Honor 7X vs Vivo V7 vs Vivo V5s: Price in India, Specifications and Features Compared


The Huawei Honor 7X, the Vivo V7 and the V5s are three phones which are nicely spread across the 15,000 to 20,000 smartphone segment. Because of this, interested buyers are often confused about which phone to buy, among these three. Going by the price may not always be the best strategy, as you may be missing out on great features for a nominal amount. We decided to help you out by comparing these three phones and deciding which the best one is.

Honor 7X vs Vivo V7 vs Vivo V5s: Price in India

The Honor 7X is the newest phone of the three, as it was launched earlier this month. The Vivo V7 is just a month older than the 7X, being released in November 2017. The Vivo V5S made its debut in April this year. The Huawei Honor 7X 64GB variant is currently priced at ?15,999 whereas the Vivo V7 is priced at ?18,990. The Vivo V5S has the lowest price of the lot – it’s available at ?15,285.

Honor 7X vs Vivo V7 vs Vivo V5s: Display

The Honor 7X comes with a 5.93-inch screen which offers a resolution of 1080 x 1920 and a pixel density of 407ppi. The Vivo V7 has a resolution of 720 x 1440 and a density of 282ppi on its 5.7-inch display. In comparison, the V5S offers a resolution of 720 x 1280 on its 5.5-inch display, which has a pixel density of 267 ppi.

While all three screens are IPS LCD, only the V7 and the 7X offers an 18:9 aspect ratio unlike the V5S, which offers 16:9. Gorilla Glass protection is available on the Honor 7X and the Vivo V5S but not on the V7. The Honor 7X comfortably won the display round.

Honor 7X vs Vivo V7 vs Vivo V5s: Camera

Of the three, the Honor 7X is the only one that offers a twin camera setup on the rear. The phone has a 16MP+2MP combo, which allows you to snap pictures with bokeh effects and excellent depth of field. The Vivo V7, in comparison, has a 16MP primary shooter and the V5S has a 13MP primary camera. All three phones offer phase detection autofocus. All three phones support full HD video recording.

On the front, the Honor 7X sports an 8MP camera, whereas the Vivo phones are heavily selfie-focused – the V7 has a 24MP snapper whereas the V5S has a 20MP front cam.

Honor 7X vs Vivo V7 vs Vivo V5s: Performance

While all three phones have 4GB RAM, only the Vivo V5S and the Honor 7X offer 64GB of internal memory. The Vivo V7 comes with 32GB of onboard storage in comparison. All three phones offer expandable memory up to 256GB, though.

Under the hood, the 7X runs on a Kirin 659 (4 x 2.36GHz and 4 x 1.7GHz) octa-core processor, as compared to the V7 which has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 1.4GHz octa-core handling all the number crunching. The Vivo V5S comes with a Mediatek MT6750 SoC, in comparison. The Vivo V5S runs on Android (6.0) Marshmallow, as compared to the other two, which offer Android 7.0 (Nougat).

As for battery life, the phones are more or less on par – while the Honor phone offers 3340mAh of power, the Vivo phones both offer 3000mAh.

Honor 7X vs Vivo V7 vs Vivo V5s: Verdict

The comparison was clearly won by the Honor 7X because it’s not just a better phone on paper, but in real life as well. The phone is superior in terms of battery life, camera, display, processor, and even build quality and design. We recommend that you go for this phone, if you’re ever confused between this and the other two Vivo phones. Unless selfies are a huge priority for you, in which case you should go for the Vivo V7.