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Motorola P30 Note (64GB/4GB) vs Huawei P40 Pro (NX9 256GB)

Side by side comparison between Motorola P30 Note vs Huawei P40 Pro phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Huawei P40 Pro XMotorola P30 Note (64GB/4GB)08Points
Motorola P30 Note (64GB/4GB)
6.2"
IPS

1080x2246

16
MP

12mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
24PointsHuawei P40 Pro (NX9 256GB)Compare Motorola P30 Note X
Huawei P40 Pro (NX9 256GB)
6.58"
OLED

1200x2640

50.5
MP

32mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4200
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Huawei P40 Pro (NX9 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 Note (64GB/4GB)8 Advantages Motorola P30 Note (64GB/4GB)vsP40 Pro (NX9 256GB)24 Advantages Huawei P40 Pro (NX9 256GB)
+205 grams (7.18 ounces)2%
Lighter
vs209 grams (7.32 ounces)
+8.98 millimeters (0.35 inches)1%
Thinner
vs9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+Dual-LED on main camera and LED on front cameraAdvantage
The Dual-LED on main camera and LED on front camera helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+f/1.8 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.9 (aperture)
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C reversible connector
+5000 mAh19%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4200 mAh
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.86Ghz 64bit Octa-Core44%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
4GB LPDDR4vs+8GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
64GB (50GB available)vs+256GB (230GB available)4 times
More internal storage for applications and files
Plastic body, glass front, aluminum backvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
LTPS IPS LCDvs+OLEDAdvantage
OLED display is brighter and more vivid
1080x2246 pixelsvs+1200x2640 pixels31%
Higher resolution screen
402 PPIvs+441 PPI10%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
6.2"vs+6.58"6%
Larger screen
(dual camera) 16MP + 5MPvs+(quad camera) 50.5MP + 12MP + 40MP + 0.3MP4 times
Higher resolution main camera
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
(front) 12MPvs+(dual front camera) 32MP + 0.3MP169%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 9.0 Pievs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
4G+ LTE-Avs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps6 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
15Wvs+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.
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM) + e-SIM (Eletronic)
(hybrid slot/shares the same nano-Memory slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOvs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
5.0 + A2DP/LEvs+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Govs+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)vs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

21 Common items in both devices
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
16 million
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160)
Capacitive
Multitouch
+14 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresMotorola P30 Note (64GB/4GB)Huawei P40 Pro (NX9 256GB)
ModelP30 Note (64GB/4GB)P40 Pro (NX9 256GB)
Other model namesLenovo P30 Note XT1942-1 (4GB RAM), Motorola One PowerHuawei P40 Pro 5G ELS-NX9, ELS-N29, ELS-N29D
Country or region availableChina
China
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandMotorolaHuawei
Release dateSeptember, 2018April, 2020
Depth8.98 millimeters (0.35 inches)9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)76 x 156 millimeters (2.99 x 6.14 in)72.6 x 158.2 millimeters (2.86 x 6.23 in)
Weight205 grams (7.18 ounces)209 grams (7.32 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass front, aluminum backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)IP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Motorola P30 Note (64GB/4GB)Huawei P40 Pro (NX9 256GB)
Operating systemAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 Piefeature not registered
HardwareMotorola P30 Note (64GB/4GB)Huawei P40 Pro (NX9 256GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SDM636 (14nm)64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.6Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.86Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
2.36Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
1.95Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 509ARM Mali-G76 MP16
RAM memory4GB LPDDR48GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (50GB available)256GB (230GB available)
UFS 3.0
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB nano-Memory
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayMotorola P30 Note (64GB/4GB)Huawei P40 Pro (NX9 256GB)
Display typeLTPS IPS LCDOLED
Screen size6.2" inches6.58" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~91.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2246 pixels1200x2640 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)402 PPI441 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Not supported
Display featuresfeature not registered90Hz, HDR10
Mobile networksMotorola P30 Note (64GB/4GB)Huawei P40 Pro (NX9 256GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated 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) + e-SIM
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps2000/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat (Bands 1,3,5,7,8)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40,41)
LTE Cat21 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (32, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA (1, 3, 28, 38, 41, 77, 78, 79)
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, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingMotorola P30 Note (64GB/4GB)Huawei P40 Pro (NX9 256GB)
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
CameraMotorola P30 Note (64GB/4GB)Huawei P40 Pro (NX9 256GB)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
16 megapixels
5MP depthf/2.21.0um
(quad camera)
50.5 megapixels
12MP periscope telephotof/3.4125mmPDAFOIS5x-optical-zoom
40MP ultrawidef/1.818mm1/1.54"PDAF
0.3MP TOF 3D depth
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels8700x5800 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashDual-LED on main camera and LED on front cameraLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered23mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/1.28" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel2.44µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraMotorola P30 Note (64GB/4GB)Huawei P40 Pro (NX9 256GB)
Front camera (secondary)12 megapixels(dual front camera)
32 megapixels
0.3MP TOF 3D depth
Front camera resolution4000x3000 pixels6528x4896 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.8" inches
Pixel size1.25µm pixel0.8µm pixel
MultimediaMotorola P30 Note (64GB/4GB)Huawei P40 Pro (NX9 256GB)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityMotorola P30 Note (64GB/4GB)Huawei P40 Pro (NX9 256GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C reversible connector
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.1 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsMotorola P30 Note (64GB/4GB)Huawei P40 Pro (NX9 256GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Gesture
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Other features- Colors: Black
- ZUI 4.0
- 2.5D curved glass
- Max Vision HD+ 19:9
- Moto Actions, Moto Display
- Dolby audio
- TurboPower: 6h in 15min
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Silver Frost, Blush Gold, Deep Sea Blue, Ice White
- EMUI 10.1
- 90Hz and HDR10 display
- Leica optics on back camera
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Fast wireless charging 27W
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyMotorola P30 Note (64GB/4GB)Huawei P40 Pro (NX9 256GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh4200 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging40W (10V/4A) Fast battery charging
27W Qi wireless charging
27W Reverse wireless charging between devices
Talk time autonomy3720 minutes | 62 hours | 2.6 daysfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateMotorola P30 Note (64GB/4GB)Huawei P40 Pro (NX9 256GB)
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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