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Huawei P20 Pro (L29) vs HTC One M9 (64GB)

Side by side comparison between Huawei P20 Pro vs HTC One M9 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare HTC One M9 XHuawei P20 Pro (L29)24Points
Huawei P20 Pro (L29)
6.1"
AMOLED

1080x2240

40
MP

24mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
HTC One M9 (64GB)
5"
SLCD3

1080x1920

20.2
MP

4.1mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2840
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Huawei P20 Pro (L29)

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!

P20 Pro (L29)24 Advantages Huawei P20 Pro (L29)vsOne M9 (64GB)9 Advantages HTC One M9 (64GB)
+2.36Ghz 64bit Octa-Core25%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+6GB LPDDR4100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs3GB LPDDR4
+128GB (115GB available)113%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs64GB (54GB available)
+7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)23%
Thinner
vs9.6 millimeters (0.38 inches)
+AMOLEDAdvantage
AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT Super LCD 3
+1080x2240 pixels17%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x1920 pixels
+6.1"22%
Larger screen
vs5"
+(triple camera) 40MP + 20MP + 8MP2 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 20.2MP
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+1/1.7" inches41%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.4" inches
+f/1.8 (aperture)22%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.2 (aperture)
+(front) 24MP5 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 4.1MP
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 5.0.2 Lollipop
+(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbps3 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
+Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+TemperatureAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4000 mAh41%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2840 mAh
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster
vs4.1 + A2DP
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
+IP67 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsWater splash resistant (don't immerse)
Not supportedvs+Until 128GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
180 grams (6.3 ounces)vs+157 grams (5.5 ounces)15%
Lighter
408 PPIvs+441 PPI8%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
(front) HD (1280x720)vs+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
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
Not supportedvs+FM (RDS)Advantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 4Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

21 Common items in both devices
16 million
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
BSI sensor
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
+14 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresHuawei P20 Pro (L29)HTC One M9 (64GB)
ModelP20 Pro (L29)One M9 (64GB)
Other model namesHuawei P20 Pro CLT-L29 (128GB) Dual-Sim, CLT-L29C, CharlotteHTC M9, HTC M9u, HTC One M9u, HTC Hima
Country or region availableSaudi ArabiaAustraliaUnited Arab Emirates(Europe)PhilippinesIndiaJapanMalaysiaNew ZealandSingaporeVietnam
Saudi Arabia, Australia, United Arab Emirates, (Europe), Philippines, India, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, Vietnam
feature not registered
BrandHuaweiHTC
Release dateApril, 2018March, 2015
Depth7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)9.6 millimeters (0.38 inches)
Size (width x height)73.9 x 155 millimeters (2.91 x 6.1 in)69.7 x 144.6 millimeters (2.74 x 5.69 in)
Weight180 grams (6.3 ounces)157 grams (5.5 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30minWater splash resistant (don't immerse)
System (OS)Huawei P20 Pro (L29)HTC One M9 (64GB)
Operating systemAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 5.0.2 Lollipop
Firmware updateAndroid 10feature not registered
HardwareHuawei P20 Pro (L29)HTC One M9 (64GB)
Chipset64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 970 (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994 (20nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.36Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A57
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G72 MP12 850MhzQualcomm Adreno 430
RAM memory6GB LPDDR43GB LPDDR4
Internal storage128GB (115GB available)
UFS 2.1
64GB (54GB available)
External storageNot supportedUntil 128GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayHuawei P20 Pro (L29)HTC One M9 (64GB)
Display typeAMOLEDTFT Super LCD 3
Screen size6.1" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82% (screen-to-body ratio)~68.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2240 pixels1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)408 PPI441 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 4
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksHuawei P20 Pro (L29)HTC One M9 (64GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardNot supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1200/50 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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkTD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat18 (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, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat6 700/800/850/1800/900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20,28), TD-LTE 2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,40,41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+Not supported
CallingHuawei P20 Pro (L29)HTC One M9 (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, Voice commands
CameraHuawei P20 Pro (L29)HTC One M9 (64GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
40 megapixels
20MP monof/1.627mm1/2.7"PDAF/LaserOISwide
8MP telephotof/2.480mm1/4.0"PDAF/LaserOIS3x-optical-zoom
20.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution7296x5472 pixels5376x3752 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/1.7" inches1/2.4" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS (6-axis): Optical stabilizationfeature not registered
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraHuawei P20 Pro (L29)HTC One M9 (64GB)
Front camera (secondary)24 megapixels4.1 megapixels
Front camera resolution5632x4224 pixels2688x1520 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.8" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.9µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaHuawei P20 Pro (L29)HTC One M9 (64GB)
RadioNot supportedFM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityHuawei P20 Pro (L29)HTC One M9 (64GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedMicro-B USB MHL-3
Audio outputType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP4.1 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEOA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portSupportedSupported
Other functionsHuawei P20 Pro (L29)HTC One M9 (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
Temperature
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Other features- Colors: Black, Gold, Pink, Blue
- EMUI 8.1
- Facial recognition
- Triple back camera with Leica optics
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Fast battery charging (58% in 30min)
- 3.5mm to USB-C headphone adapter
- VoLTE
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- IP67 certified: dust and water resistant up to 1 meter and 30min
- Colors: Black, Gray, Pink, Gold
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- HTC Sense 7.0 UI
- HTC BlinkFeed
- Dolby Audio
- Google Drive 100GB
- Quick Charge 2.0: 60% in 30min
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyHuawei P20 Pro (L29)HTC One M9 (64GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh2840 mAh
Charger, watts22.5W Fast battery charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy1320 minutes | 22 hours | 0.9 day1260 minutes | 21 hours | 0.9 day
Standby31680 minutes | 528 hours | 22 days24120 minutes | 402 hours | 16.8 days
Radiation rateHuawei P20 Pro (L29)HTC One M9 (64GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.56W/kg (head) | 0.35W/kg (body)
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