Oppo F7 VS Huawei P20 Lite: The Oppo F7 continues to prevail despite its flaw

Oppo F7 VS Huawei P20 Lite: The Oppo F7 continues to prevail despite its flaw. Huawei is the third largest smartphone manufacturer in the world and we can clearly see why. They have phones that compete in virtually all segments of the market. Their latest flagship; the Huawei P20 and P20 Pro are doing quite well in the high-end market. Just like they did with the Huawei Mate 10, which had a stripped version called Huawei Mate 10 Lite. Huawei also released the Huawei P20 Lite, a smartphone that features some core specs of its brothers.

The Huawei P20 Lite is a mid-range smartphone that will compete with the likes of Vivo V9, Oppo F7, Nokia 7 Plus and so on in the mid-range market. The Oppo F7 is a selfie-focused smartphone with a 25MP f/2.0 aperture front camera. It’s probably one of the cheapest mid-range smartphones with such feature. Between these two mid-range smartphones, which one offers more value for money? We would find out about that, after a comparison battle.

Oppo F7 VS Huawei P20 Lite – The Design

Oppo F7 VS Huawei P20 Lite
Oppo F7
Oppo F7 VS Huawei P20 Lite
Huawei P20 Lite

The two smartphones share a similar front look due to their top-notch display and little bottom bezel. While the Huawei P20 Lite is made up of a front glass, plastic back, and aluminum frame. The Oppo F7 is made up of a front glass and plastic unibody. Oppo did a great job with the painting of the Oppo F7’s back, which looks more like a glass back from afar. The Huawei P20 Lite weighs just 145 grams with 7.4mm thick, which is considered light to handle. While the Oppo F7 weighs 158 grams with 7.8 mm thick.

The Huawei P20 Lite features a dual rear camera, which is placed in a vertical position at the top left corner. While the Oppo F7 features a single rear camera, also placed at the top left corner. And their fingerprint sensor is positioned at the back. The Huawei P20 Lite comes in three body color options; Klein Blue, Midnight Black, and Sakura Pink. While the Oppo F7 also comes in three body color options; Solar Red, Diamond Black and Moonlight Silver. The moonlight silver body color of the Oppo F7 is available for only the 64GB internal storage variant.

Oppo F7 VS Huawei P20 Lite – The Display

Both the Oppo F7 and Huawei P20 Lite features an LTPS IPS LCD touchscreen. The Oppo F7 sports a 6.23-inch display with 1080 x 2280 pixels resolution, 19:9 aspect ratio and 405 PPI density. The display of the Oppo F7 is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5, which is the latest version. The 6.23-inch screen size of the Oppo F7 stretches up to 82.5% screen-to-body ratio.

The Huawei P20 Lite sports a smaller screen size of 5.84 inches compared to the Oppo F7. The screen stretches up to 80.5% screen-to-body ratio. And has a display resolution of 1080 x 2280 pixels, 19:9 aspect ratio with 432 PPI density. The display of both smartphones is quite similar except for their display screen size.

Oppo F7 VS Huawei P20 Lite – The Camera

This category is where the Oppo F7 takes pride in. But let’s not forget that the P20 Lite’s senior brothers; P20 and P20 Pro have the best camera out there right now. The Oppo F7 rear camera is equipped with a 16MP f/1.8 aperture shooter and LED flash. At the front camera, is the impressive 25MP f/2.0 aperture shooter. Aside from the Vivo V9 which sports a 24MP front shooter, there isn’t any lower mid-range smartphone out there with a better front camera mega pixels like the Oppo F7.

The front camera of the Huawei P20 Lite features a 16MP f/2.0 aperture shooter. At the rear camera is a 16MP f/2.2 primary shooter and 2MP secondary shooter with LED flash. On papers, it’s safe to say the Oppo F7 has better camera specs to the Huawei P20 lite.

Oppo F7 VS Huawei P20 Lite – Hardware and Software

Powering the Huawei P20 Lite is HiSilicon Kirin 659 chipset with 4-cores clocking at 2.35GHz and 4-cores clocking at 1.7GHz. The graphics of the P20 Lite is processed by Mali-T830 MP2 graphics processing unit. The P20 Lite runs on EMUI 8.0 skin on top Android 8.0 Oreo. And comes with a 4GB memory and either 32GB or 64GB internal storage.

While under the hood of the Oppo F7 is the Mediatek Helio P60 chipset. The chipset carries 4-cores Cortex-A73 reaching a speed of 2.0GHz and 4-cores Cortex-A53 reaching a speed of 2.0GHz. The Mali-G72 MP3 graphics processing unit is in charge of graphics in the Oppo F7. The Oppo F7 runs on ColorOS 5.0 skin on top of Android 8.1 Oreo. The 4GB memory with 64GB storage and 6GB memory with 128GB storage are the two variant of storage available in the Oppo F7.

Oppo F7 VS Huawei P20 Lite – The Battery

The Huawei P20 Lite is packed with a non-removable Li-Po 3000 mAh battery that charges with USB 2.0 Type-C. And support fast battery charging of 9V/2A. The downside of the Oppo F7 is that it doesn’t support fast battery charging. The phone features a non-removable Li-Ion 3400 mAh battery that charges with a microUSB 2.0 charger.

Oppo F7 VS Huawei P20 Lite – The Price

The Oppo F7 is sold for about $323 (N113,050), which is cheaper to the Huawei P20 Lite that cost about $439 (N153,650). The Oppo F7 offer value generally, and is worth buying if you can bare with the no fast battery charging support.

Oppo F7 VS Huawei P20 Lite Full Specs Comparison

Oppo F7 Huawei P20 Lite
Dimensions and Weight 156 x 75.3 x 7.8 mm. Weight: 158 g 148.6 x 71.2 x 7.4 mm. Weight: 145 g
Display 6.23 inch (82.5% screen-to-body ratio), 1080 x 2280 pixels with 405 PPI density and IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen 5.84 inch (80.5% screen-to-body ratio), 1080 x 2280 pixels with 432 PPI density and LTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Memory RAM: 4GB. ROM: 64GB OR RAM: 6GB. ROM: 128GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) RAM: 4GB. ROM: 32/64GB microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Software Android 8.1 Oreo (with ColorOS 5.0) Android 8.0 Oreo (with EMUI 8.0)
Hardware Mediatek Helio P60 chipset with Octa-core (4×2.0GHz Cortex-A73 & 4×2.0GHz Cortex-A53) processor HiSilicon Kirin 659 chipset with Octa-core (4×2.36GHz x 4×1.7GHz) processor
Camera 25MP f/2.0 aperture front camera + 16MP f/1.8 aperture with LED flash 16MP f/2.0 aperture front camera + Dual: 16MP f/2.2 aperture and 2MP with LED flash
Connectivity 2G/3G/4G Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS 2G/3G/4G Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS
Battery Non-removable Li-lon 3400 mAh battery Non-removable Li-Po 3000 mAh battery
Additional Features Fingerprint (rear-mounted) Fingerprint (rear-mounted), Fast battery charging 9V/2A

 

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  1. if you are to advice me between oppo f7 and p20 lite looking at the specs and everything which one would you advice me to buy am in a dilemma.

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