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Huawei Mate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB) vs Xiaomi Mi Max 3 (64GB)

Side by side comparison between Huawei Mate 20 Pro vs Xiaomi Mi Max 3 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Xiaomi Mi Max 3 XHuawei Mate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)20Points
Huawei Mate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)
6.39"
AMOLED

1440x3120

40
MP

24mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4200
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Xiaomi Mi Max 3 (64GB)
6.9"
IPS

1080x2160

12
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Huawei Mate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)

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 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)20 Advantages Huawei Mate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)vsMi Max 3 (64GB)6 Advantages Xiaomi Mi Max 3 (64GB)
+2.26Ghz 64bit Octa-Core20%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+6GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs4GB LPDDR4X
+128GB (110GB available)116%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs64GB (51GB available)
+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.1
+189 grams (6.62 ounces)17%
Lighter
vs221 grams (7.74 ounces)
+AMOLEDAdvantage
AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+1440x3120 pixels93%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2160 pixels
+538 PPI54%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs350 PPI
+(triple camera) 40MP + 20MP + 8MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 12MP + 5MP
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+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)
+(front) 24MP198%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 9.0 Pie
+(4G+ LTE-A) 1400 Mbps4 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+40W122%
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.
vs18W
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
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 reversible connector
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)vs+8 millimeters (0.31 inches)8%
Thinner
6.39"vs+6.9"8%
Larger screen
Dual-LED flashvs+Dual-LED on main camera and LED on front cameraAdvantage
The Dual-LED on main camera and LED on front camera helps in dark places or in low light
Type-C jack with 3.5mm jack adaptervs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
4200 mAhvs+5500 mAh31%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general

29 Common items in both devices
Until 256GB nano-Memory
Aluminum frame, glass front/back / Aluminum body, glass front
16 million
LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160)
+22 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresHuawei Mate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)Xiaomi Mi Max 3 (64GB)
ModelMate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)Mi Max 3 (64GB)
Other model namesHuawei Mate 20 Pro LYA-L29 (Global) Dual-sim, Huawei Laya小米Max 3, Xiaomi Max 3 4GB RAM M1804E4T, M1804E4A, M1804E4C
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)ChinaHong Kong
(Global, International), China, Hong Kong
BrandHuaweiXiaomi
Release dateNovember, 2018July, 2018
Depth8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)72.3 x 157.8 millimeters (2.85 x 6.21 in)87.4 x 176.15 millimeters (3.44 x 6.94 in)
Weight189 grams (6.62 ounces)221 grams (7.74 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minNot supported
System (OS)Huawei Mate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)Xiaomi Mi Max 3 (64GB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 10Android 9.0 Pie
HardwareHuawei Mate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)Xiaomi Mi Max 3 (64GB)
Chipset64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 980 (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SDM636 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-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, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.6Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G76 MP10 720MhzQualcomm Adreno 509
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (110GB available)
UFS 2.1
64GB (51GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 256GB nano-Memory
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayHuawei Mate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)Xiaomi Mi Max 3 (64GB)
Display typeAMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.39" inches6.9" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~87.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~79.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x3120 pixels (19.5:9)1080x2160 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)538 PPI350 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 3
Display features60Hz, HDR10feature not registered
Mobile networksHuawei Mate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)Xiaomi Mi Max 3 (64GB)
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
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1400/200 Mbps300/50 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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkTD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat21 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 32)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40)
VoLTE
LTE Cat6 (Bands 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100Not supported
Secondary 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)
Not supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE
CallingHuawei Mate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)Xiaomi Mi Max 3 (64GB)
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
CameraHuawei Mate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)Xiaomi Mi Max 3 (64GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
40 megapixels
20MP ultrawidef/2.216mm1/2.7"PDAF
8MP telephotof/2.41/4"80mmPDAFOIS5x-optical-zoom
(dual camera)
12 megapixels
5MP depth
Main camera resolution7296x5472 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashDual-LED on main camera and LED on front camera
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/1.7" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm pixel
AutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraHuawei Mate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)Xiaomi Mi Max 3 (64GB)
Front camera (secondary)24 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution5632x4224 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedLED
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
MultimediaHuawei Mate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)Xiaomi Mi Max 3 (64GB)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityHuawei Mate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)Xiaomi Mi Max 3 (64GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputUSB Type-C SlimPort®Not supported
Audio outputType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portSupportedSupported
Other functionsHuawei Mate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)Xiaomi Mi Max 3 (64GB)
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
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor
Hall effect
Other features- Colors: Black, Emerald Green, Midnight Blue, Pink Gold, Twilight
- EMUI 9.0
- 19.5:9 / DCI-P3 / HDR10 display
- Leica camera lens
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Wireless charging: 15W
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Champagne Gold, Blue
- MIUI 9.5
- Quick Charge 3.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyHuawei Mate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)Xiaomi Mi Max 3 (64GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4200 mAh5500 mAh
Charger, watts40W (10V/4A) Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging
Reverse wireless charging between devices
18W (9V/2A) Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateHuawei Mate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)Xiaomi Mi Max 3 (64GB)
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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