Recently Honor released their new phone HONOR PLAY with a flagship level chip and then XIAOMI released their new phone by their sub brand POCO with a SNAPDRAGON 845 chip inside which turned into a huge success because of low price and high performance. Both the phone offers almost the same specs at a same price point. But which one is worth buying? POCO F1 or Honor Play? Lets see who wins..
Lets talk about the build quality first, POCO F1 is made out of Poly Carbonate or a plastic kind of material, on the other hand Honor Play is made out of Metal! So according to the build quality Honor scores more for its highly build body. The Honor play is also thinner and taller and it’s also lighter than POCO F1.So on the build quality Honor Play is the winner.
The Honor play supports a larger display and it has a 6.3 inch LCD panel with 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The POCO F1 has a 6.18 inch display with 18.7:9 panel. Both of the phones has almost the same quality display with Full HD+ resolution. On display protection POCO F1 has a Gorilla Glass 3 protection but the Honor Play doesn’t give any info about their screen protection. But if you want a larger panel then Honor play is the choice for you.
But in our opinion the POCO F1 wins in the display section!
The Honor Play is running on the Flagship chip from Honor HiSilicon Kirin 970. And the GPU is Mali-G72 MP12. And the F1 is running on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 with Adreno 630 GPU which works better than Honor Play even with the GPU turbo on Honor. Both of them has 4-6 GB RAM with MicroSD up to 256 GB. It is actually hard to define them with performance in day to day usage
Both the phone runs on Android Oreo 8.1 with their custom skins. In our opinion MIUI performs much better than Honors MUI. And in this section Xiaomi is also a winner.
Poco F1 comes with a 4000 mAh battery compared with 3750 mAh of Honor Play. Both of them supports fast charging. In terms of smaller display and higher battery capacity Poco F1 performs a bit well than the Honor Play but that’s not a high percentage win. So it’s a tie!
The POCO F1 has 12 MP main rare camera with secondary lens of 5 MP and 20 MP Front Camera. On the other hand the Honor Play has a 16 MP main camera with 2 MP secondary lens with 16 MP Front Camera. The POCO F1 performs well with color processing and dynamic range. It also did well with the portrait mode. Even the Honer Play was not far behind. Both of them performed well in low light but the honor had lower noise and clear images. On front the 20 MP shooter of F1 performs well than the 16 MP shooter of Play. Both of them can shoot 4k videos on 60 FPS but the details the Poco F1 wins over Honor play. So on this section Xiaomi strikes again!
The Honor play is $328 USD on the other hand the POCO F1 is priced slightly higher wih $363 USD.
So,form above we can see The POCO F1 clearly wins the game in terms of overall performance,build,camera and others. But the Honor play is also a good choice if you want a good look and slightly taller display.
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