Huawei P9 Plus vs Huawei Mate 10 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra

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

Display

Size:

5.5 inches
6.0 inches
6.8 inches

Resolution:

1920 x 1080 pixels, 401 PPI
2160 x 1080 pixels, 18:9 ratio, 402 PPI
3200 x 1440 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 516 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
OLED
Dynamic AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

72.78 %
80.97 %
89.33 %

Peak brightness:

1500 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

Pressure-sensitive, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR support, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
120Hz refresh rate (adaptable), HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

HiSilicon Kirin 955
HiSilicon Kirin 970
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888

Processor:

Octa-core, 2500 MHz, ARM Cortex-A72 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2360 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 680, 64-bit, 5 nm

GPU:

Mali-T880 MP4
Mali-G72 MP12
Adreno 660

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4
12GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

64GB
128GB, not expandable
128GB (UFS 3.1), not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 256 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow), Huawei Emotion UI
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo), Huawei Emotion UI
Android (11), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

3400 mAh
4000 mAh
5000 mAh

Type:

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

Charging:

Fast charging
Fast charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, USB Power Delivery, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 25.0W; Wireless: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Dual camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

12 MP (Laser and PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
12 MP (OIS, Laser and PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
108 MP (OIS, Laser and PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.9"; Pixel size: 1.25 μm
Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.9"; Pixel size: 1.25 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.33"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera:

12 MP (Black and White, Laser and PDAF)
20 MP (Black and White, OIS, Laser and PDAF, CMOS image sensor)
10 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.9"; Pixel size: 1.25 μm
Aperture size: F1.6; Focal Length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.7"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Optical zoom: 3.0x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 70 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.2"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Third camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Fourth camera:

10 MP (Periscope, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 10.0x; Aperture size: F4.9; Focal Length: 240 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.2"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD)
7680x4320 (8K UHD) (24 fps), 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features:

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

Front:

8 MP (Autofocus)
8 MP
40 MP (PDAF, HDR)

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

6.00 x 2.96 x 0.27 inches (152.3 x 75.3 x 6.98 mm)
6.07 x 2.93 x 0.31 inches (154.2 x 74.5 x 7.9 mm)
6.50 x 2.98 x 0.35 inches (165.1 x 75.6 x 8.9 mm)

Weight:

5.71 oz (162.0 g)
6.28 oz (178.0 g)
8.04 oz (229.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP67
Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

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

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Gold, Gray, White
Gray, Brown, Pink, Blue
Phantom black, Silver

Cellular

5G:

n2, n5, n12, n25, n41, n66, n71, n77, n260, n261, SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 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), 9(1800), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 32(1500 L-band)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300)
Bands 39(1900+)
Bands 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 6(800), 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA
LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes
Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback
32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos, aptX, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

Screen mirroring:

DLNA
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2
4.2
5.1

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; 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)
Type-C (reversible)
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.2

Features:

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

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Apr 22, 2016
Oct 19, 2017
Dec 22, 2020

FCC ID value:

QISVIE-L09 link
QISBLA-L09 link
A3LSMG998U link

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.40 W/kg
1.06 W/kg
0.77 W/kg

Body:

0.72 W/kg
0.88 W/kg
1.02 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg
1.59 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.19 W/kg
1.09 W/kg
1.16 W/kg

Phablet:

3.95 W/kg
3.15 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 1200

In The Box:

USB-C Earphones, Charger, USB-C Cable, USB-C to 3.5 mm Headphone Jack Adapter, Flexible Clear Case, Quick Start Guide, Eject tool
C to C Data Cable, Ejection Pin

Availability

Officially announced:

Apr 06, 2016
Oct 16, 2017
Jan 14, 2021
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