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Huawei Nova 2i RNE-L02 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Huawei Nova 2i RNE-L02 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB phones. Which is the best phone?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy Note 7 X06Huawei Nova 2i RNE-L02
Huawei Nova 2i RNE-L02
5.9"
IPS

1080x2160

16
MP

13mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3340
mAh

(Non removable)

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Compare Huawei Nova 2i X24Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB
5.7"
AMOLED

1440x2560

12.2
MP

5mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best phone! Comment!


06 Advantages Huawei Nova 2i RNE-L02
Nova 2i RNE-L02vsGalaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB
 22%22%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.36Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2.15Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
 3%3%
+Lighter
164 grams (5.74 ounces)vs169 grams (5.92 ounces)
 5%5%
+Thinner
7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)vs7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
 4%4%
+Larger screen
5.9"vs5.7"
 47%47%
+Higher resolution main camera
(dual camera) 16MP + 2MPvs(back) 12.2MP
 193%100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(dual front camera) 13MP + 2MPvs(front) 5MP

24 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB
Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GBvsNova 2i RNE-L02
 50%50%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
6GB LPDDR4vs4GB LPDDR3
 119%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
128GB (114GB user available)vs64GB (52GB user available)
Advantage
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Super AMOLEDvsTFT LCD IPS
 58%58%
+Higher resolution screen
1440x2560 pixelsvs1080x2160 pixels
 26%26%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
515 PPIvs409 PPI
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS: Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
Advantage
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HDR photo/video on both camerasvsHDR photo only main camera
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
 78%78%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
 50%50%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
GyroscopevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Iris scannervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Heart ratevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
SpO2vsNot supported
 5%5%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
3500 mAhvs3340 mAh
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported
Advantage
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
USB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorvsMicroUSB 2.0
Advantage
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Gorilla Glass 5vsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
Waterproof (IPxx certified)vsNot supported

22 Common items in both devices
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Fingerprint
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
4.2 version A2DP
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ COMMON ITEMS

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

Model and physical featuresHuawei Nova 2i RNE-L02Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB
BrandHuaweiSamsung
ModelNova 2i RNE-L02Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB
Also known asHuawei Nova 2i RNE-L02, Huawei Mate 10 Lite, Huawei RhoneSamsung Galaxy Note 7 SM-N9300 6GB RAM, Galaxy Note 6
Country or region where it's soldAustraliaNew ZealandTaiwanChinaHong Kong
Release dateNovember, 2017September, 2016
Depth7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)75.2 x 156.2 millimeters (2.96 x 6.15 in)73.9 x 153.5 millimeters (2.91 x 6.04 in)
Weight164 grams (5.74 ounces)169 grams (5.92 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWaterproof (IPxx certified)
Operating system (OS)Huawei Nova 2i RNE-L02Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB
Operating systemAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 7.0 Nougat
HardwareHuawei Nova 2i RNE-L02Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB
Architecture - Chipset64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 659 (16nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.36Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.7Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Quad-Core, 2 processors:
2.15Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
1.6Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T830 MP2 900MhzQualcomm Adreno 530
RAM memory4GB LPDDR36GB LPDDR4
Internal storage64GB (52GB user available)128GB (114GB user available)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayHuawei Nova 2i RNE-L02Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB
Display typeTFT LCD IPSSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.9" inches5.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~76.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~79% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution1080x2160 pixels1440x2560 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)409 PPI515 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 5
Mobile networks and dataHuawei Nova 2i RNE-L02Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
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 850/900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO, UMTS 850/900/1900/2100, TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat6 700/850/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,28)
TD-LTE 2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,40,41)
LTE Cat9 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,18,19,20,26,28)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 850/900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps450/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingHuawei Nova 2i RNE-L02Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary / back cameraHuawei Nova 2i RNE-L02Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB
Main camera(dual camera)
16 megapixels
2MP
12.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.5" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo/video on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraHuawei Nova 2i RNE-L02Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB
Front camera(dual front camera)
13 megapixels
2MP
5 megapixels
Front camera resolution4128x3096 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered22mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaHuawei Nova 2i RNE-L02Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesHuawei Nova 2i RNE-L02Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 3.1 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 version A2DP4.2 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsHuawei Nova 2i RNE-L02Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Fingerprint
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Iris scanner
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Other features- Colors: Black, Prestige Gold, Aurora Blue
- Aluminum body
- EMUI 5.1
- VoLTE
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Blue Coral, Silver Titanium, Black Onyx
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Stylus Pen (12-bit)
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard)
- S-Voice
- HD Voice
- Fast battery charging
- PMA wireless charging
- ANT+ support
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- IP68 certified: dust proof and water resistant over 1.5m and 30min
- nanoSim2 or microSD (shared slot)
Power supply and autonomyHuawei Nova 2i RNE-L02Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB
Battery technologyLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3340 mAh3500 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time1200 minutes | 20 hours | 0.8 day2280 minutes | 38 hours | 1.6 days
Standby33000 minutes | 550 hours | 22.9 days18720 minutes | 312 hours | 13 days
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Huawei Nova 2i RNE-L02Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered