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Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426U) vs Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A42 5G vs Huawei Mate 20 Lite phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Huawei Mate 20 Lite XSamsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426U)13Points
Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426U)
6.6"
AMOLED

720x1600

48
MP

20mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

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07PointsHuawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1)Compare Samsung Galaxy A42 5G X
Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1)
6.3"
IPS

1080x2340

20
MP

24mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3750
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426U)

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!

Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426U)13 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426U)vsMate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1)7 Advantages Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1)
+2.2GHz 64bit Octa-Core18%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.2GHz 64bit Octa-Core
+128GB (103GB available)106%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs64GB (50GB available)
+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.1
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsLTPS IPS LCD
+6.6"5%
Larger screen
vs6.3"
+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 5MP + 5MP2 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 20MP + 2MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+Android 12Advantage
Android 12 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 10
+5G NRAdvantage
The 5G NR network is newer and faster
vs4G+ LTE-A
+(5G NR) 5000 Mbps7 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps
+5000 mAh33%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3750 mAh
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.2 + A2DP
193 grams (6.76 ounces)vs+172 grams (6.02 ounces)12%
Lighter
8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)vs+7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)13%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum body, glass frontAdvantage
More resistant material
720x1600 pixelsvs+1080x2340 pixels119%
Higher resolution screen
266 PPIvs+409 PPI54%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
(front) 20MPvs+(dual front camera) 24MP + 2MP30%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
15Wvs+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.

31 Common items in both devices
4GB LPDDR4X / 4GB LPDDR4
60Hz
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
+24 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426U)Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1)
ModelGalaxy A42 5G (SM-A426U)Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1)
Other model namesGalaxy A42 5G SM-A426U1 (128GB + 4GB RAM)Huawei Mate 20 Lite SNE-L01 Single-sim + NFC, Huawei Sydney
Country or region availableUSA
USA
(Europe)South Africa
(Europe), South Africa
BrandSamsungHuawei
Release date11/11/2020, Announced: 9/2/20209/12/2018
Depth8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)75.9 x 164.4 millimeters (2.99 x 6.47 in)75.3 x 158.3 millimeters (2.96 x 6.23 in)
Weight193 grams (6.76 ounces)172 grams (6.02 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426U)Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1)
System versionAndroid 10Android 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 12Android 10
User InterfaceOne UI 2.5 / 3.1 / 4.0feature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426U)Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G (SM7225) (8nm)64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 710 (12nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.2GHz Dual-Core Kryo 570
1.8GHz Hexa-Core Kryo 570
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.2GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.7GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 619 (800MHz)ARM Mali-G51 MP4 1Ghz
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 324686 (v8)
Geekbench: 1910 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 33fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
feature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426U)Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1)
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4
Internal storage128GB (103GB available)
UFS 2.1
64GB (50GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426U)Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDLTPS IPS LCD
Screen size6.6" inches6.3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~81.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1600 pixels (20:9)1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)266 PPI409 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Refresh rate60Hz60Hz
Display featuresNot supportedNot supported

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426U)Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload5000/1024 Mbps600/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 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 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat11 (2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 20, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48)
VoLTE
LTE Cat12 (Bands 1, 3, 7, 8, 20)
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave (2, 25, 41, 66, 71, 77, 78, 260, 261)Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA, 5G NRGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426U)Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2123°
5MP macrof/2.4
5MP depthf/2.4
(dual camera)
20 megapixels
2MP depth
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels5184x3840 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered27mm lens
Sensor size1/2" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered
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 sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extras1080p@30fps
720p@480fps
feature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426U)Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1)
Front camera (secondary)20 megapixels(dual front camera)
24 megapixels
2MP depth
Front camera resolution5184x3840 pixels5632x4224 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426U)Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1)
LoudspeakerMono sound (not stereo)Supported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426U)Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedNot 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 supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426U)Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426U)Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh3750 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging18W (9V/2A) Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426U)Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
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: Prism Dot Black, White, Gray
- Samsung Pay
- Colors: Black, Sapphire blue, Platinum gold

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426U)Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX1)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.11W/kg (head), 1.25W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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