8.4/10
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The Huawei P30 currently has an Informr score of 8.4 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 25 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Operating system
Android
Processor
2.6 GHz
Screen Size
6.1"
Camera
40+ MP


What the Critics Are Saying...


Pickr

There are some positives to Huawei’s smaller P30 model, such as the size and design, which manages to feel just as good as the flagship and in a more hand-friendly size. The camera is decent, too, and you even get the 3.5mm headset jack back, something we don’t see very often anymore. But you will m...

- Leigh :) Stark, Pickr
PCWorld

You miss out on a few things like wireless charging but, for the asking price, we’d still rate the Huawei P30 as an incredibly competitive package.

- Fergus Halliday, PCWorld
ZDNet

The Huawei P30 has the same SuperSpectrum RYYB sensor and low light photography technology found in the P30 Pro. Macro shots of flowers, insects, and other small subjects look great and beat out what I've been experiencing with Samsung phones for the past couple of years. I love the small size of th...

- Matthew Miller, ZDNet
PC Magazine

The Huawei P30 is an impressive smartphone, but you won't be getting it in the US anytime soon and there are strong options for the price.

- Adam Smith, PC Magazine
Expert Reviews

The Huawei P30, perhaps inevitably, suffers by comparison to the sexier P30 Pro. It isn’t as big or as gloriously capable in the camera department, but it deserves, at the very least, to be considered on its own merits. It has a great set of cameras, shares some of the P30 Pro’s new technology, has...

- Edward Munn, Jonathan Bray, Expert Reviews


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Screen Size
6.1"

The Huawei P30's screen size is 6.1 inches with 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution.

Processor
2.6 GHz

There is a HiSilicon Kirin 980 Octa-core 2.6 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Android 9.0 Pie operating system (OS).

Camera
40+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 40+ megapixel camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 32+ megapixels resolution.

Storage
64/128/256 GB

Internal memory is 64/128/ 256 GB. An external, nanoSD (up to 256 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
3650mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 3650 mAh battery. Huawei's performance ratings are 1440 minutes.

Huawei P30 Specs

Overview
Release date April 5, 2019
Regions available Canada, United Kingdom
Mobile / Cellular Data
4G/LTE
Networks
GSM:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
UMTS:
850/900/1700/1900 /2100 MHz
LTE:
1700/1900/700/2100 /800/850/900/1800/2600/2300 MHz
Data:
GPRS, EDGE, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
SIM card size
Nano-SIM
Dual SIM Yes
Operating System Android 9.0 Pie

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Processor HiSilicon Kirin 980 Octa-core 2.6 GHz
Internal Storage 64/128/ 256 GB
RAM 6/8 GB
ROM No
GPS Type A-GPS
Hearing Aid Compatible No
TTY/TDD No
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 0.33 W/kg
Body: 0.85 W/kg
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Headphones, Data Cable
Power & battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 3650 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time Up to: 982 minutes
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Up to: 1440 minutes
Standby Time Up to: 27 days
Physical Characteristics
Design type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Glass
Colors Breathing Crystal, Aurora, Black, Amber Sunrise, Pearl White
Dimensions [H x W x D] 14.91 x 7.136 x 0.757 cm (5.9 x 2.8 x 0.3 in)
Weight 165 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Water Resistant
Rugged design No
IP Rating IP 53
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology OLED
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels
Pixel density 422 pixels
Size 6.1 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Digital Compass
Graphics Yes
Themes Yes
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen, HDR, In-screen fingerprint, Wide Color Gamut(DCI-P3)
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Auto Answer No
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features Gmail
Messaging SMS, MMS, IM
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB USB Type-C
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC, AAC, aptX, aptX HD, LDAC
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n
WiFi Encryption WEP/WPA/WPA2
Mobile Hotspot Yes
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info nanoSD (up to 256 GB)
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out Yes
DLNA Support No
NFC Yes
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet Yes
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.8
Resolution
40+ megapixels
Multi-camera
Yes
Zoom
Yes
Flash
Yes (Dual LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Brightness control, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Image stabilization, ISO, Multi-shot, Night mode, Panorama, Self-timer, White balance, 2nd camera feature (16 MP, F2.2, Ultra Wide Angle), 3rd camera feature (8 MP, F2.4), HDR
Video Recording Formats
MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution
32+ megapixels
Zoom
Yes
Additional Front Camera Info
No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats AAC, AMR, MIDI, MP3, MP4, OGG, WAV
Radio No
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, FLV, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration Yes
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List Yes
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch Yes
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Document Viewer Yes
Viewable document types XLS, PPT, PPTX, DOC, DOCX, PDF
Weather Yes
Stocks No
Maps Yes
NotePad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable
Included Software / Apps
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