The best Huawei smartphones

Huawei smartphones are able to please and design and wide functionality. Let's get acquainted with the best devices of the Chinese manufacturer.

until 2018, Huawei phones were not as popular outside China, but after the release of the superb P20 Pro with an excellent design and an amazing triple camera, the company unexpectedly became a strong player in the global market..

However, the recent ban on trade in the United States means that Huawei cannot cooperate with Google, so all new phones, including high-class P40 Pro and Mate XS, have no applications and Google services.

It is because of this, users doubt when buying, however smartphones still have excellent hardware, so if you are ready to do without Google, then it is worth thinking.

However, in the list below you will find both older Huawei models that still support Google and Play Store applications, but the best of them is Huawei P30 Pro.

Despite the fact that the device has been to the device for more than a year, it still remains an incredible smartphone with an amazing chamber, a magnificent display and best in its class battery. In addition, when buying P30 there is an opportunity to get most of the functions for a smaller price. Mate 20 Pro 2018 remains a very good option, and mid-class phones, such as P Smart (2019), offer stylish design for the available price.

Huawei P30 Pro

  • Release date: March 2019
  • Weight: 192 g
  • Dimensions: 158 x 73.4 x 8.4 mm
  • OS: Android 9
  • Screen Diagonal: 6.47 inches
  • Processor: KIRIN 980
  • RAM : 8 GB
  • Memory: 128/256/512 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4200 mAh
  • Rear camera: 40MP + 20MP + 8MP + Tof
  • Frontal chamber: 32MP

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Huawei P30 Pro is the best Huawei phone available on the market right now. This is one of the best devices when it comes to the camera, because it is detailed and equipped with a stunning 5-fold and 10-fold zoom, as well as a digital 50-fold zoom, which allows you to consider various objects even at a high distance. In addition, the smartphone camera perfectly manifests itself with weak lighting.

The large 6,47-inch screen on the P30 Pro gives "only" the permission of Full HD +, but it is bright, clear and colorful, providing excellent performance in applications and games.

Regarding the battery life, everything is fine here too. Users reported that by the end of the day, an approximately 30% charge or more remains on the smartphone.

P30 Pro not only sets a new standard for Huawei, but also for the entire mobile industry. The camera simply amazes, and the design attracts. It is also worth noting the power - this is a real flagship smartphone.


  • Fantastic camera.
  • Attractive design.


  • "Just" Full HD.
  • The EMUI shell leaves much to be desired.

Huawei P30

  • Release date: March 2019
  • Weight: 165 g
  • Dimensions: 149.1 x 71.4 x 7.6 mm
  • OS: Android 9
  • Screen Diagonal: 6.1 inches
  • Resolution: 1080 x 2340
  • Processor: KIRIN 980
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • Memory: 64/128/512 GB
  • Capacity Battery : 3650 mAh
  • Rear camera: 40mp + 16mp + 8mp
  • Front Camera: 32MP

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Huawei P30 has a smaller screen compared to P30 Pro, and only three rear cameras and 30 -The zoom, but it is still one of the best phones of the company.

Given the 6.1-inch display, P30 is much easier lies in hand than its "older brother", and thanks to the resolution of Full HD + and a huge number of colors is one of the best displays. With P30, you can count on a great battery life - the smartphone is capable of working until one and a half days without recharging.

Although three rear cameras are not as good as four on P30 Pro, they still offer excellent surveillance with 5-fold, 10x and 30-fold zoom and excellent opportunities with low lighting.

The smartphone is powerful, has a headphone jack (what the PRO version does not boast) and a more manageable form factor for using one hand. And, of course, the model is a bit cheaper, which is also plus.


  • Excellent camera.
  • Powerful processor.


  • No wireless charging.
  • P30 Pro dominates.

Huawei P40 Pro

  • Release date: March 2020
  • Weight: 209 g
  • Dimensions: 158, 2 x 72.6 x 9 mm
  • OS: Android 10
  • Screen size : 6.58 inches
  • CPU: Kirin 990
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • Memory: 128/256/512 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4200 mAh
  • Rear camera: 50MP + 40MP + 12MP + ToF
  • Front camera: 32MP

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Huawei P40 Pro can be called the best phone ever released by the company. Basically, it's an upgraded version of Huawei P30 Pro with an excellent quad camera, phenomenal 4200mAh battery and stylish design.

The smartphone is incredibly powerful thanks to the Kirin 990 chipset, and also has an excellent display with a high refresh rate of 90 Hz.

Is there any other reason not to consider it the best Huawei smartphone? However, on the downside, as with other Huawei models, there are no Google mobile services, meaning no Google apps (like Maps) and, more importantly, no access to the Google Play Store. So users have to install apps on another service and the choice is more limited.

