HTC Desire 20 Pro vs Huawei Honor 30S – Review, specifications and prices

The new HTC Desire 20 Pro phone has a 4 camera setup with a main lens of 48 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 processor chipset and a battery of 5000 mAh. On other side, the Huawei Honor 30S also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature HTC Desire 20 Pro Huawei Honor 30S
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.5 in (inches) 6.5 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 820 5G
Operating System Android 10 Android 10
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels 1080 x 2400 pixels
RAM 6 GB (gigabytes) 8 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 48/8/2/2 MP 64/8/8/2 MP
Front Camera 24 MP 16 MP
Battery 5000 mAh 4000 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The HTC Desire 20 Pro runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 4 cores of 2.0 GHz Kryo 260 and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 260. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2000 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. Running on Android 10 operating system.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 is a less powerful chipset processor than the Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 820 5G.

Meanwhile, the Huawei Honor 30S has a Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 820 5G, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.36 GHz Cortex-A56, 3 cores of 2.22 GHz Cortex-A56 and 4 cores of 1.84 GHz Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2860 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture,NPU(Neural-network processing unit),Kirin Gaming+ 2.0 and Link Turbo. And it’s running on Android 10 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The HTC Desire 20 Pro is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 610 gpu in the interior and the Huawei Honor 30S has the ARM Mali-G57 MP6 graphics processor.

Battery

The HTC Desire 20 Pro battery capacity is 5000 mAh which is a 25% (percent) more powerful than the 4000 mAh offered by the Huawei Honor 30S. Some features include Fast charging, Non-removable and Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0.
The Huawei Honor 30S battery include Fast charging and Non-removable.

Screen

The handset is using a IPS display with 1080 x 2340 pixels and a screen size of 6.5 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Huawei Honor 30S is featuring a IPS display with 1080 x 2400 pixels and a screen size of 6.5 in (inches).

As we can see here, the HTC Desire 20 Pro is the same size as Huawei Honor 30S screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

HTC Desire 20 Pro Huawei Honor 30S
2.5D curved glass screen 2.5D curved glass screen
Capacitive 96% NTSC
Multi-touch Aluminosilicate glass
Capacitive
HDR10
LTPS (Low Temperature PolySilicon)
Multi-touch
Oleophobic coating
Scratch resistant
TUV Rheinland Certified

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the HTC Desire 20 Pro is carrying a ram memory of 6 GB (gigabytes) with some features like .

The Huawei Honor 30S is coming with a 8 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.
In the basic edition, the HTC Desire 20 Pro gives a 33.3% more ram memory capacity than Huawei Honor 30S.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The HTC Desire 20 Pro comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, both phones have the same storage capacity of 128 gigabytes.

The maximum storage capacity offered by the HTC Desire 20 Pro is 128 gigabytes ,which is a 100% less than the Huawei Honor 30S with 256 gigabytes

Huawei Honor 30S gets you or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The HTC Desire 20 Pro rear camera setup is composed by 4 lenses of 48/8/2/2 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.2 f/2.4 f/2.4 respectively.

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Meanwhile the Huawei Honor 30S rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 64/8/8/2 MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length (35 mm) of 80 mm , a pixel size of 0.8µm and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.4 f /2.4 f/2.4 respectively.

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HTC Desire 20 Pro Huawei Honor 30S
20-100 mm shooting distance (#3) 3-element lens (#4)
Angle of view – 118° (#2) 5-element lens (#2)
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) 6-element lens (#3)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3) 720p @ 960 fps
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4) Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2)
Autofocus Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3)
Continuous shooting Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4)
Digital zoom Autofocus
Exposure compensation Autofocus (#3)
Face detection Continuous shooting
Fourth rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing) Digital image stabilization
Geotagging Digital zoom
HDR Exposure compensation
ISO settings Face detection
Panorama Fixed focus (#2)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Fourth rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing)
Scene mode Geotagging
Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide angle) HDR
Self-timer ISO settings
Third rear camera – 2 MP (macro) Panorama
Touch focus Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
White balance settings Scene mode
Second rear camera – 8 MP (telephoto)
Self-timer
Third rear camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The HTC Desire 20 Pro comes with a 24 MP in the front.

The Huawei Honor 30S has a 16 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

HTC Desire 20 Pro Huawei Honor 30S
24 MP 16 MP
Aperture:f/2.0 Aperture:f/2.0
Face unlock Digital image stabilization
HDR Sensor type:CMOS BSI (backside illumination)
Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor)

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.

HTC Desire 20 Pro Huawei Honor 30S
EDGE 5G NSA
GPRS 5G SA
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) Balong 5000 modem 5G
LTE Cat 6(51.0/301.5 Mbit/s) EDGE
UMTS(384 kbit/s) GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 21
TD-
TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The HTC Desire 20 Pro price is $300 and the Huawei Honor 30S price tag is $330 (8 GB + 128 GB) or $370 (8 GB + 256 GB)

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