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Huawei Honor 8X Max

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Huawei Honor 8X Max vs Samsung Galaxy Note 9 : What is the Difference?

  • Release Date: 2018, September | 2018, August
  • Dimensions: 177.6 x 86.3 x 8.1 mm | 161.9 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm
  • Weight: 210 g | 201 g
  • Screen: 7.12", IPS LCD | 6.4", Super AMOLED
  • Main Camera: Dual, 16 MP | Dual, 12 MP
  • Selfi Camera: Single, 8 MP | Single, 8 MP
  • Memory: 64/128 GB, 4 GB RAM 64 GB, 6 GB RAM | 512 GB, 8 GB RAM 128 GB, 6 GB RAM
  • Battery: 5000 mAh | 4000 mAh
  • Headphone Jack: Yes | Yes
  • Approximate price: 250 EUR | 750 EUR

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Common features
Release date 2018 2018
Dimensions (HxWxD) 177.6 Х 86.3 Х 8.1 mm 161.9 Х 76.4 Х 8.8 mm
Weight 210 g 201 g
Body Build Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame
Colors Black, Blue, Red Metallic Copper, Lavender Purple, Ocean Blue, Midnight Black, Pure White, Alpine White
Battery 5000 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Approximate price 250 EUR 750 EUR

Performance
Operating system - OS Android 8.1 (Oreo); EMUI 8.2 Android 8.1 (Oreo), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie); One UI
Chipset - Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636 (14 nm) - Exynos 9810 Octa (10 nm) - EMEA
-Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm) - USA/LATAM, China
Processor CPU - Octa-core 1.8 GHz Kryo 260 - Octa-core (4x2.7 GHz Mongoose M3 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55) - EMEA
-Octa-core (4x2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4x1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) - USA/LATAM, China
Graphics processor GPU Adreno 509 Mali-G72 MP18 - EMEA
Adreno 630 - USA/LATAM, China
External memory microSD, up to 256 GB microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM model only
Internal memory 64/128 GB, 4 GB RAM 64 GB, 6 GB RAM 512 GB, 8 GB RAM 128 GB, 6 GB RAM
Antutu score 115625 249456
GeekBench Single Core 2358
GeekBench Multi-Core 8531
GeekBench RenderScript 9353
GeekBench Battery 5154

Screen
Technology IPS LCD Super AMOLED
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 7.12" inc 6.4" inc
Screen area 127.8 cm2 103.2 cm2
Screen format 18.7:9 (height:width) 18.5:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 83.4% 83.4%
Screen resolution 1080 x 2244 px 1440 x 2960 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 350 PPI 516 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Other specs - HDR10
-Always-on display
Camera and Video
Rear camera, main 16 MP, Dual 12 MP, Dual
Camera specs -16 MP, f/2.0, PDAF
-2 MP, f/2.4, depth sensor
-12 MP, f/1.5-2.4, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55'', 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS
-12 MP, f/2.4, 52mm (telephoto), 1/3.4'', 1.0µm, AF, OIS, 2x optical zoom
Functions LED flash, panorama, HDR LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama
Video 1080p@30fps 2160p@60fps, 1080p@240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
DxOMark Main Score 103
DxOMark Photo 107
DxOMark Video 94
Front camera, selfie 8 MP, Single 8 MP, Single
Specifications 8 MP, f/2.0 8 MP, f/1.7, 25mm (wide), 1/3.6'', 1.22µm, AF
Functions HDR Dual video call, Auto-HDR
Video 720p@30fps 1440p@30fps
DxOMark Selfie Score 92
DxOMark Photo 96
DxOMark Video 86
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
Bands -2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 
CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
-4G - LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
-2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only) 
CDMA 800 / 1900 - USA
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100  
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - USA
-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), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 32(1500), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100), 71(600) - Global 
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 14(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 46, 66(1700/2100), 71(600) - USA
Speed HSPA, LTE-A HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (5CA) Cat18 1200/200 Mbps
GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFC Yes
USB microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
Music and Audio
Radio FM radio No
Headphone jack Yes Yes
Others - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
-Dolby Atmos sound
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
-Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Other features
Sensors - Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass - Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
Other extras
- Fast battery charging 9V/2A 18W

- Samsung DeX (desktop experience support)
-Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 2.0)
-Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent)
-ANT+
-Bixby natural language commands and dictation
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
-IP68 dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
-Stylus (Bluetooth integration)
Versions
- Also known as Huawei Enjoy Max

- SM-N960F/DS (Global); SM-N960U (USA); SM-N9600/DS (LATAM, Brazil, China)

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