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Huawei Nova 5 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy Note8 SD835

Huawei Nova 5 Pro on Amazon USA
Samsung Galaxy Note8 SD835 on Amazon USA

Comparison of the technical features between smartphones, with the Huawei Nova 5 Pro on one side and the Samsung Galaxy Note8 SD835 on the other. The first has a processor with 8 cores, 8 threads, a maximale frequency of 2.6GHz. The second chips has a total of 8 cores, 8 threads, its turbo frequency is set to 2.5GHz. The following table also compares the lithography, the amount of RAM memory, the date of first broadcast, the values obtained in Geekbench 4, as well as an average price.


Smartphone Huawei Nova 5 Pro Samsung Galaxy Note8 SD835
Model version(s) SEA-AL10, SEA-TL10 SC-01K, SM-N9500, SM-N950U,
SM-N950U1, SM-N950W
Release date Q3 2019 Q3 2017
Dimensions 6,20 x 2,94 x 0,29 in 6,40 x 2,94 x 0,34 in
Weight 6.03 oz 6.88 oz
Body Front and back glass,
aluminum frame
Front and back glass,
aluminum frame
Screen size, colours 6.4 inches, 16M colours 6.3 inches, 16M colours
Screen type OLED Super AMOLED
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels 1440 x 2960 pixels
Screen ratio 19.5:9 18.5:9
Density 403 ppi 521 ppi
Operating system Android 9.0 Android 7.1.1
Processor HiSilicon Kirin 980 Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
Lithography 7 nm FinFET 10 nm FinFET LPE
Cores 8 8
Threads 8 8
Energy cores 4x ARM Cortex-A55 @ 1.8 GHz 4x ARM Cortex-A53 @ 1.9 GHz
High performance cores 4x ARM Cortex-A76 @ 2.6 GHz 4x ARM Cortex-A73 @ 2.45 GHz
GPU integrated graphics ARM Mali-G76 MP10 Qualcomm Adreno 540
GPU execution units 10 2
GPU shading units 160 256
GPU base clock rate 720 MHz 670 MHz
GPU max clock rate 720 MHz 710 MHz
GPU FP32 floating point 489.6 GFLOPS 737 GFLOPS
Memory 8 GB RAM 6 GB RAM
Storage 128 / 256 GB 64 / 256 GB
Memory card Up to 256 GB Up to 512 GB
Photo 48 MP, f/1,8, 26mm,
16 MP, f/2,2,
2 MP, f/2,4, 27mm,
2 MP, f/2,4
12 MP, f/1,7, 26mm
12 MP, f/2,4, 52mm
Video 2160p30,
Front photo 32 MP, f/2,0 8 MP, f/1,7, 25mm
Front video 1080p30 1440p30
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE 5.0, A2DP, LE
USB Micro USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 Micro USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0
Battery capacity 3,500 mAh 3,300 mAh
Battery type Non removable Li-Po Non removable Li-Ion
Battery life (versatile use) - ~ 10 hours and 30 minutes
TDP 7 W 10 W
DxOMark - 94
AnTuTu 317,200 172,920
(Android 64-bit)
Geekbench 4 single core
3,283 1,781
(Android 64-bit)
Geekbench 4 multi-core
9,730 6,246
(Multi-core / price performance)
Performance / price ratio
25 pts / $ 16 pts / $
Note - 4.3 / 5
Reviews - 1,351
Amazon Huawei Nova 5 Pro Samsung Galaxy Note8 SD835
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We can easily compare the technical characteristics between these two smartphones. Both phones have an equivalent number of cores, the maximum frequency of Huawei Nova 5 Pro is greater. The Huawei Nova 5 Pro has a newer release date.

Price: prices can change over time. For technical reasons, they are not updated in real time. This is only an average of the results on the first page of each product, whether new or used. Shipping costs have not been integrated. To know the final price of the product, please go to the form of the shop. If no price is indicated, it means that we did not find any offers during the last update.

Autonomy: the autonomy given is the one for a versatile use with video playback, web browsing, various applications, games, photos, etc ...

Ratios: we first consider the average for the new price if available, the average for the used price otherwise.

Performances :

Performance comparison between the two smartphones, for this we consider the results generated on benchmark softwares such as Geekbench 4.

AnTuTu - Total score
Huawei Nova 5 Pro 317,200
Samsung Galaxy Note8 SD835 172,920

The difference is 83%.

AnTuTu is one of the most popular apps in the world to evaluate and compare the power of a mobile device with the competition. It tests above all the power of calculation, the display of Web pages, the modeling of decorations in 3D, the management of the memory, the transfer of data.

On Android 64-bit:

Geekbench 4 - Multi-core & single core score - Android 64-bit
Huawei Nova 5 Pro 3,283
Samsung Galaxy Note8 SD835 1,781

In single core, the difference is 84%. In multi-core, the differential gap is 56%.

Geekbench 4 is a complete benchmark platform with several types of tests, including data compression, images, AES encryption, SQL encoding, HTML, PDF file rendering, matrix computation, Fast Fourier Transform, 3D object simulation, photo editing, memory testing. This allows us to better visualize the respective power of these devices. For each result, we took an average of 250 values on the famous benchmark software. © 2020 - Privacy policy
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