Honor 30 Pro Plus vs Huawei P40 Pro – Analysis, specs and prices

The new Honor 30 Pro Plus is a device that has a triple setup camera in the back and runs on the Kirin 990 5G processor. This version brings new hardware,camera and software improvements compared the previous model. On the other side, the Huawei P40 Pro is a top end phone with one of the best cameras in the market. The comparison for both phones models with new specs are detailed next.

Honor 30 Pro+ vs Huawei P40 Pro
Honor 30 Pro+ vs Huawei P40 Pro

Processor and Operating System

The Honor 30 Pro Plus runs on Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 990 5G chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 2 cores of 2.86 GHz ARM Corte cores of -A76, 2 cores of 2.36 GHz ARM Corte cores of -A76 and 4 cores of 1.95 GHz ARM Corte cores of -A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2860 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture and Vapor chamber liquid cooling. Running on Magic UI 3.1.0 operating system.
The Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 990 5G is a better chipset processor than the Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 990.
Meanwhile, the Huawei P40 Pro has a Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 990, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 2 cores of 2.86 GHz ARM Corte cores of -A76, 2 cores of 2.36 GHz ARM Corte cores of -A76 and 4 cores of 1.95 GHz ARM Corte cores of -A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2860 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture and 4-layer VC cooling system graphene film. And it’s running on Magic UI 3.1.0 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

TheHonor 30 Pro Plus is carrying a ARM Mali-G76 MP16 gpu in the interior and the Huawei P40 Pro has the ARM Mali-G76 MP16 graphics processor.

Battery

The Honor 30 Pro Plus battery capacity is 4000 mAh which is a 5% (percent) less powerful than the 4200 mAh offered by the Huawei P40 Pro. Some features include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, 27W Wireless charging and Huawei Super Charge.
The Huawei P40 Pro battery include Fast charging, Non-removable, 40W Huawei Super Charge and 40W wireless charging.

Screen

The smartphone is using a OLED display with 1080 x 2340 pixels and a screen size of 6.57 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Huawei P40 Pro is featuring a OLED display with 1200 x 2640 pixels and a screen size of 6.58 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Honor 30 Pro Plus is a 0.1% smaller than Huawei P40 Pro screen. The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Honor 30 Pro Plus Huawei P40 Pro
90 Hz 90 Hz
Capacitive Capacitive
Corning Gorilla Glass Corning Gorilla Glass
DCI-P3 DCI-P3
Multi-touch HDR10+
Scratch resistant Multi-touch
TÜV Rheinland Eye Comfort Certification Scratch resistant

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Honor 30 Pro Plus is carrying a ram memory of 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.

The Huawei P40 Pro is coming with a 8 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.
In the basic edition, both phones have the same ram capacity of 8 gigabytes.

The maximum capacity offered by the Honor 30 Pro Plus is 12 gigabytes ,which is a 50% bigger than the Huawei P40 Pro with 8 gigabytes.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Honor 30 Pro Plus comes with or 256 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Honor 30 Pro Plus gives a 100% more storage memory capacity than Huawei P40 Pro.

At the more expensive edition, both smartphones present the same built-in storage capacity:256 gigabytes.

Huawei P40 Pro gets you or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

Honor 30 Pro Plus camera
Honor 30 Pro Plus camera

The Honor 30 Pro Plus rear camera setup is composed by 3 lenses of 50/16/8 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length (35 , of 27 mm , carrying a sensor like Sony IMX700 , a pixel size of 1.22 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.9 f/2.2 f/3.4 respectively.

Huawei P40 Pro camera
Huawei P40 Pro camera

Meanwhile the Huawei P40 Pro rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 50/40/12/TOF MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length(35 mm) of 3.36 mm , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) , carrying sensor like Sony IMX700 and aperture lens of f/1.9 f/1.8 f/3.4 respectively.

Honor 30 Pro Plus Huawei P40 Pro
1080p @ 960 fps 1080p @ 60 fps
10x hybrid zoom (#2) 720p @ 960 fps
50x digital zoom (#2) Autofocus
5x optical zoom (#2) Continuous shooting
720p @ 1920 fps Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF)
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#3) Digital image stabilization
Aperture size – f/3.4 (#2) Digital zoom
Autofocus Exposure compensation
Autofocus (#2) Face detection
Autofocus (#3) Geotagging
Continuous shooting HDR
Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF) Huawei XD Fusion Engine
Digital image stabilization ISO settings
Digital zoom Laser autofocus (LAF)
Exposure compensation Leica camera
Face detection Optical image stabilization
Focel length (35 mm equivalent) – 125 mm (#2) Panorama
Geotagging Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
HDR RGGB sensor (#2)
ISO settings RYYB sensor
Laser autofocus (LAF) Scene mode
Matrix Camera Secondary rear camera – 40 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Octa Phase Detection AF Self-timer
OIS and AIS (#2) Sensor version – Sony IMX650 (#2)
Optical image stabilization SuperSensing camera (#3)
Optical zoom Third rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto)
Panorama Touch focus
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) UltraVision camera
Pixel size – 2.44 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning) Vario-Summilux-H lens
RAW White balance settings
RYYB sensor
Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (periscope telephoto)
Self-timer
Third rear camera – 16 MP (ultra-wide-angle)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Honor 30 Pro Plus comes with a 32 MP in the front.

The Huawei P40 Pro has a 32 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Honor 30 Pro Plus Huawei P40 Pro
32 MP 32 MP
Aperture:f/2.0 3D scanning
Aperture:f/2.2 (#2) Aperture:f/2.2
Pixel size:0.8 µm /0.000800 mm Autofocus
Secondary front camera – 8 MP Gesture motion
Sensor type:CMOS BSI (backside illumination) HDR
IR sensor
Sensor type:CMOS BSI (backside illumination)
TOF (Time Of Flight) 3D camera

Data network and speed connectivity/bandwidth

The mobile networks technologies improve the communication between devices, connectivity speed and files download/upload bandwidth depending of the place.

Honor 30 Pro Plus Huawei P40 Pro
5G NSA 5G NSA
5G SA 5G SA
Built-in 5G modem Built-in 5G modem
EDGE EDGE
EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s) EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s)
GPRS GPRS
HSPA+ HSPA+
LTE Cat 21 LTE Cat 21
TD- TD-
TD-SCDMA TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s) UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Honor 30 Pro Plus price is $700 and the Huawei P40 Pro price tag is $1100

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