Huawei nova 2 vs Huawei P20

Display

Display size

5.0 inches
5.8 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1080 x 2244 pixels

Pixel density

441 ppi
429 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

70.39 %
80.36 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Pixel size: 1.25 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.55 μm

Second camera

8 megapixels
20 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

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

Flash

LED
Dual LED

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

20 megapixels
24 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

5.60 x 2.71 x 0.27 inches (142.2 x 68.9 x 6.9 mm)
5.87 x 2.79 x 0.30 inches (149.1 x 70.8 x 7.65 mm)

Weight

5.04 oz (143 g)
the average is 6 oz (173 g)
5.82 oz (165 g)
the average is 6 oz (173 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Metal

Resistance

 
Splash

IP certified

 
IP 53

Biometrics

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

Colors

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

HiSilicon Kirin 659
HiSilicon Kirin 970

Processor

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

GPU

Mali-T830 MP2
Mali-G72 MP12

RAM

4 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
128 GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

up to 128 GB
 

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat), Huawei Emotion UI
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo), Huawei Emotion UI

Battery

Capacity

2950 mAh
3400 mAh

Charging

Yes
Huawei SuperCharge

Talk time

 
19.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1388 min)

Stand-by time

 
16.9 days (406 hours)
the average is 21 days (500 h)

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20, 26
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 32

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

GSM

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

Data

LTE, 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

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.2
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

USB 2.0
USB 3.1

Connector

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

Features

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

Mobile Payment

 
Huawei Pay

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

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

Other features

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

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Headphones connector

3.5mm
USB Type-C (reversible)

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

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
This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. You can order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers at https://www.parsintl.com/phonearena or use the Reprints & Permissions tool that appears at the bottom of each web page. Visit https://www.parsintl.com/ for samples and additional information.