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Huawei P9 vs. LG V20 Specs & Scores

Created date: 09/30/2018, 22:16:18, Updated date: 04/16/2020, 19:54:11

Huawei P9LG V20
Huawei P9LG V20

How did the evaluations between the Huawei P9 and LG V20 differ when we compared the two? We reviewed each of the most commonly scrutinized features. If you are thinking about which smartphone to get, check out this review immediately!

Huawei P9LG V20
Huawei P9

LG V20

General rating:
Holding comfortrating-image3.6
2.8inches (70.9mm) x 5.7inches (145mm) x 0.28inches (7mm)
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3.0748inches (78.1mm) x 6.3inches (159.7mm) x 0.3inches (7.6mm)
Weightrating-image3.6
5.0704oz (144g)
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6.1oz (174g)
Screen sizerating-image3.9
5.2 inch
rating-image4.3
5.7 inch
Display qualityrating-image4.3
423ppi
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515ppi
Battery liferating-image3.3
3000mAh
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3200mAh
Processing powerrating-image4.4
2.5GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore)
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2.15GHz+1.6GHz×4(Quad core)
Memory capacityrating-image3.5
4GB
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4GB
Storage capacityrating-image3.4
64GB
rating-image3.4
64GB
Rear camera performancerating-image3.0
12 MP
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16 MP
Front camera performancerating-image2.9
8 MP
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5 MP

Huawei P9 and LG V20, performance comparison

Huawei P9 and LG V20 size comparison. Which to choose?

The size of the body has a big influence on the ease of carrying and one-handed operation. The narrower the width, the easier it is to firmly grasp and hold, but you also have to take into account the device's thickness. Also, if the width and height are smaller, its easier to operate one-handed since its easier to extend your fingers. On the contrary, if the width and height are large, it's difficult to fit in your pocket and is bulky even when put in a bag, and portability is impaired.

The Huawei P9 has a width of 2.8inches (70.9mm), a length of 5.7inches (145mm), and a thickness of 0.28inches (7mm). Also, the LG V20 has a width of 3.0748inches (78.1mm), a length of 6.3inches (159.7mm), and a thickness of 0.3inches (7.6mm).

Comparing the width and thickness of the body, the Huawei P9 is considerably smaller and more compact than the LG V20. The Huawei P9 excels over the LG V20 in terms of being easier to hold with one hand and is therefore less likely to be accidentally dropped. If you're looking for a smart phone with superior grip and hand fit, we recommend purchasing the Huawei P9 over the LG V20.

Comparing the width and thickness of the body, the Huawei P9 is a more compact size than the LG V20. For that reason the Huawei P9 has higher one-handed operability, and has greater portability, being less likely to get in the way when being carried. For these reasons, we recommend the Huawei P9.

Comparing the overall size of the two devices, the Huawei P9 is a considerably larger size than the LG V20. In terms of being more convenient to use one-handed, and less likely to get in the way when you're not using it, the Huawei P9 is superior to the LG V20. If you're going for the smart phone sized to be easiest to carry and handle with one hand, we recommend buying the Huawei P9 over the LG V20.

ScoreDimensions (width x height x thickness)
Huawei P971/1002.8inches (70.9mm) x 5.7inches (145mm) x 0.28inches (7mm)
LG V2057/1003.0748inches (78.1mm) x 6.3inches (159.7mm) x 0.3inches (7.6mm)

Huawei P9 and LG V20, which is more comfortable to hold? Weight comparison

The weight of the device affects hand fatigue and the burden placed upon the wrist. The lighter it is, the longer you'll be able to operate the device without tiring. Also, if the burden placed on the wrist is lower, you'll be able to use the device more comfortably. However if the weight isn't right for you, it could place more of a burden on your body, causing you to feel stress.

