Huawei P30 Pro New Edition vs Samsung Galaxy S20 5G – Review, specifications and prices

The new Huawei P30 Pro New Edition handset has a 4 camera setup with a main lens of 40 MP, Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 980 processor chipset and a battery of 4200 mAh. On other side, the Samsung Galaxy S20 5G also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Huawei P30 Pro New Edition Samsung Galaxy S20 5G
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.47 in (inches) 6.2 in (inches)
Processor Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 980 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
Operating System EMUI 9.1,EMUI 10 EMUI 9.1,EMUI 10
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels 1440 x 3200 pixels
RAM 8 GB (gigabytes) 12 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 256 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 40/20/8/TOF MP 64/12/12 MP
Front Camera 32 MP 10 MP
Battery 4200 mAh 4000 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Huawei P30 Pro New Edition runs on Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 980 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 2 cores of 2.6 GHz ARM Cortex-A76, 2 cores of 1.92 GHz ARM Cortex-A76 and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2600 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture and Graphics processor Turbo 2.0. Running on EMUI 9.1,EMUI 10 operating system.

The Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 980 is a less powerful chipset processor than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865.

Meanwhile, the Samsung Galaxy S20 5G has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.84 GHz Kryo 585, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Kryo 585 and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 585. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2840 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. And it’s running on EMUI 9.1,EMUI 10 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Huawei P30 Pro New Edition is carrying a ARM Mali-G76 MP10,720 MHz (megahertz),10 cores gpu in the interior and the Samsung Galaxy S20 5G has the Qualcomm Adreno 650 graphics processor.

Battery

The Huawei P30 Pro New Edition battery capacity is 4200 mAh which is a 5% (percent) more powerful than the 4000 mAh offered by the Samsung Galaxy S20 5G. Some features include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, Qi wireless charging – 15 W and Huawei Super Charge.
The Samsung Galaxy S20 5G battery include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, Qi/PMA wireless charging – 15 W, Wireless reverse charging – 9 W, Fast Wireless Charging 2.0 and USB Power Delivery 3.0.

Screen

The handset is using a OLED display with 1080 x 2340 pixels and a screen size of 6.47 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Samsung Galaxy S20 5G is featuring a Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with 1440 x 3200 pixels and a screen size of 6.2 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Huawei P30 Pro New Edition is a 4.3% bigger than Samsung Galaxy S20 5G screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Huawei P30 Pro New Edition Samsung Galaxy S20 5G
2.5D curved glass screen 120Hz refresh rate
570 cd/m² Always-On Display
Capacitive Capacitive
Corning Gorilla Glass Corning Gorilla Glass 6
DCI-P3 HDR10+
Display manufacturer – Boe; LG Display Infinity-O Display
HDR Multi-touch
Multi-touch Scratch resistant
Scratch resistant

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Huawei P30 Pro New Edition is carrying a ram memory of 8 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.

The Samsung Galaxy S20 5G is coming with a 12 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz) and LPDDR5.
In the basic edition, the Huawei P30 Pro New Edition gives a 50% more ram memory capacity than Samsung Galaxy S20 5G.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Huawei P30 Pro New Edition comes with or 256 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Huawei P30 Pro New Edition gives a 100% more storage memory capacity than Samsung Galaxy S20 5G.

Samsung Galaxy S20 5G gets you or 128 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Huawei P30 Pro New Edition rear camera setup is composed by 4 lenses of 40/20/8/TOF MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length 35 mm:5.56 mm ,27 mm , carrying a sensor like Sony IMX650 Exmor RS , a pixel size of 1 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.6 f/2.2 respectively.

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Meanwhile the Samsung Galaxy S20 5G rear camera comes with 3 lenses of 64/12/12 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length (35 mm) of 26 mm , carrying sensor like Sony IMX374 , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/2.0 f/1.8 f/2.2 respectively.

Samsung
Huawei P30 Pro New Edition Samsung Galaxy S20 5G
1080p @ 60 fps 1080p @ 240 fps
720p @ 960 fps 2160p @ 60 fps
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) 3x optical zoom (#3)
Aperture size – f/3.4 (#3) 720p @ 960 fps
Autofocus Angle of view – 120° (#2)
Continuous shooting Angle of view – 76° (#3)
Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF) Aperture size – f/2.0 (#3)
Digital image stabilization Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
Digital zoom Autofocus
Exposure compensation Continuous shooting
Face detection Digital zoom
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 125 mm (#3) Dual OIS
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 16 mm (#2) Exposure compensation
Geotagging Face detection
HDR Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 22 mm (#2)
ISO settings Geotagging
Laser autofocus (LAF) HDR
Leica camera HDR10+ video recording
OIS (#3) ISO settings
Optical image stabilization Object tracking AF
Panorama Optical image stabilization
Periscope zoom system – 10x hybrid zoom (#3) Optical zoom
Periscope zoom system – 50x digital zoom (#3) Panorama
Periscope zoom system – 5x optical zoom (#3) PDAF (#3)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
RYYB sensor Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Scene mode Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 20 MP (ultra-wide angle) Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Self-timer Self-timer
Sensor size – 1/2.7″ (#2) Third rear camera – 64 MP (telephoto)
Third rear camera (telephoto) Touch focus
TOF (Time Of Flight) 3D camera White balance settings
Touch focus
Vario-Summilux-H lens
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Huawei P30 Pro New Edition comes with a 32 MP in the front.

The Samsung Galaxy S20 5G has a 10 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Huawei P30 Pro New Edition Samsung Galaxy S20 5G
32 MP 10 MP
Aperture:f/2.0 Aperture:f/2.2
Face unlock Auto HDR
Sensor type:CMOS BSI (backside illumination) Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Sensor model:Sony IMX374
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.

Huawei P30 Pro New Edition Samsung Galaxy S20 5G
EDGE 5G NSA
EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s) 5G SA
GPRS EDGE
HSPA+ Enhanced 4×4 MIMO
LTE Cat 21 GPRS
TD-SCDMA HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
UMTS(384 kbit/s) LAA (US only)
LTE Cat 20
Snapdragon X55 modem
UMTS(384 kbit/s)
Up to 7CA

Price

The Huawei P30 Pro New Edition price is $600-1000 and the Samsung Galaxy S20 5G price tag is $999

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