Huawei Mate 9 Lite vs LG Q9: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Huawei Mate 9 Lite vs LG Q9. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

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Technical data sheets

Basics

Score

Ki Price/Quality
Score
No price,
no Ki
No price,
no Ki
Design and Screen score 4.7 Design & Materials 7.9 Design & Materials
Performance and Hardware score 4.7 Performance & Hardware 6.5 Performance & Hardware
Camera score 4.7 Camera 5.9 Camera
Connectivity score 5.7 Connectivity 6.5 Connectivity
Battery score 5.2 Battery 4.3 Battery

User reviews

User score
7.9
14 opinions
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Summary

Inches 5.5" 6.1"
Resolution FHD QHD+
Usable surface 72% useful 83% useful
Aspect Ratio 16:9 19.5:9
Dimensions 76.2 mm
150.9 mm
8.2 mm
71.9 mm
153.2 mm
7.9 mm
Weight 162 g 159 g
Micro Kirin 655
Octa-Core
SnapD. 821
Quad-Core
RAM 3 GB RAM 4 GB RAM
Storage 32 GB 64 GB
AnTuTu 57.000
v?
165.000
v?
Battery 3340 mAh 3000 mAh
Main Camera 1
12 Mpx · ƒ/2.2

2
1
15.9 Mpx · ƒ/2.2

Selfie Camera SELF 8 Mpx · ƒ/-- SELF 8 Mpx · ƒ/1.9
Bands
OS Android 6.0 Marshmallow Android 8.0 Oreo

Brand

Brand Huawei LG
Aliases -- LM-Q925S

Release Date

Release date November 2016,
4 years ago
January 2019,
2 years ago
State Not available Not available
Market Latam Korea

Design & Materials

Structure

Huawei Mate 9 Lite
LG Q9
Huawei Mate 9 Lite
LG Q9
Size
76.2 mm
150.9 mm
8.2 mm
Print 3D Model
71.9 mm
153.2 mm
7.9 mm
Print 3D Model
Weight 162 g 159 g
Usable surface 72 % 83 %
Materials Metal Glass
Resistance - IP68
MIL-STD-810G
Colors
Gold

Silver

Gray
Black

Blue

Red

Screen

Diagonal 5.5" 6.1"
Type LCD IPS LCD IPS
Aspect Ratio 16:9 19.5:9
Resolution FHD
1080 x 1920 px
QHD+
1440 x 3120 px
Density 401 Pixels per inch 563 Pixels per inch

Others

Others
  • Without Notch
  • Scratch resistant
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Medium-sized Notch
  • Always-On Display
  • HDR10
  • Scratch resistant
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Frameless

User reviews

Is it a drop-resistant and scratch-resistant smartphone?
7.9
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Do you think it's a nice phone?
8.6
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Is it comfortable?
7.9
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Can you see it well in the sunlight?
7.9
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Number of reviews
14 opinions
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Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 655 Qualcomm Snapdragon 821
CPU 4x Cortex-A53 2.15 GHz + 4x Cortex-A53 1.7 GHz 2x Kryo 2.4 GHz + 2x Kryo 1.6 GHz
Type Octa-Core Quad-Core
Manufacturing 16 nm 14 nm
Frequency 2.1 GHz 2.4 GHz
64 Bits Yes Yes

Graphics

GPU ARM Mali-T830 MP2 Qualcomm Adreno 530

RAM

RAM 3 GB 4 GB
Type -- LPDDR4 RAM

Storage

Capacity 32 GB 64 GB
Type -- --
SD Slot Yes ,
Independent SD slot
Yes ,
Independent SD slot

Security

Fingerprint Yes, in the back Yes, in the back

Sensors

Sensors
  • Fingerprint
  • Proximity
  • Light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Hall
  • Fingerprint
  • Proximity
  • Light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall

Others

Notifications LED -- --
Cooling system No No
Gaming buttons No No

User reviews

Does it have good sound?
7.4
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Does it work smoothly in everyday use?
8.2
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What's your experience been with demanding games?
6.6
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Number of reviews
14 opinions
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Camera

