Huawei Mate 10 Pro Vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Huawei, the second-largest manufacturer has made its way to the latest Huawei Mate 10 Pro. The edge-to-edge display screen, powerful processor, AI-based software and dual cameras make it compete with the South Korean tech giant Samsung.


While taking a decision to choose from the Huawei Mate 10 Pro and Samsung Galaxy Note 8, there are few things that you would want to consider. There is no doubt that Mate 10 Pro is the best option, but Note 8 is nowhere downside. So, here is how we can compare the two titans, Mate 10 Pro and Galaxy Note 8.

Design & Display

Both the phones are the best choice if you are looking to have a massive screen with a compact package of features. The Galaxy Note 8 is a bit larger at 6.3-inches than the Mate 10 Pro at 6-inches. Though both handsets seem to be similar, but when we analyze the in-depth details, Note 8 pushes over the Mate 10 Pro. The Galaxy Note 8 features narrow bezels and keeps inputs quite simple as Mate 10 Pro.


However, one noticeable difference is its Bixby button that introduces the Samsung’s Digital Assistant. The sensor placement is difficult to reach in both the devices. While talking about the durability, both phones are evenly matched. The Galaxy Note 8 is IP68 certified while Mate 10 Pro is IP67 rated. The higher-resolution screen with a superior waterproofing makes Note 8 superior over Mate 10 Pro.

OS & Processor

Unlike the common Qualcomm processor, the Mate 10 Pro runs on its own Kirin 970 processor which is proved to be powerful than Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset. Moreover, the Huawei's flagship uses the latest version of EMUI 8.0 interface and runs on Android 8.0 Oreo. There is an NPU to optimize the performance. It even gives access to the desktop-like experience when plugged into the monitor.


The Galaxy Note 8 ships with the Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS and a Bixby assistant. Note 8 even comes in with a Stylus support while Mate 10 Pro lacks. It is tough to compare these devices. However, if you prefer to have stylus style then Note 8 is best. If you prefer AI-powered features then prefer Mate 10 Pro.


Both devices feature dual rear camera setup. Huawei features Leica’s camera snapper and holds two 12MP sensors with an aperture of f/1.7 and f/2.4. Meanwhile, the Galaxy Note 8 sports 12MP main sensor accompanied by a 20MP monochrome sensor. Both the sensors share an aperture of f/1.6. Note 8 supports optical image stabilization.


Mate 10 Pro and Note 8 rely on the 8MP front shooter. However, the Huawei’s Kirin 970 processor along with the NPU ensures great images, especially in low-light conditions. If you choose between these two rivals, then we prefer Mate 10 Pro. The incredible low aperture offers great low-light performance.


The Huawei’s flagship has bigger battery than Samsung’s Note 8. Mate 10 Pro has 4000 mAh battery while Note 8 sports 3300 mAh battery. Though there is no big difference Note 8 higher resolution drags it behind. Huawei claims that its device can last for two days with a single charge while Note 8 can last only for a day.


While talking about the battery charging time, the Huawei’s SuperCharge system can boost up the battery to 58 Percent in 30 minutes. The SuperCharge technology is quicker than Note 8’s Adaptive fast charging technology. Another interesting feature is Unlike Mate10 Pro, Note 8 supports wireless charging.


The Huawei Mate 10 Pro Price in Dubai, UAE is AED 2799.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 price in Dubai, UAE is AED 2629.


There is no doubt that Mate 10 Pro is an excellent smartphone from Huawei. But at the same time, Galaxy Note 8 is no slouch. While the Mate 10- Pro is offering great camera features, AI-based software, and a massive battery. The Galaxy Note 8 is even offering a dual camera with a quality display screen, stylus, and wireless support.

Overall, the classy design, load full features, excellent camera capability, and S Pen versatility of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 makes it a top pick. Samsung flagship is offering everything that customers expect from the high-end smartphone. Considering to meet expectations of the user, the Chinese company is planning to launch the new Huawei Mate 20 in Dubai with the powerful processor.

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