Huawei P30 Review

Huawei launched a premium P Series Flagship smartphone Named P30 in China, US, and other international markets. This Huawei P30 SmartPhone was released in the US Markets on 9 April 2019.

Huawei Released P30 SmartPhone in 6 GB Ram with 128GB Internal storage model Model Along this Model Huawei Announced P30 Pro and P30 Lite Along with Huawei P30. when I’m using Huawei P30, I got a premium feeling when holding in the hand with Front and back Glass with Amoled Display and Triple Camera setup on the rear Make the Smartphone a true flagship.

Huawei P30 SmartPhone features the kirin chip from Huawei named Kirin 980 which is available on Mate 20 Series. this chip is made of 10nm LPP (Low Power Plus) FinFet process. this processor is divided into 3 parts; the first part features 2 x A76 High power cores which are clocked at 2.6GHz, second part features 4 x A576 high powered cores which are clocked at 1.92GHz and Third Part consists 4 x A55 Single core which is clocked at 1.8GHZ. it has Mali G76 MP 10 GPU which increases its work by 20% compared to Kirin 970 the last Flagship processor from Huawei. it has a Cat 21 LTE Modem which has Download and Uploads speeds of 1.4GBPS & 500MBPS. Coming to the AI Department it does have a built in the NPU in the processor for dedicated Ai Capabilities, it has also Ai Optimizations which helps in AI.

P30 SmartPhone has a Triple Camera setup the on the rear and single Camera Setup on the front which comprises a with PDAF Auto Focus on Front and lets user takes normal, ultrawide angle and portrait images from back and front Depth Cameras Will Work For Face Unlock Feature.

I will divide the review into pros & cons. let’s see quick specs of  
P30 SmartPhone and Jump into the review.

Huawei P30 SmartPhone

Huawei p30
  • 6.1” Full HD AMOLED Full-screen display with water Drop Notch
  • KIRIN 980 CPU
  • Mali G76 MP10 GPU
  • Dual NPU
  • 6 / 8 GB LPDDR4x Ram
  • 128 GB Internal Storage, Expandable up to 256 GB Via Nano – SD Card.
  • Camera : Rear 40MP f/1.8 (Wide angle) + 16MP f/2.2 (ultrawide Angle)+ 8MP f/2.4 OIS (Telephoto) , 4K UHD video Capture, AIS Anti Shake
  • 32MP f/2.0 front camera
  • 3650mAH battery with 40W fast charging support
  • Android 9.0 Pie with EMUI 9.1.0 on top
  • Dolby Atmos
  • IP53 Water & Dust Resistance
  • In-Display fingerprint scanner / Volte / Dual band GPS
  • WiFi / Bluetooth 5.0 / USB – C / 3.5mm Jack

6.1″ FULL HD AMoled screen :

Huawei p30

here in Display Department P30 SmartPhone, Features an Excellent FULL HD+ AMOLED panel screen with 422 pixels per inch, the colors are vibrant and excellent, viewing angles are perfect. There are No issues & problems with the screen quality of P30. It is very bright to see in direct sunlight. This Display is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 5. Huawei is Using DCI-P3 Technology in thier Displays For better Quality of AMOLED Display.

Single Speakers and 3.5mm Jack:

in P30, Huawei Used their traditional Single Speaker System which were is very loud and Equal to their Older Huawei P20 Smartphone. these speakers are supported by Dolby Atmos Sound technology (Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus) which help to get clear sound output from the mobile speaker. here earpiece is present in Bezel of Display provides a louder sound.

Coming to Headphone jack and earphones, the headphone jack provided with a 32-bit Decoder which provides a punchy and clear sound with the support of Dolby DTS X Surround Sound System. the Huawei Branded headphones are present in the Box which good for listening to music and for taking voice calls clearly.

Build Quality : 

P30 SmartPhone is Build with a 7000 Aluminium frame on the side and Gorilla Glass 5 on front and back of the device is protected with Corning Gorilla glass 5 like OnePlus 6t. it provides a good look and feels Because it is made with 7000 Series Aluminium and Glass. There are no issues of creakiness with the build quality. It is well built with a Full View and there are no bezels are to place an Almost 6.1″ AMOLED screen.

