Huawei Mate 8 vs Nexus 6P Mobile: Huawei recently has launched two phones, one is its own flagship named Huawei mate 8 and the other is merged with google named Nexus 6P. Huawei has proved that it has the ability to make a truly premium device. The skills and resources makes it more established players in the market. It has already made history by doing partnership with Google for its Nexus device. Huawei merges its hardware skills with Google’s snappier, lighter stock software, and with the Nexus 6P and the result of this is now the phone is currently the best flagship in the market. But what about Huawei’s own flagship, the mate series. Let us do a brief comparison of the two phones.
Huawei Mate 8 vs Nexus 6P Mobile Specifications & Features
DISPLAY: the display of Huawei Mate 8 is 6.00 inches with a resolution of 1080×1920 pixels. It has a ‘aerospace-grade’ aluminium body. Whereas, the screen size of Nexus 6P is 5.70 inches with a resolution of 1440×2560 pixels along with pixel density of 518 PPI. But the QHD AMOLED display on the Nexus 6P is much better than the 1080p IPS display on Huawei Mate 8 comparatively. When it comes to screen size, those who want a big phone for them Huawei Mate 8 is the best choice as it has a 6-inch screen, larger than the Nexus 6P. But will that 3 inches make much difference. Nexus 6P also has the advantage of AMOLED display which offers better experience. Huawei however is not lagging behind as its JDI-NEO display helps to make up for the shortcomings such as the QHD resolution.
CAMERA: the rear camera of Huawei Mate 8 is 16-megapixel with LED flash and the front Camera is of 8-megapixel. The rear camera of Nexus 6P is 12.3-megapixel with LED flash and front facing camera is of 8-megapixel. Here we can easily make out, which phone stands out in terms of camera. Huawei Mate 8 also features optical image stabilization (OIS) which is missing in Nexus 6P. But the Nexus 6P has a much better way of interpreting the scene than the Mate 8 because of its more colour depth and it is much better in brighter situations than the Mate 8.
SOFTWARE: Huawei Mate 8 runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Emotion UI whereas Nexus 6P also runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. As both the phones runs on the same operating system, it will be easy for people to pick the phone of their choice. More or less all the features (such as Google Now on Tap) will be same except a few.
HARDWARE: the processor of Huawei Mate 8 is 1.8 GHz Octa-core and its chipset is made of HiSilicon Kirin 950 and the processor of Nexus 6P is 2 GHz Octa-core whose chipset is made of Qualcomm Snapdragon 810. Mate 8 has a RAM of 3/4 GB with internal storage of 32/64 GB expandable via MicroSD card upto 64 GB. On the other hand Nexus 6P has a RAM of 3 GB and has an inbuilt storage of 32/64/128 GB but it does not support expandable memory. Colours available for Mate 8 are Moonlight Silver, Mocha Brown, Champagne Gold and Space Grey while colours available for Nexus 6P are Graphite, Frost White and Aluminium.
BATTERY: Huawei Mate 8 comes with 4,000 mAh battery and it helps to let you know which apps are being power hogs and to further get some extra juice it has the option of blacklisting these in the optimizer. It comfortably allows you to use the phone for good 2 days. The device also comes with fast charging capabilities. On the other hand Nexus 6P a 3,450 mAh battery and the device can be charged more fast because Google adopted USB Type-C standard. With features like Doze, the battery life of Nexus 6P will last for a day and a half. But if you are looking for a phone which will last an extra mile then the Mate 8 is what you should go for.
Huawei Mate 8 is said to do well in the market against the likes of Google Nexus 6P. But a lot will depend on the price of Mate 8 which is Rs 31,100 approximately.