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Huawei P30 Pro (L04) 256GB vs LG K40 X420HM

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Huawei P30 Pro (L04) 256GB vs LG K40 X420HM phones. Which is the best phone?

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Compare LG K40 X23Huawei 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
LG K40 X420HM
5.7"
IPS

720x1440

16
MP

8mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
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 phone! Comment!


23 Advantages Huawei P30 Pro (L04) 256GB
P30 Pro (L04) 256GBvsK40 X420HM
 10%10%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.26Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 3 times100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
8GB LPDDR4Xvs2GB LPDDR3
 11 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
256GB (238GB user available)vs32GB (20GB user available)
Advantage
+More resistant material
Aluminum frame, front/back glassvsPlastic body, front glass
 144%100%
+Higher resolution screen
1080x2340 pixelsvs720x1440 pixels
 41%41%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
398 PPIvs282 PPI
 14%14%
+Larger screen
6.47"vs5.7"
 3 times100%
+Higher resolution main camera
(triple camera) 40MP + 20MP + 8MPvs(back) 16MP
Advantage
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
Digital and optical zoomvsOnly digital zoom
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS: Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
 76%76%
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
1/1.7" inchesvs1/3" inches
 25%25%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.6 (aperture)vsf/2.0 (aperture)
 3 times100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 32MPvs(front) 8MP
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Advantage
+Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
Android 9.0 PievsAndroid 8.1 Oreo
 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
CompassvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
GyroscopevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Face recognition (unlock)vsNot supported
 40%40%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4200 mAhvs3000 mAh
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 reversible connectorvsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go

08 Advantages LG K40 X420HM
K40 X420HMvsP30 Pro (L04) 256GB
 100%100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 256GB nano-Memory
 28%28%
+Lighter
150 grams (5.25 ounces)vs192 grams (6.72 ounces)
 1%1%
+Thinner
8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs8.41 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Advantage
+This device has a TFT LCD IPS screen, which are brighter and more vivid
TFT LCD IPSvsOLED
Advantage
+The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
LED flash on both camerasvsDual LED flash
Advantage
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
3.5mm jackvsType-C reversible connector
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FMvsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
MIL-STD-810G military certifiedvsIP68 certified

20 Common items in both devices
16 million
LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
Fingerprint (under display) / Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable) / Li-Ion (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS / A-GPS, GeoTagging
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
5.0 version A2DP/LE
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresHuawei P30 Pro (L04) 256GBLG K40 X420HM
BrandHuaweiLG
ModelP30 Pro (L04) 256GBK40 X420HM
Also known asHuawei P30 Pro VOG-L04 8GB RAM Single-sim, Huawei VogueLG K40 LMX420HM, LM-X420HM, LG-LMX420HM
Country or region where it's soldCanadaUSAMexicoLatin AmericaColombia
Release dateMarch, 2019March, 2019
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)71.9 x 153 millimeters (2.83 x 6.02 in)
Weight192 grams (6.72 ounces)150 grams (5.25 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, front/back glassPlastic body, front glass
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minMIL-STD-810G military certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant
Operating system (OS)Huawei P30 Pro (L04) 256GBLG K40 X420HM
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareHuawei P30 Pro (L04) 256GBLG K40 X420HM
Architecture - Chipset64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 980 (7nm)64bit - MediaTek MT6762 Helio P22 (12nm)
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
2Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G76 MP10 720MhzPowerVR GE8320 650Mhz
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X2GB LPDDR3
Internal storage256GB (238GB user available)32GB (20GB user available)
eMMC
External storageUntil 256GB nano-Memory
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayHuawei P30 Pro (L04) 256GBLG K40 X420HM
Display typeOLEDTFT LCD IPS
Screen size6.47" inches5.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~88.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~76.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels720x1440 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)398 PPI282 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Mobile networks and dataHuawei P30 Pro (L04) 256GBLG K40 X420HM
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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 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 Cat6 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 28, 66)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, 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 Mbps300/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingHuawei P30 Pro (L04) 256GBLG K40 X420HM
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Primary / back cameraHuawei P30 Pro (L04) 256GBLG K40 X420HM
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)
16 megapixels
Main camera resolution7296x5472 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashDual LED flashLED flash on both cameras
Focal aperturef/1.6 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/1.7" inches1/3" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1µm pixel
AutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital 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 (L04) 256GBLG K40 X420HM
Front camera32 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution6528x4896 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 lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaHuawei P30 Pro (L04) 256GBLG K40 X420HM
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesHuawei P30 Pro (L04) 256GBLG K40 X420HM
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm 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)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsHuawei P30 Pro (L04) 256GBLG K40 X420HM
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 recognition (unlock)
Fingerprint (under display)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
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, Moroccan Blue, Platinum Gray
- 18:9 ratio FullVision display
- LED notification
- DTS-X Surround sound
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyHuawei P30 Pro (L04) 256GBLG K40 X420HM
Battery technologyLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
Reverse wireless charging between devices
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4200 mAh3000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)40W (15W wireless)feature not registered
Talk timefeature not registered480 minutes | 8 hours | 0.3 day
Standbyfeature not registered6000 minutes | 100 hours | 4.2 days
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Huawei P30 Pro (L04) 256GBLG K40 X420HM
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered