Huawei P10 vs Samsung Galaxy A40

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Display

Display size

5.1 inches
5.9 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

432 ppi
437 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

71.17 %
85.73 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), 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

12 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Laser and Phase detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 28 mm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Second camera

20 megapixels
5 megapixels

Hardware Features

Black and White, Laser and Phase detection autofocus
Ultra-wide

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Flash

Dual LED
LED

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

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

Front

8 megapixels
25 megapixels

Features

Autofocus
 

Design

Dimensions

5.72 x 2.73 x 0.27 inches (145.3 x 69.3 x 6.98 mm)
5.68 x 2.72 x 0.31 inches (144.3 x 69.1 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

5.11 oz (145 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
4.94 oz (140 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

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

Colors

Black, Gold, Silver, Pink, Green, Blue, White
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
Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

 
FM

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

HiSilicon Kirin 960
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885

Processor

Octa-core, 2400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Mali-G71 MP8
Mali-G71 MP2

RAM

4 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
64 GB

Maximum User Storage

 
49.4 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat), Huawei 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; Multiple antennas, MIMO, Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

Huawei Pay
Samsung Pay

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 29
Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41
Bands 38, 40, 41

UMTS

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

Data

LTE-A, HSPA
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

3200 mAh
3100 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging

Yes
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Talk time (3G)

 
18.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)

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
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

Feb 15, 2017
Mar 08, 2019

FCC ID value: QISVTR-L29 link
FCC ID value: A3LSMA405FN link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.98 W/kg
0.51 W/kg

Body

0.07 W/kg
0.46 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

0.16 W/kg
1.02 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
0.61 W/kg
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