A comparison of the specs and capabilities between the Huawei nova 6 and Huawei Y9 (2019). We analyzed these phones to see which one was the better buy.

Created date: 12/04/2019, 11:48:26, Updated date: 04/04/2020, 10:10:40

Huawei nova 6Huawei Y9 (2019)
Huawei nova 6Huawei Y9 (2019)

Here's our thorough comparison of the difference in performance and function between the Huawei nova 6 and Huawei Y9 (2019). Which one should you buy? We'll compare and explain what differs between the Huawei nova 6 and Huawei Y9 (2019) in a way that even people who aren't used to choosing between two similar products can understand.

Huawei nova 6Huawei Y9 (2019)
Huawei nova 6

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General rating:

67.2/100

(The 384th of all smartphones)

78.5/100

(The - of all smartphones)

Portability
60/100
58/100
Weight
51/100
61/100
Size of screen
90/100
90/100
Screen clarity
85/100
84/100
Battery duration
80/100
80/100
Processing capability
95/100
89/100
Memory capacity
93/100
90/100
Storage capacity
90/100
90/100
Rear camera function
95/100
61/100
Front camera function
97/100
75/100

Compare Performance and Usability

Size comparison of Huawei nova 6 and Huawei Y9 (2019). Which one would you choose?

The size of the body has a big influence on the ease of carrying and one-handed operation. The narrower the width, the easier it is to firmly grasp and hold, but you also have to take into account the device's thickness. Also, if the width and height are smaller, its easier to operate one-handed since its easier to extend your fingers. On the contrary, if the width and height are large, it's difficult to fit in your pocket and is bulky even when put in a bag, and portability is impaired.

The Huawei nova 6 has a width of 29.8 in (75.7 mm), a length of 64.0 in (162.6 mm), and a thickness of 3.4 in (8.6 mm).Also, the Huawei Y9 (2019) has a width of 30.4 in (77.1 mm), a length of 63.9 in (162.4 mm), and a thickness of 3.2 in (8.1 mm).

Comparing the width and thickness of the body, there isn't much difference between the Huawei nova 6 and Huawei Y9 (2019) in terms of size. For that reason, the ease of gripping and carrying the devices in one hand is about the same for both. Therefore it's better to compare them in terms of performance and functionality.

Comparing the width and thickness of the body, there isn't a large difference in size between the Huawei nova 6 and the Huawei Y9 (2019). For that reason their one-handed operability, portability, and bulkiness when carried is about the same. That's why I think it's better to compare them in terms of other aspects of performance and functionality.

Comparing the overall size of the two devices, there isn't a big difference in size between the Huawei nova 6 and the Huawei Y9 (2019). For that reason the ease of carrying and use with one hand is about the same for both. That's why it is better to compare the two in terms of other aspects of performance and functionality.

ScoreDimensions (width x height x thickness)
Huawei nova 660/10029.8 in (75.7 mm) x 64.0 in (162.6 mm) x 3.4 in (8.6 mm)
Huawei Y9 (2019)58/10030.4 in (77.1 mm) x 63.9 in (162.4 mm) x 3.2 in (8.1 mm)

Which one is easier to hold, Huawei nova 6 or Huawei Y9 (2019)? Compare weight

The weight of the device affects hand fatigue and the burden placed upon the wrist. The lighter it is, the longer you'll be able to operate the device without tiring. Also, if the burden placed on the wrist is lower, you'll be able to use the device more comfortably. However if the weight isn't right for you, it could place more of a burden on your body, causing you to feel stress.

The weight of the Huawei nova 6 is about 6.9 oz (197 g), and the weight of the Huawei Y9 (2019) is about 6.1 oz (173 g).Comparing the weight of the two devices, the Huawei Y9 (2019) is a considerably lighter smart phone than the Huawei nova 6, and there is a difference of about 0.8 oz (173 g). In terms of the burden placed upon your fingers and wrist, the Huawei Y9 (2019) is superior to the Huawei nova 6. If you are going for a smart phone that won't lead to hand fatigue even after extended use, and is less likely to place a burden on your fingers, we recommend purchasing the Huawei Y9 (2019) over the Huawei nova 6.

