Huawei Mate 20 lite vs Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018)

Display

Display size

6.3 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2340 pixels
1080 x 2220 pixels

Aspect Ratio

19.5:9
18.5:9

Pixel density

409 ppi
411 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

81.89 %
74.55 %

Colors

16 777 216
16 777 216

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera

20 megapixels
24 megapixels

Hardware Features

Phase detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 27 mm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 0.9 μm

Second camera

2 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

Depth information
Ultra-wide, Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 18 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera

 
5 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Depth information

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Flash

LED
LED

Software Features

Manual focus, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Scenes, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Scenes, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Hyperlapse, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

24 megapixels
24 megapixels

Features

Dual-Camera
Flash

Video capture

 
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

6.23 x 2.96 x 0.30 inches (158.3 x 75.3 x 7.6 mm)
6.29 x 3.02 x 0.30 inches (159.8 x 76.8 x 7.5 mm)

Weight

6.07 oz (172 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.93 oz (168 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3); Frame: Plastic

Biometrics

2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

 
Notification light

Keys

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors

Black, Gold, Blue
Black, Gold, Pink, Blue

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Music player

 
 

Filter by

Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists
Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Supported formats

MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI
MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

MPEG4, H.263, H.264
MPEG4, H.263, H.264

Radio

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
 

Hardware & Performance

System chip

HiSilicon Kirin 710
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885

Processor

Octa-core, 2200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53 , 64-bit, 12 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Mali-G51 MP4
Mali-G71 MP2

RAM

4 GB
6 GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64 GB
128 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (8.1 Oreo), Huawei Emotion UI
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo), Samsung One UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB

USB Type-C (reversible)
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device
Mass storage device

Charging connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
microUSB

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Mobile Payment

Huawei Pay
Samsung Pay

Other

NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 3, 7, 8, 20
Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 40, 41

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data

LTE-A Cat 12/13 (600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS
EDGE, GPRS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

 
Yes

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Battery

Capacity

3750 mAh
3300 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Huawei SuperCharge
 

Talk time (3G)

 
19.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)

Internet use

 
3G: 12 hours; LTE: 14 hours; Wi-Fi: 14 hours

Music playback

 
74.00 hours

Video playback

 
17.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Phonebook

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer
Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer

Messaging

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging

Hangouts / Google Talk
Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Sep 13, 2018

 
FCC ID value: A3LSMA750FN link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.50 W/kg

Body

 
0.39 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.05 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Charger, microUSB cable, Headphones, SIM Removal Tool, Documentation

Availability

Officially announced

Aug 31, 2018
Sep 20, 2018
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