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Huawei Mate 20 vs OnePlus 9 vs OnePlus 8

Compare phone and tablet specifications of up to three devices at once.

Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

6.5 inches
6.5 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution:

2244 x 1080 pixels, 18.7:9 ratio, 381 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 402 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 402 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
AMOLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

87.98 %
87.27 %
88.65 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Peak brightness:

820 cd/m2 (nit)
1100 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

HDR support, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
120Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
90Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

HiSilicon Kirin 980
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250

Processor:

Octa-core, 2600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A76 and ARM Cortex-A55, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 680, 64-bit, 5 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Mali-G76 MP10
Adreno 660
Adreno 650

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
8GB LPDDR5
8GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

128GB
128GB (UFS 3.1), not expandable
128GB (UFS 3.0), not expandable

Storage expansion:

Nano Memory (NM) up to 256 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (9.0 Pie), Huawei Emotion UI
Android (11), OxygenOS UI
Android (11, 10)

Battery

Capacity:

4000 mAh
4500 mAh
4300 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Huawei SuperCharge
OnePlus Warp Charge, Qi wireless charging
OnePlus Warp Charge

Max charge speed:

Wired: 65.0W; Wireless: 15.0W
Wired: 30.0W

Camera

Rear:

Triple camera
Triple camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

12 MP (OIS, Laser and PDAF)
48 MP (PDAF)
48 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.3"
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 23 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 25 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera:

16 MP (Ultra-wide, Laser and PDAF)
50 MP (Ultra-wide)
16 MP (Ultra-wide, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 17 mm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 14 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.56"
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 14 mm

Third camera:

8 MP (Telephoto, Laser and PDAF)
2 MP (Black and White)
2 MP (Macro)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 2.0x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"
Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.75 μm

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)
7680x4320 (8K UHD) (30 fps), 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (480 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (480 fps)

Features:

Time-lapse video, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
HDR, Continuous autofocus, EIS
OIS, HDR, Time-lapse video, EIS

Front:

24 MP
16 MP (EIS)
16 MP (EIS, HDR)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

6.23 x 3.04 x 0.33 inches (158.2 x 77.2 x 8.3 mm)
6.30 x 2.92 x 0.34 inches (160 x 74.2 x 8.7 mm)
6.31 x 2.87 x 0.31 inches (160.2 x 72.9 x 8 mm)

Weight:

6.63 oz (188.0 g)
6.77 oz (192.0 g)
6.35 oz (180.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Splash, Dust; IP53

Biometrics:

2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key, Other
Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, Gold, Green, Blue
Winter Mist, Arctic Sky, Astral Black
Glacial green

Cellular

5G:

n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n20, n25, n28, n38, n40, n41, n48, n66, n71, n77, n78
n2, n5, n41, n66, n71, SA, NSA

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 9(1800), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900), 9(1700), 19(800)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 6(800), 8(900)

Data Speed:

LTE-A Pro Cat 21 (1400/200 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA
LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Shared with microSD
Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Dolby Atmos
Dolby Atmos, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
DLNA, Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.2
5.1

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features:

Mass storage device, Video out, Charging
Charging, Headphones port, Mass storage device
Charging, Headphones port, OTG

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Dual-band positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Dual-band positioning, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other:

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Infrared, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC
NFC

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Mar 24, 2021
Jan 24, 2021

FCC ID value:

2ABZ2-EF136
2ABZ2-EE103

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.20 W/kg
1.01 W/kg

Body:

0.78 W/kg
0.78 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.48 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.18 W/kg
0.92 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 729
$ 699

User Manual:

This is the official OnePl​us 8 User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

In The Box:

3.5 mm Headset, 22.5W Huawei charger, Type-C Cable, Protective case, Quick Start Guide, Eject Tool, Warranty card
Warp Charge 65 Power Adapter, Warp Charge Type-C to Type-C Cable, Quick Start Guide, Welcome Letter, Safety Information and Warranty Card, OnePlus Sticker, SIM Tray Ejector
Warp Charge 30 Power Adapter, Warp Type-C Cable (Support USB 2.0), Quick Start Guide, Welcome Letter, Safety Information and Warranty Card, LOGO Sticker, Screen Protector, SIM Tray Ejector

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 16, 2018
Mar 23, 2021
Apr 14, 2020
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