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Huawei P20 Lite (AL00) vs Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)

Side by side comparison between Huawei P20 Lite vs Samsung Galaxy A42 5G phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Huawei P20 Lite (AL00)
5.8"
IPS

1080x2280

16
MP

24mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
19PointsSamsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)Compare Huawei P20 Lite X
Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)
6.6"
AMOLED

720x1600

48
MP

20mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)

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!

P20 Lite (AL00)8 Advantages Huawei P20 Lite (AL00)vsGalaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)19 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)
+145 grams (5.08 ounces)33%
Lighter
vs193 grams (6.76 ounces)
+7.4 millimeters (0.29 inches)16%
Thinner
vs8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+1080x2280 pixels114%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1600 pixels
+435 PPI64%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs266 PPI
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+(front) 24MP20%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 20MP
+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
2.36Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core14%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
4GB LPDDR3vs+4GB LPDDR4XAdvantage
This RAM type is better and more efficient.
64GB (51GB available)vs+128GB (106GB available)108%
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
LTPS IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
5.8"vs+6.6"14%
Larger screen
(dual camera) 16MP + 2MPvs+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 5MP + 5MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
1/3.1" inchesvs+1/2" inches55%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
f/2.2 (aperture)vs+f/1.8 (aperture)22%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Android 9.0 Pievs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
4G+ LTE-Avs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps6 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
3000 mAhvs+5000 mAh67%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs+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
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
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+19 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 P20 Lite (AL00)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)
ModelP20 Lite (AL00)Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)
Other model namesHuawei P20 lite ANE-AL00 64GB, Huawei AnneGalaxy A42 5G SM-A426B/DS (128GB + 4GB RAM)
Country or region availableIndia
India
(Europe)(Global, International)
(Europe), (Global, International)
BrandHuaweiSamsung
Release dateMarch, 2018September, 2020
Depth7.4 millimeters (0.29 inches)8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Size (width x height)71.2 x 148.6 millimeters (2.8 x 5.85 in)75.9 x 164.4 millimeters (2.99 x 6.47 in)
Weight145 grams (5.08 ounces)193 grams (6.76 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Huawei P20 Lite (AL00)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)
Operating systemAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 Piefeature not registered
HardwareHuawei P20 Lite (AL00)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)
Chipset64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 659 (16nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SM7225 (8nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.36Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.7Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Dual-Core Kryo 570
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 570
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T830 MP2 900MhzQualcomm Adreno 619
RAM memory4GB LPDDR34GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (51GB available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (106GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayHuawei P20 Lite (AL00)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)
Display typeLTPS IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.8" inches6.6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~79.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2280 pixels720x1600 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)435 PPI266 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz
Mobile networksHuawei P20 Lite (AL00)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD 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)
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps2000/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
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 850/900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat11 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28, 40, 41, 78)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingHuawei P20 Lite (AL00)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)
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 P20 Lite (AL00)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
16 megapixels
2MP depthf/2.4
(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2123º
5MP macrof/2.4
5MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.1" inches1/2" inches
Pixel size1µm pixel0.8µm 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 sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraHuawei P20 Lite (AL00)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)
Front camera (secondary)24 megapixels20 megapixels
Front camera resolution5632x4224 pixels5184x3840 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 size1/2.8" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.9µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaHuawei P20 Lite (AL00)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)
RadioFM (RDS)FM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityHuawei P20 Lite (AL00)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 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 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsHuawei P20 Lite (AL00)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Other features- Colors: Black, Klein Blue
- 2.5D curved glass back
- EMUI 8.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Prism Dot Black, White, Gray
- One UI 2.5
- Samsung Pay
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyHuawei P20 Lite (AL00)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts18W (9V/2A) Fast battery charging15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy1020 minutes | 17 hours | 0.7 dayfeature not registered
Standby27240 minutes | 454 hours | 18.9 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateHuawei P20 Lite (AL00)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered1.154W/kg (head) | 1.334W/kg (body)
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