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Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F) vs Huawei P9 (L09)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) vs Huawei P9 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Huawei P9 XSamsung Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F)07Points
Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F)
5.2"
AMOLED

720x1280

13
MP

13mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Huawei P9 (L09)
5.2"
IPS

1080x1920

12
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Huawei P9 (L09)

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!

Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F)7 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F)vsP9 (L09)16 Advantages Huawei P9 (L09)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
vsDual-LED flash
+f/1.7 (aperture)29%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.2 (aperture)
+(front) 13MP60%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
vsAndroid 7.0 Nougat
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
1.6Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.5Ghz 64bit Octa-Core28%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR3vs+3GB LPDDR350%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
10GBvs+32GB (23GB available)130%
More internal storage for applications and files
160 grams (5.6 ounces)vs+144 grams (5.04 ounces)11%
Lighter
8 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs+6.95 millimeters (0.27 inches)15%
Thinner
720x1280 pixelsvs+1080x1920 pixels125%
Higher resolution screen
282 PPIvs+424 PPI50%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
(back) 13MPvs+(dual camera) 12MP + 12MP88%
Higher resolution main camera
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
1/3.1" inchesvs+1/2.9" inches7%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
4.1 + A2DPvs+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster
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 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

31 Common items in both devices
eMMC 5.1
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
Aluminum body, glass front
16 million
5.2"
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
+24 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F)Huawei P9 (L09)
ModelGalaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F)P9 (L09)
Other model namesGalaxy J5 SM-J530F Single-Sim (16GB + 2GB RAM)Huawei P9 EVA-L09 (32GB) Single-Sim, Huawei P9 Standard
Country or region available(Europe)
(Europe)
(Latin America)Brazil(Europe)IndiaJapan(Global, International)
(Latin America), Brazil, (Europe), India, Japan, (Global, International)
BrandSamsungHuawei
Release dateJune, 2017April, 2016
Depth8 millimeters (0.31 inches)6.95 millimeters (0.27 inches)
Size (width x height)71.3 x 146.2 millimeters (2.81 x 5.76 in)70.9 x 145 millimeters (2.79 x 5.71 in)
Weight160 grams (5.6 ounces)144 grams (5.04 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F)Huawei P9 (L09)
Operating systemAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 7.0 Nougat
HardwareSamsung Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F)Huawei P9 (L09)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870 (14nm)64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 955 (16nm)
CPU processor1.6Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A72
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T830 MP1 700MhzARM Mali-T880 MP4 900Mhz
RAM memory2GB LPDDR33GB LPDDR3
Internal storage10GB
eMMC 5.1
32GB (23GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F)Huawei P9 (L09)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.2" inches5.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~71.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~72.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)282 PPI424 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 3
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F)Huawei P9 (L09)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps300/50 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 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 800/850/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20)
TD-LTE 2300 (Bands 40)
LTE Cat6 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40)
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 networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F)Huawei P9 (L09)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraSamsung Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F)Huawei P9 (L09)
Back camera (main camera)13 megapixels(dual camera)
12 megapixels
12MP monof/2.227mm1/2.9"1.25µmPDAF/Laser
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 60 fps
FlashLED flash on both camerasDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/3.1" inches1/2.9" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.25µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F)Huawei P9 (L09)
Front camera (secondary)13 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution4128x3096 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F)Huawei P9 (L09)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F)Huawei P9 (L09)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.1 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F)Huawei P9 (L09)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, Blue, Pink, Gold
- 2.5D screen glass (curved)
- Dual Messenger
- ANT+ support
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Gold, Gray, Silver, Pink
- 2.5D glass screen
- Emotion UI 4.1
- Leica optics camera
- Slow motion 1080p@60fps/720p@120fps
- Fast battery charging: 44% in 30min
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F)Huawei P9 (L09)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy1260 minutes | 21 hours | 0.9 day1200 minutes | 20 hours | 0.8 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F)Huawei P9 (L09)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.349W/kg (head) | 1.36W/kg (body)feature not registered
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