Huawei P20 vs Samsung Galaxy A51

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Display

Size

5.8 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution

2244 x 1080 pixels, 18.7:9 ratio,
429 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
405 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

80.36 %
87.37 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

HiSilicon Kirin 970
Samsung Exynos 9611

Processor

Octa-core, 2360 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Mali-G72 MP12
Mali-G72 MP3

RAM

4GB
4GB

Internal storage

128GB, not expandable
128GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo), Huawei Emotion UI
Android (10), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

3400 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Huawei SuperCharge
Fast charging

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Quad camera

Main camera

12 MP
48 MP

Features

OIS, Laser and PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor
PDAF

Second camera

20 MP
12 MP

Features

Black and White, Laser and PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor
Ultra-wide

Third camera

 
5 MP

Features

 
Macro

Fourth camera

 
5 MP

Features

 
Depth information

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

24 MP
32 MP

Features

 
HDR

Design

Dimensions

5.87 x 2.79 x 0.30 inches (149.1 x 70.8 x 7.65 mm)
6.24 x 2.90 x 0.31 inches (158.5 x 73.6 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

5.82 oz (165 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (179 g)
6.07 oz (172 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic

Resistance

Splash; IP 53
 

Biometrics

2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint

Features

Notification light
 

Colors

Black, Gold, Pink, Blue
Prism Crush black, Prism Crush white, Prism Crush pink, Prism Crush blue

Cellular

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), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 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, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD
Dolby Atmos

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

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

USB

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

Features

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Shopping information

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
 
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