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Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955F vs Huawei Mate 9 Dual-Sim

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955F vs Huawei Mate 9 Dual-Sim phones. Which is the best phone?

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Compare Huawei Mate 9 X19Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955F
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955F
6.2"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Huawei Mate 9 Dual-Sim
5.9"
IPS

1080x1920

20
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955F

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!


19 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955F
Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955FvsMate 9 Dual-Sim
 5%5%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2.4Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 100%100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
 10%10%
+Lighter
173 grams (6.06 ounces)vs190 grams (6.65 ounces)
Advantage
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Super AMOLEDvsTFT LCD IPS
 106%100%
+Higher resolution screen
1440x2960 pixelsvs1080x1920 pixels
 42%42%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
531 PPIvs373 PPI
 5%5%
+Larger screen
6.2"vs5.9"
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
PDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameravsLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
 29%29%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.7 (aperture)vsf/2.2 (aperture)
 78%78%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Advantage
+Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
Android 9.0 PievsAndroid 7.0 Nougat
 71%71%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps
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
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Face recognition (unlock)vsNot supported
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.2 version A2DP
Advantage
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GovsUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
IP68 certifiedvsNot supported

06 Advantages Huawei Mate 9 Dual-Sim
Mate 9 Dual-SimvsGalaxy S8 Plus SM-G955F
 3%3%
+Thinner
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
 162%100%
+Higher resolution main camera
(dual camera) 20MP + 12MPvs(back) 12.2MP
Advantage
+The Dual LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Dual LED flashvsLED flash
Advantage
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
Digital and optical zoomvsOnly digital zoom
 14%14%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4000 mAhvs3500 mAh
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot

30 Common items in both devices
4GB LPDDR4
64GB (51GB user available) / 64GB (53GB user available)
16 million
OIS: Optical stabilization
BSI sensor
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
(front) 8MP
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint (rear-mounted) / Fingerprint
Li-Ion (Non removable) / LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
DLNA
NFC
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 5 / Gorilla Glass 3
+ COMMON ITEMS

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

Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955FHuawei Mate 9 Dual-Sim
BrandSamsungHuawei
ModelGalaxy S8 Plus SM-G955FMate 9 Dual-Sim
Also known asGalaxy S8+ G955F (Exynos), Samsung Dream 2Huawei Mate 9 MHA-L29, MHA-L00, MHA-TL00, Huawei Manhattan
Country or region where it's soldEuropeVarious (International)Various (International)
Release dateApril, 2017December, 2016
Depth8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)73.4 x 160 millimeters (2.89 x 6.3 in)78.9 x 156.9 millimeters (3.11 x 6.18 in)
Weight173 grams (6.06 ounces)190 grams (6.65 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, front/back glassfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minNot supported
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955FHuawei Mate 9 Dual-Sim
Operating systemAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 Piefeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955FHuawei Mate 9 Dual-Sim
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 8895 (10nm)64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 960 (16nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core Exynos M2 Mongoose
1.7Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G71 MP20 550MhzARM Mali-G71 MP8
RAM memory4GB LPDDR44GB LPDDR4
Internal storage64GB (51GB user available)
UFS 2.1
64GB (53GB user available)
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955FHuawei Mate 9 Dual-Sim
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT LCD IPS
Screen size6.2" inches5.9" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~77.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1440x2960 pixels1080x1920 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)531 PPI373 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 3
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955FHuawei Mate 9 Dual-Sim
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 (L29/L00), GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100MHA-L29/MHA-L00 model:
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100

MHA-TL00 model:
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat16 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,20,28,29,30)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
LTE Cat12

MHA-L29/MHA-L00 model:
LTE 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)

MHA-TL00 model:
LTE 1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,7)
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, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedCDMA 800 (L29/L00), GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS
Maximum download/upload1024/150 Mbps600/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955FHuawei Mate 9 Dual-Sim
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary / back cameraSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955FHuawei Mate 9 Dual-Sim
Main camera12.2 megapixels(dual camera)
20 megapixels
12MP f/2.2
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels5952x3348 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameraLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955FHuawei Mate 9 Dual-Sim
Front camera8 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/3.6" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.22µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955FHuawei Mate 9 Dual-Sim
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955FHuawei Mate 9 Dual-Sim
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE4.2 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955FHuawei Mate 9 Dual-Sim
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
Barometer
Iris scanner
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Face recognition (unlock)
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall effect
Other features- Colors: Black, Silver, Blue, Gold, Orchid Gray
- Samsung DeX (desktop experience)
- Curved edge screen
- Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
- Samsung Gear VR compatible
- Quick Charge 2.0
- Samsung Pay
- 32bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Gray, Silver, Gold, Brown
- Metal body
- EMUI 5.0
- 2.5D glass screen
- Leica optics camera
- Fast battery charging
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955FHuawei Mate 9 Dual-Sim
Battery technologyLi-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3500 mAh4000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)15Wfeature not registered
Talk time2040 minutes | 34 hours | 1.4 daysfeature not registered
Standby20580 minutes | 343 hours | 14.3 daysfeature not registered
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955FHuawei Mate 9 Dual-Sim
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered