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Huawei P20 Pro vs Nokia Lumia 1020: The battle of megapixels

24 April 2018 5

The Huawei P20 Pro is a recently launched Android flagship which is receiving all the positive feedback for its camera performance. Its triple camera setup comprising of a 40-megapixel shooter which is further supported by superb AI capabilities result in pleasing camera samples. It is actually able to offer great results under different lighting conditions including low-light situations.

There is no doubt that Huawei's latest flagship camera is packed with a better sensor, more megapixel count, and vastly improved software processing but there is one phone which brought the 40-megapixel sensor to a mobile phone about five years ago. It is the Nokia Lumia 1020 which took everyone by surprise when it arrived on the scene.

73.9 x 155 x 7.8 mm
6.1 inches - 2244x1080 px
71.4 x 130.4 x 10.4 mm
4.5 inches - 1280x768 px
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Here is a quick overview of technical camera specifications for both devices:

Huawei P20 Pro Nokia Lumia 1020
Rear Camera 40-megapixel (RGB), 12-megapixel (monochrome), and 8-megapixel (telephoto) Leica 41-megapixel Carl Zeiss
Aperture f/1.8, f/1.6, and f/2.4 f/2.2
Front Camera 24-megapixel 1.2-megapixel
Aperture f/2.0 -

This is the reason we are back with another camera comparison featuring the Huawei P20 Pro and Nokia Lumia 1020. This will give us an idea of how far we have come and how things have changed for the mobile/smartphone photography. It is worth mentioning that the P20 Pro broke all records on the DxOMark camera test which means one should not be expecting a tough fight between the two devices.

To start off, the first thing that you will notice is that the P20 Pro is delivering a much better color reproduction. The dynamic range appears to be a lot better on the Huawei offering as compared to Nokia. This is not surprising considering that five years is actually a long time for any technology to evolve and get better at achieving its goals.

So what do you think of these camera samples? Share your thoughts with us and if you would like to see these shots in their original quality, click the source link below.

  • The Huawei P20 Pro isn't still available online. To be notified when it becomse available click here.
  • The Nokia Lumia 1020 isn't still available online. To be notified when it becomse available click here.

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