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Huawei P30

Specifications

Huawei P30
Huawei P30 (P Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
6144 MB 
Display
6.1 inch 19.5:9, 2340 x 1080 pixel 422 PPI, Capacitive, OLED, glossy: yes, HDR
Storage
128 GB UFS 2.1 Flash, 128 GB 
, 116 GB free
Connections
1 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: NanoMemory Card (up to 256 GB, FAT, FAT32, exFAT), 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: Gyroscope, compass, proximity sensor, accelerometer, near-field sensor, laser sensor, colour temperature sensor, USB type-C
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 5.0, GSM: 2/3/5/8 (850/900/1800/1900 MHz), 3G UMTS WCDMA/TDS: 1/2/4/5/6/8/19/34/39, 4G LTE FDD/TDD: 1/2/3/4/5/6/7/8/9/12/17/18/19/20/26/28/32/34/38/39/40, Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.57 x 149.1 x 71.36 ( = 0.3 x 5.87 x 2.81 in)
Battery
0 Wh, 3650 mAh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Android 9.0 Pie
Camera
Primary Camera: 40 MPix Leica Triple: 40MP (Wide Angle Lens, f/1.8) + 16MP (Ultra Wide Angle Lens, f/2.2) + 8MP (Telephoto, f/2.4,OIS), Camera2-API: Limited
Secondary Camera: 32 MPix f/2.0
Additional features
Speakers: 1 speaker, Keyboard: onscreen, Keyboard Light: yes, USB power adaptor, USB type-C cable, stereo headset, EMUI 9.1, 24 Months Warranty, SAR-value (head): 0.33 W/kg, SAR-value (body): 0.85 W/kg, fanless
Weight
165 g ( = 5.82 oz / 0.36 pounds), Power Supply: 98 g ( = 3.46 oz / 0.22 pounds)
Price
750 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 87.46% - good
Average of 16 scores (from 47 reviews)
price: 72%, performance: 89%, features: 81%, display: 91% mobility: 89%, workmanship: 89%, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: 96%

