The Samsung Galaxy J4 Plus, Honor 9N, and Redmi Note 5 are all excellent options for devices under Rs. 16,000 with each offering its own strengths and weaknesses. We stack the devices up against each other to see how they compare and which comes out on top if you’re in the market for a new device.
Samsung Galaxy J4 Plus vs Redmi Note 5 vs Honor 9N: Price in India
The Samsung Galaxy J4 Plus price in India is expected to be Rs. 15990 but this is an estimate since the device is yet to be released and is set to go on sale on 25th September 2018. This will be for the 16GB variant and we can expect to see the Samsung Galaxy J4 Plus offered in multiple colors such as Black, Gold, and Pink.
In comparison, the Huawei Honor 9N comes in cheaper at Rs. 11,999. This is the starting price for the device, which will get 32GB of storage. The price then increases to Rs. 13,999 for the 64GB version, rising to Rs. 15,000 for the 128GB version.
Samsung Galaxy J4 Plus vs Honor 9N vs Redmi Note 5: Design, Display
When it comes to the display design, the Galaxy J4 Plus features a 6-inch HD+ IPS LCD screen running at 720 x 1480 resolution at 18:5.9 aspect ratio offering 274 pixels-per-inch. The device doesn’t have a notch so offers 73.6% screen-to-body ratio inside a shell that measures 161.4 x 76.9 x 7.9 mm weighing 178g.
The Honor 9N has a notched display to offer a larger 79.5% screen-to-body ratio with a 1080 x 2280 5.84-inch IPS LCD display with 19:9 aspect ratio and 432 pixels-per-inch.
The Redmi Note 5 has a 5.99-inch IPS LCD display with 1080 x 2160 resolution and 403 pixels-per-inch for a 77.4% screen-to-body ratio.
Samsung Galaxy J4 Plus vs Honor 9N vs Redmi Note 5: Hardware Specifications
As far as hardware goes, the Galaxy J4 Plus is powered by a Snapdragon Qualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425 Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU with Adreno 308 GPU. It comes with 32GB of storage with 3GB of RAM, or 16GB of storage with 2GB of RAM.
The Honor 9N is powered by a HiSilicon Kirin 659 Octa-core (4×2.36 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.7 GHz Cortex-A53) CPU and Mali-T830 MP2 GPU. The device comes in either 64GB or 128GB of storage with 4GB of RAM, or 32GB of storage with 3GB of RAM.
The Redmi Note 5 is powered by a Snapdragon 625 Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU with Aredno 506 GPU. You’ll get 64GB of internal storage with 4GB of RAM or 32GB of storage with 3GB of RAM.
Samsung Galaxy J4 Plus vs Honor 9N vs Redmi Note 5: Camera Features
The Galaxy J4 Plus is packing a 13-megapixel primary and a 5-megapixel secondary shooter. The rear camera is assisted with an LED flash and can shoot Full HD videos while the frontal imaging unit also has an LED flash support for better selfies and video calling.
The Honor 9N has a dual sensor array on the rear of the device with 13-megapixel lens paired with a 2-megapixel depth-sensor. There’s a single 16-megapixel lens on the front for selfies capable of 1080p@30fps.
On the rear of the Redmi Note 5 is a single 12-megapixel f/2.2 lens with dual-LED dual-tone flash and a single 5-megapixel sensor on the front.
Samsung Galaxy J4 Plus vs Honor 9N vs Redmi Note 5: Battery Life, OS
The Galaxy J4 is powered by a 3300mAh battery and runs Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box while the Honor 9N has a 3000mAh battery running Android 8.0 Oreo. The Redmi Note 5 has a 4000mAh battery and runs Android 8.1 Oreo.
Samsung Galaxy J4 Plus vs Honor 9N vs Redmi Note 5: Verdict
While all devices are excellent options, the Redmi Note 5 comes out on top if the price is a factor given it’s the cheapest and also has the biggest battery. If the camera is of importance, then you’ll want to go with the Honor 9N.