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Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955W vs Huawei MediaPad Honor X1 3G

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955W vs Huawei MediaPad Honor X1 3G phones. Which is the best phone?

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Compare Huawei MediaPad X1 X31Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955W
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955W
6.2"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus X04Huawei MediaPad Honor X1 3G
Huawei MediaPad Honor X1 3G
7"
LTPS

1200x1920

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best device? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955W

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!


31 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955W
Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955WvsMediaPad Honor X1 3G
 99%99%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.35Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.6Ghz 32bit Quad-Core
 100%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
4GB LPDDR4vs2GB LPDDR3
 3 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
64GB (51GB user available)vs16GB (13GB user available)
 7 times100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 64GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
 38%38%
+Lighter
173 grams (6.06 ounces)vs239 grams (8.37 ounces)
Advantage
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Super AMOLEDvsLTPS LCD
 85%85%
+Higher resolution screen
1440x2960 pixelsvs1200x1920 pixels
 64%64%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
531 PPIvs323 PPI
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
PDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameravsAutofocus
Advantage
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HDR photo/video on both camerasvsHDR photo only main camera
 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)
 59%59%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 8 megapixelsvs(front) 5 megapixels
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)vsHD (1280x720 pixels)
Advantage
+Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
Android 9.0 PievsAndroid 4.4.2 KitKat
Advantage
+The 4G+ LTE-A network is newer and faster
4G+ LTE-Avs3G+ HSPA+
 23 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbpsvs(3G+ HSPA+) 42 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
CompassvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)vsNot supported
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
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FMvsNot supported
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.0 version A2DP
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported
Advantage
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GovsMicroUSB 2.0
Advantage
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Gorilla Glass 5vsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
IP68 certifiedvsNot supported

04 Advantages Huawei MediaPad Honor X1 3G
MediaPad Honor X1 3GvsGalaxy S8 Plus SM-G955W
 13%13%
+Thinner
7.2 millimeters (0.28 inches)vs8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
 13%13%
+Larger screen
7"vs6.2"
 5%5%
+Higher resolution main camera
(back) 13 megapixelsvs(back) 12.2 megapixels
 43%43%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
5000 mAhvs3500 mAh

19 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
BSI sensor
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
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
DLNA
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ 11 COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955WHuawei MediaPad Honor X1 3G
BrandSamsungHuawei
ModelGalaxy S8 Plus SM-G955WMediaPad Honor X1 3G
Also known asBell/Rogers Galaxy S8+ G955W (Snapdragon), Samsung Dream 2Tablet Huawei MediaPad X1 7D-501U, Huawei Honor X1 7D-501U
Country or region where it's soldCanadafeature not registered
Release dateApril, 2017April, 2014
Depth8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)7.2 millimeters (0.28 inches)
Size (width x height)73.4 x 160 millimeters (2.89 x 6.3 in)103.9 x 183.5 millimeters (4.09 x 7.22 in)
Weight173 grams (6.06 ounces)239 grams (8.37 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-G955WHuawei MediaPad Honor X1 3G
Operating systemAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 4.4.2 KitKat
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955WHuawei MediaPad Honor X1 3G
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 (10nm)32bit - Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN910 Hi6620 V9R1
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.35Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
1.9Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
1.6Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A9
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 540ARM Mali-450 MP4
RAM memory4GB LPDDR42GB LPDDR3
Internal storage64GB (51GB user available)
UFS 2.0
16GB (13GB user available)
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 64GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955WHuawei MediaPad Honor X1 3G
Display typeSuper AMOLEDLTPS LCD
Screen size6.2" inches7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~74.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution1440x2960 pixels1200x1920 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)531 PPI323 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Not supported
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955WHuawei MediaPad Honor X1 3G
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
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 networkTD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat16 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2300/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,18,19,20,25,29,30)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
Maximum download/upload1024/150 Mbps42/5.76 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955WHuawei MediaPad Honor X1 3G
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
Primary camera / Back cameraSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955WHuawei MediaPad Honor X1 3G
Main camera12.2 megapixels13 megapixels
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.55" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameraAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo only main camera
Front camera / Secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955WHuawei MediaPad Honor X1 3G
Front camera8 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)HD (1280x720 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length25mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.6" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.22µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955WHuawei MediaPad Honor X1 3G
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviDMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955WHuawei MediaPad Honor X1 3G
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE4.0 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955WHuawei MediaPad Honor X1 3G
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
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
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 4.0
- Samsung Pay
- 32bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Snow White, Diamond Black
- Emotion UI 2.0
- DTS sound
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955WHuawei MediaPad Honor X1 3G
Battery technologyLi-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3500 mAh5000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time2040 minutes | 34 hours | 1.4 daysfeature not registered
Standby20580 minutes | 343 hours | 14.3 days30240 minutes | 504 hours | 21 days
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955WHuawei MediaPad Honor X1 3G
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia0.46 W/Kg (head) | 1.01 W/Kg (body)feature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered