Compare Huawei Honor V30 Pro 5G Vs Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5G


Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5G keeps Snapdragon 855 Plus SoC, 8/12 GB RAM, 128/256/512 GB storage, 6.39" Super AMOLED display, 4000 mAh battery, 48/12/16 MP triple rear camera, 20 MP front camera, and 519 $ price.


While Huawei Honor V30 Pro 5G keeps KIRIN 990 5G SoC, 8 GB RAM, 128/256 GB storage, 6.57" IPS display, 4100 mAh battery with 27W fast charging, 40/8/12 MP triple rear camera, 32/8 MP dual front camera, and 555 $ price.

Here’s an in-depth comparison between Huawei Honor V30 Pro 5G and Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5G.


Huawei Honor V30 Pro 5G

Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5G

Brand and Model 

Brand and Model 

Brand 

Brand 

  Huawei
  Xiaomi

Model 

Model 

  Honor V30 Pro
Mi 9 Pro 5G

Model Alias

Model Alias

Honor View 30 Pro
 Mi9 5G Pro
OXF-AN10
 Mi 9s 5G

 M1908F1XE

Honor V30 Pro Operating System (OS) 

Mi 9 Pro 5G Operating System

Android 9.0 Pie
MIUI 11 (Android 10)

User Interface (UI)

User Interface (UI) 

Magic UI 2.0

Honor V30 Pro System on  Chip (SOC)

Mi 9 Pro 5G System on  Chip (SOC)

SOC 

SOC 

Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 990 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus

Process Technology 

Process Technology 

 7 nm 
 7 nm 

CPU

CPU

2x 2.86 GHz ARM Cortex-A76
1x 2.96 GHz Kryo 485
2x 2.09 GHz ARM Cortex-A76
3x 2.42 GHz Kryo 485
4x 1.86 GHz ARM Cortex-A55
4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 485

CPU Bits 

CPU Bits 

 64 bits 
 64 bits 

Instruction Set  

Instruction Set  

 ARMv8-A
 ARMv8-A

CPU Frequency 

CPU Frequency 

 2860 MHz  
 2960 MHz  

CPU Cores 

CPU Cores 

  8
  8

GPU

GPU

ARM Mali-G76 MP16
Qualcomm Adreno 640

GPU Cores

GPU Cores 

 16

GPU Frequency

 GPU Frequency

 600 MHz
 675 MHz

Honor V30 Pro RAM Capacity 

Mi 9 Pro 5G RAM Capacity 

  8 GB
8 GB

 12 GB

RAM Type  

RAM Type  

 LPDDR4X
 LPDDR4X

RAM Channels  

RAM Channels  

 Double channel
 Double Channel

RAM Frequency  

RAM Frequency  

 2133 MHz
 2133 MHz

Other Features 

Other Features

GPU Turbo
 Vapour chamber cooling system
 Kirin Gaming+ 2.0

Honor V30 Pro Storage 

Mi 9 Pro 5G Storage

  128 GB 
128 GB 
256 GB 
  256 GB

 512 GB

UFS 3.0

Honor V30 Pro Memory Cards 

Mi 9 Pro 5G Memory Cards

 No Card
  No Card

Honor V30 Pro Display 

Mi 9 Pro 5G Display

Type / Technology 

Type / Technology 

IPS
  Super AMOLED

Diagonal Size 

Diagonal Size 

  6.57 in 
  6.39 in 
  166.88 mm 
  162.31 mm 
  16.69 cm 
  16.23 cm 

Width 

Width 

  2.7 in 
  2.68 in 
  68.48 mm 
  68.02 mm 
  6.85 cm 
  6.8 cm 

Height 

Height 

  5.99 in 
  5.8 in 
  152.18 mm 
  147.37 mm 
  15.22 cm 
  14.74 cm 

Aspect Ratio 

Aspect Ratio 

 2.222:1
 2.167:1 

Resolution 

Resolution 

1080 x 2400 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel Density 

Pixel Density 

  401 ppi 
  403 ppi 
  157 ppcm 
  158 ppcm 

Color Depth 

Color Depth 

  24 bits  
  24 bits  
  16777216 colors 
  16777216 colors 

Display Area 

Display Area 

  84.78 % 
  85.7 % 

Other Features 

Other Features 

 Capacitive 
 Capacitive 
 Multi-touch 
 Multi-touch 
 Scratch resistant
 Scratch resistant

Corning Gorilla Glass 6
2.5D curved glass screen
2.5D curved glass screen
Aluminosilicate glass
Always-On Display