ScoreWeight
Huawei nova 651/1006.9 oz (197 g)
Huawei Y9 (2019)61/1006.1 oz (173 g)

Which is better in terms of display, Huawei nova 6 or Huawei Y9 (2019)?

The size of the screen affects usability and screen visibility. A larger screen means larger letters and buttons on apps, so the user is less likely to tap adjacent buttons by mistake. In addition, the user can enjoy a more intense experience when playing games and watching videos.

The Huawei nova 6 has a 6.57 inch display. Also, the Huawei Y9 (2019) has a 6.5 inch display.Comparing the screen size, there is a negligible difference in screen size between the Huawei nova 6 and the Huawei Y9 (2019). As a result, the app buttons on both are equally easy to press. We recommend comparing them based on other aspects of performance and functionality.

ScoreDisplay size
Huawei nova 690/1006.57 inch
Huawei Y9 (2019)90/1006.5 inch

Which one has a better display, Huawei nova 6 or Huawei Y9 (2019)?

Pixel density affects picture quality, and the higher the pixel density, the better the picture quality, which means the user can gain more enjoyment from games and videos. In addition, higher picture quality decreases eyestrain, which means that the user will experience less eye fatigue after prolonged use.

The resolution on the Huawei nova 6 is 1080 x 2400, and pixel density is 400ppi. Also, the resolution on the Huawei Y9 (2019) is 1080 x 2340, and pixel density is 396ppi.Comparing the pixel count, the difference in pixel density between the Huawei nova 6 and the Huawei Y9 (2019) is negligible. As a result, they are both evenly matched in terms of picture quality and easiness on the eyes. Therefore, we recommend comparing them based on other aspects of performance and functionality.

ScorePixel density
Huawei nova 685/100400ppi
Huawei Y9 (2019)84/100396ppi

How is the battery duration of Huawei nova 6 different from that of Huawei Y9 (2019) ? See the differences

Battery performance greatly affects battery life, but greater battery capacity does not necessarily mean greater battery life, since battery efficiency should also be considered. Bigger screens and higher CPU performance will mean the batteries are depleted more quickly.

The Huawei nova 6 is 4100 mAh, and the Huawei Y9 (2019) is 4000 mAh.Regarding battery capacity, there is a negligible difference in battery capacity between the Huawei nova 6 and Huawei Y9 (2019). Since both have roughly equal battery life, you are better off comparing them based on other aspects of performance and functionality.

ScoreBattery capacity
Huawei nova 680/1004100 mAh
Huawei Y9 (2019)80/1004000 mAh

Which is better in terms of CPU function, Huawei nova 6 or Huawei Y9 (2019)?

CPU performance affects the ability to process programs, and the ability to process programs is determined by the product of the number of cores in the CPU and the CPU frequency. The higher this performance is, the more smoothly apps and games will run, and with low performance apps and games become heavy and stress is experienced.

The Huawei nova 6's CPU is a HiSilicon Kirin 990, with performance measured at 2.86GHz+2.09GHz+1.86GHz×8.0(OctaCore).Also, the Huawei Y9 (2019)'s CPU is a Hisilicon Kirin 710, with performance measured at 2.2GHz+1.7GHz×8.0(OctaCore).Comparing CPU performance, the Huawei nova 6 has higher specs compared to the Huawei Y9 (2019). For that reason, the Huawei nova 6 allows for more comfortable use of apps, and games that run more smoothly. That's why we recommend the Huawei nova 6 over the Huawei Y9 (2019).

ScoreCPU specs
Huawei nova 695/1002.86GHz+2.09GHz+1.86GHz×8.0(OctaCore)
Huawei Y9 (2019)89/1002.2GHz+1.7GHz×8.0(OctaCore)

How is Huawei nova 6 different from Huawei Y9 (2019) in terms of memory capacity?

