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Infinix NOTE 7 vs Huawei Y7p; Which one to get?

Infinix NOTE 7 series is made up of up to three different phones. There’s the normal NOTE 7 with 4 or 6GB RAM, and either 64GB or 128GB storage. And there’s the NOTE 7 Lite. Huawei Y7p isn’t a series. It is just one device.

This comparison is comparing the Huawei Y7p with the normal NOTE 7 with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. It costs KES. 18,399 which is almost the same as the Huawei Y7p which costs KES. 18,499.

So for the same price here are the main differences:

Infinix NOTE 7Huawei Y7p
PriceKES. 100 cheaperKES. 100 more expensive
DisplayBoth 720p
6.95 inches
Both 720p
6.39 inches
Cameras 48MP + 2MP + 2MP
+ Super low-light lens (whatever this means)
48MP + 8MP ultra-wide + 2MP depth sensor
RAM and StorageBoth 4GB RAM, 64GB storageBoth 4GB RAM, 64GB storage
ProcessorHelio G70 High GameHisilicon Kirin 710F (12 nm)
Android Android 10 with Google AppsAndroid 9 without Google Apps
Battery5000mAh with 18W fast charge4000mAh with 10W charge
SecuritySide fingerprint scannerRear fingerprint scanner

Which one is better?

  1. Huawei has a smaller display, but Infinix has the same resolution with a bigger display
  2. Infinix has extra lenses you’ll never use, Huawei’s are much more useful
  3. Huawei has what looks to be the more powerful processor, but the Helio G70 is pitched as being quite powerful even for gaming
  4. Infinix has Android 10 with Google Apps support. Huawei runs Android 9 with no Google apps.
  5. Infinix has faster charging with a bigger battery, and a side fingerprint scanner.

Between the two, which one would you go with? Do you prefer Huawei to Infinix? Do you prefer Infinix to Huawei, and why?

Full specs comparison of all models:

Infinix NOTE 7 SeriesHuawei Y7p HMS
PRICE4GB RAM/64GB storage – KES. 18,399
6GB RAM/128GB storage – KES. 20,699
NOTE 7 LITE 4/64GB – KES. 15,799
DisplayNOTE 7 – 6.95 inches IPS LCD
1640×720 resolution (20:9 aspect ratio)

NOTE 7 Lite – 6.6 inches IPS TFT 1600×720
6.39″ 720 x 1560 resolution, 19.5:9 ratio
Glass front, plastic back, plastic frame
Rear CameraNOTE 7 Quad Setup48M AF + 2MP + 2MP + Super low light video camera

NOTE 7 Lite – 48M AF + 2MP + 2MP + QVGA
Triple Setup:
48 MP, f/1.8, 27mm (wide), 1/2.0″, 0.8µm, PDAF
8 MP, f/2.4, (ultrawide), 1/4.0″, 1.12µm
2 MP, f/2.4, 1/5.0″, 1.75µm, depth sensor
Front CameraNOTE 7 – 16MP FF

NOTE 7 Lite – 8MP FF
8 MP, f/2.0
ChipsetNOTE 7 – Helio G70 High Game

NOTE 7 Lite – Helio P22
Hisilicon Kirin 710F (12 nm)

NOTE 7 Lite – 4GB RAM
StorageNOTE 7 – 128GB

NOTE 7 Lite – 64GB
64 GB Storage
Expandable Memory Card (uses shared SIM slot) 
Operating SystemAndroid 10 with XOS SkinAndroid 9 Pie, EMUI 9.1
BatteryNOTE 7 -5000mAh with 18W charging

NOTE 7 Lite – 5000mAh with 10W charging
Non-removable 4000 battery
10W Charging with Micro-USB
Network2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
ConnectivityWi-Fi IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
microUSB 2.0 with OTG
FM Radio
3.5mm audio jack
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
Colour optionsNOTE 7 – Green

NOTE 7 Lite – Green, Purple, Blue
Aurora Blue, Midnight Black
OthersSide-mounted Fingerprint Scanner
DTS audio
Rear-mounted Fingerprint Scanner

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