Huawei P40

Description

Huawei P40 is powered by Huawei's own Kirin 990 chip and a 3800mAh battery. At the front is presented a 6.1-inch OLED display with a 90HZ refresh rate, an in-screen fingerprint sensor, and a dual selfie camera. At the back is a triple-camera setup with an all-new 50-megapixel RYYB main sensor. The phone runs Android 10 (without Google’s apps and services out of the box) available across Europe for 799 euros (starting price for 6GB RAM/128GB storage variant).

Pros

  • 5G ready
  • High screen-to-body ratio (86.29 %)
  • Supports wireless charging

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Display

Size: 6.1 inches
Resolution: 2340 x 1080 pixels, 422 PPI
Technology: OLED
Screen-to-body: 86.29 %
Features: 90Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip: HiSilicon Kirin 990
Processor: Octa-core, 2860 MHz, ARM Cortex-A76 and ARM Cortex-A55, 64-bit, 7 nm
GPU: Mali-G76 MP16
RAM: 6GB
Internal storage: 128GB
Storage expansion: Nano Memory (NM) up to 256 GB
Device type: Smartphone
OS: Android (10), Emotion UI

Battery

Capacity: 3800 mAh
Type: Not user replaceable
Charging: Huawei SuperCharge, Qi wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging
Max charge speed: Wired: 22.5W

Camera

Rear: Triple camera
Main camera: 50 MP (OIS, PDAF)
Specifications: Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 23 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.28"
Second camera: 8 MP (Telephoto, OIS)
Specifications: Optical zoom: 3x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 80 mm
Third camera: 16 MP (Ultra-wide)
Specifications: Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 17 mm
Video recording: 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)
Features: Time-lapse video, EIS
Front: 32 MP (Dual-Camera, HDR)
Video capture: 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)
Dimensions: 5.86 x 2.80 x 0.33 inches (148.9 x 71.06 x 8.5 mm)
Weight: 6.17 oz (175.0 g)
Materials: Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Resistance: Splash, Dust; IP53
Biometrics: 2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint
Keys: Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Colors: Deep Sea blue, Ice white, Black, Blush gold, Silver frost

Cellular

5G: n1, n3, n28, n38, n41, n77, n78, n79
LTE (FDD): Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 9(1800), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 32(1500 L-band)
LTE (TDD): Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
UMTS: 800, 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
Data Speed: LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
Dual SIM: Shared with microSD
SIM type: Nano SIM
VoLTE: Yes

Multimedia

Headphones: No 3.5mm jack
Speakers: Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Screen mirroring: Wireless screen share

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth: 5.1
Wi-Fi: 802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
USB: Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Features: Charging, Headphones port
Location: GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Dual-band positioning, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)
Other: NFC

Buyers information

In The Box: Charger, USB Type-C Cable, USB Type-C Earphones, Quick Start Guide, Eject Tool, Warranty Card

Availability

Officially announced: Mar 26, 2020
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Alternative variants

Huawei P40

with 8GB RAM

Differences from the main variant:
RAM: 8GB

Huawei P40

with 256GB storage

Differences from the main variant:
RAM: 8GB
Internal storage: 256GB

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