Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has launched as probably the best phablet in 2017. Meanwhile 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 Note 8 and Mate 9.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 features a 6.3-inches Infinity Display with Quad HD+ resolution. This flagship smartphone is powered by Qualcomm’s 64-bit Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 octa-core processor, which consists of two sets of quad-core processor based on Kyro 280 and Adreno 540 GPU. The Galaxy Note 8 is still a 6GB RAM smartphone and there are three storage options available – 64GB, 128GB and 256GB. Galaxy Note 8 is also available in another variant that is powered by 64-bit Exynos 8895 octa-core processor and it depends on the region.
The rear-facing camera of Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is a dual camera module, which consists of 12MP shooter (f/1.7 aperture, wide-angle lens, OIS) and 12MP shooter (telephoto lens, f2.4 aperture, OIS). The front-facing camera of is a 8MP shooter with f/1.7 aperture and wide-angle lens. For the OS, Samsung preloads it with Android 7.1.1 Nougat and will receive Android 8.0 Oreo in the future. The battery is a 3300mAh battery with fast charging both on wired and wireless. Due to the Infinity Display, the Note 8’s fingerprint sensor is also on the back panel. Samsung also ensures that the Note 8 is able to withstand the water splash and dust resistance.
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 Note 8 and Huawei Mate 9. Huawei Mate 9 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8 – Specs comparison
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