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Huawei P40 Lite (L21A) vs Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (SM-N930F)

Side by side comparison between Huawei P40 Lite vs Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Huawei P40 Lite (L21A)
6.4"
IPS

1080x2310

48
MP

16mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4200
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
22PointsSamsung Galaxy Note 7 (SM-N930F)Compare Huawei P40 Lite X
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (SM-N930F)
5.7"
AMOLED

1440x2560

12.2
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (SM-N930F)

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!

P40 Lite (L21A)15 Advantages Huawei P40 Lite (L21A)vsGalaxy Note 7 (SM-N930F)22 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (SM-N930F)
+2.27GHz 64bit Octa-Core25%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.3GHz 64bit Octa-Core
+6GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs4GB LPDDR4
+128GB (107GB available)106%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs64GB (52GB available)
+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vsUFS 2.0
+6.4"12%
Larger screen
vs5.7"
+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP4 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 12.2MP
+1/2" inches28%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.55" inches
+(front) 16MP2 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 7.0 Nougat
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4200 mAh20%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3500 mAh
+40W167%
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 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)
(dedicated slot)
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.2 + A2DP
183 grams (6.41 ounces)vs+169 grams (5.92 ounces)8%
Lighter
8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)vs+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)10%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
LTPS IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
1080x2310 pixelsvs+1440x2560 pixels48%
Higher resolution screen
398 PPIvs+515 PPI29%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
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
f/1.8 (aperture)vs+f/1.7 (aperture)6%
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
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)78%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
(4G+ LTE-A) 400 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbps13%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Iris scannerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+SpO2Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Govs+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Not supportedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

24 Common items in both devices
Until 256GB nano-Memory / Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
4G+ LTE-A
+17 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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📱 Model features

Huawei P40 Lite (L21A)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (SM-N930F)
ModelP40 Lite (L21A)Galaxy Note 7 (SM-N930F)
Other model namesHuawei P40 lite (JNY-L21A, JNY-LX1) NFC Dual-SIMSamsung Galaxy Note 7 Octa N930F, Galaxy Note 6
Country or region available(Europe)(Global, International)
(Europe), (Global, International)
South Africa(Latin America)Brazil(Europe)New Zealand(Global, International)
South Africa, (Latin America), Brazil, (Europe), New Zealand, (Global, International)
BrandHuaweiSamsung
Release date3/2/20209/1/2016
Depth8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)76.3 x 159.2 millimeters (3 x 6.27 in)73.9 x 153.5 millimeters (2.91 x 6.04 in)
Weight183 grams (6.41 ounces)169 grams (5.92 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistant

🤖 Operating System

Huawei P40 Lite (L21A)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (SM-N930F)
System versionAndroid 10Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 7.0 Nougat
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Huawei P40 Lite (L21A)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (SM-N930F)
Chipset64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 810 (7nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 8 Octa 8890 (14nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.27GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
1.88GHz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.3GHz Quad-Core Exynos M1 Mongoose
1.6GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G52 MP6 820MhzARM Mali-T880 MP12
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Huawei P40 Lite (L21A)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (SM-N930F)
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4
Internal storage128GB (107GB available)
UFS 2.1
64GB (52GB available)
UFS 2.0
External storageUntil 256GB nano-Memory
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Huawei P40 Lite (L21A)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (SM-N930F)
Display typeLTPS IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.4" inches5.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~79% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2310 pixels (19:9)1440x2560 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)398 PPI515 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 5
Display features60Hzfeature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

Huawei P40 Lite (L21A)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (SM-N930F)
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/upload400/75 Mbps450/50 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 networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat13 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat9 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported

📷 Camera

Huawei P40 Lite (L21A)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (SM-N930F)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.4
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
12.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Huawei P40 Lite (L21A)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (SM-N930F)
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)2K UHD (2560x1440)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered22mm lens
Sensor size1/3.06" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1µm pixelfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Huawei P40 Lite (L21A)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (SM-N930F)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Huawei P40 Lite (L21A)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (SM-N930F)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
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) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Huawei P40 Lite (L21A)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (SM-N930F)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Heart rate
Iris scanner
Proximity sensor
SpO2
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Huawei P40 Lite (L21A)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (SM-N930F)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4200 mAh3500 mAh
Charger, watts40W Fast battery charging15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered38 hours (1.6 days)
Standbyfeature not registered312 hours (13 days)

➕ Other features

Huawei P40 Lite (L21A)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (SM-N930F)
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: Black, Emerald Green, Light pink/blue
- EMUI 10
- Screen protective film included
- Colors: Blue Coral, Silver Titanium, Black Onyx, Gold
- Stylus Pen (12-bit)
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard)
- S-Voice
- HD Voice

☢️ Radiation rate

Huawei P40 Lite (L21A)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (SM-N930F)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.249W/kg (head), 1.28W/kg (body)
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