In Display fingerprint scanner: 

Huawei p30

P30 SmartPhone Features an In Display fingerprint sensor. By looks, it is so Small to see but, very fast and very accurate to recognize the fingerprint of the user. This placement of this sensor is on the Rear bottom Side of the phone.

Face unlocking:

P30 SmartPhone Uses the face unlock with its 32MP Selfie Camera. the face unlocking is Quite fast and Secure. it works in the pitch dark conditions with Low Amount of light from the AMOLED Panel.

Weight balance: 

P30 SmartPhone weighs 192 Grams, it feels A bit Heavy and with 6.1″ Screen and 3650 mAh battery equipped. This P30 SmartPhone cannot be used by one hand. The weight balance is done Average on the device. After using a Week You will notice that Heavy of the Device.

Battery life:

My P30 SmartPhone lasted a Full Working day with heavy usage and at the end of the day, I had 17% of charge left in the phone with Heavy Usage on Cellular which is good for a 3650 mAH Battery. We got 5.5Hr Sot which is good. If you use with WiFi Network 6 to 6.5 Hrs of Sot. The ideal drain of P30 SmartPhone is very low as its Elder Brother P30 Pro.

40W Fast Charging

Huawei p30

Huawei Used their 40W Quick charging In Huawei P30. this 40W makes a difference and charges the phone in less than 60 min which is good.

EM UI Based On Android 9 Pie Operating System :

EM UI 2 based Android 9 Pie present on the P30 SmartPhone is very fast & so fluid, No lags were noticed. It has a ton of bloatware like honor and Xiaomi Devices. There are some extra features like Inbuilt Face Unlock System, Direct video calling feature, Always on Display, Perfect Gaming Mode makes this EM UI OS special for Huawei P30 SmartPhone. there are some Battery Optimizations Present on EM UI makes Huawei P30 SmartPhone last longer.

Performance: 

Huawei p30

My Huawei P30 SmartPhone managed to do day to day tasks very well like the P30 Pro. there are No issues and problems with the Operating system and there are no heating issues with P30 SmartPhone.

Ram Management : 

Ram Management is done very well on this Huawei P30 SmartPhone. It features 6GB LPDDR4X Ram. We had used the this Ram Model and I did not notice any lags with the device and there are no reloading of apps on this P30 SmartPhone. Multitasking experience is nice.

Coming to Gaming, we played Asphalt 9 & PUBG at highest graphics setting without lags & frame drops in the game. Kirin 980 Processor is very suitable for heavy gaming.

Call Quality :

the Call quality on Huawei P30 SmartPhone is very good and there are no issues with cellular call quality on Dual Volte Network. we have taken long calls in a day and the other party doesn’t complain. the earpiece is Included in the Bezel Above the Display and it is very loud. the Voice Calls From speaker is also Good and Clear.

Camera: 

Huawei p30

Coming to the Camera Department, Huawei P30 SmartPhone features a Triple Camera setup on the back & Single Camera Setup in front of the device. this Camera system works perfectly in Huawei P30 SmartPhone. let’s divide the cameras and look at the performance of them

1.Primary Camera: 

the 40MP main Camera is Awesome and features a Fixed Aperture of F/1.8 and PDAF Auto Focusing. The daylight pictures are great and contain Excellent details like a Natural photo. Exposure is in control with Perfect Dynamic range to take good pictures in good lighting Conditions. Here this Camera can take 40MP Images and 10MP Images. Here the 10MP Image has Good Image Quality With Great Colours and Perfect Sharpness. this 40MP Image has Perfect Image Quality with Excellent Details and Perfect Dynamic Range. AI Makes sense and Captures Photo with good Colours. in Nighttime AI Does make Difference for Normal photo and AI photo. in low light Conditions, the images are very clear and Sharp without noise which is good to see

2. Ultra Wide Angle Camera: the 16MP ultra wide angle lens on
Huawei P30 SmartPhone does a good job in good lighting conditions. the exposure is in control with a decent dynamic range. in low lighting conditions, the 16MP camera has a bit noisy because of F/2.2 Aperture which is negligible.

