86points

HTC U12+

46points

Huawei GR5

75points

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

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Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
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HTC U12+ vs Huawei GR5 vs Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

Why is HTC U12+ better than Huawei GR5 & Samsung Galaxy S7 Active?

  • Widest aperture
    f/1.4 & f/2.6vs2,1.7f
  • Width
    73.9mmvs76.3,75mm
  • Semiconductor size
    10nmvs28,14nm
  • Has laser autofocus
  • Has USB Type-C
  • Has a dual-lens (or multi-lens) main camera
  • Has a curved display
  • Screen is always on

Why is Huawei GR5 better than HTC U12+ & Samsung Galaxy S7 Active?

  • Weight
    158gvs188,185g
  • Thickness
    8.2mmvs9.7,9.9mm
  • Has a radio
  • Supports two SIM cards

Why is Samsung Galaxy S7 Active better than HTC U12+ & Huawei GR5?

  • Battery power
    4000mAhvs3500,3000mAh
  • Pixel density
    577ppivs537,401ppi
  • Height
    148.8mmvs156.6,151.3mm
  • Supports slow motion video recording
  • Has manual exposure
  • Supports ANT+
  • Has a heart rate monitor
  • Has an AMOLED display

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Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

2.Weather sealed
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

3.weight

188g

158g

185g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

4.thickness

9.7mm

8.2mm

9.9mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

5.width

73.9mm

76.3mm

75mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

156.6mm

151.3mm

148.8mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

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Display

1.resolution

1440 x 2880px

1080 x 1920px

1440 x 2560px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.has branded damage resistant glass
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

3.pixel density

537ppi

401ppi

577ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

4.screen size

6"

5.5"

5.1"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

5.every pixel has three subpixels
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

6.Has an AMOLED display
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.

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Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

2.GPU clock speed

624MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

500MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939)

624MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996)

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.

Best

Infinix Zero 5 Pro

1000MHz

3.RAM speed

1866MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

800MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939)

1688MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996)

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

Best

Alcatel 7

3200MHz

4.Has integrated graphics
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

5.CPU threads

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939)

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro 16GB

8

6.Uses big.LITTLE technology
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

Using big.LITTLE technology, a chip can switch between two sets of processor cores in order to maximise performance and battery life. For example, when playing a game the more powerful cores will be used to increase performance, whereas checking email will use the less powerful cores to maximise battery life.

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Cameras

1.megapixels

16MP & 12MP

13MP

12MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

3.video recording (main camera)

2160 x 60fps

1080 x 30fps

2160 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Crosscall Trekker-X4

1080 x 120fps

4.front camera megapixels

8MP & 8MP

5MP

5MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

5.Has laser autofocus
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

A laser autofocus system quickly determines the depth of the subject you want to focus on, allowing you to take photos much faster.

6.Has a dual-lens (or multi-lens) main camera
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

A dual-lens camera captures two images and overlays them. This technology creates sharper images, especially in low light conditions, and allows you to use effects such as softening the background.

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Audio

1.has stereo speakers
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

3.number of microphones

2

2

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

4

4.has a radio
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

5.has dedicated media keys
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

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Battery

1.battery power

3500mAh

3000mAh

4000mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.Has an ultra power save mode
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

The device can save battery by using just a black-and-white screen with a few basic icons. This means even with a small amount of battery, you can keep the device running for a long time.

For example

Oppo A7

3.has a removable battery
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Blu Advance L4

4.wireless charging
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

Kyocera DuraForce Pro 2

5.Supports fast charging
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

Fast charging technologies, like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge or MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.

6.has a battery level indicator
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Features

1.Is a multi-user system
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
2.Has offline voice recognition
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

3.Supports Java
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
5.Is free and open source
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.

6.Has sharing intents
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

If an app has sharing capabilities and the developers have indicated it, the app will automatically appear in your list of sharing options. Some OS’s limit direct sharing options to a select few apps, which means you have to open apps separately in order to upload the files you want to share.

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