We reviewed the ease-of-use of the HUAWEI P20. We review how highly we recommend this device

Created date: 02/24/2018, 21:36:24, Updated date: 04/04/2020, 06:48:47

We evaluated the HUAWEI P20 from a number of perspectives. We evaluated the how much we can recommend it, by providing scores for performance aspects, such as CPU and RAM, ease of carrying and screen viewing, design aspects such as portability, as well as for functional aspects, such as the camera and the level of waterproofing.

HUAWEI P20's features, performance, reviews

HUAWEI P20's CPU specs

With the 2.36GHz+1.84GHz×8(OctaCore) for processing power, the HUAWEI P20 has extremely high performance and will operate smoothly without stress, whichever app you use. Among all smartphones released to date, it is one with top class performance. It is also suitable for heavier 3D games, and quite smooth play will be possible.

With 4GB of RAM, the HUAWEI P20 has a sufficient amount. Very occasional cases of insufficient RAM do occur, but with this sort of amount of RAM, it will rarely be the cause of feeling any stress.

Evaluating the overall speed of operation of the HUAWEI P20, it is a smartphone in the high-end category and can almost always be used without stress. However, if you want smooth and comfortable usage in heavy apps like 3D games, caution is necessary.

HUAWEI P20's storage size

The data storage capacity of the HUAWEI P20 is 128GB and it is highly recommended for people who frequently take movies and images. It is suitable for filming movies and photography, and you even if you install many games and apps you will not feel inconvenienced.

HUAWEI P20's camera specs

HUAWEI P20 has a 20 MP main camera, which can take very high-resolution photos and videos. While you might feel a little dissatisfied when you need better resolution for landscape photography or want to print high-definition photographs, you will be satisfied most of the time.

Also, HUAWEI P20 has an 24 MP front camera, which is an extremely high figure. As this camera can take very high-quality photos, you will rarely feel frustrated with the resolution. You can comfortably rely on this smartphone's camera.

HUAWEI P20's battery performance

The battery performance of the HUAWEI P20 is 3400 mAh, so it has a relatively large capacity. Compared to other smartphones, the battery life of the HUAWEI P20 is good. At this amount, you will not feel stressed even if you are on the internet and Twitter for a long time. Even when playing a game or watching a movie on the go, you can do so comfortably without needing to be conscious of the battery. However, some caution is necessary when watching movies or playing games for too long.

HUAWEI P20's size

The HUAWEI P20 has a width of 2.8 inches (70.8 mm), a length of 5.9 inches (149.1 mm), and a thickness of 0.3 inches (7.7 mm). Men with large hands can easily operate it single-handedly, but a woman with a small hand might feel like the size is a bit bigger. In addition, the weight of the HUAWEI P20 is about 165 oz (165 g). Even if you are operating it with one hand it feels almost weightless. However, depending on the person, you may feel tired after using it for a while.

Assessing the overall ease of holding the HUAWEI P20, it has some difficulties but if you use it based on its strengths and weaknesses it will not cause many issues.

HUAWEI P20's screen

HUAWEI P20 has a 5.8 inch display. It is fairly large and has a good presence. Photos, videos, and games will really enjoy this screen estate. It is also suited for productivity use such as creating a business document.

HUAWEI P20 has a very high-quality screen and any graphical content that you enjoy, including videos and games, will be displayed clearly.

HUAWEI P20's general rating

The HUAWEI P20 is a high-performance smartphone when viewed comprehensively. It works for everyday use with hardly any inconvenience.

Advantages and disadvantages of HUAWEI P20

Advantages of HUAWEI P20

  • It is easy to hold, and you can use it comfortably with one hand.
  • The display is very large, so it is perfect for watching videos or playing games.
  • The screen quality is very high, and pictures and videos appear crisp.
  • It has a relatively long battery life, so you do not need to worry about battery much.
  • It has a high-grade CPU, so you can play 3D games without encountering stuttering.
  • It has a relatively high-grade rear camera, and it is good enough for normal use.
  • It has an extremely high-grade front camera, so you can take Instagrammable pictures or landscape photography.

