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Huawei P30 Pro (L04) 256GB vs Apple iPhone XR 128GB

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

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Compare Apple iPhone XR X18Huawei P30 Pro (L04) 256GB
Huawei P30 Pro (L04) 256GB
6.47"
OLED

1080x2340

40
MP

32mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4200
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Huawei P30 Pro X07Apple iPhone XR 128GB
Apple iPhone XR 128GB
6.1"
IPS

828x1792

12
MP

7.1mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

2942
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Huawei P30 Pro (L04) 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!


18 Advantages Huawei P30 Pro (L04) 256GB
P30 Pro (L04) 256GBvsiPhone XR 128GB
 15%15%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.6Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2.25Ghz 64bit Hexa-Core
 167%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
8GB LPDDR4Xvs3GB LPDDR4X
 105%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
256GB (238GB user available)vs128GB (116GB user available)
Advantage
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 256GB nano-MemoryvsNot supported
 1%1%
+Lighter
192 grams (6.72 ounces)vs194 grams (6.79 ounces)
 70%70%
+Higher resolution screen
1080x2340 pixelsvs828x1792 pixels
 23%23%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
398 PPIvs324 PPI
 6%6%
+Larger screen
6.47"vs6.1"
 5 times100%
+Higher resolution main camera
(triple camera) 40MP + 20MP + 8MPvs(back) 12MP
Advantage
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
Digital and optical zoomvsOnly digital zoom
 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)
 4 times100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 32MPvs(front) 7.1MP
 37%37%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 1400 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps
Advantage
+Best output for headset
Type-C reversible connectorvsproprietary audio output
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Fingerprint (under display)vsNot supported
 43%43%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4200 mAhvs2942 mAh
Advantage
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
USB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorvsUSB 2.0 Proprietary connector

07 Advantages Apple iPhone XR 128GB
iPhone XR 128GBvsP30 Pro (L04) 256GB
Advantage
+Fastest write and read storage
NVMe (SSD)vsUFS 2.1
 1%1%
+Thinner
8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs8.41 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Advantage
+This device has a TFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit screen, which are brighter and more vivid
TFT LCD IPS LED-BacklitvsOLED
Advantage
+The Quad-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Quad-LED flashvsDual LED flash
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
Advantage
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
Proprietary TV-outvsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Scratch-resistant glassvsNot supported

28 Common items in both devices
Aluminum frame, front/back glass
16 million
LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
OIS: Optical stabilization
BSI sensor
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Face unlock
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
5.0 version A2DP/LE
NFC
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
IP68 certified / IP67 certified
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresHuawei P30 Pro (L04) 256GBApple iPhone XR 128GB
ModelP30 Pro (L04) 256GBiPhone XR 128GB
Also known asHuawei P30 Pro VOG-L04 8GB RAM Single-sim, Huawei VogueiPhone XR A1984, A2105, A2106, A2107, A2108
Country or region availableCanadaUSAMexicoVarious (International)
BrandHuaweiApple
Release dateMarch, 2019October, 2018
Depth8.41 millimeters (0.33 inches)8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)73.4 x 158 millimeters (2.89 x 6.22 in)75.7 x 150.9 millimeters (2.98 x 5.94 in)
Weight192 grams (6.72 ounces)194 grams (6.79 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 30minIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30min
Operating system (OS)Huawei P30 Pro (L04) 256GBApple iPhone XR 128GB
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieiOS 12
Firmware updatefeature not registerediOS 13
HardwareHuawei P30 Pro (L04) 256GBApple iPhone XR 128GB
Architecture - Chipset64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 980 (7nm)64bit - Apple A12 Bionic (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
Hexa-Core, 2 processors:
2.25Ghz Dual-Core Vortex
1.6Ghz Quad-Core Tempest
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G76 MP10 720MhzApple GPU MP4
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X3GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage256GB (238GB user available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (116GB user available)
NVMe (SSD)
External storageUntil 256GB nano-Memory
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Not supported
DisplayHuawei P30 Pro (L04) 256GBApple iPhone XR 128GB
Display typeOLEDTFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit
Screen size6.47" inches6.1" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~88.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~80% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels828x1792 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)398 PPI324 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedScratch-resistant glass
Mobile networks and dataHuawei P30 Pro (L04) 256GBApple iPhone XR 128GB
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
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, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40)
VoLTE
LTE Cat9 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
Maximum download/upload1400/200 Mbps1024/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingHuawei P30 Pro (L04) 256GBApple iPhone XR 128GB
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 (L04) 256GBApple iPhone XR 128GB
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)
12 megapixels
Main camera resolution7296x5472 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 60 fps
FlashDual LED flashQuad-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.6 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens28mm lens
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: Optical stabilization
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
Front / secondary cameraHuawei P30 Pro (L04) 256GBApple iPhone XR 128GB
Front camera32 megapixels7.1 megapixels
Front camera resolution6528x4896 pixels3072x2304 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered32mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaHuawei P30 Pro (L04) 256GBApple iPhone XR 128GB
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMPEG4, H.265, H.264, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, AAX+, AIFF
Connectivity and interfacesHuawei P30 Pro (L04) 256GBApple iPhone XR 128GB
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Proprietary connector
TV outputNot supportedProprietary TV-out
Audio outputType-C reversible connectorproprietary audio output
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 supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsHuawei P30 Pro (L04) 256GBApple iPhone XR 128GB
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
Face unlock
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: Blue, Black, White, Yellow, Red, Coral
- Face ID
- AirDrop, iCloud, FaceTime, Siri
- Apple Pay
- Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter included
- Fast battery charging: 50% in 30min
- 1080p@240fps slow motion
- WiFi hotspot
Power supply and autonomyHuawei P30 Pro (L04) 256GBApple iPhone XR 128GB
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
Qi wireless charging
Battery capacity4200 mAh2942 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)40W (15W wireless)feature not registered
Talk timefeature not registered1500 minutes | 25 hours | 1 days
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Huawei P30 Pro (L04) 256GBApple iPhone XR 128GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered