Huawei P20 vs Apple iPad Air (2019)

Display

Display size

5.8 inches
10.5 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2244 pixels
1668 x 2224 pixels

Pixel density

429 ppi
265 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

80.36 %
79.41 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

HiSilicon Kirin 970
Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81

Processor

Octa-core, 2360 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Mali-G72 MP12
Apple 4-core GPU

RAM

4 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

128 GB, not expandable
256 GB

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

3400 mAh
8134 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

Huawei SuperCharge
 

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Single camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

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

Second camera

20 megapixels
 

Features

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

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

24 megapixels
7 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.87 x 2.79 x 0.30 inches (149.1 x 70.8 x 7.65 mm)
9.8 x 6.8 x 0.24 inches (248.9 x 172.7 x 6.1 mm)

Weight

5.82 oz (165 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
16.37 oz (464 g)
the average is 21.2 oz (606 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Aluminum

Resistance

Splash; IP 53
 

Biometrics

2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Notification light
 

Colors

Black, Gold, Pink, Blue
Gold, Gray, Silver

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 9(1800), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 32(1500 L-band)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 21(1500 Upper), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300)
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46

UMTS

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

Data Speed

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

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD
 

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device, OTG, Video out, Charging, Headphones port
Mass storage device, Video out, Charging

Sensors

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

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

 
Vibration

Other features

 
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
Lightning to USB cable, USB power adapter

MSRP price

 
$ 779
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