The weight of the Huawei P9 is about 5.0704oz (144g), and the weight of the LG V20 is about 6.1oz (174g). Comparing the weight of the two devices, the Huawei P9 is a considerably lighter smart phone than the LG V20, and there is a difference of about 1.0295oz (144g). In terms of the burden placed upon your fingers and wrist, the Huawei P9 is superior to the LG V20. If you are going for a smart phone that won't lead to hand fatigue even after extended use, and is less likely to place a burden on your fingers, we recommend purchasing the Huawei P9 over the LG V20.

ScoreWeight
Huawei P972/1005.0704oz (144g)
LG V2060/1006.1oz (174g)

Huawei P9 and LG V20, whose display is easier to use?

The size of the screen affects usability and screen visibility. A larger screen means larger letters and buttons on apps, so the user is less likely to tap adjacent buttons by mistake. In addition, the user can enjoy a more intense experience when playing games and watching videos.

The Huawei P9 has a 5.2 inch display. Also, the LG V20 has a 5.7 inch display. Comparing the screen size, the LG V20 has a larger screen compared to the Huawei P9, with a roughly 0.5 inch difference. As a result, the user is less likely to mistap when using apps on the LG V20 than on the Huawei P9, and is also able to enjoy videos and games on a larger screen. Therefore, we recommend the LG V20.

ScoreDisplay size
Huawei P977/1005.2 inch
LG V2085/1005.7 inch

Huawei P9 and LG V20, which has a clearer display?

Pixel density affects picture quality, and the higher the pixel density, the better the picture quality, which means the user can gain more enjoyment from games and videos. In addition, higher picture quality decreases eyestrain, which means that the user will experience less eye fatigue after prolonged use.

The resolution on the Huawei P9 is 1080 x 1920, and pixel density is 423ppi. Also, the resolution on the LG V20 is 1440 x 2560, and pixel density is 515ppi. Comparing the pixel count, the difference in pixel density between the Huawei P9 and the LG V20 is negligible. As a result, they are both evenly matched in terms of picture quality and easiness on the eyes. Therefore, we recommend comparing them based on other aspects of performance and functionality.

ScorePixel density
Huawei P985/100423ppi
LG V2087/100515ppi

Huawei P9 and LG V20, a summary of the differences in battery life

Battery performance greatly affects battery life, but greater battery capacity does not necessarily mean greater battery life, since battery efficiency should also be considered. Bigger screens and higher CPU performance will mean the batteries are depleted more quickly.

The Huawei P9 is 3000mAh, and the LG V20 is 3200mAh. Regarding battery capacity, there is a negligible difference in battery capacity between the Huawei P9 and LG V20. Since both have roughly equal battery life, you are better off comparing them based on other aspects of performance and functionality.

ScoreBattery capacity
Huawei P965/1003000mAh
LG V2068/1003200mAh

Huawei P9 and LG V20, which has better CPU?

CPU performance affects the ability to process programs, and the ability to process programs is determined by the product of the number of cores in the CPU and the CPU frequency. The higher this performance is, the more smoothly apps and games will run, and with low performance apps and games become heavy and stress is experienced.

The Huawei P9's CPU is a HiSilicon Kirin 955, with performance measured at 2.5GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore). Also, the LG V20's CPU is a Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820, with performance measured at 2.15GHz+1.6GHz×4(Quad core). Comparing CPU performance, the Huawei P9 has considerably higher specs than the LG V20. In terms of being able to comfortably play games and run apps smoothly, the Huawei P9 is superior to the LG V20. If you're going for a high spec smart phone that runs smoothly and comfortably handles games, we recommend purchasing the Huawei P9 over the LG V20.

ScoreCPU specs
Huawei P988/1002.5GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore)
LG V2057/1002.15GHz+1.6GHz×4(Quad core)

Huawei P9 and LG V20, what's the difference in memory capacity?

RAM affects multitasking ability and the stability of apps. The larger the amount of RAM is, the more stability there will be even in situations where multiple apps are running simultaneously, allowing for comfortable use. In addition, animation will be more smooth, and apps will be less likely to freeze or crash. Also, without sufficient RAM, there are games you won't be able to run, so it is necessary to be careful.

