Huawei P20 vs Huawei P30 Pro

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Display

Display size

5.8 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2244 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

429 ppi
398 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

80.36 %
88.61 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Quad camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
40 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.55 μm
Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Second camera

20 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.6; Focal Length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.7"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Optical zoom: 5x; Aperture size: F3.4; Focal Length: 125 mm

Third camera

 
20 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Ultra-wide, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 16 mm

Fourth camera

 
 

Hardware Features

 
Time-of-Flight (ToF)

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

24 megapixels
32 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)
6.22 x 2.89 x 0.33 inches (158 x 73.4 x 8.41 mm)

Weight

5.82 oz (165 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
6.77 oz (192 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Glass; Frame: Metal

Resistance

Splash; IP 53
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint

Features

Notification light
 

Colors

Black, Gold, Pink, Blue
 

Colors

 
Amber sunrise, Breathing crystal, Aurora, Black

Multimedia

Headphones

USB Type-C (reversible)
USB Type-C (reversible)

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD
32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

HiSilicon Kirin 970
HiSilicon Kirin 980

Processor

Octa-core, 2360 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A76 and ARM Cortex-A55, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Mali-G72 MP12
Mali-G76 MP10

RAM

4 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

128 GB, not expandable
128 GB

Storage expansion

 
Nano Memory (NM) up to 256 GB

OS

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

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; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

USB Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
USB Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features

Mass storage device, USB OTG, Video out
Mass storage device

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

Huawei Pay
Huawei Pay

Other

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, Infrared, 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
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 32

LTE (TDD)

Bands 34, 38, 39, 40
Bands 34, 38, 39, 40

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
800, 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
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Battery

Capacity

3400 mAh
4200 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Huawei SuperCharge
Huawei SuperCharge, Qi wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging

Talk time

19.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)
 

Stand-by time

16.9 days (406 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
 

Phone features

Notifications

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

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Mar 27, 2019

 
FCC ID value: QISVOG-LX9 link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.79 W/kg

Body

 
0.64 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.36 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
0.88 W/kg

Phablet

 
2.96 W/kg

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
40W Charger, Type-C Cable, Type-C Earphones, TPU Protective Case, Quick Start Guide, SIM Removal Tool, Warranty card
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