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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge SD820 vs Huawei Nova 3i

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge SD820 on Amazon USA
Huawei Nova 3i on Amazon USA

Comparison of the technical features between smartphones, with the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge SD820 on one side and the Huawei Nova 3i on the other. The first has a processor with 4 cores, 4 threads, a maximale frequency of 2.2GHz. The second chips has a total of 8 cores, 8 threads, its turbo frequency is set to 2.2GHz. 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 Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge SD820 Huawei Nova 3i
Model version(s) SM-G935A, SM-G935L, SM-G935P,
SM-G935R, SM-G935T, SM-G935U,
Release date Q1 2016 Q3 2018
Dimensions 5,94 x 2,86 x 0,30 in 6,20 x 2,96 x 0,30 in
Weight 5.54 oz 5.96 oz
Body Front and back glass,
aluminum frame
Front and back glass,
aluminum frame
Screen size, colours 5.5 inches, 16M colours 6.3 inches, 16M colours
Screen type Super AMOLED IPS LCD
Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels 1080 x 2340 pixels
Screen ratio 16:9 19.5:9
Density 534 ppi 409 ppi
Operating system Android 6.0 Android 8.1
Processor Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 HiSilicon Kirin 710
Lithography 14 nm 12 nm FinFET
Cores 4 8
Threads 4 8
Energy cores 2x Qualcomm Kryo @ 1.6 GHz 4x ARM Cortex-A53 @ 1.7 GHz
High performance cores 2x Qualcomm Kryo @ 2.15 GHz 4x ARM Cortex-A73 @ 2.2 GHz
GPU integrated graphics Qualcomm Adreno 530 ARM Mali-G51 MP4
GPU execution units 2 4
GPU shading units 256 64
GPU clock rate 624 MHz 1000 MHz
GPU FP32 floating point 498.5 GFLOPS 83.2 GFLOPS
Memory 4 GB RAM 4 GB RAM
Storage 32 / 128 GB 128 GB
Memory card Up to 512 GB Up to 256 GB
Photo 12 MP, f/1,7, 26mm 16 MP, f/2,2,
2 MP
Video 2160p30,
Front photo 5 MP, f/1,7, 22mm 24 MP, f/2,0
2 MP
Front video 1440p30 1080p30
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE 4.2, A2DP, LE
USB Micro USB 2.0 Micro USB 2.0
Battery capacity 3,600 mAh 3,340 mAh
Battery type Non removable Li-Ion Non removable Li-Ion
Battery life (versatile use) ~ 15 hours and 30 minutes ~ 9 hours
TDP 11 W 8 W
Head SAR (US) - -
Body SAR (US) - -
DxOMark 89 -
AnTuTu 136,270 139,740
Android PassMark Rating 2,740 5,020
(Android 64-bit)
Geekbench 4 single core
1,365 1,595
(Android 64-bit)
Geekbench 4 multi-core
3,376 5,516
(Multi-core / price performance)
Performance / price ratio
15 pts / $ 20 pts / $
Note 3.8 / 5 4.6 / 5
Reviews 3,339 50
Amazon Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge SD820 Huawei Nova 3i
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We can easily compare the technical characteristics between these two smartphones. The phone Huawei Nova 3i has a larger number of cores, the maximum frequency of Huawei Nova 3i is larger. The Huawei Nova 3i was started more recently.

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 3i 139,740
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge SD820 136,270

The difference is 3%.

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.

Android PassMark Rating
Huawei Nova 3i 5,020
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge SD820 2,740

The difference in performance is 83%.

PassMark is a benchmarking software that performs several performance tests including prime numbers, integers, floating point, compression, physics, extended instructions, encoding, sorting. The higher the score is, the higher is the device capacity.

On Android 64-bit:

Geekbench 4 - Multi-core & single core score - Android 64-bit
Huawei Nova 3i 1,595
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge SD820 1,365

In single core, the difference is 17%. In multi-core, the difference in terms of gap is 63%.

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
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