Huawei P20 Lite vs Huawei nova 3

Display

Display size

5.8 inches
6.3 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2280 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

432 ppi
409 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

80.55 %
84.26 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

Phase detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

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

Second camera

2 megapixels
24 megapixels

Hardware Features

Depth information
Black and White, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal Length: 27 mm

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)

Features

Time-lapse video, Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

16 megapixels
24 megapixels

Features

 
Dual-Camera

Design

Dimensions

5.85 x 2.80 x 0.29 inches (148.6 x 71.2 x 7.4 mm)
6.18 x 2.90 x 0.29 inches (157 x 73.7 x 7.3 mm)

Weight

5.11 oz (145 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)
5.86 oz (166 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Materials

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

Biometrics

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

Colors

Black, Gold, Pink, Blue
Black, Gold, Purple, Blue, Red

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

aptX-HD
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
 

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

HiSilicon Kirin 659
HiSilicon Kirin 970

Processor

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

GPU

Mali-T830 MP2
Mali-G72 MP12

RAM

4 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
128 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 256 GB

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo), Huawei Emotion UI
Android (8.1 Oreo), Emotion UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
4.2

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

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

Features

Mass storage device, USB OTG
Mass storage device

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Mobile Payment

Huawei Pay
 

Other

NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 2100 MHz

Data

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

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
 

VoLTE

 
Yes

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3750 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Yes
Huawei SuperCharge

Talk time

30.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1250 min)
 

Stand-by time

19.6 days (471 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

17.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1373 min)
 

Stand-by time (3G)

18.9 days (454 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)
 

Stand-by time (4G)

18.0 days (433 hours)
the average is 24 days (583 h)
 

Phone features

Notifications

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

Other features

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

Shopping information

In The Box

Charger, USB cable, Headset, Quick Start Guide, Warranty card, Eject tool
Quick start guide, Charger, Warranty Card (optional), Headset, Eject pin, Type-C cable, TPU Protective case (optional), TP protective film (attached on the phone before delivery and dependent on market)
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