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Huawei P20 Pro

alaTest has collected and analyzed 426 reviews of Huawei P20 Pro. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviews about the battery and usability are on the whole positive. The camera and performance also get good reviews. The reception and price get mixed views. Many are less positive about the connectivity.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Huawei P20 Pro is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 100/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by (engadget.com)

Huawei P20 Pro review: The best phone you'll never buy

 

Huawei is dealing with its fair share of trouble in the US, but that doesn't mean it forgot how to make a great phone. From build quality to design to camera performance, the P20 Pro is every bit a first-rate flagship smartphone. That doesn't mean it...

Stunning design and build quality ; 2+ day battery life ; Impressive Leica triple camera system ; Solid performance

Not for sale in the US ; The notch will bug some people ; No headphone jack ; Camera’s Master AI can be overzealous

Chris is Engadget's senior mobile editor and moonlights as a professional moment ruiner. His early years were spent taking apart Sega consoles and writing awful fan fiction. That passion for electronics and words would eventually lead him to covering...

Apr, 2018

Expert review by : GSMArena team (gsmarena.com)

Lumia 1020 vs. Huawei P20 Pro

 

While most makers are coming up with all sorts of different dual camera setups, Huawei figured that's no longer enough and fitted three on the back of the P20 Pro. But 3 is not the number that's captivated us most; rather, it's 40 - the P20 Pro comes...

Apr, 2018

DT Editors' Choice

Expert review by : Andy Boxall (digitaltrends.com)

Huawei P20 Pro review

 

The Huawei P20 Pro is the best Android smartphone we've used this year

Astonishingly capable camera ; Great design with eye-catching twilight color scheme ; Long-lasting battery ; Fast, capable performance ; Helpful artificial intelligence features

Not available in the U.S. ; No wireless charging

The Huawei P20 Pro is the best Android smartphone we’ve used this year, with an exciting, fun camera, a gutsy battery, and drop-dead good looks. It’s a damn shame you (ridiculously) can’t officially buy one if you live in the U.S.

Expert review by : Thomas Newton (pcmag.com)

Huawei P20 Pro

 

The Huawei P20 Pro one-ups the camera phone competition by adding a third telephoto sensor, giving you improved long-distance firepower.

Unique tri-lens camera. 5x lossless hybrid zoom is seriously impressive. AI chip offers improved photo scene recognition.

Not officially available in the US. Expensive. Glass body attracts smudges. Notched screen will not be to everyone's liking.

In the UK, the P20 Pro is available to buy on contract now. In the US, your best bet is to order it through a reliable importer and you can expect to pay north of $1,100. That's a hefty premium over the Galaxy S9+, which starts at $840, and even the...

Apr, 2018

Expert review by (zdnet.com)

Huawei P20 Pro review: Three rear cameras, and a lot more

 

Huawei's new P20 and P20 Pro are this year's updates to the well-received P10 and P10 Plus . The main pre-launch talking point about the P20 Pro was its three-camera setup at the rear which, along with AI features, delivers exceptional photography...

Excellent triple-camera system ; 128GB of internal storage ; Dual SIM ; 4,000mAh battery

Awkwardly located fingerprint sensor ; No MicroSD expansion ; USB-C or Bluetooth for headset connection

Apr, 2018

Expert review by : Adam Ismail (tomsguide.com)

Huawei P20 Pro Review: The Best Phone You Can’t Buy

 

Huawei set out to build the best smartphone camera in the world with the P20 Pro. And while the company didn't completely succeed, it managed a solution to a problem that has dogged the likes of Apple, Google and Samsung for the better part of a...

14-hour battery life ; Amazing low-light performance ; Android 8.1 Oreo ; Great performance ; Eye-catching design

No U.S. availability ; Expensive ; AI camera filters hit or miss

Huawei's triple-camera marvel takes stunning low-light shots, but it’s not quite a replacement for the Galaxy S9 or iPhone X overall.

Apr, 2018

Expert review by (androidpit.com)

Huawei P20 Pro review: the three-eyed monster

 

Huawei has enjoyed a rapid rise to prominence in recent years, and it should continue like this. But after the P10, which was a rather modest development, an impressive new flagship is needed. This is exactly what the Huawei P20 Pro, the top model of...

High-quality, modern finish ; Very good camera ; Powerful Battery ; Current operating system ; Dual SIM with LTE ; Exellent call quality

No wireless charging ; Material is slippery ; Memory isn't expandable

The test shows it clearly: Huawei moves with the P20 Pro on about the same level as Samsung with the Galaxy S9 or Apple with the latest iPhone. In many cases, this luxury class smartphone decides on the personal taste or a single feature that is...

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Expert review by : Josh Levenson (trustedreviews.com)

Huawei P20 Pro: A photographer’s dream

 

Huawei P20 Pro Review, Price and Release Date: How does Huawei's latest flagship compare to the competition? Let's find out.

Fantastic tri-camera ; Plenty of storage and RAM ; Stunning design ; EMUI interface has come a long way

No 3.5mm headphone jack ; There are faster phones ; No wireless charging

The Huawei P20 Pro sports a massive 4000mAh non-removable battery, which is more than enough to see the handset through at least two days of intermediate use – and it did on more than one occasion. I was unhooking the unit at 7:30 am and using it to...

