Huawei Nova vs Samsung Galaxy S8

2.72 in
5.56 in
Huawei Nova Mobile Phone
Huawei Nova
2.68 in
5.86 in
Samsung Galaxy S8 Mobile Phone
Samsung Galaxy S8
Available colors
User rating
3
4.3 out of 5
3 user ratings
5 stars
66 %
4 stars
0 %
3 stars
33 %
2 stars
0 %
1 stars
0 %

Full Comparison

Hardware

Huawei NovaHuawei NovaSamsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8
Operating SystemAndroid 6.0Android 7.0
CPU Speed2.0 GHz
2.3 GHz
CPU CoresOcta CoreOcta Core
CPU ModelQualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953Samsung Exynos 9 Octa (8895)
GPU
yesyes
N/A
GPU ModelAdreno 506ARM Mali-G71 MP20
Ram memory3GB4GB

Display

Huawei NovaHuawei NovaSamsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8
Touchscreen
yesyes
yesyes
Colors16M16M
Panel typeIPS (TFT)
N/A
Screen size5.0 in
5.8 in
Resolution1080.0 px
1440.0 px
TechnologyIPS (TFT), LCDOLED (AMOLED)
Pixel Density443.0 ppi
570.0 ppi
Dual screen support
nono
N/A
Scratch resistant display
nono
N/A
HDR
nono
N/A
Multi touch
N/A
yesyes

Camera

Huawei NovaHuawei NovaSamsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8
Number of cameras22
Front resolution8.0 Mpx8.0 Mpx
Primary rear resolution12.0 Mpx12.0 Mpx
Video recording
yesyes
N/A
Highest video resolution3840.0 px3840.0 px
Maximum FPS at the highest resolution30.0 fps30.0 fps
Maximum FPS (regardless of res.)30.0 fps
240.0 fps
Autofocus
yesyes
yesyes
Geo-tagging
yesyes
yesyes
LED Flash
yesyes
yesyes
Number of front cameras
N/A
1
Number of back cameras
N/A
1
Primary rear sensor size
N/A
1/2.5"
Max resolution (highest frame rate)
N/A
1280.0 px
Face Detection
N/A
yesyes
Night Mode
N/A
yesyes
Panorama
N/A
yesyes
Scene Mode
N/A
yesyes

Storage

Huawei NovaHuawei NovaSamsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8
Internal storage32GB64GB
Memory card reader
yesyes
yesyes
Card Storage Max128GB
256GB
Types of memory card supportedmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXCmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC

Dimensions

Huawei NovaHuawei NovaSamsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8
Colour of productBlack, Gold, Grey, Silver, Titanium, WhiteBlack, Blue, Gold, Grey, Pink, Purple, Silver, Turquoise
MaterialAluminium, Magnesium
N/A
Height
5.56 in
5.86 in
Width2.72 in
2.68 in
Depth
0.28 in
0.31 in
Weight
5.15 oz
5.47 oz
Physical keyboard/numpad
nono
nono
Water resistant
nono
yesyes
Shock resistant
nono
N/A
Dust resistant
N/A
yesyes

Sensors

Huawei NovaHuawei NovaSamsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8
Fingerprint
yesyes
yesyes
Gyroscope
yesyes
yesyes
Proximity
yesyes
N/A
Accelerometer
N/A
yesyes
Digital Compass
N/A
yesyes
Barometer
N/A
yesyes
ANT+
N/A
yesyes
Face scanner
N/A
yesyes

Navigation

Huawei NovaHuawei NovaSamsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8
Built-in navigation system
yesyes
N/A
GPS
yesyes
yesyes
A-GPS
yesyes
yesyes
BeiDou
yesyes
yesyes
GLONASS
yesyes
yesyes
Galileo
N/A
yesyes

Connectivity

Huawei NovaHuawei NovaSamsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8
Sim card SizeNano-SIMNano-SIM
DLNA certified
nono
N/A
Bluetooth
yesyes
N/A
Bluetooth version4.1
5.0
Bluetooth profileA2DPA2DP, AVRCP
NFC
nono
N/A
Connector typeUSBUSB
Headphone connection3.5 mm3.5 mm
USB version1.0
3.1 (Gen 2)
Type of USB connectorUSB-CUSB-C
USB On-The-Go (OTG)
yesyes
N/A
Video output
nono
DisplayPort over USB-C

Networks

Huawei NovaHuawei NovaSamsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8
2G GSM
yesyes
N/A
3G UMTS
yesyes
yesyes
HSPA+
yesyes
yesyes
DC-HSPA
nono
N/A
HSDPA speed42.0 Mbps42.0 Mbps
HSUPA speed5.76 Mbps5.76 Mbps
4G Speed (download/upload)300/501000/150
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
yesyes
N/A
Wireless networking standard802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
GPRS
N/A
yesyes
HSPA
N/A
yesyes
Streaming standards
N/A
Google Cast, Miracast

Battery

Huawei NovaHuawei NovaSamsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8
Exchangeable battery
nono
N/A
Battery capacity
3020.0 mAh
3000.0 mAh
Standby Time 2G
420.0 h
326.0 h
Talk Time 2G
33.0 h
20.0 h
Supports fast charging
nono
N/A
Supports wireless charging
nono
N/A
Standby Time 3G
N/A
326.0 h
Talk Time 3G
N/A
20.0 h
Fast charging standard
N/A
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charge
Wireless charging standard
N/A
PMA, QI