Huawei P30 vs Samsung Galaxy A40

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Display

Size

6.1 inches
5.9 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
422 PPI
1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
437 PPI

Technology

AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

85.83 %
85.73 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

HiSilicon Kirin 980
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885

Processor

Octa-core, 2600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A76 and ARM Cortex-A55, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Mali-G76 MP10
Mali-G71 MP2

RAM

6GB
4GB

Internal storage

128GB
64GB

Storage expansion

Nano Memory (NM) up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

3650 mAh
3100 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Huawei SuperCharge
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Camera

Rear

Triple camera
Dual camera

Main camera

40 megapixels
 

Features

Laser and Phase-detection autofocus
Phase-detection autofocus

Second camera

8 megapixels
5 megapixels

Features

Telephoto, Optical image stabilization, Laser and Phase-detection autofocus
Ultra-wide

Third camera

16 megapixels
 

Features

Ultra-wide, Laser and Phase-detection autofocus
 

Video recording

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

Features

Time-lapse video, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Hyperlapse, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

32 megapixels
25 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
 

Design

Dimensions

5.87 x 2.81 x 0.30 inches (149.1 x 71.4 x 7.57 mm)
5.69 x 2.72 x 0.31 inches (144.4 x 69.2 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

5.82 oz (165 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)
4.94 oz (140 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Plastic

Resistance

Splash; IP 53
 

Biometrics

2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Breathing, Crystal aurora, Black
Black, Coral, Blue, White

Cellular

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

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA
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

VoLTE

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos, aptX-HD
Dolby Atmos, Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
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 3.1
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Charging, Mass storage device
Charging, Mass storage device

Sensors

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

22.5W Charger, Type-C Cable, 3.5 mm Headset, TPU Protective Case, Quick Start Guide, SIM Removal Tool, Warranty Card
 
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