Meizu 17 Pro vs Honor 30 Pro Plus – Analysis, specs and prices

The new Meizu 17 Pro device has been revealed and comes with some great features for this model. This version brings new hardware,camera and software improvements. On other side, the Honor 30 Pro Plus also has awesome features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

Meizu 17 Pro vs Honor 30 Pro Plus
Meizu 17 Pro vs Honor 30 Pro Plus

Processor and Operating System

The Meizu 17 Pro runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset and the 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 mEngine 3.0. Running on FlyMe 9 (Android 10) operating system.
The Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 is a better chipset processor than the Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 990 5G.
Meanwhile, the Honor 30 Pro Plus has a Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 990 5G, 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 Vapor chamber liquid cooling. And it’s running on FlyMe 9 (Android 10) OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

TheMeizu 17 Pro is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 650 gpu in the interior and the Honor 30 Pro Plus has the ARM Mali-G76 MP16 graphics processor.

Battery

The Meizu 17 Pro battery capacity is 4500 mAh which is a 12.5% (percent) more powerful than the 4000 mAh offered by the Honor 30 Pro Plus. Some features include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, 27W Super Wireless mCharge, Reverse wireless charging, Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 and Power Delivery 2.0.
The Honor 30 Pro Plus battery include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, 27W Wireless charging and Huawei Super Charge.

Screen

The smartphone is using a AMOLED display with 1080 x 2340 pixels and a screen size of 6.6 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Honor 30 Pro Plus is featuring a OLED display with 1080 x 2340 pixels and a screen size of 6.57 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Meizu 17 Pro is a 0.4% bigger than Honor 30 Pro Plus screen. The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Meizu 17 Pro Honor 30 Pro Plus
Capacitive 90 Hz
2.5D curved glass screen Capacitive
CoF packaging Corning Gorilla Glass
90 Hz refresh rate DCI-P3
180 Hz touch sampling rate Multi-touch
100% DCI-P3 Scratch resistant
Scratch resistant TÜV Rheinland Eye Comfort Certification

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Meizu 17 Pro is carrying a ram memory of 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.

The Honor 30 Pro Plus is coming with a 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 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.

At the more expensive edition, both mobile phone present the same ram capacity:12 gigabytes.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Meizu 17 Pro comes with 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Meizu 17 Pro gives a 100% more storage memory capacity than Honor 30 Pro Plus.

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

Honor 30 Pro Plus gets you 256 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

Meizu 17 pro cameras
Meizu 17 pro cameras

The Meizu 17 Pro rear camera setup is composed by 4 lenses of 64/32/8/TOF MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length(35 , of 26 mm , carrying a sensor like Sony IMX686 , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.2 f/2.4 respectively.

Honor 30 pro plus
Honor 30 pro plus

Meanwhile the Honor 30 Pro Plus rear camera comes with 3 lenses of 50/16/8 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length (35 mm) of 27 mm , carrying 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.

Meizu 17 Pro Honor 30 Pro Plus
3 cm macro shooting (#3) 1080p @ 960 fps
4-element lens (#4) 10x hybrid zoom (#2)
5-element lens (#2) 50x digital zoom (#2)
6-element lens (#3) 5x optical zoom (#2)
6-LED ring flash 720p @ 1920 fps
Angle of view – 129° (#3) Aperture size – f/2.2 (#3)
Apertuse size – f/2.2 (#3) Aperture size – f/3.4 (#2)
Apertuse size – f/2.4 (#2) Autofocus
Autofocus Autofocus (#2)
Continuous shooting Autofocus (#3)
Digital image stabilization Continuous shooting
Digital zoom Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF)
Exposure compensation Digital image stabilization
Face detection Digital zoom
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 15 mm (#3) Exposure compensation
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 26-210 mm (#2) Face detection
Fourth rear camera – 3D ToF depth-sensing Focel length (35 mm equivalent) – 125 mm (#2)
Geotagging Geotagging
HDR HDR
ISO settings ISO settings
Macro mode Laser autofocus (LAF)
Optical image stabilization Matrix Camera
Optical zoom Octa Phase Detection AF
Panorama OIS and AIS (#2)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Optical image stabilization
Pixel size – 0.8 μm(#3) Optical zoom
PIxel size – 7 μm (#4) Panorama
Scene mode Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (telephoto) Pixel size – 2.44 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Self-timer RAW
Sensor edition – OmniVision OV08A10 (#2) RYYB sensor
Sensor edition – Samsung S5K33D (#4) Scene mode
Sensor edition – Sony IMX616 (#3) Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (periscope telephoto)
Third rear camera – 32 MP (ultra-wide-angle) Self-timer
Touch focus Third rear camera – 16 MP (ultra-wide-angle)
White balance settings Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Meizu 17 Pro comes with a 20 MP in the front.

The Honor 30 Pro Plus has a 32 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Meizu 17 Pro Honor 30 Pro Plus
20 MP 32 MP
Aperture:f/2.2 Aperture:f/2.0
Face unlock Aperture:f/2.2 (#2)
HDR Pixel size:0.8 µm /0.000800 mm
Pixel size:0.8 µm /0.000800 mm Secondary front camera – 8 MP
Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor) Sensor type:CMOS BSI (backside illumination)
Super Night Mode 3.0

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.

Meizu 17 Pro Honor 30 Pro Plus
5G NSA 5G NSA
5G SA 5G SA
EDGE Built-in 5G modem
EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s) EDGE
GPRS EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s)
HSPA+ GPRS
LTE Cat 20 HSPA+
Snapdragon X55 modem LTE Cat 21
TD- TD-
TD-SCDMA TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s) UMTS(384 kbit/s)

 

Price

The Meizu 17 Pro price is $607 (8 GB + 12 GB) or $664 (12 GB + 256 GB) and the Honor 30 Pro Plus price tag is $700

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