3. Telephoto Camera: the 8MP Telephoto on
P30 Pro SmartPhone does a good job in good lighting conditions. it captures 3x Optical Zoom with good details. the Pictures are very Clear When Compared to Other Flagship Smartphones. the exposure is in control with a decent dynamic range. in low lighting conditions, the 8MP telephoto camera has a Low noise than of P30 Pro in total darkness because of F/2.4 Aperture. when there are Light images Comes Pretty good In Low Light Conditions Also.

We can Also Capture Portrait Images With Huawei P30 also. Edge Detection is good. we can also Adjust the Depth Of Image in Huawei P30.

Video recording can be done up to 4k@30fps .the video footage has excellent Colours with great sharpness and decent dynamic range. Stabilization is not good in 4K@30fps And 1080p FHD recording. The video quality in the low night conditions is also Good with decent Sharpness and Decent Dynamic range.

Selfie camera :

Huawei P30 Smartphone features a 32MP normal selfie camera  80˚ field of view. it has a fixed aperture of F/2.0. Picture quality is good. Photos are good detailed and contain an Average dynamic range.

Front Selfie camera can record Video at 1080p @ 30fps which is A bit good and Can’t Compete with Huawei P30 with EIS On which is good. the picture is not wide Because of EIS Cropping the Footage.

there is an Aperture mode in Honor P30 Pro gives an Extra feature to user take Selfies in Different Aperture modes like F/0.95, F/1.4, F/2.8, F/16. here you can Adjust the Aperture for Different types of selfies.

Here Honor p30 takes an Edge in camera department than of other flagship devices from Chinese manufacturers in $600 to $650 Price range.

Colours :

Huawei p30

Huawei has implemented a Beautiful Gradient back from Outside Under the Glass. this Huawei P30 Has A Dual Gradient Finish which looks Good and interesting In Different Colour options.

IP53 Water & Dust Resistance

Huawei p30

Huawei has implemented IP53 Water and Dust Resistance with Huawei P30 Pro which gives the User an Extra power When Using In Wet Conditions. but it is not complete You can Damage the phone When You keep it for a Long time.

Wireless Charging

Huawei Did not provide Wireless Charging with Huawei P30. if you want to use Wireless charging You want to get a case which is made by Huawei. this case can support 10W Wireless Charging in Huawei P30 . It is a cool feature to see in the Flagship devices. this Wireless Charging Technology charges Phone Equal to Quick Charge 2.0 Wired Charging which is Good.

Pros:

Attractive Colour Options

Awesome Amoled Display With A Small Notch Cutout For Selfie Camera

Excellent Battery life

Fastest Under Display Fingerprint Sensor

Good Piece of Cameras and Worth for Money

5x Super Zoom Makes Sense While Using Zoom

Low Light performance of Camera Is Excellent

40W Superfast Charging is Excellent and charges the Phone in 60 Min

Cons:

No Prefect Water & Dust Resistance

No 4K 60fps Videop Recording

No Streo Speaker’s

No Water & Dust Resistance

Front Camera is Isnt Great

Huawei Nano Memory Card is irritaing when We Expand Storage.

VERDICT

Who can Get Huawei P30 SmartPhone:
if you want a True Flagship Phone with Bright AMOLED Full HD+ screen, with Kirin 980 processor and 40W Wired fast charging 5x Super Zoom Cameras, then you can go with Huawei P30 SmartPhone. If you want the Same Full-Screen Design Smartphone then

Oppo Reno Standard Edition

Google Pixel 3

Samsung Galaxy S10e

LG G8 ThinQ

Mi 9

Sony Xperia 1 can be your Alternatives to Huawei P30.

If you are using Huawei P30 then Share your experiences with us in the comment section below and Stay tuned to MobiRadar for more Reviews like this.

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