Huawei P9 VS. Samsung Galaxy A7: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Huawei P9 VS. Samsung Galaxy A7. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
7.7
Cost-effectiveness
6.4
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
6.7
6.2
Performance & Hardware
6.9
4.1
Camera
7.2
2.9
Connectivity
7.2
5.4
Battery
4.7
3.3

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
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Release Date

Release date
April 2016, 3 years ago
January 2015, 4 years ago
State
On Sale
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
70.9 mm
145.0 mm
6.9 mm
76.2 mm
151.0 mm
6.3 mm
Weight
144 g
141 g
Usable surface
72 %
72 %
Materials
Aluminium alloy
Metal
Resistance
-
-
Colors
Gold

Gray

Rose-gold

Silver

White
Black

Blue

Gold

Pink

Silver

White

Screen

Diagonal
5.2"
5.5"
Type
LCD IPS
Super Amoled
Resolution
1080 x 1920 px
1080 x 1920 px
Density
424 Pixels per inch
401 Pixels per inch
Others
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • 500 cd/m2
  • Capacitive
  • Color LED Notifications
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 4
  • LED Notifications
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Scratch resistant
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 4
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Scratch resistant

Prototypes





Prototypes
Huawei P9
Print 3D Model
Samsung Galaxy A7
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 955
Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5430
CPU
4x 2.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A72 + 4x 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
4x 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex A15 + 4x 1.3 ARM Cortex-A7
Type
Octa-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
2.5 GHz
1.8 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
No

Graphics

GPU
Arm Mali-T880 MP4
ARM Mali-T628 MP6

RAM

RAM
3 GB
2 GB

Antutu

Score
128.613 (Antutu v7)
Overall performance better than 78% of devices
38.580 (Antutu v5)
Overall performance better than 45% of devices

Storage

Capacity
32 GB
16 GB
SD Slot
Yes
Slot for SD or second SIM card
Yes
Independent SD slot

Security

Fingerprint
Yes, in the back
No

Sensors

Sensors
  • Fingerprint
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Light sensor
  • Pedometer
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Hall
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity

Others

Notifications LED
Color LED Notifications
No

Camera

Main

Resolution
12 Mpx
13 Mpx
Pixel size
--
--
Sensor
Sony IMX286
Unknown Unknown
Type
CMOS BSI
Unknown
Aperture
f/2.2
Unknow
Flash
Dual LED
LED
Features
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital zoom
  • Dual camera
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Manual focus
  • Panorama
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Panorama
  • Scene mode
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
Yes
120 fps
No
30 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
No

Selfie

Resolution
8 Mpx
5 Mpx

Connectivity

Networks

5G
-
-
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B20 (800)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B20 (800)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • 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
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
Others
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 4.2 LE Low energy consumption
Bluetooth 4.0 LE Low energy consumption
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
  • LE (Low Energy)

Navigation

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

USB

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

SAR

European measurement

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

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0.410 W/Kg on head
0.550 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
0.960 W/Kg on body
1.080 W/Kg on head
0.800 W/Kg on body

Others

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

Battery

Battery
Capacity
3000 mAh
2600 mAh
Type
Li-Ion Polymer
Li-Ion
Others
Fast Charging
Non-removable
Non-removable

Software

Software
Operating System
Android 7.0 Nougat
Android 4.4.4 KitKat

Prices

Prices

Prices