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Details

Display

Display Size
6.1 inches
Pixels per inch (PPI)
408 ppi

Camera

Rear camera megapixels
40MP + 20MP + 8MP
Rear camera aperture size
f/1.8 + f/1.6 + f/2.4
Video recording
4K
Front camera megapixels
24MP
Front camera aperture size
f/2.0

Physical Dimensions

Dimensions
155mm x 73.9mm x 7.8mm
Weight
180g

Connectivity

NFC
Yes
Wi-Fi
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Network category speed
Category 18

Power, storage and battery

Processor
Kirin 970
RAM
6GB
Operating system
Android 8
Internal storage
128GB
Battery capacity
4,000mAh

Device features

Headphone jack
No
Fingerprint sensor
Yes
Water resistance rating
IP67
Wireless charging
No
Launch price (RRP)$1,099
Launch date2018-05
Huawei P20 Pro

The good

  • Amazing camera
  • Good app performance
  • Water resistance
  • Did we mention the camera?

The bad

  • No wireless charging
  • No headphone jack
  • No storage expansion
  • EMUI is still a garish mess

Huawei's P-series phones have always been its "style" play, where the Mate phones occupy the more serious space. As the flagship phone for Huawei for 2018, at least until the Mate 10 Pro's successor arrives, the Huawei P20 Pro has some serious competition in front of it.

Design

  • Twilight design really stands out.
  • Lacks microSD card slot and headphone jack.

Camera

  • Triple camera gives immense photographic possibilities.
  • Great low-light performance.

Performance

  • NPU doesn't make an apparent difference to app performance.
  • EMUI's styling won't appeal to all.

Battery life

  • 4,000 mAh battery depletes faster than you might think.
  • Wireless charging is also MIA.

Verdict

  • That amazing camera is the reason you'd buy the P20 Pro.
  • Good price for a premium handset, but still plenty of room for improvement.

Pricing and availability

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-52%
  • $18/mth for the first 6 months for new customers, then $38/mth. T&Cs apply. Ends 01.10.2021, 12pm AEST
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
100GB
Data
$0.18 per GB
$18
per month
100GB
Data

$0.18 per GB
-52%
$18
per month
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-50%
  • 50% off the first 3 months, then $35/mth. For use in Aus. New customers only. T&Cs apply. Ends 07 October 2021
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
Unlimited data
Speeds limited to 20Mbps
$17.50
per month
Unlimited data
Speeds limited to 20Mbps

-50%
$17.50
per month
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  • $10 for the 1st renewal. T&Cs apply. Ends 30 September 2021
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
30GB
Data
$1 per GB
$30
per 28 days expiry
30GB
Data

$1.00 per GB
$30
per 28 days expiry
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  • $9.80/mth for the first 12 months, then $15.80/mth. T&Cs apply.
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
6GB
Data
$1.63 per GB
$9.80
per month
6GB
Data

$1.63 per GB
$9.80
per month
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-71%
  • 40GB for $8/mth for the first 6 months for new customers, then 20GB for $28/mth. T&Cs apply. Ends 01.10.2021, 12pm AEST
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
40GB
Data
$0.2 per GB
$8
per month
40GB
Data

$0.20 per GB
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$8
per month
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-50%
  • $15/mth for the first 6 months, then $29.99/mth. T&Cs apply.
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
40GB
Data
$0.38 per GB
$15
per month
40GB
Data

$0.38 per GB
-50%
$15
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Huawei P20 Pro specs

Display

Display Size
6.1 inches
Pixels per inch (PPI)
408 ppi

Camera

Rear camera megapixels
40MP + 20MP + 8MP
Rear camera aperture size
f/1.8 + f/1.6 + f/2.4
Video recording
4K
Front camera megapixels
24MP
Front camera aperture size
f/2.0

Physical Dimensions

Dimensions
155mm x 73.9mm x 7.8mm
Weight
180g

Connectivity

NFC
Yes
Wi-Fi
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Network category speed
Category 18

Power, storage and battery

Processor
Kirin 970
RAM
6GB
Operating system
Android 8
Internal storage
128GB
Battery capacity
4,000mAh

Device features

Headphone jack
No
Fingerprint sensor
Yes
Water resistance rating
IP67
Wireless charging
No

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