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Samsung Galaxy S9 SM-G9600 128GB vs Huawei Mate X

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy S9 vs Huawei Mate X phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Huawei Mate X X18Samsung Galaxy S9 SM-G9600 128GB
Samsung Galaxy S9 SM-G9600 128GB
5.8"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Huawei Mate X
8"
OLED

2200x2480

40
MP

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy S9 SM-G9600 128GB

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!


18 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S9 SM-G9600 128GB
Galaxy S9 SM-G9600 128GBvsMate X
 11%11%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2.26Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 3 times100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 256GB nano-Memory
 81%81%
+Lighter
163 grams (5.71 ounces)vs295 grams (10.33 ounces)
 29%29%
+Thinner
8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs11 millimeters (0.43 inches)
Advantage
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Super AMOLEDvsOLED
 37%37%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
568 PPIvs414 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
 20%20%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.5 (aperture)vsf/1.8 (aperture)
Advantage
+With a secondary camera is easier to take selfies
(front) 8MPvsNot supported
Advantage
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
3.5mm jackvsType-C reversible connector
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
+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

10 Advantages Huawei Mate X
Mate XvsGalaxy S9 SM-G9600 128GB
 100%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
8GB LPDDR4Xvs4GB LPDDR4X
 3 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
512GB (494GB user available)vs128GB (111GB user available)
 28%28%
+Higher resolution screen
2200x2480 pixelsvs1440x2960 pixels
 38%38%
+Larger screen
8"vs5.8"
 4 times100%
+Higher resolution main camera
(quad camera) 40MP + 16MP + 8MP + 0.04MPvs(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
 50%50%
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
1/1.7" inchesvs1/2.55" inches
 17%17%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 1400 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbps
 50%50%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4500 mAhvs3000 mAh

28 Common items in both devices
Aluminum frame, front/back glass / Aluminum body
16 million
BSI sensor
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint (rear-mounted) / Fingerprint (side-mounted)
Face unlock
Li-Ion (Non removable) / LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
2 slots Dual-SIM
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
5.0 version A2DP/LE
NFC
USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy S9 SM-G9600 128GBHuawei Mate X
ModelGalaxy S9 SM-G9600 128GBMate X
Also known asGalaxy S9 SM-G9600/DS (Snapdragon) Dual-simHuawei Mate X 5G foldable
Country or region availableBrazilChinaVarious (International)
BrandSamsungHuawei
Release dateFebruary, 2018May, 2019
Depth8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)11 millimeters (0.43 inches)
Size (width x height)68.7 x 147.7 millimeters (2.7 x 5.81 in)146.2 x 161.3 millimeters (5.76 x 6.35 in)
Weight163 grams (5.71 ounces)295 grams (10.33 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, front/back glassAluminum body
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minNot supported
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy S9 SM-G9600 128GBHuawei Mate X
Operating systemAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 Piefeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S9 SM-G9600 128GBHuawei Mate X
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 980 (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.7Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.26Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
1.92Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 630ARM Mali-G76 MP10 720Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X8GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (111GB user available)
UFS 2.1
512GB (494GB user available)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 256GB nano-Memory
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S9 SM-G9600 128GBHuawei Mate X
Display typeSuper AMOLEDOLED
Screen size5.8" inches8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~86.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1440x2960 pixels2200x2480 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)568 PPI414 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Not supported
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy S9 SM-G9600 128GBHuawei Mate X
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Dual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same nano-Memory slot)
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
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 networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat18 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39 ,40, 41)
LTE Cat21 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 32)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,, 38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat21 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,, 38, 39, 40, 41)
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Maximum download/upload1200/150 Mbps1400/200 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy S9 SM-G9600 128GBHuawei Mate X
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 S9 SM-G9600 128GBHuawei Mate X
Main camera12.2 megapixels(quad camera)
40 megapixels
16MP ultrawide (f/2.2 17mm)
8MP telephoto (f/2.4, 52mm OIS)
0.04MP TOF (Time-of-Flight)
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels7296x5472 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.5 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/1.7" inches
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 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 S9 SM-G9600 128GBHuawei Mate X
Front camera8 megapixelsNot supported
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixelsNot supported
Video recording (secondary)2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)Not supported
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 S9 SM-G9600 128GBHuawei Mate X
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 S9 SM-G9600 128GBHuawei Mate X
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C reversible connector
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy S9 SM-G9600 128GBHuawei Mate X
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
Barometer
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (side-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, Silver, Blue, Gold, Orchid Gray
- Samsung DeX
- Curved edge screen
- Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
- Samsung Gear VR compatible
- Quick Charge 4.0
- Samsung Pay
- Dolby Atmos
- 32bit/384kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Interstellar Blue
- Cover display: 6.6" AMOLED 1148x2480 (19.5:9)
- EMUI 9.1
- Leica optics (camera)
- Huawei SuperCharge (85% in 30min)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy S9 SM-G9600 128GBHuawei Mate X
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity3000 mAh4500 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registered55W
Talk timefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Samsung Galaxy S9 SM-G9600 128GBHuawei Mate X
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UK0.304 W/Kg (head) | 1.72 W/Kg (body)feature not registered