Thus, Huawei P40 Pro is in an awkward position compared to its predecessor. However, the hardware is great, so if you can live without Google on your phone, this model is the way to go.


  • Phenomenal battery life.
  • Camera.


  • Limited software.
  • The camera sticks out too much.

Huawei Mate 30 Pro

    154) Release date: September 2019
  • Weight: 198 g
  • Dimensions: 158, 1 x 73.1 x 8.8 mm
  • OS: Android 10
  • Screen diagonal : 6, 53 inches
  • Processor: KIRIN 990
  • RAM : 8 GB
  • Memory: 128 / 256GB
  • Accumulator capacity: 4,500 mAh
  • Rear camera: 40MP + 40MP + 8MP + TOF
  • Frontal camera: 32MP

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Huawei Mate 30 Pro was one of the earliest cases of the TAGA Huawei itself, because of which there are no Google applications on the phone and there is no access to Google Play Store.

If you are ready to accept this, then there are several very good features, including a stunning display, a great time of autonomous work from a battery capacity of 4500 mAh and Good camera with four lenses that exceed most competitors in shooting with weak lighting.

Huawei Mate 30 Pro is equipped with the same processor as Huawei P40 Pro, therefore, productivity is similar, and it has most of the other basic functions, such as waterproof and wireless charging.


  • Stunning unprofamless display.
  • Excellent battery life.


  • No Play Store.

Huawei Mate 20

  • Weight: 188 g
  • Dimensions: 158.2 x 77.2 x 8.3 mm
  • OS: Android 9
  • Screen diagonal : 6.53 inches
  • Resolution: 1080 x 2244
  • Processor: KIRIN 980
  • RAM: 4/6 GB
  • Memory: 128 GB
  • Capacity of the battery : 4000 mAh
  • Rear camera: 12MP + 16MP + 8MP
  • Frontal chamber: 24MP

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The usual Huawei Mate 20, may be inferior to MATE 20 Pro, but it is still a powerful smartphone at a cheaper price.

The main characteristics include a battery with a capacity of 4000 mAh and the highest power due to the use of an eight-year chipset KIRIN 980 and to 6 GB of RAM.

Huawei Mate 20 is also equipped with a chamber with three lenses. In some respects, Mate 20 even has an advantage over Pro version, as the screen is larger, and there is a port for headphones, which does not have a more expensive model.


  • Excellent battery life.
  • Incredible power for such a price.


  • Full HD + is quite low.
  • Lack of waterproof type IP68.

Huawei P SMART (2019)

  • Release date: January 2019
  • Weight: 160 g
  • Dimensions: 155.2 x 73.4 x 8 mm
  • OS: Android 9
  • Screen Diagonal : 6, 21 inches
  • Processor: KIRIN 710
  • Ram: 3 GB
  • Memory: 32/64 GB
  • Accumulator capacity : 3400 mAh
  • Rear camera: 13MP + 2mp
  • Frontal chamber: 16MP

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Huawei P Smart (2019) is one of the most affordable Huawei phones. It is equipped with a 6,21-inch screen, which, at a resolution of 1080 x 2340, is simply incredible, given the price. The smartphone also has an elegant design and a decent 13 megapixel chamber.

In addition, unlike newly new Huawei models, P Smart (2019) is equipped with a full-featured Android version, which includes access to Google Play Store.

At best, performance is at the middle level, the monodimar sounds not very good, and although the camera is mostly decent, it can "overdo it" with image processing, but, repeat, given the price, it is good telephone.


  • Excellent design.
  • Extensive internal memory.
  • Monodimine.
  • Images succumb to too much processing.

Huawei Mate XS

  • Release date: MART 2020
  • Weight: 300 g
  • Dimensions: 161, 3 x 78.5 x 11 mm (folded form) / 161.3 x 146.2 x 5.4 mm (in the unfolded form)
  • OS: Android 10
  • Screen diagonal : 6.6 inches (folded form) / 8.0 inches (in decomposed)
  • processor: KIRIN 990
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • Memory: 512 GB
  • Battery capacity : 4,500 mAh
  • Rear camera: 40MP + 16MP + 8MP + TOF

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Huawei Mate XS, perhaps, one of the best folding smartphones, which we have ever seen. All due to the fact that the display is always visible, even in folded form, since the device is elapsed by the screen not inside, but out.

Because of this, Huawei Mate XS effectively works both as a 6.6-inch smartphone and an 8-inch tablet, and it has excellent characteristics: high-class chipset KIRIN 990, 8 GB of RAM, Battery with a capacity of 4500 mAh and excellent camera with four lenses.

In addition to the inevitably high price, the main minus Huawei Mate XS is the same as the last Huawei phones, namely the lack of Google services. Thus, despite the fact that the hardware is great, the software is at a disadvantage.


  • design.
  • Performance.


  • No access to Google Services.
  • Very expensive.

