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Honor Play vs Xiaomi Mi A2

SaiyanGoku

kamehameha!!
Xiaomi’s new Pocophone F1 undercuts rivals with a low price and high-end processor

Jai Mani, the lead product manager for Xiaomi’s India ambitions, tells me that the company scoured Reddit forums while developing the F1, seeing users write that what they wanted were bigger batteries and a decent processor, but lamenting that “we’re geeks, no one will listen to us.” Those comments inspired the product team to incorporate the Pocophone F1’s big battery and high-end processor.

This is how you take user feedbacks.
Honor should take this feedback and stop spamming outdated phones with ugly notched screen.
 

SaiyanGoku

kamehameha!!
Nice job. I don't know that honor even reading anything here. Xiaomi made a really good phone and this way gonna make them to the top.
But I think Xiaomi did go through this post (ignoring 2-3 points maybe):
Honor Play discussion thread
1. Remove the notch
2. Replace the 6.3" IPS screen with a 6" amoled one (18:9)
3. Get stock android
4. Replace Kirin 970 with Snapdragon 845
5. Get OIS+EIS + gcam support from day 0 (google can help in camera department)
6. 5000 mAh battery (asus/xiaomi can help here)
 

SaiyanGoku

kamehameha!!
Poco by Xiaomi is just a deliberate attempt by Xiaomi. They had to do something as they didn't allow Mi A2 to be a good phone (3.5mm jack & a 4000mAh battery would have made it a good choice). Moreover, Honor Play at 20k was threatening almost all the sales of Mi A2 due to the popularity of PUBG.
Xiaomi knows how to be disruptive.
 

SaiyanGoku

kamehameha!!
I don't understand the companies that don't use 3.5mm jack either. When the phone is charging, I want to use headphone at the same time, I always shout in my mind how the stupid and annoying design!
It is a "brave" design. They are being "brave" (read: stupid).
 
I don't understand the companies that don't use 3.5mm jack either. When the phone is charging, I want to use headphone at the same time, I always shout in my mind how the stupid and annoying design!
Apple removed 3.5mm jack to push its wireless ugly earpods which costs a lot. I don't know why companies liek Xiaomi is removing it when they don't have a good wireless solution at launch. Maybe they will do it in future.

As was the case with removable batteries 4-5 years ago, I hope Samsung & LG will be the last to remove the 3.5mm jack but removing it doesn't really give any advantage, so I hope they don't do that for next 2-3 years (by removing removable batteries we got waterproofing & better design, S5 had waterproofing & removable battery but its implementation would surely fail over time).
 
Xiaomi knows how to be disruptive.
After watching the reviews on youtube, I think they are successful in creating a great phone at 20k. It even has a great camera with dual pixel tech, if it had OIS it would beat OP6 IMO as that sensor seems similar to the one Samsung uses on its flagships since S7 & S7 still has a great camera.
 

Minion

Conversation Architect
Apple removed 3.5mm jack to push its wireless ugly earpods which costs a lot. I don't know why companies liek Xiaomi is removing it when they don't have a good wireless solution at launch. Maybe they will do it in future.

Chinese phones manufacturers loves blindly copying apple even if it doesn't serve any purpose
 

@riya123

Broken In
Honor Play has a wider display, so if you are an advanced user who plans to read much, play games and browse your documents through your smartphone.
 

SaiyanGoku

kamehameha!!
I don't know why companies liek Xiaomi is removing it when they don't have a good wireless solution at launch. Maybe they will do it in future.
They want people to buy fewer Mi A2 units. This way they can claim that RN5 Pro and F1 with MIUI are selling better than A2 with Android One. It sounds like a conspiracy theory but Xiaomi did delete their twitter poll where people preferred android one over MIUI.
 
They want people to buy fewer Mi A2 units. This way they can claim that RN5 Pro and F1 with MIUI are selling better than A2 with Android One. It sounds like a conspiracy theory but Xiaomi did delete their twitter poll where people preferred android one over MIUI.
Even I had the same thought because Mi A2 isn't better than A1 in all ways as a successor is supposed to be Xiaomi surely has the technology to make a proper successor. RN5 Pro with Android One would have been a proper successor to A1.

MIUI gets Xiaomi revenue due to ads in some of their apps, which in my opinion is not good but even companies like Samsung are starting to do it.
 

Charchit Sharma

Journeyman
So, do you think that the 3.5mm headphone jack is already passé? Are are using a wired or a wireless headphone? Sound off below.
It's costly to use Bluetooth earphones, headphone jack should not just vanish, but it's past in future. To make the thin phone they need to remove it.
 

SaiyanGoku

kamehameha!!
It's costly to use Bluetooth earphones, headphone jack should not just vanish, but it's past in future. To make the thin phone they need to remove it.
They also reduce the battery capacity in doing so. I'd never consider a phone without 3.5 mm jack (even if I have wireless earphones)
 

PranoyRoy

Right off the assembly line
As we've seen with Mi A2, Xiaomi is looking to cash in the opportunity because of Android One. Honor Play comes with EMUI which is not a good thing for android updates.
 
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