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Apple iPhone 12 vs Huawei Mate 40 Pro

Compare phone and tablet specifications of up to three devices at once.

Display

Size:

6.1 inches
6.8 inches

Resolution:

2532 x 1170 pixels, 457 PPI
2772 x 1334 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio, 455 PPI

Technology:

OLED
OLED

Screen-to-body:

87.24 %
93.79 %

Peak brightness:

1200 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

60Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Ceramic Shield), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
90Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Apple A14 Bionic
HiSilicon Kirin 9000

Processor:

Hexa-core, 64-bit, 5 nm
Octa-core, 3130 MHz, Arm Cortex-A77 and Arm Cortex-A55, 64-bit, 5 nm

GPU:

Yes
Mali G78 MP24

RAM:

8GB

Internal storage:

64GB (NVMe), not expandable
256GB (UFS 3.1)

Storage expansion:

Nano Memory (NM) up to 256 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

iOS (14.x)
Android (10)

Battery

Capacity:

2815 mAh
4400 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Battery life test results:

Charging:

USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging, MagSafe wireless charging
Huawei SuperCharge, Qi wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wireless: 15.0W
Wired: 66.0W; Wireless: 50.0W

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF)
50 MP (OIS, Laser and PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 26 mm
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 23 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.28"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Second camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide, Sapphire crystal lens cover)
12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 13 mm
Optical zoom: 5x; Aperture size: F3.4; Focal Length: 125 mm

Third camera:

20 MP (Ultra-wide, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal Length: 18 mm

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (960 fps)

Features:

OIS, HDR, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording
HDR, Time-lapse video, EIS

Front:

12 MP (EIS, HDR, Slow-motion videos)
13 MP (HDR, Slow-motion videos)

Video capture:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

5.78 x 2.81 x 0.29 inches (146.7 x 71.5 x 7.4 mm)
6.41 x 2.97 x 0.36 inches (162.9 x 75.5 x 9.1 mm)

Weight:

5.78 oz (164.0 g)
7.48 oz (212.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

3D Face unlock
3D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint

Keys:

Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, White, Red, Green, Blue
Black, Mystic silver

Cellular

5G:

n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n20, n25, n28, n38, n40, n41, n66, n71, n77, n78, n79, n260, n261, Sub-6, mmWave
n1, n3, n5, n7, n8, n28, n38, n40, n41, n77, n78, n79, n80, n84, Sub-6

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
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+), 42(3500), 46, 48(3600)
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500)

UMTS:

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
800, 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Yes
Shared with microSD

SIM type:

Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Dolby Atmos
32-Bit DAC

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.2

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Lightning
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features:

Charging, Headphones port
Charging, Headphones port, OTG

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, QZSS, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, QZSS, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other:

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
NFC, Infrared

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4

Buyers information

Price:

$ 829
€ 1200

In The Box:

USB-C to Lightning Cable, Documentation
Charger, USB Type-C Cable, USB Type-C Earphones, Flexible Clear Case (depending on markets), Quick Start Guide, Eject Tool, Warranty Card (depending on markets)

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 13, 2020
Oct 22, 2020

Scheduled release:

Nov 13, 2020
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