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Huawei P20 (2018) review

Android OS v8.1 (Oreo)
HiSilicon Kirin 970
Mali-G72 MP12
4 GB / 64 GB
5.8 inches (1080 x 2240 px)
12 + 20 MP, 3968 x 2976 px, autofocus, optical image stabilization

Huawei announced the launch of the P20 smartphone in 2018. The manufacturer is offering the Huawei P20 phone with 5.8 inches display, HiSilicon Kirin 970 chipset, 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage.

The Huawei P20 comes with Android OS v8.1 (Oreo) out of the box, and a Li-Po 3400 mAh, non-removable battery. The 5.8 inches phone comes with IPS display (1080 x 2240 px). The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption.

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Huawei P20 specifications

BrandHuawei
NameP20
ModelP20
Release date2018

Body

The weight of Huawei P20 is about 5.82 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Huawei phone are average (5.87 x 2.8 x 0.3 inches).

Weight5.82 oz
Dimensions5.87 x 2.8 x 0.3 inches
Colorsblack, blue, gold
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The Huawei P20 comes with Android OS v8.1 (Oreo) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v8.1 (Oreo)
SoCHiSilicon Kirin 970
CPUOcta-core, Quad-core 2.36 GHz Cortex-A73, Quad-core 1.84 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali-G72 MP12

Display

The size of P20 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.8 inches IPS display of Huawei P20 with 1080 x 2240 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size5.8 inches
Resolution1080 x 2240 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Huawei P20 (4 GB) cannot be expanded.

RAM4 GB
Internal storage64 GB
Memory card slotno

Camera

The camera of the P20 is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus. The main camera of P20 has optical image stabilization (OIS) to counteract camera shake. Optical image stabilization is a must for anyone shooting without a tripod with a long lens or in low light conditions.

Selfie camera24 MP
Main camera12 + 20 MP, 3968 x 2976 px, autofocus, optical image stabilization
FlashDual LED

Connectivity

The Huawei P20 supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The P20 comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. The P20 phone doesn't have built-in FM radio.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv4.2, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCyes
FM radiono
USBUSB Type-C
HeadphoneUSB Type-C adapter

Battery

The Li-Po 3400 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of P20 isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Po 3400 mAh, non-removable

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The P20 phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. This Huawei phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Dual SIM capability of Huawei P20 phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone supports fast charging technology, which comes in handy when you need quick juice on your device.

Sensorsaccelerometer, barometer, compass, fingerprint, gyroscope, hall, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM, Fast charging
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Huawei P20, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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