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Huawei Mate 20 X (L29 128GB) vs Samsung Galaxy S20+ (SM-G985F/DS)

Side by side comparison between Huawei Mate 20 X vs Samsung Galaxy S20+ Plus phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy S20+ Plus XHuawei Mate 20 X (L29 128GB)06Points
Huawei Mate 20 X (L29 128GB)
7.2"
AMOLED

1080x2244

40
MP

24mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
21PointsSamsung Galaxy S20+ (SM-G985F/DS)Compare Huawei Mate 20 X X
Samsung Galaxy S20+ (SM-G985F/DS)
6.7"
AMOLED

1440x3200

12.2
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S20+ (SM-G985F/DS)

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)6 Advantages Huawei Mate 20 X (L29 128GB)vsGalaxy S20+ (SM-G985F/DS)21 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S20+ (SM-G985F/DS)
+7.2"7%
Larger screen
vs6.7"
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+1/1.7" inches4%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/1.76" inches
+(front) 24MP137%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 10MP
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C reversible connector
+5000 mAh11%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4500 mAh
2.26Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.73Ghz 64bit Octa-Core27%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
6GB LPDDR4Xvs+8GB LPDDR533%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
Until 256GB nano-Memoryvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
232 grams (8.12 ounces)vs+186 grams (6.51 ounces)25%
Lighter
8.15 millimeters (0.32 inches)vs+7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)4%
Thinner
AMOLEDvs+Dynamic AMOLEDAdvantage
Dynamic AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
1080x2244 pixelsvs+1440x3200 pixels90%
Higher resolution screen
346 PPIvs+524 PPI51%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
(triple camera) 40MP + 20MP + 8MPvs+(quad camera) 12.2MP + 64MP + 12MP + 0.3MP30%
Higher resolution main camera
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
4K UHD (3840x2160)vs+8K UHD (7680x4320)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 9.0 Pievs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
(4G+ LTE-A) 1400 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 2000 Mbps43%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
22.5Wvs+25W11%
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.
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same nano-Memory slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM) + e-SIM (Eletronic)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOvs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Govs+USB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
IP53 certifiedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

29 Common items in both devices
128GB (110GB available) / 128GB (104GB available)
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
16 million
Digital and optical zoom
LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
f/1.8 (aperture)
+22 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresHuawei Mate 20 X (L29 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S20+ (SM-G985F/DS)
ModelMate 20 X (L29 128GB)Galaxy S20+ (SM-G985F/DS)
Other model namesHuawei Mate 20X EVR-L29 (Global) 6GB RAM, Huawei EverestGalaxy S20 Plus 4G-LTE G985F/Dual-Sim (Exynos, 8GB RAM)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandHuaweiSamsung
Release dateNovember, 2018March, 2020
Depth8.15 millimeters (0.32 inches)7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)85.4 x 174.6 millimeters (3.36 x 6.87 in)73.7 x 161.9 millimeters (2.9 x 6.37 in)
Weight232 grams (8.12 ounces)186 grams (6.51 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP53 certified: protection against dust and splashingIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Huawei Mate 20 X (L29 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S20+ (SM-G985F/DS)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareHuawei Mate 20 X (L29 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S20+ (SM-G985F/DS)
Chipset64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 980 (7nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 990 (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.26Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
1.92Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.73Ghz Dual-Core Mongoose M5
2.5Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G76 MP10 720MhzARM Mali-G77 MP11
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X8GB LPDDR5
Internal storage128GB (110GB available)128GB (104GB available)
UFS 3.0
External storageUntil 256GB nano-Memory
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayHuawei Mate 20 X (L29 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S20+ (SM-G985F/DS)
Display typeAMOLEDDynamic AMOLED
Screen size7.2" inches6.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~87.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~90.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2244 pixels1440x3200 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)346 PPI524 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 6
Display featuresfeature not registered120Hz, HDR10+
Mobile networksHuawei Mate 20 X (L29 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S20+ (SM-G985F/DS)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same nano-Memory slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
Maximum download/upload1400/200 Mbps2000/150 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 networkTD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
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 Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
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-AGPRS, EDGE
CallingHuawei Mate 20 X (L29 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S20+ (SM-G985F/DS)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraHuawei Mate 20 X (L29 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S20+ (SM-G985F/DS)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
40 megapixels
20MP ultrawidef/2.216mm1/2.7"PDAF
8MP telephotof/2.41/4"80mmPDAFOIS5x-optical-zoom
(quad camera)
12.2 megapixels
64MP telephotof/2.029mm1/1.72"0.8µmPDAFOIS1.1x-optical-zoom
12MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1.4µmSuper-Steady-video
0.3MP TOF 3Df/1.0
Main camera resolution7296x5472 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/1.7" inches1/1.76" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.8µm pixel
AutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomDigital and optical 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 X (L29 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S20+ (SM-G985F/DS)
Front camera (secondary)24 megapixels10 megapixels
Front camera resolution5632x4224 pixels3872x2592 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.2" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.22µm pixel
MultimediaHuawei Mate 20 X (L29 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S20+ (SM-G985F/DS)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityHuawei Mate 20 X (L29 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S20+ (SM-G985F/DS)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C SlimPort®USB Type-C (reversible)
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C reversible connector
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsHuawei Mate 20 X (L29 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S20+ (SM-G985F/DS)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Gesture
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
ANT+
Other features- 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
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Cosmic Black, Cosmic Grey, Cloud Blue, Cloud White, Aura Red, Aura Blue
- Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
- One UI 2
- Always-on display
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Dolby Atmos/AKG sound
- Bixby
- Samsung DeX
- Samsung Pay (MST, NFC)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyHuawei Mate 20 X (L29 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S20+ (SM-G985F/DS)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh4500 mAh
Charger, watts22.5W Fast battery charging25W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
9W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateHuawei Mate 20 X (L29 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S20+ (SM-G985F/DS)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.72W/kg (head) | 1.03W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.376W/kg (head) | 1.57W/kg (body)
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