Huawei P30 Lite

  • Weight: 159 g
  • Dimensions: 152.9 x 72.7 x 7.4 mm
  • OS: Android 9
  • Screen Size: 6.15"
  • Resolution: 1080 x 2312
  • Processor : Kirin 710
  • RAM : 4/6 GB
  • Memory : 128 GB
  • Battery: 3340 mAh
  • Rear camera: 48MP + 8MP + 2MP
  • Front camera: 24MP

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Despite being a P30 line, the Huawei P30 Lite is not comparable to other models and is not a flagship. This is an average but pretty good smartphone.

First of all, the device looks good and looks similar to the P30, right down to the notch for the front camera. It also has a good display as it has a 6.15-inch screen with a resolution of 1080 x 2312 and a density of about 415 ppi.

In addition, the device is equipped with a face unlock function, a triple rear camera, an octa-core processor and 4/6 GB of RAM. However, the chipset is mid-range and not as good as some similarly priced alternatives.


  • Attractive design.
  • Good camera.


  • Average performance.
  • Battery capacity.

Huawei p20 pro

  • Weight: 180 g
  • Dimensions: 155 x 73.9 x 7.8 mm
  • OS: Android 9
  • Screen size: 6.1 inches
  • Resolution: 1080 x 2240
  • CPU: Kirin 970
  • RAM: 6 GB
  • Memory: 128 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4000 mAh
  • Rear camera: 40MP + 20MP + 8MP
  • Front camera: 24MP

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The P20 Pro has a lot of competition - almost all the models in our rating take great pictures. However, the P20 Pro is difficult to beat - this is also confirmed by the specialists of the DxOMark agency, whose opinion on mobile cameras is very authoritative. DxOMark awarded the P20 Pro camera a score of 109, while the iPhone X scored just 99, and products from Samsung even less.

The success of the P20 Pro is expected, because Huawei worked on the triple camera of this device together with Leica. The main module has a resolution of 40 megapixels, the module for the bokeh effect is 20 megapixels, the camera with a telephoto lens capable of 3x optical zoom is 8 megapixels. Hybrid zoom - 5x. The smartphone also boasts support for technology optical image stabilization using artificial intelligence, fantastically fast autofocus and the presence of a special color temperature sensor.

Pros :

  • The triple main camera is the best on the market.
  • Attractive design.
  • Powerful selfie camera with 3D facial technology.
  • Fast proprietary Kirin processor.
  • High-capacity battery that supports Huawei SuperCharge secure fast charging.


  • Too expensive.
  • The case is rather slippery and easily soiled.

Huawei mate 20 pro

  • Release date: November 2018
  • Weight: 189 g
  • Dimensions: 157.8 x 72.3 x 8.6 mm
  • OS: Android 9
  • Screen size : 6.39 inches
  • Resolution: 1440 x 3120
  • Processor: Kirin 980
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • Memory: 256 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4200mAh
  • Rear camera: 40MP + 20MP + 8MP
  • Front camera: 24MP

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Huawei intended the Mate 20 Pro to be the first Chinese smartphone that could to impose full-fledged competition on the iPhone Xs and the flagship anam from Samsung - S9 and S10, new in 2019.

Although this goal looked ambitious, it is quite achievable - especially since from the point of view of the functionality, the Mate 20 Pro seems even more interesting than, for example, the S9.

Mate 20 Pro can be boldly to tute the most intelligent smartphone, since it almost everything with artificial intelligence. AI Triple Camera from Leica is able to identify 1500 scenarios! Just think: smartphones-analogues can recognize only 8-10. The machine automatically adjusts the brightness, color reproduction and contrast of each specific image. Artificial intelligence is also responsible for the stabilization of the image - even in conditions of lack of light and the lack of tripod, the pictures will be obtained very clear.

KIRIN 980 chipset is the first Huawei chipset, made according to the 7-nm technical process - also with intelligence. The power consumption of the CPU is reduced by 58%, the performance has grown by 75% (when compared with the previous generation). Curious " know-how" Here looks like a load prediction module - a component that was used by Huawei in large communication equipment. It allows you to open new applications absolutely without delay.

Pros :

  • Energy-efficient processor.
  • Excellent camera from Leica.
  • Support LTE CAT 21 (load speed - up to 1733 Mbps).
  • support for branded quick charging (recharges up to 70% per half hour).
  • The presence of a system of three-dimensional face recognition.
  • Protection according to IP68 standard.

Disadvantages :

  • Very expensive.


These are the best smartphones produced by Huawei. As you already understood, they have incredibly powerful components, as well as very fast wireless modules. Most often, such devices have and beautiful appearance. That is why the products of the Chinese manufacturer are in great demand, yielding in this regard only smartphones of two more advertised competitors. Be sure that you definitely do not disappoint in the purchased device! Especially if he is present in our ranking.