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Huawei Mate 20 6GB/128GB vs Huawei Mate 9 Lite 32GB

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Huawei Mate 20 vs Huawei Mate 9 Lite phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Huawei Mate 9 Lite X25Huawei Mate 20 6GB/128GB
Huawei Mate 20 6GB/128GB
6.53"
IPS

1080x2244

12
MP

24mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Huawei Mate 20 X03Huawei Mate 9 Lite 32GB
Huawei Mate 9 Lite 32GB
5.5"
IPS

1080x1920

12
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3340
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Huawei Mate 20 6GB/128GB

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!


25 Advantages Huawei Mate 20 6GB/128GB
Mate 20 6GB/128GBvsMate 9 Lite 32GB
 11%11%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.26Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2.1Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 100%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
6GB LPDDR4Xvs3GB LPDDR3
 4 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
128GB (110GB user available)vs32GB (22GB user available)
 17%17%
+Higher resolution screen
1080x2244 pixelsvs1080x1920 pixels
 19%19%
+Larger screen
6.53"vs5.5"
 161%100%
+Higher resolution main camera
(triple camera) 12MP + 16MP + 8MPvs(dual camera) 12MP + 2MP
Advantage
+The Dual LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Dual LED flashvsLED flash
Advantage
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
Digital and optical zoomvsOnly digital zoom
Advantage
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HDR photo on both camerasvsHDR photo only main camera
 26%26%
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
1/2.3" inchesvs1/2.9" inches
 198%100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 24MPvs(front) 8MP
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Advantage
+Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
Android 9.0 PievsAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
 8 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 1400 Mbpsvs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
GyroscopevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
 20%20%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4000 mAhvs3340 mAh
Advantage
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
USB Type-C SlimPort®vsNot supported
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.1 version A2DP
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported
Advantage
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GovsMicroUSB 2.0
Advantage
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Gorilla Glass 4vsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
IP53 certifiedvsNot supported

03 Advantages Huawei Mate 9 Lite 32GB
Mate 9 Lite 32GBvsMate 20 6GB/128GB
 16%16%
+Lighter
162 grams (5.67 ounces)vs188 grams (6.58 ounces)
 1%1%
+Thinner
8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)vs8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)
 5%5%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
401 PPIvs381 PPI

24 Common items in both devices
Until 256GB nano-Memory
TFT LCD IPS
16 million
LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A / 4G LTE
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Fingerprint (rear-mounted) / Fingerprint
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable) / Li-Ion (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
2 slots Dual-SIM
Active noise cancellation
FM
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresHuawei Mate 20 6GB/128GBHuawei Mate 9 Lite 32GB
ModelMate 20 6GB/128GBMate 9 Lite 32GB
Also known asHuawei Mate 20 HMA-LX9, HMA-L29, HMA-AL00, Huawei HimalayanHuawei GR5 2017 BLL-L21, Huawei Brooklyn
Country or region availableVarious (International)Latin America
BrandHuaweiHuawei
Release dateNovember, 2018November, 2016
Depth8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)77.2 x 158.2 millimeters (3.04 x 6.23 in)76.2 x 150.9 millimeters (3 x 5.94 in)
Weight188 grams (6.58 ounces)162 grams (5.67 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, front/back glassfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersIP53 certified: protection against dust and splashingNot supported
Operating system (OS)Huawei Mate 20 6GB/128GBHuawei Mate 9 Lite 32GB
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareHuawei Mate 20 6GB/128GBHuawei Mate 9 Lite 32GB
Architecture - Chipset64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 980 (7nm)64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 655 (16nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.26Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
1.92Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.7Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G76 MP10 720MhzARM Mali-T830 MP2 900Mhz
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X3GB LPDDR3
Internal storage128GB (110GB user available)32GB (22GB user available)
External storageUntil 256GB nano-Memory
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayHuawei Mate 20 6GB/128GBHuawei Mate 9 Lite 32GB
Display typeTFT LCD IPSTFT LCD IPS
Screen size6.53" inches5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~88% (screen-to-body ratio)~72.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080x2244 pixels1080x1920 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)381 PPI401 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Not supported
Mobile networks and dataHuawei Mate 20 6GB/128GBHuawei Mate 9 Lite 32GB
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same nano-Memory slot)
Dual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkHMA-L09 version:
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100

HMA-AL00 / HMA-TL00 / HMA-L29 version:
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 900/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat21 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,12,17,18,19,20,26,28)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40,41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat4 900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,7,8)
TD-LTE 2600 (Bands 38)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
Maximum download/upload1400/200 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingHuawei Mate 20 6GB/128GBHuawei Mate 9 Lite 32GB
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Primary / back cameraHuawei Mate 20 6GB/128GBHuawei Mate 9 Lite 32GB
Main camera(triple camera)
12 megapixels
16MP ultrawide (f/2.2 17mm)
8MP telephoto (f/2.4 52mm 2x-zoom)
(dual camera)
12 megapixels
2MP
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels3968x2976 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashDual LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length27mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.3" inches1/2.9" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.25µm pixel
AutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo only main camera
Front / secondary cameraHuawei Mate 20 6GB/128GBHuawei Mate 9 Lite 32GB
Front camera24 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution5632x4224 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaHuawei Mate 20 6GB/128GBHuawei Mate 9 Lite 32GB
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesHuawei Mate 20 6GB/128GBHuawei Mate 9 Lite 32GB
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputUSB Type-C SlimPort®Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE4.1 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsHuawei Mate 20 6GB/128GBHuawei Mate 9 Lite 32GB
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Fingerprint
Hall effect
Other features- Colors: Black, Midnight Blue, Twilight
- EMUI 9.0
- 18.7:9 / DCI-P3 / HDR10 display
- Leica camera lens
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black/gray, White/silver, White/gold
- Metal body
- Emotion UI 4.1
- 2.5D glass screen
- LED notification
- DTS audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyHuawei Mate 20 6GB/128GBHuawei Mate 9 Lite 32GB
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh3340 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)4.5V/5A=22.5Wfeature not registered
Talk timefeature not registered1380 minutes | 23 hours | 1 day
Standbyfeature not registered39000 minutes | 650 hours | 27.1 days
Radiation rate (SAR)Huawei Mate 20 6GB/128GBHuawei Mate 9 Lite 32GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered