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Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB) vs Huawei Mate 9 (MHA-L09)

Side by side comparison between Realme 8 5G vs Huawei Mate 9 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Huawei Mate 9 XRealme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)18Points
Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)
6.5"
IPS

1080x2400

48
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
09PointsHuawei Mate 9 (MHA-L09)Compare Realme 8 5G X
Huawei Mate 9 (MHA-L09)
5.9"
IPS

1080x1920

20
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)

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!

8 5G (128GB/4GB)18 Advantages Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)vsMate 9 (MHA-L09)9 Advantages Huawei Mate 9 (MHA-L09)
+2.2GHz 64bit Octa-Core10%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.4GHz 64bit Octa-Core
+128GB (106GB available)100%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs64GB (53GB available)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
+185 grams (6.48 ounces)3%
Lighter
vs190 grams (6.65 ounces)
+1080x2400 pixels25%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x1920 pixels
+405 PPI9%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs373 PPI
+6.5"10%
Larger screen
vs5.9"
+(triple camera) 48MP + 2MP + 2MP63%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 20MP + 12MP
+f/1.8 (aperture)22%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.2 (aperture)
+(front) 16MP99%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 7.0 Nougat
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs4G+ LTE-A
+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps2 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+5000 mAh25%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4000 mAh
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.2 + A2DP
8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)8%
Thinner
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

25 Common items in both devices
4GB LPDDR4X / 4GB LPDDR4
TFT IPS LCD
16 million
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
Capacitive
+18 specs and more in the table below

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

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📱 Model features

Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)Huawei Mate 9 (MHA-L09)
Model8 5G (128GB/4GB)Mate 9 (MHA-L09)
Other model namesRealme 8 5G (128GB + 4GB RAM)Huawei Mate 9 L09 Single-Sim, Huawei Manhattan
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)USA(Europe)
(Global, International), USA, (Europe)
BrandRealmeHuawei
Release date4/21/202112/1/2016
Depth8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)74.8 x 162.5 millimeters (2.94 x 6.4 in)78.9 x 156.9 millimeters (3.11 x 6.18 in)
Weight185 grams (6.48 ounces)190 grams (6.65 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)Huawei Mate 9 (MHA-L09)
System versionAndroid 11Android 7.0 Nougat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)Huawei Mate 9 (MHA-L09)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek Dimensity 700 (MT6833V) (7nm)64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 960 (16nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.2GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
2GHz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.4GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.8GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G57 MC2 (950MHz)ARM Mali-G71 MP8
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)Huawei Mate 9 (MHA-L09)
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4
Internal storage128GB (106GB available)
UFS 2.1
64GB (53GB available)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)Huawei Mate 9 (MHA-L09)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.5" inches5.9" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~77.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)405 PPI373 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 3
Display features90Hz, 480nits[typ], 600nits[peak]feature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)Huawei Mate 9 (MHA-L09)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/1024 Mbps600/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 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 800/850/900/1900/2100TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE 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 1900/2300/2600 (Bands 38,39,40)
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 77, 78)Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, 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

📷 Camera

Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)Huawei Mate 9 (MHA-L09)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
48 megapixels
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
(dual camera)
20 megapixels
12MPf/2.2
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels5952x3348 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens27mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital 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 on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)Huawei Mate 9 (MHA-L09)
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.1 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)Huawei Mate 9 (MHA-L09)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)Huawei Mate 9 (MHA-L09)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Bluetooth5.1 + A2DP/LE4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedSupported

🧭 Sensors

Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)Huawei Mate 9 (MHA-L09)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Fingerprint sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)Huawei Mate 9 (MHA-L09)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts18W (9V/2A) Fast battery charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standby665 hours (27.7 days)feature not registered

➕ Other features

Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)Huawei Mate 9 (MHA-L09)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Supersonic Black, Supersonic Blue
- Realme UI 2.0
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Screen protector included
- Protective case included
- Colors: Black, White, Gray, Silver, Gold, Brown
- Metal body
- EMUI 5.0
- 2.5D glass screen
- Leica optics camera
- Fast battery charging

☢️ Radiation rate

Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)Huawei Mate 9 (MHA-L09)
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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