There are a lot of popular smartphones in the market right now and some of the best ones are the Huawei Y7a, vivo Y20i and the Samsung Galaxy A12 and if you’re looking for a smartphone at the price range of these smartphones then you might want to check out our three-way comparison of these three smartphones.
First, let’s talk about the strength of these smartphones. There’s the Huawei Y7a that comes with a lot of interesting features including a 48MP AI Quad Camera that performs pretty well and ahead of the competitors. Despite being affordable, it still manages to have a large 6.67-inch Full HD+ display, still a decent Kirin 710A processor, and a 22.5W Fast Charging. In our long-term usage of the smartphone, we definitely enjoyed the hardware that we got in this smartphone.
Then there’s the vivo Y20i. The smartphone does have a stylish look and it’s a decent daily driver as this one comes with a triple rear camera and also a 6.5-inch display and also a Qualcomm Snapdragon 460 processor. It might now have the best specifications among the three but it’s a decent one.
Lastly there’s the Samsung Galaxy A12 that comes with a 48MP quad-camera setup, a large battery and a 6.5-inch display. The hardware inside this smartphone is decent enough for a daily driver and the aesthetics of this one is unique with different colors available.
Now, let’s compare the three. As for the build quality, both the vivo Y20i and the Huawei Y7a features a more premium glossy look compared to the textured back of the Samsung Galaxy A12. But among the three, the Huawei Y7a features the best ergonomics despite having a larger display thanks to the perfect curves of the smartphone.
All of them pack a large display with the vivo Y20i and the Samsung Galaxy A12 features a 6.5-inch HD+ display while the Huawei Y7a features a 6.67-inch Full HD+ display. Not only that the Huawei Y7a has a better, larger, and a sharper display, the Huawei Y7a also features a punch-hole camera instead of a notch that can be found on the Samsung Galaxy A12 and the vivo Y20i.
For the fingerprint scanner, all of the smartphones feature a side-mounted fingerprint scanner and for the ports, only the Samsung Galaxy A12 and the Huawei Y7a feature a USB-C port while the vivo Y20i features a micro USB port. But when it comes to charging, the Samsung Galaxy A12 only comes with 15W Fast Charging while the vivo Y20i comes with a faster 18W fast charging but then best of them all is the Huawei Y7a with a 22.5W Huawei Super Charge. As for the battery, all of these smartphones comes with 5000mAh battery.
These smartphones are running on different processors with the Huawei Y7a running on Kirin 710A while the vivo Y20i featuring a Qualcomm Snapdragon 460 inside and the Samsung Galaxy A12 running on Helio P35 processor and in our benchmark, we saw that the Kirin 710A has a big advantage over the two processors.
The Samsung Galaxy A12 and also the Huawei Y7a comes with a larger 4GB+128GB setup while the vivo Y20i comes with a smaller 4GB+64GB setup. This means that both Samsung Galaxy A12 and the Huawei Y7a can handle more games and applications without asking for an external storage.
The vivo Y20i features a triple lens rear camera with a 13MP main camera along with 2MP macro and 2MP depth camera while the Samsung Galaxy A12 features a 48MP main camera, 5MP uiltrawide camera, 2MP macro and a 2MP depth sensor and for the Huawei Y7a, there’s the 48MP main camera, 8MP ultra-wide angle lens, 2MP depth lens, and a 2MP macro lens. Basically, the Huawei Y7a got an advantage as not only it has a quad-camera setup but also a better 8MP ultra-wide angle lens.
All in all, the Huawei Y7a does have a big advantage compared to the two smartphones. Not only that it has an advantage when it comes to the looks but the hardware inside the Huawei Y7a is superior. We got here a better and larger display, a faster processor, and also a better camera. If you’re curious about the apps, you can download applications on the Huawei Y7a using the Huawei AppGallery and also the Petal Search Widget. Some of the games that we downloaded are Free Fire, Mobile Legends and more.
And since we’re talking about the Huawei, they’re currently building up their ecosystem with its seamless AI life by producing several products with its 1+8+N strategy. What is it? It’s having a 1 smartphone as your main entry and 8 other AIoT products such as laptops, tablets, wearables, audio products, and many more and N being the scenarios.
This is the reason why we’re seeing more products from Huawei including the Watch GT 2 Pro that can be paired with their smartphones and also the Huawei Matebooks that has a seamless ecosystem to Huawei smartphones. With this strategy from Huawei, we can have a better workflow as you can easier transfer of files with Huawei Share and better handling of notifications on the Watch and of course, you can control other smart devices too.
If you’re interested with the Huawei Y7a, you can actually purchase one with a promo price under the Huawei “Light up the moments” promotional deals in where you can get the Huawei Y7a for Php7,499 which is down from Php8,999 and it comes with a free umbrella worth Php499.