Huawei P20 Pro VS Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S: Which is the Best Chinese Phone?. There’s no denying that in the smartphone market and technology at large, China are really becoming a big player. Innovation is intensive in that part of the world. Talking about smartphones, we have the famous Samsung and Apple brands whom have been dominating for quite a while.

But lately we’ve seen companies from China doing great to rival this big time players. Such companies include Huawei and Xiaomi. Xiaomi for example is one of the leading smartphone company in China. For this article, we would be looking at the latest 2018 flagships of Huawei and Xiaomi. The Huawei P20 Pro and Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S were released in the first quarter of 2018. Which of these flagships comes out on top, and can rival the likes of iPhone X and Samsung Galaxy S9.

Huawei P20 Pro VS Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S – The Design

Huawei P20 Pro VS Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S

Huawei P20 Pro VS Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S

Both phones have their distinguish premium design. On the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S is a ceramic back and front glass with metal frame. While on the Huawei P20 Pro is a glass front and back with metal frame. The ceramic back of Xiaomi distinguish it from a lot of other smartphones in the market right now. Huawei P20 Pro became the first smartphone to feature a tri rear camera. The tri rear camera with LED flash is aligned in a vertical position at top-left corner. While the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S features a dual rear camera with a dual-LED dual-tone flash. Which is also aligned in a vertical position at the top-left corner. The dual-LED dual-tone flash of the Mi Mix 2S is in between the dual rear camera.

The Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S is thicker at 8.1mm to the Huawei P20 Pro at 7.8mm. Huawei P20 Pro is lighter in weight than Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S. The P20 Pro weighs 180 grams while Mi Mix 2S weighs 191 grams. Huawei P20 Pro is resistant to water/dust with an IP67 rating. While the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S is not proven to be resistant to water. The Huawei P20 Pro comes in Twilight, Black, Midnight Blue and Pink Gold color variants. While the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S color variants is a simple Black and White.

Huawei P20 Pro VS Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S – The Display

The Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S features a tri bezel-less screen which measures at 5.99 inch. No bezel was found at the top screen. While at the bottom there’s little amount of bezel which houses the front camera. The display type is a IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels and 403 ppi density. Corning gorilla glass 4 protects the screen of Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S.

The Huawei P20 Pro features the trending display AMOLED capacitive touchscreen. The screen measures at 6.1 inch and features a display resolution of 1080 x 2240 pixels with 408 pixel per inch density. Huawei P20 Pro will offer brilliant and sharper colors than the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S due to the AMOLED screen. Which is said to be the best screen in the market right now. Huawei P20 Pro is also bezel-less and comes with a notch at the top just like the iPhone X. It also features a home button which houses the fingerprint sensor. While the fingerprint sensor of the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S is at the back.

Huawei P20 Pro VS Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S – The Camera

Huawei main focus on the Huawei P20 Pro is the camera department. Which is why it’s equipped with a tri rear camera. The primary 40MP f/1.8 aperture sensor, the secondary 20MP f/1.6 aperture and 8MP f/2.4 aperture sensor. The front camera features a resolution of 24MP f/2.0 aperture. It’s hard to see any smartphone that can match the camera quality of the Huawei P20 Pro.

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However, the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S still features good camera quality. With a dual; 12MP f/1.8 aperture and 12MP f/2.4 aperture with Sony IMX 363 sensor. And a 5MP f/2.0 front facing camera for snaps.

Huawei P20 Pro VS Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S – Hardware and Software

The Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S should perform tasks better than the Huawei P20 Pro. The Mi Mix 2S houses the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset with Octa-core processor which clocks at 2.8GHz. While Huawei P20 Pro features Huawei’s own Hisilicon Kirin 970 chipset. Also with Octa-core processor which clocks at a maximum 2.4GHz. The Huawei P20 Pro comes with a 6GB RAM and 128GB ROM.

The Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S offers three variants based on internal memory. The 8GB RAM with 256GB ROM, the 6GB RAM with 128GB ROM and the 6GB RAM with 64GB ROM. The Android 8.0 Oreo runs on Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S while 8.1 Oreo runs on Huawei P20 Pro.

Huawei P20 Pro VS Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S – The Battery

The Huawei P20 Pro offers higher battery life. The P20 Pro features a non-removable Li-Po 4,000 mAh battery. And the AMOLED screen consumes low energy. While the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S is being powered by a non-removable Li-lon 3,400 mAh battery. The Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S supports wireless charging while the Huawei P20 Pro doesn’t.

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Huawei P20 Pro VS Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S – The Price

According to Xiaomi, the Mi Mix 2S will be sold at an affordable price. It should start from around $530 (N185,500). While is being sold for about $1,150 (N402,500). The Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S offers better performance, wireless charging and affordability. While the Huawei P20 Pro offers great display, awesome camera, big battery and water resistant.

Huawei P20 Pro VS Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S Full Specs Comparison

Huawei P20 Pro Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S
Dimensions and Weight 155 x 73.9 x 7.8 mm. Weight: 180g 150.9 x 74.9 x 8.1 mm. Weight: 191g
Display 6.1 inch (82% screen-to-body ratio), 1080 x 2240 pixels with 408 ppi density and AMOLED capacitive touchscreen 5.99 inch (81.9% screen-to-body ratio), 1080 x 2160 pixels with 403 ppi density and IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Memory RAM: 6GB. ROM: 128GB RAM: 8GB. ROM: 256G OR RAM: 6GB. ROM: 64/128GB
Software Android 8.1 Oreo Android 8.0 Oreo
Hardware Hisilicon Kirin 970 chipset with Octa-core 2.4GHz processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset with Octa-core 2.8GHz processor
Camera 24MP f/2.0 aperture front camera + Tri: 40MP f/1.8 aperture, 20MP f/1.6 aperture and 8MP f/2.4 aperture rear camera with LED flash 5MP f/2.0 aperture front camera + Dual: 12MP f/1.8 aperture and 12MP f/2.4 aperture rear camera with dual-LED (dual-tone) flash
Connectivity 2G/3G/4G Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS 2G/3G/4G Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS
Battery Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery Non-removable Li-lon 3400 mAh battery
Additional Features Fingerprint (front-mounted), Fast battery charging 4.5V/5A (58% in 30 min) Fingerprint (rear-mounted), Fast battery charging 9V/2A (Quick Charge 3.0), Qi wireless charging

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