Phone Comparison - Honor 8 vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) vs Huawei Nova 2 Plus

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general General Info

Manufacturer Honor Samsung Huawei
Announced July 2016 January 2017 May 2017
Status Available - August 2016 Coming Soon - January 2017 Coming Soon - June 2017
Price Rs. 18,999 ($400.00) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 28,990 ($399.00) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 27,500 ($425.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Sunrise Gold, Midnight Black, Sakura Pink, Sapphire Blue, White Black, White, Gold, Pink Gold Aurora Blue, Grass Green, Streamer Gold, Obsidian Black, Rose Go
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 145.5 x 71 x 7.5 mm
(5.73 x 2.8 x 0.3 in)
146.1 x 71.4 x 7.9 mm
(5.75 x 2.81 x 0.31 in)
153.9 x 74.9 x 6.9 mm
(6.06 x 2.95 x 0.27 in)
Weight 153 g (5.4 oz) - 169 g (5.96 oz)
SIM Type - Dual-SIM Dual-SIM
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail
Build Features - - - Fingerprint Sensor
Notification LED - Yes Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow) Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat)
Processor Quad-core 2.3 GHz Cortex-A72 + quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex A53, HiSilicon Kirin 950 1.9 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A72 & 1.3 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A53, Exynos 7880 Octa-core (4x2.36 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53), HiSilicon Kirin 659
GPU Mali-T880 MP4 Mali-T860 MP4 Mali-T830 MP2
RAM 4 GB 3 GB 4 GB
Internal Memory 32 GB 32 GB 128 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD, up to 256 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)

display Display

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, 2.5D Curved Gorilla Glass
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.2 inches 5.2 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 72.03% 71.34% 72.17%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio FM radio FM radio, recording FM Radio
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera Dual 12 MP, f/2.2 16 MP Dual 12 MP + 8 MP
Flash Yes LED flash Dual-LED (dual Tone)
Features 1.4 ┬Ám Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, f/1.9 aperture, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama Phase Detection Autofocus, f/1.8 aperture lens, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video 1080p@30fps, HDR 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 8 MP, f/2.4, LED flash [Similar] 16 MP [Similar] 20 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps, VoLTE HSPA, LTE, VoLTE
Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE, ANT+ Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot Yes
USB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector Type-C 1.0 reversible connector Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB 2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant) Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB, 4 GB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM 128 GB, 4 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD, up to 256 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
USB OTG - Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint supported fingerprint supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Battery
Capacity 3000 mAh 3000 mAh 3340 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time - - -