Huawei P20 vs Huawei P20 Lite vs Apple iPhone 12 mini

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Display

Size:

5.8 inches
5.8 inches
5.4 inches

Resolution:

2244 x 1080 pixels, 18.7:9 ratio, 429 PPI
2280 x 1080 pixels, 19:9 ratio, 432 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 477 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
IPS LCD
OLED

Screen-to-body:

80.36 %
80.55 %
85.83 %

Peak brightness:

1200 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
60Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Ceramic Shield), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

HiSilicon Kirin 970
HiSilicon Kirin 659
Apple A14 Bionic

Processor:

Octa-core, 2360 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2360 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 16 nm
Hexa-core, 64-bit, 5 nm

GPU:

Mali-G72 MP12
Mali-T830 MP2
Yes

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR3

Internal storage:

128GB, not expandable
64GB
64GB (NVMe), not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 256 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo), Huawei Emotion UI
Android (8.0 Oreo), Huawei Emotion UI
iOS (14.x)

Battery

Capacity:

3400 mAh
3000 mAh
2227 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging:

Huawei SuperCharge
Fast charging
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging, MagSafe wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wireless: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

12 MP (OIS, Laser and PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
16 MP (PDAF)
12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.55 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 26 mm

Second camera:

20 MP (Black and White, Laser and PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
2 MP (Depth information)
12 MP (Ultra-wide, Sapphire crystal lens cover)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.6; Focal Length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.7"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.4
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 13 mm

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD)

Features:

Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, Video calling, Video sharing
OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording

Front:

24 MP
16 MP
12 MP (EIS, HDR, Slow-motion videos)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

5.87 x 2.79 x 0.30 inches (149.1 x 70.8 x 7.65 mm)
5.85 x 2.80 x 0.29 inches (148.6 x 71.2 x 7.4 mm)
5.18 x 2.53 x 0.29 inches (131.5 x 64.2 x 7.4 mm)

Weight:

5.82 oz (165.0 g)
5.11 oz (145.0 g)
4.76 oz (135.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Splash; IP53
Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
3D Face unlock

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, Gold, Pink, Blue
Black, Gold, Pink, Blue
Black, White, Red, Green, Blue

Cellular

5G:

n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n20, n25, n28, n38, n40, n41, n66, n71, n77, n78, n79, n260, n261, Sub-6, mmWave

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 9(1800), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 32(1500 L-band)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300)
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 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 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice:

Yes
Yes

VoLTE:

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD
aptX-HD
Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2
4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Lightning

Features:

Mass storage device, OTG, Video out, Charging, Headphones port
Mass storage device, OTG, Charging
Charging, Headphones port

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou
GPS, A-GPS
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, QZSS, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

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

Other:

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4

Buyers information

Price:

$ 729

In The Box:

High-current charger, USB Type-C digital headset, USB Type-C cable, Warranty card, Quick Start Guide, Protective case, USB Type-C to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter, Eject tool
Charger, USB cable, Headset, Quick Start Guide, Warranty card, Eject tool
USB-C to Lightning Cable, Documentation

Availability

Officially announced:

Mar 27, 2018
Mar 19, 2018
Oct 13, 2020
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