Huawei launched the P20, P20 Pro, and Mate RS just a few hours ago and we’re all still stunned by everything that the company unveiled. Now, in case you’re wondering, what’s the similarities and differences of the two flagship smartphones that were launched early this year, we got you covered! Here’s a full specs and price comparison of the Huawei P20 Pro and Samsung Galaxy S9+.
Huawei P20 Pro and Samsung Galaxy S9+ differences
Huawei P20 Pro has but Samsung Galaxy S9+ doesn’t
- Leica Triple Cameras
- 24 MP, autofocus, f/2.0, 1080p selfie camera
- 4000 Li-Po battery
- ISO of 102,400!!!!
- 3X optical zoom, 5x hybrid zoom, and a 10x digital zoom.
- 4D Predictive Focus
- Huawei AIS(AI Image Stabilization)
Samsung Galaxy S9+ has but Huawei P20 Pro doesn’t
- AR Emoji
- Memory up to 256GB via microSD card
- 6.2-inch WQHD+ 18.5:9 Super AMOLED display, 531ppi 83.2% STB
- Infinity Display
- wireless charging
- Super-slow-motion video
- Intelligent scan (iris scanning, facial recognition, and the fingerprint sensor)
- Bixby vision
- Headphone Jack
Huawei P20 Pro and Samsung Galaxy S9+ similarities
- Fingerprint scanner, Face ID
- Android 8.1 (Oreo)
- Supports fast charging
- Google Assistant
- DeX Pad / Huawei PC Mode
The Huawei P20 Pro comes in a 6.1-inch display while the Samsung Galaxy S9+ features a larger 6.2-inch Super AMOLED display, though the Huawei carry the very popular notch. In dimensions, the Galaxy is tad heavier and larger than the P20 Pro. Also, the Samsung wins in this department because of its stunning infinity display.
In the camera department, both smartphones carry promising sensors. The Samsung with a dual camera setup of a 12MP f/1.5-f/2.4 dual pixel, OIS, 2x optical zoom, telephoto + 12MP f/2.4 dual pixel, OIS, wide-angle cameras. While the Huawei with a triple camera setup, consisting of a 40 MP (f/1.8, 1/1.7″, OIS) + 20 MP (f/1.6) + 8 MP (f/2.4), Leica optics, 3x optical zoom, phase detection and laser autofocus, dual-LED dual-tone flash.
Both smartphones are running on Android Oreo with Samsung being fueled by a 3,500 battery pack and the Huawei with 4000mAh battery pack. Also, both support fast charging but only the Samsung smartphone supports wireless charging.
|SPECS||Huawei P20 Pro||Samsung Galaxy S9+|
|Display||6.1 inches, 1080 x 2244 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio||6.2-inch WQHD+ 18.5:9 Super AMOLED display, 531ppi 83.2% STB|
|Dimensions||155 x 73.9 x 7.8 mm, 180 g||158.1 x 73.8 x 8.5mm, 189 g|
|Color||Red, Black, Silver||Midnight Black, Lilac Purple, Coral Blue|
|Chipset||Hisilicon Kirin 970||Samsung Exynos 9810 octa-core|
|GPU||Mali-G72 MP12||Mali G72-MP18 GPU|
|Memory||6 GB RAM, 128 GB ROM||6GB LPDDR4 RAM / 64GB, 128GB, 256GB UFS 2.1 internal storage|
|Main Camera||Triple: 40 MP (f/1.8, 1/1.7″, OIS) + 20 MP (f/1.6) + 8 MP (f/2.4), Leica optics, 3x optical zoom, phase detection and laser autofocus, dual-LED dual-tone flash||12MP f/1.5-f/2.4 dual pixel, OIS, 2x optical zoom, telephoto + 12MP f/2.4 dual pixel, OIS, wide-angle|
|Front camera||24 MP, autofocus, f/2.0, 1080p||8MP f/1.7 AF front-facing camera|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot, A-GPS, GLONASS, 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector||4G LTE Cat. 18 6CA 1.2Gbps, WiFi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX, NFC, Iris scanner, Fingerprint scanner. GPS with aGPS, GLONASS, BeiDou|
|Security||Fingerprint scanner, Face ID||Fingerprint scanner, Face ID|
|OS||Android 8.1 (Oreo)||Android 8.0 with Samsung Experience 9|
|Battery||4000 Li-Po battery||3,500 Li-Po battery|
|Official Price||(€899) PH price: TBA||128GB at PHP 55,990 and 256GB at PHP 60,990|
|Availability date||March 2018||February 2018|
|Where to buy||Huawei Stores, authorized online retail stores||Samsung Stores, authorized online retail stores|
Both are amazing smartphones over-all, but which new flagship spec smartphone is for you? We’ve laid out the similarities and differences of both smartphones here, stay tuned for our full comparisons!