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Huawei P30

Huawei P30
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 review rating is based on accessment of the device by experts, and opinions of trusted YouTube reviewers.

  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 9 / 10
  • Camera Quality 9 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 9 / 10
  • Battery Performance 9 / 10

Huawei P30 Highlights and Overview

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.

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.

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 and Features


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


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Dimensions 149.1 x 71.4 x 7.6 mm
Weight 165 grams
Build Front/back glass, aluminum frame
SIM Type Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


Display Type 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)


Operating System Android 9.0 (Pie); EMUI 9.1
Chipset HiSilicon Kirin 980 (7 nm)
CPU Octa-core (2x2.6 GHz Cortex-A76 & 2x1.92 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPU Mali-G76 MP10


RAM + ROM 6/8 GB
Card Slot Yes, NM (Nano Memory) up to 1TB via microSD card (uses dedicated slot)


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
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
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 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 1080p@30fps (gyro-EIS), 720p@960fps


Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 32 MP, f/2.0
Camera Features HDR
scene recognition,
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps


Loudspeaker Yes
Speaker Location Chin, below display
Audio Jack Type Yes, 3.5mm audio jack


Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
FM Radio FM radio


Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Po 3650 mAh battery
Wireless Charging 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


Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Box Contents Charging Brick / USB cable

Huawei P30 User Reviews and Opinions

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