OnePlus 6 vs. Huawei P20 Pro: Which One is Most Powerful?

OnePlus 6 vs. Huawei P20 Pro: Which One is Most Powerful?

OnePlus and Huawei both are known as leading and well-demanded smartphone brands made a success in Western markets over the last couple of years. The Huawei announced its giant-slayer in the form of Huawei P20 Pro in Australia last month, whereas OnePlus 6 in Australia is released on 16 May 2018.

[ctt template=”8″ link=”y3AYD” via=”no” ]Both devices are now fully revealed, but which one you should get your hands on? Here is Huawei P20 Pro up against OnePlus 6.[/ctt]

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OnePlus 6 vs. Huawei P20 Pro – Design

Huawei P20 Pro got a massive diversion from its predecessor launched in 2017. The phone is loaded with a metal back which is shiny, gorgeous and rainbow-like. No matter what colour you go for, you would be getting one of the best-looking smartphones of 2018.

The OnePlus 6 looks a lot like an iPhone X replacing an aluminum body of OnePlus 5T with a rear glass made with five layers of nano coating. The OnePlus 6 measures 155.7 x 75.4 x 7.75mm quite similar to Huawei P20 Pro that measures 155 x 73.9 x 7.8mm.

In short, OnePlus 6 and Huawei P20 Pro Design is similar to some extent as both houses glossy glass backs, notches on the front and waterproof up to IP67.

OnePlus 6 vs. Huawei P20 Pro – Display

The Huawei P20 Pro sports a larger AMOLED screen measuring 6.1-inches Full HD+ well-supported by 1080 x 2240 pixel resolution and 18.7:9 ratios.

The OnePlus 6 boasts Full HD+ display which is being supported by 2280 x 1080 pixels resolution. The phone has a 6.28-inches AMOLED biggest screen with a 19:9 aspect ratios. The display is a bit bigger as compared to Huawei P20 Pro.

You would not notice much difference in brightness, sharpness and viewing angles in both devices.

OnePlus 6 vs. Huawei P20 Pro – Camera

The Huawei’s camera is co-engineered with Leica thanks to some AI-powered smarts. There is triple camera – 40MP (f/1.8) +20MP (f/1.6) +8MP (f/2.4) w/ Leica Optics capable of producing gorgeous night mode shots and up to 5X hybrid zoom for sharp photos. The front side is taken care of a 24MP camera allows users to capture moments with their near and dear.

The OnePlus 6 houses a dual rear camera made up of a 20MP + 16MP sensor. OnePlus’ camera is an area where it really shines. Based on numerous reports, OnePlus has made the main sensor almost 19% large and added OIS and super-slow-motion video capabilities.

The front side of OnePlus 6 is well-loaded with a 16MP selfie camera for getting photos with your loved ones.

OnePlus 6 vs. Huawei P20 Pro – Price

As compared to OnePlus, Huawei smartphone prices are pocket-friendly thanks to Huawei’s low-cost policy. But when it comes to making a comparison between OnePlus 6 and Huawei P20 Pro, OnePlus has frequently whipped a march over Huawei.

The OnePlus 6 Price in Australia is AU$970 for its 256GB variant. And as for 64GB variant, OnePlus 6 costs AU$960 (available only in few countries).

Meanwhile, Huawei P20 Pro Price in Australia starts from AU$1099-1200 and is available from JB Hi-Fi, Harvey Norman, and Mobileciti.

OnePlus 6 vs. Huawei P20 Pro – Performance & Storage

Inside OnePlus 6, there is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 paired with an 8GB of RAM and up to 256GB of onboard memory. In a bunch of countries, OnePlus 6 is available in other variants – 64GB or 128GB, but these aren’t available in Midnight Black finish. None of OnePlus 6 models offer microSD card support.

The Huawei P20 Pro is powered by own in-house chipset instead of Qualcomm Snapdragon. You will see Kirin 970 processor coupled with either 4GB or 6GB RAM depends on which one you would go for. Both variants are equipped with 128GB of onboard memory that can be expanded further up to 256GB via microSD card.

Performance wise, both devices offer the users a lag-free experience when working on multiple tasks and playing graphics enriched games.

OnePlus 6 vs. Huawei P20 Pro – Battery

Here is where OnePlus 6 lacks. The OnePlus 6 is backed by a 3300mAh non-removable battery which isn’t quite capacious but keeps you online throughout a day under both casual and heavy usage in a single charge.

The Huawei P20 Pro wins with a 4000mAh built-in battery. However, we didn’t test it yet, but 4000mAh capacity battery absolutely provides sufficient power to keep you intact even up to two days.

The P20 Pro doesn’t support wireless charging, but despite the rear glass, OnePlus 6 doesn’t either, unfortunately.

OnePlus 6 vs. Huawei P20 Pro – Specifications


OnePlus 6

Huawei P20 Pro

Dimensions 155.7 x 75.4 x 7.8 mm 155 x 73.9 x 7.8 mm
Display Size 6.28-inch Optics AMOLED 6.1-inch AMOLED
Display Resolution 1080 x 2280 Pixels (402 PPI) 1080 x 2240 Pixels (408 PPI)
Display Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Corning Gorilla Glass
Operating System Android 8.1 Oreo Android 8.1 Oreo
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 HiSilicon Kirin 970
CPU Octa-core Octa-core
GPU Adreno 630 Mali-G72 MP12
ROM 64GB – 128GB/256GB 128GB
Rear Camera 16MP + 20MP 40MP + 20MP + 8MP
Front Camera 16MP 24MP
Camera Features Face Detection, Auto Focus, HDR, Panorama Phase Detection, OIS, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama
Connectivity Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/c Dual Band, Wi-Fi Direct Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct
Sensors Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass
Battery 3300mAh Non-Removable 4000mAh Non-Removable
Colours Midnight Black, Mirror Black and Silk White Twilight, Black, Midnight Blue, Pink Gold


As we have seen that both OnePlus 6 and Huawei P20 Pro have similarities. Conversely, OnePlus 6 houses Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, a notched display, Android Oreo, a glass back and fast charging indeed making it comparable to Huawei P20 Pro. As far as features are concerned, we feel that there is a bit difference in terms of camera. OnePlus 6 uses normal camera lens, while Huawei uses Leica camera that makes it stand out from the crowd.

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Staphanie Kyle is one of the youngest members managing gadget reviews and other high priority news and stories for TechenGuru. When she isn’t working, you can find her listening songs and watching documentaries and sports.
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