Huawei Mate 8 VS Microsoft Lumia 950: Huawei Mate 8 Beats Lumia 950 With Better Features

Huawei Mate 8 VS Microsoft Lumia 950: Huawei Mate 8 Beats Lumia 950 With Better Features
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There were two significant tablets released in last quarter of 2015, the Huawei Mate 8 VS Microsoft Lumia 950. The most striking feature of both the tablets is their operating system, with the Huawei Mate 8 running on the latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow and the Microsoft Lumia 950 XL based on Windows 10. Comparing the two tablets will help you discover more about their related features.


The Huawei Mate 8 appears taller and slimmer than the Lumia 950 XL, with the former measuring 157.1 x 80.6 x 7.9 mm and the latter measuring 151.9 x 78.4 x 8.1 mm. However, the Mate 8 is heavier at 185 grams than the Lumia 950 XL weighing 165 grams. Both the tablets come in a metal frame.

Appearing in a 6-inch screen size, the Huawei Mate 8 offers an IPS-NEO LCD display that supports a lower resolution of 1,920 x 1,080 pixels at 368ppi. The screen is guarded with Corning Gorilla Glass 4. On the other side, the Lumia 950 XL has a slightly smaller screen at 5.7-inch size with support for 2,560 x 1,440 pixels resolution at 518ppi. It has an AMOLED display and is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4.

The primary camera might be not so strong in the Huawei Mate 8, but its secondary camera offers high resolutions. While it has a 16MP main camera, the rear camera is 8MP. On the contrary, the Lumia 950 XL’s primary camera is 20MP and secondary camera is 5MP.

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Nowadays, battery is the biggest concern. If that is so for you, then the Mate 8 wins over the Lumia XL with a 4,000mAH battery to a less powerful 3,340 mAH battery, reported Neurogadget.

Hence, in terms of size, display, camera and battery; the Huawei Mate 8 steals the show. GSM Arena also reports that the tablet has an unmatched high-end quality with precise looks and seamless features. Hence, tablet users should try the Mate 8 if you are looking for a truly competitive device in the current market scenario where all tech products claim exceptional features.

Also Read: Lumia 950 Cellular Data Bug: Windows 10 Mobile Is Eating Up Data Even When Wi-Fi Is On

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