Reviews for the Huawei P30

91.3% Huawei P30 Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
Huawei has set the bar for smartphones which seek to position themselves in the upper segment a little bit higher. The Leica triple camera and octa-core SoC sound good on paper, and the rest of the specification also seems to have a lot to offer. Find out in our review what the Huawei P30 really brings to the table.
The Huawei P30 & P30 Pro Reviews: Photography Enhanced
Source: AnandTech English
Lastly, there’s the question of if the P30 phones are worth their money. Unfortunately I think Huawei’s yet again coming in a little too high on pricing. I have a hard time justifying the P30 Pro’s 999€ price point. The issue here is not only the competition, but also the question of whether this actually represents a better value than say the company’s own Mate 20 Pro, which can now be had for 699€. While impressive, I do not see the 5x telephoto lens as a selling point for the P30 Pro. This leaves the much better low-light capture as the only substantial benefit, as otherwise the P30 Pro represents a downgrade in speaker and display quality, with possibly slightly better battery life.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/18/2019
80% Huawei P30 review: A pocketable professional
Source: Pocket Lint English
If you're looking for a pocketable flagship then the P30 is a great option for its design and capable camera. That said, last year's P20 Pro will be tempting for price, while the P30 Pro is larger, longer-lasting and more capable in every way - making that the model most will likely want.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/15/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Huawei P30 review
Source: GSM Arena English
All things considered, however, the P30 doesn't really come off as a lesser phone than the Pro. Sure, it may not be as fully tricked out as its bigger brother, but it's got battery life which most competitors can't match and a versatile triple camera that takes stunning low-light shots, plus the phone looks good in the process. We'd say that makes it a worthwhile proposition.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/12/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
Huawei P30 Review
Source: Yugatech English
Now when we take a step back and look at this phone as a whole, it’s an underdog of sorts. It’s not flashy. It doesn’t have the latest and most excellent features. But it has everything it needs to be considered a solid device that can hold up its end of the bargain for the money would-be consumers would be paying.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/12/2019
Huawei P30 Review – A Triple Camera Phone
Source: Phone World English
Huawei P30 is a solid flagship smartphone that has plenty of premium features and it cost less than the Huawei P30 pro, still, it is a very expensive device. The Huawei P30 is all in one kind of device, brilliant camera lenses with the best-built quality.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/12/2019
80% Huawei P30 review
Source: Stuff TV English
It fits great in the hand, costs less than a Pixel 3 and Samsung Galaxy S10, delivers a flagship experience and glistens like a unicorn should you opt for the breathing crystal version. If you can deal with the lack of wireless charging, curved display and the fact it packs only three cameras, there’s every reason to consider the P30 as your next smartphone.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/09/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
90% Huawei P30 review
Source: PC Advisor English
Huawei's pitch for the P30 is all about the camera, and it's fair to say that the company has delivered. The Pro model may be one step ahead, but this version is still a match for almost any flagship out there, especially in low light and long-distance shots, where Huawei has really thrown down the gauntlet.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/05/2019
Rating: Total score: 90%
80% Huawei P30 review
Source: Techradar English
The Huawei P30 has one of the best cameras we've seen in a phone, with features like incredible optical zoom and night mode that other handsets could only dream of, but other than that it feels more like a decent mid-range handset than a flagship.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/05/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
Huawei P30 Unboxing, Quick Review: No Crazy Zoom, No Problem
Source: Unbox English
The Huawei P30 has a sticker price of Php 36,990, which is a far cry from the €799 that was announced in Paris. You can pre-order the device starting April 5 until the 12th. To sweeten the pot, Huawei is bundling it with the Huawei Watch GT that’s worth Php 12,990.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/29/2019
Huawei P30 Diese Kamera killt das S10e und iPhone XR
Source: Network World English
Huawei zeigt, dass auch 2019 immer noch Oberklasse-Handys unter 1.000 Euro ohne große Kompromisse möglich sind. Preislich liegt das P30 auf einem Niveau mit dem günstigsten, aktuellen iPhone und dem Galaxy S-Pendant von Samsung - und dennoch müsst ihr anders als bei diesen keine großen Abstriche bei der Kamera machen.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/27/2019
Huawei P30 review (early verdict): the best reason not to buy a P20 Pro
Source: T3 English
If you were tempted to cough-up for the Huawei P20 Pro's impressive triple-camera and 3x lossless optical zoom, Huawei has delivered an upgraded version of the tech in the P30. Better yet, the new camera is powered by the faster Kirin 980 chipset and its brainy AI system that automatically improves on your photography skills. And unlike the P20 Pro, the P30 returns the 3.5mm headphone port to its rightful place, too. Very impressive.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/27/2019
Hands on: Huawei P30 review
Source: Techradar English
The Huawei P30 has an impressive camera with a range of abilities, and it looks stunning with its design, however it’s not quite as good as the P30 Pro in many ways, and lacks some important features of a high-end phone like wireless charging.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/26/2019
Hands on: Huawei P30 Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
While the P30 lacks many of the key features of the Pro version, it still has plenty to offer. Take-up will very much depend on how well it’s priced, as I can’t see someone plumping for this over, say, the Galaxy S10e if they’re the same price. It’s a shame that attributes such as an IP68 rating, Qi charging and the complete camera experience have been kept for the larger device.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/26/2019
Hands On – Huawei P30 Pro, P30 and Freelace
Source: Legit Reviews English
Huawei announced the latest versions of its flagship smartphone, the P30 and P30 Pro, at a press conference in Paris, France this afternoon. The hype from all the rumors and teasers have smartphone fans sitting at the edge of their seat and Huawei didn’t disappoint. The press event was packed with roughly 3,000 journalists around the world and Legit Reviews was one of the sites in attendance (see all the event images on Twitter). Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei, was the primary speaker and introduced the new that were all ‘inspired by nature’ and designed to let people take the best pictures possible.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 03/26/2019
Huawei P30 hands-on review
Source: GSM Arena English
Huawei's done it again and released a pair of compelling high-end devices with the P30 and P30 Pro. We only spent a brief hour with the P30, but judging by our two weeks of reviewing the P30 Pro, and having some experience with the latest Mates, we can safely assume the P30 will be a properly good smartphone. Those are just our initial musings, however, and we'll be sure to thoroughly test the P30 once we get the chance. Stay tuned.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/26/2019
Huawei P30 initial review: The smaller, svelter option still packs a 'pro' punch
Source: Pocket Lint English
If the P30 Pro's quad camera setup and superior zoom doesn't appeal then the P30's smaller form factor makes it a great option. Its design is every bit as gorgeous, while the triple camera setup to the rear is highly capable. The Pro will take the limelight but this standard model is still one to watch.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/26/2019
Huawei P30 and P30 Pro hands-on: Zooming into the future
Source: Android Authority English
The Huawei P30 and P30 Pro are an impressive duo with killer cameras and dazzling design. We’ll be putting the pair through the paces for a review very soon. For now, be sure to let us know your thoughts on the Huawei P30 and P30 Pro in the comments!
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 03/26/2019
Huawei Launches the P30 and P30 Pro: P is for Photography
Source: AnandTech English
The P30 and P30 Pro certainly have enough differences between them that there’s going to be around $200 difference between a standard 6/128 model in both. The question is, for that extra $200, is it worth the extra OIS, bigger sensor, more zoom, ToF sensor, bigger display, wireless charging, and a better IP rating? The upsell is strong with this one.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 03/26/2019
Huawei P30 and P30 Pro Hands-on: Look closer
Source: Mobile Syrup English
The P30, on the other hand, seems similar to the P20 Pro and Mate 20 Pro, which isn’t a bad thing as the device will likely be a lot more affordable than both 2018 handsets.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 03/26/2019

