Phone Comparison - Huawei nova 3 vs Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018)

Huawei nova 3
huawei nova 3
Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018)
samsung galaxy a8+ (2018)
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general General Info

Manufacturer Huawei Samsung
Announced 2018, July December 2017
Status Available. Released 2018, August Coming Soon - January 2018
Price Rs. 29,999 ($0.00) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 32,990 ($520.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Iris Purple, Airy blue, Primrose Gold, Red, Black Black, orchid grey, gold, blue
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 157 x 73.7 x 7.3 mm
(6.18 x 2.9 x 0.29 in)
159.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm
(6.3 x 2.98 x 0.33 in)
Weight 166 g (5.86 oz) 191 g (6.74 oz)
SIM Type Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Single SIM (Nano-SIM), Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM only)
CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA - PAR-TL20
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - PAR-LX1M, PAR-LX1, PAR-TL20
HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - PAR-LX9
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 - PAR-AL00
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - Fingerprint Sensor
- Fingerprint Sensor
- Samsung Pay
- IP68 certified - dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes
Notification LED Yes Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android 8.1 (Oreo), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie) Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)
User Interface EMUI 9 -
Processor Octa-core (4x2.4 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53), Kirin 970 (10 nm) [Similar] Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53), Exynos 7885 Octa [Similar]
GPU Mali-G72 MP12 [Similar] Mali-G71 [Similar]
RAM 4/6 GB [Browse Similar] 4/6 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 128 GB 32/64 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass (unspecified Version)
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 6.3 inches [Similar] 6.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels (409 ppi) 1080 x 2220 Pixels (411 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 84.24% 75.65%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio No FM radio
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 16 MP + 24 MP [Similar] 16 MP [Similar]
Flash LED Flash LED Flash
Features 16 MP, 27mm (wide), f/1.8, PDAF
24 MP B/W, 27mm (wide), f/1.8, PDAF
HDR, panorama
Phase Detection Autofocus, f/1.7, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 1080p@30fps (gyro-EIS) 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 24 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide) + 2 MP, depth sensor
HDR Video, 1080p@30fps [Similar]
Dual: 16 MP + 8 MP, f/1.9, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSPA, LTE, VoLTE HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat11 600/75 Mbps, VoLTE
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE, EDR, aptX HD 5.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Browser Yes HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 128 GB, 4/6 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 4/6 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
USB OTG Supported Not Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
Light Sensor light sensor present light sensor present
Magnetic-Field Sensor (Compass) magnetic field sensor present magnetic field sensor present
Gyroscope Sensor gyroscope sensor present gyroscope sensor present
Barometer Sensor barometer sensor not present barometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Fast battery charging 18W
Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3750 mAh 3500 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -