Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Huawei P30 Pro

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Display

Display size

6.3 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2960 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

522 ppi
398 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

82.98 %
88.61 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Quad camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
40 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Second camera

12 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm
Optical zoom: 5x; Aperture size: F3.4; Focal Length: 125 mm

Third camera

 
20 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Ultra-wide, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 16 mm

Fourth camera

 
 

Hardware Features

 
Time-of-Flight (ToF)

Flash

LED
Dual LED

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

8 megapixels
32 megapixels

Features

Autofocus, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.40 x 2.94 x 0.34 inches (162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm)
6.22 x 2.89 x 0.33 inches (158 x 73.4 x 8.41 mm)

Weight

6.88 oz (195 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
6.77 oz (192 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

Water, Dust
Water, Dust

IP certified

IP 68
IP 68

Biometrics

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

Features

Stylus
 

Colors

Black, Gray
 

Colors

 
Amber sunrise, Breathing crystal, Aurora, Black

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
HiSilicon Kirin 980

Processor

Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A76 and ARM Cortex-A55, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 540
Mali-G76 MP10

RAM

6 GB
8 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
512 GB

Maximum User Storage

53 GB
 

Storage expansion

up to 256 GB
up to 256 GB

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat), Samsung Experience UI
Android (9.0 Pie), Huawei Emotion UI

Battery

Capacity

3300 mAh
4200 mAh

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Qi and Powermat wireless charging
Huawei SuperCharge, Qi wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging

Talk time

22.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1379 min)
 

Internet use

 
 

3G

12 hours
 

LTE

13 hours
 

Wi-Fi

14 hours
 

Music playback

74.00 hours
 

Video playback

16.00 hours
 

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 32

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

800, 1900 MHz
 

Data

LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Yes
USB 3.1

Connector

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

Features

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

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
Huawei Pay

Location

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

Other

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

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

Hearing aid compatibility

M4, T3
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MirrorLink, SlimPort
Wireless screen share

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
USB Type-C (reversible)

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jul 28, 2017
Mar 27, 2019

FCC ID value: A3LSMN950U link
FCC ID value: QISVOG-LX9 link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.70 W/kg
0.79 W/kg

Body

0.14 W/kg
0.64 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
1.36 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.36 W/kg
0.88 W/kg

Phablet

 
2.96 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

 
40W Charger, Type-C Cable, Type-C Earphones, TPU Protective Case, Quick Start Guide, SIM Removal Tool, Warranty card

MSRP price

$ 930
 
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