A thorough review of the Huawei nova 5T and vivo X27 Pro. We performed a deep-dive comparison to see which one you should choose

Created date: 08/28/2019, 20:21:18, Updated date: 04/16/2020, 12:44:30

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Huawei nova 5Tvivo X27 Pro

How are the Huawei nova 5T and vivo X27 Pro different? We have tested and evaluated their differences. We also explain which one may be best for you.

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General rating:

79.8/100

(The 61th of all smartphones)

80.4/100

(The 44th of all smartphones)

Grip
64/100
59/100
Screen quality
- /100
- /100
Performance
- /100
- /100
Storage size
- /100
- /100
Battery
- /100
- /100
Rear-camera resolution
- /100
- /100
Front-camera resolution
- /100
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What is the difference between the Huawei nova 5T and the vivo X27 Pro? See a detailed comparison of ease of use and performance

Comparison of weight and size of the Huawei nova 5T and vivo X27 Pro

The design of Huawei nova 5T

The Huawei nova 5T is 6.1 inches (154.3 mm) long, 2.9 inches (74 mm) wide, and 0.3 inches (7.8 mm) thick. It weighs 174 oz (174 g).

The design of vivo X27 Pro

The vivo X27 Pro is 6.5 inches (165.7 mm) long, 2.9 inches (74.6 mm) wide, and 0.4 inches (9 mm) thick. It weighs 200 oz (200 g).

Which is the better design to use?

Both the Huawei nova 5T and vivo X27 Pro are equally easy to use with one hand. Hiragana flick input is basically just as easy to use with Huawei nova 5T and vivo X27 Pro. Both the Huawei nova 5T and vivo X27 Pro are basically equally portable and easy to handle.

The difference in weight is 174 oz (26 g). The Huawei nova 5T is much lighter, putting less burden on the hand.

Huawei nova 5T

vivo X27 Pro

Ease of holding it in one hand67/10063/100
How much it does not feel heavy to hold in one hand36/10019/100
Ease of carrying around61/10059/100

Compare the display of the Huawei nova 5T and vivo X27 Pro

Display of the Huawei nova 5T

The Huawei nova 5T uses a IPS LCD liquid crystal. The resolution is 1080 x 2340, and the pixel density is 411 ppi. The Huawei nova 5T has a 6.26 inch screen size.

Display of the vivo X27 Pro

The vivo X27 Pro uses a Super AMOLED liquid crystal. The resolution is 1080 x 2460, and the pixel density is 400 ppi. The vivo X27 Pro has a 6.7 inch screen size.

Which has a better screen?

This makes a 0.44 inch difference in the display sizes. When you actually look at the screen, vivo X27 Pro feels like it has a slightly bigger display. For doing internet research using systems such as SNS, there is not much difference between the two phones. Both the Huawei nova 5T and the vivo X27 Pro can be easily used for this kind of purpose. The gaming screens of these two phones are roughly the same size. Both the Huawei nova 5T and the vivo X27 Pro can be easily used for this kind of purpose.

There is very little difference in the clarity of the displays of Huawei nova 5T and vivo X27 Pro when used for research, gaming, or other similar purposes. When using the smartphone as a VR, the screen is generally held much closer to the face than when using the smartphone for other purposes, and so the clarity of the screen becomes a rather important factor. When you compare how easy it is to see the VR on the two phones, it is pretty much the same.

Huawei nova 5T

vivo X27 Pro

How suited is the screen for usual usage?78/10081/100
How suited is the screen to play games on?81/10086/100

Compare the camera performances of the Huawei nova 5T and vivo X27 Pro

Camera performance of Huawei nova 5T

The main camera of the Huawei nova 5T has 48 MP. The front camera has 32 MP.

Camera performance of vivo X27 Pro

The main camera of the vivo X27 Pro has 48 MP. The front camera has 32 MP.

Which camera performance is better?

There is very little difference in the performance (or pixel count) of Huawei nova 5T and vivo X27 Pro when shooting distant objects or Instagrammable landscapes. Also, when using the rear camera to snap close shots of photogenic sweets or meals, there is very little difference between the pixel counts of the two phones. Both the Huawei nova 5T and the vivo X27 Pro can be easily used for this kind of purpose.

When shooting objects or people with the front phone camera from a short distance, such as taking a selfie with a selfie-stick, there is very little difference between the pixel counts of the two phones, even when it comes to the scenery in the background of such photographs. Both the Huawei nova 5T and the vivo X27 Pro can be easily used for this kind of purpose. There is not much difference between the pixel counts of Huawei nova 5T and vivo X27 Pro when it comes to taking close-up photographs such as selfies or profile pics with the front phone camera.

Huawei nova 5T

vivo X27 Pro

Is is suited to taking far away objects with the rear camera?100/100100/100
Is it suited for taking close objects with the built-in camera?100/100100/100

Comparison of the processing capabilities of the Huawei nova 5T and vivo X27 Pro

The processing capability of the Huawei nova 5T

Performance is defined by the chipset, and the Huawei nova 5T uses the HiSilicon Kirin 980 SoC. The CPU performance is 2.6GHz+1.92GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore). The memory capacity is 8GB.

The processing capability of the vivo X27 Pro

Performance is defined by the chipset, and the vivo X27 Pro uses the Qualcomm SDM710 Snapdragon 710 SoC. The CPU performance is 2.2GHz+1.7GHz×8(OctaCore). The memory capacity is 8GB.

Which has the better processing capability?

The CPU specs are the same for both phones. There is very little difference in memory capacity. Both phones are similarly efficient as multitasking tools.

For phone calls, emails, messaging, using SNS or most fundamental features, the differences between the Huawei nova 5T and the vivo X27 Pro are not large at all. For people who mainly use their phones to look things up online, watch videos and play games occasionally I can recommend the Huawei nova 5T and the vivo X27 Pro equally. Both the Huawei nova 5T and the vivo X27 Pro can be easily used for this kind of purpose.

There is basically no difference between Huawei nova 5T and vivo X27 Pro when playing 2D games or basic 3D games. Functionality is about the same for full-scale 3D games, no matter which phone model is used. Both the Huawei nova 5T and the vivo X27 Pro can be easily used for this kind of purpose.

Huawei nova 5T

vivo X27 Pro

Review on the CPU capbility and memory capacity when using Social Networks or the Internet100/100100/100
Review on the CPU speed and the memory capacity while playing 3D games97/10097/100

Comparison of the battery life of the Huawei nova 5T and vivo X27 Pro

Battery performance of Huawei nova 5T

The Huawei nova 5T has a battery capacity of 3750 mAh.

Battery performance of vivo X27 Pro

The vivo X27 Pro has a battery capacity of 4000 mAh.

Which battery perfomances is better?

This makes a difference in battery capacity of 250 mAh, but it is not enough to only compare the capacity. With a high-performance CPU, the battery drains faster, and a larger screen also uses more battery.

If you only use it to make phone calls or checking the time there is no large difference between them. For looking things up online, checking SNS, playing games occasionally or for most frequent use, it doesn't feel like there is much difference between the Huawei nova 5T and the vivo X27 Pro. Both the Huawei nova 5T and the vivo X27 Pro can be easily used for this kind of purpose.

If you're using it frequently, for example playing games for a long time or using it to watch movies, you may feel no difference between the two devices. Both the Huawei nova 5T and the vivo X27 Pro can be easily used for this kind of purpose.

Huawei nova 5T

vivo X27 Pro

Review on the battery life of a phone mainly using Social Networks and the Internet100/100100/100
Review on the battery life of a phone mainly using mainly games and videos100/100100/100

Compare the storage capacity of the Huawei nova 5T and vivo X27 Pro

The storage capacity of the Huawei nova 5T

The Huawei nova 5T has 128GB of internal memory.

