Huawei P20 Lite vs Huawei Mate 20

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Display

Size

5.8 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution

2280 x 1080 pixels, 19:9 ratio,
432 PPI
2244 x 1080 pixels, 18.7:9 ratio,
381 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

80.55 %
87.98 %

Colors

 
16 777 216

Peak brightness

 
820 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

HiSilicon Kirin 659
HiSilicon Kirin 980

Processor

Octa-core, 2360 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 16 nm
Octa-core, 2600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A76 and ARM Cortex-A55, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Mali-T830 MP2
Mali-G76 MP10

RAM

4GB LPDDR3
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64GB
128GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
Nano Memory (NM) up to 256 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo), Huawei Emotion UI
Android (9.0 Pie), Huawei Emotion UI

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Fast charging
Huawei SuperCharge

Talk time

30.00 hours
the average is 19 h (1116 min)
 

Stand-by time

19.6 days (471 hours)
the average is 21 days (514 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

17.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1388 min)
 

Stand-by time (3G)

18.9 days (454 hours)
the average is 27 days (645 h)
 

Stand-by time (4G)

18.0 days (433 hours)
the average is 25 days (590 h)
 

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera

16 MP
12 MP

Features

PDAF
OIS, Laser and PDAF

Specifications

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

Second camera

2 MP
16 MP

Features

Depth information
Ultra-wide, Laser and PDAF

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 17 mm

Third camera

 
8 MP

Features

 
Telephoto, Laser and PDAF

Specifications

 
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"

Flash

LED
LED

Software Features

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

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

16 MP
24 MP

Video capture

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.85 x 2.80 x 0.29 inches (148.6 x 71.2 x 7.4 mm)
6.23 x 3.04 x 0.33 inches (158.2 x 77.2 x 8.3 mm)

Weight

5.11 oz (145 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
6.63 oz (188 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

 
Splash, Dust; IP 53

Biometrics

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

Keys

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

Colors

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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), 9(1800), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

GSM

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Pro Cat 21 (1400/200 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS
EDGE, GPRS

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

 
Yes

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

aptX-HD
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Music player

 
 

Filter by

 
Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Supported formats

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

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

 
MPEG4, H.263, H.264

Radio

FM
 

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

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

USB

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

Features

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

Location

GPS, A-GPS
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Dual-band positioning

Sensors

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

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

 
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

Organizer

 
Calendar, Alarm, To-Do, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer, Notes, Notepad

Messaging

 
SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail

 
IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging

 
Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features

 
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Shopping information

In The Box

Charger, USB cable, Headset, Quick Start Guide, Warranty card, Eject tool
3.5 mm Headset, 22.5W Huawei charger, Type-C Cable, Protective case, Quick Start Guide, Eject Tool, Warranty card

Availability

Officially announced

Mar 19, 2018
Oct 16, 2018
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