Tecno Camon 11 Pro vs Huawei Y9 2019 ComparisonJanuary 11, 2019
Huawei Y9 2019 vs Tecno Camon 11 Pro
Both phones have a nice body design with an ample RAM and they also fall under the budget category as well.
We will highlight and compare the differences between both devices as well as some of the similarities they share.
Design and Build
Upon visual examination of both devices, the first thing to notice about both devices is their reflective polycarbonate body. The Huawei Y9 2019, however, scores more aesthetic points as it is more beautifully designed than the Tecno Camon C11 Pro. The Huawei Y9 2019 has a 3D curved glass on the front while the Camon C11 Pro glass covering is 2.5D curved. In addition, both devices sport rectangular notches at the top of the display but the Huawei Y9’s notch is smaller –despite housing two selfie cameras– than the Camon C11 Pro’s notch with just a single selfie camera, front-facing LED flash, and call speaker.
Both devices have their dual camera set-up, LED flash and fingerprint sensor all in the same position on the rear. The paint job and available colours of the Huawei Y9 2019 makes it more interesting. The device comes in three different colour options (Midnight Black, Sapphire Blue, and Aurora Purple) all of which have a reflective gradient pattern. The Tecno Camon C11 Pro, on the other hand, is available in only “Nebula Black” colour.
Due to the high battery capacity of the Huawei Y9 2019, it is slightly heavier (173 grams) and bulkier than the Tecno Camon C11 Pro (155 grams). However, the Huawei Y9 2019 generally looks more visually appealing. Also, due to the 3D curved glass, it is more convenient to hold in the hands than the Camon C11 Pro.
The TECNO CAMON 11 has a display screen size of 6.2 inches with a resolution of 720 x 1500 pixels and 268 PPI density, while the Huawei Y9 2019 has a slightly bigger screen size of 6.5 inches with a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels and 396 PPI density. Both phones have IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with display protection and in the overall, the Huawei Y9 2019 has a higher screen to body ratio and it will also deliver clear visuals than it’s rival.
Hardware and Software
The TECNO CAMON 11 has a MediaTek MT6761 Helio A22 chipset with Quad-core 2.0 GHz processor, while the Huawei Y9 2019 has a Hisilicon Kirin 710 (12 nm) chipset with an octa-core processor that clocked at a speed of 2.2 GHz. The TECNO CAMON 11 make use of PowerVR GE8320 for graphics with 3GB/4GB RAM for your gaming pleasure, while the later packs Mali-G51 MP4 GPU with an ample RAM of 4GB/6GB for smooth performance. On the storage, the TECNO CAMON 11 has internal storage of 32GB which is expandable, while the Huawei Y9 has 64GB and 128GB of inbuilt storage which is also expandable as well.
Both phones run on Android 8.1 Oreo operating system and they also have support for dual SIMs with 4G LTE network.
Starting with the Huawei Y9 201), it comes with a dual rear setup comprising of a primary 16MP PDAF sensor with a f/2.0 aperture and a secondary 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture. The Camon C11 Pro also comes with dual camera on the rear but it slightly betters the Huawei. The C11 Pro has a primary 16MP wide-angle lens with a wide f/1.8 aperture and a secondary 5MP camera.
On the front, the Camon C11 Pro boasts of an AI-powered 24-megapixels lens with f/2.0 aperture size accompanied by a LED flash. Huawei’s midranger comes with dual (13MP + 2MP) selfie shooters on the front, right within the compact notch. The Huawei Y9 does not have a front-facing LED flash like the Camon.
This category is a bit difficult to judge but Tecno wins it easily; this is, however, still subject to the quality of images the shooters produces in real-world, not on-paper specs.
Both devices sport non-removable Lithium-Ion batteries but the Huawei Y9 2019 has a capacity of 4,000mAh while the Camon C11 Pro carries just 3,750mAh. All things being equal, the Y9 will provide longer usage hours and standby duration.
The TECNO CAMON 11 has a nonremovable battery capacity of 3750 mAh, while the Huawei Y9 2019 has a nonremovable battery capacity of 4000 mAh.
The prices of both devices could vary according to storage variants, the location of purchase as well as the store of purchase. However, generally, the Tecno Camon C11 Pro starts at about NGN 76,000 while the Huawei Y9 2019, about NGN 80,000.
Both devices are built for the midrange market but manage to sport high-end features and specifications that almost gets you confusing them to flagships.
Both in the performance, display, design, battery, and storage, the Huawei Y9 2019 wins.
The Huawei Y9 2019 beat the TECNO CAMON 11 in this comparison, so it deserves the price tag. The TECNO CAMON 11, however, is a better phone and it will also make a good budget as well.