iPhone XS vs Huawei Mate 20.


Price and availability of the iPhone XS and the Huawei Mate 20.

The Huawei Mate 20 with 4 Gb of RAM and 128 Gb of storage space is available on the Fnac, RRCA from € 799, but also among the telephone operators (Orange, SFR and Bouygues).

This is much cheaper than the’iPhone XS (64 Gb) which is being sold at 1 155,28 € then his version of 256 Gb costs 1 327,68 € and the 512 Gb is 1 557,68 €.

Design of the iPhone XS and the Huawei Mate 20.

The most obvious difference between the two smartphones is the variety of colors offered. The iPhone XS has a version with Gold, Silver and space Grey. The Matte 20 is available in colors a little more dark and sober, Black (black), Blue (blue), and Midnight Blue.

In regards to the screen, the iPhone XS is almost identical to its older brother the iPhone X. It sports a OLED screen of 5.8-inch, nearly edge-to-edge, a notch instead of a Home button, which is used for features FaceID, Animoji and portrait mode.

Its casing is made of stainless steel and the back is glass to enable the wireless charging.

The screen of the Mate 20 able 6,53 inches. All in all, it is the greatest (chf 158.2 x 77,2 x 8.3 mm) and heavier (188 g) than the iPhone XS.

If you look at the back of the Mate 20, Huawei has placed three cameras together. Apple has installed two sensors on the back of his iPhone XS.

The Mate 20 also includes a fingerprint reader, in case you do not want to use the facial recognition.


If we compare their screens more closely, we see that the notch in the Mate 20 looks like a small drop, the latter hosts the front camera.

The iPhone XS also has a notch. It houses the sensors required for the FaceID, the creation of animoji and portrait mode.

The other key difference between the two smartphones is the quality of their screen. Where the iPhone XS has a OLED screen, Retina, screen of the Mate 20 is LCD. The OLED offers better saturation and reproduces beautifully the colors.

Devices photos.

The Mate 20 carries three cameras on the back and the iPhone XS “only” two.

The main unit of the Mate 20 is a 12 Megapixel f/1.8, it has a telephoto lens of 8 Mp f/2.4 with a 3x optical zoom, and a camera 16 Mp f/2.2 wide-angle with autofocus.

The iPhone XS, it has a dual camera wide angle 12 Mp, f/1.8, and a telephoto lens, 12 Mpx, f/2.4 with OIS and optical zoom to 2x.

We appreciate the fact that the Mate 20 is able to recognize approximately 1 500 scenes and that it has settings for editing photos and videos. For the improvement of shots, the iPhone XS, him, will appeal to the IA.

On Huawei as on iOS, the user can change the background of portraits and get beautiful pictures even in low light.

Features of the iPhone XS and the Huawei Mate 20.

What about the technical features of the iPhone XS and the Huawei Mate 20 ?


The Mate 20 includes a chip developed by its parent company Huawei, the Kirin 980 to 8 cores. This is the first chip engraved in 7nm which team a Android.

Apple also manufactures its own processor, on the XS it is the A12 Bionic. It is also of 7nm to 6 hearts.

Ram and storage.

The Matte 20 is available with 4 Gb RAM just like the iPhone XS, however the iOS has the advantage of being available in 3 versions with storage space different, 64 Gb, 256 Gb and 512 Gb. The Mate 20 offers only 128 Gb, but its memory is expandable up to 256 Gb.


If you choose the iPhone XS, you will get a battery of 2 658 mAh and opting for the Matt 20, you will have a power of 4 000 mAh.

In addition, Huawei offers a charger SuperCharge 22.5 W, which should allow you to have a load decent. Nevertheless, the iPhone XS is compatible with wireless charging.


We find the Mate 20 Huawei more interesting and more complete than the iPhone XS, even if the latter has a better seal, as it takes advantage of the technology of the FaceID, and the wireless charging.

The Mate 20 has characteristics that we like more, its screen is bigger, it has 3 sensors photos (a great angle), it is equipped with a Jack (more and more rare on new smartphones) and above all, it is cheaper than the iPhone XS.