Huawei P9 VS. Samsung Galaxy S7: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Huawei P9 VS. Samsung Galaxy S7. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
7.7
Cost-effectiveness
8.4
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
6.7
7.3
Performance & Hardware
6.9
7.4
Camera
7.1
7.9
Connectivity
6.9
8.1
Battery
4.7
4.8

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
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Release Date

Release date
April 2016, 3 years ago
February 2016, 3 years ago
State
On Sale
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
70.9 mm
145.0 mm
6.9 mm
69.6 mm
142.4 mm
7.9 mm
Weight
144 g
152 g
Usable surface
72 %
72 %
Materials
Aluminium alloy
Aluminium alloy, Glass
Resistance
-
IP68
Colors
Gold

Gray

Rose-gold

Silver

White
Black

Gold

Rose-gold

Silver

Screen

Diagonal
5.2"
5.1"
Type
LCD IPS
Super Amoled
Resolution
1080 x 1920 px
1440 x 2560 px
Density
424 Pixels per inch
576 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
  • 1500:1 contrast ratio
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • Always-On Display
  • Capacitive
  • Color LED Notifications
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 4
  • LED Notifications
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Scratch resistant
  • Touch sensitive

Prototypes





Prototypes
Huawei P9
Print 3D Model
Samsung Galaxy S7
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 955
Samsung Exynos 8 Octa 8890 2.3
CPU
4x 2.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A72 + 4x 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
2.3GHz Quad (Custom Core) + 1.6GHz Quad (Cortex-A53)
Type
Octa-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
2.5 GHz
2.3 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
Arm Mali-T880 MP4
Arm Mali-T880 Mp12, 650 Mhz

RAM

RAM
3 GB
4 GB

Antutu

Score
128.613 (Antutu v7)
Overall performance better than 79% of devices
158.723 (Antutu v7)
Overall performance better than 85% of devices

Storage

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

Security

Fingerprint
Yes, in the back
Yes, on the front

Sensors

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

Others

Notifications LED
Color LED Notifications
Color LED Notifications

Camera

Main

Resolution
12 Mpx
12 Mpx
Pixel size
--
--
Sensor
Sony IMX286
Sony IMX260 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS BSI
BRITECELL
Aperture
f/2.2
f/1.7
Flash
Dual LED
Dual 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
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Panorama
  • RAW
  • Scene mode
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
Yes
120 fps
Yes
240 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
Yes

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)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B12 (700)
  • B17 (700)
  • B18 (800)
  • B19 (800)
  • B20 (800)
  • B25 (1900+)
  • B26 (850)
  • B28 (700)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • 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 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
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • 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)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)

Navigation

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

USB

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

SAR

European measurement

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

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0.406 W/Kg on head
0.621 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
1.240 W/Kg on head
1.590 W/Kg on body

Others

Others
  • NFC
  • Audio Jack
  • OTA sync
  • VoLTE
  • NFC
  • Audio Jack
  • Mirrorlink

Battery

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

Software

Software
Operating System
Android 7.0 Nougat
Android 8.0 Oreo

Prices

Prices

Prices