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Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1) vs Huawei Nova 7i (L21B)

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

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Compare Huawei Nova 7i XHuawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1)08Points
Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1)
6.3"
IPS

1080x2340

20
MP

24mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3750
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Huawei Nova 7i (L21B)
6.4"
IPS

1080x2310

48
MP

16mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4200
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Huawei Nova 7i (L21B)

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)8 Advantages Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1)vsNova 7i (L21B)10 Advantages Huawei Nova 7i (L21B)
+172 grams (6.02 ounces)6%
Lighter
vs183 grams (6.41 ounces)
+7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)14%
Thinner
vs8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)
+Aluminum body, glass frontAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+1080x2340 pixels1%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2310 pixels
+409 PPI3%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs398 PPI
+(dual front camera) 24MP + 2MP62%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 16MP
+(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps50%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 400 Mbps
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
2.2GHz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.27GHz 64bit Octa-Core17%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
4GB LPDDR4vs+8GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
64GB (50GB available)vs+128GB (107GB available)114%
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
6.3"vs+6.4"2%
Larger screen
(dual camera) 20MP + 2MPvs+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP174%
Higher resolution main camera
3750 mAhvs+4200 mAh12%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
18Wvs+40W122%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same nano-Memory slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
4.2 + A2DPvs+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster

34 Common items in both devices
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC / Until 256GB nano-Memory
LTPS IPS LCD
60Hz
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
+27 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1)Huawei Nova 7i (L21B)
ModelMate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1)Nova 7i (L21B)
Other model namesHuawei Mate 20 Lite SNE-L01 Single-sim + NFC, Huawei SydneyHuawei Nova 7i (JNY-L22A) NFC Dual-SIM (8GB RAM)
Country or region available(Europe)South Africa
(Europe), South Africa
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandHuaweiHuawei
Release date9/12/20181/30/2020
Depth7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Size (width x height)75.3 x 158.3 millimeters (2.96 x 6.23 in)76.3 x 159.2 millimeters (3 x 6.27 in)
Weight172 grams (6.02 ounces)183 grams (6.41 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1)Huawei Nova 7i (L21B)
System versionAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 10feature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1)Huawei Nova 7i (L21B)
Chipset64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 710 (12nm)64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 810 (7nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.2GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.7GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.27GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
1.88GHz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G51 MP4 1GhzARM Mali-G52 MP6 820Mhz
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1)Huawei Nova 7i (L21B)
RAM memory4GB LPDDR48GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (50GB available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (107GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB nano-Memory
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)

📲 Display

Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1)Huawei Nova 7i (L21B)
Display typeLTPS IPS LCDLTPS IPS LCD
Screen size6.3" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)1080x2310 pixels (19:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)409 PPI398 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display features60Hz60Hz

📶 Mobile networks

Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1)Huawei Nova 7i (L21B)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same nano-Memory slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload600/150 Mbps400/75 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 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat12 (Bands 1, 3, 7, 8, 20)LTE Cat13 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE

📷 Camera

Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1)Huawei Nova 7i (L21B)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
20 megapixels
2MP depth
(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.4
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution5184x3840 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1)Huawei Nova 7i (L21B)
Front camera (secondary)(dual front camera)
24 megapixels
2MP depth
16 megapixels
Front camera resolution5632x4224 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.06" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1)Huawei Nova 7i (L21B)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1)Huawei Nova 7i (L21B)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP5.1 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1)Huawei Nova 7i (L21B)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1)Huawei Nova 7i (L21B)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3750 mAh4200 mAh
Charger, watts18W (9V/2A) Fast battery charging40W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1)Huawei Nova 7i (L21B)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black, Sapphire blue, Platinum gold- Colors: Black, Emerald Green, Light pink/blue
- EMUI 10
- Screen protective film included

☢️ Radiation rate

Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1)Huawei Nova 7i (L21B)
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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