Huawei Y9 2019 vs OPPO F9 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy J6+ Comparison

Late last month Huawei Mobile launched its Huawei Y9 (2019) smartphone for the Kenyan market. This was Huawei’s biggest media and public launch yet in the Kenyan market,with hopes to grow the phone manufacturers’ market share among Kenya’s growing middle class.

The HUAWEI Y series is known for its powerful battery life, delicate appearance and seamless user experience. Targeting the “Young and Excellent” , the Huawei Y9 2019 is the firm’s “Entry-level Flagship Phone” and comes with an upgraded CPU, both front and rear dual cameras, and the notched HUAWEI FullView Display to the entry-level models for the first time.

The phone comes with a notched 6.5-inch HUAWEI FullView Display with 3D curved design and is powered by a 2.2GHz octa-core processor. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Huawei Y9 (2019) packs a 13-megapixel primary camera plus a 2-megapixel secondary camera on the rear. While on the front, it packs a 16-megapixel primary camera plus a 2-megapixel secondary camera. Both the front and rear cameras are integrated with AI photography technology to produce more stunning selfies and more professional photos.

Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS and Bluetooth. Sensors on the phone include Fingerprint sensor, Compass/ Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer and Ambient light sensor. The unit is powered by a 4000mAh battery for a long lasting user experience and features 4GB of RAM with 64GB internal storage.

With all this features, you might want to know how the Huawei Y9 2019 stacks up against the competition.More like, if it’s inferior or superior to some of the latest and fast moving devices locally such as the OPPO F9 Pro and the Galaxy J6 Plus, not only in terms of value for money but feature wise.

OPPO F9 Pro smartphone packs a 6.3 inch FHD display with the beautifully designed water drop notch. It is powered by the Mediatek MT6771 Helio P60 chipset and runs on Android v8.1 Oreo with ColorOS 5.2 on top. The F9 Pro features 6GB of RAM with 128GB internal storage. This makes it superior over the Huawei Y9 2019 which comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB internal storage. This unit is however powered by a slightly smaller battery a capacity of 3400mAh.
The OPPO F9 Pro supports VOOC Flash Charging technology. It has an impressive 25MP selfie camera, facial recognition feature and a fingerprint scanner located on the rear.

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Samsung Galaxy J6 Plus was unveiled together with the Samsung Galaxy J4 Plus in September, 2018. It features a 6.0 inch IPS LCD elongated display with 720p resolution and has the Snapdragon 425 quad-core 1.4GHz processor. This phone is available in 3GB & 4GB RAM with 32GB & 64GB internal storage space respectively. It features an 8MP selfie camera accompanied by an LED flash. The phones dual rear camera system has a 13MP lens with f/1.9 aperture and 5MP lens for depth sensing.
Samsung Galaxy J6+ comes with a fingerprint scanner mounted on the side on the power key. Unlike the Huawei Y9 2019 and OPPO F9 Pro which have rear mounted fingerprint sensors.

Let’s look at the 3 phones in detail on how their features compare to each other….

SUMMARY

 

Huawei Y9 2019

 

OPPO F9 Pro

Samsung Galaxy J6 Plus

 
Performance Octa core Octa core Quad core  
Display 6.5″ (16.51 cm) 6.3″ (16 cm) 6.0″ (15.24 cm)  
Storage 64 GB 64 GB 64 GB  
Camera 16 MP + 2 MP 16 MP + 2 MP 13 MP + 5 MP  
Battery 4000 mAh 3400 mAh 3300 mAh  
Ram 4 GB 6 GB 4 GB  
SPECIAL FEATURES

Fingerprint Sensor Position Rear Rear Side  
Other Sensors Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer  
Fingerprint Sensor Yes Yes Yes  
GENERAL

Also Known As Huawei Enjoy 9 Plus N/A  
Quick Charging Yes Yes N/A  
Operating System Android v8.1 (Oreo) Android v8.1 (Oreo) Android v8.1 (Oreo)  
Sim Slots Dual SIM, GSM+GSM Dual SIM, GSM+GSM Dual SIM, GSM+GSM  
Model Y9 2019 F9 Pro Galaxy J6 Plus 64GB  
Launch Date October, 2018 (Official) August, 2018 (Official) September, 2018 (Official)  
Custom Ui EMUI ColorOS N/A  
Brand Huawei OPPO Samsung  
Network 4G: Available: 3G: Available, 2G: Available 4G: Available : 3G: Available, 2G: Available 4G: Available : 3G: Available, 2G: Available  
Fingerprint Sensor Yes Yes Yes  
MULTIMEDIA

