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

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

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Compare Xiaomi Mi Max 3 X18Huawei Mate 20 Pro L29 6GB/128GB
Huawei Mate 20 Pro L29 6GB/128GB
6.39"
AMOLED

1440x3120

40
MP

24mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4200
mAh

(Non removable)

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Compare Huawei Mate 20 Pro X06Xiaomi Mi Max 3 64GB
Xiaomi Mi Max 3 64GB
6.9"
IPS

1080x2160

12
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Huawei Mate 20 Pro L29 6GB/128GB

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!


18 Advantages Huawei Mate 20 Pro L29 6GB/128GB
Mate 20 Pro L29 6GB/128GBvsMi Max 3 64GB
 27%27%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.26Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 50%50%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
6GB LPDDR4Xvs4GB LPDDR4X
 116%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
128GB (110GB user available)vs64GB (51GB user available)
 17%17%
+Lighter
189 grams (6.62 ounces)vs221 grams (7.74 ounces)
Advantage
+This device has a AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
AMOLEDvsTFT LCD IPS
 93%93%
+Higher resolution screen
1440x3120 pixelsvs1080x2160 pixels
 54%54%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
538 PPIvs350 PPI
 3 times100%
+Higher resolution main camera
(triple camera) 40MP + 20MP + 8MPvs(dual camera) 12MP + 5MP
Advantage
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
Digital and optical zoomvsOnly digital zoom
 6%6%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.8 (aperture)vsf/1.9 (aperture)
 198%100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 24MPvs(front) 8MP
 4 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 1400 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Face unlockvsNot supported
Advantage
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
USB Type-C SlimPort®vsNot supported
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported
Advantage
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GovsUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
IP68 certifiedvsNot supported

06 Advantages Xiaomi Mi Max 3 64GB
Mi Max 3 64GBvsMate 20 Pro L29 6GB/128GB
 8%8%
+Thinner
8 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)
 8%8%
+Larger screen
6.9"vs6.39"
Advantage
+The Dual LED on main camera and LED on front camera helps in dark places or in low light
Dual LED on main camera and LED on front cameravsDual LED flash
Advantage
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
3.5mm jackvsType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
 31%31%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
5500 mAhvs4200 mAh
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FMvsNot supported

29 Common items in both devices
Until 256GB nano-Memory
Aluminum frame, front/back glass / Aluminum body, front glass
16 million
LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint (under display) / Fingerprint
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable) / Li-Ion (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
2 slots Dual-SIM
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNA
5.0 version A2DP/LE
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 5 / Gorilla Glass 3
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresHuawei Mate 20 Pro L29 6GB/128GBXiaomi Mi Max 3 64GB
ModelMate 20 Pro L29 6GB/128GBMi Max 3 64GB
Also known asHuawei 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 availableVarious (International)ChinaHong KongVarious (International)
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, front/back glassAluminum body, front glass
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minNot supported
Operating system (OS)Huawei Mate 20 Pro L29 6GB/128GBXiaomi Mi Max 3 64GB
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareHuawei Mate 20 Pro L29 6GB/128GBXiaomi Mi Max 3 64GB
Architecture - 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 user available)64GB (51GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 256GB nano-Memory
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayHuawei Mate 20 Pro L29 6GB/128GBXiaomi Mi Max 3 64GB
Display typeAMOLEDTFT LCD IPS
Screen size6.39" inches6.9" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~87.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~79.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1440x3120 pixels1080x2160 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)538 PPI350 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 3
Mobile networks and dataHuawei Mate 20 Pro L29 6GB/128GBXiaomi 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)
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/5G 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 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
Maximum download/upload1400/200 Mbps300/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingHuawei Mate 20 Pro L29 6GB/128GBXiaomi 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
Primary / back cameraHuawei Mate 20 Pro L29 6GB/128GBXiaomi Mi Max 3 64GB
Main camera(triple camera)
40 megapixels
20MP ultrawide (f/2.2 16mm 1/2.7" PDAF)
8MP telephoto (f/2.4, 80mm 1/4" PDAF OIS 5x-zoom)
(dual camera)
12 megapixels
5MP depth sensor
Main camera resolution7296x5472 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 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
Front / secondary cameraHuawei Mate 20 Pro L29 6GB/128GBXiaomi Mi Max 3 64GB
Front camera24 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution5632x4224 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
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 6GB/128GBXiaomi 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
Connectivity and interfacesHuawei Mate 20 Pro L29 6GB/128GBXiaomi 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 version A2DP/LE5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portSupportedSupported
Other functionsHuawei Mate 20 Pro L29 6GB/128GBXiaomi Mi Max 3 64GB
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (under display)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
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 supply and autonomyHuawei Mate 20 Pro L29 6GB/128GBXiaomi Mi Max 3 64GB
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
Reverse wireless charging between devices
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity4200 mAh5500 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)10V/4A=40W9V/2A=18W
Talk timefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Huawei Mate 20 Pro L29 6GB/128GBXiaomi Mi Max 3 64GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered