Camera Comparison: Google Pixel 3 XL vs Huawei P30 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy S10+

We pit the three of the best smartphone cameras you can buy right now in 2019 against one another to see which can produce the best results.

The Numbers

Before we get to the comparison proper, here's a quick run-down of the spec sheets for the Google Pixel 3 XL, Samsung Galaxy S10+ and Huawei P30 Pro.

Google Pixel 3 XL

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Rear Camera

The Google Pixel 3 XL is equipped with a 12.2-megapixel (f/1.8) single-lens rear camera.

Front-Facing Camera

The Google Pixel 3 XL is equipped with a dual lens front-facing camera that combines an 8-megapixel (f/1.7) lens with an 8-megapixel (f/2.2) wide angle lens.

You can read our full review of the Google Pixel 3 XL here.

Samsung Galaxy S10+

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Rear Camera

The rear camera on the Samsung Galaxy S10+ features a 12-megapixel (f/2.4) telephoto lens, a 12-megapixel (f/1.5) wide angle lens and a 16-megapixel (f/2.2) ultra wide lens.

Front-Facing Camera

The Samsung Galaxy S10+ features a 10-megapixel (f/1.9) lens and a 8-megapixel (f/2.2) dual lens camera on the front.

You can read our full review of the Samsung Galaxy S10+ here.

Huawei P30 Pro

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Rear Camera

On the back, the Huawei P30 Pro boasts a 40-megapixel wide angle (f/1.6) lens, 20-megapixel ultra wide and macro lens (f/2.2) lens plus a 8-megapixel telephoto lens (f/3.4) and Time of Flight sensor.

Front-Facing Camera

The Huawei P30 Pro features a 32-megapixel (f/2.0) front-facing camera.

You can read our full review of the Huawei P30 Pro here.

The Pictures

Round One - Daylight

Google Pixel 3 XL

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Samsung Galaxy S10+

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Huawei P30 Pro

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Round Two - Bokeh

Google Pixel 3 XL

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Samsung Galaxy S10+

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Huawei P30 Pro

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Round Three - Low Light

Google Pixel 3 XL

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Samsung Galaxy S10+

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Huawei P30 Pro

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Round Four - Zoom

1x

Google Pixel 3 XL

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Samsung Galaxy S10+

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Huawei P30 Pro

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2x

Google Pixel 3 XL

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Samsung Galaxy S10+

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Huawei P30 Pro

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3x

Google Pixel 3 XL

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Samsung Galaxy S10+

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Huawei P30 Pro

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5x

Google Pixel 3 XL

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Samsung Galaxy S10+

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Huawei P30 Pro

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10x

Google Pixel 3 XL

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Samsung Galaxy S10+

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Huawei P30 Pro

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