Which phone scores the best – Huawei P10 versus Samsung Galaxy 8


Giant mobile phone makers are on a non-stop move of creating more smartphones. New phones keep flooding the South African market leaving mobile users with variety of choices.

The first quarter of 2017 saw the launch of LG G6 and other top -end smartphones will in the next few weeks and months be unveiled namely Samsung’s Galaxy S8 to be released on 5 May, while the Huawei P10 is set to hit the shelves next month.

This article will focus on the comparisons between Huawei P10 and Samsung Galaxy 8 by looking at the specs of these two devices. The Huawei P10 is already on market and most South Africans are already making a “date” with the device. The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus are yet to be launched.

Apart from that, the Huawei P10 proves to be the best “guy” in the street taking into account its highly defined specs on its rear and front camera. The phone also has multi colours leaving users with a variety of colours to choose from. Its battery capacity is big compared to Samsung Galaxy 8. Below is a table with features of both phones:

GENERAL FEATURES Huawei P 10 Samsung Galxy 8
Form factor Touchscreen Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 0.00 x 0.00 x 6.98 148.90 x 68.10 x 8.00
Weight (g) 155.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 3100 3000
Removable battery No No
Colours Prestige Gold, Ceramic White, Greenery, Rose Gold, Dazzling Blue, Dazzling Gold, Graphite Black, Mystic Silver Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue, Maple Gold
Screen size (inches) 5.10 5.80
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Resolution 1440×2560 pixels 1440×2960 pixels
Pixels per inch (PPI) 570
Processor octa-core 1.9GHz octa-core
Processor make HiSilicon Kirin 960 Samsung Exynos 8895
Internal storage 64GB 64GB
Expandable storage Yes Yes
Expandable storage type microSD microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 256 256
Rear camera 20-megapixel 12-megapixel
Flash Yes Yes
Front camera 12-megapixel 8-megapixel
Operating System Android 7.0 Android 7.0
Skin EMUI 5.1
Wi-Fi Yes Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported NA 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
GPS Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes, v 5.00
NFC No Yes
Infrared No No
Headphones 3.5mm 3.5mm
FM No No
Number of SIMs 2 1
SIM Type Nano-SIM
3G Yes Yes
4G/LTE Yes Yes
SIM Type Nano-SIM
3G Yes
4G/LTE Yes
Compass/ Magnetometer Yes Yes
Proximity sensor Yes Yes
Accelerometer Yes Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes Yes
Gyroscope Yes Yes
Barometer No No
Temperature sensor No No


Not convinced which would be the best device to own, well neither are we – but there is no doubt that you wont be left wanting with either of these two phones in your pocket!

Want to know more?

Check out this first look Youtube video for some more insights and hands on views.


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