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Honor V30 vs Honor V30 Pro: what’s the difference between Honor’s first 5G phones?

Honor V30 vs Honor V30 Pro: what’s the difference between Honor’s first 5G phones?

By  Sophia Windsor 2019-11-26 1106 0

Today, Huawei company officially released Honor V30 and Honor V30 Pro in Beijing, China. They are first 5G phones from Honor product lines. In addition to the dual-mode 5G network support, the Honor V30 and Honor V30 Pro also adopt the latest “Camera Matrix” photography algorithm and support 40W fast charging. Moreover, both the two phones run the latest EMIUI 10 based on Android 10 operating system. What are the differences between the two phones? Let’s show you in details.

Honor V30 vs Honor V30 Pro 

Honor V30 vs Honor V30 Pro: main specs comparison

 

Honor V30

Honor V30 Pro

Display

6.57-inch LCD punch hole screen with 2400 x 1080 pixels

6.57-inch LCD punch hole screen with 2400 x 1080 pixels

Processor

Huawei Kirin 990

Huawei Kirin 990 5G

GPU

Mali-G76

Mali-G76

Rear cameras

● 40MP main lens (f/1.8 aperture);

● 8MP telephoto lens (F/2.4 aperture);

● 8MP ultra wide-angle lens ((F/2.4 aperture);

Latest “Camera Matrix” photography algorithm

● 40MP main lens (f/1.6 aperture);

● 12MP film lens (f/2.2 aperture);

● 8MP telephoto lens (f/2.4 aperture);

Latest “Camera Matrix” photography algorithm

Front camera

32MP (f/2.0 aperture) + 8MP (f/2.2 aperture)

32MP (f/2.0 aperture) + 8MP (f/2.2 aperture)

Battery

4200mAh

4100mAh

Charging

Support 40W fast charging

Support 40W fast charging and 27W wireless fast charging; support 7.5W wireless reverse charging

Operating system

EMUI 10 based on Android 10

EMUI 10 based on Android 10

Memory

6GB + 128GB; 8GB + 128GB

8GB + 128GB; 8GB + 256GB

3.5mm headphone jack

No

No

Fingerprint sensor

Side-mounted integrated power key and fingerprint sensor

Side-mounted integrated power key and fingerprint sensor

Network

Support 4G and dual-mode SA/NSA 5G network

Support 4G and dual-mode SA/NSA 5G network

5G solution

Kirin 990 + Balong 5G modem

Kirin 990 5G chip

Size

162.7mm x 75.8mm x 8.9mm

162.7mm x 75.8mm x 8.8mm

Weight

213g

206g

Price

6+128GB: 3299 yuan (about $469)

8+128GB: 3699 yuan ($525)

8+128GB: 3899 yuan (about $554)

8+256GB: 4199 yuan (about $596)

 

Honor V30 vs Honor V30 Pro: highlights

● Huawei Kirin 990 chip

● Dual-mode SA/NSA 5G network support

● Support 40W fast charging and 27W wireless fast charging 

● Dual front cameras with the support of ultra wide-angle shooting and super night shooting 

● Running the latest EMUI 10 based on Android 10 operating system

Honor V30 vs Honor V30 Pro 

Differences between the Honor V30 and Honor V30 Pro

There are mainly 5 differences between the Honor V30 and Honor V30 Pro.  

1. Different 5G solutions

Both the Honor V30 and Honor V30 Pro support 4G and dual-mode SA/NSA 5G network, but they adopt different 5G solutions. The Honor V30 is equipped with the Kirin 990 chip with the integrated Balong 5G modem. However, the Honor V30 Pro is equipped with Kirin 990 5G chip. Compared to the Kirin 990 chip, the Kirin 990 5G chip offers better AI performance and lower power consumption.

Honor V30 Pro Kirin 990 5G chip 

2. Different cameras

Both the Honor V30 and Honor V30 Pro will produce high quality photos thanks to the latest “Camera Matrix” photography algorithm, which significantly boost the overall photography performance.  

The Honor V30 and Honor V30 Pro offer the same front camera setup with the dual camera combination of a 32MP and 8MP lens. However, their rear cameras are different.

Honor V30 and Honor V30 Pro cameras 

The Honor V30 offers triple rear cameras, which consist of a 40MP primary lens with f/1.8 aperture, an 8MP telephoto lens with F/2.4 aperture, and an 8MP ultra wide-angle lens with F/2.4 aperture.

Honor V30triple rear cameras  

While the Honor V30 Pro is paired with a 40MP primary lens with f/1.6 aperture, a 12MP film lens with f/2.2 aperture, and an 8MP telephoto lens with f/2.4 aperture. The addition of the film lens on the Honor V30 Pro will bring you film-level video recording qualities.

In addition, the Honor V30 Pro offers better low light shooting qualities than the Honor V30. 

3. Different battery capacity and charging

The Honor V30 is powered by a 4200mAh battery with the support of 40W fast charging and it doesn’t support wireless charging. While the Honor V30 Pro is equipped with a 4100mAh battery with the support of 40W fast charging and 27W wireless fast charging.

Honor V30 Pro 4100mAh battery capacity 

But why does the Honor V30 Pro offers less battery capacity? As the Honor V30 Pro is powered by the Kirin 990 5G chip, which is more power-efficient than the Kirin 990 chip.

4. Different weight

Although both the Honor V30 and Honor V30 Pro come with the same dimensions and screen size, their weight is different due to the different battery capacity. The Honor V30 weighs 213g, while the Honor V30 Pro weighs 206g.  

Honor V30 and Honor V30 Pro dimensions and screen size  

5. Different price

As the first 5G phones from the Honor brand, both the Honor V30 and Honor V30 Pro are offered at an affordable price.

The Honor V30 6GB + 128GB version costs 3299 yuan (about $469) and 8GB+128GB version costs 3699 yuan (about $525).

While the Honor V30 Pro 8GB + 128GB version is priced at 3899 yuan (about $554), and 8GB + 256GB version is priced at 4199 yuan (about $596).

Therefore, the high-end version Honor V30 Pro is about $29 higher than the Honor V30.

Honor V30 and Honor V30 Pro 

Honor V30 and Honor V30 Pro: sale date (availability)

The Honor V30 will start the pre-sale on November 26 and officially go on sale on December 5 in Huawei Mall and other online authorized e-commerce platform. The Honor V30 Pro will start the pre-sale from December 5 and officially go on sale on December 12 in China. Presently, the global sale date of the two smartphones is still unknown, but the good news is that the Honor V30 smartphones have been available now on Gearbest, so you can head to the Honor V30 page on Gearbest to check more details.     


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