Comparison between:
- Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017)
- Huawei Nova Plus

Brand and model

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

Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017)

Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017)

Dimensions: 74.8 x 152.5 x 8 mm
Weight: 181 g
SoC: Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870
CPU: ARM Cortex-A53, 1600 MHz, Cores: 8
GPU: ARM Mali-T830 MP2
RAM: 3 GB, 933 MHz
Storage: 16 GB
Display: 5.5 in, Super AMOLED, 1080 x 1920 pixels, 24 bit
Battery: 3600 mAh, Li-Ion
OS: Android 7.0 Nougat
Camera: 4160 x 3120 pixels, 1920 x 1080 pixels, 30 fps

Prices
Huawei Nova Plus

Huawei Nova Plus

Dimensions: 75.7 x 151.8 x 7.3 mm
Weight: 160 g
SoC: Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953
CPU: ARM Cortex-A53, 2000 MHz, Cores: 8
GPU: Qualcomm Adreno 506
RAM: 3 GB, 933 MHz
Storage: 32 GB
Display: 5.5 in, IPS, 1080 x 1920 pixels, 24 bit
Battery: 3340 mAh, Li-Polymer
OS: Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Camera: 4608 x 3456 pixels, 3840 x 2160 pixels, 30 fps

Prices
Model aliasSM-J730F
J730F
MLA-L01
MLA-L11
MLA-L02
MLA-L12
MLA-L03
MLA-L13

Design

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

Width74.8 mm
7.48 cm
0.25 ft
2.94 in
75.7 mm
7.57 cm
0.25 ft
2.98 in
Height152.5 mm
15.25 cm
0.5 ft
6 in
151.8 mm
15.18 cm
0.5 ft
5.98 in
Thickness8 mm
0.8 cm
0.03 ft
0.31 in
7.3 mm
0.73 cm
0.02 ft
0.29 in
Weight181 g
0.4 lbs
6.38 oz
160 g
0.35 lbs
5.64 oz
Volume91.26 cm³
5.54 in³
83.89 cm³
5.09 in³
ColorsBlack
Blue
Pink
Gold
Gold
Gray
Silver
Body materialsMetalMetal
CertificationIP54-

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
Nano-SIM / microSD
Number of SIM cards12
FeaturesDual 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
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz (MLA-L02; MLA-L12; MLA-L03; MLA-L13)
UMTS 1900 MHz (MLA-L03; MLA-L13)
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz (MLA-L03; MLA-L13)
LTELTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz (MLA-L01; MLA-L11; MLA-L02; MLA-L12)
LTE 2100 MHz (MLA-L01; MLA-L11; MLA-L02; MLA-L12)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40) (MLA-L02; MLA-L12)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38) (MLA-L01; MLA-L11; MLA-L02; MLA-L12)
LTE 850 MHz (MLA-L02; MLA-L12; MLA-L03; MLA-L13)
LTE 1900 MHz (MLA-L03; MLA-L03)
LTE 1700/2100 MHz (MLA-L03; MLA-L13)
LTE 900 MHz (MLA-L01; MLA-L11; MLA-L02; MLA-L12)
LTE 700 MHz (B12) (MLA-L03; MLA-L13)
LTE 700 MHz Class 17 (MLA-L03; MLA-L13)
LTE 800 MHz (MLA-L01; MLA-L11)
LTE 700 MHz (B28) (MLA-L02; MLA-L12; MLA-L03; MLA-L13)

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 6

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 7.0 Nougat
Android 8.0 Oreo
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Android 7.0 Nougat
User interface (UI)-Emotion 4.1

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.

SoCSamsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953
Process technology14 nm14 nm
CPUARM Cortex-A53ARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv8
CPU cores88
CPU frequency1600 MHz2000 MHz
GPUARM Mali-T830 MP2Qualcomm Adreno 506
GPU cores2-
RAM capacity3 GB3 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR3
RAM channelsDouble channelSingle channel
RAM frequency933 MHz933 MHz

Storage

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

Storage16 GB32 GB
eMMC 5.1-

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/technologySuper AMOLEDIPS
Diagonal size5.5 in
139.7 mm
13.97 cm
5.5 in
139.7 mm
13.97 cm
Width2.7 in
68.49 mm
6.85 cm
2.7 in
68.49 mm
6.85 cm
Height4.79 in
121.76 mm
12.18 cm
4.79 in
121.76 mm
12.18 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixel density401 ppi
157 ppcm
401 ppi
157 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area73.34 %72.8 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
-2.5D curved glass screen
1500:1 contrast ratio
450 cd/m²

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Fingerprint
Hall
-Fingerprint sensor model - Fingerprint Cards FPC1025

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 modelSony IMX258 Exmor RS-
Sensor typeCMOSCMOS
Sensor size4.71 x 3.49 mm
0.23 in
-
Pixel size1.133 µm
0.001133 mm
-
Crop factor7.37-
ISO-100 - 1600
Aperturef/1.7f/2.0
Focal length3.71 mm
27.36 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
4.26 mm
Flash typeLEDDual LED
Image resolution4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
4608 x 3456 pixels
15.93 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
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
-Phase detection

Secondary camera

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

Sensor typeISOCELL-
Aperturef/1.9f/2.0
Focal length3.34 mm2.84 mm
Flash typeLED-
Image resolution4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
HAC (M4/T3) - Hearing Aid CompatibilityDTS

Radio

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

RadioYesYes

Tracking/Positioning

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

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

Wi-Fi

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

Wi-Fi802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct

Bluetooth

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

Version4.14.1
FeaturesA2DP
AVRCP
EDR
HDP
HFP
HID
MAP
OPP
PBAP
SPP
A2DP
LE

USB

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

Connector typeMicro USBUSB Type-C
Version2.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Host
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
NFC
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering

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
AMR
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV

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
MKV
MP4
WMV
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid

Battery

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

Capacity3600 mAh3340 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-Polymer
2G talk time24 h
1440 min
1 days
-
2G stand-by time470 h
28200 min
19.6 days
-
3G talk time24 h
1440 min
1 days
-
3G stand-by time470 h
28200 min
19.6 days
-
Charger output power5 V / 1.55 A5 V / 2 A
FeaturesNon-removableFast charging
Non-removable

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)0.567 W/kg1.41 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)1.33 W/kg1.47 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)-1.23 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)-0.37 W/kg

Additional features

Some devices have additional features, different from the standard ones above, but equally important and worth mentioning.

Additional features-MLA-L11 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 1.410 W/kg; body - 1.470 W/kg
MLA-L11 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.230 W/kg; body - 0.370 W/kg
MLA-L12 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 1.470 W/kg; body - 1.470 W/kg
MLA-L12 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.230 W/kg; body - 0.380 W/kg
MLA-L13 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.310 W/kg; body - 0.770 W/kg