 60000:1 contrast ratio
 96% NTSC
 103.8% NTSC

 430 cd/m square

Peak brightness- 600 cd/m square 

HDR10

 Display manufacturer- Samsung

 Olephobic coating

 VDE Low Blue Light Certification

 256-step eye protection

Honor V30 Pro Sensors 

Mi 9 Pro 5G Sensors

 Proximity

 Light

 Accelerometer
 Accelerometer
 Compass
 Compass
 Gyroscope
 Gyroscope
 Fingerprint 
 Fingerprint

 Gravity

Hall
Side-mounted fingerprint sensor 
 In-display fingerprint sensor

Step detector

 Step counter

Ultrasonic distance sensor 

 Under-screen light sensor

Honor V30 Pro Rear Camera 

Mi 9 Pro 5G Rear Camera

Sensor Model

Sensor Model

 Sony IMX600 Exmor RS
Sony IMX586 Exmor RS

Sensor type 

Sensor type 

 CMOS BSI
CMOS BSI

 ISO

 ISO

 50-204800
 100-3200

Aperture

Aperture

 f/1.8
 f/1.75

 Focal length

 Focal length

 5.58 mm
 4.75 mm

Flash Type

Flash Type

LED
Dual LED

 Image Resolution 

 Image Resolution 

7296 x 5472  pixels 
8000 x 6000 pixels 
 39.92 MP 
 48 MP 

Video resolution

Video resolution

 3840 x 2160 pixels
3840 x 2160 pixels
 8.29 MP
 8.29 MP

Video FPS

Video FPS

 30 fps
 60 fps

Features 

Features 

Autofocus 
Autofocus 
Continuous shooting 
Continuous shooting 
Digital zoom
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Optical zoom
 Optical zoom
Digital image stabilization
 Optical image stabilization

Geotagging 
Geotagging 
Panorama 
Panorama 
HDR 
HDR 
Touch focus 
Touch focus 
Face detection
Face detection
White balance setting 
White balance setting 
ISO setting 
ISO setting 
Exposure compensation 
Exposure compensation 
 Self-timer
Self-timer 
 Scene mode
Scene mode 

RAW
 RYYB sensor
 Macro mode
Sensor size- 1.1.7”
Sensor size – 1/2"
 Pixel size- 1.0 um
Pixel size- 1.6 um (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Phase detection
Phase detection
 Laser autofocus
Laser autofocus

 6-element lens
Contrast autofocus
Contrast autofocus

Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 27 mm

Angle of view- 79 degree
 1080p @ 960 fps
1080p @ 960 fps

720p @ 960 fps

Sapphire crystal glass lens cover 

Secondary rear camera- 12 MP (super wide-angle)

Secondary rear camera- 12 MP (telephoto)


Sensor model- Samsung S5K3M5 (#2)

Sensor type- ISOCELL (#2)

 Sensor size- 1/3.4” (#2)

6-element lens (#2)
 Aperture size- f/2.2 (#2)
 Aperture size- f/2.2 (#2)

Angle of view- 43.6 degree

Pixel size- 1.0 um (#2)

 Focal length (35 mm equivalent)- 51 mm (#2)

 AF

 Closed loop motor (#2)

Third rear camera- 8 MP (telephoto)

 Third rear camera- 16 MP (ultra-wide angle)


 Sensor size- 1/3” (#3)
Aperture size- f/2.4 (#3)
4 cm macro shooting distance (#3)

 Aperture size- f/2.2 (#3)
OIS (#3)
 Angle of view- 117 degree (#3)

Sensor model- Sony IMX481 Exmor RS (#3)

 Focal length (35 mm equivalent)- 17 mm (#3)
 3x optical zoom (#3)
6-element lens (#3)
 5x hybrid zoom
AF 

 Closed loop motor (#3)

Honor V30 Pro Front Camera

Mi 9 Pro 5G Front Camera

Sensor Type
Sensor Type 

CMOS BSI

 

Aperture
Aperture
 f/2
 f/2
 Focal Length
 Focal Length
 3.36 mm
 3.52 mm

Image Resolution 

Image Resolution 

 6528 x 4896 pixels 
 5184 x 3880 pixels 
  31.96 MP 
  20.11 MP 

Video Resolution

Video Resolution

 3840 x 2160 pixels
 1920 x 1080 pixels
 8.29 MP
 2.07 MP

Video FPS

Video FPS

 30 fps
 30 fps

Features 

Features 


 Pixel size- 0.8 um

 Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 18 mm

 Secondary front camera- 8 MP (ultra-wide-angle)

 

 Aperture- f/2.2 (#2)

