Camon 15 Premier vs Huawei Y9s

TECNO Camon 15 Premier vs Huawei Y9s: Allot of things will cross your mind when you see two pop up selfie camera in a store. Especially when both phones are from Huawei and Tecno. The ultimate question will be, which of these two pop up camera phones should you buy? Well we are here to make the job easy for you.

This post is about comparing the newly released Tecno Camon 15 Premier and Huawei Y9s. We’ll be talking about their similarities (if there is any) and the differences (which we look forward to). At the end you get to decide which on is better and which of these phones you’ll be walking out of the store with.

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Comparison are suppose to be simple right? I mean, just hold the two phones and from the looks just pick anyone. Hold up, phones are more complicated than that. There are things that make phones and getting to know these key features and comparing them is key to knowing which you would prefer to buy. I guess phone comparison is not that simple after all.

TECNO Camon 15 Premier vs Huawei Y9s

FEATURESHuawei Y9sTECNO Camon 15 Premier
Network2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Weight206 g (7.27 oz)203 g (7.16 oz)
Screen size6.59 inches6.6 inches
Resolution1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~391 ppi density)1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~395 ppi density)
OSAndroid 9.0 (Pie); ColorOS 6.1MIUI 10Android 10.0; HIOS 6.0
ChipsetHisilicon Kirin 710F (12 nm)Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm)
CPUOcta-core (4×2.2 GHz Cortex-A73)Octa-core (1×2.3 GHz Cortex-A53)
RAM6GB6GB
Storage128GB128GB
SD CardYesYes
Rear Camera48 MP (wide) PDAF
8 MP (ultrawide)
2 MP depth sensor
64 MP (wide) PDAF
5 MP (ultrawide)
2 MP depth sensor
QVGA
Front CameraMotorized pop-up 16 MPMotorized pop-up 32 MP
Sensors1. Fingerprint (side-mounted)
2. accelerometer
3. gyro
4. proximity
5. compass
1. Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
2. accelerometer
3. proximity
BatteryNon-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh batteryNon-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery
PriceAbout $257, ₦98,900 Naira (Lower version)About $247, 95,000 Naira

Judging from the key features of both phones as seen in the table above, we’ll be comparing these phones. This is where it gets even more interesting and trust me. The summary below will show us the similarities and differences of both phones.

Network Connectivity

Both phones gives you same features when it comes to internet connectivity. There is no 5G network available in both phones. They use 2G, 3G and 4G networks which is pretty standard judging from the fact that 5G network is currently not available in most countries.

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So for a start both phones are tied in this category. You get same value for the money spent here. Now lets move on to the build, design and display category to see where the differences begins.

Build, Design and Display

The difference actually starts from the build of both phones. Tecno Camon 15 Premier has Glass front, plastic back, plastic frame build while the Huawei Y9s has a Front/back glass, aluminum frame build. Different materials were used to build these phones which means you’ll start noticing they are not same the moment you hold them.

Both phones have the pop up selfie camera which means you have the whole screen to your self. They both have similar display size, the Huawei Y9s display size is 6.59 inch while Camon 15 Premier is 6.6 inch. Well, its pretty much same to me. You can hardly notice the 0.01 inch difference in display size.

Huawei placed the fingerprint sensor at the side of the Huawei Y9s but Tecno placed its own at the rear. Side, under display, top, bottom or rear, the most important thing is the fingerprint sensor is functional.

With the above been said, both phones comes with great designs but different built materials. So, you have decide which one you like and go for it.

Operating System and Chipset

Huawei Y9s was released in 2019 and its running Android 9.0 (Pie) along with the User Interface ColorOS 6.1. The Camon 15 Premier was released in 2020 and its running Android 10.0 along with the User Interface HIOS 6.0. The Huawei Y9s will be getting the Android 10 update sometime in the future.

There are also differences in the SOC section. Camon 15 Premier uses the Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm) SOC while the Huawei Y9s uses Hisilicon Kirin 710F (12 nm) SOC. Both SOCs are built on same nm (12nm) which means they are expected to perform on same level.

You should expect almost same performance from the SOCs of both phones. Image processing, browsing, download, upload speed etc. But, there might a change in favor of the Huawei phone when it comes to gaming and graphics due to its Mali GPU.

Internal Storage and RAM

Both of these phones comes with a 6GB RAM and 128GB Internal Storage. There is also option for external storage via microSD card. There is really nothing much to talk about here. In this category, both phones brings same value to the table.

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Camera

The Camon series are known for their camera performance while the Huawei Y series is popular for lots of things including camera.

Camon 15 Premier comes with a 64MP quad rear camera which is a big megapixel while the Huawei Y9s comes with a 48MP triple rear camera. But in the front the Huawei Y9s comes with a 16MP pop up selfie camera while the Camon 15 Premier comes with a 32MP pop up selfie camera. The camon 15 Premier is expected to have better camera performance. Please see reason below.

You see, the Tecno Camon 15 PREMIER is using Sony IMX686 64MP sensor which is unique. The Tecno promises better back camera quality but a live test between these two phones will verify. You can JOIN US on YouTube to catch all our live videos and reviews.

Battery

Both phones comes with a 4000 mAh battery with no fast charge or wireless charge feature enabled. The battery size is not bad considering that the likes of Google Pixel 4 series last year came with lesser battery.

Prices

The price of the Huawei Y9s is About $257, ₦98,000 Naira. The price of the Camon 15 premier is about $247, N95,000 Naira. While the price difference is within similar range, you still have to decide which of these phones you’d like to buy. Both comes with pop up selfie camera with decent hardware features.

No doubt the Camon 15 Premier vs Huawei Y9s phones nice phones. Well they are produced by two good companies under different phone series. But, don’t miss out the features that sets them apart. These features are what will help you decide on which phone you should buy.

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3 Comments

  1. This is a waste of article space. You clearly don’t know anything about there two phones and to help you out, the tecno camon 15 is no match for the y9s. Also, what gave you the idea that chips produced on the same size range means similar performance? Lol! Helio P22 is on the same 12nm basis too so you clearly just assuming things you shouldn’t here. And the third party Mediatek Helio chipset is really not in the same class as HiSilicon Kirin owned by Huawei

    1. Techist thank you for stopping by.

      First its true i really don’t know much about phone and i learn everyday. Well actually no one knows it all not even you.

      Second, the comparison was not with Camon 15 but the PREMIER version seems you missed that. Then again the SOC of the Camon 15 premier is Helio P35 and not Helio P22 as you stated above. Again you missed that. Also, SOC built built on same NM are always expected to run on same speed, the advantage in the Kirin SOC above is the new CPU cores Cortex A76 that it comes with. And if you read the post well you’d notice i said the Kirin SOC have an advantage.

      Lastly, just because an SOC is a third party does not make it inferior. Here at Tech Arena24 we don’t write articles with Sentiments. We source for info, compare paper specifications and live tests before we compose our comparison articles.

      Once again, thank you for stopping by. I’d love to learn from you someday.

  2. great comparison. You guy’s are amazing… Some just have that low mentality that tecno can’t compare with so called elite phones. My tecno does better that an iPhone of the same price. Why Buy a luxury you can’t enjoy.

    Tecno is the rising 👑 of mobile phone

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