Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 vs Huawei Mate X – Features, specs and prices

The new Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 device has a 3 camera setup with a main lens of 12 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus processor chipset and a battery of 4500 mAh. On other side, the Huawei Mate X also has awesome features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 vs Huawei Mate X
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 vs Huawei Mate X

Processor and Operating System

The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 3.09 GHz Kryo 485, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Kryo 485 and 4 cores of 1.80 GHz Kryo 485. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 3090 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. Running on One UI 2.5 operating system.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus is a better chipset processor than the Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 980.

Meanwhile, the Huawei Mate X has a Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 980, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 2 cores of 2.6 GHz ARM Corte cores of -A76, 2 cores of 1.92 GHz ARM Corte cores of -A76 and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz ARM Corte cores of -A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2600 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture and GPU Turbo 2.0. And it’s running on One UI 2.5 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 650 gpu in the interior and the Huawei Mate X has the ARM Mali-G76 MP10,720 MHz (megahertz),10 cores graphics processor.

Battery

The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 battery capacity is 4500 mAh, which is the same as Huawei Mate X. Some features include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, Qi/PMA wireless charging – 15 W, Wireless reverse charging – 4.5 W, Dual-cell battery and Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0.
The Huawei Mate X battery include Fast charging, Non-removable, Charging 55W and Huawei SuperCharge (85% in 30 min).

Screen

The smartphone is using a AMOLED display with 2208 x 1768 pixels and a screen size of 7.6 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Huawei Mate X is featuring a OLED display with 2200 x 2480 pixels and a screen size of 8 (Unfolded)/ 6.6(Folded)/ 6.38(Back Panel) in (inches).

As we can see here, the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 is a 5.2% smaller than Huawei Mate X screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 Huawei Mate X
120 Hz Back panel – 6.38 in/892×2480 pixels
Always-On Display Capacitive
Capacitive Folded – 6.6 in/1148×2480 pixels
Cover Super AMOLED display – 6.2″; Multi-touch
Dynamic AMOLED 2X Display
HDR10+
Infinity Flex Display
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Ultra Thin Glass
Y-OCTA technology

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 is carrying a ram memory of 12 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.

The Huawei Mate X is coming with a 8 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.
In the basic edition, the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 gives a 50% more ram memory capacity than Huawei Mate X.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 comes with or 256 GB (gigabytes) or 512 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 gives a 100% more storage memory capacity than Huawei Mate X.

At the more expensive edition, both smartphones present the same built-in storage capacity:512 gigabytes.

Huawei Mate X gets you or 512 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 rear camera setup is composed by 3 lenses of 12/12/12 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length (35 , of 22 mm (#2) , carrying a sensor like Samsung , a pixel size of 1.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.4 f/2.2 respectively.

Samsung galaxy fold 2 cameras

Meanwhile the Huawei Mate X rear camera comes with 3 lenses of 40/16/8 MP , the flash type is Dual LED Camera sensor size:1/1.73″ , a focal length: 27 mm , a pixel size of 1.0 μm and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.2 f/2.4 respectively.

Huawei Mate X cameras
Huawei Mate X cameras
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 Huawei Mate X
1080p @ 240 fps 40 MP sensor
10x digital zoom (#3) Autofocus
2160p @ 60 fps Continuous shooting
2x optical zoom (#3) Digital image stabilization
720p @ 960 fps Digital zoom
Angle of view – 123° (#2) Exposure compensation
Angle of view – 76° (#3) Face detection
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) Geotagging
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3) HDR
Autofocus ISO settings
Continuous shooting Leica camera
Digital image stabilization Panorama
Digital zoom Phase detection
Dual OIS (#3) Scene mode
Exposure compensation Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (telephoto)
Face detection Self-timer
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 22 mm (#2) Third rear camera – 16 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Geotagging Touch focus
HDR White balance settings
HDR10+ video recording (#3)
ISO settings
OIS
Optical image stabilization
Panorama
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Pixel size – 1.12 μm (#2)
Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Self-timer
Super Speed Dual Pixel AF
Third rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto)
Touch focus
Tracking AF (#3)
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 comes with a 10 MP in the front.

The Huawei Mate X has a 40 MP (Use rear) as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 Huawei Mate X
10 MP 40 MP (Use rear)
10 MP (cover display) Autofocus Phase detection
Angle of view – 80° (cover display) Fourth TOF camera
Angle of view – 85° (#2) HDR
Aperture size – f/2.2 (cover display) Panorama
Aperture szie – f/2.2 (#2) Portrait
Aperture:f/2.0.2 Secondary rear camera – 16 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Auto HDR Selfie mode
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 25 mm (cover display) Third rear camera – 16 MP (telephoto)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Pixel size – 1.12 μm (#2)
Pixel size – 1.22 μm (cover display)
Sensor version – Samsung S5K4H7 (#2)
Sensor version – Sony IMX347 Exmor RS (cover display)
Sensor model:Sony IMX347 Exmor RS
Sensor size – 1/4″ (#2)
Sensor type – CMOS (cover display)
Sensor type – ISOCELL (#2)
Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor)

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.

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 Huawei Mate X
5G NSA 5G Network – Sub 6 GHz n41/77/78/79
5G SA EDGE
Built-in 5G modem GPRS
EDGE HSPA+
GPRS LTE Cat 21
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) TD-
LTE Cat 20 TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s) UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 price is $2000 and the Huawei Mate X price tag is $2600