Comparison between:
- Huawei Y9 (2018)
- Samsung Galaxy S8 Exynos

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

Huawei Y9 (2018)Samsung Galaxy S8 Exynos
Huawei Y9 (2018)
Prices
Samsung Galaxy S8 Exynos
Prices
Model aliasFLA-AL00
FLA-LA10
FLA-LX1
FLA-LX2
FLA-LX3
SM-G950F
G950F
SM-G950FD
G950FD

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width75.3 mm
7.53 cm
0.25 ft
2.96 in
68.1 mm
6.81 cm
0.22 ft
2.68 in
Height157.2 mm
15.72 cm
0.52 ft
6.19 in
148.9 mm
14.89 cm
0.49 ft
5.86 in
Thickness7.89 mm
0.79 cm
0.03 ft
0.31 in
8 mm
0.8 cm
0.03 ft
0.31 in
Weight170 g
0.37 lbs
6 oz
155 g
0.34 lbs
5.47 oz
Volume93.4 cm³
5.67 in³
81.12 cm³
4.93 in³
ColorsBlack
Blue
Gold
Black
Silver
Gold
Blue
Gray
Pink
Red
Body materialsAluminium alloyGlass
Aluminium alloy
Certification-IP68

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeNano-SIMNano-SIM
Number of SIM cards21
Features-Dual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
TD-SCDMA-TD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 800 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz Class 13
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)

Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesUMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 6
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 16
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)Android 8.0 OreoAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Android 8.0 Oreo
Android 9.0 Pie
User interface (UI)EMUI 8.0Experience 8.1

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCHuawei HiSilicon KIRIN 659Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 8895
Process technology16 nm10 nm
CPU4x 2.36 GHz ARM Cortex-A53, 4x 1.7 GHz ARM Cortex-A534x 2.3 GHz Exynos M2 Mongoose, 4x 1.7 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8ARMv8-A
CPU cores88
CPU frequency2360 MHz2300 MHz
GPUARM Mali-T830 MP2ARM Mali-G71 MP20
GPU cores220
GPU frequency-546 MHz
RAM capacity3 GB4 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR4X
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency933 MHz1794 MHz
i5 coprocessor
GPU Turbo
-

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage32 GB64 GB
-UFS 2.1

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyIPSSuper AMOLED
Diagonal size5.93 in
150.62 mm
15.06 cm
5.8 in
147.32 mm
14.73 cm
Width2.65 in
67.36 mm
6.74 cm
2.54 in
64.45 mm
6.44 cm
Height5.3 in
134.72 mm
13.47 cm
5.22 in
132.48 mm
13.25 cm
Aspect ratio2:1
2:1 (18:9)
2.056:1
Resolution1080 x 2160 pixels1440 x 2960 pixels
Pixel density407 ppi
159 ppcm
568 ppi
223 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area76.91 %84.47 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
2.5D curved glass screen
LTPS (Low Temperature PolySilicon)
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Dual Edge display
Always-On Display
540 cd/m²
90% DCI-P3

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Fingerprint
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
Heart rate
Iris sensor
-Fingerprint sensor model - Synaptics Namsan

Primary camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed at its back and is used for taking photos and recording videos.

Sensor model-Sony IMX333 Exmor RS
Sensor typeCMOSCMOS
Aperturef/2.2f/1.7
Focal length-4.2 mm
Flash typeLEDDual LED
Image resolution4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
RAW
Phase detection
Secondary rear camera - 2 MP
Available also with Samsung S5K2L2 (ISOCELL)
Pixel size - 1.4 μm
Sensor size - 1/2.55"
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Object tracking AF
Smart OIS
High CRI LED flash
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 26 mm
Angle of view - 77°
720p @ 240 fps

Secondary camera

Secondary cameras are placed above the screen of the device and are usually used for video calls, gesture recognition, etc.

Sensor model-Sony IMX320 Exmor RS
Sensor typeCMOSCMOS
Aperturef/2f/1.7
Focal length-2.95 mm
Image resolution4608 x 3456 pixels
15.93 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
2560 x 1440 pixels
3.69 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
Face unlock
FLA-LX1; FLA-LX3 - 8 MP
Secondary front camera - 2 MP
Available also with Samsung S5K3H1
Sensor size - 1/3.6"
Pixel size - 1.22 μm
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 25 mm
Angle of view - 80°
Auto HDR

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
-192 kHz / 24-bit

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioYesNo

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
Galileo

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
-VHT80 MU-MiMO
1024-QAM

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version4.25.0
FeaturesA2DP
EDR
LE
A2DP
AVRCP
DIP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector typeMicro USBUSB Type-C
Version2.03.1
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
ANT+

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
XMF

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecs3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VP8
WebM
Xvid
3GPP
3GPP2
AVI
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid
ASF

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity4000 mAh3000 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-Ion
2G talk time40 h
2400 min
1.7 days
29 h
1740 min
1.2 days
3G talk time40 h
2400 min
1.7 days
29 h
1740 min
1.2 days
Charger output power5 V / 2 A5 V / 2 A
9 V / 1.67 A
FeaturesNon-removableWireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
-Qi/PMA wireless charging

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Head SAR (EU)-0.315 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)-1.27 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)-0.37 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)-0.75 W/kg
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