Huawei Mate 9 vs Samsung Galaxy S9+

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Display

Display size

5.9 inches
6.2 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1440 x 2960 pixels

Pixel density

373 ppi
531 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

77.39 %
83.68 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.9"; Pixel size: 1.25 μm
Aperture size: F1.5/F2.4; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

20 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 27 mm
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.6"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Flash

Dual LED
LED

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features

Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Picture-taking during video recording, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

8 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

Autofocus
Autofocus, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.18 x 3.11 x 0.31 inches (156.9 x 78.9 x 7.9 mm)
6.22 x 2.91 x 0.33 inches (158.1 x 73.8 x 8.5 mm)

Weight

6.70 oz (190 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
6.67 oz (189 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

 
Water, Dust

IP certified

 
IP 68

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Iris scanner, 2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Gold, Gray, Silver, Brown, White
Black, Gold, Gray, Purple, Blue, Red

Hardware & Performance

System chip

HiSilicon Kirin 960
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845

Processor

Octa-core, 2400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Mali-G71 MP8
Adreno 630

RAM

4 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
256 GB

Storage expansion

up to 256 GB
up to 400 GB

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

4000 mAh
3500 mAh

Charging

Yes
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Talk time

 
35.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1379 min)

Stand-by time

 
14.2 days (342 hours)
the average is 21 days (498 h)

Internet use

 
 

3G

 
13 hours

LTE

 
15 hours

Wi-Fi

 
15 hours

Music playback

 
102.00 hours

Video playback

 
20.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 29
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66, 71

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 40
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46

UMTS

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

GSM

 
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

 
800, 1900 MHz

Data

LTE-A, HSPA
LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

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 3.1

Connector

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

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device, USB OTG

Mobile Payment

Huawei Pay
Samsung Pay

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou

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), Barometer

Notifications

Haptic feedback
Notification light, Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

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, Multiple speakers

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Nov 04, 2016
Jan 11, 2018

FCC ID value: QISMHA-L09 link
FCC ID value: A3LSMG965U link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.42 W/kg
0.36 W/kg

Body

0.60 W/kg
0.79 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.39 W/kg
1.04 W/kg

Phablet

 
3.94 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 940
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