Honor V30 Pro Audio 

Mi 9 Pro 5G Audio

Loudspeaker 
Loudspeaker 
Earpiece
Earpiece

Smart PA 

 Headphone adaptor

 True Wireless Stereo Plus

 1217SLS super linear speaker

 1.04cc box chamber

Honor V30 Pro Radio 

Mi 9 Pro 5G Radio

  No
  No

Honor V30 Pro Tracking /  Positioning 

Mi 9 Pro 5G Tracking /  Positioning

 A-GPS 
 GPS (L1+L5)
GLONASS (L1+L5)
 A-GPS 
BeiDou (B1)
GLONASS (L1)
GPS (L1+L5)
 BeiDou (B1)
 Galileo (E1 + E5a)
Galileo (E1+E5a)
 QZSS (L1 + L5)

Honor V30 Pro Wi-Fi 

Mi 9 Pro 5G Wi-Fi

 802.11a (IEEE 802.11a 1999)
 802.11a (IEEE 802.11a-1999)
 802.11b (IEEE 802.11b-1999)
 802.11b (IEEE 802.11b-1999)
 802.11g (IEEE 802.11g-2003)  
802.11g (IEEE 802.11g-2003)
 802.11n (IEEE 802.1n-2009)  
802.11n (IEEE 802.11n-2009) 
 802.11n 5GHz
 802.11n 5GHz
 802.11ac (IEEE 802.11ac)
 802.11ac (IEEE 802.11ac)
 Dual band
 Dual band
 Wi-Fi Hotspot 
 Wi-Fi Hotspot 
 Wi-Fi-Direct
 Wi-Fi-Direct
 Wi-Fi Display
 Wi-Fi Display
2x2 MiMO
2x2 MiMO
VHT160
 MU-MiMO

Honor V30 Pro Bluetooth 

Mi 9 Pro 5G Bluetooth

Version 

Version 

 5.1
 5.0

Features 

Features 

A2DP 
A2DP 
EDR

LE
LE

Honor V30 Pro USB 

Mi 9 Pro 5G USB

Connector Type  

Connector Type  

 USB Type-C
USB Type-C

Version 

Version 

  2.0
  2.0

Features 

Features 

Charging 
Charging 
Mass Storage 
Mass Storage 

Host
On-The-Go
On-The-Go

Honor V30 Pro Headphone Jack 

Mi 9 Pro 5G Headphone Jack

 No
No

Honor V30 Pro Connectivity 

Mi 9 Pro 5G Connectivity

 Computer sync 
 Computer sync 
 OTA sync 
 OTA sync 
 Tethering
Tethering
 VoLTE
 VoLTE
 NFC
 NFC
 ViLTE

 Infrared
Infrared

Honor V30 Pro Browser 

Mi 9 Pro 5G Browser

HTML 
HTML 
HTML5 
HTML5 
CSS 3 
CSS 3 

Honor V30 Pro Audio File Formats /  Codecs

Mi 9 Pro 5G Audio File Formats /  Codecs

AAC 
AAC 
AAC+ / aacPlus / HE-AAC v1
AAC+ / aaPlus / HE-AAC v1
AC3 / AC-3

AMR / AMR-NB / GSM-AMR 
AMR / AMR-NB / GSM-AMR 
AMR-WB
AMR-WB
aptX / apt-X
 aptX / apt-X
aptX HD / apt-X HD / aptX Lossless
 aptX HD / apt-X HD / aptX Lossless
eAAC+ / aacPlus v2 / HE-AAC v2
eAAC+ / aacPlus v2 / HE-AAC v2
FLAC 
FLAC 
M4A

MIDI 
MIDI 
MP3 
MP3 
OGG 
OGG 
WMA 
WMA 
WAV 
WAV 
 LDAC
 LDAC. M4V

Honor V30 Pro Video File Formats /  Codecs

Mi 9 Pro 5G Video File Formats /  Codecs

3GPP 
3GPP 


AVI 
AVI 
DivX
DivX
Flash Video

H.263
H.263
H.264 / MPEG-4 Part 10 / AVC video
H.264 / MPEG-4 Part 10 / AVC video
H.265 / MPEG-H Part 2 / HEVC
H.265 / MPEG-H Part 2 / HEVC
MKV
MKV
QuickTime

MP4
MP4
VP8
VC-1
VP9

WebM

WMV

Xvid
 Xvid

Honor V30 Pro Battery 

Mi 9 Pro 5G Battery

Capacity

Capacity

 4100 mAh
4000 mAh

Type 

Type 

 Li-Polymer
 Li-Polymer

Features 

Features 

 Non-removable 
 Non-removable 
Fast charging
 Fast charging
 Wireless charging
 Wireless charging
 Wireless charging (Qi compatible)- 27W

 

Additional Features


 Wireless charging- 30 W

 Reverse wireless charging- 10 W

 TUV Rheinland Safe Fast Charge System 3.0 certification

 Charger Output Power

Charger Output Power

 5 V / 2 A
5 V / 3 A
 9 V / 2 A
9 V / 3 A
 10 V / 4 A
 20 V / 1.35 A

 Quick Charge Technology

Quick Charge Technology

Honor Super Charge
Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+, Power Delivery charging

Honor V30 Pro Launch 

MI 9 Pro 5G Launch

Announced 

Announced 

 2018, Nov.
 2019, Sept.

