Our comparison today sees us pit two upper mid-range smartphones against each other in what promises to be an exciting battle. Both smartphones launched around the same time period and offer a number of distinct properties which we will look at closely.


This battle pitches the Galaxy Note 10+, which launched alongside the Note 10 in August of 2019, against the Mate 30, which launched in September of 2019.

Both smartphones offer a number of exciting specs which we will take a closer look at today. We will also consider those qualities that sets one apart from the other, eventually helping us select which is the better device for you.

So, enough talking already, let’s get right into business and see what both smartphones wield under their respective hoods.


Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus vs Huawei Mate 30 Comparison Table

Come with me and let’s take a much closer look beneath the surface, checking out what both devices really pack underneath.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus Huawei Mate 30
2G, 3G, 4G, 5G 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
6.80 inches, 3040 × 1440 pixels, 19:9 aspect ratio, IPS LCD display 6.62 inches, 2340 × 1080 pixels, 19:9 aspect ratio, OLED display
Android 9 Pie + One UI Android 10 + EMUI 10
Octa-core Exynos 9825, 2.73GHz Octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 990, 2.86GHz
10MP selfie camera 24MP selfie camera
12MP + 12MP + 16MP triple rear cameras with LED flash 40MP + 16MP + 8MP + Laser IMX607 quad rear cameras with LED flash
256/512GB internal storage + dedicated storage via microSD up to 1TB 128GB internal storage + dedicated storage via microSD up to 256GB
4,300mAh battery with 45W Fast Charge 4,200mAh battery with 40W Fast Charging
₦384,000 ₦370,100

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus vs Huawei Mate 30: Where the Note 10 Plus Has the Advantage

The Note 10+ bears a massive 6.8-inch LCD screen with a better display resolution, meaning that it provides brighter images with better picture clarity, making it a delight for users who enjoy catching their favourite movie series on their mobile devices.

It offers more onboard storage and external memory than the Mate 30, while also bringing 12GB of RAM to the party (unlike the Mate 30 which only offers 8GB). It has a chipset that offers 5G support, providing users with internet access at breakneck speeds.

Backing up this device is a 4,300mAh power cell with fast charging support.

Samsung Galaxy Note10 plus vs Huawei Mate 30

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus vs Huawei Mate 30: Where the Mate 30 Has the Advantage

The Mate 30 is a cheaper option with a faster operating chipset and a newer Android OS. It also offers 5G support and brings more cameras to the fore, as a quad-rear camera setup takes care of photography in this device.

Up front, it has a sensor with better looking numbers than the Note 10+. However, camera comparisons are not entirely a “numbers game” and these numbers may not do justice to this comparison.

Huawei Mate 30 rear camera

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus vs Huawei Mate 30: Who Prevails in This Mid-range Duel?

Both devices have their different strengths and weaknesses, but when it comes down to the important decision, which of these smartphones should you opt for and why?


The Note 10+ offers great specs at a rather steep price, but offers some enhanced features like more RAM, more ROM, more external memory and a better display to back it up.

The Mate 30, on the other hand, brings a number of advantages of its own to the table. It wields a faster chipset under the hood and is available at a cheaper price, while also bringing a newer Android version to the party.

This Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus vs Huawei Mate 30 match-up has only one clear winner in the Note 10+, as its more advanced specs see it take the day in this head-to-head.



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