Honor 8X vs Samsung Galaxy A40

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Display

Display size

6.5 inches
5.9 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2340 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

396 ppi
437 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

84.36 %
85.73 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera

20 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

Phase detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 27 mm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Second camera

2 megapixels
5 megapixels

Hardware Features

Depth information
Ultra-wide

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
Hyperlapse, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

16 megapixels
25 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

6.31 x 3.02 x 0.31 inches (160.4 x 76.6 x 7.8 mm)
5.69 x 2.72 x 0.31 inches (144.4 x 69.2 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

6.17 oz (175 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
4.94 oz (140 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Black, Blue, Red
Black, Pink, Blue, White

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Dolby Atmos, Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

 
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

HiSilicon Kirin 710
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885

Processor

Octa-core, 2200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Mali-G51 MP4
Mali-G71 MP2

RAM

4 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

128 GB
64 GB

Available to use

 
49.4 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 400 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo), Emotion UI
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
USB Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device
Mass storage device

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Mobile Payment

 
Samsung Pay

Other

NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 3, 7, 8
Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20

LTE (TDD)

Bands 40, 41
Bands 38, 40, 41

UMTS

850, 900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data

LTE-A, HSPA, HSUPA
LTE-A Cat 12/13 (600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Battery

Capacity

3750 mAh
3100 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging

Yes
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Stand-by time

27.6 days (662 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

 
18.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

26.6 days (639 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)
 

Stand-by time (4G)

28.1 days (675 hours)
the average is 24 days (583 h)
 

Internet use

 
3G: 9 hours; LTE: 11 hours; Wi-Fi: 11 hours

Music playback

 
62.00 hours

Video playback

 
14.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Mar 08, 2019

 
FCC ID value: A3LSMA405FN link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.51 W/kg

Body

 
0.46 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.02 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
0.61 W/kg
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