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Apple iPhone 8 (64GB) vs Huawei P20 (L09)

Side by side comparison between Apple iPhone 8 vs Huawei P20 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Huawei P20 XApple iPhone 8 (64GB)11Points
Apple iPhone 8 (64GB)
4.7"
IPS

750x1334

12
MP

7.1mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

1821
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Huawei P20 (L09)
5.8"
IPS

1080x2244

12
MP

24mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3400
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Huawei P20 (L09)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

iPhone 8 (64GB)11 Advantages Apple iPhone 8 (64GB)vsP20 (L09)17 Advantages Huawei P20 (L09)
+NVMe (SSD)Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vsUFS 2.1
+148 grams (5.18 ounces)11%
Lighter
vs165 grams (5.78 ounces)
+7.3 millimeters (0.29 inches)5%
Thinner
vs7.65 millimeters (0.3 inches)
+TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
vsLTPS IPS LCD
+Quad-LED flashAdvantage
The Quad-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsDual-LED flash
+HDR photo/video on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps71%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.2 + A2DP
+Scratch-resistant glassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+IP67 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
2.39Ghz 64bit Hexa-Corevs+2.36Ghz 64bit Octa-Core21%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR4Xvs+4GB LPDDR4100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
64GB (54GB available)vs+128GB (115GB available)113%
More internal storage for applications and files
750x1334 pixelsvs+1080x2244 pixels142%
Higher resolution screen
326 PPIvs+429 PPI32%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
4.7"vs+5.8"23%
Larger screen
(back) 12MPvs+(dual camera) 12MP + 20MP167%
Higher resolution main camera
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
1/3" inchesvs+1/2.3" inches30%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
(front) 7.1MPvs+(front) 24MP2 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
2100000 apps (App Store)vs+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)19%
More apps available to download and use
proprietary audio outputvs+Type-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapterAdvantage
Best output for headset
Not supportedvs+TemperatureAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
1821 mAhvs+3400 mAh87%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
15Wvs+22.5W50%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
USB 2.0 proprietary connectorvs+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
USB 2.0 proprietary connectorvs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.

26 Common items in both devices
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
16 million
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
OIS: Optical stabilization / OIS (6-axis): Optical stabilization
BSI sensor
f/1.8 (aperture)
4K UHD (3840x2160)
+19 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresApple iPhone 8 (64GB)Huawei P20 (L09)
ModeliPhone 8 (64GB)P20 (L09)
Other model namesiPhone 8 A1864 (CDMA), iPhone 8 A1897 (GSM)Huawei P20 EML-L09, Huawei P20 EML-L09C, Huawei Emily
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
AustraliaUnited Arab Emirates(Europe)Israel(Global, International)
Australia, United Arab Emirates, (Europe), Israel, (Global, International)
BrandAppleHuawei
Release dateSeptember, 2017April, 2018
Depth7.3 millimeters (0.29 inches)7.65 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)67.3 x 138.4 millimeters (2.65 x 5.45 in)70.8 x 149.1 millimeters (2.79 x 5.87 in)
Weight148 grams (5.18 ounces)165 grams (5.78 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30minNot supported
System (OS)Apple iPhone 8 (64GB)Huawei P20 (L09)
Operating systemiOS 11Android 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updateiOS 14Android 9.0 Pie
HardwareApple iPhone 8 (64GB)Huawei P20 (L09)
Chipset64bit - Apple A11 Bionic (10nm)64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 970 (10nm)
CPU processorHexa-Core, 2 processors:
2.39Ghz Dual-Core Monsoon
1.6Ghz Quad-Core Mistral
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.36Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerApple GPU MP3ARM Mali-G72 MP12 850Mhz
RAM memory2GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4
Internal storage64GB (54GB available)
NVMe (SSD)
128GB (115GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplayApple iPhone 8 (64GB)Huawei P20 (L09)
Display typeTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDLTPS IPS LCD
Screen size4.7" inches5.8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~65.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~80.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution750x1334 pixels (16:9)1080x2244 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)326 PPI429 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassNot supported
Display features60Hz, 625 nitsfeature not registered
Mobile networksApple iPhone 8 (64GB)Huawei P20 (L09)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1024/150 Mbps600/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900/2100 (A1864 model), GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkA1864 model:
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100

A1897 model:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat16 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 34, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat12 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 32)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingApple iPhone 8 (64GB)Huawei P20 (L09)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraApple iPhone 8 (64GB)Huawei P20 (L09)
Back camera (main camera)12 megapixels(dual camera)
12 megapixels
20MP monof/1.627mm
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashQuad-LED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/3" inches1/2.3" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.55µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS (6-axis): Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraApple iPhone 8 (64GB)Huawei P20 (L09)
Front camera (secondary)7.1 megapixels24 megapixels
Front camera resolution3072x2304 pixels5632x4224 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length32mm lens26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.8" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.9µm pixel
MultimediaApple iPhone 8 (64GB)Huawei P20 (L09)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMPEG4, H.265, H.264, MOVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, AAX+, AIFFMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityApple iPhone 8 (64GB)Huawei P20 (L09)
USBUSB 2.0 proprietary connectorUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputProprietary TV-outNot supported
Audio outputproprietary audio outputType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsApple iPhone 8 (64GB)Huawei P20 (L09)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Temperature
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Space Gray, Silver, Gold
- Oleophobic coating screen
- 3D Touch
- AirDrop, iCloud, FaceTime, Siri
- NFC Apple Pay only
- Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter included
- Fast battery charging: 50% in 30min
- 1080p@240fps slow motion
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Black, Gold, Pink, Blue, Purple
- EMUI 8.1
- Leica optics (camera)
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyApple iPhone 8 (64GB)Huawei P20 (L09)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity1821 mAh3400 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
22.5W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy840 minutes | 14 hours | 0.6 dayfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateApple iPhone 8 (64GB)Huawei P20 (L09)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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