Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy S8 Active vs Honor Note 9

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active
samsung galaxy s8 active
Honor Note 9
honor note 9
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Huawei
Announced August 2017 Not Announced Yet
Status Available - August 2017 Rumored
Colors Meteor Grey, Tungsten Gold White, Gold, Gray
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 151.9 x 74.9 x 9.9 mm
(5.98 x 2.95 x 0.39 in)
Weight 208.1 g ( oz) -
SIM Type Dual-SIM Dual-SIM
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
CDMA 800
3G Network HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features Samsung Pay
IP68 certified
MIL-STD-810G certified - dust, humidity, rain, vibration, and shock resistant
- Fingerprint Sensor
Notification LED Yes Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat) Android OS, v7.1 (Nougat)
Processor Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo), Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 [Similar] Octa-core 2.5 GHz, HiSilicon Kirin 965 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 540 [Similar] Mali-T880 MP4 [Similar]
RAM 4 GB [Browse Similar] 6 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 64 GB 64/128/256 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 Slot)

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, Gorilla Glass 5 Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.8 inches [Similar] 6.6 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1440 x 2960 pixels (568 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (445 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 74.92% -
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 12 MP [Similar] Dual 12 MP [Similar]
Flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone) Dual-LED flash
Features Phase Detection Autofocus, f/1.7 aperture, OIS, Geo-tagging, Simultaneous 4K Video And Image Recording, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama Autofocus, f/2.0, OIS, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video 2160p@60fps, 1080p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec. 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 8 MP, AF [Similar] 8 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSPA, LTE, VoLTE HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps or LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB v3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 64 GB, 4 GB RAM 64/128/256 GB, 6 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 Slot)
USB OTG Supported 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 present barometer sensor
Heart-rate Sensor heart rate sensor present heart rate sensor
NFC NFC supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 4000 mAh 4600 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -