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Huawei P10 (Dual L29 64GB) vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950U)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Huawei P10 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy Note 8 XHuawei P10 (Dual L29 64GB)05Points
Huawei P10 (Dual L29 64GB)
5.1"
IPS

1080x1920

12
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3200
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
23PointsSamsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950U)Compare Huawei P10 X
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950U)
6.3"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3300
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950U)

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! Comment!

P10 (Dual L29 64GB)5 Advantages Huawei P10 (Dual L29 64GB)vsGalaxy Note 8 (SM-N950U)23 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950U)
+145 grams (5.08 ounces)34%
Lighter
vs195 grams (6.83 ounces)
+7 millimeters (0.28 inches)23%
Thinner
vs8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)
+(dual camera) 12MP + 20MP32%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 12.2MP + 12MP
+2 slots Dual-SIMAdvantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
vsNot supported
2.4Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.35Ghz 64bit Octa-Core11%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
4GB LPDDR4vs+6GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
TFT LCD IPSvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
1080x1920 pixelsvs+1440x2960 pixels106%
Higher resolution screen
432 PPIvs+522 PPI21%
Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5.1"vs+6.3"24%
Larger screen
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusvs+PDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameraAdvantage
You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
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
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)78%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 7.0 Nougatvs+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps71%
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
3200 mAhvs+3300 mAh3%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4.2 version A2DPvs+5.0 version A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
USB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorvs+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
Not supportedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

27 Common items in both devices
64GB (54GB user free) / 64GB (53GB user free)
16 million
Dual LED flash
OIS: Optical stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
(front) 8MP
4K UHD (3840x2160)
+20 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresHuawei P10 (Dual L29 64GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950U)
ModelP10 (Dual L29 64GB)Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950U)
Other model namesHuawei P10 VTR-L29 Dual-Sim, Huawei VTR-L29BGalaxy Note8 N950U1 (AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile), Samsung Baikal
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
USA
USA
BrandHuaweiSamsung
Release dateMarch, 2017August, 2017
Depth7 millimeters (0.28 inches)8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Size (width x height)69.3 x 145.3 millimeters (2.73 x 5.72 in)74.8 x 162.5 millimeters (2.94 x 6.4 in)
Weight145 grams (5.08 ounces)195 grams (6.83 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 P10 (Dual L29 64GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950U)
Operating systemAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 7.1.1 Nougat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareHuawei P10 (Dual L29 64GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950U)
Chipset64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 960 (16nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A73
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-G71 MP8Qualcomm Adreno 540
RAM memory4GB LPDDR46GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (54GB user free)64GB (53GB user free)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayHuawei P10 (Dual L29 64GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950U)
Display typeTFT LCD IPSSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.1" inches6.3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~71.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~82.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels1440x2960 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)432 PPI522 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 5
Mobile networksHuawei P10 (Dual L29 64GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950U)
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload600/50 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 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat12 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8, 9,12,17,18,19,20,26,28,29)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
LTE Cat16 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66, 252, 255)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, 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 networkUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+Not supported
CallingHuawei P10 (Dual L29 64GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950U)
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
CameraHuawei P10 (Dual L29 64GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950U)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
12 megapixels
20MP monochrome
(dual camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephoto (f/2.4 1/3.6" 1.0µm 52mm 2x-zoom AF)
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashDual LED flashDual LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.55" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm pixel
AutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraHuawei P10 (Dual L29 64GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950U)
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/1.9 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered25mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.6" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.22µm pixel
MultimediaHuawei P10 (Dual L29 64GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950U)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityHuawei P10 (Dual L29 64GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950U)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 version A2DP5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsHuawei P10 (Dual L29 64GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950U)
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
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Hall effect
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Iris scanner
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Silver, Rose Gold, Black, Gold, Blue, Greenery
- Emotion UI 5.1
- Leica optics
- Fast battery charging
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Blue, Gold, Orchid Gray
- Samsung DeX (desktop experience)
- Grace UX UI
- Curved edge screen
- Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
- Samsung Gear VR compatible
- Quick Charge 2.0
- Samsung Pay
- 32bit/384kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyHuawei P10 (Dual L29 64GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950U)
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Battery capacity3200 mAh3300 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1320 minutes | 22 hours | 0.9 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateHuawei P10 (Dual L29 64GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950U)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered