Huawei Mate 9 vs OnePlus 5 device comparison

Huawei Mate 9 vs OnePlus 5 device comparison

The Huawei Mate 9 is Huawei’s flagship for the year 2017 and interestingly, it comes in a lower/toned down version, the Huawei Mate 9 Lite and a more advanced and upgraded version, the Huawei Mate Pro.

The recently launched and lauded OnePlus 5 smartphone from the stables of OnePlus is also the smartphone company flagship for the year 2017. The OnePlus 5 has been on the receiving end of numerous comments and feedback, same as the Huawei Mate 9.

So, we took it upon ourselves to do a comparison of the two devices. The major differences, similarities, are all in the table below. Check it out.

Huawei Mate 9 vs OnePlus 5


Huawei Mate 9

OnePlus 5

Screen size

5.9-inch LCD screen

5.5-inch Full HD AMOLED screen

Screen resolution / pixel density

1920 x 1080 pixels / 373ppi

1080 x 1920 pixels / 401ppi

Screen to Body ratio 78% 73%
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4 Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Dimensions 156.9 x 78.9 x 7.9 mm 152.7 x 74.7 x 7.25 mm
Connectivity 2G, 3G & 4G 2G, 3G & 4G
Weight 190 grams 158 grams (with battery)
Body material Metal and Aluminium Mix Aluminium
CPU Octa-Core 4×2.4 GHz ARM Cortex-A73 + 4×1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A53 Octa-Core (Quad Core 2.35GHz Kryo & Quad Core 1.9GHz Kryo)
Chipset Huawei HISILICON KIRIN 960 Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
GPU ARM Mali-G71 MP8, 900 MHz Qualcomm Adreno 540
Operating system Android Nougat v7.0 Android Nougat v7.1.1
Internal storage (ROM) 64GB 64GB and 128GB variant
RAM 4GB 6GB and 8GB variant
SIM Dual Hybrid SIM Dual Nano SIM Card
SD card slot Yes, up to 128GB No microSD card support
Primary/Back camera Dual 20 megapixels camera with Dual LED flash Dual 20MP and 16MP camera with Dual LED flash
Secondary/Front camera 8 megapixels without flash 16 megapixels SONY camera without flash
Sensors Fingerprint

Proximity Sensor





Ambient Light

Hall Sensor

Heart Rate

Gravity Sensor


Proximity Sensor

Ambient Light Sensor


Fingerprint Sensor

Hall Sensor

Sensor Hub

Colour variants Gray, White, Brown, Champagne and Black Midnight Black and Slate Gray
Battery Non-removable 4,000 mAh Lithium Polymer battery Non-removable 3,300mAh Lithium Ion battery
USB Type USB Type-C USB Type-C
Quick charge No Yes
Waterproof No No
Release date 15 December, 2016. 20 June, 2017.
Price $483



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