Huawei P40 vs Apple iPhone XS - specs comparison - PhoneArena

Huawei P40 vs Apple iPhone XS

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Display

Size:

6.1 inches
5.8 inches

Resolution:

2340 x 1080 pixels, 422 PPI
2436 x 1125 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 459 PPI

Technology:

OLED
OLED

Refresh rate:

90Hz

Screen-to-body:

86.29 %
82.64 %

Peak brightness:

625 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

HDR support, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR support, Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

HiSilicon Kirin 990 (7 nm)
Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81 (7 nm)

Processor:

Octa-core, 2860 MHz, ARM Cortex-A76 and ARM Cortex-A55, 64-bit
Hexa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit

GPU:

Mali-G76 MP16
Apple 4-core GPU

RAM:

6GB
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

128GB
64GB, not expandable

Storage expansion:

Nano Memory (NM) up to 256 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (10), Emotion UI
iOS (15.x, 14.x, 13.x, 12.x)

Battery

Capacity:

3800 mAh
2659 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Huawei SuperCharge, Qi wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 22.5W
Wired: 15.0W; Wireless: 7.5W

Camera

Rear:

Triple camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

50 MP (OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 23 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.28"
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera:

8 MP (Telephoto, OIS)
12 MP (Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 3.0x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 80 mm
Optical zoom: 2.0x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera:

16 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 17 mm

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD)

Features:

Time-lapse video, EIS
OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording

Front:

32 MP (Dual-Camera, HDR)
7 MP (HDR)

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

5.86 x 2.80 x 0.33 inches (148.9 x 71.06 x 8.5 mm)
5.65 x 2.79 x 0.30 inches (143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7 mm)

Weight:

6.17 oz (175.0 g)
6.24 oz (177.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Glass; Frame: Stainless steel

Resistance:

Splash, Dust; IP53
Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint
3D Face unlock

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Deep Sea blue, Ice white, Black, Blush gold, Silver frost
Gold, Silver, Space gray

Cellular

5G:

n1, n3, n28, n38, n41, n77, n78, n79

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), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46

UMTS:

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 6(800), 8(900)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)

Data Speed:

LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM:

Shared with microSD
Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.1
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Lightning

Features:

Charging, Headphones port
Charging, Headphones port

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Dual-band positioning, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

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

Other:

NFC
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 12, 2018

FCC ID value:

BCG-E3218A

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.90 W/kg

Body:

0.99 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.53 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.99 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 999

In The Box:

Charger, USB Type-C Cable, USB Type-C Earphones, Quick Start Guide, Eject Tool, Warranty Card
EarPods with Lightning Connector, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation

Availability

Officially announced:

Mar 26, 2020
Sep 12, 2018
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