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

Huawei nova 3 is smartphone from 2018 year with weight of 166 grams and size 157 x 73.7 x 7.3 mm.. It has a screen of 6.3 inches, camera 16 MP and memory 128 GB, 6 GB RAM - PAR-TL20, PAR-AL00, PAR-LX9
128 GB, 4 GB RAM - PAR-LX1M, PAR-LX1, PAR-LX9. Its processor is Octa-core (4x2.4 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) is smartphone from 2017 year with weight of 172 grams and size 149.2 x 70.6 x 8.4 mm.. It has a screen of 5.6 inches, camera 16 MP and memory 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM. Its processor is Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53)

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Common features
Release date 2018 2017
Dimensions (HxWxD) 157 Х 73.7 Х 7.3 mm 149.2 Х 70.6 Х 8.4 mm
Weight 166 g 172 g
Body Build Front/back glass, aluminum frame Front/back glass, aluminum frame
Colors Iris Purple, Airy blue, Primrose Gold, Red, Black Black, orchid grey, gold, blue
Battery 3750 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po 3000 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Battery life Talking time - Up to 24 h (3G)
Music play - Up to 66 h
Approximate price 400 EUR 270 EUR

Performance
Operating system - OS Android 8.1 (Oreo), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie); EMUI 9 Android 7.1.1 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Chipset - Hisilicon Kirin 970 (10 nm) - Exynos 7885 Octa (14 nm)
Processor CPU - Octa-core (4x2.4 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53) - Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53)
Graphics processor GPU Mali-G72 MP12 Mali-G71
External memory microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal memory 128 GB, 6 GB RAM - PAR-TL20, PAR-AL00, PAR-LX9
128 GB, 4 GB RAM - PAR-LX1M, PAR-LX1, PAR-LX9
32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Antutu score 206456 116745
GeekBench Single Core 1482
GeekBench Multi-Core 4208
GeekBench RenderScript 3704

Screen
Technology IPS LCD Super AMOLED
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 6.3" inc 5.6" inc
Screen area 97.4 cm2 79.6 cm2
Screen format 19.5:9 (height:width) 18.5:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 84.2% 75.6%
Screen resolution 1080 x 2340 px 1080 x 2220 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 409 PPI 441 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass (unspecified version)
Other specs - Always-on display
Camera and Video
Rear camera, main 16 MP, Dual 16 MP, Single
Camera specs -16 MP, 27mm (wide), f/1.8, PDAF
-24 MP B/W, 27mm (wide), f/1.8, PDAF
-16 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), 1/2.8”, 1.12µm, PDAF
Functions LED flash, HDR, panorama LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 1080p@30fps (gyro-EIS) 1080p@30fps
Front camera, selfie 24 MP, Dual 16 MP, Dual
Specifications 24 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide)
2 MP, depth sensor
16 MP, f/1.9, 27mm (wide), 1/3.1'', 1.0µm
8 MP, f/1.9, 24mm (wide), 1/4'', 1.12µm
Functions HDR
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE GSM / HSPA / LTE
Bands -2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM only) 
CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA - PAR-TL20
-3G - 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
-4G - LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) - PAR-LX1M, PAR-LX1 
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 28(700), 12(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 26(850), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500) - PAR-LX9 
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - PAR-TL20 
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - PAR-AL00
-2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
-4G - LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 26(850), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat11 600/75 Mbps
GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
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
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC Yes (PAR-LX1 model only) Yes
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE, EDR, aptX HD 5.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
Harmful irradiation
SAR EU - 0.24 W/kg (head)     1.25 W/kg (body)    
Music and Audio
Radio No FM radio
Headphone jack Yes Yes
Others - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic - 24-bit/192kHz audio
-Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Other features
Sensors - Infrared face recognition, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass - Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
Other extras
- Fast battery charging 9V/2A 18W

- Fast battery charging
-ANT+
- Samsung Pay
-IP68 dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
Versions
- Versions: A530F (Europe, Global Single-SIM); A530F/DS (Global Dual-SIM) Also known as Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) Duos with dual-SIM card slots

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