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Xiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB) vs Huawei Mate 20 Pro (AL00 128GB/6GB)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Xiaomi Redmi 8 vs Huawei Mate 20 Pro phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Huawei Mate 20 Pro X07Xiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)
Xiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)
6.22"
IPS

720x1520

12
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

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Compare Xiaomi Redmi 8 X25Huawei Mate 20 Pro (AL00 128GB/6GB)
Huawei Mate 20 Pro (AL00 128GB/6GB)
6.39"
AMOLED

1440x3120

40
MP

24mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4200
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Huawei Mate 20 Pro (AL00 128GB/6GB)

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!


07 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)
Redmi 8 (32GB)vsMate 20 Pro (AL00 128GB/6GB)
 100%100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 256GB nano-Memory
 1%1%
+Lighter
188 grams (6.58 ounces)vs189 grams (6.62 ounces)
Advantage
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
3.5mm jackvsType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)vsNot supported
 19%19%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
5000 mAhvs4200 mAh
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
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FMvsNot supported

25 Advantages Huawei Mate 20 Pro (AL00 128GB/6GB)
Mate 20 Pro (AL00 128GB/6GB)vsRedmi 8 (32GB)
 21%21%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.26Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 100%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
6GB LPDDR4Xvs3GB LPDDR3
 4 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
128GB (110GB user available)vs32GB (21GB user available)
 9%9%
+Thinner
8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)vs9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
Advantage
+More resistant material
Aluminum frame, glass front/backvsPlastic body, glass front
Advantage
+This device has a AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
AMOLEDvsTFT LCD IPS
 3 times100%
+Higher resolution screen
1440x3120 pixelsvs720x1520 pixels
 99%99%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
538 PPIvs270 PPI
 3%3%
+Larger screen
6.39"vs6.22"
 4 times100%
+Higher resolution main camera
(triple camera) 40MP + 20MP + 8MPvs(dual camera) 12MP + 2MP
Advantage
+The Dual LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Dual LED flashvsLED flash
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
 198%100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 24MPvs(front) 8MP
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
 8 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 1400 Mbpsvs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
GyroscopevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
Advantage
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
USB Type-C SlimPort®vsNot supported
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.2 version A2DP
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, USB OTG On-The-GovsUSB 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 certifiedvsP2i certified

22 Common items in both devices
16 million
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
f/1.8 (aperture)
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G LTE / 4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Face unlock
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresXiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)Huawei Mate 20 Pro (AL00 128GB/6GB)
ModelRedmi 8 (32GB)Mate 20 Pro (AL00 128GB/6GB)
Also known asXiaomi Redmi 8 (3GB RAM + 32GB) M1908C3IC, MZB8255INHuawei Mate 20 Pro LYA-AL00 Dual-sim (no fingerprint sensor)
Country or region availableVarious (International)China
BrandXiaomiHuawei
Release dateOctober, 2019November, 2018
Depth9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Size (width x height)75.4 x 156.5 millimeters (2.97 x 6.16 in)72.3 x 157.8 millimeters (2.85 x 6.21 in)
Weight188 grams (6.58 ounces)189 grams (6.62 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersP2i certified: water repellent nano-coatingIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
Operating system (OS)Xiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)Huawei Mate 20 Pro (AL00 128GB/6GB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareXiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)Huawei Mate 20 Pro (AL00 128GB/6GB)
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SDM439 (12nm)64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 980 (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.45Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.26Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
1.92Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 505 650MhzARM Mali-G76 MP10 720Mhz
RAM memory3GB LPDDR36GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (21GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (110GB user available)
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB nano-Memory
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayXiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)Huawei Mate 20 Pro (AL00 128GB/6GB)
Display typeTFT LCD IPSAMOLED
Screen size6.22" inches6.39" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~87.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution720x1520 pixels1440x3120 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)270 PPI538 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 5
Mobile networks and dataXiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)Huawei Mate 20 Pro (AL00 128GB/6GB)
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)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkM1908C3IC version:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100

MZB8255IN version:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat4
VoLTE

M1908C3IC version:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40)

MZB8255IN version:
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 40, 41)
LTE 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
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, 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 networkNot supportedUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedLTE 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)
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps1400/200 Mbps
Messaging and callingXiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)Huawei Mate 20 Pro (AL00 128GB/6GB)
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 cameraXiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)Huawei Mate 20 Pro (AL00 128GB/6GB)
Main camera(dual camera)
12 megapixels
2MP depth sensor
(triple camera)
40 megapixels
20MP ultrawide (f/2.2 16mm 1/2.7" PDAF)
8MP telephoto (f/2.4, 80mm 1/4" PDAF OIS 5x-zoom)
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels7296x5472 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered27mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/1.7" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraXiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)Huawei Mate 20 Pro (AL00 128GB/6GB)
Front camera8 megapixels24 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels5632x4224 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 registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaXiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)Huawei Mate 20 Pro (AL00 128GB/6GB)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, 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 interfacesXiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)Huawei Mate 20 Pro (AL00 128GB/6GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C SlimPort®
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
Bluetooth4.2 version A2DP5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS
Infrared portSupportedSupported
Other functionsXiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)Huawei Mate 20 Pro (AL00 128GB/6GB)
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
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Face unlock
Other features- Colors: Onyx Black, Ruby Red, Sapphire Blue, Green
- MIUI 9
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Emerald Green, Midnight Blue, Pink Gold, Twilight
- EMUI 9.0
- 19.5:9 / DCI-P3 / HDR10 display
- Leica camera lens
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Wireless charging: 15W
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyXiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)Huawei Mate 20 Pro (AL00 128GB/6GB)
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
Reverse wireless charging between devices
Battery capacity5000 mAh4200 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)18W10V/4A=40W
Talk time1680 minutes | 28 hours | 1.2 daysfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Xiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)Huawei Mate 20 Pro (AL00 128GB/6GB)
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered