Comparison between:
- Huawei Honor Play 8A
- Huawei Honor 20i

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

Huawei Honor Play 8AHuawei Honor 20i
Huawei Honor Play 8A
Prices
Huawei Honor 20i
Prices
Model alias-HRY-AL00Ta

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width73.5 mm
7.35 cm
0.24 ft
2.89 in
73.64 mm
7.36 cm
0.24 ft
2.9 in
Height156.28 mm
15.63 cm
0.51 ft
6.15 in
154.8 mm
15.48 cm
0.51 ft
6.09 in
Thickness8 mm
0.8 cm
0.03 ft
0.31 in
7.95 mm
0.8 cm
0.03 ft
0.31 in
Weight150 g
0.33 lbs
5.29 oz
164 g
0.36 lbs
5.78 oz
Volume91.89 cm³
5.58 in³
90.63 cm³
5.5 in³
ColorsBlack
Blue
Gold
Red
Black
Blue
Red
Body materialsMetal
Plastic
Plastic

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeNano-SIMNano-SIM
Nano-SIM / microSD
Number of SIM cards22
FeaturesDual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)-

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
CDMACDMA 800 MHz-
TD-SCDMATD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
-
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 850 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE-TDD 2000 MHz (B34)
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz

Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesUMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 7
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 12

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)Android 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
User interface (UI)EMUI 9.0EMUI 9.0.1

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCMediaTek Helio P35 (MT6765)Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 710
Process technology12 nm12 nm
CPU4x 2.3 GHz ARM Cortex-A53, 4x 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A534x 2.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A73, 4x 1.7 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv8-A
CPU cores88
CPU frequency2300 MHz2200 MHz
GPUPowerVR GE8320ARM Mali-G51 MP4
GPU cores-4
GPU frequency680 MHz1000 MHz
RAM capacity3 GB4 GB
6 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3-
RAM channelsSingle channel-
RAM frequency933 MHz-
-i7 coprocessor
GPU Turbo 2.0

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage32 GB
64 GB
64 GB
128 GB
256 GB
eMMC 5.1-

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyIPSIPS
Diagonal size6.09 in
154.69 mm
15.47 cm
6.21 in
157.73 mm
15.77 cm
Width2.55 in
64.82 mm
6.48 cm
2.6 in
66.1 mm
6.61 cm
Height5.53 in
140.45 mm
14.04 cm
5.64 in
143.22 mm
14.32 cm
Aspect ratio2.167:12.167:1
Resolution720 x 1560 pixels1080 x 2340 pixels
Pixel density282 ppi
110 ppcm
415 ppi
163 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area79.52 %83.31 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
2.5D curved glass screen2.5D curved glass screen
LTPS (Low Temperature PolySilicon)
85% NTSC

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Fingerprint
Hall

Primary camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed at its back and is used for taking photos and recording videos.

Sensor model-Sony IMX576 Exmor RS
Sensor typeCMOS-
ISO-50 - 3200
Aperturef/1.8f/1.8
Flash typeLEDLED
Image resolution4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
5632 x 4224 pixels
23.79 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps60 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Phase detectionSensor size - 1/2.8"
Pixel size - 1.8 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Phase detection
720p @ 480 fps
Secondary rear camera - 8 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#2)
Angle of view - 120° (#2)
Third rear camera - 2 MP
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#3)

Secondary camera

Secondary cameras are placed above the screen of the device and are usually used for video calls, gesture recognition, etc.

Sensor type-CMOS BSI
Aperturef/2f/2
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
6528 x 4896 pixels
31.96 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
Face unlock-

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioYesYes

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version4.24.2
FeaturesA2DP
EDR
LE
A2DP
EDR
LE

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector typeMicro USBMicro USB
Version2.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
VoLTE

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecs3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MP4
VP8
VP9
WebM
WMV
Xvid

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity3020 mAh3400 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
Charger output power5 V / 1 A5 V / 2 A
FeaturesNon-removableNon-removable
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