Huawei nova 2i vs Huawei P30

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Display

Display size

5.9 inches
6.1 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2160 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Aspect Ratio

 
19.5:9

Pixel density

409 ppi
422 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

76.49 %
85.83 %

Colors

16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
 

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
40 megapixels

Hardware Features

Phase detection autofocus
Laser and Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

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

Second camera

2 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

Depth information
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

Software Features

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

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

13 megapixels
32 megapixels

Features

Dual-Camera
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

6.15 x 2.96 x 0.30 inches (156.2 x 75.2 x 7.5 mm)
5.87 x 2.81 x 0.30 inches (149.1 x 71.4 x 7.57 mm)

Weight

5.78 oz (164 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.82 oz (165 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

 
Back: Glass; Frame: Metal

Resistance

 
Splash; IP 53

Biometrics

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, Blue, White
 

Colors

 
Breathing, Crystal aurora, Black

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

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

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

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 659
HiSilicon Kirin 980

Processor

Octa-core, 2360 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

4 GB LPDDR3
6 GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64 GB
128 GB

Available to use

48 GB
 

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
Nano Memory (NM) up to 256 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat)
Android (9.0 Pie), Huawei Emotion 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 b, g, n; Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device

Charging connector

microUSB
USB Type-C (reversible)

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

 
Huawei Pay

Other

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

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

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

GSM

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

Data

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

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS
EDGE, GPRS

SIM type

 
Nano SIM

VoLTE

 
Yes

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Battery

Capacity

3340 mAh
3650 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Huawei SuperCharge

Talk time

20.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)
 

Stand-by time

22.9 days (550 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)
 

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

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

 
Mar 27, 2019

 
FCC ID value: QISELE-LX9 link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.53 W/kg

Body

 
0.54 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.04 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
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

Availability

Officially announced

Oct 02, 2017
Mar 26, 2019
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