Huawei has been creating a buzz in the worldwide smartphone markets by rolling out high-end specs in its devices which are sold at affordable costs. Huawei remains worlds largest telecom equipment maker & has smartphones which have peculiar features like battery life which lasts for a couple of days, curved glass design etc.
Before listing down the top 5 phones, I’d rather segregate them into 5 categories so that you have a clear view which phone you should choose for yourself from the wide range of phones provided by Huawei. Apart from that, there will be a special mention about the phone which has overall best performance in every aspect.
Table of Contents
- Best Budget Phone: Huawei Mate SE
- Best Camera Phone: Huawei P20 Pro
- Best “Value for Money” Phone: Huawei P20 Lite
- Best “High-end” Phone: Huawei Mate 10 Pro
- Lastly, the phone which has best “Overall Performance”: Honor View 10
Best Budget Phone: Huawei Mate SE
When you’re looking forward to buying a fully-loaded smartphone at a budget price, you simply can’t miss out on Huawei. Talking about Huawei Mate SE it has many modern features on it and sells within the price tag little less than $250.
Other features of Huawei Mate SE:
-5.93-inch nearly bezel-less edge-to-edge display,
-Resoultion: 1080 x 2160 pixels,
-Dual-lens Rear camera system: 16MP sensor, secondary 2MP lens, 8MP selfie camera,
– Processor: Kirin 659 Octa-Core with 2.36GHz/1.7 GHz speeds,
-64GB internal storage,
-3,340 mAh battery,
It looks like a solid phone to me with a classy build quality and decent aspect ratio, you surely get a ton of value for what you are spending on one hand whereas saving some on the other.
Best Camera Phone: Huawei P20 Pro
The new P20 phone is probably the most popular phone in 2018 & not to forget it is Huawei’s flagship device. Huawei seems to have put loads of effort & new age technology into the Huawei P20 Pro camera that we had to come to a conclusion that this phone by Huawei has the best camera. An amusing fact about the P20 Pro is that Huawei has included three lenses in the rear side camera system. One of those three is 360 degrees 40 MP main camera with an aperture of f/1.8, secondary camera is of 20 MP having an aperture of f/1.6 and lastly there exists 8MP telephoto lens for catering quality zooming in/out. We also get 24 MP selfie camera which really takes the best pictures with all details captured effectively in every snap. The phone comes with a price tag of $755.
Other features of Huawei P20 Pro:
-6.1-inch OLED display,
-Resolution: 1080 x 2240,
-Color variants: Sleek Black, Deep Midnight Blue and the Twilight Blue,
-Processor: Kirin 970 Octa-core 2.8 GHz/ 1.4 GHz,
-128GB of internal storage.
All in all the camera is so good that you might fall short of the 128GB storage.
Best “Value for Money” Phone: Huawei P20 Lite
The Huawei P20 Lite as the name suggests is the low-cost variant of the Huawei P20 Pro. Although P20 lite lacks few features when compared to the P20 Pro it still remains a phone which is value for money. Suppose you’re looking to spend on a mid-range phone along with saving few bucks, Huawei P20 Lite is the appropriate phone for you for merely $255.
Other features of Huawei P20 Lite:
-5.84-inch LCD display,
-Resolution: 1080 x 2280 pixels,
-Camera: Dual Camera Setup of 16MP+2MP, selfie-camera of 16MP,
-Video Recording: 1080p @30 fps,
-Processor: Kirin 659 Octa-core 2.36GHz/1.7 GHz,
– 4GB RAM,
-32GB internal storage,
-Color variants: Sleek Midnight Black, Soft Sakura Pink.
You can also check the in-depth review of Huawei P20 Lite to know more Huawei P20 Lite Notification LED which was in limelight for few weeks after the phone was released.
Best “High-end” Phone: Huawei Mate 10 Pro
Huawei Mate 10 Pro has a configuration which offers speed which is twice of LTE up to 1 Gbps, owing to which users don’t experience any lag while streaming video or playing graphics intensive games. Its high-end features include an IP67 waterproof rating and super-fast charging in about 20 minutes takes this phone ahead in the race in the price range of $500-$550.
Other features of Huawei Mate 10 Pro:
-6.00 inch display,
-Aspect ratio: 18:9,
-Camera: 20MP dual lens rear camera with a f/1.6 aperture,
-OIS, AI system in the camera,
-6GB of RAM,
-128GB of internal memory,
-4000 mAh battery.
With loads of features & appropriate for intensive usage, Huawei Mate 10 Pro remains the best Huawei phone in the Premium category.
Lastly, the phone which has best “Overall Performance”: Honor View 10
Honor View 10 had Neural Processing Unit, Fast charging, Intelligent Screen Recognition, Artificial Intelligence, Face Unlock etc features which made this phone a direct competitor to the OnePlus 5T. Infact, I believe it beats OnePlus 5T because of its unmatched Hardware configuration. The phone not only comes with advanced technology but also features a modern look for just $430.
Other features of Honor View 10:
-5.99-inch bezel-less Full View Display,
-Aspect Ratio: 18:9,
-Camera: 20MP + 16MP Dual-Lens AI Camera,
-128GB internal storage,
-3750 mAh battery.
These were the 5 best Huawei phones in 2018 but let’s see if the upcoming phones like Huawei Mate 20 Pro, Huawei Y7 Prime, Huawei Mate 20 Lite, Huawei Nova 2s etc could find a place in the above list.