Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Huawei nova 3

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Display

Display size

5.1 inches
6.3 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

577 ppi
409 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

70.48 %
84.26 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 27 mm

Second camera

 
24 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Black and White, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal Length: 27 mm

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)

Features

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

Front

5 megapixels
24 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Dual-Camera

Design

Dimensions

5.65 x 2.78 x 0.27 inches (143.4 x 70.5 x 6.8 mm)
6.18 x 2.90 x 0.29 inches (157 x 73.7 x 7.3 mm)

Weight

4.87 oz (138 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.86 oz (166 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Biometrics

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

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

Black, Gold, Blue, White
Black, Gold, Purple, Blue, Red

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420
HiSilicon Kirin 970

Processor

Octa-core, 2100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2360 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Mali-T760 MP8
Mali-G72 MP12

RAM

3 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

128 GB, not expandable
128 GB

Storage expansion

 
up to 256 GB

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (8.1 Oreo), Emotion UI

Battery

Capacity

2550 mAh
3750 mAh

Charging

Yes, Qi and Powermat wireless charging
Huawei SuperCharge

Talk time (3G)

23.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
 

Internet use

 
 

3G

10 hours
 

LTE

12 hours
 

Wi-Fi

12 hours
 

Music playback

57.00 hours
 

Video playback

13.00 hours
 

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 17, 20
Bands 1, 3, 5, 8

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS

850, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 2100 MHz

GSM

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

Data

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
 

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
 

VoLTE

 
Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.1
4.2

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 2.0

Connector

microUSB
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
 

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

Notification light, Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Hearing aid compatibility

M3, T3
 

Other features

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

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Mar 02, 2015
 

FCC ID value: A3LSMG920A link
 

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.49 W/kg
 

Body

0.96 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.25 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

1.04 W/kg
 

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)
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