Compare Apple iPhone 3GS vs Huawei P30: Price, Specs, Review

Difference between the Apple iPhone 3GS smartphone and the Huawei P30 mobile, with the technical details, but also the respective performances. The first phone is operating with the Cortex-A8 processor, which has 1 cores, 1 threads, an energy-efficient frequency of 0,6 GHz, a high-performance frequency of 0,6 GHz. The second is working with the HiSilicon Kirin 980 processor, with 8 cores, 8 threads, its initial frequency is 1,8 GHz, its maximum frequency is 2,6 GHz.


Smartphone Apple iPhone 3GS Huawei P30
Model version(s) A1325 Huawei ELE-L29
Release date Q2 2009 Q1 2019
Dimensions 4.55 x 2.44 x 0.48 in 5.87 X 2.81 X 0.37 in
Weight 4.76 oz 5.82 oz
Body Aluminum body Front & back glass,
aluminum frame
Screen size, colours 3.5 inches, 16M colors 6.1 inches, 16M colors
Screen type TFT OLED
Resolution 320 x 480 pixels 1080 x 2340 pixels
Screen ratio 3:2 19.5:9
Density 165 ppi 422 ppi
Operating system iOS 3 Android 9.0
Processor Cortex-A8 HiSilicon Kirin 980
Lithography 65 nm 7 nm FinFET
Cores 1 8
Threads 1 8
High-performance cores 1x Cortex-A8 @600 MHz 2x Cortex-A76 @2.6 GHz,
2x Cortex-A76 @1.92 GHz
Energy-efficient cores 4x Cortex-A55 @1.8 GHz
GPU PowerVR SGX535 Mali-G76 MP10
Memory 0.256 GB RAM 6 GB RAM
Storage 8 / 32 GB 128 GB
Memory card Up to 256 GB
Camera 3.15 MP, AF, f/2.8 40 MP, f/1.8, 27mm,
16 MP, f/2.2, 16mm,
8 MP, f/2.4, 80mm
Video 480p30 2160p30,
Front camera No 32 MP, f/2.0
Front video No 1080p30
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth 2.1, A2DP 5.0, A2DP, LE
USB 2.0 3.1, Type-C 1.0
Battery capacity 1,220 mAh 3,650 mAh
Battery type Non-removable Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Po
Versatile use autonomy ~ 8 hours
Head SAR value (US) 0.26 W/kg 0.53 W/kg
Body SAR value (US) 0.79 W/kg 0.54 W/kg
AnTuTu 305,530
Geekbench 4 single core 150 3,297
Geekbench 4 multi-core 150 9,773
Rating 3.4 / 5
Number of reviews 365
Price $45 $570
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We can thus compare easily the technical specifications between these two smartphones. The Huawei P30 smartphone has a bigger number of cores, the maximum frequency of the Huawei P30 is higher. The Huawei P30 was released after.

Note: prices may change with time. They are not updated in real time. Shipping costs have not been integrated in the overall cost of the mobile devices.

Performance comparison between the Apple iPhone 3GS phone and the Huawei P30. For this purpose, we are looking at the respective scores on AnTuTu and Geekbench 4.

Geekbench 4:

Processor Geekbench 4 – Multi-core & single core score – Android 64-bit & iOS 64-bit
Huawei P30  3,297
Apple iPhone 3GS  150

This graph shows us the difference in power between these two phones. For each value, it is an average based on 250 data generated in the benchmark platform.

On the single-core side, there is a difference of 2098%. In multi-core, the gap reaches 6415%.


Unfortunately, we can not yet display the comparison chart for the results on AnTuTu, because we lack data for at least one of these processors. Please, come back in a few days.