Huawei P20 Pro vs HTC U12+

Display

Display size

6.1 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2240 pixels
1440 x 2880 pixels

Aspect Ratio

18.7:9
18:9

Pixel density

408 ppi
537 ppi

Technology

OLED
S-LCD 6

Screen-to-body ratio

82.00 %
80.20 %

Colors

16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Triple camera
Dual camera

Main camera

40 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Laser and Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor
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: 1/1.78"; Pixel size: 1.55 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

8 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Optical zoom: 3x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 80 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.6; Focal Length: 46 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.09"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera

20 megapixels
 

Hardware Features

Black and White, Optical image stabilization, Laser and Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor
 

Specifications

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

Flash

Dual LED
Dual LED

Software Features

Digital image stabilization, Manual focus, RAW image capture, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Smile detection, Burst mode, Night mode, Macro mode, Scenes, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
Digital image stabilization, Manual focus, RAW image capture, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Night mode, Macro mode, Scenes, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 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, Hyperlapse, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

24 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

Wide Angle
Dual-Camera, Wide Angle, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Video capture

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

6.10 x 2.91 x 0.31 inches (155 x 73.9 x 7.8 mm)
6.17 x 2.91 x 0.38 inches (156.6 x 73.9 x 9.7 mm)

Weight

6.35 oz (180 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)
6.63 oz (188 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 67
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

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

Features

 
Notification light

Keys

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

Colors

Black, Gold, Pink, Blue
Black, Blue, Red

Multimedia

Headphones

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

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
DLNA, Wireless screen share, SlimPort

Music player

 
 

Filter by

 
Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Supported formats

 
MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

 
MPEG4, H.263, H.264

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

HiSilicon Kirin 970
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845

Processor

Octa-core, 2360 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Mali-G72 MP12
Adreno 630

RAM

6 GB LPDDR4
6 GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128 GB, not expandable
128 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo), Huawei Emotion UI
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo), HTC Sense UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

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, Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

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, Video out

Charging connector

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

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

Huawei Pay
 

Other

NFC, Infrared, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
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
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 28, 32, 66

LTE (TDD)

Bands 34, 38, 39, 40
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS

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

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data

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

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS
EDGE, GPRS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Battery

Capacity

4000 mAh
3500 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Yes
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

Talk time

25.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1250 min)
 

Stand-by time

22.0 days (528 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

 
23.80 hours
the average is 23 h (1373 min)

Talk time (4G)

 
24 hours

Phone features

Notifications

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

Phonebook

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer
Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer

Messaging

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging

Hangouts / Google Talk
Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Nov 19, 2018

 
FCC ID value: NM82Q55200 link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.66 W/kg

Body

 
0.53 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.33 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
0.64 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

High-current charger, USB Type-C digital headset, 5A USB Type-C cable, Warranty card, Quick Start Guide, Protective case, USB Type-C to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter, Eject tool
 

MSRP price

 
$ 849

Availability

Officially announced

Mar 27, 2018
May 23, 2018
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