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Samsung Galaxy M20 vs Honor 10 Lite Specs Comparison

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Samsung Galaxy M20 is latest budget offering from the South Korean smartphone giant. Let's see how it fares with the similarly priced Honor 10 Lite.
Samsung Galaxy M20 vs Honor 10 Lite Specs Comparison
Galaxy M20 or Honor 10 Lite?

The Samsung Galaxy M20 has two variants of 3GB RAM + 32GB and 4GB RAM + 64GB although it is said the latter variant will not come in PH though. The former sells for PHP 10,990.

Meanwhile, the Honor 10 Lite has two memory variants of 3GB RAM + 32GB and 3GB RAM + 64GB. It is priced at PHP 9,990 (online price) and PHP 10,990 respectively.


Samsung Galaxy M20 vs Honor 10 Lite Specs Comparison

DeviceSamsung Galaxy M20Honor 10 Lite
Display6.3-inch 2.5D TFT screen w/ FHD+ 2340 x 1080 resolution at 409 ppi6.21-inch 2.5D curved IPS screen w/ FHD+ 2340 x 1080 resolution at 415 ppi
CPU
1.8GHz 64-bit Exynos 7904 octa-core processor
2.2GHz 64-bit Kirin 710 octa-core processor
GPUMali-G71 MP2Mali-G51 MP4 w/ GPU Turbo 2.0
RAM3GB3GB
ROM32GB expandable via microSD card up to 512GB32GB/64GB expandable via microSD card slot up to 400GB
Back Camera13MP f/1.9 + 5MP f/2.2 ultra wide-angle lens w/ AF and LED flash13MP f/1.8 + 2MP f/2.4 w/ PDAF, Master AI, and LED flash
Selfie Camera8MP f/2.024MP f/2.0 w/ AI face beauty
Battery
5,000mAh w/ 15W fast charge
3,400mAh
OSAndroid 8.1 Oreo w/ Samsung Experience 9.5 skin
Android 9.0 Pie w/ EMUI 9.0
Connectivity
WiFi 802.11b/g/n, 4G LTE, Bluetooth 5, GPS, GLONASS, dual SIM
WiFi 802.11b/g/n (2.4GHz/5GHz), 700MHz 4G LTE, Bluetooth 4.2, BLE, HWA, aptX, and aptX HD, FM Radio, OTG, NFC, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, dual SIM (hybrid)
SensorsAccelerometer, orientation, proximity, gyroscope, sound, magnetic
Accelerometer, light, orientation, proximity, gyroscope, sound, magnetic
Others
Fingerprint sensor, face unlock, USB-C, Colors: charcoal black, ocean blue

Fingerprint sensor, face unlock, Colors: midnight black, white, gradient blue, gradient red
Dimensions156.4 x 74.5 x 8.8 mm154.8 x 73.64 x 7.95 mm
Weight
180 g
162 g
PricePHP 10,990 (PHP 10,490 new SRP)
PHP 9,990 (3GB RAM/64GB), PHP 8,990 (3GB RAM/32GB online price)

Bang-for-buck smartphone battle

Plastic build of the Samsung Galaxy M20
Plastic build of the Samsung Galaxy M20

Build/Design - The Samsung Galaxy M20 is made of plastic just like the build of the Honor 10 Lite. The plastic build is common among the budget phones aside from the trendy polycarbonate material.


On top, both have similarly looking dewdrop notches that are enough tho house the phones' selfie cameras. Samsung's design is called the Infinity-V notch.

Rear design of the Honor 10 Lite
Rear design of the Honor 10 Lite

At first look, these two smartphones look almost identical, but the Samsung Galaxy M20 has a bit bigger screen. 

For us, the Samsung Galaxy M20's design is a bit better than the Honor 10 Lite's.

Display - The South Korean giant dubs the screen of the Galaxy M20 as the Infinity-V display. It features a 6.3-inch FHD+ screen 2340 x 1080 resolution with 19:5:9 screen aspect ratio and 90 percent of screen-to-body.
6.3-inch Infinity V display of Galaxy M20
6.3-inch Infinity V display of Galaxy M20

Meanwhile, the Honor 10 Lite has a glass 2.5D curved 6.21-inch display with FHD+ 2340 x 1080 resolution.
6.21-inch display of the 10 Lite
6.21-inch display of the 10 Lite

The Samsung Galaxy M20 has slightly bigger screen compared with the Honor 10 Lite. 

Specs - Samsung Galaxy M20 is equipped with 1.8GHz 64-bit Exynos 7904 octa-core processor with Mali-G71 MP2 GPU, 3GBRAM, and 32GB storages.

On the other hand, Honor 10 Lite is packed with 2.2GHz 64-bit Kirin 710 octa-core processor, Mali-G51 MP4 plus GPU Turbo 2.0, 3GB RAM, and 32GB/64GB expandable storages. 
Samsung Galaxy M20's AnTuTu benchmark score
Samsung Galaxy M20's AnTuTu benchmark score

Honor 10 Lite's 12nm chip is a bit better than the 14nm processor of the Galaxy M20. 

For the battery, Samsung Galaxy M20 is ahead of the Honor 10 Lite. It features a 5,000mAh of battery with USB-C 15W fast charge. Meanwhile the latter only packs a smaller 3,400mAh of battery.

Cameras - Both smartphones arrived in a dual rear camera setup.
Samsung Galaxy M20's dual rear camera with ultra wide-angle mode!
Samsung Galaxy M20's dual rear camera with ultra wide-angle mode!

The Samsung Galaxy M20 sports 13MP f/1.9 + 5MP f/2.2 ultra wide-angle camera at the back, and an 8MP f/2.0 selfie camera.

Honor 10 Lite features dual rear cameras of 13MP f/1.8 + 2MP f/2.4, and a bigger 24MP f/2.0 in front.
Honor 10 Lite also has dual rear cameras!
Honor 10 Lite also has dual rear cameras!

For the main camera, either of the phones are good. But, the ultra wide-angle camera of the Samsung Galaxy M20 has advantage over the Honor 10 Lite's.

Honor 10 Lite has a special trick for low light scenes though, the AI-assisted Super Night Mode.

Meanwhile, Honor 10 Lite is the clear winner on the selfie camera aspect.

Other features - Both the Samsung Galaxy M20 and the Honor 10 Lite have face unlock and fingerprint sensor security features.

However, the Galaxy M20 is ahead of the Honor 10 Lite when it comes to the USB-C over the latter's micro USB.
Samsung Galaxy M20's USB Type-C port
Samsung Galaxy M20's USB Type-C port

However, the Honor 10 Lite is now running on the latest Android 9.0 Pie out of the box while the Samsung Galaxy M20 is still on the Android 8.1 Oreo. 

Samsung Galaxy M20 advantages - Larger screen, bigger battery capacity, USB-C
Honor 10 Lite advantages - Faster processor, better selfie cam, Android 9.0 Pie out of the box, cheaper price tag

Our thoughts

Both smartphones are have capable specs on paper. We also commend Samsung for being competitive again in the entry-level smartphones game!

Samsung Galaxy M20's edge on paper over the Honor 10 Lite are its bigger battery, larger screen, and USB Type-C port.

While the Honor 10 Lite offers slightly brighter display, Android 9.0 Pie experience.

Initially, both are bang-for-buck phones for under PHP 11K smartphone tier. 

Stay tuned for our actual comparison!
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