P20 lite vs Galaxy Note9

Which one is best for you?

Everything about the Galaxy Note9 is big and bold. 2018’s iteration of Samsung’s phablet range makes use of its size to showcase what’s possible in a smartphone. Meanwhile the mid-range P20 lite quietly impresses with a feature set you’d expect to find in a much pricier model.

The Note9’s whopping 4000 mAh battery dwarfs the P20 lite’s 3000 mAh cell, and should guarantee a whole day’s heavy usage. Likewise, the Samsung offers massive amounts of memory – up to 8GB of RAM powers all the Note9’s tech smoothly, and the storage memory is expandable to over a terabyte.

With fewer bells and whistles to power, the P20 lite manages perfectly well with 3GB of RAM, and sports a superb dual lens camera which delivers professional looking snaps. Its 5.8-inch Full HD+ LCD screen is excellent, while not quite reaching the dizzy heights of the Note9’s big and beautiful 6.4-inch Super AMOLED display.

As with earlier models in the Note range, the Note9 comes with Samsung’s clever S Pen stylus, allowing you to scribble notes, sketch, remotely operate the camera, or operate a presentation. Even better, the stylus slides neatly into the body of the phone.

Both are excellent phones. Which will suit you best depends on whether you want a large high-end model, or a slimmer, more affordable phone that still packs a punch.

Name P20 lite Galaxy Note9
Image Huawei mate 20 pro
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Display 5.84 inches 6.4 inch Infinity Display
Size and weight Height: 148.6 mm
Width: 71.2 mm
Depth: 7.4 mm
Weight: 145 grams
Height: 161.9 mm
Width: 76.4 mm
Depth: 8.8 mm
Weight: 201 grams
Rear camera 16 MP + 2 MP 12 MP + 12 MP
Front camera 24 MP + 16 MP 8 MP
Processor HiSilicon Kirin 659 (16 nm) Exynos 9810
Battery 3000 mAh 4000 mAh
Storage 64 GB 128 GB
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