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Huawei Mate 20 Pro vs Huawei Mate 40 Pro

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

Display

Size:

6.4 inches
6.8 inches

Resolution:

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

Technology:

AMOLED
OLED

Screen-to-body:

87.78 %
93.79 %

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

Hardware

System chip:

HiSilicon Kirin 980
HiSilicon Kirin 9000

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

GPU:

Mali-G76 MP10
Mali G78 MP24

RAM:

6GB LPDDR4
8GB

Internal storage:

128GB
256GB (UFS 3.1)

Storage expansion:

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

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (10, 9.0 Pie), Huawei Emotion UI
Android (10)

Battery

Capacity:

4200 mAh
4400 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging:

Huawei SuperCharge, Qi wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging
Huawei SuperCharge, Qi wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 66.0W; Wireless: 50.0W

Camera

Rear:

Triple camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

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

Second camera:

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

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

Third camera:

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

Specifications:

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

Features:

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

Front:

24 MP (HDR)
13 MP (HDR, Slow-motion videos)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
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)

Weight:

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

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

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

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

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

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)

LTE (TDD):

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

UMTS:

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

Dual SIM:

Shared with microSD
Shared with microSD

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD
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, dual-band; 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

Features:

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

HDMI:

Yes

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Dual-band 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

Other:

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

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

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)

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 16, 2018
Oct 22, 2020

Scheduled release:

Nov 13, 2020
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