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

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

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Compare Huawei P30 Lite X23Samsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950W
Samsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950W
5.8"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Samsung Galaxy S8 X07Huawei P30 Lite (LX3A)
Huawei P30 Lite (LX3A)
6.15"
IPS

1080x2312

24
MP

32mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3340
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950W

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! Comment!


23 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950W
Galaxy S8 SM-G950WvsP30 Lite (LX3A)
 20%20%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.35Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 3%3%
+Lighter
155 grams (5.43 ounces)vs159 grams (5.57 ounces)
Advantage
+More resistant material
Aluminum frame, front/back glassvsPlastic body, front glass
Advantage
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Super AMOLEDvsLTPS IPS LCD
 71%71%
+Higher resolution screen
1440x2960 pixelsvs1080x2312 pixels
 37%37%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
568 PPIvs415 PPI
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
PDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameravsPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS: Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
 6%6%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.7 (aperture)vsf/1.8 (aperture)
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
 78%78%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
 2 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot 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
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FMvsNot supported
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.2 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-GovsUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
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

07 Advantages Huawei P30 Lite (LX3A)
P30 Lite (LX3A)vsGalaxy S8 SM-G950W
 112%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
128GB (108GB user available)vs64GB (51GB user available)
 8%8%
+Thinner
7.4 millimeters (0.29 inches)vs8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
 6%6%
+Larger screen
6.15"vs5.8"
 177%100%
+Higher resolution main camera
(triple camera) 24MP + 8MP + 2MPvs(back) 12.2MP
 3 times100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 32MPvs(front) 8MP
 11%11%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
3340 mAhvs3000 mAh
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot

26 Common items in both devices
4GB LPDDR4
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
BSI sensor
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Face unlock
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)
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950WHuawei P30 Lite (LX3A)
ModelGalaxy S8 SM-G950WP30 Lite (LX3A)
Also known asBell/Rogers Galaxy S8 G950W (Snapdragon), Samsung DreamHuawei P30 Lite MAR-LX3A, Marie-LX3A (Dual-sim, 24MP)
Country or region availableCanadaLatin AmericaBrazilCanada
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, front/back glassPlastic body, front glass
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minNot supported
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950WHuawei P30 Lite (LX3A)
Operating systemAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 Piefeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950WHuawei P30 Lite (LX3A)
Architecture - 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 user available)
UFS 2.0
128GB (108GB user available)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950WHuawei 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)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution1440x2960 pixels1080x2312 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)568 PPI415 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Not supported
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950WHuawei P30 Lite (LX3A)
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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 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/5G 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)
LTE Cat6 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
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
Maximum download/upload1024/150 Mbps300/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950WHuawei 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
Primary / back cameraSamsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950WHuawei P30 Lite (LX3A)
Main camera12.2 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 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 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
Front / secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950WHuawei P30 Lite (LX3A)
Front camera8 megapixels32 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels6528x4896 pixels
Video recording (secondary)2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
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-G950WHuawei 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
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950WHuawei P30 Lite (LX3A)
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)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950WHuawei P30 Lite (LX3A)
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 unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint (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
- Quick Charge 2.0
- 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 supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950WHuawei P30 Lite (LX3A)
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity3000 mAh3340 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)15W9V/2A=18W
Talk time1740 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 rate (SAR)Samsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950WHuawei P30 Lite (LX3A)
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia0.75 W/Kg (head) | 0.93 W/Kg (body)feature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered