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Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950W) vs Huawei P30 Lite (LX3A)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Huawei P30 Lite phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Huawei P30 Lite XSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950W)24Points
Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950W)
5.8"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Huawei P30 Lite (LX3A)
6.15"
IPS

1080x2312

24
MP

32mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3340
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950W)

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 S8 (SM-G950W)24 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950W)vsP30 Lite (LX3A)9 Advantages Huawei P30 Lite (LX3A)
+2.35Ghz 64bit Octa-Core20%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+UFS 2.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.1
+155 grams (5.43 ounces)3%
Lighter
vs159 grams (5.57 ounces)
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsLTPS IPS LCD
+1440x2960 pixels71%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2312 pixels
+568 PPI37%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs415 PPI
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+f/1.7 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.8 (aperture)
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)78%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps2 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Iris scannerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+SpO2Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+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
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.2 + A2DP
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
64GB (51GB available)vs+128GB (108GB available)112%
More internal storage for applications and files
8 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs+7.4 millimeters (0.29 inches)8%
Thinner
5.8"vs+6.15"6%
Larger screen
(back) 12.2MPvs+(triple camera) 24MP + 8MP + 2MP177%
Higher resolution main camera
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 32MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Android 9.0 Pievs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
3000 mAhvs+3340 mAh11%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
15Wvs+18W20%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device

28 Common items in both devices
4GB LPDDR4
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
60Hz
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
+21 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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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950W)Huawei P30 Lite (LX3A)
ModelGalaxy S8 (SM-G950W)P30 Lite (LX3A)
Other model namesBell/Rogers Galaxy S8 G950W (Snapdragon), Samsung DreamHuawei P30 Lite MAR-LX3A, Marie-LX3A (Dual-sim, 24MP)
Country or region availableCanada
Canada
(Latin America)BrazilCanada
(Latin America), Brazil, Canada
BrandSamsungHuawei
Release dateApril, 2017April, 2019
Depth8 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.4 millimeters (0.29 inches)
Size (width x height)68.1 x 148.9 millimeters (2.68 x 5.86 in)72.7 x 152.9 millimeters (2.86 x 6.02 in)
Weight155 grams (5.43 ounces)159 grams (5.57 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950W)Huawei P30 Lite (LX3A)
Operating systemAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 10
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950W)Huawei P30 Lite (LX3A)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 (10nm)64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 710 (12nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.35Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
1.9Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.7Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 540ARM Mali-G51 MP4 1Ghz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR44GB LPDDR4
Internal storage64GB (51GB available)
UFS 2.0
128GB (108GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950W)Huawei P30 Lite (LX3A)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDLTPS IPS LCD
Screen size5.8" inches6.15" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2960 pixels (18.5:9)1080x2312 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)568 PPI415 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Not supported
Display features60Hz, HDR1060Hz
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950W)Huawei P30 Lite (LX3A)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1024/150 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 networkTD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat16 (1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,18,19,20,25,29,30)
TD-LTE (38,39,40,41)
LTE Cat6 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat6 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
CallingSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950W)Huawei P30 Lite (LX3A)
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
CameraSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950W)Huawei P30 Lite (LX3A)
Back camera (main camera)12.2 megapixels(triple camera)
• 24 megapixels
• 8MP ultrawide (13mm)
• 2MP depth sensor (f/2.4)
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels5632x4224 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.8 (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 cameraPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950W)Huawei P30 Lite (LX3A)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels32 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels6528x4896 pixels
Video recording (secondary)2K UHD (2560x1440)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.6" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.22µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950W)Huawei P30 Lite (LX3A)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950W)Huawei P30 Lite (LX3A)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950W)Huawei P30 Lite (LX3A)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Iris scanner
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
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
- Samsung Pay
- 32bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Peacock Blue, Midnight Black, Pearl White
- EMUI 9.0
- 3D curved glass
- Oleophobic coating screen
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Supported games: PUBG Mobile, Mobile Legends, Arena of Valor, Rules of Survival, Vainglory e NBA2K18
Power supplySamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950W)Huawei P30 Lite (LX3A)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh3340 mAh
Charger, watts• 15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging
• Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
• Quick Charge 2
• 18W (9V/2A) Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy1740 minutes | 29 hours | 1.2 days1260 minutes | 21 hours | 0.9 day
Standby19560 minutes | 326 hours | 13.6 days17580 minutes | 293 hours | 12.2 days
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950W)Huawei P30 Lite (LX3A)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.75W/kg (head) | 0.93W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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