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Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX3) vs Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)

Side by side comparison between Huawei Mate 20 Lite vs Samsung Galaxy A21s phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A21s XHuawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX3)13Points
Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX3)
6.3"
IPS

1080x2340

20
MP

24mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3750
mAh

(Non removable)

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06PointsSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)Compare Huawei Mate 20 Lite X
Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)
6.5"
PLS

720x1600

48
MP

13mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX3)

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-LX3)13 Advantages Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX3)vsGalaxy A21s (SM-A217F)6 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)
+4GB LPDDR433%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs3GB LPDDR4X
+64GB (50GB available)163%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (19GB available)
+172 grams (6.02 ounces)12%
Lighter
vs192 grams (6.72 ounces)
+7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)17%
Thinner
vs8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+Aluminum body, glass frontAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+LTPS IPS LCDAdvantage
LTPS IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT PLS
+1080x2340 pixels119%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1600 pixels
+409 PPI51%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs270 PPI
+f/1.8 (aperture)11%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.0 (aperture)
+(dual front camera) 24MP + 2MP102%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 13MP
+(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+18W20%
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.
vs15W
2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core13%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
6.3"vs+6.5"3%
Larger screen
(dual camera) 20MP + 2MPvs+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP174%
Higher resolution main camera
3750 mAhvs+5000 mAh33%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4.2 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster

31 Common items in both devices
eMMC 5.1
60Hz
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
+24 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresHuawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX3)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)
ModelMate 20 Lite (SNE-LX3)Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)
Other model namesHuawei Mate 20 Lite SNE-L03 (Single-sim), Huawei SydneyGalaxy A21s SM-A217F Single-Sim (32GB + 3GB RAM)
Country or region availableUSAMexico
USA, Mexico
South AfricaAustraliaNew Zealand
South Africa, Australia, New Zealand
BrandHuaweiSamsung
Release dateSeptember, 2018June, 2020
Depth7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)75.3 x 158.3 millimeters (2.96 x 6.23 in)75.3 x 163.7 millimeters (2.96 x 6.44 in)
Weight172 grams (6.02 ounces)192 grams (6.72 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX3)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)
Operating systemAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 10feature not registered
HardwareHuawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX3)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)
Chipset64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 710 (12nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 850 Octa (8nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.7Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G51 MP4 1GhzARM Mali-G52 MP1
RAM memory4GB LPDDR43GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (50GB available)
eMMC 5.1
32GB (19GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayHuawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX3)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)
Display typeLTPS IPS LCDTFT PLS
Screen size6.3" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~82.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)720x1600 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)409 PPI270 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display features60Hz60Hz
Mobile networksHuawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX3)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload600/150 Mbps300/150 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
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat12 (Bands 2, 4, 5, 7, 12, 17, 28)LTE Cat7/13 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingHuawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX3)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)
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-LX3)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
20 megapixels
2MP depth
(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.21/4"1.12µm123º
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/2.0 (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
2ª cameraHuawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX3)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)
Front camera (secondary)(dual front camera)
24 megapixels
2MP depth
13 megapixels
Front camera resolution5632x4224 pixels4128x3096 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 lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.1" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
MultimediaHuawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX3)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)
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
ConnectivityHuawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX3)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsHuawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX3)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)
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
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, Sapphire blue, Platinum gold
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Red
- One UI 2.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyHuawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX3)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3750 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts18W (9V/2A) Fast battery charging15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateHuawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX3)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.422W/kg (head) | 1.544W/kg (body)
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