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Huawei P30

Huawei P30
$429.00
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Brand: Huawei
Category: Phones
  • Display: 6.1-inch (1080 x 2340 pixels) OLED display
  • Camera: 40 MP + 8 MP + 16 MP main / 32 MP front
  • Storage: 64/128/256 GB
  • RAM: 6/8 GB
  • CPU: Octa-core 2.6 GHz, HiSilicon Kirin 980
  • OS: Android 9.0 (Pie); EMUI 9.1

Our Rating

The overall rating is based on review by our experts

9
  • Design, Built Quality 9 / 10
  • Display Quality 9 / 10
  • Camera Quality 9 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 9 / 10
  • OS and Usability 9 / 10
  • Battery Performance 9 / 10

The Huawei P30 is a flagship device from Huawei Inc. The device, along with the P30 Pro, runs on the company’s latest in-house Hisilicon Kirin 980 7nm CPU, which offers high-end performance similar to what is attainable on the likes of Snapdragon 855 devices or Samsung owned Exynos 9820 Octa. But since there is a pro version of the P30, there surely would be features cut-down here and there. For starters, the P30 comes with a 6.1-inch OLED display, with 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution and a U-shaped notch overhead. This display is still a bit smaller than the 6.47-inch curved screen on the pro version.

Huawei P30 Specifications features and price

Under the hood, the Huawei P30 is got the aforementioned HiSilicon Kirin 980 octa-core CPU clocked at 2.6GHz, along with Mali-G76 MP10 GPU, along with either 6/8GB of RAM and 64/128/256GB storage, expandable up to 1TB via SD card.

On the camera department, you are getting a triple rear sensors, comprising of a 40-megapixel main sensor, an 8MP telephoto sensor and a 16-megapixel ultra-wide angle lens. Selfies lovers will appreciate this device the most, as it comes with a large 32-megapixel front-facing camera.

Huawei P30 review

Other specifications of the device includes a in-display fingerprint scanner, Android 9.0 (Pie) and FaceID. The P30 comes in either a single or dual SIM options with 4G VoLTE network on both options. There’s Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C interface, and a non-removable 3650mAh battery with support for 22.2W fast charging. Other key specifications and silent features of the Huawei P30 are detailed in the table below.

Huawei P30 - Full Specifications

NETWORK

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network Bands LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 6(900), 7(2600), 8(900), 9(1800), 12(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 26(850), 28(700), 32(1500), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300)
5G Network Bands Does not support 5G network
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A Cat21 1400/200 Mbps
GPRS GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) is a packet oriented mobile data service on the 2G and 3G cellular communication system's global system for mobile communications (GSM), Generally, GPRS is used for the purpose of wireless data transfer, such as sharing pictures and videos or browsing the Internet via a mobile phone connection. Yes
EDGE EDGE (Enhanced Data GSM Environment) is a wireless network technology generally considered the next step in the 2G network offers data transfer rates up to four times faster than ordinary GSM networks, Generally, EDGE is used for the purpose of wireless data transfer, such as sharing pictures and videos or browsing the Internet via a mobile phone connection. Yes
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LAUNCH

Also Known As Alternative names for gadgets, as called in other markets or countries Huawei P30 ELE-L29, ELE-L09, ELE-L04 (Global); ELE-AL00, ELE-TL00 (China)
Announced 2019, March
Status Available. Released 2019, March

BODY

Dimensions 149.1 x 71.4 x 7.6 mm
Weight 165 grams
Build Build refers to the built quality of the device Front/back glass, aluminum frame
SIM SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages. Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

DISPLAY

Display Type Display Technology => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor) OLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.1 inches, 91.3 cm2 (~85.8% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~422 ppi density)
Touch Screen Yes, up to 10 fingers
Display Protection Display Protection => Gorilla Glass is a special alkali-aluminosilicate glass shield with exceptional damage resistance that helps protect mobile displays from scratches, drops, and bumps of everyday use, It is always better to go for a smartphone with Gorilla Glass for that added protection and peace of mind. Scratch Resistant Glass
- DCI-P3
- HDR10
- IP53 dust and splash protection

PLATFORM

Operating System OS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device. Android 9.0 (Pie); EMUI 9.1
Chipset Chipset is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming. HiSilicon Kirin 980 (7 nm)
CPU CPU (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone. Octa-core (2x2.6 GHz Cortex-A76 & 2x1.92 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion. Mali-G76 MP10

MEMORY

RAM (Memory) RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices. 6/8 GB
Storage Capacity 64/128/256 GB
Card Slot Memory Card Slot is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras. Yes, NM (Nano Memory) up to 1TB via microSD card (uses dedicated slot)
Phonebook Practically Unlimited
Call Record Practically Unlimited

MAIN CAMERA

Camera Type Triple Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) 40 MP + 8 MP + 16 MP main camera
Camera Features Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Sensor size - 1/2.8"
Pixel size - 1.12 μm
Phase detection
6-element lens
8 MP, (telephoto) - Second Sensor
16 MP, ultrawide - Third Sensor
Video Resolution [email protected], [email protected], [email protected] (gyro-EIS), [email protected]
LED Flash Flash Light => There is commonly two types of flash lights are used in camera mobile phones, LED Flash (LED flash offers lower power consumption with drive circuitry that takes up very little room, LEDs can be strobed faster than any other light source), Xenon Flash (xenon flash produces an extremely intense full-spectrum white light for a very short duration) Yes, Dual-LED flash
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SELFIE CAMERA

Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 32 MP, f/2.0
Camera Features HDR
scene recognition,
AI FaceID
Video Resolution [email protected]
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SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes
Speaker Location Chin, below display
Audio Jack Type Yes, 3.5mm audio jack
Sound Enhancements Active Noise Cancelation with a dedicated mic
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
- Dolby Atmos sound

CONNECTIVITY

USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices. Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
Wi-fi Wi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world. Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
GPS GPS The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky. Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
FM Radio FM radio

BATTERY

Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Po 3650 mAh battery
Fast Charging Yes, Fast battery charging 22.5W
Wireless Charging Wireless Charging (Inductive Charging) uses an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects. This is usually done with a charging station. Energy is sent through an inductive coupling to an electrical device, which can then use that energy to charge batteries or run the device. No
Talk Time Talk Time is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower. Up to 29 hours
Stand-by Up to 580 hours
Music Play Up to 31 hours
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OTHER FEATURES

Sensors Sensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device. Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, color spectrum
Colors Aurora, Amber Sunrise, Breathing Crystal, Black, Pearl White
Java Support Java for Mobile Devices is a set of technologies that let developers deliver applications and services to all types of mobile handsets, ranging from price efficient feature-phones to the latest smartphones. Java is currently running on over 3 billion phones worldwide, and growing. It offers unrivaled potential for the distribution and monetization of mobile applications. No
Messages SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Games Yes, Downloadable from Google Play store
Additional Features - WMV/RV/MP4/3GP player
- MP3/WMA/WAV/RA/AAC/M4A player
- Document editor (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF)
- Push to talk
- Voice command/dial
- Organizer
Box Contents What is in the box, What is the box content, What accessories is in the box 1x Phone
1x Screen Protector (pre-applied)
1x Phone Case
1x Micro USB cable
1x Power Adapter
1x SIM Tray Ejector
1x Quick Start Guide
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