Huawei Mate 20 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)

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Display

Display size

6.4 inches
6.3 inches

Resolution

1440 x 3120 pixels
1080 x 2220 pixels

Pixel density

538 ppi
392 ppi

Technology

AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

87.78 %
80.51 %

Features

HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Triple camera
Quad camera

Main camera

40 megapixels
24 megapixels

Hardware Features

Laser and Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 0.9 μm

Second camera

8 megapixels
10 megapixels

Hardware Features

Telephoto, Optical image stabilization, Laser and Phase detection autofocus
Telephoto, Autofocus

Specifications

Optical zoom: 3x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 80 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.9"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera

20 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

Ultra-wide, Laser and Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Ultra-wide

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 16 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.7"
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 12 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Fourth camera

 
5 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Depth information

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Flash

Dual LED
LED

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

Time-lapse video, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

24 megapixels
24 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
 

Design

Dimensions

6.21 x 2.85 x 0.34 inches (157.8 x 72.3 x 8.6 mm)
6.40 x 3.03 x 0.31 inches (162.5 x 77 x 7.8 mm)

Weight

6.67 oz (189 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
6.46 oz (183 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

3D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Notification light
 

Colors

 
Black, Pink, Blue

Colors

Black, Emerald green, Twilight
 

Multimedia

Headphones

USB Type-C (reversible)
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

 
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
 

Hardware & Performance

System chip

HiSilicon Kirin 980
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SDM660

Processor

Octa-core, 2600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A76 and ARM Cortex-A55, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Mali-G76 MP10
Adreno 512

RAM

6 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

128 GB
128 GB

Maximum User Storage

 
108.9 GB

Storage expansion

Nano Memory (NM) up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie), Huawei Emotion UI
Android (8.0 Oreo), Samsung Experience UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

USB Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
USB Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, USB OTG, Video out
Mass storage device

HDMI

Yes
 

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Dual-band positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

Huawei Pay
Samsung Pay

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 32
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 26, 28, 66

LTE (TDD)

Bands 34, 38, 39, 40
Bands 38, 40, 41

UMTS

800, 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data

LTE-A Pro Cat 21 (1400/200 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA
LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
 

Battery

Capacity

4200 mAh
3800 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Huawei SuperCharge, Qi wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Talk time (3G)

 
23.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)

Internet use

 
3G: 13 hours; LTE: 15 hours; Wi-Fi: 15 hours

Music playback

 
112.00 hours

Video playback

 
19.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Oct 17, 2018
Oct 18, 2018

FCC ID value: QISLYA-LX9 link
FCC ID value: A3LSMA920F link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.58 W/kg
0.24 W/kg

Body

0.81 W/kg
0.84 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.53 W/kg
1.58 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.77 W/kg
1.40 W/kg

Phablet

3.17 W/kg
3.95 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

Type-C Headphones, 40W Charger, Type-C Cable, SIM Ejectr tool, Quick start guide, Protective case, Warranty card, Type-C to 3.5mm headphone adapter.
Charger, USB cable, Headphones, SIM removal tool, Documentation
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