49points

Huawei P9max

97points

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

Huawei P9max
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Huawei P9max vs Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

Huawei P9max
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Huawei P9max
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

Why is Huawei P9max better than Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus?

  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • Has a radio
  • Has an IPS screen
  • Supports two SIM cards

Why is Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus better than Huawei P9max?

  • 4.35% faster CPU speed
    4 x 2.9GHz & 4 x 1.9GHzvs8 x 2.3GHz
  • 11.6% higher pixel density
    529ppivs474ppi
  • 2GB more RAM memory
    6GBvs4GB
  • 20% more megapixels (main camera)
    12MP & 12MPvs20MP
  • 15.63% higher resolution
    1440 x 2960pxvs1440 x 2560px
  • 1.6x more megapixels (front camera)
    8MPvs5MP
  • Has branded damage resistant glass
  • 192GB more internal storage
    256GBvs64GB

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Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Huawei P9max
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

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

2.Weather sealed
Huawei P9max
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

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

3.has a QWERTY keyboard
Huawei P9max
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

Text messaging is much faster due to a hardware keyboard.

For example

Sharp Aquos R2 Compact

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Display

1.pixel density

474ppi

529ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

2.screen size

6.2"

6.2"

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

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

3.resolution

1440 x 2560px

1440 x 2960px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

4.has branded damage resistant glass
Huawei P9max
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

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

5.every pixel has three subpixels
Huawei P9max
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

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 IPS screen
Huawei P9max
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.

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Performance

1.CPU speed

8 x 2.3GHz

4 x 2.9GHz & 4 x 1.9GHz (Samsung Exynos 9810)

Best

Meizu Pro 7 Plus 64GB

10 x 2.6GHz

2.RAM

4GB

6GB

Best

ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars

10GB

3.has an external memory slot
Huawei P9max
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

4.internal storage

64GB

256GB

Best

Smartisan Nut R1

1024GB

5.semiconductor size

16nm (HiSilicon Kirin 950)

10nm (Samsung Exynos 9810)

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7nm

6.Has integrated LTE
Huawei P9max
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

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

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Cameras

1.megapixels

20MP

12MP & 12MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.front camera megapixels

5MP

8MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

3.has built-in optical image stabilization
Huawei P9max
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

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.

4.video recording (main camera)

2160 x 30fps

2160 x 60fps

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

5.Has a dual-tone LED flash
Huawei P9max
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

A dual-tone flash has LED lights with different color temperatures, delivering a better color balance to photos and videos.

6.has a BSI sensor
Huawei P9max
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.

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Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Huawei P9max
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

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 radio
Huawei P9max
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

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 socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Huawei P9max
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

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

5.has dedicated media keys
Huawei P9max
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

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Battery

1.has a removable battery
Huawei P9max
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

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

For example

Blu Advance L4

2.wireless charging
Huawei P9max
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

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

3.Has an ultra power save mode
Huawei P9max
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

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

4.has a rechargeable battery
Huawei P9max
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

5.has a battery level indicator
Huawei P9max
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

6.Supports fast charging
Huawei P9max
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

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.

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Features

1.download speed

300MBits/s (HiSilicon Kirin 950)

1200MBits/s

Best

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

1200MBits/s

2.has NFC
Huawei P9max
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.

3.Is DLNA certified
Huawei P9max
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.

4.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Huawei P9max
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

5.Has a fingerprint scanner
Huawei P9max
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

6.Bluetooth version

4.1

5

Best

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

5.1

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