Loudspeaker Yes Yes Yes  
PERFORMANCE

Chipset HiSilicon Kirin 710 MediaTek Helio P60 Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917  
Graphics Mali-G51 MP4 Mali-G72 MP3 Adreno 308  
Processor Octa core (2.2 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A73 + 1.7 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53) Octa core (2 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A73 + 2 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53) Quad core, 1.4 GHz, Cortex A53  
Architecture 64 bit 64 bit N/A  
Ram 4 GB 6 GB 4 GB  
DESIGN

Thickness 8.05 mm 8 mm 7.9 mm  
Width 77.1 mm 74 mm 76.9 mm  
Weight 173 grams 169 grams 178 grams  
Height 162.4 mm 156.7 mm 161.4 mm  
Colours Midnight Black, Sapphire Blue, Aurora Purple Sunrise Red, Twilight Blue, Starry Purple Black, Grey, Red  
DISPLAY

Display Type IPS LCD IPS LCD IPS LCD  
Aspect Ratio 19.5:9 19.5:9 18.5:9  
Bezelless Display Yes Yes Yes  
Pixel Density 396 ppi 409 ppi 274 ppi  
Screen To Body Ratio Calculated 82.65 % 83.84 % 73.94 %  
Screen Size 6.5 inches (16.51 cm) 6.3 inches (16 cm) 6.0 inches (15.24 cm)  
Screen Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels 1080 x 2340 pixels 720 x 1480 pixels  
Touch Screen Yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch Yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch Yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch  
STORAGE

Internal Memory 64 GB 64 GB 64 GB  
Expandable Memory Yes Up to 400 GB Yes Up to 256 GB Yes Up to 256 GB  
CAMERA

Settings Exposure compensation Exposure compensation, ISO control Exposure compensation, ISO control  
Camera Features Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus Wide Angle Selfie Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus  
Image Resolution 4616 x 3464 Pixels 4616 x 3464 Pixels 4128 x 3096 Pixels  
Autofocus Yes Yes Yes  
Shooting Modes Continuous Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), AI, AR lens Continuous Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR) Continuous Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)  
Resolution 13 MP + 2 MP Dual Front Cameras 25 MP Front Camera 8 MP Front Camera  
Flash Yes LED Flash Yes Screen flash Yes LED Flash  
BATTERY

User Replaceable No No No  
Quick Charging Yes Fast Yes N/A  
Type Li-ion Li-Polymer Li-ion  
Capacity 4000 mAh 3500 mAh 3300 mAh  
NETWORK CONNECTIVITY

Wifi Yes Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n Yes Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n Yes Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n  
Wifi Features Mobile Hotspot Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot Mobile Hotspot  
Bluetooth Yes v5.0 Yes v4.2 Yes v4.2  
Volte Yes Yes Yes  
USB Connectivity Mass storage device, USB charging, microUSB Mass storage device, USB charging, microUSB 2.0 Mass storage device, USB charging, microUSB 2.0  
Network Support 4G, 3G, 2G 4G, 3G, 2G 4G, 3G, 2G  
GPS Yes with A-GPS, Glonass Yes with A-GPS, Glonass Yes with A-GPS, Glonass  
Sim 1 4G Bands:TD-LTE 2300(band 40) FD-LTE 1800(band 3)3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS:Available EDGE:Available 4G Bands:TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS:Available EDGE:Available 4G Bands:TD-LTE 2300(band 40) FD-LTE 1800(band 3)3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS:Available EDGE:Available  
Sim 2 4G Bands: TD-LTE 2300(band 40) FD-LTE 1800(band 3)3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS:Available EDGE:Available 4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS:Available EDGE:Available 4G Bands: TD-LTE 2300(band 40) FD-LTE 1800(band 3)3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS:Available EDGE:Available  
PRICE

Price Ksh. 24,990.00 Ksh. 34,199.00 Ksh. 21,300.00  

 

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