Huawei Mate X2 vs Vivo iQOO 7 – Review, specifications and prices

The new Huawei Mate X2 handset has a 4 camera setup with a main lens of 50 MP, Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 9000 processor chipset and a battery of 4500 mAh. On other side, the Vivo iQOO 7 also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Huawei Mate X2 Vivo iQOO 7
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.45 in (inches) 6.62 in (inches)
Processor Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 9000 Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
Operating System EMUI 11 with HMS EMUI 11 with HMS
Resolution 1160 x 2700 pixels 1080 x 2400 pixels
RAM 8 GB (gigabytes) 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 50/16/12/8 MP 48/13/13 MP
Front Camera 16 MP 16 MP
Battery 4500 mAh 4000 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Huawei Mate X2 runs on Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 9000 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 3.13 GHz ARM Cortex-A77, 3 cores of 2.54 GHz ARM Cortex-A77 and 4 cores of 2.05 GHz ARM Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 3130 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture and Dual-core NPU. Running on EMUI 11 with HMS operating system.

The Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 9000 is a less powerful chipset processor than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888.

Meanwhile, the Vivo iQOO 7 has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.84 GHz Cortex-A78, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Cortex-A78 and 3 cores of 1.8GHz Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2840 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. And it’s running on EMUI 11 with HMS OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Huawei Mate X2 is carrying a ARM Mali-G78,24 cores gpu in the interior and the Vivo iQOO 7 has the Qualcomm Adreno 660,840 MHz (megahertz) graphics processor.

Battery

The Huawei Mate X2 battery capacity is 4500 mAh which is a 12.5% (percent) more powerful than the 4000 mAh offered by the Vivo iQOO 7. Some features include Fast charging, Non-removable and 55W fast charger in the box.
The Vivo iQOO 7 battery include Fast charging, Non-removable, 2x 2000 mAh batteries, 120W Super FlashCharge and Super FlashCharge.

Screen

The mobile phone is using a OLED display with 1160 x 2700 pixels and a screen size of 6.45 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Vivo iQOO 7 is featuring a AMOLED display with 1080 x 2400 pixels and a screen size of 6.62 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Huawei Mate X2 is a 2.6% smaller than Vivo iQOO 7 screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Huawei Mate X2 Vivo iQOO 7
240 Hz touch sampling rate 103% NTSC
90 Hz refresh rate 120 Hz refresh rate
Capacitive 240 Hz touch sampling rate
Multi-touch 3D curved glass screen
Unfolded – 120 Hz touch sampling rate 6000000:1
Unfolded – 8 in; 2200×2480 pixels Capacitive
Unfolded – 90 Hz refresh rate Hawkeye Display Enhancement 2.0
HDR10+
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
SGS Eye Care Display Certification

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Huawei Mate X2 is carrying a ram memory of 8 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.

The Vivo iQOO 7 is coming with a 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.
In the basic edition, both phones have the same ram capacity of 8 gigabytes.

The maximum ram capacity offered by the Huawei Mate X2 is 8 gigabytes ,which is a 50% smaller than the Vivo iQOO 7 with 12 gigabytes

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Huawei Mate X2 comes with or 256 GB (gigabytes) or 512 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Huawei Mate X2 gives a 100% more storage memory capacity than Vivo iQOO 7.

The max storage capacity offered by the Huawei Mate X2 is 512 gigabytes ,which is a 100% more than the Vivo iQOO 7 with 256 gigabytes.

Vivo iQOO 7 gets you or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Huawei Mate X2 rear camera setup is composed by 4 lenses of 50/16/12/8 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length (35 , of 17 mm (#3) , a pixel size of 1.22 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.9 f/2.2 f/2.4 f/4.4 respectively.

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Meanwhile the Vivo iQOO 7 rear camera comes with 3 lenses of 48/13/13 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length 35 mm:26 mm , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.5 f/2.2 respectively.

Huawei Mate X2 Vivo iQOO 7
1080p @ 960 fps 2x optical zoom (#3)
10x optical zoom (#2) Angle of view – 120° (#2)
2.5 cm macro shooting (#3) Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
6-element lens (#3) Aperture size – f/3.4 (#3)
AIS (#2) Autofocus
AIS (#3) Continuous shooting
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#3) Digital image stabilization
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4) Digital zoom
Aperture size – f/4.4 (#2) Exposure compensation
Autofocus Face detection
Continuous shooting Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 16 mm (#2)
Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF) Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 50 mm (#3)
Digital image stabilization Geotagging
Digital zoom HDR
Exposure compensation ISO settings
Face detection Macro mode
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 17 mm (#3) Optical image stabilization
Fourth rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto) Optical zoom
Geotagging Panorama
HDR PDAF (#3)
ISO settings Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Leica camera Pixel size – 0.8 m (#3)
Macro mode Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning)
OIS (#2) RAW
OIS (#3) Scene mode
OIS (#4) Secondary rear camera – 13 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Optical image stabilization Self-timer
Optical zoom Sensor size – 1/2.8″ (#3)
Panorama Third rear camera – 13 MP (portrait)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Touch focus
RYYB sensor White balance settings
Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (periscope telephoto)
Self-timer
Third rear camera – 16 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Huawei Mate X2 comes with a 16 MP in the front.

The Vivo iQOO 7 has a 16 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Huawei Mate X2 Vivo iQOO 7
16 MP 16 MP
Aperture:f/2.2 Aperture:f/2.0
Face unlock Face unlock
HDR HDR
Panorama Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor)
Wide angle lens

Data network and speed connectivity/bandwidth

The mobile networks technologies improve the communication between devices, connectivity speed and files download/upload bandwidth depending of the place.

Huawei Mate X2 Vivo iQOO 7
5G NSA 5G NSA
5G SA 5G SA
Built-in 5G modem Built-in 5G modem
EDGE EDGE
GPRS EV-DO(0.15/2.4 Mbit/s)
HSPA+ GPRS
LTE Cat 21 HSPA+
TD- LTE Cat 20
TD-SCDMA UMTS(384 kbit/s)
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Huawei Mate X2 price is $2500 and the Vivo iQOO 7 price tag is $586 (8 GB + 128 GB) or $648 (12 GB + 256 GB)

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