Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus is the larger sibling of S8 as both feature the new Infinity Display. On the other hand, the Huawei Mate 9 is the high end alternative of Galaxy Note 7. Which device features the best specifications? Let’s compare the specs of Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus and Mate 9.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus features a 6.2-inches Infinity Display with Quad HD+ resolution. This flagship smartphone has two different processors as the US version is powered by Qualcomm’s 64-bit Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 processor while EMEA regions will get 64-bit Exynos 8895 processor instead. S8 Plus is available in 4GB and 6GB RAM options while the internal storage options are 64GB and 128GB. Of course, it has a microSD slot too.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus has a 12-megapixel Dual Pixel camera, which consists of LED flash, f/1.7 aperture, PDAF, OIS while the front-facing camera is an 8-megapixel with f/1.7 aperture too. Honestly, its rather surprise that the S8 Plus doesn’t feature dual module camera. It is pre-installed with TouchWiz UI on top of Android 7.0 Nougat. For the battery, it comes with a 3,500mAh battery and supports Quick Charge. Another surprise feature is the fingerprint sensor as Samsung has moved it to the back panel rather than the original home button position. In addition, the device also boasts Ultra High Quality Audio Playback as well as IP68 standard of water and dust resistant.
Huawei Mate 9 features a 5.9-inches 2.5D display with 1080 x 1920 pixel resolution (FHD). This flagship smartphone is powered by 64-bit Hisilicon Kirin 960 octa-core processor, which consists of four Cortex A73 cores and four A53 cores, as well as i6 co-processor and Mali G71 Octa-core GPU. The RAM memory of Mate 9 starts from 4GB while the internal storage starts from 32GB. There is no worries for storage as Huawei Mate 9 has a microSD slot by sacrificing the second SIM slot.
There are two rear-facing Leica camera lenses for Huawei Mate 9 – 20-megapixel (monochrome) and 12-megapixel (RGB) with f/2.2 aperture, dual-tone LED flash, PDAF, CAF, Laser AF, OIS while the front-facing camera is an 8-megapixel shooter (f/1.9 aperture). The Huawei Mate 9 is pre-loaded with EMUI 5.0 based on Android 7.1 Nougat. The battery of Huawei Mate 9 is a 4,000mAh power battery, which is non-removable and supports SuperCharge.
Huawei definitely has high hope on Mate 9 as it hopes to fill in the gap left by Samsung Galaxy Note 7. The fingerprint sensor of is on the rear panel. Generally, the Huawei Mate 9 is available in three versions – 4GB RAM+32GB ROM, 4GB RAM+64GB ROM and 6GB RAM+128GB ROM. There are several colors available – Black, Space Gray, Moonlight Silver, Champagne Gold, Mocha Brown and Ceramic White.
Kindly take a look at the image above for specs comparison between Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus and Huawei Mate 9. Huawei Mate 9 vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus – Specs comparison
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