35points

Huawei Honor Magic

94points

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB

Huawei Honor Magic
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Huawei Honor Magic vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB

Huawei Honor Magic
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB

Why is Huawei Honor Magic better than Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB?

  • 50g lighter
    145gvs195g
  • 0.8mm thinner
    7.8mmvs8.6mm
  • Has a radio
  • 4.9mm narrower
    69.9mmvs74.8mm
  • 16.4mm shorter
    146.1mmvs162.5mm
  • 23.8% less body volume
    79.66cm³vs104.533cm³

Why is Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB better than Huawei Honor Magic?

  • 13.79% more battery power
    3300mAhvs2900mAh
  • 23.77% bigger screen size
    6.3"vs5.09"
  • 2GB more RAM memory
    6GBvs4GB
  • 15.63% higher resolution
    1440 x 2960pxvs1440 x 2560px
  • Has an external memory slot
  • Has branded damage resistant glass
  • 192GB more internal storage
    256GBvs64GB
  • Is dustproof and water resistant

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Design

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

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

3.weight

145g

195g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

4.thickness

7.8mm

8.6mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

5.width

69.9mm

74.8mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

146.1mm

162.5mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

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Display

1.resolution

1440 x 2560px

1440 x 2960px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.has branded damage resistant glass
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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

577ppi

521ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

4.screen size

5.09"

6.3"

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

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

5.every pixel has three subpixels
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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.

For example

ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars (64GB / 6GB RAM)

6.Has an AMOLED display
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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
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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.Has integrated graphics
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With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

3.Uses big.LITTLE technology
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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.

4.Has out-of-order execution
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Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.

5.RAM

4GB

6GB

Best

Vivo NEX 2

10GB

6.Has AES
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AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

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Cameras

1.megapixels

12MP & 12MP

12MP & 12MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
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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)

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

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

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

For example

Huawei Mate 20 X

6.widest aperture

f/2.2 & f/2.2

f/2.4 & f/1.7

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.

Best

Vivo NEX 2

1.3 & 1.8 & 1.8f

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Audio

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

For example

Kyocera DuraForce Pro 2

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

3.number of microphones

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
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It works as an FM radio with included headsets

5.has dedicated media keys
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The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

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Battery

1.battery power

2900mAh

3300mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.Has an ultra power save mode
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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
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Blu Advance L4

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

5.Supports fast charging
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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
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Features

1.Is a multi-user system
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2.Has offline voice recognition
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Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

3.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
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4.Supports Java
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5.Is free and open source
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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
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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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