Huawei Mate 30 Pro vs. Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus challenge at their best features. Huawei Mate 30 and Huawei Mate 30 Pro came straight competitors to Samsung’s latest devices, the Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10 Plus. Being so much alike, the Mate 30 Pro and the Note 10 Plus, has a lot of differences too, ones that will matter if you want to but one over another.
The devices come with features like water and high dust resistance, both of them having a curved screen, an embodied metal frame, and a bold glass back. Huawei Mate Pro, however, displays a huge notch above the screen, while the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus comes with a punch-hole camera. Mate 30 Pro’s cameras are put in a round block at the top center, Note 10 Plus arranged its cameras on the left part, in an elliptical design.
Huawei’s glass back comes in Emerald Green, Space Silver, Cosmic Purple, and Classic Black. You can also get a bold option by choosing Orange and Forest Green. Samsung’s choices are a little bit limited. The device comes as an Aura Glow option, followed by Aura White, Aura Blue and Black.
Mate 30 Pro has a 6.53-inch curved OLED display, having HDR support, too. Note 10 has a 6.8-inch curved Dynamic AMOLED screen, much larger than Mate 30 Pro.
Succeeding to gain very much attention with its advanced camera, Huawei Mate 30 Pro has a 40MP ultra-wide f/1.8 lens, a 40MP wide-angle, 8MP F/2.4 telephoto lens, and a bold 3D depth-sensing lens. The camera has optical image stabilization, too. Mate 30 Pro also impresses with a great 7680fps in slow-mo, 4K time-lapse, 4K HDR+ and more.
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus also impresses with its four lenses, 12MP, even with an OIS, a 12MP F/2.1 telephoto lens with 2x optical zoom and OIS, a 16MP f/2.2 ultra-wide lens, and an incredible 3D depth sensor. It has HDR+ support, a Live Focus Video feature, and for videos, you get a 2160p at 60fps.
The devices offer an excellent feature for their front camera, Mate 30 Pro has a 32MP f/2.0 with a depth sensor. Meanwhile, Note 10 Plus has a 10MP f/2.2 option.
Specifications and Other Options
Huawei Mate 30 Pro has a Kirin 990 chipset, 8GB RAM and 256GB of storage, while Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus, a Snapdragon 855 chipset, with 12GB RAM and 256GB or 512GB of storage. The cons, however, go to Mate 30 Pro because of its Android 10 and no access to Google Play Store. Note 10 Plus runs on Android 9, and benefits from full access to Google Play Store. Both devices have an in-screen fingerprint scanner.
Huawei developers packed the device with a 40W wired charging and 27W wireless one, powered by a 4,500mAh battery. Samsung comes with a 4,300mAh with wireless charging, too, but slower, at 15W.
Prices and availability
For a Huawei Mate 30 Pro, you can spend €1099, also for a 30 Pro 5G, €1199. Samsung, however, comes for $1,099 for a 256GB version, and $1,199 for the 512GB one. Note 10 Plus starts at $1,099.