Huawei P20 vs Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018)

Display

Display size

5.8 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2244 pixels
1080 x 2220 pixels

Pixel density

429 ppi
411 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

80.36 %
74.55 %

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

12 megapixels
24 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Laser and Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.55 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 0.9 μm

Second camera

20 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

Black and White, Laser and Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Ultra-wide, Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

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

Dual LED
LED

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

24 megapixels
24 megapixels

Features

 
Flash

Design

Dimensions

5.87 x 2.79 x 0.30 inches (149.1 x 70.8 x 7.65 mm)
6.29 x 3.02 x 0.30 inches (159.8 x 76.8 x 7.5 mm)

Weight

5.82 oz (165 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.93 oz (168 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

Splash
 

IP certified

IP 53
 

Biometrics

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

Colors

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

HiSilicon Kirin 970
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885

Processor

Octa-core, 2360 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Mali-G72 MP12
Mali-G71 MP2

RAM

4 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

128 GB, not expandable
128 GB

Storage expansion

 
up to 512 GB

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

3400 mAh
3300 mAh

Charging

Huawei SuperCharge
 

Talk time

19.00 hours
the average is 22 h (1342 min)
 

Stand-by time

16.9 days (406 hours)
the average is 20 days (480 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

 
19.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1364 min)

Internet use

 
 

3G

 
12 hours

LTE

 
14 hours

Wi-Fi

 
14 hours

Music playback

 
74.00 hours

Video playback

 
17.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 32
Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20

LTE (TDD)

Bands 34, 38, 39, 40
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 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

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

USB 3.1
USB 2.0

Connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
microUSB

Features

Mass storage device, USB OTG, Video out
Mass storage device

Mobile Payment

Huawei Pay
Samsung Pay

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

Notification light, Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Notification light, Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

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

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

 
FM

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
 

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

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, microUSB cable, Headphones, SIM Removal Tool, Documentation
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