Huawei Honor 30 Pro+ with 50 MP Quad Rear Camera, & Kirin 990 5G chipset

Huawei Honor 30 Pro+ has received accolades as a new 5G Android, which has been designed to support both standalone and non-standalone 5G networks. We will review the specs, features, and price of this device below.

Huawei Honor 30 Pro+ Design

The design of the device is bar style. Further, its dimension is 160.32 x 73.61 x 8.63 mm, while the weight is 186 grams. That suggests that the device is slim and compact. It is waterproofed and has received IP54 certification.

Honor 30 Pro+ Display

The display size of the device is 6.57 inches of FHD+ OLED waterfall display with a 90Hz refresh rate. Furthermore, the resolution is 1080 x 2340 pixels.

Honor 30 Pro+ Processor

This device is powered by Kirin 990 5G chipset. It works with CPU speed 2.86, which signifies the speed of operation is good. Also, there is ARM Mali G76 MP16 GPU.

Storage Features

Here is where the device splits into two variants. One is 8 GB RAM paired with 256 GB ROM, while the other is 12 GB RAM paired with 256 GB ROM. There is no card slot for this device.

Battery Capacity

Powering the smartphone is a non-removable 4000 mAh battery that has 27W wireless charging support. Nevertheless, it also has 40W fast charging technology, which means there are multiple ways of quickly bringing the battery to a full charge. This battery can provide adequate backup for the phone.

Software Features & Sensors

It is clear that the latest Android v10 powers the device. It operates on Magic 3.1.1 user interface. On the other hand, sensors inside the device include accelerometer, light, fingerprint, gyro, compass, and more.

Speaker & Call Quality

The sound quality of the phone is excellent as the device arrived with a stereo speaker. This makes all sounds emanating from the device to be robust and rich enough. Adjusting the volume to the desired levels makes it possible to enjoy the smartphone. One thing though, the 3.5mm audio jack is missing.

Camera, Video, & Image Quality

This phone proudly presents five cameras. There are three cameras at the rear, while two are at the front. So, it goes this way – at the rear 50 MP + 16 MP, and 8 MP. Especially noteworthy is the primary camera, which has a Sony IMX700 sensor. Features of these cameras include digital zoom, auto flash, autofocus, slow motion, hybrid zoom, etc. The front is home to 32 MP f/2.0 aperture and 8 MP f/2.4 aperture. Both image and video productions are superb.

The photo score for this device is up to 136, while the video score is 104, and these are the industry leaders in 2020, as the smartphone surpassed the camera quality of Huawei Mate 30 Pro 5G and Oppo Find X2 Pro. By so doing, many are commenting about the smartphone and referring to it as Huawei’s latest camera phone.

Pricing

The price of the device is $707 for the 8 GB + 256 GB, while the 12 GB +256 GB is priced at roughly $777.98.

The Verdict

This is another fine addition to the rest of the 5G smartphones out there. With high screen resolution and excellent camera features, this phone can do work wonders. The features missing here in the device don’t in any way, diminish its glory.

Honor 30 Pro+ Full Specifications

Model Name Huawei Honor 30 Pro+
Announced 2020, April 10
Market Availability Available

Network

Network Type GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE / 5G
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900)
5G Network 5G SA 600 MHz
Network Speed HSPA, LTE-A / 5G
Network GPRS Yes
Network EDGE Yes
SIM Type Micro-SIM

Body

Body Build Glass front, Plastic back
Body Dimensions 156.3 x 73.5 x 8.2 mm
Body Weight 150 grams
Protection n/a
Body Colors Blue and Black

Display

Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Display Size 6.09 inches
Display Resolution 720 x 1560 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio
Display Multitouch Yes
Display Pixel Density 282 ppi density
Display Screen Protection Yes Corning Gorilla

Camera

Primary Camera 13 MP
Secondary Camera 8 MP
Video 1080p@30
Camera Features LED flash, panorama, HDR
Camera Flash Yes

Platform

Operating System Android
OS Version 9.0 (Pie)
User Interface EMUI 9

Hardware

Chipset Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm)
CPU Octa-core (4×2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)
Graphics processor (GPU) PowerVR GE8320
System Internal Memory 3 RAM
Internal Storage 64 GB
Storage Card Slot Yes
Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity

Connectivity

Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Hotspot Yes
Bluetooth Yes, 4.2, A2DP
USB Type Type – C
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
NFC Yes

Battery

Battery Type Li-Po Battery
Battery Capacity 3020 mAh battery
Battery Placement Non-removable
Fast Charging No
Wireless Charging No
Battery Standby
Battery Talk Time
Battery Music Play Time

Media

Audio Playback Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Video Playback Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Video Out n/a
FM Radio n/a
Alert Types Vibration, MP3, WAV ringtones
Ring Tones MP3, WAV
Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack Yes

Other Features

Messaging SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email
Browser HTML5
Java n/a