Xiaomi Pocophone F1 vs Honor Play: Full Comparison




For the Rs. 20,000 price range, Honor Play, and Xiaomi Pocophone is one of the best devices you can choose from, but which one is best or better? Let’s compare both and find out the best.

Pocophone is priced at Rs. 20,999 for a base variant and Honor Play is priced at Rs. 19,999. You can get Poco for Rs. 19,999 if you have HDFC credit/debit cards. For the same price which one should you buy?

Design & Build: Poco F1 vs Honor Play

Poco f1 is made of plastic while Honor play is made up of an aluminum back. The design is quite familiar and looks good. While both the phone has Gorilla Glass 3 protection. A build is much better in Honor Play imo.

Winner: Honor Play

Display: Poco F1 vs Honor Play


Poco has 6.18-inch FHD+ display with 1080×2160 pixels. It has notch display and it’s quite bigger and looks the copy of iPhone X.

While Honor Play has 6.3-inch LCD display 1080×2340 pixels. Also, this device has notch at the top but it’s smaller than poco.

Winner: Tie (Smaller Notch in Honor Play is Advantage) 

Performance: Poco F1 vs Honor Play

Honor Play is powered by Kirin 970 chipset which is the best Huawei has to offer. Kirin 970 is a great chip and with GPU turbo boost, it makes even better. But it’s equivalent to the Snapdragon 835.

Talking about Poco, It is powered by Snapdragon 845, which is better than the Kirin 970 chip. Also, the RAM is bigger in Poco F1.

Winner: Poco F1

Camera: Poco F1 vs Honor Play

Talking about camera, Honor Play is packed with 16MP, f/2.2 with 2MP depth sensor for the portrait shot. In the front, 16 MP, f/2.0 for better selfies.

Although, Poco F1 is a better choice here as it has a 12+ 5MP sensor at 1.4micron and with that 20MP selfie camera.

Winner: Poco F1

Software: Poco F1 vs Honor Play

Honor Play is running on Android 8.1 Oreo-based on EMUI 8.2, As per the news Huawei started testing Android Pie for their phone, this device will get Android Pie soon.

Poco phone is running on Android 8.1 based on MIUI 9.6. The company promised to give Android P update by end of this year.

Winner: Tie (Again)

Battery: Poco F1 vs Honor Play

Poco F1 is packed with 4000 mAh battery which also supports Quick Charge 3.0 which is great. It also shipping 9V/2A charger with the device.

Honor Play is packed with 3750 mAh battery and event this device is shipped with 18W fast charger. But the capacity is still less than the competitors.

Winner: Poco F1

Pocophone F1 is worth every penny in this price range. You should probably get Pocophone F1 instead of the Honor Play. In each and every aspects, Pocophone is winning here.



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