Foreign Reviews

Huawei P30 Kompaktes Smartphone mit großer Kamera
Source: Android Pit German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/22/2019
90% Huawei P30 Standard? Highend!
Source: Inside Handy German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/22/2019
Rating: Total score: 90%
Huawei P30 Foto-Ass zum attraktiven Preis
Source: A1 Blog German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/06/2019
93% Huawei P30 High-End mit kleinen Abstrichen
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/29/2019
Rating: Total score: 93% performance: 94% features: 86% display: 90% mobility: 96%
Huawei P30 Weniger ist manchmal mehr
Source: Android Pit German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/27/2019
Huawei P30 Kein Grund, sich zu verstecken
Source: Inside Handy German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/26/2019
100% Huawei P30/P30 Pro
Source: PCtipp.ch German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/26/2019
Rating: Total score: 100%
85% Análisis Del Huawei P30: Prueba A Fondo, Características Y Opinión
Source: Movil Zona Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/31/2019
Rating: Total score: 85% price: 80% performance: 80% display: 80% mobility: 90% workmanship: 90%
91% Huawei P30, análisis y opinión
Source: Computerhoy Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/27/2019
Rating: Total score: 91% features: 90% display: 90% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
92% Huawei P30, análisis: parece mentira todo lo que ofrece un terminal tan manejable
Source: Xataka Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/27/2019
Rating: Total score: 92% performance: 95% display: 93% mobility: 95% workmanship: 95%
80% Huawei P30
Source: Hipertextual Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/27/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
85% Recensione HUAWEI P30
Source: Andrea Galeazzi Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/15/2019
Rating: Total score: 85% price: 70% display: 92% mobility: 80% workmanship: 90%
88% Recensione Huawei P30: nella botte piccola c'è il vino buono
Source: HDblog.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/06/2019
Rating: Total score: 88% price: 66% features: 94%
Recensione Huawei P30, meno Pro ma più compatto ed economico
Source: Pianeta Cellulare Italian IT→EN
Positive: Good price; excellent cameras; fast system.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/19/2019
Unboxing Huawei P30 by Smartphone Italia
Source: Smartphone Italia Italian IT→EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; high performance; beautiful design; metal case.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/17/2019
Huawei P30 recensione: compatto ma potente
Source: AndroidPit.it Italian IT→EN
Positive: Nice cameras; long battery life; decent speakers. Negative: No wireless charging; unsupported waterproof.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/16/2019
Huawei P30 e P30 Pro reinventano la fotografia: superzoom e batteria infinita. La recensione
Source: Leonardo.it Tech Italian IT→EN
Positive: Excellent cameras; high performance; long battery life; fast charging; great built quality; nice display. Negative: Slippery.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/29/2019
Huawei P30 hands-on: il più piccolo sembra la scelta migliore
Source: AndroidPit.it Italian IT→EN
Positive: Excellent cameras; compact size; light weight.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/26/2019
94% Test du Huawei P30 : un smartphone haut de gamme irréprochable... qui tient dans la poche
Source: 01Net French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/05/2019
Rating: Total score: 94% performance: 100% display: 100% mobility: 90%
Huawei P30 versus P30 Pro
Source: Portables4Gamers French FR→EN
Positive: Nice cameras; long battery life; big screen.
Comparison, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/02/2019
Prise en main du Huawei P30 : la bonne affaire?
Source: AndroidPit.fr French FR→EN
Positive: Attractive price; nice cameras.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/26/2019
Huawei kondigt P30 series aan
Source: Portables4Gamers French FR→EN
Positive: Nice cameras; powerful processor; great display.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/26/2019
Обзор Huawei P30 и Huawei P30 Pro. Первый взгляд на новинки
Source: Mega Obzor RU→EN
Positive: Powerful processor; frameless design; long battery life; excellent cameras.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 03/26/2019
Đánh giá nhanh Huawei P30: Là phiên bản rút gọn của P30 Pro nhưng vẫn là chiếc flagship đáng mua nhất
Source: FPT shop VN→EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; high performance; nice design; solid workmanship.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/09/2019
Đâu là lý do khiến Huawei P30 là chiếc smartphone đáng mua trong tầm giá?
Source: FPT shop VN→EN
Positive: Powerful processor; nice cameras; good price.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/09/2019
Đánh giá Huawei P30 và P30 Pro: Những "chiến binh" mới của Huawei
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Beautiful design; solid workmanship; impressive cameras.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 03/27/2019
Trên tay Huawei P30: Thiết kế đẹp, hiệu năng mạnh, camera ấn tượng
Source: FPT shop VN→EN
Positive: Beautiful design; high performance; impressive cameras.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/27/2019
Trên tay và đánh giá nhanh Huawei P30: Ngoài camera “ngon” rồi còn gì nữa?
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Elegant design; good price; decent hardware.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/26/2019

