Huawei P20

Announced:
Mar 27, 2018
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Apr 27, 2018

PhoneArena Rating:

8.5
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Display

Display size:

5.8 inches

Resolution:

1080 x 2244 pixels

Pixel density:

429 ppi

Technology:

IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio:

80.36 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera

Main camera:

12 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Optical image stabilization, Laser and Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.55 μm

Second camera:

20 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Black and White, Laser and Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.6; Focal Length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.7"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Flash:

Dual LED

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features:

Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

24 megapixels

Design

Dimensions:

5.87 x 2.79 x 0.30 inches (149.1 x 70.8 x 7.65 mm)

Weight:

5.82 oz (165 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal

Resistance:

Splash; IP 53

Biometrics:

2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Notification light

Colors:

Black, Gold, Pink, Blue

Multimedia

Headphones:

USB Type-C (reversible)

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

HiSilicon Kirin 970

Processor:

Octa-core, 2360 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU:

Mali-G72 MP12

RAM:

4 GB

Internal storage:

128 GB, not expandable

OS:

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo), Huawei Emotion UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

USB 3.1

Connector:

USB Type-C (reversible)

Features:

Mass storage device, USB OTG, Video out

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Mobile Payment:

Huawei Pay

Other:

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 32

LTE (TDD):

Bands 34, 38, 39, 40

UMTS:

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data:

LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type:

Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Battery

Capacity:

3400 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable

Charging:

Huawei SuperCharge

Talk time:

19.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)

Stand-by time:

16.9 days (406 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Shopping information

In The Box:

High-current charger, USB Type-C digital headset, USB Type-C cable, Warranty card, Quick Start Guide, Protective case, USB Type-C to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter, Eject tool

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ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

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Huawei P20

Dual-SIM

Differences from the main variant:

Dual SIM:

Yes

Pros

  • High screen-to-body ratio (80.36 %)
  • Large camera sensor pixel size (1.55 μm)

Cons

No Cons

Description

Huawei P20 is a high-end Android-powered phone with a large, spacious screen at its centerpiece. Like it or not, a notch at the display's top houses the 24MP front-facing camera and the earpiece, while at the back is a 12+20MP dual camera enabling bokeh effects.

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