Each telephones are new, large, highly effective, jam-packed stuffed with options and have another main similarities, corresponding to curved screens. However additionally they have numerous variations, together with their chipsets and cameras.
So that can assist you familiarize yourself with the similarities and variations between these two handsets we’ve in contrast them throughout a spread of key areas.
Replace: We have now bought the Huawei Mate 20 Professional worth from the launch: €1049 (round $1215 / £920) for the 6GB and 128GB variant. Evaluate that to the Notice 9, which prices $1,000 (£899 / AU$1,499 for a similar spec.
Huawei Mate 20 Professional vs Samsung Galaxy Notice 9 design
The Huawei Mate 20 Professional has a curved display screen with a notch lower out on the high and a slim bezel under. The skinny body of this telephone is metallic, whereas the again is all glass.
The Samsung Galaxy Notice 9 additionally has a curved display screen, a metallic body and a glass again, nevertheless it doesn’t have a notch, as a substitute counting on skinny bezels each above and under its display screen. The corners are additionally barely much less curved on the Galaxy Notice 9, giving it a extra rectangular form than the Huawei Mate 20 Professional.
The again seems fairly totally different too, regardless of each telephones being clad in glass. The Samsung Galaxy Notice 9 has a horizontally organized set of digicam lenses and flash, whereas the Mate 20 Professional arranges them in a sq.. The Galaxy Notice 9 additionally has a fingerprint scanner under the digicam, whereas the Mate 20 Professional’s scanner is constructed into the display screen.
The 2 telephones have totally different dimensions and weights as nicely. The Huawei Mate 20 Professional is 157.eight x 72.three x eight.6mm and 189g, whereas the Samsung Galaxy Notice 9 is 161.9 x 76.Four x eight.8mm and 201g. So the Notice 9 is barely larger in each dimension, in addition to being a bit heavier.
And naturally it is available in totally different colours. Particularly, you may get the Notice 9 in Metallic Copper, Lavender Purple, Ocean Blue and Midnight Black, whereas the Huawei Mate 20 Professional is available in Emerald Inexperienced, Midnight Blue, Twilight, Pink Gold and Black shades.
The Twilight shade is price highlighting as this shifts between totally different shades, very similar to the Twilight model of the Huawei P20 Pro does.
Huawei Mate 20 Professional vs Samsung Galaxy Notice 9 show
The Huawei Mate 20 Professional has a 6.39-inch curved OLED display screen with a decision of 1440 x 3120, a facet ratio of 19.5:9 and help for HDR.
The Samsung Galaxy Notice 9 then again has a 6.Four-inch curved Tremendous AMOLED display screen with a decision of 1440 x 2960, a facet ratio of 18.5:9 and help for HDR.
So the display screen tech is comparable, however the Mate 20 Professional has a barely smaller and barely larger decision show. It additionally has a touch totally different facet ratio, however on paper no less than these two telephones sound to have fairly comparable screens. That’s no unhealthy factor, as in our Notice 9 overview we praised its display screen, calling it “vivid and punchy”.
How the Huawei Mate 20 Professional’s display screen will evaluate in observe stays to be seen – keep tuned for our full overview to get a greater concept.
Huawei Mate 20 Professional vs Samsung Galaxy Notice 9 OS and energy
The Huawei Mate 20 Professional has an octa-core Kirin 980 chipset, clocked at as much as 2.6Ghz. It additionally has a Mali-G76 GPU and twin neural processing models (NPUs).
The Samsung Galaxy Notice 9 then again has both an octa-core Snapdragon 845 chipset clocked at as much as 2.8GHz and paired with an Adreno 630 GPU (if you happen to’re within the US), or an octa-core Exynos 9810 chipset clocked at as much as 2.7GHz and matched with a Mali-G72 GPU (in most different areas).
These are all top-end chipsets, however as a more moderen chipset made on a 7nm course of the Huawei Mate 20 Professional’s is prone to be extra highly effective and environment friendly than the 10nm chipsets used within the Galaxy Notice 9.
RAM additionally doubtlessly differs however on this case it’s within the Notice 9’s favor, as whereas the Mate 20 Professional has 6GB of RAM, the Samsung Galaxy Notice 9 comes with both 6GB or 8GB.
We’ll let you already know precisely how the Mate 20 Professional performs as soon as we’ve put it via a full overview, however the Notice 9 isn’t any slouch.
As for the working system, the Huawei Mate 20 Professional runs Android 9 Pie overlaid with the corporate’s EMUI interface, whereas the Samsung Galaxy Notice 9 makes use of Android eight.1 with Samsung’s interface on high. You’ll be able to anticipate the Notice 9 to get upgraded to Android 9 sooner or later, although.
It’s price noting right here additionally that the Galaxy Notice 9 comes with an S Pen stylus, which is one factor that units it other than the Huawei Mate 20 Professional.
The Samsung Galaxy Notice 9 additionally doubtlessly has extra storage, with as much as 512GB built-in in comparison with 128GB within the Mate 20 Professional. Although, each telephones have enlargement potential (through microSD within the case of the Notice 9 and nano reminiscence card for the Mate 20 Professional).
Huawei Mate 20 Professional vs Samsung Galaxy Notice 9 digicam and battery
You get a triple-lens digicam on the Huawei Mate 20 Professional. It has a mixture of a 20MP f/2.2 ultra-wide-angle lens, a 40MP f/1.eight wide-angle lens and an 8MP f/2.Four telephoto lens, the final of which has optical picture stabilization (OIS) and help for 3x optical zoom.
The Samsung Galaxy Notice 9 in the meantime has a dual-lens digicam, with each a 12MP f/2.Four telephoto lens (with OIS and 2x optical zoom), and a 12MP lens that may differ its aperture between f/1.5 and f/2.Four. That lens additionally has OIS.
Trying purely on the specs it’s arduous to say which of those configurations could be higher. We all know from our overview that the Notice 9 has a really robust digicam, however so too do latest Huawei flagships.
On the entrance, the Huawei Mate 20 Professional has a 24MP f/2.zero digicam, whereas the Samsung Galaxy Notice 9 has an 8MP f/1.7 one, so the Notice 9’s has a decrease megapixel depend however a bigger aperture.
As for the battery, the Huawei Mate 20 Professional has a Four,200mAh one, whereas the Samsung Galaxy Notice 9 has a Four,000mAh one, so not an enormous distinction there however one which might work within the Mate 20 Professional’s favor.
The Galaxy Notice 9 comfortably lasts greater than a day in our exams, however we’ll let you know the way lengthy the Mate 20 Professional lasts in our overview.
The Huawei Mate 20 Professional and the Samsung Galaxy Notice 9 have rather a lot in widespread, from equally massive, curved OLED screens to top-end energy, glass backs and equally sized batteries.
Nevertheless, the Mate 20 Professional has a more moderen chipset, a barely sharper display screen, an additional digicam lens and a touch bigger battery, in addition to a more moderen model of Android – no less than for now. The Notice 9 then again might stand out via its S Pen stylus and its doubtlessly larger storage capability.
After all, you’ll have to attend for our full Huawei Mate 20 Professional overview to see the way it stands up in observe, however primarily based on the specs it ought to be a powerful competitor to the Galaxy Notice 9 – a telephone that we already know is nice.