Main

No. of cameras Double rear camera Rear camera
1
Camera type

Standard

Standard
Resolution 12 Mpx 15.9 Mpx
Sensor Unknown Unknown
Type CMOS CMOS
Aperture ƒ/ 2.2 ƒ/ 2.2
ISO -- --
Pixel size -- --
Pixel Binning -- --
Sensor size -- --
2
Camera type

--
Resolution
--
Sensor
Unknown
Type
--
Aperture
ƒ/ --
ISO
--
Pixel size
--
Pixel Binning
--
Sensor size
--

Features

Flash LED Dual LED
Optical Stabilisation No Yes
Slow Motion Video No,
30 fps
Yes,
120 fps
Others
  • Digital zoom
  • Dual camera
  • Autofocus
  • Touch focus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Geotagging
  • Panorama
  • HDR
  • Face detection
  • White balance settings
  • ISO settings
  • Exposure compensation
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Dual capture
  • 4K Video
  • Digital zoom
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Autofocus
  • Touch focus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Geotagging
  • Panorama
  • HDR
  • Face detection
  • White balance settings
  • ISO settings
  • Exposure compensation
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer

Selfie

SELF
Camera type

Dedicated

Dedicated
Resolution 8 Mpx 8 Mpx
Sensor Unknown Unknown
Type -- --
Aperture ƒ/ -- ƒ/ 1.9
ISO -- --
Pixel size -- --
Pixel Binning -- --
Sensor size -- --
Others
--
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DxOMark Score

DxOMark Score -- --

User reviews

Quality of daytime photos
8.6
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Quality of nighttime photos
6.8
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Quality of selfies
7.2
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Does it have a powerful flash?
8.0
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Number of reviews
14 opinions
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Connectivity

Network compatibility

5G -- --
4G LTE
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B12 (700)
  • B17 (700)
  • B28b (700)
  • B28a (700)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
2G
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)

SIM card

Dual SIM Dual Sim Dual Standby Dual Sim Dual Standby
Type
  • Nano SIM
  • Nano SIM
  • Nano SIM
  • Nano SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11ac
Others
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct

Bluetooth

Version Bluetooth 4.1 LE Low energy consumption Bluetooth 5.0 LE Low energy consumption
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • HSP (Headset Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • MAP (Message Access Profile)
  • PAN (Personal Area Networking Profile)
  • SAP/SIM/rSAP (SIM Access Profile)
  • OPP (Object Push Profile)
  • PBAP/PAB (Phone Book Access Profile)
  • HOGP

Navigation

Navigation
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Beidou

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • USB Type C
  • USB Host 3.0

SAR

European measurement

The European Union sets a limit of 2 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue.

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American measurement

The FCC limit is 1.6 W/kg measured in a volume of 1 gram of tissue

0.950 W/Kg on head
0.590 W/Kg on body
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Others

Others
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • VoLTE
  • NFC
  • Audio Jack
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Infrared
  • Tethering.
  • DLNA

User reviews

Does it have good coverage for calls?
8.4
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Quality of the GPS
8.3
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And the WiFi?
8.9
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Number of reviews
14 opinions
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Battery

Battery

Capacity
3340 mAh
3000 mAh
Type Li-Polymer Li-Polymer
Fast charge Yes Yes
Others
  • Non-removable
  • Non-removable

User reviews

How long does the battery last?
  • 0%
    Less than half day
  • 14%
    Less than a day
  • 36%
    One day
  • 50%
    More than one day
  • 0%
    Two days or more
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Number of reviews
14 opinions
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Software

Software

Operating System
  • EMUI 4.1 (Android 6.0.1)
    Android 6.0 Marshmallow, 5 years ago
  • Android 8.1 Oreo
    Android 8.0 Oreo, 3 years ago
Google Services (official) Yes Yes

User reviews

Did it come with preinstalled applications?
  • 0%
    It comes with a clean operating system
  • 57%
    It has preinstalled apps but they don't bother me
  • 43%
    It has preinstalled apps that I can't uninstall
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Do you regularly receive updates?
  • 33%
    Never
  • 8%
    Once a year
  • 50%
    Every six months
  • 8%
    Every two months or less
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Number of reviews
14 opinions
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Prices

Prices
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