Disadvantages of HUAWEI P20

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Comparing the specifications of HUAWEI P20 against similar products

body size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twobody size

HUAWEI P20

58.3-

HUAWEI Mate 9

49.1

HUAWEI Mate S

54.5

HUAWEI P9

59.8

HUAWEI P9 lite

57.4

HUAWEI Y6

57.7

HUAWEI GR5

52.5

HUAWEI P9 lite PREMIUM

57.4

body weight

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twobody weight

HUAWEI P20

64.4-

HUAWEI Mate 9

54.4

HUAWEI Mate S

68.0

HUAWEI P9

72.7

HUAWEI P9 lite

71.5

HUAWEI Y6

68.4

HUAWEI GR5

67.2

HUAWEI P9 lite PREMIUM

71.5

screen size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoscreen size

HUAWEI P20

86.8-

HUAWEI Mate 9

88.4

HUAWEI Mate S

82.0

HUAWEI P9

77.2

HUAWEI P9 lite

77.2

HUAWEI Y6

74.0

HUAWEI GR5

82.0

HUAWEI P9 lite PREMIUM

77.2

screen resolution

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoscreen resolution

HUAWEI P20

73.9-

HUAWEI Mate 9

68.7

HUAWEI Mate S

68.7

HUAWEI P9

68.7

HUAWEI P9 lite

68.7

HUAWEI Y6

41.7

HUAWEI GR5

68.7

HUAWEI P9 lite PREMIUM

68.7

RAM capacity

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoRAM capacity

HUAWEI P20

70.0-

HUAWEI Mate 9

70.0

HUAWEI Mate S

60.0

HUAWEI P9

60.0

HUAWEI P9 lite

50.0

HUAWEI Y6

20.0

HUAWEI GR5

50.0

HUAWEI P9 lite PREMIUM

60.0

storage size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twostorage size

HUAWEI P20

90.0-

HUAWEI Mate 9

67.0

HUAWEI Mate S

55.5

HUAWEI P9

55.5

HUAWEI P9 lite

50.0

HUAWEI Y6

24.0

HUAWEI GR5

50.0

HUAWEI P9 lite PREMIUM

50.0

battery

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twobattery

HUAWEI P20

71.0-

HUAWEI Mate 9

80.0

HUAWEI Mate S

60.5

HUAWEI P9

65.0

HUAWEI P9 lite

65.0

HUAWEI Y6

53.0

HUAWEI GR5

65.0

HUAWEI P9 lite PREMIUM

65.0

waterproof performance

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twowaterproof performance

HUAWEI P20

10.0-

HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro

74.0

HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro SoftBank

74.0

rear-camera resolution

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the tworear-camera resolution

HUAWEI P20

78.2-

HUAWEI Mate 9

78.2

HUAWEI Mate S

61.7

HUAWEI P9

59.3

HUAWEI P9 lite

61.7

HUAWEI Y6

50.0

HUAWEI GR5

61.7

HUAWEI P9 lite PREMIUM

61.7

front-camera resolution

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twofront-camera resolution

HUAWEI P20

86.6-

HUAWEI Mate 9

58.3

HUAWEI Mate S

58.3

HUAWEI P9

58.3

HUAWEI P9 lite

58.3

HUAWEI Y6

15.8

HUAWEI GR5

50.0

HUAWEI P9 lite PREMIUM

58.3

grip

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twogrip

HUAWEI P20

61.4-Color:ー/ / ー, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.8 inches (70.8 mm) x 5.9 inches (149.1 mm) x 0.3 inches (7.7 mm), Weight:165 oz (165 g)

HUAWEI Mate 9

51.8Color:ー / ー ー/, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.1 inches (78.9 mm) x 6.2 inches (156.9 mm) x 0.3 inches (7.9 mm), Weight:190 oz (190 g)

