Huawei Honor 8X vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)


Huawei Honor 8X

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)

Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018)

Motorola One Power


All Features Differences
Huawei Honor 8X
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)
OverviewAdvantages (Factors To Decide Which Device You Should Buy) Remove All Devices
Rankings # 1# 2
Specs Score    70 / 100   58 / 100
Operating System
Features Present In Only One Device
(Unique Features)

Faster CPU

Huawei Honor 8X
2.2 GHz
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)
1.6 GHz

Around 37% faster CPU than Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016). Faster CPU means more smooth experience.


Huawei Honor 8X
7.8 mm
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)
7.3 mm

Around 6% slimmer than Huawei Honor 8X. Slimmer devices are easier to carry in pocket and look more fashionable.

More RAM

Huawei Honor 8X
4 GB
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)
2 GB

Around 100% more RAM than Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016). More RAM means more applications can run at the same time, which makes the device faster.

Light Weight

Huawei Honor 8X
175 g
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)
155 g

Around 11% lighter than Huawei Honor 8X. Light weight devices are easier to hold without tiring your arms.

Bigger Screen

Huawei Honor 8X
6.5 in
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)
5.2 in

Around 25% bigger screen than Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016). Reading, browsing internet and watching movies is more pleasing experience on a bigger screen.

Supports NFC

Huawei Honor 8X
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)

NFC enables wireless payments through your device. You can also connect two NFC enabled devices just by touching them with each other.

Better Screen Resolution

Huawei Honor 8X
2340 x 1080 pixels
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)
1080 x 1920 pixels

Around 21% more pixels than Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016). More resolution means sharper and crisper screen.

Better Camera Resolution

Huawei Honor 8X
20 MP
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)
13 MP

Around 53% more mega pixels (MP) than Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016). More resolution generally means better picture quality, though it's not always necessary.

Has Dual Camera

Huawei Honor 8X
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)

Dual camera is useful in enhancing certain effects like blur, zoom and wide angle photos.

More Storage Capacity

Huawei Honor 8X
64 GB
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)
16 GB

Around 300% more inbuilt memory than Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016). More memory allows you to store more songs, videos, photos and install more applications.

Bigger Battery

Huawei Honor 8X
3750 mAh
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)
2900 mAh

Around 29% more Battery Capacity than Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016). With more battery size, device's battery can generally last more time, though it depends on various other factors too.

Sim TypeDual Sim, GSM+GSMDual Sim, GSM+GSM
Dual SimYesYes
Sim SizeNano+Nano SIMNano SIM
Device TypeSmartphoneSmartphone
Release DateOctober 16, 2018December, 2015
Dimensions160.4 x 76.6 x 7.8 mm144.8 x 71 x 7.3 mm
Weight175 g155 g
TypeColor LTPS IPS LCD (16M)Color Super AMOLED screen (16M colors)
TouchYes, with MultitouchYes, with Multitouch
Size6.5 inches, 2340 x 1080 pixels5.2 inches, 1080 x 1920 pixels
Aspect Ratio19.5:916:9
PPI~396 PPI~424 PPI
Screen to Body Ratio~ 84.4%
FeaturesCorning Gorilla Glass 3Corning Gorilla Glass 4 Screen Protection
NotchYes, Small
Internal64 GB16 GB
Card SlotYes, upto 400 GBYes, upto 128 GB
VoLTEYes (Supports Reliance Jio)Yes (Supports Reliance Jio)
WifiYes, with wifi-hotspotYes, with wifi-hotspot
BluetoothYes, v4.2Yes, v4.1
USBYes, microUSB v2.0Yes, microUSB v2.0
USB FeaturesUSB Tethering, USB on-the-go, USB Charging
Wireless ChargingNo
GPSYesYes, with A-GPS Support
Fingerprint SensorYes, BackYes
Face UnlockYes
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, CompassAccelerometer, Compass
3.5mm Headphone JackYesYes
Camera20 MP + 2 MP Dual Camera with autofocus13 MP Camera with autofocus
Dual CameraYesNo
FeaturesDigital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focusFace detection, Geo tagging, Panorama, Touch to focus
Video RecordingYes, 1080p @ 30 fpsYes, 1080p @ 30 fps
FlashYes, LEDYes, LED
Front CameraYes, 16 MPYes, 5 MP
OSAndroid, v8.1 (Oreo)Android, 5.1.1 (Lollipop)
CPU2.2 GHz, Octa Core, Hisilicon Kirin 710 Processor1.6 GHz, Octa Core Processor
GPUMali-G51 MP4
BrowserYes, supports HTML5Yes, supports HTML
SupportsSMS, MMS, IMMMS, Instant Messaging
EmailPush EmailYes, with Push Email
MusicMP3, eAAC+, WAV, FlacMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
VideoMP4, H.264MP4, WMV, H.264
FM RadioYesYes
Document ReaderYesYes
TypeNon-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
Size3750 mAh, Li-Po Battery2900 mAh, Li-ion Battery


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