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VIVO NEX S vs Huawei P20 – Specs Comparison


Vivo recently launched its newest flagship smartphone, the Vivo NEX S alongside the Vivo NEX. The Vivo NEX and NEX S received a lot of hype for its unique camera setup. It sports a pop-up camera that would appear when launching the camera app.

The Huawei P20, on the other hand, is known for its amazing Leica cameras that works like a DSLR camera. The P20 series were launched on May but also received a lot of hype starting last year for its beast cameras.

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Vivo NEX S and Huawei P20 difference

Vivo NEX S pros over Huawei P20

  • Pop-up camera
  • Larger display – 6.59-inch
  • Bigger storage – 8GB of RAM + 128GB/256GB storage
  • Larger battery pack – Non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery

Huawei P20 pros over Vivo NEX S

  • A bit lighter than the Vivo NEX S – 149.1 x 70.8 x 7.7 mm, 165 g
  • Dual Leica cameras
  • Leica optics, 2x lossless zoom
  • 24 MP selfie camera

Vivo NEX S and Huawei P20 similarities

  • USB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
  • Cameras with phase detection autofocus,

The Vivo NEX S features a larger screen with 6.59″ Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 1080 x 2316 pixels. Meanwhile, the Huawei P20 sports a 5.8-inch IPS LCD display, with a resolution of 1080 x 2240 pixels and an aspect ratio of 18.7:9. Both smartphones feature a full-screen design although the Huawei P20 has the trendy notch that was popularized by Apple.

If you’re not a fan of this, you  can ditch this by ticking the hide notch option. On the other hand, the Vivo NEX S has a notch-less display and has a pop-up selfie camera.

Under the hod, the Vivo NEX S receives power from Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 along with Adreno 630, paired with 8GB of RAM + 128GB/256GB of internal storage. Meanwhile, the Huawei P20 is powered by its own Hisilicon Kirin 970 with Mali-G72 MP12, coupled with 128 GB of native storage and 4 GB RAM.

Going to its cameras, the Vivo NEX S comes with a dual rear camera setup of 12 MP + 5 MP sensors with 4-axis OIS, phase detection autofocus, and dual-LED dual-tone flash. Going to the P20, it has a dual camera setup of 12 MP + 20 MP Leica optics with 2x lossless zoom, phase detection and laser autofocus.

Both runs on Android 8.1 Oreo. The Huawei smartphone with a 3400 mAh battery pack, while the Vivo with 4000 mAh battery.

SPECS Vivo NEX S Huawei P20
Display 6.59″ IPS LCD display, 1080 x 2316 pixels, 86.0% screen-to-body ratio, 388 PPI 5.8 inches IPS LCD display, 1080 x 2240 pixels, 18.7:9 ratio
Dimensions 162 x 77 x 8 mm, 199g 149.1 x 70.8 x 7.7 mm, 165 g
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Hisilicon Kirin 970
GPU Adreno 630 Mali-G72 MP12
Memory 8GB of RAM + 128GB/256GB storage 128 GB, 4 GB RAM
Main Camera Dual: 12 MP (f/1.8, 1/2.5″, 1.4µm, Dual Pixel PDAF) + 5 MP (f/2.4), 4-axis OIS, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED dual-tone flash Dual: 12 MP (f/1.8, 27mm, 1/2.3″, 1.55µm, OIS) + 20 MP (f/1.6, 27mm), Leica optics, 2x lossless zoom, phase detection and laser autofocus, LED flash
Front camera 8 MP 24 MP
Connectivity Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, WiFi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 5.0, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot, BT 4.2, A2DP, LE, EDR, aptX HD, 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
OS Android 8.1 (Oreo) Android 8.1 (Oreo)
Battery Non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery Non-removable Li-Po 3400 mAh battery
Official Price (4G8GB + 128GB storage at CNY 4,498 (approx. PHP 37,232)
8GB + 256GB storage at CNY 4,998 (approx. PHP 41,371)B + 64GB storage)
Php 34,990

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