Huawei P30 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy A40

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Display

Size

6.5 inches
5.9 inches

Resolution

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

Technology

AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

88.61 %
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

4200 mAh
3100 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Huawei SuperCharge, Qi wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Camera

Rear

Quad camera
Dual camera

Main camera

40 MP
 

Features

OIS, PDAF
PDAF

Second camera

8 MP
5 MP

Features

Telephoto, OIS, PDAF
Ultra-wide

Third camera

20 MP
 

Features

Ultra-wide, PDAF
 

Fourth camera

 
 

Features

ToF
 

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

32 MP
25 MP

Features

HDR
 

Design

Dimensions

6.22 x 2.89 x 0.33 inches (158 x 73.4 x 8.41 mm)
5.69 x 2.72 x 0.31 inches (144.4 x 69.2 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

6.77 oz (192 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (179 g)
4.94 oz (140 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Plastic

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

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

Colors

Amber sunrise, 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

No 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, Headphones port, Mass storage device
Charging, Mass storage device

Sensors

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

Other

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

Shopping information

In The Box

40W Charger, Type-C Cable, Type-C Earphones, TPU Protective Case, Quick Start Guide, SIM Removal Tool, Warranty card
 
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