The storage capacity of the vivo X27 Pro

The vivo X27 Pro has 256GB of internal memory.

Which has the easier storage to use?

The difference in internal memory is about 128GB. If you are only downloading a few games and apps (such as SNS) to use on your phone, it really doesn't matter if you choose Huawei nova 5T or vivo X27 Pro. If you are hoping to install many different games on their phone, the amount of storage is the same no matter which of these two devices you choose to buy. Both the Huawei nova 5T and the vivo X27 Pro can be easily used for this kind of purpose.

Because the speed of loading from or saving to the SD card is slow, it is suited for saving pictures or videos.

Huawei nova 5T

vivo X27 Pro

Review on the storage capacity when playing many games90/10090/100
Review on when you store many pictures and videos - -

Which to buy, the Huawei nova 5T or vivo X27 Pro

At the end of the day which is better, the Huawei nova 5T or vivo X27 Pro?

Huawei nova 5T is easier for the user to hold and is more compact, and so it is recommended. If choosing based on screen size, there is hardly any difference between Huawei nova 5T and vivo X27 Pro. There isn't much difference between Huawei nova 5T and vivo X27 Pro in terms of performance or specifications. Because both have advantages and disadvantages, I think that it is best to stick to the most important points that you want to emphasize.

Huawei nova 5T

vivo X27 Pro

Handling57/10050/100
Display80/10082/100
CPU specs98/10098/100
General rating85/10084/100

Is it recommended to buy the Huawei nova 5T, compared with other smartphones?

Compared to other smartphones, the Huawei nova 5T is averagely easy to hold. Although it can be a little difficult, it is the right size to be able to operate with one hand. The screen size is larger than that of standard smartphones. It is suited for typing long texts and so can be used to read or edit office texts. In addition, its processing capability is quite excellent compared to the average smart phone. It is suitable for almost all uses, including games and VR. It may be a bit extravagant for normal use. Looking at the overall specifications, the Huawei nova 5T is a high-end smart phone.

Is it recommended to buy the vivo X27 Pro, compared with other smartphones?

Compared to other smartphones, the vivo X27 Pro is averagely easy to hold. Although it can be a little difficult, it is the right size to be able to operate with one hand. The screen size is larger than that of standard smartphones. It is suited for typing long texts and so can be used to read or edit office texts. In addition, its processing capability is quite excellent compared to the average smart phone. It is suitable for almost all uses, including games and VR. It may be a bit extravagant for normal use. Looking at the overall specifications, the vivo X27 Pro is a high-end smart phone.

What are the spec differences between the Huawei nova 5T andvivo X27 Pro?

A summary of the technical specifications of the Huawei nova 5T and vivo X27 Pro. Functions and performance variations on the same model will be highlighted in red.

Huawei nova 5Tvivo X27 Pro
Huawei nova 5Tvivo X27 Pro
ColorBlack/Crush Blue/Midsummer Purple/Crush GreenBlack/White
OSAndroidAndroid
Dimensions (width x height x thickness)2.9 inches (74 mm) x 6.1 inches (154.3 mm) x 0.3 inches (7.8 mm)2.9 inches (74.6 mm) x 6.5 inches (165.7 mm) x 0.4 inches (9 mm)
Weight174 oz (174 g)200 oz (200 g)
Display size6.26 inch6.7 inch
Display typeIPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen resolution (width x height)1080 x 23401080 x 2460
Pixel density411 ppi400 ppi
Battery capacity3750 mAh4000 mAh
ChipsetHiSilicon Kirin 980Qualcomm SDM710 Snapdragon 710
CPU specs2.6GHz+1.92GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore)2.2GHz+1.7GHz×8(OctaCore)
RAM size8GB8GB
Storage size128GB256GB
Rear-camera resolution48 MP48 MP
Front-camera resolution32 MP32 MP

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