Huawei P20 Lite vs Samsung Galaxy A40

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Display

Size

5.8 inches
5.9 inches

Resolution

2280 x 1080 pixels, 19:9 ratio,
432 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
437 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

80.55 %
85.73 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

HiSilicon Kirin 659
Exynos 7904

Processor

Octa-core, 2360 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 16 nm
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Mali-T830 MP2
Mali-G71 MP2

RAM

4GB LPDDR3
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64GB
64GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo), Huawei Emotion UI
Android (10, 9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3100 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging

Fast charging
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera

16 MP (PDAF)
16 MP (PDAF)

Specifications

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

Second camera

2 MP (Depth information)
5 MP (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) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

Time-lapse video, Video calling, Video sharing
Hyperlapse, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

16 MP
25 MP

Design

Dimensions

5.85 x 2.80 x 0.29 inches (148.6 x 71.2 x 7.4 mm)
5.69 x 2.72 x 0.31 inches (144.4 x 69.2 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

5.11 oz (145 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)
4.94 oz (140 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)

Materials

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

Biometrics

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

Colors

Black, Gold, Pink, Blue
Black, Coral, Blue, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 12/13 (600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

aptX-HD
Dolby Atmos, Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, OTG, Charging
Charging, Mass storage device

Sensors

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

Other

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

Shopping information

In The Box

Charger, USB cable, Headset, Quick Start Guide, Warranty card, Eject tool
 
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