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Huawei Mate 20 (64GB) vs Xiaomi 12 Pro (256GB/8GB)

Side by side comparison between Huawei Mate 20 vs Xiaomi 12 Pro phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Xiaomi 12 Pro XHuawei Mate 20 (64GB)09Points
Huawei Mate 20 (64GB)
6.53"
IPS

1080x2244

12
MP

24mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
27PointsXiaomi 12 Pro (256GB/8GB)Compare Huawei Mate 20 X
Xiaomi 12 Pro (256GB/8GB)
6.73"
AMOLED

1440x3200

50
MP

32mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4600
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi 12 Pro (256GB/8GB)

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!

Mate 20 (64GB)9 Advantages Huawei Mate 20 (64GB)vs12 Pro (256GB/8GB)27 Advantages Xiaomi 12 Pro (256GB/8GB)
+Until 256GB nano-MemoryAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+188 grams (6.58 ounces)9%
Lighter
vs205 grams (7.18 ounces)
+f/1.8 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.9 (aperture)
+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsVirtual proximity sensor
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C reversible connector
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
+IP53 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
2.26GHz 64bit Octa-Corevs+3GHz 64bit Octa-Core41%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
4GB LPDDR4Xvs+8GB LPDDR5100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
64GB (50GB available)vs+256GB (218GB available)3 times
More internal storage for applications and files
UFS 2.1vs+UFS 3.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs+8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)1%
Thinner
TFT IPS LCDvs+AMOLEDAdvantage
AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
HDR10vs+Dolby Vision/HDR10+Advantage
The Dolby Vision/HDR10+ display provides vibrant colors and more details
60Hzvs+120Hz100%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
16 millionvs+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
1080x2244 pixelsvs+1440x3200 pixels90%
Higher resolution screen
381 PPIvs+521 PPI37%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
6.53"vs+6.73"3%
Larger screen
(triple camera) 12MP + 16MP + 8MPvs+(triple camera) 50MP + 50MP + 50MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
1/2.3" inchesvs+1/1.28" inches80%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
(front) 24MPvs+(front) 32MP34%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
4K UHD (3840x2160)vs+8K UHD (7680x4320)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Android 9.0 Pievs+Android 12Advantage
Android 12 is newer and safer
4G+ LTE-Avs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(4G+ LTE-A) 1400 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps43%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
4000 mAhvs+4600 mAh15%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
22.5Wvs+120W4 times
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.
Not supportedvs+Qi wireless chargingAdvantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOvs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
5.0 + A2DP/LEvs+5.2 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.2 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster

24 Common items in both devices
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
Dual-LED flash
Digital and optical zoom
LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
Capacitive
+17 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Huawei Mate 20 (64GB)Xiaomi 12 Pro (256GB/8GB)
ModelMate 20 (64GB)12 Pro (256GB/8GB)
Other model namesHuawei Mate 20 HMA-TL00, HMA-AL00, HMA-L29, Huawei HimalayanXiaomi 12 Pro 5G (Snapdragon) 2201122G, 2201122C
Country or region availableChina
China
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandHuaweiXiaomi
Release date11/1/201812/31/2021, Announced: 12/28/2011
Depth8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)77.2 x 158.2 millimeters (3.04 x 6.23 in)74.6 x 163.6 millimeters (2.94 x 6.44 in)
Weight188 grams (6.58 ounces)205 grams (7.18 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP53 certified: protection against dust and splashingNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Huawei Mate 20 (64GB)Xiaomi 12 Pro (256GB/8GB)
System versionAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 12
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredMIUI 13

⚙️ Processor

Huawei Mate 20 (64GB)Xiaomi 12 Pro (256GB/8GB)
Chipset64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 980 (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 (SM8450) (4nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.26GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
1.92GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
1.8GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
3GHz Single-Core ARM Cortex-X2
2.5GHz Triple-Core ARM Cortex-A710
1.79GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A510
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G76 MP10 720MhzQualcomm Adreno 730 (818MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredAnTuTu: 985226 (v9)
Geekbench: 3682 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 46fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)

