Today I am going to compare two latest handsets in our comparison review, QiKU Q Terra Vs Huawei Mate 8. QiKU is a joint venture between handset maker Coolpad and Chinese Internet Company Qihoo 360. The QiKU Q Terra is launched in India this December. Where Huawei Mate 8 launched in November this year. I am going to compare both handsets one by one first and then I will compare them at one place.
QiKU Q Terra
QiKU Q Terra is a 6-inch touchscreen display which gives 1080X 1920 resolution at 386ppi pixel density. It is powered with Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor clocked at 2 GHz speed. The phone has 3 GB of RAM. It comes with 16 GB of inbuilt storage which can be upgraded up to 128 GB with a microSD card. Though it has less internal storage space still gives you the option to upgrade as per your need. If we talk about the camera of QiKU Q Terra, the phone has DUAL 13 Megapixel of rear camera with Dual LED Flashlights, Fast Focus, f/1.8 aperture, Geo Tagging. The camera supports 4K video recording. First camera lens collects colourful image while the second camera at the back side captures black and white images. When the both images are processed a better colour accuracy image is produced. The phone also has an 8 Megapixel of front camera.
If we talk about the connectivity features of QiKU Q Terra then we know that the phone has DUAL SIM capability which can have one Micro GSM SIM and one Nano GSM SIM, it supports 4G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth. Also, the phone has sensors like proximity sensor, Accelerometer, and Ambient Light Sensor. The phone is powered with a 3700 mAh battery.
Huawei Mate 8
Huawei Mate 8 is a 6-inch touchscreen display phone which has 1080X1920 resolution with 386ppi pixel density. The screen has Corning Gorilla Glass 4 Protection. It runs on octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 950 processor clocked at speed 1.8 GHz. The phone comes with 3 GB of RAM. It phone comes with 32 GB internal storage which can be upgraded up to 128 GB with a microSD card. There is also a 64 GB model of this phone which comes with 4GB of RAM, but I am not comparing that model with QiKU Q Terra. The camera part of Huawei Mate 8 has 16 Megapixel of rear camera with DUAL LED Flash which has features like optical image stabilization, Auto Focus, face detection, and Geo Tagging. Mate 8 also has a 8 Megapixel of front camera to shoot selfies.
The connectivity feature of Mate 8 includes Dual SIM which can have two Nano GSM SIM, 4G, GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and 3G. If we see the sensors of Huawei Mate 8 it has a fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, proximity sensor, gyroscope, and compass. The phone is powered with a 4000 mAh battery.
QiKU Q Terra Vs Huawei Mate 8 – Comparison Review
You have seen both devices configurations and features separately. Now I am going to make a comparison of both devices specifications one by one. This will give an exact idea which device is better for you.
Display- QiKU Q Terra has 6 inches of screen at the same time Huawei Mate 8 also has the same screen. Both are equal when we see the display.
Processor- QiKU Q Terra has 2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor and Huawei Mate 8 has 1.8 GHz Octa-Core HiSilicon Kirin 950 processor. QiKU Q Terra has better speed processor though it doesn’t matter if the device has enough RAM supply.
RAM- QiKU Q Terra is equipped with 3 GB RAM and Huawei Mate 8 also has 3 GB of RAM. Both stands equal in terms of RAM.
Camera- If we compare the camera of both handsets we find that QiKU Q Terra has DUAL 13 megapixel Camera with DUAL LED Flash and Huawei Mate 8 has 16 Megapixel of the primary camera. Both devices have 8 Megapixel of front camera. Huawei Mate 8 has better resolution camera while QiKU Q Terra gives better colour accuracy with DUAL rear camera. In terms of camera both devices are good enough.
Storage- QiKU Q Terra comes with 16 GB of Internal storage where Mate 8 comes with 32 GB just double than terra inbuilt storage. Huawei Mate 8 is a winner in storage.
Operating System- QiKU Q Terra runs on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop operating system and Huawei Mate 8 has latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system. Mate 8 is a winner in the operating system.
Battery- Now it is a turn of major comparison part the battery. QiKU Q Terra has 3700 mAh battery where Huawei Mate 8 is powered with 4000 mAh battery. Again Mate 8 is a winner in the battery.
Price- Now I will compare the battery of both handsets. QiKU Q Terra can be purchased in Rs 19999 where the price of Huawei Mate 8 is around Rs 32000 ( $480). Mate 8 price is not yet confirmed in India, but it will not be under Rs 30000. In terms of price QiKU Q Terra is a winner. For an exact idea which phone is good for you, see the conclusion.
QiKU Q Terra smartphone has a better processor and the same 3 GB RAM as Mate 8. The device has only two lesser specifications than Huawei Mate 8 which is 300 mAh lesser battery and Android Lollipop instead of Marshmallow. I don’t think that you must pay Rs 12000 extra for these two factors. If you want to purchase a good configuration phone in just Rs 19999 then go for QiKU Q Terra. You can also go for Huawei Mate 8 if money is not your problem and you want Marshmallow and 300 mAh extra battery badly which I don’t suggest.