Huawei nova 8 Pro vs Vivo X60 Pro – Review, specifications and prices

The new Huawei nova 8 Pro handset has a 4 camera setup with a main lens of 64 MP, Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 985 processor chipset and a battery of 4000 mAh. On other side, the Vivo X60 Pro also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Huawei nova 8 Pro Vivo X60 Pro
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.72 in (inches) 6.56 in (inches)
Processor Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 985 Samsung Exynos 1080
Operating System EMUI 11 EMUI 11
Resolution 1236 x 2676 pixels 1080 x 2376 pixels
RAM 8 GB (gigabytes) 12 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes) 256 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 64/8/2/2 MP 48/13/13/8 MP
Front Camera 32 MP 32 MP
Battery 4000 mAh 4200 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Huawei nova 8 Pro runs on Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 985 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.58 GHz ARM Cortex-A76, 3 cores of 2.4 GHz ARM Cortex-A76 and 4 cores of 1.84 GHz ARM Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2580 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture,Large-core NPU and micro-core NPU,Large Area VC Liquid Cooling,3D Graphene Cooling Film and Link Turbo. Running on EMUI 11 operating system.

The Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 985 is a less powerful chipset processor than the Samsung Exynos 1080.

Meanwhile, the Vivo X60 Pro has a Samsung Exynos 1080, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.8 GHz Cortex-A78, 3 cores of 2.6 GHz Cortex-A78 and 4 cores of 2.0 GHz Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2800 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. And it’s running on EMUI 11 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Huawei nova 8 Pro is carrying a ARM Mali-G77 MP8,8 cores gpu in the interior and the Vivo X60 Pro has the ARM Mali-G78,10 cores graphics processor.

Battery

The Huawei nova 8 Pro battery capacity is 4000 mAh which is a 5% (percent) less powerful than the 4200 mAh offered by the Vivo X60 Pro. Some features include Fast charging and Non-removable.
The Vivo X60 Pro battery include Fast charging, Non-removable, 33W and Vivo FlashCharge.

Screen

The mobile phone is using a OLED display with 1236 x 2676 pixels and a screen size of 6.72 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Vivo X60 Pro is featuring a AMOLED display with 1080 x 2376 pixels and a screen size of 6.56 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Huawei nova 8 Pro is a 2.4% bigger than Vivo X60 Pro screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Huawei nova 8 Pro Vivo X60 Pro
120 Hz refresh rate 120 Hz refresh rate
300 Hz touch sampling rate 240 Hz touch sampling rate
3D curved glass screen 3D curved glass screen
80-degree curve 6000000:1
Capacitive Capacitive
Chip-on-Pi (COP) display packaging HDR10
DCI-P3 HDR10+
Multi-touch Multi-touch
Scratch resistant

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Huawei nova 8 Pro is carrying a ram memory of 8 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 1866 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.

The Vivo X60 Pro is coming with a 12 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.
In the basic edition, the Huawei nova 8 Pro gives a 50% more ram memory capacity than Vivo X60 Pro.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Huawei nova 8 Pro comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Huawei nova 8 Pro gives a 100% more storage memory capacity than Vivo X60 Pro.

At the more expensive edition, both smartphones present the same built-in storage capacity:256 gigabytes.

Vivo X60 Pro gets you or 256 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Huawei nova 8 Pro rear camera setup is composed by 4 lenses of 64/8/2/2 MP , the flash type is LED , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.9 f/2.4 f/2.4 f/2.4 respectively.

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Meanwhile the Vivo X60 Pro rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 48/13/13/8 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length:26.4 mm , carrying sensor like Sony IMX598 , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.5 f/2.5 f/2.2 f/3.4 respectively.

Huawei nova 8 Pro Vivo X60 Pro
10x digital zoom 4-axis OIS
Angle of view – 120° (#2) 60x super zoom (#4)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2) Angle of view – 120° (#3)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3) Aperture size – f/2.2 (#3)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4) Aperture size – f/2.46 (#2)
Autofocus Aperture size – f/3.4 (#4)
Continuous shooting Autofocus
Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF) Closed loop motor
Digital image stabilization Continuous shooting
Digital zoom Digital image stabilization
Dual View Recording 2.0 Digital zoom
Exposure compensation Exposure compensation
Face detection Face detection
Fourth rear camera – 2 MP (macro) Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 50 mm (#2)
Geotagging Fourth rear camera – 8 MP (periscope telephoto)
HDR Geotagging
ISO settings HDR
Macro mode ISO settings
Panorama Optical image stabilization
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Optical zoom
Scene mode Panorama
Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide-angle) Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Self-timer Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Third rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing) Scene mode
Touch focus Secondary rear camera – 13 MP (telephoto)
White balance settings Self-timer
Third rear camera – 13 MP (ultra-wide-angle)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Huawei nova 8 Pro comes with a 32 MP in the front.

The Vivo X60 Pro has a 32 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Huawei nova 8 Pro Vivo X60 Pro
32 MP 32 MP
AIS video stabilization Aperture:f/2.5
Aperture size – f/2.0 (#2) Face unlock
Aperture:f/2.0.4 Mechanical pop-up camera
Face unlock Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning)
HDR Pixel size:0.8 µm /0.000800 mm
Secondary front camera – 16 MP (portrait) Sensor model:Samsung S5KGD1
Sensor type:CMOS BSI (backside illumination) Sensor type – ISOCELL Slim
Sensor type:ISOCELL

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 nova 8 Pro Vivo X60 Pro
5G NSA 5G NSA
5G SA 5G SA
Built-in 5G modem Built-in 5G Modem
EDGE EDGE
EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s) GPRS
GPRS HSPA+
HSPA+ LTE
LTE TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Huawei nova 8 Pro price is $650-700 and the Vivo X60 Pro price tag is $600 (12 GB + 256 GB)

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