💽 Memory and storage

Huawei Mate 20 (64GB)Xiaomi 12 Pro (256GB/8GB)
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X8GB LPDDR5
Internal storage64GB (50GB available)
UFS 2.1
256GB (218GB available)
UFS 3.1
External storageUntil 256GB nano-Memory
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Not supported

📲 Display

Huawei Mate 20 (64GB)Xiaomi 12 Pro (256GB/8GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDAMOLED
Screen size6.53" inches6.73" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~88% (screen-to-body ratio)~89.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2244 pixels (18.7:9)1440x3200 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)381 PPI521 PPI
Colors16 million1 billion
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Gorilla Glass Victus
Refresh rate60Hz120Hz
Display featuresHDR101000nits[typ], 1500nits[peak]
Dolby Vision/HDR10+

📶 Mobile networks

Huawei Mate 20 (64GB)Xiaomi 12 Pro (256GB/8GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same nano-Memory slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1400/200 Mbps2000/1024 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkHMA-L09 version:
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
HMA-AL00 / HMA-TL00 / HMA-L29 version:
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat21 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,12,17,18,19,20,26,28)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40,41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat20
VoLTE
Global version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 48)
China version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 26)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedGlobal version:
SA/NSA (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 77, 78, 79)
China version:
SA/NSA (1, 3, 5, 8, 28, 38, 40, 41, 77, 78, 79)
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, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat20
VoLTE
Global version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 48)
China version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 26)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42)
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA

📷 Camera

Huawei Mate 20 (64GB)Xiaomi 12 Pro (256GB/8GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
12 megapixels
16MP ultrawidef/2.217mm
8MP telephotof/2.452mm2x-optical-zoom
(triple camera)
50 megapixels
50MP telephotof/1.950mmPDAF2x-optical-zoom
50MP ultrawidef/2.2115°
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels8160x6120 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fps
FlashDual-LED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens24mm lens
Sensor size1/2.3" inches1/1.28" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.22µm pixel
AutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registered4K@60fps
1080p@960fps
Sony IMX707
Leica optics

📸 Front camera

Huawei Mate 20 (64GB)Xiaomi 12 Pro (256GB/8GB)
Front camera (secondary)24 megapixels32 megapixels
Front camera resolution5632x4224 pixels6528x4896 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.5 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.8" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.9µm pixel0.7µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Huawei Mate 20 (64GB)Xiaomi 12 Pro (256GB/8GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedStereo sound with 4 speakers
24-bit/192kHz
Dolby Atmos
Tuned by Harman Kardon
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Huawei Mate 20 (64GB)Xiaomi 12 Pro (256GB/8GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C reversible connector
TV outputUSB Type-C SlimPort®USB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.2 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNASupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS, NavIC
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portSupportedSupported

🧭 Sensors

Huawei Mate 20 (64GB)Xiaomi 12 Pro (256GB/8GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gyroscope
Virtual proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Huawei Mate 20 (64GB)Xiaomi 12 Pro (256GB/8GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh4600 mAh
Charger, watts22.5W Fast battery charging120W Fast battery charging
Reverse charging USB between devices
50W Qi wireless charging
10W Reverse wireless charging between devices
Quick Charge 4
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Huawei Mate 20 (64GB)Xiaomi 12 Pro (256GB/8GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black, Midnight Blue, Twilight
- EMUI 9.0
- 18.7:9 / DCI-P3 / HDR10 display
- Leica camera lens
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Colors: Gray, Blue, Purple, Green
- LiquidCool

☢️ Radiation rate

Huawei Mate 20 (64GB)Xiaomi 12 Pro (256GB/8GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered1.09W/kg (head), 1.05W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.6W/kg (head), 1W/kg (body)
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