• Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Huawei Mate 9 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Huawei Mate 9 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Huawei Samsung
Announced September 2013 November 2016 August 2017
Status Available - September 2013 Available - November 2016 Available - August 2017
Colors Black, White, Pink White, Gold, Graphite, Brown, Pink, Black Meteor Grey, Tungsten Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 151.2 x 79.2 x 8.3 mm
(5.95 x 3.12 x 0.33 in)
- 151.9 x 74.9 x 9.9 mm
(5.98 x 2.95 x 0.39 in)
Weight 168 g (5.93 oz) - 208.1 g (7.34.0.04 oz)
SIM Type - Single SIM (Nano-SIM), Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Dual-SIM
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA
4G Network LTE LTE LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features S Pen stylus - Fingerprint Sensor
- Metal Body
Samsung Pay
IP68 certified
MIL-STD-810G certified - dust, humidity, rain, vibration, and shock resistant
Notification LED - - Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat) Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat)
User Interface - Emotion UI 5.0 -
Processor Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400 (LTE model) / Quad-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Octa-core (4x1.95 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.44 GHz Cortex-A53), Hisilicon Kirin 960 Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo), Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
GPU Adreno 330 (LTE model) Mali-G71 Adreno 540
RAM 3 GB 4/6 GB 4 GB
Internal Memory 32/64 GB storage 64/128 GB 64 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen AMOLED Capacitive Display Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, Gorilla Glass 5
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.7 inches 5.5 inches 5.8 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (534 ppi) 1440 x 2960 pixels (568 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 74.98% - 74.92%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 20 MP + 12 MP 12 MP
Flash LED flash Dual-LED (dual Tone) Dual-LED (Dual Tone)
Features Auto focus, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, Panorama, HDR Phase Detection Autofocus, f/2.0, Laser AF, OIS, 2x Optical Zoom, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, Panorama, HDR Phase Detection Autofocus, f/1.7 aperture, OIS, Geo-tagging, Simultaneous 4K Video And Image Recording, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps (LTE model) 2160p@30fps 2160p@60fps, 1080p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 8 MP, 1080p [Similar] 8 MP, AF [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSPA, LTE, VoLTE HSPA, LTE, VoLTE
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, WiFi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB Host Type-C 1.0 reversible connector v3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32/64 GB storage, 3 GB RAM 64/128 GB, 4/6 GB RAM 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
USB OTG Supported Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not 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
Light Sensor light sensor present light sensor present light sensor present
Magnetic-Field Sensor (Compass) magnetic field sensor present magnetic field sensor present magnetic field sensor present
Gyroscope Sensor gyroscope sensor present gyroscope sensor present gyroscope sensor present
Barometer Sensor barometer sensor barometer sensor present barometer sensor present
Heart-rate Sensor heart rate sensor heart rate sensor not present heart rate sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery
Capacity 3200 mAh 4000 mAh 4000 mAh
Stand by Up to 420 h (3G) - -
Talk Time Up to 21 h (3G) - -