Xiaomi Mi 9 vs Huawei P30

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$219 VIEW ON AMAZON

Display

Size

6.4 inches
6.1 inches

Resolution

2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
403 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
422 PPI

Technology

AMOLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body

85.23 %
85.83 %

Features

HDR video support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
HiSilicon Kirin 980

Processor

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A76 and ARM Cortex-A55, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 640
Mali-G76 MP10

RAM

6GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128GB, not expandable
128GB

Storage expansion

 
Nano Memory (NM) up to 256 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie), Xiaomi MI UI
Android (10, 9.0 Pie), Huawei Emotion UI

Battery

Capacity

3300 mAh
3650 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+, Qi wireless charging
Huawei SuperCharge

Camera

Rear

Triple camera
Triple camera

Main camera

48 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, Laser and PDAF, CMOS image sensor)
40 MP (Laser and PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Second camera

12 MP (Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, PDAF)
8 MP (Telephoto, OIS, Laser and PDAF)

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 50 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Optical zoom: 3x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 80 mm

Third camera

16 MP (Ultra-wide, Sapphire crystal lens cover, PDAF)
16 MP (Ultra-wide, Laser and PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 17 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 17 mm

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (960 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features

Continuous autofocus, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

20 MP (HDR)
32 MP (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.20 x 2.94 x 0.30 inches (157.5 x 74.67 x 7.61 mm)
5.87 x 2.81 x 0.30 inches (149.1 x 71.4 x 7.57 mm)

Weight

6.10 oz (173 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)
5.82 oz (165 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)

Materials

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Metal
Back: Glass; Frame: Metal

Resistance

 
Splash; IP 53

Biometrics

In-screen fingerprint
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint

Colors

Black, Purple, Blue
Breathing, Crystal aurora, Black

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)
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 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300)
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

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

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

aptX-HD
32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos, aptX-HD

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
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; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

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

Features

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Shopping information

In The Box

Case, 18W Charger, USB Type-C cable, Type-c to 3.5 mm adapter, SIM removal tool, Documentation
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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