Huawei P20 vs Samsung Galaxy A72

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Display

Size:

5.8 inches
6.7 inches

Resolution:

2244 x 1080 pixels, 18.7:9 ratio, 429 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 393 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

80.36 %
84.74 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
90Hz refresh rate, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

HiSilicon Kirin 970
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G SM7125

Processor:

Octa-core, 2360 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, Kryo 465, 64-bit, 8 nm

GPU:

Mali-G72 MP12
Adreno 618

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
6GB

Internal storage:

128GB, not expandable
128GB (UFS)

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 1024 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo), Huawei Emotion UI
Android (11), One UI 3.0 UI

Battery

Capacity:

3400 mAh
5000 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging:

Huawei SuperCharge
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0

Max charge speed:

Wired: 25.0W

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

12 MP (OIS, Laser and PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
64 MP (OIS, Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.55 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera:

20 MP (Black and White, Laser and PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
8 MP (Telephoto, OIS, Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.6; Focal Length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.7"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Optical zoom: 3.0x; Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.0 μm

Third camera:

5 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Fourth camera:

5 MP (Macro)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording:

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

Features:

Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording

Front:

24 MP
32 MP

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

5.87 x 2.79 x 0.30 inches (149.1 x 70.8 x 7.65 mm)
6.50 x 3.05 x (165 x 77.4 x 8.4 mm)

Weight:

5.82 oz (165.0 g)
7.16 oz (203.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Plastic

Materials & Colors:

Black, Blue, White, Violet

Resistance:

Splash; IP53
Water, Dust; IP67

Biometrics:

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

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, Gold, Pink, Blue

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)

LTE (TDD):

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

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)

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:

Shared with microSD

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD
Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

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, 802.1x; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features:

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

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, Pedometer, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Other:

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

Buyers information

Price:

€ 449

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

Availability

Officially announced:

Mar 27, 2018
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