The weight of the Huawei P9 is 4GB and the weight of the LG V20 is 4GB. Comparing the devices in terms of RAM, there is almost no difference in the amount of RAM of the Huawei P9 and the LG V20. For that reason they have about the same level of multitasking performance and 3D game and VR smoothness. That's why it is better to make a comparison in terms of other aspects of performance and functionality.

ScoreRAM size
Huawei P970/1004GB
LG V2070/1004GB

Huawei P9 and LG V20, which has more data storage?

Storage capacity affects the amount of data that is capable of being stored. The larger the storage capacity, the more pictures you can take and the more applications you can install. In addition, if your smartphone accepts SD cards, then you can increase its storage capacity. However, there are performance related drawbacks, including a slower data transfer rate than the primary memory, and you cannot transfer all your data on the card, so be warned.

The data storage capacity of the Huawei P9 is 64GB. Also the LG V20 is 64GB. Regarding storage capacity, there is a negligible difference in storage capacity between the Huawei P9 and LG V20. As a result, you can save roughly the same amount of pictures, and install roughly the same amount of applications, on either phone. You are better off comparing them based on other aspects of performance and functionality.

ScoreStorage size
Huawei P967/10064GB
LG V2067/10064GB

Huawei P9 and LG V20 rear camera performance comparison. Which has a higher resolution?

One factor that determines the performance of the exterior camera located on the back of the device (the rear/back camera) is the pixel count. The larger the pixel count, the higher the resolution of the pictures you can take, and the cleaner the pictures will look when printed.

Huawei P9 has a 12 MP main camera. Also, LG V20 has a 16 MP main camera. Comparing rear camera performance, the LG V20 has a higher pixel count than the Huawei P9, with a roughly 4 MP difference. As a result, the LG V20 is better able to take high quality landscape pictures than the Huawei P9, and the pictures will look cleaner when printed. Therefore, we recommend the LG V20.

ScoreRear-camera resolution
Huawei P959/10012 MP
LG V2068/10016 MP

Huawei P9 and LG V20, whose front camera has a better picture quality?

One factor that determines the performance of the exterior camera located on the front of the device (the in/front camera) is the pixel count. The larger the pixel count, the higher the resolution of the pictures you can take, and the cleaner the pictures will look when printed.

Huawei P9 has an 8 MP front camera and LG V20 has an 5 MP front camera. Comparing rear camera performance, the front camera of the Huawei P9 has a higher pixel count than the LG V20, with a roughly 3 MP difference. As a result, the Huawei P9 is better able to take high quality selfies than the LG V20, and the pictures will look cleaner when printed. Therefore, we recommend the Huawei P9.

ScoreFront-camera resolution
Huawei P958/1008 MP
LG V2050/1005 MP

Huawei P9 and LG V20, performance comparison by specification sheet

Huawei P9LG V20
ImageHuawei P9LG V20
MakerHuaweiLG
Release date4, 201610, 2016
ColorCeramic White/Haze Gold/Rose Gold/Titanium Grey/Mystic Silver/Prestige Gold/Red/BlueTitan/Silver/Pink
OSAndroidAndroid
Dimensions (width x height x thickness)2.8inches (70.9mm) x 5.7inches (145mm) x 0.28inches (7mm)3.0748inches (78.1mm) x 6.3inches (159.7mm) x 0.3inches (7.6mm)
Weight5.0704oz (144g)6.1oz (174g)
Display size5.2 inch5.7 inch
Display typeIPS-NEO LCDIPS LCD
Screen resolution (width x height)1080 x 19201440 x 2560
Pixel density423ppi515ppi
Battery capacity3000mAh3200mAh
ChipsetHiSilicon Kirin 955Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820
CPU specs2.5GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore)2.15GHz+1.6GHz×4(Quad core)
RAM size4GB4GB
Storage size64GB64GB
Rear-camera resolution12 MP16 MP
Front-camera resolution8 MP5 MP

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