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Huawei P30 Pro (L29 256GB) vs Samsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/8GB)

Side by side comparison between Huawei P30 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy M31 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy M31 XHuawei P30 Pro (L29 256GB)19Points
Huawei P30 Pro (L29 256GB)
6.47"
OLED

1080x2340

40
MP

32mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4200
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
12PointsSamsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/8GB)Compare Huawei P30 Pro X
Samsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/8GB)
6.4"
AMOLED

1080x2340

64
MP

32mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

6000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Huawei P30 Pro (L29 256GB)

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 Pro (L29 256GB)19 Advantages Huawei P30 Pro (L29 256GB)vsGalaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/8GB)12 Advantages Samsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/8GB)
+2.6Ghz 64bit Octa-Core10%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+256GB (238GB available)120%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs128GB (108GB available)
+8.41 millimeters (0.33 inches)6%
Thinner
vs8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+HDR10Advantage
The HDR10 display provides vibrant colors and more details
vsNot supported
+6.47"1%
Larger screen
vs6.4"
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+1/1.7" inches1%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/1.72" inches
+f/1.6 (aperture)13%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.8 (aperture)
+(4G+ LTE-A) 1400 Mbps133%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps
+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+40W167%
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.
vs15W
+Qi wireless chargingAdvantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
vsNot supported
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+USB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
Until 256GB nano-Memoryvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
192 grams (6.72 ounces)vs+191 grams (6.69 ounces)1%
Lighter
OLEDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
398 PPIvs+403 PPI1%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
(quad camera) 40MP + 20MP + 8MP + 0.3MPvs+(quad camera) 64MP + 8MP + 5MP + 5MP20%
Higher resolution main camera
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 10vs+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
Type-C reversible connectorvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
4200 mAhvs+6000 mAh43%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same nano-Memory slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.
Not supportedvs+FM (RDS)Advantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

27 Common items in both devices
8GB LPDDR4X
UFS 2.1
60Hz
16 million
1080x2340 pixels
LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras
+20 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresHuawei P30 Pro (L29 256GB)Samsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/8GB)
ModelP30 Pro (L29 256GB)Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/8GB)
Other model namesHuawei P30 Pro VOG-L29 (8GB RAM) Dual-sim, Huawei VogueGalaxy M315F/Dual-Sim (128GB + 8GB RAM)
Country or region available(Europe)(Global, International)Brazil
(Europe), (Global, International), Brazil
India
India
BrandHuaweiSamsung
Release dateMarch, 2019March, 2020
Depth8.41 millimeters (0.33 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)73.4 x 158 millimeters (2.89 x 6.22 in)75.1 x 159.2 millimeters (2.96 x 6.27 in)
Weight192 grams (6.72 ounces)191 grams (6.69 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meters and 30minNot supported
System (OS)Huawei P30 Pro (L29 256GB)Samsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/8GB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 10Android 11
HardwareHuawei P30 Pro (L29 256GB)Samsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/8GB)
Chipset64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 980 (7nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9611 (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:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.7Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G76 MP10 720MhzARM Mali-G72 MP3
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X8GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage256GB (238GB available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (108GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 256GB nano-Memory
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayHuawei P30 Pro (L29 256GB)Samsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/8GB)
Display typeOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.47" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~88.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)398 PPI403 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 3
Display features60Hz, HDR1060Hz, 420 nits
Mobile networksHuawei P30 Pro (L29 256GB)Samsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/8GB)
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)
Maximum download/upload1400/200 Mbps600/150 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 850/900/1700/1900/2100
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 Cat12/13 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
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+, 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, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40)
Not supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE
CallingHuawei P30 Pro (L29 256GB)Samsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/8GB)
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 Pro (L29 256GB)Samsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/8GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
40 megapixels
20MP ultrawidef/2.216mm1/2.7"PDAF
8MP telephotof/3.4125mm1/4"PDAFOIS5x-optical-zoom
0.3MP TOF 3DTime-of-Flight
(quad camera)
64 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.212mm1/4.0"1.12µm
5MP macrof/2.425mm1/5.0"1.12µm
5MP depthf/2.2
Main camera resolution7296x5472 pixels10120x6328 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.6 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/1.7" inches1/1.72" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.8µm 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
2ª cameraHuawei P30 Pro (L29 256GB)Samsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/8GB)
Front camera (secondary)32 megapixels32 megapixels
Front camera resolution6528x4896 pixels6528x4896 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.8" inches1/2.8" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel0.8µm pixel
MultimediaHuawei P30 Pro (L29 256GB)Samsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/8GB)
RadioNot supportedFM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityHuawei P30 Pro (L29 256GB)Samsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/8GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
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 supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsHuawei P30 Pro (L29 256GB)Samsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/8GB)
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
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (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: Ocean Blue, Space Black, Red
- One UI 2.0, 3.1
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyHuawei P30 Pro (L29 256GB)Samsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/8GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4200 mAh6000 mAh
Charger, watts40W (10V/4A) Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging
15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateHuawei P30 Pro (L29 256GB)Samsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/8GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.52W/kg (head) | 0.69W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.482W/kg (head) | 1.127W/kg (body)
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