Huawei Mate 20 Vs Huawei Mate 20 Pro

Huawei Mate 20
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Huawei Mate 20 Pro
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Huawei Mate 20Huawei Mate 20 Pro


Huawei Mate 20Huawei Mate 20 Pro
Width77.2 mm72.3 mm
Height158.2 mm157.8 mm
Weight188 g189 g
Thickness8.3 mm8.6 mm
Volume101.37 cm³98.12 cm³


Huawei Mate 20Huawei Mate 20 Pro
Resolution1080 x 2224 px1440 x 3120 px
Density381 ppi538 ppi
Size6.53 inches6.39 inches


Huawei Mate 20Huawei Mate 20 Pro
Battery capacity4000 mAh4200 mAh
Removable batteryNoNo
Wireless chargingNoYes
Fast chargingYesYes
Ultra power saving modeYesYes

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Huawei Mate 20Huawei Mate 20 Pro
Maximum storage128 GB128 GB
CPU frequency2.6 GHz2.6 GHz
Number of processor cores88
External memory slotYesYes
RAM capacity6 GB6 GB
5G supportNoNo
LTE supportYesYes


Huawei Mate 20Huawei Mate 20 Pro
Front camera resolution24 MP24 MP
Main camera resolution16 MP40 MP
Multi lensYesYes
Optical zoomYesYes
Optical stabilizationYesYes
Slow motion videoYesYes
Main camera video resolution2160 px2160 px


Huawei Mate 20Huawei Mate 20 Pro
Stereo speakersYesYes
3.5mm jack socketYesNo
Number of microphones23

Huawei Mate 20 vs Huawei Mate 20 Pro Comparison

Huawei Mate 20 vs Mate 20 Pro

In the case of many manufacturers, the differences between two models in the same range are minimal and predictable. This is not the case for the Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro smartphones, which differ from each other in a considerable number of ways. You only have to look at their design to see that. The Mate 20 has a smaller notch, while the Mate 20 Pro is different in that it has a larger, but more advanced 3D recognition. And the differences are not just limited to their designs.

Huawei Mate 20, the smartphone for everyday needs

The size and technology of the screen are among the main differences between these two smartphones. The Huawei Mate 20 has a 6.53-inch IPS LCD panel (2,244 × 1,080px), while the Mate 20 Pro has a 6.39-inch curved AMOLED panel (3,120 × 1,440px). The design is also pretty different. For example, the Mate 20 has a larger footprint than the Mate 20 Pro, even though they weigh almost the same. As for RAM, the Mate 20 offers 4GB, compared to 6GB for the Mate 20 Pro.

Huawei Mate 20 Pro, advanced features

The difference in price between the two models is justified by the many additional features offered by the Mate 20 Pro. In contrast to the Mate 20, the Mate 20 Pro is able to detect and recognise your face in 3D to accurately identify you. The Mate 20 Pro also has a more powerful camera module than the Huawei Mate 20, with a 40MP main sensor compared to the Mate 20's 12MP. In terms of design, in addition to the different notch, this smartphone sees the jack disappear in favour of a single USB Type-C port. It also benefits from the fast charging feature, which the Huawei Mate 20 does not have.

In this duel, The Huawei Mate 20 Pro comes out on top over the Mate 20 in terms of photography performance and functionality. It has a lot of minor differences, but they all add up to an overall better experience. It is therefore best suited for the most demanding users. The Huawei Mate 20 is nonetheless a great smartphone. It is suitable for most users, and appealing for its competitive price and very good performance.

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