Compare Apple iPhone 3GS vs Huawei Mate 10: Price, Specs, Review

Difference between the Apple iPhone 3GS smartphone and the Huawei Mate 10 mobile, with the technical details, but also the respective performances. The first phone is operating with the Cortex-A8 processor, which has 1 cores, 1 threads, an energy-efficient frequency of 0,6 GHz, a high-performance frequency of 0,6 GHz. The second is working with the Hisilicon Kirin 970 processor, with 8 cores, 8 threads, its initial frequency is 1,8 GHz, its maximum frequency is 2,4 GHz.


Smartphone Apple iPhone 3GS Huawei Mate 10
Model version(s) A1325 Huawei ALP-L29
Release date Q2 2009 Q4 2017
Dimensions 4.55 x 2.44 x 0.48 in 5.93 x 3.06 x 0.32 in
Weight 4.76 oz 6.56 oz
Body Aluminum body Front & back glass,
aluminum frame
Screen size, colours 3.5 inches, 16M colors 5.9 inches, 16M colors
Screen type TFT IPS LCD
Resolution 320 x 480 pixels 1440 x 2560 pixels
Screen ratio 3:2 16:9
Density 165 ppi 499 ppi
Operating system iOS 3 Android 8.0
Processor Cortex-A8 Hisilicon Kirin 970
Lithography 65 nm 10 nm FinFET+
Cores 1 8
Threads 1 8
High-performance cores 1x Cortex-A8 @600 MHz 4x Cortex-A73 @2.36 GHz
Energy-efficient cores 4x Cortex-A53 @1.84 GHz
GPU PowerVR SGX535 Mali-G72 MP12
Memory 0.256 GB RAM 4 GB RAM
Storage 8 / 32 GB 64 GB
Memory card Up to 256 GB
Camera 3.15 MP, AF, f/2.8 12 MP, f/1.6, 27mm
20 MP B/W, f/1.6, 27mm
Video 480p30 2160p30,
Front camera No 8 MP, f/2.0, 26mm
Front video No 1080p30
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth 2.1, A2DP 4.2, A2DP, LE
USB 2.0 3.1, Type-C 1.0
Battery capacity 1,220 mAh 4,000 mAh
Battery type Non-removable Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Po
Versatile use autonomy ~ 8 hours ~ 6 hours
Head SAR value (US) 0.26 W/kg 1.05 W/kg
Body SAR value (US) 0.79 W/kg 0.62 W/kg
AnTuTu 211,400
Geekbench 4 single core 150 1,882
Geekbench 4 multi-core 150 6,625
Rating 3.4 / 5 4.5 / 5
Number of reviews 365 337
Price $45 $589
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We can thus compare easily the technical specifications between these two smartphones. The Huawei Mate 10 smartphone has a bigger number of cores, the maximum frequency of the Huawei Mate 10 is higher. The Huawei Mate 10 was released after.

Note: prices may change with time. They are not updated in real time. Shipping costs have not been integrated in the overall cost of the mobile devices.

Performance comparison between the Apple iPhone 3GS phone and the Huawei Mate 10. For this purpose, we are looking at the respective scores on AnTuTu and Geekbench 4.

Geekbench 4:

Processor Geekbench 4 – Multi-core & single core score – Android 64-bit & iOS 64-bit
Huawei Mate 10  1,882
Apple iPhone 3GS  150

This graph shows us the difference in power between these two phones. For each value, it is an average based on 250 data generated in the benchmark platform.

On the single-core side, there is a difference of 1155%. In multi-core, the gap reaches 4317%.


Unfortunately, we can not yet display the comparison chart for the results on AnTuTu, because we lack data for at least one of these processors. Please, come back in a few days.