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Huawei P30 Pro (AL10) 256GB vs Xiaomi Mi 8 64GB

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Huawei P30 Pro vs Xiaomi Mi 8 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Xiaomi Mi 8 X14Huawei P30 Pro (AL10) 256GB
Huawei P30 Pro (AL10) 256GB
6.47"
OLED

1080x2340

40
MP

32mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4200
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Xiaomi Mi 8 64GB
6.21"
AMOLED

1080x2248

12
MP

20mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3400
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Huawei P30 Pro (AL10) 256GB

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!


14 Advantages Huawei P30 Pro (AL10) 256GB
P30 Pro (AL10) 256GBvsMi 8 64GB
 33%33%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
8GB LPDDR4Xvs6GB LPDDR4X
 4 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
256GB (238GB user available)vs64GB (51GB user available)
Advantage
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 256GB nano-MemoryvsNot supported
 4%4%
+Higher resolution screen
1080x2340 pixelsvs1080x2248 pixels
 4%4%
+Larger screen
6.47"vs6.21"
 183%100%
+Higher resolution main camera
(triple camera) 40MP + 20MP + 8MPvs(dual camera) 12MP + 12MP
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
 50%50%
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
1/1.7" inchesvs1/2.55" inches
 13%13%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.6 (aperture)vsf/1.8 (aperture)
 61%61%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 32MPvs(front) 20MP
 37%37%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 1400 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps
 24%24%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4200 mAhvs3400 mAh
Advantage
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
USB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorvsUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
IP68 certifiedvsNot supported

09 Advantages Xiaomi Mi 8 64GB
Mi 8 64GBvsP30 Pro (AL10) 256GB
 6%6%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2.6Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 10%10%
+Lighter
175 grams (6.13 ounces)vs192 grams (6.72 ounces)
 11%11%
+Thinner
7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)vs8.41 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Advantage
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Super AMOLEDvsOLED
 1%1%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
402 PPIvs398 PPI
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
Advantage
+With more SIM card slots you can have more operators and choose which one to use
2 slots Dual-SIM
(dedicated slot)
vs2 slots Dual-SIM
(hybrid slot/shares the same nano-Memory slot)
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Gorilla Glass 5vsNot supported

31 Common items in both devices
UFS 2.1
Aluminum frame, front/back glass
16 million
Dual LED flash
Digital and optical zoom
LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
OIS: Optical stabilization / OIS (4-axis): Optical stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
Type-C reversible connector / Type-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint (under display) / Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Face unlock
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
5.0 version A2DP/LE
NFC
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresHuawei P30 Pro (AL10) 256GBXiaomi Mi 8 64GB
ModelP30 Pro (AL10) 256GBMi 8 64GB
Also known asHuawei P30 Pro VOG-AL10 8GB RAM Dual-sim, Huawei Vogue小米8, Xiaomi Mi8 6GB RAM, Xiaomi Dipper
Country or region availableChinaTaiwanChinaHong KongVarious (International)
BrandHuaweiXiaomi
Release dateMarch, 2019June, 2018
Depth8.41 millimeters (0.33 inches)7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)73.4 x 158 millimeters (2.89 x 6.22 in)74.8 x 154.9 millimeters (2.94 x 6.1 in)
Weight192 grams (6.72 ounces)175 grams (6.13 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, front/back glassAluminum frame, front/back glass
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minNot supported
Operating system (OS)Huawei P30 Pro (AL10) 256GBXiaomi Mi 8 64GB
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareHuawei P30 Pro (AL10) 256GBXiaomi Mi 8 64GB
Architecture - Chipset64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 980 (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)
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, 2 processors:
2.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G76 MP10 720MhzQualcomm Adreno 630 710Mhz
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage256GB (238GB user available)
UFS 2.1
64GB (51GB user available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 256GB nano-Memory
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Not supported
DisplayHuawei P30 Pro (AL10) 256GBXiaomi Mi 8 64GB
Display typeOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.47" inches6.21" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~88.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels1080x2248 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)398 PPI402 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 5
Mobile networks and dataHuawei P30 Pro (AL10) 256GBXiaomi Mi 8 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
(dedicated 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 networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat21 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat16 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,17,20)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40,41)
VoLTE
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, 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)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
Not supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE
Maximum download/upload1400/200 Mbps1024/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingHuawei P30 Pro (AL10) 256GBXiaomi Mi 8 64GB
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
Primary / back cameraHuawei P30 Pro (AL10) 256GBXiaomi Mi 8 64GB
Main camera(triple camera)
40 megapixels
20MP ultrawide (f/2.2 16mm 1/2.7" PDAF)
8MP telephoto (f/3.4 125mm 1/4" 5x-zoom PDAF OIS 3D)
(dual camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephoto (f/2.4 1/3.4" 1.0µm AF 2x-zoom)
Main camera resolution7296x5472 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashDual LED flashDual LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.6 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/1.7" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm pixel
AutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS (4-axis): Optical 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
Front / secondary cameraHuawei P30 Pro (AL10) 256GBXiaomi Mi 8 64GB
Front camera32 megapixels20 megapixels
Front camera resolution6528x4896 pixels5184x3840 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.8µm pixel
MultimediaHuawei P30 Pro (AL10) 256GBXiaomi Mi 8 64GB
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
Connectivity and interfacesHuawei P30 Pro (AL10) 256GBXiaomi Mi 8 64GB
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputType-C reversible connectorType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
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)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsHuawei P30 Pro (AL10) 256GBXiaomi Mi 8 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
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (under display)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
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, Blue, White, Gold
- MIUI 9.5
- 600nit / DCI-P3 / HDR10 display
- Always-On Display
- Quick Charge 4.0+
- WiFi display
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyHuawei P30 Pro (AL10) 256GBXiaomi Mi 8 64GB
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
Reverse wireless charging between devices
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity4200 mAh3400 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)40W (15W wireless)18W
Talk timefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Huawei P30 Pro (AL10) 256GBXiaomi Mi 8 64GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered