Both Honor 6X and Coolpad Cool 1 Dual are two very powerful and amazing smartphones. But since they’re both in the same price bracket, it is important to compare both of these devices before making a decision to go with one of them. Both of them come with enough RAM, both have good processors and both have great features. But how exactly do they fair out in real life? Let’s find out in this comparison of the Honor 6X and the Coolpad Cool 1 Dual.
|Model||Coolpad Cool 1 Dual||Honor 6X|
|Display||5.5-inch IPS full HD 1080p display with Gorilla Glass 3||5.5 inch full HD display with 2.5D Glass protection|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 652||Huawei Kirin 655 Octa-Core Processor|
|Camera||13 MP dual real camera; 8MP front camera||12 MP + 2 MP (Dual Rear Camera); 8MP front camera|
|Battery||4000 mAh||3340 mAh|
|Operating System||Android 6.0 Marshmallow with EUI Skin||Android 6.0 Marshmallow with EMUI 4.1|
|Expandable Memory||No||up to 128GB|
Design & Display
Both Coolpad Cool 1 Dual and the Honor 6X have a similar candy bar style design and both have a good amount of metal on them. The Coolpad Cool 1 Dual has a 5.5-inch display while the Honor 6X has a 5.5-inch display that has a 2.5D glass on it. Honor 6X has a better screen with much more vivid colors and although the Coolpad Cool 1 Dual has a IPS display, the Honor 6X’s full HD panel is just more accurate and vivid when it comes to colors.
Talking about other design elements, the phones have dual primary cameras and both have different navigation buttons. The Honor 6X has on-screen navigation buttons and Coolpad Cool 1 Dual, on the other hand, has touch-sensitive navigation keys. Overall, if we have to select One device, we will go with Honor 6X due to a better display.
As mentioned, both of these phones have dual primary camera setup. The Coolpad Cool 1 Dual has dual 13MP cameras on the back but Honor 6X has a 12MP + 2MP camera setup and both of them do a different job. The 12MP camera on the Honor 6X is responsible for capturing images while the 2MP camera captures the depth.
The 13MP+13MP dual cameras on the Coolpad Cool 1 Dual are also responsible for two different things. One camera captures colors while the other camera captures the image in monochrome and the images are combined and processed to make one good looking image. However, Honor 6X has an edge over the Coolpad Cool 1 Dual camera. The front camera on both of these phones are 8MP shooters but the Honor 6X takes the lead.
Although, both the devices offer a dual camera setup, Honor 6X offers a better image quality. The bokeh shots taken using the Honor 6X were very impressive and almost matches DSLR quality.
Hardware & Specs
You can check the specification sheet in the table above but let us analyze these specifications in detail. The Coolpad Cool 1 Dual comes with a Snapdragon 652 while Honor 6X comes with a Huawei’s own Kirin 655 processor. Both of them are octa-core 64-bit processors but we found Honor 6X to perform better in the day to day usage without any issues.
You can choose from 3GB or 4GB RAM in both phones and the more RAM you have, the better will be the experience for you. One disadvantage of the Coolpad Cool 1 are the heating issues while playing games on the smartphone. So, if you love to play games for a longer duration then the Honor 6X will be a better option as there is no heating issue.
Both of these phones run on Android 6.0 Marshmallow but both of them have different skins on them. The Coolpad Cool 1 Dual comes with EUI on top while the Honor 6X has Huawei’s EMUI 4.1. Both of these skins provide additional features on top of what you get in Android 6.0 Marshmallow by default.
The Swagphone Honor 6X offers better battery management, better features, and better user experience. Honor 6X will be getting the Android 7.0 update very soon but we don’t have any update about the update for Cool 1 smartphone.
Overall, the Cool 1 UI is not as good as the Honor 6X EMUI in terms of features and better user experience. For both normal and advanced users, Honor 6X offers a better UI experience.
The Honor 6X has a 3340mAh battery while the Coolpad Cool 1 Dual has a 4000mAh battery Even though Honor 6X has a lower battery capacity, it performs really well in the battery department. It easily lasts for an entire day even with heavy usage.
Price & Verdict
The Coolpad Cool 1 Dual comes at Rs. 13,999 with 32GB storage that cannot be expanded while the Honor 6X comes with 3GB RAM and this version costs Rs. 12,999 and the 4GB RAM version costs Rs. 15,999. Overall, If you are looking for a smartphone which offers better display, camera and expandable storage, we recommend the Honor 6X.
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