May, 2018

Expert review by : Spencer Hart (t3.com)

Huawei P20 review: a beautiful phone, but we miss the P20 Pro's camera

 

The P20 is a beautiful phone, but it doesn't have the innovative camera found in the P20 Pro, and that's a shame

Premium design ; A pretty decent camera ; Improved software ; Perfect size

Unoriginal design ; No triple camera system ; UI isn't perfect

Apr, 2018

Expert review by : Spencer Hart (t3.com)

Huawei P20 Pro review: Is three cameras the magic number?

 

This premium Android phone has an iPhone X-style notch and not one, not two, but three rear cameras!

Premium design ; Triple camera system ; Improved software ; Great battery life

Design lacks originality ; UI still isn't perfect

Apr, 2018

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:4000
Battery recharge time:1.5
Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
Removable battery:N
Standby time (3G):528
Talk time (3G):25

Call Management

Auto-redialing:Y
Call blocking:Y
Call divert:Y
Call hold:Y
Call timer:Y
Call waiting:Y
Caller ID:Y
Conference call:Y
Speakerphone:Y
Speed dialing:Y
Vibrating alert:Y
Voice commands:Y
Voice dialing:Y

Camera

Auto exposure:Y
Auto focus:Y
Built-in flash:Y
Digital Zoom:5
Face detection:Y
Flash Type:LED
Front camera aperture number:2
Front camera resolution (numeric):24
Geotagging:Y
Image Stabilizer:Y
Maximum frame rate:960
Multi-shot:Y
Night mode:Y
Photo effects:Black&White, Vivid
Rear camera aperture number:1.8
Rear camera resolution (numeric):40
Rear camera type:Triple camera
Resolution at capture speed:3840x2160@30fps
Second rear camera aperture number:1.6
Second rear camera resolution (numeric):20
Self-timer:Y
Smile detection:Y
Third rear camera aperture number:2.4
Third rear camera resolution (numeric):8
Time lapse mode:Y
Video recording:Y
Video recording modes:1080p,2160p
Video stabilizer:Y
Zoom capability:Y

Certificates

Certification:CE, TÜV

Design

Brand color:Midnight Blue / Twilight
Color of product:Black / Black, Blue / Blue / Purple
Face recognition:Y
Fingerprint reader:Y
Finish type:Gloss
Form Factor:Bar
Housing material:Glass-reinforced plastic (GRP), Metal
International Protection (IP) code:IP67
Protection features:Dust resistant, Splash proof, Water resistant, Waterproof

Display

Aspect Ratio:19:9
Display Diagonal:6.1
Display number of colors:16 million colours / 16.78 million colors
Display Resolution:2240 x 1080
Display Type:AMOLED
Orientation sensor:Y
Pixel density:408
Screen shape:Flat
Second display:N
Touch technology:Multi-Touch
Touchscreen:Y
Touchscreen type:Capacitive

Ergonomics

Accelerometer:Y
Ambient light sensor:Y
Gyroscope:Y
Proximity sensor:Y

Messaging

Chat:Y
E-mail:Y
Instant messaging (IM):Y
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service):Y
Short Message Service (SMS):Y
Text-to-speech message reader:Y

Multimedia

Audio formats supported:3GP,AAC,APE,FLAC,MIDI,MP3,OGG,WAV
Equalizer:Y
FM radio:Y
Speakers:Stereo
Video formats supported:3G2,3GP,ASF,H.264,MKV,MP4,WEBM

Navigation

Assisted GPS (A-GPS):Y
Electronic compass:Y
GLONASS:Y
GPS (satellite):Y
Position location:Y
Wi-Fi positioning:Y

Networking

2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G bands (secondary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE,GPRS,GSM / GSM
3G:Y
3G bands supported:850,900,1700,1900,2100
3G standards:WCDMA
4G:Y
4G bands supported:700,800,850,900,1700,1800,1900,2100,2600
4G standard:LTE / TD-LTE
Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP,APT-X
Bluetooth version:4.2
HotKnot:Y
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y
SIM card capability:Dual SIM / Single SIM
SIM card hot swapping:Y
SIM card type:MicroSIM / NanoSIM
Tethering (modem-mode):Y
Wi-Fi:Y
Wi-Fi Direct:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:USB Type-C
Carrying case:Y
Headset included:Y
Interface adapters included:USB Type-C - 3.5mm
Quick start guide:Y
Warranty card:Y

Performance

Flight mode:Y
Graphics adapter:Mali G72-MP12 / Mali-G72 MP12
Microphone mute:Y
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, File manager, Notes, Recorder
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Shortcuts / Icons, Ringtones, Shortcuts
Push-to-Talk (PTT):Y
Quick charge:Y
Support for contact groups:Y
Themes:Wallpapers
USB On-The-Go support:Y
Video call:Y

Ports & interfaces

USB connector type:USB Type-C
USB port:Y
USB version:3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) / 3.1 (3.1 Gen 1)

Processor

64-bit computing:Y
Coprocessor:Y
Coprocessor architecture:ARM Cortex-A53
Coprocessor cores:4
Coprocessor frequency:1.8
Processor architecture:ARM Cortex-A73
Processor cores:4
Processor family:Hi-Silicon
Processor frequency:2.36
Processor model:Kirin 970

Software

Operating system installed:Android
Operating system version:8.1 / 8.1 Oreo + EMUI 8.1

Storage

Compatible memory cards:Not supported
Internal storage capacity:128
RAM capacity:6
USB mass storage:Y

Subscription

Subscription type:No subscription

Technical Details

Dustproof:Y
Google applications:Google Maps,Google Play,YouTube
Networking features:NPU (Neural Network Processing Unit)
Waterproof:Y

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.307
Height:6.1
Weight:6.35
Width:2.91