RAM affects multitasking ability and the stability of apps. The larger the amount of RAM is, the more stability there will be even in situations where multiple apps are running simultaneously, allowing for comfortable use. In addition, animation will be more smooth, and apps will be less likely to freeze or crash. Also, without sufficient RAM, there are games you won't be able to run, so it is necessary to be careful.

The weight of the Huawei nova 6 is 8 GB and the weight of the Huawei Y9 (2019) is 6 GB.Comparing the devices in terms of RAM, there is almost no difference in the amount of RAM of the Huawei nova 6 and the Huawei Y9 (2019). For that reason they have about the same level of multitasking performance and 3D game and VR smoothness. That's why it is better to make a comparison in terms of other aspects of performance and functionality.

ScoreRAM size
Huawei nova 693/1008 GB
Huawei Y9 (2019)90/1006 GB

Which has a better storage capacity, Huawei nova 6 or Huawei Y9 (2019)?

Storage capacity affects the amount of data that is capable of being stored. The larger the storage capacity, the more pictures you can take and the more applications you can install. In addition, if your smartphone accepts SD cards, then you can increase its storage capacity. However, there are performance related drawbacks, including a slower data transfer rate than the primary memory, and you cannot transfer all your data on the card, so be warned.

The data storage capacity of the Huawei nova 6 is 128 GB. Also the Huawei Y9 (2019) is 128 GB.Regarding storage capacity, there is a negligible difference in storage capacity between the Huawei nova 6 and Huawei Y9 (2019). As a result, you can save roughly the same amount of pictures, and install roughly the same amount of applications, on either phone. You are better off comparing them based on other aspects of performance and functionality.

ScoreStorage size
Huawei nova 690/100128 GB
Huawei Y9 (2019)90/100128 GB

Compare the rear cameras of Huawei nova 6 and Huawei Y9 (2019). Which one has better picture quality?

One factor that determines the performance of the exterior camera located on the back of the device (the rear/back camera) is the pixel count. The larger the pixel count, the higher the resolution of the pictures you can take, and the cleaner the pictures will look when printed.

Huawei nova 6 has a 40 MP main camera. Also, Huawei Y9 (2019) has a 13 MP main camera.Comparing rear camera performance, the Huawei nova 6 has a much higher pixel count compared to the Huawei Y9 (2019), with a roughly 27.0 MP difference. In terms of taking or shooting high resolution pictures or videos that will look clean when printed, the Huawei nova 6 is superior to the Huawei Y9 (2019). If you are looking for a smartphone that is suited for shooting videos and taking pictures, we recommend the Huawei nova 6 over the Huawei Y9 (2019).

ScoreRear-camera resolution
Huawei nova 695/10040 MP
Huawei Y9 (2019)61/10013 MP

Which has a front camera with better picture quality, Huawei nova 6 or Huawei Y9 (2019)?

One factor that determines the performance of the exterior camera located on the front of the device (the in/front camera) is the pixel count. The larger the pixel count, the higher the resolution of the pictures you can take, and the cleaner the pictures will look when printed.

Huawei nova 6 has an 32 MP front camera and Huawei Y9 (2019) has an 16 MP front camera.Comparing rear camera performance, the front camera of the Huawei nova 6 has a much higher pixel count compared to the Huawei Y9 (2019), with a roughly 16.0 MP difference. As a result, the Huawei nova 6 is more suited than the Huawei Y9 (2019) for shooting videos and taking pictures. If you are looking for a smartphone that is suited for shooting high resolution selfies which will look clean when printed, we recommend the Huawei nova 6 over the Huawei Y9 (2019).

ScoreFront-camera resolution
Huawei nova 697/10032 MP
Huawei Y9 (2019)75/10016 MP

Detailed comparison of Huawei nova 6 and Huawei Y9 (2019).

