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Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS) vs Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX3)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S20 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 S20 (SM-G980F/DS)32Points
Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)
6.2"
AMOLED

1440x3200

12.2
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

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05PointsHuawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX3)Compare Samsung Galaxy S20 X
Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX3)
6.3"
IPS

1080x2340

20
MP

24mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3750
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/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!

Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)32 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)vsMate 20 Lite (SNE-LX3)5 Advantages Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX3)
+2.73GHz 64bit Octa-Core24%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.2GHz 64bit Octa-Core
+8GB LPDDR5100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs4GB LPDDR4
+128GB (104GB available)108%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs64GB (50GB available)
+UFS 3.0Advantage
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
+163 grams (5.71 ounces)6%
Lighter
vs172 grams (6.02 ounces)
+Dynamic AMOLEDAdvantage
Dynamic AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsLTPS IPS LCD
+HDR10+Advantage
The HDR10+ display provides vibrant colors and more details
vsNot supported
+120Hz100%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
vs60Hz
+1440x3200 pixels82%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2340 pixels
+566 PPI38%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs409 PPI
+(triple camera) 12.2MP + 64MP + 12MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 20MP + 2MP
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+8K UHD (7680x4320)15 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+Android 12Advantage
Android 12 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 10
+(4G+ LTE-A) 2000 Mbps2 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4000 mAh7%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3750 mAh
+25W39%
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.
vs18W
+Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)Advantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
vsNot supported
+2 slots (Dual-SIM) + e-SIM (Eletronic)
(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)
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.2 + A2DP
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+USB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
+Gorilla Glass 6Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs+7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)4%
Thinner
6.2"vs+6.3"2%
Larger screen
(front) 10MPvs+(dual front camera) 24MP + 2MP157%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Type-C reversible connectorvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general

23 Common items in both devices
Aluminum frame, glass front/back / Aluminum body, glass front
16 million
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
f/1.8 (aperture)
4G+ LTE-A
+16 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX3)
ModelGalaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX3)
Other model namesGalaxy S20 4G-LTE G980F/Dual-Sim (Exynos, 8GB RAM) - GlobalHuawei Mate 20 Lite SNE-L03 (Single-sim), Huawei Sydney
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
USAMexico
USA, Mexico
BrandSamsungHuawei
Release date3/6/2020, Announced: 2/11/20209/12/2018
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)69.1 x 151.7 millimeters (2.72 x 5.97 in)75.3 x 158.3 millimeters (2.96 x 6.23 in)
Weight163 grams (5.71 ounces)172 grams (6.02 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistantNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX3)
System versionAndroid 10Android 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 12Android 10
User InterfaceOne UI 2.5 / 3.1 / 4.0feature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX3)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 990 (7nm)64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 710 (12nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.73GHz Dual-Core Mongoose M5
2.5GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
2GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.2GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.7GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G77 MP11 (800MHz)ARM Mali-G51 MP4 1Ghz
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX3)
RAM memory8GB LPDDR54GB LPDDR4
Internal storage128GB (104GB available)
UFS 3.0
64GB (50GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX3)
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDLTPS IPS LCD
Screen size6.2" inches6.3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~88.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~81.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x3200 pixels (20:9)1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)566 PPI409 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Not supported
Display features120Hz
HDR10+
Always-On Display
120Hz@FHD
60Hz@QHD
60Hz

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX3)
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) + e-SIM
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/200 Mbps600/150 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 networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE 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
LTE Cat12 (Bands 2, 4, 5, 7, 12, 17, 28)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkLTE 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
Not supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-ANot supported

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX3)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
12.2 megapixels
64MP telephotof/2.029mm1/1.72"0.8µmPDAFOIS1.1x-optical-zoom
12MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1.4µmSuper-Steady-video
(dual camera)
20 megapixels
2MP depth
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels5184x3840 pixels
Video recording (primary)8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/1.76" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.8µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both camerasPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extras4K@60fps
1080p@240fps
720p@960fps
feature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX3)
Front camera (secondary)10 megapixels(dual front camera)
24 megapixels
2MP depth
Front camera resolution3872x2592 pixels5632x4224 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/3.2" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.22µm pixelfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX3)
LoudspeakerStereo sound
32-bit/384kHz
Dolby Atmos
Tuned by AKG
Supported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedFM
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 S20 (SM-G980F/DS)Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX3)
USBUSB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNASupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
NFCSupportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX3)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gesture
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX3)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh3750 mAh
Charger, watts25W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
9W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
18W (9V/2A) Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy20 hoursfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX3)
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: Cosmic Grey, Cloud Blue, Cloud Pink, Cloud White, Aura Red
- Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
- Bixby
- Samsung DeX
- Samsung Pay (MST, NFC)
- Colors: Black, Sapphire blue, Platinum gold

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)Huawei Mate 20 Lite (SNE-LX3)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.76W/kg (head), 1.01W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.279W/kg (head), 1.525W/kg (body)feature not registered
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