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Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1 Dual) vs Apple iPhone 7 (128GB)

Side by side comparison between Huawei Mate 20 Lite vs Apple iPhone 7 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Apple iPhone 7 XHuawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1 Dual)16Points
Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1 Dual)
6.3"
IPS

1080x2340

20
MP

24mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3750
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Apple iPhone 7 (128GB)
4.7"
IPS

750x1334

12
MP

7.1mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

1960
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1 Dual)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1 Dual)16 Advantages Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1 Dual)vsiPhone 7 (128GB)12 Advantages Apple iPhone 7 (128GB)
+2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core16%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.34Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
+4GB LPDDR4100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB LPDDR4
+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+1080x2340 pixels153%
Higher resolution screen
vs750x1334 pixels
+409 PPI25%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs326 PPI
+6.3"34%
Larger screen
vs4.7"
+(dual camera) 20MP + 2MP83%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 12MP
+(dual front camera) 24MP + 2MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 7.1MP
+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)19%
More apps available to download and use
vs2100000 apps (App Store)
+(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps33%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbps
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsproprietary audio output
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+3750 mAh91%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs1960 mAh
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
64GB (50GB available)vs+128GB (119GB available)138%
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 5.1vs+NVMe (SSD)Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
172 grams (6.02 ounces)vs+138 grams (4.83 ounces)25%
Lighter
7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)vs+7.1 millimeters (0.28 inches)7%
Thinner
LTPS IPS LCDvs+TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
LED flashvs+Quad-LED flashAdvantage
The Quad-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Sapphire GlassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Not supportedvs+IP67 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

28 Common items in both devices
Aluminum body, glass front
60Hz
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
f/1.8 (aperture)
+21 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresHuawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1 Dual)Apple iPhone 7 (128GB)
ModelMate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1 Dual)iPhone 7 (128GB)
Other model namesHuawei Mate 20 Lite SNE-L21 Dual-sim + NFC, Huawei SydneyiPhone 7 A1660 CDMA, iPhone 7 A1778
Country or region available(Europe)(Global, International)United Arab Emirates
(Europe), (Global, International), United Arab Emirates
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandHuaweiApple
Release dateSeptember, 2018September, 2016
Depth7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)7.1 millimeters (0.28 inches)
Size (width x height)75.3 x 158.3 millimeters (2.96 x 6.23 in)67.1 x 138.3 millimeters (2.64 x 5.44 in)
Weight172 grams (6.02 ounces)138 grams (4.83 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30min
System (OS)Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1 Dual)Apple iPhone 7 (128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 8.1 OreoiOS 10
Firmware updateAndroid 10iOS 14
HardwareHuawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1 Dual)Apple iPhone 7 (128GB)
Chipset64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 710 (12nm)64bit - Apple A10 Fusion APL1W24 (16nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.7Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Quad-Core, 2 processors:
2.34Ghz Dual-Core Hurricane
2Ghz Dual-Core Zephyr
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G51 MP4 1GhzPowerVR Series7XT Plus MP6
RAM memory4GB LPDDR42GB LPDDR4
Internal storage64GB (50GB available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (119GB available)
NVMe (SSD)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Not supported
DisplayHuawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1 Dual)Apple iPhone 7 (128GB)
Display typeLTPS IPS LCDTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD
Screen size6.3" inches4.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~65.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)750x1334 pixels (16:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)409 PPI326 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedSapphire Glass
Display features60Hz60Hz, 625 nits
Mobile networksHuawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1 Dual)Apple iPhone 7 (128GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload600/150 Mbps450/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900, CDMA 800/1900/2100 (A1660)
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100A1660 model:
CDMA2000
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100

A1778 model:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat12 (Bands 1, 3, 7, 8, 20)LTE Cat9 (1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,18,19,20,25,26,27,28,29,30)
TD-LTE (38,39,40,41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingHuawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1 Dual)Apple iPhone 7 (128GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraHuawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1 Dual)Apple iPhone 7 (128GB)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
20 megapixels
2MP depth
12 megapixels
Main camera resolution5184x3840 pixels4608x2592 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashQuad-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens28mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.22µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraHuawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1 Dual)Apple iPhone 7 (128GB)
Front camera (secondary)(dual front camera)
24 megapixels
2MP depth
7.1 megapixels
Front camera resolution5632x4224 pixels3072x2304 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens32mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaHuawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1 Dual)Apple iPhone 7 (128GB)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMPEG4, H.265, H.264, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, AAC, eAAC, M4A
ConnectivityHuawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1 Dual)Apple iPhone 7 (128GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
TV outputNot supportedProprietary TV-out
Audio output3.5mm jackproprietary audio output
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsHuawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1 Dual)Apple iPhone 7 (128GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, Sapphire blue, Platinum gold
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Jet Black, Black, Silver, Gold, Rose Gold
- Oleophobic coating
- Simultaneous video and image recording
- 3D Touch display
- FaceTime
- Siri natural language
- AirDrop file sharing
- iCloud cloud service
- NFC Apple Pay only
- New stereo dual-speaker system
- Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter included
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplyHuawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1 Dual)Apple iPhone 7 (128GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3750 mAh1960 mAh
Charger, watts18W (9V/2A) Fast battery charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered840 minutes | 14 hours | 0.6 day
Standbyfeature not registered14400 minutes | 240 hours | 10 days
Radiation rateHuawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1 Dual)Apple iPhone 7 (128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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