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Honor 30 Pro+


Honor 30 Pro+
Honor 30 Pro+ (30 Series)
HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G 8 x - 2.9 GHz, Cortex-A76/-A55
Graphics adapter
8192 MB 
, or 12GB
6.57 inch 19.5:9, 2340 x 1080 pixel 392 PPI, Capacitive, OLED, 90 Hz
1 Infrared, Card Reader: Nano, 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Sensors: Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, USB-C
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6), Bluetooth 5.1, GSM, UMTS, LTE, 5G, Dual SIM, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 8.4 x 160.3 x 73.6 ( = 0.33 x 6.31 x 2.9 in)
4000 mAh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Android 10
Primary Camera: 50 MPix Quad: 50MP (f/1.9, 23mm, 1/1.28", 2.44µm) + 8MP (5x optical zoom, f/3.4, 125mm) + 16MP (f/2.2, 18mm) + 2MP
Secondary Camera: 32 MPix Dual: 32MP (f/2.0, 26mm, 1/2.8", 0.8µm) + 8MP (f/2.0)
Additional features
Keyboard: Virtual
190 g ( = 6.7 oz / 0.42 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
900 Euro



Average Score: 77% - good
Average of 6 scores (from 14 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 100%, features: - %, display: 90% mobility: 80%, workmanship: 90%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Honor 30 Pro+

75% Honor 30 Pro Plus Review
Source: Phone Arena English
The Honor 30 Pro+ is a great phone if we judge it by its performance, camera and specs. However, as Huawei is banned from using technology from US companies, this smartphone comes without access to the Google Play Store and relies on Huawei’s own solution, the App Gallery. The lack of Google services and Play Store is the only downside of this otherwise great phone -- and surely the reason why the Honor P30 Pro+ is practically unavailable in western markets.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/23/2020
Rating: Total score: 75%
80% Honor 30 Pro+ review: An incredible camera, but Android without Google doesn't cut it
Source: Neowin English
The Honor 30 Pro+ was both better than I expected and worse than I hoped. I thought a lot more Android apps would have trouble working, and that I would be upset for not having a Play Store to look for new apps if needed, so having most of them work was actually pretty nice. At the same time, the apps that didn't work made me feel dreadful every time I wanted to use something and remembered it doesn't work.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/11/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
82% Honor 30 Pro+ review
Source: GSM Arena English
It's unfortunate that Honor has once again released a phone, which you probably won't be able to get. The lack of Google Services puts it at a great disadvantage and the only way to offset that is to lower the price significantly. If it had Google Services, the Honor 30 Pro+ would have been a competitive smartphone worth your hard-earned money. But Huawei's AppGallery still has a long way to go and the majority of apps still rely on Google's Services and there's no easy way around it.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/10/2020
Rating: Total score: 82%
Honor 30 Pro+ unboxing and first impressions
Source: Neowin English
We go hands-on with Honor's latest flagship, the Honor 30 Pro+, with a Kirin 990 5G chipset, 8GB of RAM, and 256GB of storage. The phone has no Google services, so it's based on AOSP.
Hands-On, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/27/2020
Honor 30 Pro+ camera review
Source: DxOMark English
The Honor 30 Pro+ shares a sizable chunk of imaging hardware and software with the Huawei P40 Pro, the current number one in our DXMARK Camera ranking, so the Honor’s excellent results across all Photo and Video attributes should not really come as a big surprise to anyone. The results are particularly close for Video, where the Honor performs at a very high level across the board, and differences between it and the P40 Pro are quite minor.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/15/2020

Foreign Reviews

70% Honor 30 Pro+ Das schönste, überflüssigste Smartphone
Source: Nextpit Germany German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/27/2020
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Test du Honor 30 Pro+ : Le plus beau et le plus superflu des smartphones?
Source: Nextpit France French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/27/2020
Rating: Total score: 70%
85% Обзор Honor 30 Pro+: самый доступный флагман с 50-кратным зумом и Kirin 990 5G
Source: Hi-Tech Mail RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/29/2020
Rating: Total score: 85% performance: 100% display: 90% mobility: 80% workmanship: 90%
Смартфон с хорошей камерой: тест-обзор Honor 30 Pro+
Source: Yamobi RU→EN
Positive: Great OLED display; solid workmanship; fast and wireless charging; nice cameras. Negative: High price; no headphone jack; no microSD card; unsupported waterproof and dust avoiding; missing Google services.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/07/2020
Обзор Honor 30 Pro+. Антикризисный флагман в необычном исполнении
Source: Mega Obzor RU→EN
Positive: Beautiful design; nice display; metal case; great triple cameras; powerful processor; high autonomy. Negative: Missing Google services; slippery.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/28/2020
Обзор смартфона Honor 30 Pro+: совсем взрослый
Source: Hitech Vesti RU→EN
Positive: Powerful processor; excellent display; nice cameras. Negative: Missing Google services.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/28/2020
Обзор смартфона Honor 30 Pro+: суперкамера и танцы с бубном
Source: RU→EN
Positive: Excellent cameras; powerful hardware; quick charging; great display; decent speakers.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/28/2020
Trên tay Honor 30 Pro+: Màn OLED 90Hz, chip Kirin 990, camera zoom 50x
Source: FPT shop VN→EN
Positive: Excellent display; powerful processor; impressive cameras; premium design; support 5G; good cooling system; nice speakers.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/17/2020
Trình làng Honor 30 Pro+, camera 50MP, đẹp khó cưỡng
Source: Danviet VN→EN
Positive: Beautiful design; impressive cameras; excellent display.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/16/2020


