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Huawei P30 (L29 128GB/8GB) vs Huawei Mate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)

Side by side comparison between Huawei P30 vs Huawei Mate 20 Pro phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Huawei Mate 20 Pro XHuawei P30 (L29 128GB/8GB)07Points
Huawei P30 (L29 128GB/8GB)
6.1"
OLED

1080x2340

40
MP

32mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3650
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
10PointsHuawei Mate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)Compare Huawei P30 X
Huawei Mate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)
6.39"
AMOLED

1440x3120

40
MP

24mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4200
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!

P30 (L29 128GB/8GB)7 Advantages Huawei P30 (L29 128GB/8GB)vsMate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)10 Advantages Huawei Mate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)
+2.6Ghz 64bit Octa-Core6%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.26Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+8GB LPDDR4X33%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs6GB LPDDR4X
+165 grams (5.78 ounces)15%
Lighter
vs189 grams (6.62 ounces)
+7.57 millimeters (0.3 inches)14%
Thinner
vs8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+(front) 32MP34%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 24MP
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
1080x2340 pixelsvs+1440x3120 pixels78%
Higher resolution screen
422 PPIvs+538 PPI27%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
6.1"vs+6.39"5%
Larger screen
(triple camera) 40MP + 16MP + 8MPvs+(triple camera) 40MP + 20MP + 8MP6%
Higher resolution main camera
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
3650 mAhvs+4200 mAh15%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
22.5Wvs+40W78%
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+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
IP53 certifiedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

41 Common items in both devices
128GB (109GB available) / 128GB (110GB available)
UFS 2.1
Until 256GB nano-Memory
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
OLED / AMOLED
HDR10
60Hz
+34 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 featuresHuawei P30 (L29 128GB/8GB)Huawei Mate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)
ModelP30 (L29 128GB/8GB)Mate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)
Other model namesHuawei P30 ELE-L29 (8GB RAM) Dual-sim, Huawei ElleHuawei Mate 20 Pro LYA-L29 (Global) Dual-sim, Huawei Laya
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandHuaweiHuawei
Release dateMarch, 2019November, 2018
Depth7.57 millimeters (0.3 inches)8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Size (width x height)71.36 x 149.1 millimeters (2.81 x 5.87 in)72.3 x 157.8 millimeters (2.85 x 6.21 in)
Weight165 grams (5.78 ounces)189 grams (6.62 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP53 certified: protection against dust and splashingIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Huawei P30 (L29 128GB/8GB)Huawei Mate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 10Android 10
HardwareHuawei P30 (L29 128GB/8GB)Huawei Mate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)
Chipset64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 980 (7nm)64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 980 (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.6Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
1.92Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.26Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
1.92Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G76 MP10 720MhzARM Mali-G76 MP10 720Mhz
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (109GB available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (110GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 256GB nano-Memory
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 256GB nano-Memory
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayHuawei P30 (L29 128GB/8GB)Huawei Mate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)
Display typeOLEDAMOLED
Screen size6.1" inches6.39" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~85.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~87.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)1440x3120 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)422 PPI538 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 5
Display features60Hz, HDR1060Hz, HDR10
Mobile networksHuawei P30 (L29 128GB/8GB)Huawei Mate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)
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 nano-Memory slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1400/200 Mbps1400/200 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
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
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, 32)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40)
VoLTE
LTE 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
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, 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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
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)
LTE 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)
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
CallingHuawei P30 (L29 128GB/8GB)Huawei Mate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraHuawei P30 (L29 128GB/8GB)Huawei Mate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
40 megapixels
16MP ultrawidef/2.217mmPDAF/LaserAF
8MP telephotof/2.480mm1/4"3x-optical-zoomPDAF/LaserAFOIS
(triple camera)
40 megapixels
20MP ultrawidef/2.216mm1/2.7"PDAF
8MP telephotof/2.41/4"80mmPDAFOIS5x-optical-zoom
Main camera resolution7296x5472 pixels7296x5472 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/1.7" inches1/1.7" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraHuawei P30 (L29 128GB/8GB)Huawei Mate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)
Front camera (secondary)32 megapixels24 megapixels
Front camera resolution6528x4896 pixels5632x4224 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaHuawei P30 (L29 128GB/8GB)Huawei Mate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityHuawei P30 (L29 128GB/8GB)Huawei Mate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C SlimPort®
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
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
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsHuawei P30 (L29 128GB/8GB)Huawei Mate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Aurora, Amber Sunrise, Breathing Crystal
- EMUI 9.1
- 19.5:9 ratio display
- DCI-P3, HDR10 display
- Leica optics on camera
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Dolby Atmos sound
- Huawei Pay
- Vapor chamber cooling system on processor
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- 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
Power supplyHuawei P30 (L29 128GB/8GB)Huawei Mate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3650 mAh4200 mAh
Charger, watts22.5W (5V/4.5A) Fast battery charging40W (10V/4A) Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging
Reverse wireless charging between devices
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateHuawei P30 (L29 128GB/8GB)Huawei Mate 20 Pro (L29 128GB/6GB)
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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