Huawei Mate 8 VS. Samsung Galaxy Note 5: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Huawei Mate 8 VS. Samsung Galaxy Note 5. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
No price,
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No price,
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Design & Materials
7
6.4
Performance & Hardware
6.9
6.7
Camera
7.5
7.4
Connectivity
8.3
7.5
Battery
7.1
4.6

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
Ascend Mate 8, Mate8, NXT-AL10, NXT-CL00, NXT-DL00, NXT-TL00
Galaxy Note 5, SM-N920A, N920A, SM-N920F, N920F, SM-N920I, N920I, SM-N920P, N920P, SM-N920R, N920R, SM-N920V, N920V

Release Date

Release date
November 2015, 3 years ago
August 2015, 4 years ago
State
Not available
Not available

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
80.6 mm
157.1 mm
7.9 mm
76.1 mm
153.2 mm
7.6 mm
Weight
185 g
171 g
Usable surface
78 %
76 %
Materials
Aluminium alloy
Glass
Resistance
-
-
Colors
Brown

Champagne

Gold

Gray

Silver
Black

Gold

Silver

White

Screen

Diagonal
6"
5.7"
Type
LCD IPS
Super Amoled
Resolution
1080 x 1920 px
1440 x 2560 px
Density
367 Pixels per inch
515 Pixels per inch
Others
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • 95% NTSC
  • Capacitive
  • Color LED Notifications
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 4
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • NTSC
  • Scratch resistant
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 4
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Scratch resistant

Prototypes





Prototypes
Huawei Mate 8
Print 3D Model
Samsung Galaxy Note 5
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 950
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420
CPU
4x 2.3 GHz ARM Cortex-A72 + 4x 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-
4x2.1 GHz ARM Cortex-A57 +4x1.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
Type
Octa-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
2.3 GHz
2.1 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
Arm Mali-T880 MP4
ARM Mali-T760 MP8

RAM

RAM
3 GB
4 GB

Antutu

Score
126.546 (Antutu v7)
Overall performance better than 77% of devices
116.050 (Antutu v7)
Overall performance better than 76% of devices

Storage

Capacity
32 GB
64 GB
SD Slot
Yes
Slot for SD or second SIM card
No

Security

Fingerprint
Yes, in the back
Yes, on the front

Sensors

Sensors
  • Fingerprint
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gravity
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall
  • Light sensor
  • Magnetometer
  • Pedometer
  • Proximity
  • Fingerprint
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall
  • Heart Rate
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity

Others

Notifications LED
Color LED Notifications
No

Camera

Main

Resolution
16 Mpx
16 Mpx
Pixel size
1.132 µm
1.120 µm
Sensor
Sony IMX298 Exmor RS
Sony IMX240 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS
CMOS
Aperture
f/2.0
f/1.9
Flash
Dual LED
Dual LED
Features
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Macro mode
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Panorama
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Macro mode
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Panorama
  • RAW
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
Yes
120 fps
Yes
120 fps
Optical Stabilisation
Yes
Yes

Selfie

Resolution
8 Mpx
5 Mpx

Connectivity

Networks

5G
-
-
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B6 (800)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B12 (700)
  • B17 (700)
  • B18 (800)
  • B19 (800)
  • B20 (800)
  • B26 (850)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B17 (700)
  • B18 (800)
  • B19 (800)
  • B26 (850)
  • B28 (700)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B34 (TD 2000)
  • B39 (TD 1900+)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
2G
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)

SIM card

Dual SIM
Dual Sim Full Active
Single Sim
Type
Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
Others
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 4.2 LE Low energy consumption
Bluetooth 4.2 LE Low energy consumption
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • GAP (Generic Access Profile)
  • GAVDP (Generic Audio/Video Distribution Profile)
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • HSP (Headset Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • MAP (Message Access Profile)
  • OPP (Object Push Profile)
  • PBAP/PAB (Phone Book Access Profile)
  • SPP (Serial Port Protocol)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • DIP (Device ID Profile)
  • EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • HSP (Headset Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • MAP (Message Access Profile)
  • OPP (Object Push Profile)
  • PAN (Personal Area Networking Profile)
  • PBAP/PAB (Phone Book Access Profile)

Navigation

Navigation
  • A-GPS
  • Beidou
  • GLONASS
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Beidou
  • GLONASS
  • GPS

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • Charging
  • Host
  • Mass Storage

SAR

European measurement

The European Union sets a limit of 2 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue.

1.460 W/Kg on head
0.210 W/Kg on body
0.428 W/Kg on head
0.471 W/Kg on body
American measurement

The FCC limit is 1.6 W/kg measured in a volume of 1 gram of tissue

1.490 W/Kg on head
0.320 W/Kg on body
1.140 W/Kg on head
1.270 W/Kg on body

Others

Others
  • NFC
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Computer sync
  • DLNA
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • VoLTE
  • NFC
  • Audio Jack
  • ANT+
  • Computer sync
  • DLNA
  • Mirrorlink
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.

Battery

Battery
Capacity
4000 mAh
3000 mAh
Type
Li-Polymer
Li-Ion
Others
Fast Charging
Non-removable
Fast Charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging

Software

Software
Operating System
Android 8.0 Oreo
Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

Prices

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