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Huawei P30 Lite (L21MEA) vs Samsung Galaxy J2 2018 (SM-J260T1)

Side by side comparison between Huawei P30 Lite vs Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Huawei P30 Lite (L21MEA)
6.15"
IPS

1080x2312

24
MP

32mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3340
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
04PointsSamsung Galaxy J2 2018 (SM-J260T1)Compare Huawei P30 Lite X
Samsung Galaxy J2 2018 (SM-J260T1)
5"
PLS

540x960

8
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2600
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Huawei P30 Lite (L21MEA)

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!

P30 Lite (L21MEA)28 Advantages Huawei P30 Lite (L21MEA)vsGalaxy J2 2018 (SM-J260T1)4 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J2 2018 (SM-J260T1)
+2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core80%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
+4GB LPDDR4100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB LPDDR3
+128GB (108GB available)11 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (9GB available)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
+7.4 millimeters (0.29 inches)20%
Thinner
vs8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+LTPS IPS LCDAdvantage
LTPS IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT PLS
+1080x2312 pixels4 times
Higher resolution screen
vs540x960 pixels
+415 PPI89%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs220 PPI
+6.15"23%
Larger screen
vs5"
+(triple camera) 24MP + 8MP + 2MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 8MP
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+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) 32MP6 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 8.1 Oreo
+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+3340 mAh28%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2600 mAh
+18W132%
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.
vs7.75W
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+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)
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
159 grams (5.57 ounces)vs+154 grams (5.39 ounces)3%
Lighter
LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
Not supportedvs+Gorilla GlassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

22 Common items in both devices
eMMC 5.1
Plastic body, glass front
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
+15 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 P30 Lite (L21MEA)Samsung Galaxy J2 2018 (SM-J260T1)
ModelP30 Lite (L21MEA)Galaxy J2 2018 (SM-J260T1)
Other model namesHuawei P30 Lite MAR-L21MEA, Marie-L21MEA (Dual-sim 24MP)Galaxy J2 (Metro by T-Mobile) SM-J260TZKATMK
Country or region availableSaudi ArabiaEgyptUnited Arab Emirates
Saudi Arabia, Egypt, United Arab Emirates
USA
USA
BrandHuaweiSamsung
Release dateApril, 2019December, 2018
Depth7.4 millimeters (0.29 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)72.7 x 152.9 millimeters (2.86 x 6.02 in)72.1 x 143.4 millimeters (2.84 x 5.65 in)
Weight159 grams (5.57 ounces)154 grams (5.39 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Huawei P30 Lite (L21MEA)Samsung Galaxy J2 2018 (SM-J260T1)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 10feature not registered
HardwareHuawei P30 Lite (L21MEA)Samsung Galaxy J2 2018 (SM-J260T1)
Chipset64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 710 (12nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917 (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.7Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G51 MP4 1GhzQualcomm Adreno 308 500Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR42GB LPDDR3
Internal storage128GB (108GB available)
eMMC 5.1
16GB (9GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayHuawei P30 Lite (L21MEA)Samsung Galaxy J2 2018 (SM-J260T1)
Display typeLTPS IPS LCDTFT PLS
Screen size6.15" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~66.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2312 pixels540x960 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)415 PPI220 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass
Display features60Hzfeature not registered
Mobile networksHuawei P30 Lite (L21MEA)Samsung Galaxy J2 2018 (SM-J260T1)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload300/50 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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (Bands 1, 3, 4, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38)
VoLTE
LTE Cat4 (Bands 2, 4, 5, 7, 66, 71)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (Bands 1, 3, 4, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38)
Not supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTENot supported
CallingHuawei P30 Lite (L21MEA)Samsung Galaxy J2 2018 (SM-J260T1)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraHuawei P30 Lite (L21MEA)Samsung Galaxy J2 2018 (SM-J260T1)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
24 megapixels
8MP ultrawide13mm
2MP depthf/2.4
8 megapixels
Main camera resolution5632x4224 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
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 only main camera
2ª cameraHuawei P30 Lite (L21MEA)Samsung Galaxy J2 2018 (SM-J260T1)
Front camera (secondary)32 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution6528x4896 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaHuawei P30 Lite (L21MEA)Samsung Galaxy J2 2018 (SM-J260T1)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityHuawei P30 Lite (L21MEA)Samsung Galaxy J2 2018 (SM-J260T1)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsHuawei P30 Lite (L21MEA)Samsung Galaxy J2 2018 (SM-J260T1)
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
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
Other features- Colors: Peacock Blue, Midnight Black, Pearl White
- EMUI 9.0
- 3D curved glass
- Oleophobic coating screen
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Supported games: PUBG Mobile, Mobile Legends, Arena of Valor, Rules of Survival, Vainglory e NBA2K18
- Colors: Black
- HAC M3/T4
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyHuawei P30 Lite (L21MEA)Samsung Galaxy J2 2018 (SM-J260T1)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity3340 mAh2600 mAh
Charger, watts18W (9V/2A) Fast battery charging7.75W (5V/1.55A) Standard charging
Talk time autonomy1260 minutes | 21 hours | 0.9 day960 minutes | 16 hours | 0.7 day
Standby17580 minutes | 293 hours | 12.2 days19500 minutes | 325 hours | 13.5 days
Radiation rateHuawei P30 Lite (L21MEA)Samsung Galaxy J2 2018 (SM-J260T1)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.83W/kg (head) | 1.59W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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