Review: Samsung Galaxy Grand Max Vs Huawei Honor 6 Plus

By Adam Willis – 21st January 2015
Review: Samsung Galaxy Grand Max Vs Huawei Honor 6 Plus

Take a look at the complete comparison guide to Samsung Galaxy Grand Max and Huawei Honor 6 Plus. From full specifications, features and price, know which phone is better.

General Specifications

To be released in the first quarter of 2015, Samsung’s Galaxy Grand Max is equipped with a 4G and Android 4.4.4 Kitkat operating system. While Huawei’s Honor 6 Plus was released sometime in December 2014 with an OS of Android 4.4.2 Kitkat. The User Interface of Grand Max is Touchwiz UI, while Honor 6 Plus parades an Emotion UI 3.0. In terms of dimensions, Grand Max is lighter and slimmer with a total weight of 161 grams and 146x75x7.9 mm in length. Compared to Honor 6 Plus, which is bigger with 165 grams in weight and 150.5×75.5×7.5 mm length.

Moreover, the Honor 6 Plus is provided with 2 slots for sim cards but only 1 slot for Grand Max, allowing Honor 6 to insert 2 cards of telecom subscriptions.

Winner: Galaxy Grand Max

Internal Specifications

The internal storage capacity of Huawei’s Honor 6 Plus is endowed with a whopping 32 GB storage, while Samsung Galaxy Grand Max has only 16 GB. In addition, Honor 6 Plus has greater RAM with 3 GB and only 1.5 GB for Galaxy Grand Max. Further, the memory card slot of microSD has a maximum capacity of up to 128 GB for Honor 6 Plus and only up to 64 GB for Grand Max.

Winner: Honor 6 Plus


The processor makes the phone run faster and smoother, so which phone is equipped with the best processing unit? The Galaxy Grand Max has Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 CPU Processor and a speed of 1.2 GHz Cortex A-53 while the Honor 6 Plus has HiSilicon Kirin 930 with a speed of 1.8 gHz

The graphics processor of Grand Max is highlighted with Adreno compared to Honor 6 plus Mali T628 MP4.

Winner: Honor 6 Plus


The Samsung Galaxy Grand Max sports a 13 megapixels back camera that features an autofocus, touch to focus, face detection and geo-tagging capacity for all your grandest memories to be captured. While the Honor 6 Plus is furnished with 8 megapixels duo camera of front and back with features of autofocus, smile detection, touch to focus, face detection, burst mode, digital zoom, geo-tagging, panorama, night mode, voice activation, night mode and HDR.

Furthermore, the Galaxy Grand Max has a LED flash and 5 megapixel front camera. On the other hand, Honor 6 Plus is stocked with 5 megapixel front camera and a dual LED flash for your picture perfect moments.

Winner: Galaxy Grand Max


Display is one of the sought after specifications of a mobile phone buyer. So when a mobile phone has wider and clearer resolution, then you are likely to be bought. With the Galaxy Grand Max, it has a 5.2 inch display and 720×1280 pixels resolution coupled with a 220 ppi pixel density. It has also a light and proximity sensor.

Meanwhile, Honor 6 Plus is provided with larger 5.5 inch display and 1080×1290 pixel resolution with 401 ppi pixel density, making it bigger, finer and richer in display. It also comes with a light and proximity sensor, same as the Grand Max.

Winner: Honor 6 Plus


The battery size of Galaxy Grand Max has a removable battery of 2500 mAh while Honor 6 Plus has a capacity of 3600 mAh which is not removable. Moreover, Honor 6 Plus is armed with 13 hours of talk time capability and a standby time of 19.5 days or 469 hours making it last longer.

Winner: Honor 6 Plus


Multimedia specs is another feature that gadget geeks are after. Both the Galaxy Grand Max and Honor 6 Plus, it is rigged with a speaker for MP3 player, video and FM radio. Additionally, both phones are also equipped with a [email protected] video resolution.

Winner: Tie


The Samsung Galaxy Grand Max is priced at $290 in its first release in Korea. While the Huawei is priced at $325.

Out of the mentioned specifications of each phone, Huawei’s Honor 6 Plus wins the battle . Although, the price is greater than the Galaxy Grand Max, it isa superior mobile phone because it features a complete and modern design, supplied with the latest processors that can compete with other branded phones. It’s versatility is highly regarded, from operating system, camera, processors and internal specifications, the Honor 6 Plus is a better choice.