Compare Huawei P20 Lite vs Apple iPhone 3GS: Price, Specs, Review

Difference between the Huawei P20 Lite smartphone and the Apple iPhone 3GS mobile, with the technical details, but also the respective performances. The first phone is operating with the HiSilicon Kirin 659 processor, which has 8 cores, 8 threads, an energy-efficient frequency of 1,7 GHz, a high-performance frequency of 2,4 GHz. The second is working with the Cortex-A8 processor, with 1 cores, 1 threads, its initial frequency is 0,6 GHz, its maximum frequency is 0,6 GHz.


Smartphone Huawei P20 Lite Apple iPhone 3GS
Model version(s) Huawei ANE-AL00 A1325
Release date Q1 2018 Q2 2009
Dimensions 5.85 x 2.80 x 0.29 in 4.55 x 2.44 x 0.48 in
Weight 5.11 oz 4.76 oz
Body Front glass,
aluminum frame,
back in plastic
Aluminum body
Screen size, colours 5.84 inches, 16M colors 3.5 inches, 16M colors
Screen type LTPS IPS LCD TFT
Resolution 1080 x 2280 pixels 320 x 480 pixels
Screen ratio 19:9 3:2
Density 432 ppi 165 ppi
Operating system Android 8.0 iOS 3
Processor HiSilicon Kirin 659 Cortex-A8
Lithography 16 nm FinFET+ 65 nm
Cores 8 1
Threads 8 1
High-performance cores 4x Cortex-A53 @2.36 GHz 1x Cortex-A8 @600 MHz
Energy-efficient cores 4x Cortex-A53 @1.7 GHz
GPU Mali-T830 MP2 PowerVR SGX535
Memory 4 GB RAM 0.256 GB RAM
Storage 32 / 128 GB 8 / 32 GB
Memory card Up to 256 GB
Camera 16 MP, f/2.2, 1.0┬Ám
2 MP, depth sensor
3.15 MP, AF, f/2.8
Video 1080p30 480p30
Front camera 16 MP, f/2.0, 28mm
24 MP, f/2.0
Front video 1080p30 No
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE 2.1, A2DP
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 2.0
Battery capacity 3,000 mAh 1,220 mAh
Battery type Non-removable Li-Po Non-removable Li-Ion
Versatile use autonomy ~ 5 hours and 20 minutes ~ 8 hours
Head SAR value (US) 1.21 W/kg 0.26 W/kg
Body SAR value (US) 1.08 W/kg 0.79 W/kg
AnTuTu 87,975
Geekbench 4 single core 929 150
Geekbench 4 multi-core 3,640 150
Rating 4.4 / 5 3.4 / 5
Number of reviews 3,277 365
Price $289 $45
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We can thus compare easily the technical specifications between these two smartphones. The Huawei P20 Lite smartphone has a bigger number of cores, the maximum frequency of the Huawei P20 Lite is higher. The Huawei P20 Lite has a more recent release date.

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Performance comparison between the Huawei P20 Lite phone and the Apple iPhone 3GS. 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 P20 Lite  929
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 thus a difference of 519%. In multi-core, the gap is 2327%.


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.