Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) vs Huawei P20

Display

Display size

4.7 inches
5.8 inches

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels
1080 x 2244 pixels

Pixel density

312 ppi
429 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

67.85 %
80.36 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.55 μm

Second camera

 
20 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Black and White, Laser and Phase detection 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

Flash

LED
Dual LED

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

8 megapixels
24 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

5.33 x 2.61 x 0.31 inches (135.4 x 66.2 x 7.9 mm)
5.87 x 2.79 x 0.30 inches (149.1 x 70.8 x 7.65 mm)

Weight

4.87 oz (138 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.82 oz (165 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

Water, Dust
Splash

IP certified

IP 68
IP 53

Biometrics

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

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870
HiSilicon Kirin 970

Processor

Octa-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2360 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Mali-T830 MP2
Mali-G72 MP12

RAM

2 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

16 GB
128 GB, not expandable

Maximum User Storage

9.7 GB
 

Storage expansion

up to 256 GB
 

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo), Huawei Emotion UI

Battery

Capacity

2350 mAh
3400 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)

17.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1364 min)
 

Internet use

 
 

3G

12 hours
 

LTE

16 hours
 

Wi-Fi

17 hours
 

Music playback

41.00 hours
 

Video playback

17.00 hours
 

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

Bands 40
Bands 34, 38, 39, 40

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

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA
LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.2
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Yes
USB 3.1

Connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

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

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
Huawei Pay

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

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

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, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Headphones connector

3.5mm
USB Type-C (reversible)

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Dec 21, 2016
 

FCC ID value: A3LSMA320F link
 

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.45 W/kg
 

Body

0.74 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.56 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

0.94 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
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