Comparison between 1,999 yuan smartphone : ZTE Nubia Z7 Max, Huawei Honor 6 and OnePlus One smartphone

by Rosgani 4


Today, we found the lot’s of 1999 yuan smartphone or about $322 USD price tag in the market. The phone are ZTE Nubia Z7 max, Huawei Honor 6 and OnePlus One smartphone. Those are three flagship smartphone in the market.

ZTE has launch the ZTE nubia Z7 Max smartphone, the phone is packs with high-end configuration but offers with  very competitive price, hile the Huawei is also making the attention since unveiled the new flagship smartphone Huawei Honor 6. While the last but not least, the OnePlus One smartphone that comes with very nice configuration but all phones are offers with very affordable price.

Here is the comparison table, contains the specs of each flagship smartphones :

First, we compare to the appearance parameters

Nubia Z7 Max: 152.7mm x 76mm x 8.7mm
Huawei Honor 6:139.6 mm x 69.7mm x 7.5mm
OnePlus One : 152.9mm x 75.9mm x 8.9mm

Nubia Z7 Max: 160g
Huawei Honor 6:130 g
OnePlus One: 160g

In terms of appearance, Nubia Z7 Max and OnePlus One smartphones has larger display with 5.5-inches screen size, while the Huawei Honor 6 is only has 5 inch screen size. But all three device has similar screen with big enough screen size, and the phone’s body thickness is almost similar while the Huawei Honor 6 has more thinnest with only has 7.5mm body thickness, this phone is more lightweight too.

Second, the screen


Screen Size
Nubia Z7 Max: 5.5 inch
Huawei Honor 6: 5 inch
OnePlus One: 5.5 inch

Nubia Z7 Max: 1920 x 1080 resolution
Huawei Honor 6: 1920 x 1080 resolution
OnePlus One: 1920 x 1080 resolution

Screen Material
Nubia Z7 Max: The third generation Corning Gorilla Glass
Huawei Honor 6: The third generation of Corning Gorilla Glass
OnePlus One: third-generation Corning Gorilla Glass

All three device is using the same screen material, that using third version of Corning Gorilla Glass material. OnePlus One is using floating screen design, from the exterior to have innovative features. While the Nubia Z7 Max is equipped with a 5.5 inches FHD Sharp screen. And Huawei Honor 6 uses TFT material, with LTPS technology.

Third, the hardware


Nubia Z7 Max: Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 (MSM8974AC) quad-core processor, running at 2.5GHz clock-speed, while the GPU is support by Qualcomm Adreno 330

Huawei Honor 6: Powered by Huawei Hass Kirin 920 octa-core processor, 4 x A15 which running at 1.7GHz clock speed and 4 x A7 which running at 1.3GHz clock speed, the GPU is support by ARM Mali T628MP4.

OnePlus One: Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 (MSM8974AC) quad-core processor, that running at 2.5GHz clock speed, and the GPU is support by Qualcomm Adreno 330.

Nubia Z7 Max and OnePlus One smartphone is using the smae processor, both phones is using Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 (MSM8974AC) quad-core processor, both CPU is running frequency up to 2.5GHz clock-speed, contains 28nm HPm processing technology, full support for 4G connectivity, and support for energy saving, quick charging technology, multimedia processing, network connections and other more obvious improvements. To many mainstream phone uses, including Samsung Galaxy S5, Xiaomi Mi4, OPPO Find 7, LG G3, is now one of the best mainstream processor. And the Adreno 330 GPU its accompanying performance is quite powerful.

The Huawei Hass uses their own Huawei Hass Kirin 920 eight-core processor. Kirin 920 has 4 core Cortex-A7 and Cortex-A15 core, using 28HPM advanced technology. The chipset has SoC chip supports TD-LTE/LTE FDD / TD-SCDMA / WCDMA / GSM standard. It also supports H.265, 4K ultra high-definition full HD video decoding, GPU for the ARM Mali T628MP4 that can run big game smoothly.


Nubia Z7 Max has 2GB of RAM
Huawei Honor 6 has 3GB of RAM
OnePlus One has 3GB of RAM

In addition Nubia Z7 Max uses a 2GB of RAM configuration, the Huawei Honor 6 and OnePlus One provides 3GB of RAM, support better in performance.

Memory Capacity
Nubia Z7 Max: 32GB, support up to 64GB of storage expansion
Huawei Honor 6: 16GB, supports up to 64GB of storage expansion
OnePlus One: 16GB, does not support extended memory

Nubia Z7 Max has the best performance, the product comes with the 32GB and 64GB of internal memory capacity and has support for memory expansion up to 64GB. While the Huawei Honor 6 is comes with 16GB, but support the expansion card.  Both phone is offers with starting 1,999 yuan price tag.

Network Type
Nubia Z7 Max: dual card dual standby
Huawei Honor 6: Single Card
OnePlus One: Single Card

Nubia Z7 Max enables dual card dual standby, a wider choice than the other two smartphones. All three phones are supported TD-LTE, FDD-LTE, TD-SCDMA, WCDMA and GSM 4G/3G/2G formats. In particular it supports 4G network.

Battery life
Nubia Z7 Max: 3100 mAh
Huawei Honor 6: 3100 mAh
OnePlus One: 3100 mAh

All phone comes with non-removable batteries with similar capacity, but Nubia Z7 Max will consume more power since comes with more larger screen size, but  all phones is comes with smart battery management that can reduce the battery when the battery is going empty.


Fourth, the system

Nubia Z7 Max: is running based on Android 4.4.2 KitKat operating system, and comes with the depth of customization Nubia UI
Huawei Honor 6: is running with Android OS 4.4 KitKat, with Emotion UI 2.3
OnePlus One: is running the Android system as a based OS with  depth of customization of ColorOS.

Nubia Z7 Max uses the depth of customization of Nubia UI operating system, Nubia UI is adjust the system interface and application that can be used with more user friendly, the new system is has great improve from the previous version.

While the Huawei Emotion UI 2.3 is embed in the Huawei Honor 6, brings new appearance in the lock screen, has great power-saving mode, support for voice search, etc.

And the ColorOS operating system is comes from OPPO’s UI is considered a leader in the design and has excellent experience. The system is offers more user friendly interface with gesture mode, the user can move their finger in the screen to load the apps or give the comands.


Five, Cameras

Camera lens
Nubia Z7 Max: Sony IMX214 sensor stack type II
Huawei Honor 6: Sony fourth generation BSI sensor stack
OnePlus One: Sony IMX214 sensor stack type II

Camera pixels
Nubia Z7 Max: 13 megapixel + 5 megapixel
Huawei Honor 6: 13 megapixel + 5 megapixel
OnePlus One: 13 megapixel + 5 megapixel

In addition to consistent pixel camera parameters, three phones has adopted the Sony camera sensor, with f2.0 large aperture capacbility. In terms of camera features, Nubia Z7 Max is very powerful, equipped with the new upgrade NeoVision 4.0, focus metering support separation, independent white balance, exposure lock, try polarizing filters, and other features such as super night imaging capability comparable to the SLR camera this phone is brings more advanced camera features.

While the Huawei Honor 6 using Professional image processing engine 2.0, the phone camera can take the picture in low light condition. The phone comes with large viewing angle 88 degrees, dynamic HDR shooting, 32s slow shutter and other features.