POCO X2 vs Honor Play: Analysis, specs and price

The newest POCO X2 owns four main cameras of 64/8/2/2 MP with a flash type Dual LED against the Honor Play that houses two rear cameras of 16/2 MP with LED. Both smartphones brings new hardware,camera and software improvements. The review for this version with new specs are detailed next.

poco x2 vs honor play

Processor

The POCO X2 runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 2 cores of 2.2 GHz Kryo 470 and 6 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 470. It has a maximun CPU frequency of 2200 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture.
The Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G is a less powerful chipset processor than the Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 970.
Meanwhile, the Honor Play has a Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 970, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 4 cores of 2.36 GHz ARM Corte cores of -A73 and 4 cores of 1.84 GHz ARM Corte cores of -A53. It has a maximun CPU frequency of 2360 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture,i7 coprocessor,Neural-Network Processing Unit and GPU Turbo.

Battery

The POCO X2 battery capacity is 4500 mAh which is a 20% (percent) more powerful than the 3750 mAh offered by the Honor Play. Some features include Fast charging and Non-removable
The Honor Play battery include Fast charging and Non-removable

Screen

The handset is using a IPS display with 1080 x 2400 pixels and a screen size of 6.67 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Honor Play is featuring a IPS with 1080 x 2340 pixels and a display size of 6.3 in (inches)

As we can see here, the POCO X2 is a 5.9% bigger than Honor Play screen.

Honor Play specs
Honor Play

Memory

On the memory hardware side, the POCO X2 is carrying a ram memory of 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 1866 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel and a built-in storage of 64 GB (gigabytes),128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes)

. The Honor Play is coming with a 4 GB (gigabytes) or 6 GB (gigabytes), some features like 1833 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel and a built-in storage of 64 GB (gigabytes)In the basic edition, the POCO X2 gives a 50% more ram memory capacity than Honor Play.

The maximum capacity offered by the POCO X2 is 8 gigabytes ,which is a 33.33% bigger than the Honor Play with 6 gigabytes.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The POCO X2 comes with 64 GB (gigabytes) or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes),In the basic edition, both phones have the same storage capacity of 64 gigabytes.

The max storage capacity offered by the POCO X2 is 256 gigabytes ,which is a 300% more than the Honor Play with 64 gigabytes.

Honor Play gets you 64 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

poco x2 specs
POCO X2

Rear Camera

The POCO X2 main camera setup is composed by 64/8/2/2 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , carrying sensor like Sony IMX686 , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.7 f/2.2 f/2.4 f/2.4 F.Meanwhile the Honor Play rear camera comes with 16/2 MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length (35 , of 27 mm and aperture lens of f/2.2 – f/2.4 (#2) F.

POCO X2 Honor Play
1080p @ 120 fps 1080p @ 60fps
10x digital zoom 6-element lens
720p @ 960 fps AI Beautification
Angle of view – 120° (#2) AI real time retouch
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) AI Scene detection (500 scenes/22 cat)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3) Autofocus
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4) Continuous shooting
Autofocus Depth sensor
Continuous shooting Digital image stabilization
Digital image stabilization Digital zoom
Digital zoom Exposure compensation
Exposure compensation Face detection
Face detection Face recognition
Fourth rear camera – 2 MP (macro) Geotagging
Geotagging HDR
HDR ISO settings
ISO settings Lighting Studio Portrait
Macro shooting distance – 2 cm (#4) Night mode
Optical image stabilization Object tracking
Panorama Panorama
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Phase detection
Pixel size – 1.12 μm (#2) Portrait mode – Bokeh effect
Pixel size – 1.6 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning) RAW
Pixel size – 1.75 μm (#3) Scene mode
Pixel size – 1.75 μm (#4) Secondary rear camera – 2 MP (monochrome)
Scene mode Self-timer
Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide angle) Touch focus
Self-timer White balance settings
Third rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Price

The POCO X2 price is $265 and the Honor Play price tag is $270

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