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Huawei Honor 8 (Dual 64GB L14) vs Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950P)

Side by side comparison between Huawei Honor 8 vs Samsung Galaxy S8 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy S8 XHuawei Honor 8 (Dual 64GB L14)05Points
Huawei Honor 8 (Dual 64GB L14)
5.2"
LTPS

1080x1920

12
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
24PointsSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950P)Compare Huawei Honor 8 X
Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950P)
5.8"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950P)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Honor 8 (Dual 64GB L14)5 Advantages Huawei Honor 8 (Dual 64GB L14)vsGalaxy S8 (SM-G950P)24 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950P)
+153 grams (5.36 ounces)1%
Lighter
vs155 grams (5.43 ounces)
+7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)7%
Thinner
vs8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
+(dual camera) 12MP + 12MP95%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 12.2MP
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.35Ghz 64bit Octa-Core20%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
LTPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
1080x1920 pixelsvs+1440x2960 pixels106%
Higher resolution screen
424 PPIvs+568 PPI34%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5.2"vs+5.8"12%
Larger screen
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo/video on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
1/2.9" inchesvs+1/2.55" inches14%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
f/2.2 (aperture)vs+f/1.7 (aperture)29%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)78%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallowvs+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps2 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Iris scannerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+SpO2Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
4.2 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

29 Common items in both devices
4GB LPDDR4
64GB (53GB available) / 64GB (51GB available)
16 million
Only digital zoom
LDAF: laser detection autofocus / PDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
BSI sensor
(front) 8MP
+22 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresHuawei Honor 8 (Dual 64GB L14)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950P)
ModelHonor 8 (Dual 64GB L14)Galaxy S8 (SM-G950P)
Other model namesHuawei Honor 8 Premium edition Dual-Sim FRD-L14Sprint Galaxy S8 G950P (Snapdragon), Samsung Dream
Country or region availableUSA
USA
USA
USA
BrandHuaweiSamsung
Release dateJuly, 2016April, 2017
Depth7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)71 x 145.5 millimeters (2.8 x 5.73 in)68.1 x 148.9 millimeters (2.68 x 5.86 in)
Weight153 grams (5.36 ounces)155 grams (5.43 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Huawei Honor 8 (Dual 64GB L14)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950P)
Operating systemAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareHuawei Honor 8 (Dual 64GB L14)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950P)
Chipset64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 950 (16nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A72
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.35Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
1.9Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T880 MP4 900MhzQualcomm Adreno 540
RAM memory4GB LPDDR44GB LPDDR4
Internal storage64GB (53GB available)64GB (51GB available)
UFS 2.0
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayHuawei Honor 8 (Dual 64GB L14)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950P)
Display typeLTPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.2" inches5.8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~72.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels1440x2960 pixels (18.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)424 PPI568 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassCristal Dinorex (NEG)Gorilla Glass 5
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz, HDR10
Mobile networksHuawei Honor 8 (Dual 64GB L14)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950P)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF) and nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps1024/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000 EV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,17,20)LTE Cat16 (2,3,4,5,7,8,13,18,19,20,26,28)
TD-LTE (38,39,40,41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingHuawei Honor 8 (Dual 64GB L14)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950P)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraHuawei Honor 8 (Dual 64GB L14)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950P)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
12 megapixels
12MPf/2.2
12.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution3968x2976 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length35mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.9" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.25µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusLDAF: laser detection autofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraHuawei Honor 8 (Dual 64GB L14)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950P)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)2K UHD (2560x1440)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered25mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.6" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.22µm pixel
MultimediaHuawei Honor 8 (Dual 64GB L14)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950P)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.263, H.264MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityHuawei Honor 8 (Dual 64GB L14)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950P)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsHuawei Honor 8 (Dual 64GB L14)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950P)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor
Hall effect
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Iris scanner
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: White, Black, Blue, Gold
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- NEG glass-backed
- Emotion UI 4.1
- Dual back camera 12MP
- Smart Power 4.0
- DTS sound
- Custom function back button
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Fast battery charging: 47% in 30min
- Colors: Black, Silver, Blue, Gold, Orchid Gray
- Samsung DeX (desktop experience)
- Curved edge screen
- Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
- Samsung Gear VR compatible
- Samsung Pay
- 32bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyHuawei Honor 8 (Dual 64GB L14)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950P)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Quick Charge 2
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1740 minutes | 29 hours | 1.2 days
Standbyfeature not registered19560 minutes | 326 hours | 13.6 days
Radiation rateHuawei Honor 8 (Dual 64GB L14)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950P)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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