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Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX3) vs Samsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127F/DSN 64GB)

Side by side comparison between Huawei Mate 20 Lite vs Samsung Galaxy M12 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy M12 XHuawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX3)16Points
Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX3)
6.3"
IPS

1080x2340

20
MP

24mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3750
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
10PointsSamsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127F/DSN 64GB)Compare Huawei Mate 20 Lite X
Samsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127F/DSN 64GB)
6.5"
PLS

720x1600

48
MP

8mp

4GB
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)16 Advantages Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX3)vsGalaxy M12 (SM-M127F/DSN 64GB)10 Advantages Samsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127F/DSN 64GB)
+172 grams (6.02 ounces)24%
Lighter
vs214 grams (7.49 ounces)
+7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)28%
Thinner
vs9.7 millimeters (0.38 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 + 2MP2 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+(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
vsVirtual ambient light sensor
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsVirtual proximity sensor
+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
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
2.2GHz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2GHz 64bit Octa-Core4%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
60Hzvs+90Hz50%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
6.3"vs+6.5"3%
Larger screen
(dual camera) 20MP + 2MPvs+(quad camera) 48MP + 5MP + 2MP + 2MP160%
Higher resolution main camera
Android 10vs+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
3750 mAhvs+5000 mAh33%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
4.2 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely

26 Common items in both devices
4GB LPDDR4 / 4GB LPDDR4X
64GB (50GB available) / 64GB (48GB available)
eMMC 5.1
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
+19 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX3)Samsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127F/DSN 64GB)
ModelMate 20 Lite (SNE-LX3)Galaxy M12 (SM-M127F/DSN 64GB)
Other model namesHuawei Mate 20 Lite SNE-L03 (Single-sim), Huawei SydneyGalaxy M12 SM-M127F/Dual-SIM NFC
Country or region availableUSAMexico
USA, Mexico
(Europe)Russia
(Europe), Russia
BrandHuaweiSamsung
Release date9/12/20184/30/2021, Announced: 4/19/2021
Depth7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)9.7 millimeters (0.38 inches)
Size (width x height)75.3 x 158.3 millimeters (2.96 x 6.23 in)75.9 x 164 millimeters (2.99 x 6.46 in)
Weight172 grams (6.02 ounces)214 grams (7.49 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX3)Samsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127F/DSN 64GB)
System versionAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 11
Firmware updateAndroid 10feature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredOne UI Core 3.1

⚙️ Processor

Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX3)Samsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127F/DSN 64GB)
Chipset64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 710 (12nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 850 (8nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.2GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.7GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 1 processor:
2GHz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G51 MP4 1GhzARM Mali-G52 MP1
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX3)Samsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127F/DSN 64GB)
RAM memory4GB LPDDR44GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (50GB available)
eMMC 5.1
64GB (48GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX3)Samsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127F/DSN 64GB)
Display typeLTPS IPS LCDTFT PLS
Screen size6.3" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~81.9% (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 features60Hz90Hz

📶 Mobile networks

Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX3)Samsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127F/DSN 64GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload600/150 Mbps300/50 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
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat12 (Bands 2, 4, 5, 7, 12, 17, 28)LTE Cat6 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
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 supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE

📷 Camera

Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX3)Samsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127F/DSN 64GB)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
20 megapixels
2MP depth
(quad camera)
48 megapixels
5MP ultrawidef/2.2123°
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 lensfeature not registered
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-LX3)Samsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127F/DSN 64GB)
Front camera (secondary)(dual front camera)
24 megapixels
2MP depth
8 megapixels
Front camera resolution5632x4224 pixels3264x2448 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 registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX3)Samsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127F/DSN 64GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedMono sound (not stereo)
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or moreNot supported
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-LX3)Samsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127F/DSN 64GB)
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 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCNot supportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX3)Samsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127F/DSN 64GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Virtual ambient light sensor
Virtual proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX3)Samsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127F/DSN 64GB)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3750 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts18W (9V/2A) Fast battery charging15W Fast battery charging
Reverse charging USB between devices
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered49 hours (2 days)
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX3)Samsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127F/DSN 64GB)
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, Blue, Green

☢️ Radiation rate

Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX3)Samsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127F/DSN 64GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.799W/kg (head), 0.629W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.539W/kg (head), 1.388W/kg (body)
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