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Huawei Y9 2018 (LX2) vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955FD)

Side by side comparison between Huawei Y9 (2018) vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Huawei Y9 2018 (LX2)
5.93"
IPS

1080x2160

13
MP

16mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
31PointsSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955FD)Compare Huawei Y9 (2018) X
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955FD)
6.2"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955FD)

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!

Y9 2018 (LX2)7 Advantages Huawei Y9 2018 (LX2)vsGalaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955FD)31 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955FD)
+170 grams (5.95 ounces)2%
Lighter
vs173 grams (6.06 ounces)
+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)3%
Thinner
vs8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
+(dual camera) 13MP + 2MP21%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 12.2MP
+(dual front camera) 16MP + 2MP124%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+4000 mAh14%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3500 mAh
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.
vs2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
2.36Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core14%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
3GB LPDDR3vs+4GB LPDDR433%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
32GB (22GB available)vs+64GB (51GB available)132%
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
TFT IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
1080x2160 pixelsvs+1440x2960 pixels83%
Higher resolution screen
407 PPIvs+531 PPI30%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5.93"vs+6.2"5%
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
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 8.0 Oreovs+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+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
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
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
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+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Govs+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Govs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Not supportedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

22 Common items in both devices
Aluminum body, glass front / Aluminum frame, glass front/back
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / PDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
BSI sensor
4G+ LTE-A
+15 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresHuawei Y9 2018 (LX2)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955FD)
ModelY9 2018 (LX2)Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955FD)
Other model namesHuawei Y9 FLA-L22, Huawei Y9 FLA-LX2, Huawei FloridaGalaxy S8+ Duos G955FD (Exynos), Samsung Dream 2
Country or region availableIndiaMalaysiaThailand(Global, International)
India, Malaysia, Thailand, (Global, International)
(Global, International)BrazilSingapore
(Global, International), Brazil, Singapore
BrandHuaweiSamsung
Release dateApril, 2018April, 2017
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)75.3 x 157.2 millimeters (2.96 x 6.19 in)73.4 x 160 millimeters (2.89 x 6.3 in)
Weight170 grams (5.95 ounces)173 grams (6.06 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Huawei Y9 2018 (LX2)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955FD)
Operating systemAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareHuawei Y9 2018 (LX2)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955FD)
Chipset64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 659 (16nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 8895 (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.36Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.7Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core Exynos M2 Mongoose
1.7Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T830 MP2 900MhzARM Mali-G71 MP20 550Mhz
RAM memory3GB LPDDR34GB LPDDR4
Internal storage32GB (22GB available)
eMMC 5.1
64GB (51GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayHuawei Y9 2018 (LX2)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955FD)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.93" inches6.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~76.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2160 pixels1440x2960 pixels (18.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)407 PPI531 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 5
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz, HDR10
Mobile networksHuawei Y9 2018 (LX2)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955FD)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G 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 Cat16 (1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,20,28,29,30)
TD-LTE (38,39,40,41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingHuawei Y9 2018 (LX2)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955FD)
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 Y9 2018 (LX2)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955FD)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
13 megapixels
2MP
12.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.55" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase 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 Y9 2018 (LX2)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955FD)
Front camera (secondary)(dual front camera)
16 megapixels
2MP
8 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)2K UHD (2560x1440)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens25mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.6" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.22µm pixel
MultimediaHuawei Y9 2018 (LX2)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955FD)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityHuawei Y9 2018 (LX2)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955FD)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 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 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsHuawei Y9 2018 (LX2)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955FD)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Fingerprint sensor
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: Black, Gold, Blue
- 2.5D curved glass screen
- 18:9 screen
- EMUI 8.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- 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 Y9 2018 (LX2)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955FD)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh3500 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Quick Charge 2
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered2040 minutes | 34 hours | 1.4 days
Standbyfeature not registered20580 minutes | 343 hours | 14.3 days
Radiation rateHuawei Y9 2018 (LX2)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955FD)
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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