Comment

Model: The Huawei P series has always been a camera centric smartphone. In fact, the P stands for photography. The Huawei P30 is a smartphone with a top notch camera, which is pushing the envelope of smartphone photography. This smartphone has many technological improvements and innovations not offered in previous models of HUAWEI smartphones. Drawing inspiration from the miraculous sky, the HUAWEI P30 mirrors the transfixing color of light and space. Witness the beauty of a rosy dawn, mid-day sky, the mysterious Aurora and darkness of night. The smartphone is available in Breathing Crystal, Aurora and Black color. Besides that, the HUAWEI P30 features various functional cases with unique colors and design styles. Users can choose to have their smartphone to be beautiful in their own way with extra protection. Providing performance is a Kirin 980, the world's first 7 nm mobile process chipset with stronger performance and lower power consumption. This innovative chipset plus up to 8 GB of RAM and 512 GB of memory storage, reveal a performance beast in the HUAWEI P30. It can handle intense multitasking with lower power consumption. Charging is also no longer a hassle, but a painless task. User can easily charge up the phone during breakfast or coffee break with the TÜV Safety Certified HUAWEI SuperCharge.

The Leica Triple Camera System accommodates photography to help see the world in its entirety. This super camera system with a 40 MP Super Sensing Camera, a 16 MP Ultra Wide Angle Lens, and an 8 MP telephoto lens, gives users the freedom to capture the treasure and beauty of the world. The 32 MP front camera on the HUAWEI P30 will intelligently recognize the user to produce expert selfies by contouring the face with accurate brightness and sharpness. The color sensing rule has been rewritten by HUAWEI from RGGB to RYYB for more light in all images. The established cooperation among the HUAWEI SuperSpectrum sensor, which contributes 40% increased light, ISP of Kirin 980, and the self-developed algorithm, provides a clear preservation of memories during the day or night. The P30 has a 6.1’’ OLED HUAWEI Dewdrop display. It is precisely designed to provide users a broader and better viewing experience with vibrant colors shining in every way. The P30 is 7.6 mm thick, weighs 165g, and runs on Android 9.0 (Pie), EMUI 9.1. User can hold the HUAWEI P30 comfortably with one hand, while a more advanced in-screen fingerprint sensor swiftly unlocks it. As a conclusion, the Huawei P30 is a top quality flagship smartphone that sets new standards for smartphone photography. It is suitable for users who absolutely need top photography features on their smartphone, such as social media influencers, photographers or marketers. It is also a phone only for users who have a higher budget for a new smartphone.

Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

ARM Mali-G76 MP10: Integrated graphics card based on the second generation of the Bifrost architecture. Uses 10 of the 20 possible clusters and according to ARM offers twice the performance per cluster than the old Mali-G72. 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 980: ARM based octa-core SoC with 2x Cortex-A76 up to 2.6 GHz (performance), 2x A76 with up to 1.92 (balance) and 4x Cortex-A53 with up to 1.8 GHz (power saving). Furthermore, it integrates a fast LTE modem with up to 1.4 GBit/s and is manufactured in 7nm at TSMC.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
6.1":

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.
0.165 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


Huawei: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. is a Chinese company founded in 1987 with focus on telecommunications hardware and 170000 employees. In the first quarter of 2016, Huawei had a market share of 8.2% in the smartphone market, making it the third-largest smartphone manufacturer in the world. Compared to the same quarter of 2015, Huawei increased its market share by more than 58%.
In 2014, Huawei created the sub brand Honor and offers certain smartphone series under this name. The name Huawei is usually not listed for these products.
There are a lot of reviews on Huawei phones with slightly above average ratings (as of 2016).
87.46%: This is a good rating above average. Nevertheless you should not forget, that 10-15% of all notebook-models get a better rating.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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

Huawei P30 Pro
Mali-G76 MP10, Kirin 980
Honor View 20
Mali-G76 MP10, Kirin 980

Devices with the same GPU

Huawei Mate X
Mali-G76 MP10, Kirin 980, 8", 0.295 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

Huawei Y6 2019
PowerVR GE8300, Mediatek Helio A22 MT6761, 6.09", 0.15 kg
Huawei P Smart+ 2019
Mali-G51 MP4, Kirin 710, 6.21", 0.16 kg
Huawei Enjoy 9S
Mali-G51 MP4, Kirin 710, 6.21", 0.16 kg
Huawei P30 Lite
Mali-G51 MP4, Kirin 710, 6.15", 0.159 kg
Huawei Nova 4e
Mali-G51 MP4, Kirin 710, 6.15", 0.159 kg
Huawei Y7 2019
Adreno 506, Snapdragon 450, 6.26", 0.168 kg
Huawei Y9 2019
Mali-G51 MP4, Kirin 710, 6.5", 0.173 kg
Huawei Y7 Prime 2019
Adreno 506, Snapdragon 450, 6.26", 0.168 kg
Huawei Y Max
Adreno 512, Snapdragon 660, 7.12", 0.21 kg
Huawei Y6 Pro 2019
PowerVR GE8320, unknown, 6.09", 0.15 kg
Huawei Y7 Pro 2019
Adreno 506, Snapdragon 450, 6.26", 0.168 kg
Huawei Nova 4
Mali-G72 MP12, Kirin 970, 6.4", 0.172 kg
Huawei P Smart 2019
Mali-G51 MP4, Kirin 710, 6.2", 0.16 kg

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GeForce MX250, Core i7 8565U, 13.9", 1.33 kg
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GeForce MX250, Core i7 8565U, 14", 0.149 kg
Huawei MateBook D 14-53010GXL
Vega 8, Ryzen 5 2500U, 14", 1.45 kg
Huawei MateBook X Pro 2019, i5-8265U
GeForce MX250, Core i5 8265U, 13.9", 1.33 kg
Huawei MateBook 13-53010HBV
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8265U, 13", 1.3 kg
Huawei Matebook 13-53010FYW
UHD Graphics 620, Core i7 8565U, 13", 1.307 kg
Huawei MateBook 14, i5 (KLV-W19)
GeForce MX250, Core i5 8265U, 14", 1.49 kg
Huawei MateBook D 14 W00D-53010GXL
Vega 8, Ryzen 5 2500U, 14", 1.47 kg
Huawei MateBook 13 i7
GeForce MX150, Core i7 8565U, 13", 1.3 kg
Huawei MateBook D W50F 53010CQB
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8250U, 14", 1.5 kg
Huawei MateBook 13, i7
GeForce MX150, Core i7 8565U, 13.3", 1.3 kg
Huawei MateBook D 2018 53010BRU
GeForce MX150, Core i5 8250U, 15.6", 1.9 kg
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