This week has seen the unveiling of two new mid-range handsets from both Samsung and Huawei, with lots of cameras. The Galaxy A7 is Samsung’s first device with triple rear cameras, which goes up against the quad-camera Mate 20 Lite that Hauwei has launched to the media in South Africa today.

And Yikes, after seeing what the new iPhones will cost in South Africa, between R22-R32k, let’s take a look at the mid-range segment, where you can get a lot of phone for your money.

Here’s the Galaxy A7 and Mate 20 Lite spec for spec:

We all love a good deal, and the Galaxy A7 comes in cheaper, at R8500. But if you want pay an extra R500 for the Huawei, you’re getting 0.3-inch more screen, 4g more weight, dedicated AI processor, bigger battery, and the newest Android version.

The Galaxy A7 will be available in November, and the Mate 20 Lite on 5 October.

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