The Samsung Galaxy S7 had it time on top of the smartphone market but it didn’t last forever as in today’s business there are a lot of devices coming out every month. As for the Huawei Mate 9, its the latest flagship of Huawei a brand that has made significant progress and now has the full attention of the smartphone user community, not only locally, but also in the US, where the mobile device industry is booming.
Below are the comparison we found online by lodtech.com:
Design and Display
The Huawei Mate 9 is a heavier device, weighing 190 g over the Galaxy S7’s 152 g. Both devices use large displays, but the Samsung handset is considerably smaller in comparison. The Galaxy S7 comes with a Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protected display of 5.1 inches, offering a max resolution of 1560 x 1440 and using the AMOLED technology.
The device is waterproof for 1.5 meter submersions and also offers dust protection. The Mate 9 on the other hand comes with a bigger screen of 5.9 inches, but offers a lower resolution of 1920 x 1080. The Huawei Mate 9 relies on IPS LCD technology.
Performance and Software
The Galaxy S7 packs the Snapdragon 820 processor provided by Qualcomm and the Adreno 530 graphics processing chip (there is a Mali-T880 MP12 model as well). It features support for extended storage, up to 256 GB, and 4 GB of RAM.
The default storage capacity options are 32 and 64 GB. Huawei geared their flagship with an octa-core processor in the form of the Cortex A73 and A53 combo, while the graphics support was supplied by the Mali G71 MP8. With only 64 GB of internal memory, Huawei Mate 9 offers support for micro SD, up to 256 GB of extended memory. The device also ties with the Galaxy S7 in terms of RAM, 4 GB.
While Samsung’s champ offers great photo and video functions with the 12 MP- 8MP combo for the rear and front camera respectively, Huawei’s Mate 9 steps it up a couple notches actually, with a 20 MP rear lens and a complementary 8 MP frontal camera.
The battery is also in Huawei’s favor, as their huge 4000 mAh unit crushes Samsung’s 3000 mAh battery.
What we got is surely not much to convince you which one to choose but this is very helpful to sway away some tech wiz. Let us know which one do you prefer. Thank you!