Compare Apple iPhone 3GS vs Huawei Mate 10 Lite: Price, Specs, Review

Difference between the Apple iPhone 3GS smartphone and the Huawei Mate 10 Lite mobile, with the technical details, but also the respective performances. The first phone is operating with the Cortex-A8 processor, which has 1 cores, 1 threads, an energy-efficient frequency of 0,6 GHz, a high-performance frequency of 0,6 GHz. The second is working with the HiSilicon Kirin 659 processor, with 8 cores, 8 threads, its initial frequency is 1,7 GHz, its maximum frequency is 2,4 GHz.


Smartphone Apple iPhone 3GS Huawei Mate 10 Lite
Model version(s) A1325 Huawei RNE-L21
Release date Q2 2009 Q4 2017
Dimensions 4.55 x 2.44 x 0.48 in 6.15 x 2.96 x 0.30 in
Weight 4.76 oz 5.78 oz
Body Aluminum body Front glass,
aluminum body
Screen size, colours 3.5 inches, 16M colors 5.9 inches, 16M colors
Screen type TFT IPS LCD
Resolution 320 x 480 pixels 1080 x 2160 pixels
Screen ratio 3:2 18:9
Density 165 ppi 409 ppi
Operating system iOS 3 Android 7.0
Processor Cortex-A8 HiSilicon Kirin 659
Lithography 65 nm 16 nm FinFET+
Cores 1 8
Threads 1 8
High-performance cores 1x Cortex-A8 @600 MHz 4x Cortex-A53 @2.36 GHz
Energy-efficient cores 4x Cortex-A53 @1.7 GHz
GPU PowerVR SGX535 Mali-T830 MP2
Memory 0.256 GB RAM 4 GB RAM
Storage 8 / 32 GB 64 GB
Memory card Up to 256 GB
Camera 3.15 MP, AF, f/2.8 16 MP, f/2.2, 27mm
2 MP, depth sensor
Video 480p30 1080p30
Front camera No 13 MP, f/2.0, 26mm
2 MP, depth sensor
Front video No 1080p30
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth 2.1, A2DP 4.2, A2DP, LE
USB 2.0 2.0
Battery capacity 1,220 mAh 3,340 mAh
Battery type Non-removable Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Ion
Versatile use autonomy ~ 8 hours ~ 8 hours and 40 minutes
Head SAR value (US) 0.26 W/kg
Body SAR value (US) 0.79 W/kg
AnTuTu 87,221
Geekbench 4 single core 150 912
Geekbench 4 multi-core 150 3,500
Rating 3.4 / 5 4.4 / 5
Number of reviews 365 1,458
Price $45 $249
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We can thus compare easily the technical specifications between these two smartphones. The Huawei Mate 10 Lite smartphone has a bigger number of cores, the maximum frequency of the Huawei Mate 10 Lite is higher. The Huawei Mate 10 Lite was released after.

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Performance comparison between the Apple iPhone 3GS phone and the Huawei Mate 10 Lite. For this purpose, we are looking at the respective scores on AnTuTu and Geekbench 4.

Geekbench 4:

Processor Geekbench 4 – Multi-core & single core score – Android 64-bit & iOS 64-bit
Huawei Mate 10 Lite  912
Apple iPhone 3GS  150

This graph shows us the difference in power between these two phones. For each value, it is an average based on 250 data generated in the benchmark platform.

On the single-core side, there is a difference of 508%. In multi-core, the gap reaches 2233%.


Unfortunately, we can not yet display the comparison chart for the results on AnTuTu, because we lack data for at least one of these processors. Please, come back in a few days.