Samsung Galaxy S7 vs Huawei P20

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Display

Display size

5.1 inches
5.8 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1080 x 2244 pixels

Aspect Ratio

 
18.7:9

Pixel density

576 ppi
429 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

72.30 %
80.36 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
HiSilicon Kirin 970

Processor

Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2360 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 530
Mali-G72 MP12

RAM

4 GB LPDDR4
4 GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

32 GB
128 GB, not expandable

Available to use

24.5 GB
 

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 200 GB
 

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo), Huawei Emotion UI

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3400 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

Talk time

 
19.00 hours
the average is 19 h (1115 min)

Stand-by time

 
16.9 days (406 hours)
the average is 21 days (504 h)

Talk time (3G)

28.00 hours
the average is 24 h (1418 min)
 

Internet use

3G: 11 hours; LTE: 13 hours; Wi-Fi: 14 hours
 

Music playback

55.00 hours
 

Video playback

16.00 hours
 

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
12 megapixels

Features

Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus
Optical image stabilization, Laser and Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.5"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.55 μm

Second camera

 
20 megapixels

Features

 
Black and White, Laser and Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F1.6; Focal Length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.7"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Flash

LED
Dual LED

Software Features

RAW image capture, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Smile detection, Voice activation, Scenes, Effects, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
Digital image stabilization, Manual focus, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Night mode, Scenes, Effects, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features

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

Front

5 megapixels
24 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
 

Video capture

 
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.61 x 2.74 x 0.31 inches (142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9 mm)
5.87 x 2.79 x 0.30 inches (149.1 x 70.8 x 7.65 mm)

Weight

5.36 oz (152 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (175 g)
5.82 oz (165 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (175 g)

Materials

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Metal

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
Splash; IP 53

Biometrics

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

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
Notification light

Keys

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

Colors

Black, Gold, Silver, Pink, White, Pink gold
Black, Gold, Pink, Blue

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS)
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)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

GSM

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS
EDGE, GPRS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

aptX-HD
32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
4.2

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), HID over GATT Profile (HOGP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), SIM Access (SAP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

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; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

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

Features

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

Location

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

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

Hearing aid compatible

M4, T3
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Feb 12, 2016
 

FCC ID value: A3LSMG930F link
 

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.43 W/kg
 

Body

1.06 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

1.03 W/kg
 

Shopping information

In The Box

 
High-current charger, USB Type-C digital headset, USB Type-C cable, Warranty card, Quick Start Guide, Protective case, USB Type-C to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter, Eject tool

MSRP price

$ 699
 

Availability

Officially announced

Feb 21, 2016
Mar 27, 2018
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