Mandatory phablets - Huawei Ascend Mate 7 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs Lenovo Vibe Z2 Pro specs comparison

Mandatory phablets - Huawei Ascend Mate 7 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs Lenovo Vibe Z2 Pro specs comparison
IFA 2014 became host to a nuclear explosion of powerful Android phones! The Huawei Ascend Mate 7 and the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 are scorching hot, premium Android powerhouses with huge displays and powerful internals. 

Meanwhile, the Lenovo Z2 Pro was announced before it got to IFA, but it's still fresh in our minds because of its impressive build and hardware profile. These three titans had to be pitted against each other for your viewing pleasure and informational hunger. It's a bit amusing how the Huawei Ascend Mate 7 and Lenovo Vibe Z2 Pro's dimensions make the huge Galaxy Note 4 seem compact in comparison simply because of the difference in their display diagonals. The Huawei and Lenovo phablets sport spacious 6-inch displays, while the Note 4 makes do with a 5.6-inch display. If you want a shot at one handed operation, you better not dare touch these Chinese monstrosities! Which one is your favorite, though?

Huawei Ascend Mate7

Huawei Ascend Mate7

Dimensions

6.18 x 3.19 x 0.31 inches

157 x 81 x 7.9 mm

Weight

6.53 oz (185 g)

Samsung Galaxy Note4

Samsung Galaxy Note4

Dimensions

6.04 x 3.09 x 0.33 inches

153.5 x 78.6 x 8.5 mm

Weight

6.21 oz (176 g)

Lenovo Vibe Z2 Pro

Lenovo Vibe Z2 Pro

Dimensions

6.14 x 3.2 x 0.3 inches

156 x 81.3 x 7.7 mm

Weight

6.31 oz (179 g)

Huawei Ascend Mate7

Huawei Ascend Mate7

Dimensions

6.18 x 3.19 x 0.31 inches

157 x 81 x 7.9 mm

Weight

6.53 oz (185 g)

Samsung Galaxy Note4

Samsung Galaxy Note4

Dimensions

6.04 x 3.09 x 0.33 inches

153.5 x 78.6 x 8.5 mm

Weight

6.21 oz (176 g)

Lenovo Vibe Z2 Pro

Lenovo Vibe Z2 Pro

Dimensions

6.14 x 3.2 x 0.3 inches

156 x 81.3 x 7.7 mm

Weight

6.31 oz (179 g)



Display

Size

5.7 inches
6.0 inches
6.0 inches

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

74.39 %
78.29 %
78.03 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 5433
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 8974-AC
HiSilicon Kirin 925

Processor

Octa-core, 1900 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 20 nm
Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A15 and ARM Cortex-A7

GPU

Mali-T760 MP6
Adreno 330
Mali-T628 MP4

RAM

3GB LPDDR3
3GB
3GB LPDDR3

Internal storage

32GB
32GB
32GB

OS

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (4.4), Lenovo Vibe UI
Android (5.1 Lollipop, 4.4), Huawei Emotion UI

Battery

Capacity

3220 mAh
4000 mAh
4100 mAh

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
 
 

Talk time

 
45.00 hours
the average is 17 h (1036 min)
 

Stand-by time

 
39.5 days (948 hours)
the average is 22 days (522 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

20.00 hours
the average is 19 h (1110 min)
 
 

Music playback

82.00 hours
 
 

Video playback

14.00 hours
 
 

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

16 MP (OIS, Autofocus, BSI sensor)
16 MP (OIS, Autofocus, BSI sensor)
13 MP (Autofocus)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 31 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
 
Aperture size: F2.0

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Recording format

 
 
MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV

Features

OIS, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing
 
HDR, Object tracking, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

3.7 MP
5 MP
5 MP

Video capture

2560x1440 (QHD) (30 fps)
 
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions

6.04 x 3.09 x 0.33 inches (153.5 x 78.6 x 8.5 mm)
6.14 x 3.20 x 0.30 inches (156 x 81.3 x 7.7 mm)
6.18 x 3.19 x 0.31 inches (157 x 81 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

6.21 oz (176.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
6.31 oz (179.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
6.53 oz (185.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Metal
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

Fingerprint (swipe)
 
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Notification light, Touch sensitive control keys
 
 

Buyers information

Price

 
 
€ 599


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