Comparison for body size.

ImageProduct nameReviewbody size

Huawei nova 6

Score

50.0

Huawei Y9 (2019)

Score

49.4

Comparison for body weight.

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Huawei nova 6

Score

51.6

Huawei Y9 (2019)

Score

61.2

Comparison for screen size.

ImageProduct nameReviewscreen size

Huawei nova 6

Score

91.0

Huawei Y9 (2019)

Score

90.8

Comparison for RAM capacity.

ImageProduct nameReviewRAM capacity

Huawei nova 6

Score

93.4

Huawei Y9 (2019)

Score

90.0

Comparison for storage size.

ImageProduct nameReviewstorage size

Huawei nova 6

Score

90.0

Huawei Y9 (2019)

Score

90.0

Comparison for battery.

ImageProduct nameReviewbattery

Huawei nova 6

Score

80.3

Huawei Y9 (2019)

Score

80.0

Comparison for rear-camera resolution.

ImageProduct nameReviewrear-camera resolution

Huawei nova 6

Score

95.0

Huawei Y9 (2019)

Score

61.7

Comparison for front-camera resolution.

ImageProduct nameReviewfront-camera resolution

Huawei nova 6

Score

97.8

Huawei Y9 (2019)

Score

75.4

Comparison for grip.

ImageProduct nameReviewgrip

Huawei nova 6

Score

50.8Color:Black/Blue/Red/Provence, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):29.8 in (75.7 mm) x 64.0 in (162.6 mm) x 3.4 in (8.6 mm), Weight:6.9 oz (197 g)

Huawei Y9 (2019)

Score

55.3Color:Midnight Black/Sapphire Blue/Aurora Purple, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):30.4 in (77.1 mm) x 63.9 in (162.4 mm) x 3.2 in (8.1 mm), Weight:6.1 oz (173 g)

Comparison for screen cleanliness.

ImageProduct nameReviewscreen cleanliness

Huawei nova 6

Score

85.0Display type:LTPS IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2400, Pixel density:400ppi

Huawei Y9 (2019)

Score

84.1Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2340, Pixel density:396ppi

Comparison for screen quality.

ImageProduct nameReviewscreen quality

Huawei nova 6

Score

87.2Display size:6.57 inch, Display type:LTPS IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2400, Pixel density:400ppi

Huawei Y9 (2019)

Score

86.6Display size:6.5 inch, Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2340, Pixel density:396ppi

Comparison for performance.

ImageProduct nameReviewperformance

Huawei nova 6

Score

95.7OS:Android

Huawei Y9 (2019)

Score

90.0OS:Android

Compare Performance Specs

Huawei nova 6Huawei Y9 (2019)
ImageHuawei nova 6Huawei Y9 (2019)
MakerHuaweiHuawei
Release date12, 201910, 2018
ColorBlack/Blue/Red/ProvenceMidnight Black/Sapphire Blue/Aurora Purple
OSAndroidAndroid
Dimensions (width x height x thickness)29.8 in (75.7 mm) x 64.0 in (162.6 mm) x 3.4 in (8.6 mm)30.4 in (77.1 mm) x 63.9 in (162.4 mm) x 3.2 in (8.1 mm)
Weight6.9 oz (197 g)6.1 oz (173 g)
Display size6.57 inch6.5 inch
Display typeLTPS IPS LCDIPS LCD
Screen resolution (width x height)1080 x 24001080 x 2340
Pixel density400ppi396ppi
Battery capacity4100 mAh4000 mAh
ChipsetHiSilicon Kirin 990Hisilicon Kirin 710
CPU specs2.86GHz+2.09GHz+1.86GHz×8.0(OctaCore)2.2GHz+1.7GHz×8.0(OctaCore)
RAM size8 GB6 GB
Storage size128 GB128 GB
Rear-camera resolution40 MP13 MP
Front-camera resolution32 MP16 MP

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