Status 

Status 

Release Dec. 2019
Release Sept. 2019

Honor V30 Pro Price 

MI 9 Pro 5G Price

8 GB + 128 GB = 555 $
 8 GB + 128 GB = 519 $
 8 GB + 256 GB = 600 $
8 GB + 256 GB = 533 $ 

12 GB + 256 GB = 575 $

 12 GB + 512 GB = 603 $

Honor V30 Pro Design 

MI 9 Pro 5G Design

Colors 

Colors 

Galaxy Black
Titanium Silver Black
Ocean Blue
Dream White
Icelandic Frost

Sunrise Orange

Width 

Width 

  75.8 mm 
  74.64 mm 
  7.58 cm 
  7.46 cm 
  0.25 ft 
  0.24 ft 
  2.98 in 
  2.94 in 

Height 

Height 

 162.7 mm 
 157.21 mm 
 16.27 cm 
 15.72 cm 
  0.53 ft 
  0.52 ft 
  6.41 in 
  6.19 in 

Thickness 

Thickness 

  8.9 mm 
  8.54 mm 
  0.89 cm 
  0.85 cm 
  0.03 ft 
  0.03 ft 
  0.35 in 
  0.34 in 

Weight 

Weight 

  213 g
  196 g
   0.47 lbs
  0.43 lbs
  7.51 oz
  6.91 oz

Volume 

Volume 

  109.76 cm3
  100.21 cm3
  6.67 in3
  6.09 in3

Body Materials

Body Materials

Metal
Aluminium alloy
 Glass
Glass

Honor V30 Pro SIM Card 

MI 9 Pro 5G SIM Card

SIM Card Type  

SIM Card Type  

Nano-SIM (4FF-fourth form factor, since 2012, 12.30 x 8.80 x 0.67 mm) 
Nano-SIM (4FF-fourth form factor, since 2012, 12.30 x 8.80 x 0.67 mm)  

Number of SIM Cards 

Number of SIM Cards 

  2
  2

Features

Features

 Dual SIM stand-by
 Dual SIM stand-by

Honor V30 Pro Mobile Network Technology and Bandwidth 

MI 9 Pro 5G Mobile Network Technology and Bandwidth

 UMTS (384 kbit/s) 
 UMTS (384 kbit/s) 
 EDGE 
 EDGE 
 GPRS  
 GPRS  
 HSPA+ 
 HSPA+ 
LTE Cat 21
LTE
TD-SCDMA
 EV-DO Rev. A (1.8 Mbit/s, 3.1 Mbit/s)
TD-HSDPA
 TD-HSDPA
NSA
 NSA
SA

Honor V30 Pro Networks    

MI 9 Pro 5G Networks

GSM

GSM

GSM 850 MHz (B5)
GSM 850 MHz (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)

 CDMA

 

 CDMA 800 MHz (BC0)

W-CDMA

W-CDMA

W-CDMA 850 MHz (B5) 
W-CDMA 850 MHz (B5)
W-CDMA 850 MHz (65)

W-CDMA 900 MHz (B8)
W-CDMA 900 MHz (B8)
W-CDMA 900 MHz (19)

W-CDMA 1700 MHz (B4)  

W-CDMA 1700 MHz (B4)
W-CDMA 1900 MHz (B2) 
W-CDMA 1900 MHz (B2)
W-CDMA 2100 MHz (B1) 
W-CDMA 2100 MHz (B1)

LTE

LTE

LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B12)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B12)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B17)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B17)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B18)

LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B19)

LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B26)

LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B4)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B4)
LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
LTE-FDD 1900 MHz (B2)
LTE-FDD 1900 MHz (B2)
 LTE-FDD 2100 MHz (B1)
LTE-FDD 2100 MHz (B1)
LTE-FDD 2600 MHz (B7)
LTE-FDD 2600 MHz (B7)

LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)

LTE-TDD 2000 MHz (B34)

LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)

LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)

LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)

5G
5G NSA and SA bands- n79; n78; n41; n3; n1
5G NSA-n41

5G NSA- n78

5G NSA- n79

4x4 MiMO

HPUE

HO RxD

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