Huawei Mate 20 Pro vs Huawei Mate 40 Pro vs Apple iPhone 12 Pro

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Display

Size:

6.4 inches
6.8 inches
6.1 inches

Resolution:

3120 x 1440 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 538 PPI
2772 x 1334 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio, 455 PPI
2532 x 1170 pixels, 457 PPI

Technology:

AMOLED
OLED
OLED

Screen-to-body:

87.78 %
93.79 %
86.93 %

Peak brightness:

1200 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
90Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
60Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Ceramic Shield), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

HiSilicon Kirin 980
HiSilicon Kirin 9000
Apple A14 Bionic

Processor:

Octa-core, 2600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A76 and ARM Cortex-A55, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 3130 MHz, Arm Cortex-A77 and Arm Cortex-A55, 64-bit, 5 nm
Hexa-core, 64-bit, 5 nm

GPU:

Mali-G76 MP10
Mali G78 MP24
Yes

RAM:

6GB LPDDR4
8GB
6GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

128GB
256GB (UFS 3.1)
128GB (NVMe), not expandable

Storage expansion:

Nano Memory (NM) up to 256 GB
Nano Memory (NM) up to 256 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (10, 9.0 Pie), Huawei Emotion UI
Android (10)
iOS (14.x)

Battery

Capacity:

4200 mAh
4400 mAh
2815 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Battery life test results:

Charging:

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

Max charge speed:

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

Camera

Rear:

Triple camera
Triple camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

40 MP (Laser and PDAF, CMOS image sensor)
50 MP (OIS, Laser and PDAF)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 23 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.28"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm
Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 26 mm; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera:

8 MP (Telephoto, OIS, Laser and PDAF)
12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, Autofocus)
12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 3x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 80 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"
Optical zoom: 5x; Aperture size: F3.4; Focal Length: 125 mm
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.0; Focal Length: 52 mm

Third camera:

20 MP (Ultra-wide, Laser and PDAF, CMOS image sensor)
20 MP (Ultra-wide, PDAF)
12 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 16 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.7"
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal Length: 18 mm
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 13 mm

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (960 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Time-lapse video, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
HDR, Time-lapse video, EIS
OIS, HDR, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light

Front:

24 MP (HDR)
13 MP (HDR, Slow-motion videos)
12 MP (Time-of-Flight (ToF), EIS, HDR, Slow-motion videos)

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

6.21 x 2.85 x 0.34 inches (157.8 x 72.3 x 8.6 mm)
6.41 x 2.97 x 0.36 inches (162.9 x 75.5 x 9.1 mm)
5.78 x 2.82 x 0.29 inches (146.7 x 71.6 x 7.4 mm)

Weight:

6.67 oz (189.0 g)
7.48 oz (212.0 g)
6.66 oz (189.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5)
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Stainless steel

Materials & Colors:

Pacific blue, Gold, Silver, Graphite

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP68
Water, Splash, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

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

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, Emerald green, Twilight
Black, Mystic silver

Cellular

5G:

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

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)
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)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 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)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300)
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500)
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE-A Pro Cat 21 (1400/200 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA
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, UMTS

Dual SIM:

Shared with microSD
Shared with microSD
Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice:

Yes
Yes

VoLTE:

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD
32-Bit DAC
Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.2
5.0

Wi-Fi:

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

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Lightning

Features:

Mass storage device, OTG, Video out, Charging, Headphones port
Charging, Headphones port, OTG
Charging, Headphones port

HDMI:

Yes

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Dual-band positioning
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, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer, LiDAR scanner

Other:

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Infrared, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, Infrared
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Oct 17, 2018

FCC ID value:

QISLYA-LX9 link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.58 W/kg

Body:

0.81 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.53 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.77 W/kg

Phablet:

3.17 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

€ 1200
$ 1000

In The Box:

Type-C Headphones, 40W Charger, Type-C Cable, SIM Ejectr tool, Quick start guide, Protective case, Warranty card, Type-C to 3.5mm headphone adapter.
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)
USB‑C to Lightning Cable, Documentation

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 16, 2018
Oct 22, 2020
Oct 13, 2020

Scheduled release:

Nov 13, 2020
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