iPhone XR VS Huawei P20 Pro – Under $700 With Big Screen Display

After the launch of iPhone XR, many will still consider other smartphones in the Android OS to the iPhone XR new phone. Well, the decision is not that bad since there are still classic phone’s out there to compete with the new iPhones.

The Huawei P20 Pro almost fall in the same price category with the iPhone XR, so in this post, we will be comparing both phone’s specifications and design to see which one worth the price after all.

iPhone XR
iPhone XR
Huawei P20 Pro
Huawei P20 Pro

iPhone XR VS Huawei P20 Pro – Design

The iPhone XR no doubt is a premium smartphone made of glass on the back and an Aluminium Alloy on the body. This is not just all, the phone sports a beautiful body design with Fewer bezels and it has a notch on the front which has been the latest trend in smartphone industries. It’s also water and dust resistant. It measures 70.9 mm x 143.6 mm x 7.7 mm in dimensions and weighs 194 gram overall.

The Huawei Honor P20 Pro is described as one of the best smartphone around with a beautiful body design that will blow your mind. The phone is thick, with a small notch on the front which houses the camera and other sensors. It’s also built with a corning gorilla glass with metal finishing off the sides that measure 73.9 mm x 155.0 mm x 7.8 mm. Despite the bigger screen in the Huawei P20 Pro, it still weighs 180 gram which is not that heavy to handle on a single hand.

Just like the iPhone XR, it doesn’t have a headphone jack. Instead, you will get a USB Type C in replacement, and you can also use wireless headphones as well. It also has water resistant rating of IP67 rating, meaning you can survive in fresh water up to one meter deep for 30 minutes. On the color options, the iPhone XR is available in Black, Blue, Red, Yellow, White, and Coral colors, while the Huawei P20 Pro is available in Blue, Black, and Violet colors.

iPhone XR VS Huawei P20 Pro – Display

On the display, both phones have the same screen size of 6.1 inches. However, the iPhone XR support IPS Capacitive touchscreen technology while the Huawei P20 Pro has OLED Capacitive touchscreen panel. The screen resolution of 2240 x 1080 Pixels on the Huawei P20 Pro will offer clear visuals than the 1792 x 828 Pixels on the iPhone XR. The iPhone XR pixel density of 324 PPI is not close to the 408 pixels per inch density on the Huawei P20 Pro.

You will also get a screen protection of Corning Gorilla glass, while Apple claims to equipped the iPhone XR with the best screen glass ever. All we know for now is that both phones will survive minor drops and they are both scratch resistant. The Huawei P20 Pro has a higher screen to body ratio, and on the overall display, it leads with a sharper screen than the iPhone XR.

iPhone XR VS Huawei Honor P20 Pro – Camera

The iPhone XR has a single rear camera of 12MP that comes with impressive features, and on the front, the handset has a single shooter of 7MP for selfies. The Huawei P20 Pro, on the other hand, is moving forward. The handset surprisingly comes with four camera set-up. It has a 40 Megapixel f/1.6 + 20 Megapixel f/2.4 + 8 Megapixel f/1.8. With this three cameras working together, they will take amazing photos even in a low light environment.

They will also shoot high video quality as well. On the front, it has a selfies camera of 24 Megapixels with f/2.0 Aperture, Autofocus, and Face Recognition features.
Though the iPhone XR got a good camera up there, still the Huawei P20 Pro will perform better in a shooting competition, so the point goes to the Huawei P20 Pro.

iPhone XR VS Huawei P20 Pro – Performance

The iPhone XR comes with the latest chipset of Apple A12 Bionic with a Hexa-core CPU and 6-cores. The chipset here is not just good for gaming, but it will also enhance the battery efficiency and the photos as well. It will make a good competitor with the Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 970 chipset.

The powerful chipset on the Huawei P20 Pro has 8-core running at a fast speed of octa-core 2.4 GHz. It has a 6GB of RAM which will runs any App smoothly, while the iPhone XR has 3GB of RAM. Both phones are available in 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB, while the Huawei P20 Pro memory can still be extended with micro SD card.

iPhone XR VS Huawei P20 Pro – Battery

The iPhone XR battery is not made official by Apple; rather they claim that the battery will last longer than the iPhone 8 and other Apple phones launched last year. As for the Huawei P20 Pro, it packs a massive battery capacity of 4000mAh which does not only support fast charging but also support wireless charging just like the iPhone XR. Both the iPhone XR and the Huawei P20 Pro battery will last up to 25 hours of talk time.

iPhone XR VS Huawei P20 Pro – Price

The iPhone XR price will start at $700, while the Huawei P20 Pro is currently selling at a price of $700 as well. The price varies depending on the storage model you want to buy.

Our Verdict

Both phones are well built, and they will offer a smooth performance. However, the Huawei P20 Pro is leading in most categories which makes it a better phone over the iPhone XR.
If you are looking for a smartphone to deliver a smooth performance, then the Huawei P20 Pro will make a better companion, but if you have not used Apple products before and your budget is under $700, the iPhone XR is the best bet. In all, the decision will base on between iOS and Android.

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