Motorola Edge S vs Huawei Honor 30S – Review, specifications and prices

The new Motorola Edge S phone has a 4 camera setup with a main lens of 64 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 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 Motorola Edge S Huawei Honor 30S
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.7 in (inches) 6.5 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 820 5G
Operating System Android 10 Android 10
Resolution 1080 x 2520 pixels 1080 x 2400 pixels
RAM 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes) 8 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 64/16/2/TOF MP 64/8/8/2 MP
Front Camera 16 MP 16 MP
Battery 5000 mAh 4000 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Motorola Edge S runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 3.2 GHz Kryo 585, 3 cores of 2.4 GHz Kryo 585 and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 385. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 3200 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. Running on Android 10 operating system.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 is a better 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 Motorola Edge S is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 650 gpu in the interior and the Huawei Honor 30S has the ARM Mali-G57 MP6 graphics processor.

Battery

The Motorola Edge S 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 and Non-removable.
The Huawei Honor 30S battery include Fast charging and Non-removable.

Screen

The mobile phone is using a IPS display with 1080 x 2520 pixels and a screen size of 6.7 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 Motorola Edge S is a 3% bigger than Huawei Honor 30S screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Motorola Edge S Huawei Honor 30S
2.5D curved glass screen 2.5D curved glass screen
90 Hz refresh rate 96% NTSC
Capacitive Aluminosilicate glass
Corning Gorilla Glass Capacitive
HDR10 HDR10
Multi-touch LTPS (Low Temperature PolySilicon)
Scratch resistant Multi-touch
Oleophobic coating
Scratch resistant
TUV Rheinland Certified

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Motorola Edge S is carrying a ram memory of 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.

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 Motorola Edge S gives a 33.3% more ram memory capacity than Huawei Honor 30S.

At the more expensive edition, both handset present the same ram capacity:8 gigabytes.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Motorola Edge S comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, both phones have the same storage capacity of 128 gigabytes.

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

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

Rear Camera

The Motorola Edge S rear camera setup is composed by 4 lenses of 64/16/2/TOF MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.7 f/2.2 f/2.0 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.

Huawei
Motorola Edge S Huawei Honor 30S
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) 3-element lens (#4)
Autofocus 5-element lens (#2)
Continuous shooting 6-element lens (#3)
Digital image stabilization 720p @ 960 fps
Digital zoom Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2)
Exposure compensation Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3)
Face detection Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4)
Fourth rear camera – TOF (Time Of Flight) 3D camera Autofocus
Geotagging Autofocus (#3)
HDR Continuous shooting
ISO settings Digital image stabilization
Laser autofocus (LAF) Digital zoom
Optical image stabilization Exposure compensation
Optical zoom Face detection
Panorama Fixed focus (#2)
PDAF (#2) Fourth rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Geotagging
Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning) HDR
Scene mode ISO settings
Secondary rear camera – 16 MP (ultra-wide angle) Panorama
Self-timer Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Sensor size – 1.0 m (#2) Scene mode
Third rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing) Second rear camera – 8 MP (telephoto)
Touch focus Self-timer
White balance settings Third rear camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Motorola Edge S comes with a 16 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:

Motorola Edge S Huawei Honor 30S
16 MP 16 MP
Aperture:f/2.0 Aperture:f/2.0
Aperture:f/2.0 (#2) Digital image stabilization
Face unlock Sensor type:CMOS BSI (backside illumination)
HDR
Pixel size:0.9 µm /0.000900 mm
Secondary front camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide-angle)

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.

Motorola Edge S Huawei Honor 30S
5G NSA 5G NSA
5G SA 5G SA
Built-in 5G modem Balong 5000 modem 5G
EDGE EDGE
GPRS GPRS
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) HSPA+
LTE Cat 20 LTE Cat 21
UMTS(384 kbit/s) TD-
TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Motorola Edge S price is $300 (6 GB + 128 GB) or $350 ($8 GB + 128 GB) or $400 (8 GB + 256 GB) and the Huawei Honor 30S price tag is $330 (8 GB + 128 GB) or $370 (8 GB + 256 GB)

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