Huawei P20 VS Samsung Galaxy S9: Specs Comparison

Huawei P20 VS Samsung Galaxy S9: Specs Comparison. Both the Huawei P20 and Samsung Galaxy S9 are among the most powerful smartphone released in the first quarter of 2018. Huawei really did their homework with the Huawei P20 and P20 Pro. The Huawei P20 Pro became the first smartphones with a tri rear camera, beating their competitors with high quality camera. While Samsung also improved the camera quality of the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus. We live in a world where people want to take clear quality pictures and selfies. And with technology advancing at a rapid rate. No smartphone company want to be left behind. In this article, i won’t just be comparing the camera of Huawei P20 and Samsung Galaxy S9. But instead, all the features and specifications both smartphone have to offer.

Huawei P20 VS Samsung Galaxy S9 – The Design

Huawei P20 VS Samsung Galaxy S9

Huawei P20 VS Samsung Galaxy S9

In the thickness department, the Samsung Galaxy S9 is chunky than the Huawei P20. It measures at 8.5mm thickness while Huawei P20 comes at 7.7mm thickness. The Samsung Galaxy S9 weighs 163 grams, just 2 grams lighter than Huawei P20 (165 grams). They both have solid build. With glass front and back with aluminum frame.

The Samsung Galaxy S9 is water and dust proofed. With an IP68 certified rating meaning it can hold up in 1.5 metres for 30 minutes. Shockingly the Huawei P20 doesn’t have any IP certification rating. Nobody knows if the smartphone is truly resistant to water or dust. The Huawei P20 is sold in Twilight, Black, Midnight Blue and Pink Gold body colors. While Samsung Galaxy S9 is sold in Midnight Black, Coral Blue, Titanium Gray and Lilac Purple body colors.

The fingerprint sensor is located at back in the Samsung Galaxy S9. While on the Huawei P20 the sensor is embedded with the front home button. The dual rear camera of the Huawei P20 is in a vertical position at the top-left corner. The Samsung Galaxy S9 doesn’t have a dual rear camera. Its rear camera is at the top-middle.

Huawei P20 VS Samsung Galaxy S9 – The Display

The Huawei P20 came with a rather disappointing IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen. Its Pro version features the trending AMOLED touchscreen. Both device are bezel-less and with a 5.8 inch screen size. With the Huawei P20 having a 80.4% screen-to-body ratio. And the Samsung Galaxy S9 with a 83.6% screen-to-body ratio.

The Samsung Galaxy S9 features a display resolution of 1440 x 2960 pixels and 570 ppi density. Which is better than 1080 x 2240 pixels and 429 ppi density that is featured on the Huawei P20. The Samsung Galaxy S9 comes with a Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen that is protected by Corning gorilla glass 5. The Galaxy S9 easily wins tbe display category.

Huawei P20 VS Samsung Galaxy S9 – The Camera

Amazing camera quality from these two smartphones. But the quality of Huawei P20 camera is simply outstanding and it beats the Galaxy S9. The Huawei P20 sports a dual 12MP f/1.8 aperture and 20MP f/1.6 aperture with LED flash. And then front camera resolution of 20MP f/2.0 aperture. The Galaxy S9 features a 12MP rear camera with a dual aperture. The f/2.4 aperture for broad daylight snaps while the f/1.5 aperture for low-light snaps. And with a front camera resolution of 8MP f/1.7 aperture.

Huawei P20 VS Samsung Galaxy S9 – Hardware and Software

The Hisilicon Kirin 970 chipset with Octa-core 2.4GHz processor powers the Huawei P20. While the Samsung Galaxy S9 is powered by Qualcomm latest chipset; Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset. With Octa-core 2.7GHz processor. The Android 8.1 Oreo runs on the Huawei P20. While the Android 8.0 Oreo runs on the Samsung Galaxy S9.

Huawei P20 comes with the standard 4GB RAM size and 128GB internal storage. Samsung Galaxy S9 also comes with a 4GB RAM size. And then three internal storage variants; 64/128/256 GB.

Huawei P20 VS Samsung Galaxy S9 – The Battery

The Huawei P20 wins the battery category easily, with its non-removable Li-Po 3400 mAh battery. While the non-removable Li-lon 3000 mAh battery powers the Galaxy S9. Both phones features fast battery charging.

Huawei P20 VS Samsung Galaxy S9 – The Price

The Huawei P20 is available at about $838 (N293,000). While the Samsung Galaxy S9 is sold at about $1,035 (N362,250). The Huawei P20 offers better battery capacity and camera quality. And for that alone is value over the Samsung Galaxy S9, that’s more expensive.

Huawei P20 VS Samsung Galaxy S9 Full Specs Comparison

Huawei P20 Samsung Galaxy S9
Dimensions and Weight 149.1 x 70.8 x 7.7 mm. Weight: 165g 147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5 mm. Weight: 163g
Display 5.8 inch (80.4% screen-to-body ratio), 1080 x 2240 pixels with 429 ppi density and IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen 5.8 inch (83.6% screen-to-body ratio) 1440 x 2960 pixels with 403 ppi density and Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Memory RAM: 4GB. ROM: 128 GB RAM: 4GB. ROM: 64/128/256 GB
Software Android 8.1 Oreo Android 8.0 Oreo
Hardware Hisilicon Kirin 970 chipset with Octa-core 2.4GHz processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset with Octa-core 2.7GHz processor
Camera 24MP f/2.0 aperture front camera + Dual: 12MP f/1.8 aperture and 20MP f/1.6 aperture rear camera with LED flash 8MP f/1.7 aperture front camera + 12MP f/1.5-2.4 aperture rear camera with LED flash
Connectivity 2G/3G/4G Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS 2G/3G/4G Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS
Battery Non-removable Li-Po 3400 mAh battery Non-removable Li-lon 3000 mAh battery
Additional Features Fingerprint (front-mounted), Fast battery charging Fingerprint (rear-mounted), Irish Scanner, Samsung DeX (desktop experience support), Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 2.0), Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent)

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