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Huawei Mate 20 X (L29 128GB) vs Apple iPhone SE (32GB)

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

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Compare Apple iPhone SE XHuawei Mate 20 X (L29 128GB)24Points
Huawei Mate 20 X (L29 128GB)
7.2"
AMOLED

1080x2244

40
MP

24mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Apple iPhone SE (32GB)
4"
IPS

640x1136

12
MP

1.2mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Dual

1642
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Huawei Mate 20 X (L29 128GB)

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 X (L29 128GB)24 Advantages Huawei Mate 20 X (L29 128GB)vsiPhone SE (32GB)4 Advantages Apple iPhone SE (32GB)
+2.26GHz 64bit Octa-Core67%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.84GHz 64bit Dual-Core
+6GB LPDDR4X2 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB LPDDR4
+128GB (110GB available)3 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (27GB available)
+Until 256GB nano-MemoryAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+1080x2244 pixels2 times
Higher resolution screen
vs640x1136 pixels
+346 PPI6%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs326 PPI
+7.2"80%
Larger screen
vs4"
+(triple camera) 40MP + 20MP + 8MP5 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 12MP
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+1/1.7" inches76%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/3" inches
+f/1.8 (aperture)22%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.2 (aperture)
+(front) 24MP18 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 1.2MP
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+3500000 apps (Google Play Store)52%
More apps available to download and use
vs2300000 apps (App Store)
+(4G+ LTE-A) 1400 Mbps8 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+5000 mAh2 times
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs1642 mAh
+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
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.2 + A2DP
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
+IP53 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
232 grams (8.12 ounces)vs+113 grams (3.96 ounces)105%
Lighter
8.15 millimeters (0.32 inches)vs+7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)7%
Thinner
AMOLEDvs+TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness

27 Common items in both devices
Aluminum frame, glass front/back / Aluminum body, glass front
16 million
Dual-LED flash
LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video and HDR photo on front camera
4K UHD (3840x2160)
+20 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Huawei Mate 20 X (L29 128GB)Apple iPhone SE (32GB)
ModelMate 20 X (L29 128GB)iPhone SE (32GB)
Other model namesHuawei Mate 20X EVR-L29 (Global) 6GB RAM, Huawei EverestiPhone SE A1662, iPhone SE A1723, iPhone SE A1724
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandHuaweiApple
Release date11/1/20183/31/2016, Announced: 3/21/2016
Depth8.15 millimeters (0.32 inches)7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)85.4 x 174.6 millimeters (3.36 x 6.87 in)58.6 x 123.8 millimeters (2.31 x 4.87 in)
Weight232 grams (8.12 ounces)113 grams (3.96 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP53 certified: protection against dust and splashingNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Huawei Mate 20 X (L29 128GB)Apple iPhone SE (32GB)
System versionAndroid 9.0 PieiOS 9.0
Firmware updatefeature not registerediOS 15
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Huawei Mate 20 X (L29 128GB)Apple iPhone SE (32GB)
Chipset64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 980 (7nm)64bit - Apple A9 (APL1022) (16nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.26GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
1.92GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
1.8GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Dual-Core, 1 processor:
1.84GHz Dual-Core Twister
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G76 MP10 720MhzPowerVR GT7600 (6-core, 650MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredBasemark OS II: 2163 (2.0)

💽 Memory and storage

Huawei Mate 20 X (L29 128GB)Apple iPhone SE (32GB)
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X2GB LPDDR4
Internal storage128GB (110GB available)32GB (27GB available)
NVMe (SSD)
External storageUntil 256GB nano-Memory
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Not supported

📲 Display

Huawei Mate 20 X (L29 128GB)Apple iPhone SE (32GB)
Display typeAMOLEDTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD
Screen size7.2" inches4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~87.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~60.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2244 pixels640x1136 pixels (16:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)346 PPI326 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 4
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz

📶 Mobile networks

Huawei Mate 20 X (L29 128GB)Apple iPhone SE (32GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same nano-Memory slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1400/200 Mbps150/50 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 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkTD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000 (A1724)
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat21 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40)
VoLTE
LTE Cat4
A1662 model:
LTE Cat4 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 29)
A1723/A1724 model:
LTE Cat4 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28)
TD‑LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkLTE Cat21 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40)
Not supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-ANot supported

📷 Camera

Huawei Mate 20 X (L29 128GB)Apple iPhone SE (32GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
40 megapixels
20MP ultrawidef/2.216mm1/2.7"PDAF
8MP telephotof/2.41/4"80mmPDAFOIS5x-optical-zoom
12 megapixels
Main camera resolution7296x5472 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens29mm lens
Sensor size1/1.7" inches1/3" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.22µm pixel
AutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusAutofocus
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 supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video and HDR photo on front camera
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Huawei Mate 20 X (L29 128GB)Apple iPhone SE (32GB)
Front camera (secondary)24 megapixels1.2 megapixels
Front camera resolution5632x4224 pixels1280x960 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens31mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Huawei Mate 20 X (L29 128GB)Apple iPhone SE (32GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMVMPEG4, H.264, H.265, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, AAX+, AIFF

🔌 Connectivity

Huawei Mate 20 X (L29 128GB)Apple iPhone SE (32GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputUSB Type-C SlimPort®Proprietary TV-out
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portSupportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Huawei Mate 20 X (L29 128GB)Apple iPhone SE (32GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Huawei Mate 20 X (L29 128GB)Apple iPhone SE (32GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh1642 mAh
Charger, watts22.5W Fast battery charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered14 hours
Standbyfeature not registered240 hours (10 days)

➕ Other features

Huawei Mate 20 X (L29 128GB)Apple iPhone SE (32GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice 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: Midnight Blue, Phantom Silver
- EMUI 9.0
- 18.7:9 / DCI-P3 / HDR10 display
- Leica camera lens
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Dolby Atmos sound
- Colors: Space Gray, Silver, Gold, Rose Gold
- Oleophobic coating
- Fingerprint sensor (Touch ID)
- Simultaneous HD video and image recording
- FaceTime
- Siri natural language
- AirDrop file sharing
- iCloud cloud service
- NFC for Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX)
- WiFi hotspot

☢️ Radiation rate

Huawei Mate 20 X (L29 128GB)Apple iPhone SE (32GB)
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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