Huawei Honor 5X vs Xiaomi Mi4i: Bigger and better budget warrior gets an edge!

Huawei has been winning hearts of consumers in India with its specs heavy, compellingly priced smartphones. The company's online specific brand Honor has a list of feature rich devices that include the very recent Honor 5X smartphone in India. The 5X phone packs in a bouquet of interesting specifications for a price of Rs 12,999, which make it an attractive offering in this price range.

Huawei Honor 5X vs Xiaomi Mi4i: Better warrior tops the chart!

The Honor 5X is the company's take on its rivals' budget offerings in the market. With the Honor 5X, Huawei promises to offer a brilliant package of specs, features and looks, at an aggressive price point.

If you are looking forward to buy a specs-heavy smartphone, which is easy on your budget, and are confused between the Honor 5X and the Xiaomi Mi4i, here we give a specs comparison of both to let you know which one has better features over other.

Take a look to know more about the phones:

Huawei Honor 5X vs Xiaomi Mi4i: Better warrior tops the chart!

A visually delightful screen:

Huawei Honor 5X flaunts a 5.5-inch screen with Full HD (1080p) resolution which offers crisp visuals, reproduces colours well and has good viewing angles. Xiaomi's Mi4i on the other hand, has a smaller display. It has a 5-inch screen with FHD resolution. Honor 5X makes for a better option if you are interested in going for a bigger display.

Huawei Honor 5X vs Xiaomi Mi4i: Better warrior tops the chart!

Processer and storage:

To offer a power-packed performance, Honor 5X comes with a 64-bit octa-core Snapdragon 616 chipset under the hood. The Qualcomm chipset gets the company of 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage, which can be expanded up to 128GB using microSD card. The Xiaomi Mi4i is powered by the SD615 chipset with Adreno 405 GPU, and 2GB of RAM. Both the phones offer 16 GB of ROM, however Honor 5X gets an edge due to the presence of microSD card slot which is missing from the latter.

Huawei Honor 5X vs Xiaomi Mi4i: Better warrior tops the chart!

Camera optics:

For the camera frenzy, Honor ensures to offer good optics on its smartphones. Its offering has a 13MP rear camera with two-tone dual-LED flash, and a 5Mp front-facing snapper. The Mi4i also comes with a 13MP rear camera and 5MP front facing snapper.

Huawei Honor 5X vs Xiaomi Mi4i: Better warrior tops the chart!

Software goodness:

Huawei's Honor 5X is powered by Android Lollipop wrapped under the company's own EMUI 3.1, which gives users extra features and software customizations for a better user-interface and experience. The Mi4i also runs Android 5.1 Lollipop topped with the company's native UI.

Huawei Honor 5X vs Xiaomi Mi4i: Better warrior tops the chart!

Fingerprint scanner:

Huawei has used improved version of the fingerprint scanner on the Honor 5X, which makes the scanning process faster and precise. The Xiaomi Mi4i lacks a Fingerprint sensor.

Connectivity options:

In terms of connectivity options, Huawei Honor 5X supports dual-SIM, 4G network, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, microUSB, and GPS/AGPS. Xiaomi Mi4i also has similar connectivity options.

Huawei Honor 5X vs Xiaomi Mi4i: Better warrior tops the chart!

Verdict

Overall both the phones are equally good , however Honor 5X scores points in terms of better finger print scanner; larger display and an improved chipset. Nevertheless both Xiaomi Mi4i and Honor 5X serve as few of the best handset solutions to the digital natives.

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