ARM Mali-G76 MP16: Integrated graphics card based on the second generation of the Bifrost architecture. Uses 16 of the 20 possible clusters and according to ARM offers twice the performance per cluster than the old Mali-G72. It is used in the Kirin 990 5G and according to Huawei should be about 6% faster and 20% more efficient than a Adreno 640 in a Snapdragon 855.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

Kirin 990 5G: ARM based octa-core SoC with 2x Cortex-A76 up to 2.86 GHz (performance), 2x A76 with up to 2.36 (balance) and 4x Cortex-A53 with up to 1.95 GHz (power saving). Integrates a neural processor (2+1 cores), a ARM Mali-G76 MP16 GPU at up to 700 MHz and a Balong 5G modem. Compared to the 4G version, the 5G 990 is slightly higher clocked (2 of the 3 clusters and the GPU). The SoC is manufactured in 7nm at TSMC.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


Only a few smartphones have larger screens.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

0.19 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


In 2014 Huawei created the sub brand Honor and offers certain smartphone series under this name. Occasionally the products are also called Huawei Honor.

The market share of Honor products is manageable, but there are several reviews on Honor smartphones with average ratings (as of 2016).

77%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.


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Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

Honor Play4 Pro
Mali-G76 MP16, Kirin 990
Honor 30 Pro
Mali-G76 MP16, Kirin 990 5G
Huawei P40 Pro+ 5G
Mali-G76 MP16, Kirin 990 5G
Huawei P40
Mali-G76 MP16, Kirin 990 5G
Huawei P40 Pro
Mali-G76 MP16, Kirin 990 5G

Devices with the same GPU

Huawei Mate Xs
Mali-G76 MP16, Kirin 990 5G, 8.00", 0.3 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

Honor Play 5T Pro
Mali-G52 MP2, unknown, 6.60", 0.179 kg
Honor Magic3
Adreno 660, Snapdragon SD 888 5G, 6.76", 0.203 kg
Honor X20 SE
Mali-G57 MP2, Dimensity 700, 6.60", 0.179 kg
Honor 50
Adreno 642, Snapdragon SD 778G 5G, 6.57", 0.175 kg
Honor Magic3 Pro
Adreno 660, Snapdragon SD 888+ 5G, 6.76", 0.213 kg
Honor 50 SE
unknown, unknown, 6.78", 0.191 kg
Honor 50 Pro
Adreno 642, Snapdragon SD 778G 5G, 6.72", 0.187 kg
Honor Play5
Mali-G57 MP3, Dimensity 800U, 6.53", 0.179 kg
Honor V40 5G
Mali-G77 MP9, Dimensity 1000+, 6.72", 0.189 kg
Honor 20e
Mali-G51 MP4, Kirin 710, 6.21", 0.164 kg
Honor 10X Lite
Mali-G51 MP4, Kirin 710A, 6.67", 0.206 kg
Honor 30i
Mali-G51 MP4, unknown, 6.30", 0.1715 kg
Honor 30 Lite (30 Youth)
unknown, unknown, 6.50", 0.192 kg
Honor X10 Max
unknown, unknown, 7.09", 0.232 kg
Honor 9X Lite
Mali-G51 MP4, Kirin 710, 6.50", 0.188 kg
Honor Play4
unknown, unknown, 6.81", 0.213 kg
Honor 30
Mali-G77 MP11, unknown, 6.53", 0.185 kg
Honor Play 4T Pro
Mali-G52 MP6, Kirin 810, 6.30", 0.165 kg
Honor Play 4T
Mali-G51 MP4, unknown, 6.39", 0.176 kg
Honor 30S
Mali-G57 MP6, Kirin 820, 6.50", 0.19 kg
Honor Play 9A
PowerVR GE8320, Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765, 6.30", 0.185 kg
Honor 9C
Mali-G51 MP4, Kirin 710, 6.39", 0.176 kg
Honor 9S
PowerVR GE8320, Mediatek Helio 20 Helio P22 MT6762, 5.45", 0.144 kg
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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2020-05-13)