Huawei P20 Pro VS. Samsung Galaxy Note 8: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Huawei P20 Pro VS. Samsung Galaxy Note 8. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
8.9
Cost-effectiveness
8.5
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
7.7
8.7
Performance & Hardware
8.2
7.8
Camera
9.1
7.8
Connectivity
8.7
8.5
Battery
7.5
6.4

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
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Release Date

Release date
March 2018, 1 year ago
August 2017, 2 years ago
State
On Sale
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
73.9 mm
155.0 mm
7.8 mm
74.8 mm
162.5 mm
8.6 mm
Weight
180 g
195 g
Usable surface
82 %
82 %
Materials
Aluminium alloy
Glass
Resistance
IP67
IP68
Colors
Black

Blue
Black

Blue

Gold

Gray

Screen

Diagonal
6.1"
6.3"
Type
Amoled
Super Amoled
Resolution
1080 x 2240 px
1440 x 2960 px
Density
432 Pixels per inch
522 Pixels per inch
Others
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • Always-On Display
  • Capacitive
  • Color LED Notifications
  • Frameless
  • Multi-touch
  • Notch
  • Medium-sized Notch
  • 1200 cd/m2 nits
  • Always-On Display
  • Capacitive
  • Color LED Notifications
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Dual Edge display
  • Frameless
  • HDR10
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Scratch resistant
  • sRGB 141%
  • Stylus

Prototypes





Prototypes
Huawei P20 Pro
Print 3D Model
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 970
Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 8895
CPU
4x 2.4 GHz ARM Cortex-A73 + 4x 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
4x2.3 GHz Exynos M2 Mongoose+ 4x1.7 GHz ARM Cortex A53
Type
Octa-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
2.4 GHz
2.3 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
Mali G72 MP12
ARM Mali-G71 MP20

RAM

RAM
6 GB
6 GB

Antutu

Score
233.199 (Antutu v8)
Overall performance better than 92% of devices
199.868 (Antutu v7)
Overall performance better than 89% of devices

Storage

Capacity
128 GB
64 GB
SD Slot
No
Yes
Independent SD slot

Security

Fingerprint
Yes, on the front
Yes, in the back

Sensors

Sensors
  • Fingerprint
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity
  • Fingerprint
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall
  • Heart Rate
  • Iris scanner
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity

Others

Notifications LED
Color LED Notifications
Color LED Notifications

Camera

Main

Resolution
40 Mpx
12.2 Mpx
Pixel size
1.550 µm
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Sensor
Sony IMX600 Exmor RS
Samsung Unknown
Type
CMOS
ISOCELL
Aperture
f/1.8
f/1.7
Flash
Dual LED
Dual LED
Features
  • 4K Video
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Laser AF
  • Macro mode
  • Manual focus
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Optical zoom
  • Panorama
  • RAW
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • Triple camera
  • White balance settings
  • 4K Video
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Dual camera
  • Dual capture
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Optical zoom
  • Panorama
  • RAW
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
Yes
960 fps
Yes
240 fps
Optical Stabilisation
Yes
Yes

Selfie

Resolution
24 Mpx
8 Mpx

Connectivity

Networks

5G
-
-
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B6 (800)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B9 (1800)
  • B12 (700)
  • B17 (700)
  • B18 (800)
  • B19 (800)
  • B20 (800)
  • B26 (850)
  • B28 (700)
  • B32 (1500)
  • B34 (TDD 2100)
  • 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)
  • B12 (700)
  • B13 (700)
  • B17 (700)
  • B18 (800)
  • B19 (800)
  • B20 (800)
  • B25 (1900+)
  • B26 (850)
  • B28 (700)
  • B32 (1500)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • B66 (1700/2100)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B6 (800)
  • B8 (900)
  • B9 (1800 Japan)
  • B19 (800)
  • B20 (800)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B34 (TD 2000)
  • B39 (TD 1900+)
2G
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)

SIM card

Dual SIM
Dual Sim Dual Standby
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 Display
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 4.2 LE Low energy consumption
Bluetooth 5.0 LE Low energy consumption
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • DIP (Device ID Profile)
  • 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
  • Galileo
  • GLONASS
  • GPS

USB

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

SAR

European measurement

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

0.730 W/Kg on head
1.220 W/Kg on body
0.173 W/Kg on head
1.290 W/Kg on body
American measurement

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

1.030 W/Kg on head
0.610 W/Kg on body
0.610 W/Kg on head
0.560 W/Kg on body

Others

Others
  • NFC
  • Computer sync
  • Infrared
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • VoLTE
  • NFC
  • Audio Jack
  • ANT+
  • Computer sync
  • Mirrorlink
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.

Battery

Battery
Capacity
4000 mAh
3300 mAh
Type
Li-Polymer
Li-Polymer
Others
Fast Charging
Non-removable
Fast Charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging

Software

Software
Operating System
Android 9.0 Pie
Android 7.1 Nougat

Prices

Prices

Prices