Our Opinion

The Gionee Max is a slightly better phone than the Huawei Honor 9S, and is also slightly better value for money. What should you buy? Go for the Gionee Max!

Gionee Max  Huawei Honor 9S 
Gionee Max Huawei Honor 9S
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Excellence Score
19.7
19.4
Value for Money Score
72.5
69.8
Price ₹ 5,499 onwards ₹ 5,999 onwards
Launch Date (India) Aug, 2020 Aug, 2020
Expected Launch Date N/A N/A
Smartphone OS Android 10Low likelihood of getting updated to next Android version Android 10Low likelihood of getting updated to next Android version
Touchscreen Yes (Capacitive) Yes (Capacitive)
Screen Size 6.1 inches 5.45 inches
Screen Resolution 720x1560 pixels (~ 282 pixels per inch) 720x1440 pixels (~ 295 pixels per inch)
Tall Aspect Ratio / Minimal Bezels Yes Yes
Scratch Resistant Display Yes
Display Type IPS LCD IPS LCD
Screen Refresh Rate 60 HzStandard 60 HzStandard
Display Features N/A N/A
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
Processor 1.6 GHz 2 GHz
Processor Type Octa Core Octa Core
Processor Name Unisoc SC9863A MediaTek Helio P22Ranked #81 in Mobile Processor Benchmarks
GPU PowerVR GE8322 PowerVR GE8320
RAM 2 GB 2 GB
3G Yes Yes
4G Yes Yes
5G
VoLTE Yes Yes
WiFi Yes Yes
VoWiFi/WiFi-Calling Yes Yes
GPS Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Connecting Port microUSB microUSB
Primary Camera 13MP + 0.3MP 8MP
Camera Auto-Focus Yes Yes
Camera Flash Yes Yes
HD Video Recording Yes (Full HD) Yes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features N/A N/A
Secondary Camera 5MP 5MP
Secondary Camera Features N/A N/A
Internal Memory 32 GB 32 GB
Expandable Memory Slot Yes, up to 256 GB Yes, up to 256 GB
Contacts Storage Unlimited Unlimited
SMS Storage Unlimited Unlimited
Music Player Yes Yes
FM Radio Yes Yes (Wireless)
Dual SIM GSM+GSM GSM + GSM
Thickness 10.8 mmThick 8.4 mmMedium
Weight 185 gmMedium 144 gmLight
Width 70.9 mmComfortable for one-handed use 70.9 mmComfortable for one-handed use
Audio Output 3.5mm jack 3.5mm jack
Water Resistant
Battery Capacity 5000 mAh 3020 mAh
Battery Standby N/A N/A
Battery Standby (3G) N/A N/A
Battery Talktime N/A N/A
Battery Talktime (3G) N/A N/A
Fast Charging Support
Included Fast Charger
Other Battery Parameters N/A N/A
Fingerprint sensor Yes
Other Features N/A Noise Filtration
2-minute Review [Positives] N/A N/A
2-minute Review [Negatives] N/A N/A
Expert Reviews N/A N/A
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Unofficial specs? N/A N/A
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