Huawei Mate X2 vs Lenovo Legion Phone Duel – Review, specifications and prices

The new Huawei Mate X2 device has a 4 camera setup with a main lens of 50 MP, Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 9000 processor chipset and a battery of 4500 mAh. On other side, the Lenovo Legion Phone Duel also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Huawei Mate X2 Lenovo Legion Phone Duel
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.45 in (inches) 6.65 in (inches)
Processor Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 9000 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus
Operating System EMUI 11 with HMS EMUI 11 with HMS
Resolution 1160 x 2700 pixels 1080 x 2340 pixels
RAM 8 GB (gigabytes) 12 GB (gigabytes) or 16 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes) 256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 50/16/12/8 MP 64/16 MP
Front Camera 16 MP 20 MP
Battery 4500 mAh 5000 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Huawei Mate X2 runs on Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 9000 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 3.13 GHz ARM Cortex-A77, 3 cores of 2.54 GHz ARM Cortex-A77 and 4 cores of 2.05 GHz ARM Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 3130 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture and Dual-core NPU. Running on EMUI 11 with HMS operating system.

The Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 9000 is a better chipset processor than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus.

Meanwhile, the Lenovo Legion Phone Duel has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 3.09 GHz Kryo 485, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Kryo 485 and 4 cores of 1.80 GHz Kryo 485. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 3090 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. And it’s running on EMUI 11 with HMS OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Huawei Mate X2 is carrying a ARM Mali-G78,24 cores gpu in the interior and the Lenovo Legion Phone Duel has the Qualcomm Adreno 650 graphics processor.

Battery

The Huawei Mate X2 battery capacity is 4500 mAh which is a 11.1% (percent) less powerful than the 5000 mAh offered by the Lenovo Legion Phone Duel. Some features include Fast charging, Non-removable and 55W fast charger in the box.
The Lenovo Legion Phone Duel battery include Fast charging, Non-removable, 2x 2500 mAh batteries, 65W or 90W fast charging (market dependent) and 65W – 5V/3A; 9V/3A; 15V/3A; 20V/3.25A.

Screen

The smartphone is using a OLED display with 1160 x 2700 pixels and a screen size of 6.45 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Lenovo Legion Phone Duel is featuring a AMOLED display with 1080 x 2340 pixels and a screen size of 6.65 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Huawei Mate X2 is a 3.1% smaller than Lenovo Legion Phone Duel screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Huawei Mate X2 Lenovo Legion Phone Duel
240 Hz touch sampling rate 144 Hz refresh rate
90 Hz refresh rate Capacitive
Capacitive HDR10+
Multi-touch Multi-touch
Unfolded – 120 Hz touch sampling rate Scratch resistant
Unfolded – 8 in; 2200×2480 pixels
Unfolded – 90 Hz refresh rate

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Huawei Mate X2 is carrying a ram memory of 8 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.

The Lenovo Legion Phone Duel is coming with a 12 GB (gigabytes) or 16 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like LPDDR5 and Double channel.
In the basic edition, the Huawei Mate X2 gives a 50% more ram memory capacity than Lenovo Legion Phone Duel.

The maximum ram capacity offered by the Huawei Mate X2 is 8 gigabytes ,which is a 100% smaller than the Lenovo Legion Phone Duel with 16 gigabytes

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Huawei Mate X2 comes with or 256 GB (gigabytes) or 512 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, both phones have the same storage capacity of 256 gigabytes.

At the more expensive edition, both smartphones present the same built-in storage capacity:512 gigabytes.

Lenovo Legion Phone Duel gets you or 256 GB (gigabytes) or 512 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Huawei Mate X2 rear camera setup is composed by 4 lenses of 50/16/12/8 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length (35 , of 17 mm (#3) , a pixel size of 1.22 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.9 f/2.2 f/2.4 f/4.4 respectively.

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Meanwhile the Lenovo Legion Phone Duel rear camera comes with 2 lenses of 64/16 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length equivalent:25 mm , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.9 f/2.2 respectively.

Huawei Mate X2 Lenovo Legion Phone Duel
1080p @ 960 fps 3-axis electronic image stabilization
10x optical zoom (#2) Angle of view – 120° (#2)
2.5 cm macro shooting (#3) Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
6-element lens (#3) Autofocus
AIS (#2) Continuous shooting
AIS (#3) Digital image stabilization
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#3) Digital zoom
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4) Exposure compensation
Aperture size – f/4.4 (#2) Face detection
Autofocus Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 16 mm (#2)
Continuous shooting Geotagging
Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF) HDR
Digital image stabilization ISO settings
Digital zoom Panorama
Exposure compensation Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Face detection Pixel size – 1.0 m (#2)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 17 mm (#3) Scene mode
Fourth rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto) Secondary rear camera – 16 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Geotagging Self-timer
HDR Touch focus
ISO settings White balance settings
Leica camera
Macro mode
OIS (#2)
OIS (#3)
OIS (#4)
Optical image stabilization
Optical zoom
Panorama
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
RYYB sensor
Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (periscope telephoto)
Self-timer
Third rear camera – 16 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Huawei Mate X2 comes with a 16 MP in the front.

The Lenovo Legion Phone Duel has a 20 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Huawei Mate X2 Lenovo Legion Phone Duel
16 MP 20 MP
Aperture:f/2.2 Aperture:f/2.2
Face unlock Face unlock
HDR HDR
Panorama Led flash
Wide angle lens Side-mounted pop-up mechanism

Data network and speed connectivity/bandwidth

The mobile networks technologies improve the communication between devices, connectivity speed and files download/upload bandwidth depending of the place.

Huawei Mate X2 Lenovo Legion Phone Duel
5G NSA 5G NSA
5G SA 5G SA
Built-in 5G modem Built-in 5G modem
EDGE EDGE
GPRS GPRS
HSPA+ HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
LTE Cat 21 LTE Cat 20
TD- TD-
TD-SCDMA TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s) UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Huawei Mate X2 price is $2500 and the Lenovo Legion Phone Duel price tag is $500 (8 GB+128 GB) or $600 (12 GB + 256 GB) or $857 (16 GB + 512 GB)

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