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Huawei Mate S vs Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

2.96 in
5.9 in
Huawei Mate S Mobile Phone
Huawei Mate S
2.85 in
5.94 in
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Mobile Phone
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
Available colors
Editiorial reviews
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4.5 out of 5
12 user ratings
5 stars
83 %
4 stars
8 %
3 stars
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8 %
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User rating
38
4.1 out of 5
38 user ratings
5 stars
36 %
4 stars
34 %
3 stars
28 %
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4.1 out of 5
33 user ratings
5 stars
24 %
4 stars
63 %
3 stars
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Full Comparison

Hardware

Huawei Mate SHuawei Mate S
Samsung Galaxy S7 EdgeSamsung Galaxy S7 Edge
Operating systemAndroid 5.1Android 6.0
CPU clock speed2.2 GHz2.3 GHz
CPU cores8-core8-core
CPU modelHuawei HiSilicon Kirin 935Samsung Exynos 8 Octa 8890
GPU modelARM Mali-T624ARM Mali-T880 MP12
RAM memory3 GB4 GB

Display

Huawei Mate SHuawei Mate S
Samsung Galaxy S7 EdgeSamsung Galaxy S7 Edge
Screen size5.5 in5.5 in
Touchscreenyesyes
Number of colors16.7M16.7M
Panel typeOLEDOLED
Resolution1920 x 1080 px2560 x 1440 px
TechnologyAMOLED
  • AMOLED
  • Quad HD Super AMOLED
  • Super AMOLED
Pixel density401.0 ppi534.0 ppi
Dual screen supportnono
Scratch resistant displayyesyes
HDRnono
Screen material
N/A
Corning Gorilla Glass 5.0

Rear camera

Huawei Mate SHuawei Mate S
Samsung Galaxy S7 EdgeSamsung Galaxy S7 Edge
Primary sensor resolution13.0 Mpx12.0 Mpx
Primary lens aperture2.0 f1.7 f
Video recordingyesyes
Highest video resolution1920 x 1080 px4096 x 2160 px
Maximum FPS at the highest resolution30.0 fps30.0 fps
Autofocusyesyes
Burst Modeyes
N/A
Digital zoomyesyes
Face detectionyesyes
Geo-taggingyesyes
HDR Captureyes
N/A
LED Flashyesyes
Optical image stabilizationyesyes
Panoramayesyes
Smile detectionyes
N/A
Touch focusyesyes
Number of rear cameras
N/A
1
Primary sensor size
N/A
1/2.6"
Focus adjustment
N/A
Automatic
Maximum FPS (regardless of res.)
N/A
120.0 fps
Max resolution (highest frame rate)
N/A
1280 x 720 px
Night Mode
N/A
yes
Scene mode
N/A
yes
Self timer
N/A
yes

Front camera

Huawei Mate SHuawei Mate S
Samsung Galaxy S7 EdgeSamsung Galaxy S7 Edge
Primary resolution8.0 Mpx5.0 Mpx
Number of front cameras
N/A
1
Lens aperture
N/A
F/1.7
Light source
N/A
LED flash

Storage

Huawei Mate SHuawei Mate S
Samsung Galaxy S7 EdgeSamsung Galaxy S7 Edge
Internal storage
  • 128 GB
  • 32 GB
  • 64 GB
  • 128 GB
  • 32 GB
  • 64 GB
Memory card readeryesyes
Maximum card storage128GB200GB
Types of memory card supportedmicroSD
  • microSD
  • microSDHC
  • microSDXC

Design

Huawei Mate SHuawei Mate S
Samsung Galaxy S7 EdgeSamsung Galaxy S7 Edge
Colour of product
  • Rose Gold
  • Gold
  • Silver
  • White
  • Titanium
  • Grey
  • Pink
  • Black
  • Blue
  • Gold
  • Grey
  • Pink
  • Silver
  • Titanium
  • Titanium silver
  • White
MaterialAluminum
  • Aluminum
  • Glass
  • Metal
Water resistantnoyes
Shock resistantnono
Dust resistant
N/A
yes

Dimensions

Huawei Mate SHuawei Mate S
Samsung Galaxy S7 EdgeSamsung Galaxy S7 Edge
Height5.9 in5.94 in
Width2.96 in2.85 in
Depth0.28 in0.3 in
Weight5.5 oz5.54 oz

Sensors

Huawei Mate SHuawei Mate S
Samsung Galaxy S7 EdgeSamsung Galaxy S7 Edge
Accelerometeryesyes
Proximityyesyes
Digital compassyes
N/A
Ambient light sensoryes
N/A
Fingerprintyesyes
Gyroscopeyesyes
Barometer
N/A
yes
Pedometer
N/A
yes
Hearth rate monitor
N/A
yes
Altimeter
N/A
no
Thermometer
N/A
no
Magnetometer
N/A
yes
ANT+
N/A
yes

Connectivity

Huawei Mate SHuawei Mate S
Samsung Galaxy S7 EdgeSamsung Galaxy S7 Edge
Dual sim supportyesno
Sim card sizeNano-SIMNano-SIM
DLNA certifiedyesyes
Bluetoothyesyes
Bluetooth version4.04.2
Bluetooth profileA2DP
  • A2DP
  • AVRCP
  • DIP
  • HFP
  • HID
  • HOGP
  • HSP
  • MAP
  • OPP
  • PAN
  • PBAP
  • SAP
NFCyesyes
Charging connectionUSBUSB
Headphone connection3.5 mm3.5 mm
USB version2.02.0
USB On-The-Go (OTG)yesyes
Video outputNoNo
Bluetooth codec
N/A
  • aptX
  • SBC
Type of USB connector
N/A
Micro-USB

Cellular

Huawei Mate SHuawei Mate S
Samsung Galaxy S7 EdgeSamsung Galaxy S7 Edge
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)yesyes
Wireless networking standard
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
Data transmissionHSPA+
  • EDGE
  • FDD-LTE
  • GPRS
  • HSDPA
  • HSPA+
  • HSUPA
  • TDD-LTE
Navigation systemS-GPS
  • BeiDou
  • GLONASS
  • GPS
2G GSMyesyes
GSM frequencies
  • 850 MHz
  • 900 MHz
  • 1800 MHz
  • 1900 MHz
  • 1800 MHz
  • 1900 MHz
  • 850 MHz
  • 900 MHz
3G UMTSyesyes
UMTS frequences
  • 800 MHz
  • 850 MHz
  • 1700 MHz
  • 1900 MHz
  • 2100 MHz
  • 850 MHz
  • 900 MHz
  • 1700 MHz
  • 1900 MHz
  • 2100 MHz
4G LTEyesyes
LTE frequencies
  • 700 MHz
  • 800 MHz
  • 850 MHz
  • 900 MHz
  • 1700 MHz
  • 1800 MHz
  • 1900 MHz
  • 2100 MHz
  • 2600 MHz
  • 700 MHz
  • 850 MHz
  • 900 MHz
  • 1700 MHz
  • 1900 MHz
  • 2500 MHz
Mobile hotspotyesyes
Streaming standards
N/A
  • Google Cast
  • Miracast

Battery

Huawei Mate SHuawei Mate S
Samsung Galaxy S7 EdgeSamsung Galaxy S7 Edge
Replaceable batterynono
Battery typeLithium PolymerLithium ion
Battery capacity2700.0 mAh3600.0 mAh
Standby time483.0 h336.0 h
Talk time13.0 h33.0 h
Fast chargingnoyes
Wireless charging noyes
Fast charging standard
N/A
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
Wireless charging standard
N/A
  • PMA
  • QI
  • WPC

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