Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) vs Huawei P30

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Display

Display size

5.6 inches
6.1 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2220 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

441 ppi
422 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

75.60 %
85.83 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
40 megapixels

Hardware Features

Phase detection autofocus
Laser and Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

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

Second camera

 
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Telephoto, Optical image stabilization, Laser and Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

 
Optical zoom: 3x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 80 mm

Third camera

 
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Ultra-wide, Laser and Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 17 mm

Flash

LED
Dual LED

Video recording

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

Features

Hyperlapse, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

16 megapixels
32 megapixels

Features

Dual-Camera
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.87 x 2.78 x 0.33 inches (149.2 x 70.6 x 8.4 mm)
5.87 x 2.81 x 0.30 inches (149.1 x 71.4 x 7.57 mm)

Weight

6.07 oz (172 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
5.82 oz (165 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
Splash; IP 53

Biometrics

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

Features

Notification light
 

Colors

Black, Gold, Gray, Blue
 

Colors

 
Breathing, Crystal aurora, Black

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

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

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
 

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 7885
HiSilicon Kirin 980

Processor

Octa-core, 2200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A76 and ARM Cortex-A55, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Mali-G71
Mali-G76 MP10

RAM

4 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
128 GB

Storage expansion

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

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat), Samsung One UI
Android (9.0 Pie), Huawei Emotion 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; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
Huawei Pay

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

Data

LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

 
Yes

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3650 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Yes
Huawei SuperCharge

Talk time (3G)

19.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
 

Internet use

3G: 12 hours; LTE: 14 hours; Wi-Fi: 15 hours
 

Music playback

43.00 hours
 

Video playback

17.00 hours
 

Phone features

Notifications

 
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

Nov 14, 2017
Mar 27, 2019

FCC ID value: A3LSMA530F link
FCC ID value: QISELE-LX9 link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.26 W/kg
0.53 W/kg

Body

0.76 W/kg
0.54 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.54 W/kg
1.04 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.98 W/kg
0.63 W/kg

Phablet

 
1.82 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

 
22.5W Charger, Type-C Cable, 3.5 mm Headset, TPU Protective Case, Quick Start Guide, SIM Removal Tool, Warranty Card
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