Huawei Mate 9 vs Samsung Galaxy A50

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Display

Display size

5.9 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

373 ppi
403 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

77.39 %
85.24 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
25 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Laser and Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.9"; Pixel size: 1.25 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 0.9 μm

Second camera

20 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

Black and White, Optical image stabilization, Laser and Phase detection autofocus
Ultra-wide

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 27 mm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third 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)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Hyperlapse, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

8 megapixels
25 megapixels

Features

Autofocus
 

Design

Dimensions

6.18 x 3.11 x 0.31 inches (156.9 x 78.9 x 7.9 mm)
6.24 x 2.93 x 0.30 inches (158.5 x 74.7 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

6.70 oz (190 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.86 oz (166 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Metal
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

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

Colors

Gold, Gray, Silver, Brown, White
Black, Pink, Blue, White

Hardware & Performance

System chip

HiSilicon Kirin 960
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 9610

Processor

Octa-core, 2400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Mali-G71 MP8
Mali-G72 MP3

RAM

4 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
128 GB

Maximum User Storage

 
107 GB

Storage expansion

up to 256 GB
up to 512 GB

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat), Huawei Emotion UI
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

4000 mAh
4000 mAh

Charging

Yes
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Talk time (3G)

 
23.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Internet use

 
 

3G

 
12 hours

LTE

 
14 hours

Wi-Fi

 
15 hours

Music playback

 
92.00 hours

Video playback

 
19.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 29
Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

GSM

 
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data

LTE-A, HSPA
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

 
Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device

Mobile Payment

Huawei Pay
Samsung Pay

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Other

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

Haptic feedback
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

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

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

DLNA
Wireless screen share

Radio

 
FM

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Nov 04, 2016
Feb 11, 2019

FCC ID value: QISMHA-L09 link
FCC ID value: A3LSMA505F link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.42 W/kg
0.34 W/kg

Body

0.60 W/kg
0.45 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
1.44 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.39 W/kg
1.20 W/kg

Phablet

 
1.07 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 350
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