Huawei P9 lite vs Huawei P30

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Display

Display size

5.2 inches
6.1 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

424 ppi
422 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

69.89 %
85.83 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
40 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Laser and Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Second camera

 
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Telephoto, Optical image stabilization, Laser and Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

 
Optical zoom: 3x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 80 mm

Third camera

 
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Ultra-wide, Laser and Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 17 mm

Flash

LED
Dual LED

Video recording

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

Features

Video calling
Time-lapse video, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

8 megapixels
32 megapixels

Features

Flash
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.78 x 2.86 x 0.30 inches (146.8 x 72.6 x 7.5 mm)
5.87 x 2.81 x 0.30 inches (149.1 x 71.4 x 7.57 mm)

Weight

5.19 oz (147 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.82 oz (165 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Metal

Resistance

 
Splash

IP certified

 
IP 53

Biometrics

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

Colors

Black, Gold, White
 

Colors

 
Breathing, Crystal aurora, Black

Hardware & Performance

System chip

HiSilicon Kirin 650
HiSilicon Kirin 980

Processor

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 16 nm
Octa-core, 2600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A76 and ARM Cortex-A55, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Mali-T830 MP2
Mali-G76 MP10

RAM

3 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

16 GB
128 GB

Storage expansion

up to 128 GB
up to 256 GB

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow), Huawei Emotion UI
Android (9.0 Pie), Huawei Emotion UI

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3650 mAh

Charging

 
Huawei SuperCharge

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 3, 7, 8, 20
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

900, 1900, 2100 MHz
800, 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

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

Data

LTE, HSPA
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

 
Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.1
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 b, g, n
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

Yes
USB 3.1

Connector

microUSB
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device

Mobile Payment

 
Huawei Pay

Location

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

Other

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic 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

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

 
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
 

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Apr 26, 2016
Mar 27, 2019

FCC ID value: QISVNS-L21 link
FCC ID value: QISELE-LX9 link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.80 W/kg
0.53 W/kg

Body

1.18 W/kg
0.54 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.45 W/kg
1.04 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.02 W/kg
0.63 W/kg

Phablet

 
1.82 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

 
22.5W Charger, Type-C Cable, 3.5 mm Headset, TPU Protective Case, Quick Start Guide, SIM Removal Tool, Warranty Card
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