Huawei nova 5T vs Huawei P20 Pro compare

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Compare Huawei nova 5T and Huawei P20 Pro

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Huawei nova 5T

Huawei nova 5T

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Huawei P20 Pro

Huawei P20 Pro

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Huawei nova 5T vs Huawei P20 Pro

What is the difference between the Huawei nova 5T and Huawei P20 Pro? Which one is better? The answers to these questions and many more can be found here in this detailed comparison of the two phones. Discover the differences in specs between these two desirable devices, from screen size to battery life, in the table below. We have all the information you need to choose the best phone for you.


Common specs

Brand and model Huawei nova 5T Huawei P20 Pro
Rating (+2) (+0)
Release date 2019, August 2018, March
Dimensions (HxWxD) 154.3 x 74 x 7.8 mm | 6.07 x 6.07 x 2.91 in 155 x 73.9 x 7.8 mm | 6.1 x 6.1 x 2.91 in
Weight 174 g | 6.14 oz 180 g | 6.35 oz
Body Build Front/back glass, aluminum frame Front/back glass & aluminum frame
Colors Black, Crush Blue, Midsummer Purple Twilight, Black, Midnight Blue, Pink Gold
Battery 3750 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po
Approximate price 340 EUR 620 EUR


Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 6.26" inc 6.1" inc
Screen area 96.2 cm2 93.9 cm2
Screen format 19.5:9 (height:width) 18.7:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 84.2% 82.0%
Screen resolution 1080 x 2340 px 1080 x 2240 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 412 PPI 408 PPI

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main 48 MP, Quad 40 MP, Triple
Camera specs -48 MP, f/1.8, 28mm (wide), 1/2'', 0.8µm, PDAF
-16 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/3.1''
-2 MP, f/2.4, 27mm (wide), dedicated macro camera
-2 MP, f/2.4, depth sensor
-40 MP, f/1.8, 27mm (wide), 1/1.7'', OIS, PDAF/Laser AF
-20 MP B/W, f/1.6, 27mm (wide), 1/2.7'', OIS, PDAF/Laser AF
-8 MP, f/2.4, 80mm (telephoto), 1/4'', 3x optical zoom, OIS, PDAF/Laser AF
Functions LED flash, HDR, panorama Leica optics, LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps; gyro-EIS 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 1080p@30fps (gyro-EIS), 720p@960fps
DxOMark Main Score 109
DxOMark Photo 114
DxOMark Video 98
Front camera, selfie 32 MP, Single 24 MP, Single
Specifications 32 MP, f/2.0, 0.8µm 24 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide)
Functions HDR Leica optics
Video 1080p@30fps, gyro-EIS 1080p@30fps
DxOMark Selfie Score 72
DxOMark Photo 67
DxOMark Video 79


Operating system - OS Android 9.0 (Pie), EMUI 9.1 Android 8.1 (Oreo), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie); EMUI 9
Chipset - HiSilicon Kirin 980 (7 nm) - Hisilicon Kirin 970 (10 nm)
Processor CPU - Octa-core (2x2.6 GHz Cortex-A76 & 2x1.92 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55) - Octa-core (4x2.4 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)
Graphics processor GPU Mali-G76 MP10 Mali-G72 MP12
External memory No No
Internal memory 128GB 8GB RAM 256 GB, 8 GB RAM 128 GB, 6 GB RAM
Antutu 8 score 400958 262139
Antutu 7 score 376006 210882
GeekBench 5 Single Core 679 356
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core 2256 1467

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps
GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
NFC Yes Yes
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, aptX HD, LE 4.2, A2DP, LE, EDR, aptX HD

Music and Audio

Radio No No
Headphone jack No No
Others - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
-32-bit/192kHz audio
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
-Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Other features

Sensors - Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass - Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, color spectrum , Infrared port
Other extras
- Fast battery charging 22.5W (50% in 24 min)

- Fast battery charging 4.5V/5A (58% in 30 min)
- IP67 dust/water resistant (up to 1m for 30 mins)

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