Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Huawei nova 3

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$588.00 VIEW ON AMAZON

Display

Display size

6.3 inches
6.3 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2960 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

522 ppi
409 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

82.98 %
84.26 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
HiSilicon Kirin 970

Processor

Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2360 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 540
Mali-G72 MP12

RAM

6 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
128 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 256 GB

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat), Samsung Experience UI
Android (8.1 Oreo), Emotion UI

Battery

Capacity

3300 mAh
3750 mAh

Type

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

Charging

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

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
16 megapixels

Features

Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus

Second camera

12 megapixels
24 megapixels

Features

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

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

8 megapixels
24 megapixels

Features

Autofocus, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Dual-Camera

Design

Dimensions

6.40 x 2.94 x 0.34 inches (162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm)
6.18 x 2.90 x 0.29 inches (157 x 73.7 x 7.3 mm)

Weight

6.88 oz (195 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (176 g)
5.86 oz (166 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (176 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

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

Features

Notification light, Stylus
 

Colors

Midnight black, Maple gold, Orchid gray, Deep Sea blue
Black, Gold, Purple, Blue, Red

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

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

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
 

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
4.2

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB

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

Features

Charging, OTG, Video out
Mass storage device, Charging

Sensors

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

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

 
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

 
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Quick start guide, Charger, Warranty Card (optional), Headset, Eject pin, Type-C cable, TPU Protective case (optional), TP protective film (attached on the phone before delivery and dependent on market)

MSRP price

$ 930
 
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