HUAWEI Mate S

61.3Color:ー / ー/ ー ー, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0 inches (75.3 mm) x 5.9 inches (149.8 mm) x 0.3 inches (7.2 mm), Weight:156 oz (156 g)

HUAWEI P9

66.3Color:ー/ ー/ / ー, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.8 inches (70.9 mm) x 5.7 inches (145 mm) x 0.3 inches (7.0 mm), Weight:144 oz (144 g)

HUAWEI P9 lite

64.5Color:ー / /, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9 inches (72.6 mm) x 5.8 inches (146.8 mm) x 0.3 inches (7.5 mm), Weight:147 oz (147 g)

HUAWEI Y6

63.0Color:/, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.8 inches (72.1 mm) x 5.6 inches (143.5 mm) x 0.3 inches (8.5 mm), Weight:155 oz (155 g)

HUAWEI GR5

59.8Color:ー / ー/ ー, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0 inches (76.3 mm) x 6.0 inches (151.3 mm) x 0.3 inches (8.2 mm), Weight:158 oz (158 g)

HUAWEI P9 lite PREMIUM

64.5Color:/ ー /, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9 inches (72.6 mm) x 5.8 inches (146.8 mm) x 0.3 inches (7.5 mm), Weight:147 oz (147 g)

screen cleanliness

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoscreen cleanliness

HUAWEI P20

85.6-Display type:TFT, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2244, Pixel density:429 ppi

HUAWEI Mate 9

78.7Display type:IPS, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:373 ppi

HUAWEI Mate S

85.0Display type:AMOLED, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:400 ppi

HUAWEI P9

85.5Display type:IPS, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:423 ppi

HUAWEI P9 lite

85.5Display type:IPS, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:423 ppi

HUAWEI Y6

59.9Display type:IPS, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1280, Pixel density:293 ppi

HUAWEI GR5

85.0Display type:IPS, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:400 ppi

HUAWEI P9 lite PREMIUM

85.5Display type:IPS, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:423 ppi

screen quality

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoscreen quality

HUAWEI P20

82.5-Display size:5.8 inch, Display type:TFT, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2244, Pixel density:429 ppi

HUAWEI Mate 9

82.0Display size:5.9 inch, Display type:IPS, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:373 ppi

HUAWEI Mate S

79.9Display size:5.5 inch, Display type:AMOLED, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:400 ppi

HUAWEI P9

78.3Display size:5.2 inch, Display type:IPS, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:423 ppi

HUAWEI P9 lite

78.3Display size:5.2 inch, Display type:IPS, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:423 ppi

HUAWEI Y6

71.0Display size:5 inch, Display type:IPS, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1280, Pixel density:293 ppi

HUAWEI GR5

79.9Display size:5.5 inch, Display type:IPS, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:400 ppi

HUAWEI P9 lite PREMIUM

78.3Display size:5.2 inch, Display type:IPS, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:423 ppi

performance

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoperformance

HUAWEI P20

88.2-OS:Android

HUAWEI Mate 9

88.2OS:Android

HUAWEI Mate S

75.9OS:Android

HUAWEI P9

83.1OS:Android

HUAWEI P9 lite

62.2OS:Android

HUAWEI Y6

13.4OS:Android

HUAWEI GR5

56.2OS:Android

HUAWEI P9 lite PREMIUM

65.9OS:Android

HUAWEI P20's specs

HUAWEI P20
ImageHUAWEI P20
MakerHUAWEI
BrandHUAWEI
Release date6, 2018
Colorー/ / ー
OSAndroid
Dimensions (width x height x thickness)2.8 inches (70.8 mm) x 5.9 inches (149.1 mm) x 0.3 inches (7.7 mm)
Weight165 oz (165 g)
Display size5.8 inch
Display typeTFT
Screen resolution (width x height)1080 x 2244
Pixel density429 ppi
Battery capacity3400 mAh
ChipsetHUAWEI Kirin 970
CPU specs2.36GHz+1.84GHz×8(OctaCore)
RAM size4GB
Storage size128GB
Rear-camera resolution20 MP
Front-camera resolution24 MP

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