Huawei P40 Pro vs Huawei Mate 40 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy S20

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Display

Size:

6.6 inches
6.8 inches
6.2 inches

Resolution:

2640 x 1200 pixels, 441 PPI
2772 x 1334 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio, 455 PPI
3200 x 1440 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 566 PPI

Technology:

OLED
OLED
Dynamic AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

91.54 %
93.79 %
88.59 %

Features:

90Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
90Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
120Hz refresh rate (@1080p), HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

HiSilicon Kirin 990
HiSilicon Kirin 9000
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250

Processor:

Octa-core, 2860 MHz, ARM Cortex-A76 and ARM Cortex-A55, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 3130 MHz, Arm Cortex-A77 and Arm Cortex-A55, 64-bit, 5 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Mali-G76 MP16
Mali G78 MP24
Adreno 650

RAM:

8GB
8GB
12GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

128GB
256GB (UFS 3.1)
128GB (UFS 3.0)

Storage expansion:

Nano Memory (NM) up to 256 GB
Nano Memory (NM) up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (10), Emotion UI
Android (10)
Android (11, 10), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

4200 mAh
4400 mAh
4000 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Huawei SuperCharge, Qi wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging
Huawei SuperCharge, Qi wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 40.0W; Wireless: 27.0W
Wired: 66.0W; Wireless: 50.0W
Wired: 25.0W; Wireless: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Quad camera
Triple camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

50 MP (OIS, PDAF)
50 MP (OIS, Laser and PDAF)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 23 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.28"
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 23 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.28"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 1.8 μm

Second camera:

12 MP (Telephoto, OIS)
12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, Autofocus)
64 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 5x; Aperture size: F3.4; Focal Length: 125 mm
Optical zoom: 5x; Aperture size: F3.4; Focal Length: 125 mm
Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Third camera:

40 MP (Ultra-wide)
20 MP (Ultra-wide, PDAF)
12 MP (Ultra-wide, Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal Length: 18 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.54"
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal Length: 18 mm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Fourth camera:

ToF 3D depth sensing

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (960 fps)
7680x4320 (8K UHD) (24 fps), 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features:

Time-lapse video, EIS
HDR, Time-lapse video, EIS
OIS, HDR, EIS

Front:

32 MP (Dual-Camera, Autofocus, HDR)
13 MP (HDR, Slow-motion videos)
10 MP (PDAF, HDR)

Video capture:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

6.23 x 2.86 x 0.35 inches (158.2 x 72.6 x 8.95 mm)
6.41 x 2.97 x 0.36 inches (162.9 x 75.5 x 9.1 mm)
5.97 x 2.72 x 0.31 inches (151.7 x 69.1 x 7.9 mm)

Weight:

7.37 oz (209.0 g)
7.48 oz (212.0 g)
5.78 oz (163.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

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

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Deep Sea blue, Ice white, Black, Blush gold, Silver frost
Black, Mystic silver
Cloud blue, Cosmic grey, Cloud pink, Cosmic white

Cellular

5G:

n1, n3, n7, n28, n38, n41, n77, n78, n79
n1, n3, n5, n7, n8, n28, n38, n40, n41, n77, n78, n79, n80, n84, Sub-6
n1, n3, n5, n7, n8, n28, n40, n77, n78, SA, NSA, Sub-6

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), 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), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Shared with microSD
Shared with microSD

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

32-Bit DAC
32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos, aptX, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.1
5.2
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, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features:

Charging, Headphones port
Charging, Headphones port, OTG
Charging, Headphones port, OTG

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Dual-band positioning, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, QZSS, 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
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Other:

NFC, Infrared
NFC, Infrared
NFC, ANT+

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jan 24, 2020

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG981U link

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.07 W/kg

Body:

1.03 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.25 W/kg

Phablet:

3.99 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

€ 1200
$ 1000

User Manual:

This is the official Huawe​i P40 Pro User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.
This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy S20 User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

In The Box:

Charger, USB Type-C Cable, USB Type-C Earphones, Quick Start Guide, Eject Tool, Warranty Card
Charger, USB Type-C Cable, USB Type-C Earphones, Flexible Clear Case (depending on markets), Quick Start Guide, Eject Tool, Warranty Card (depending on markets)

Availability

Officially announced:

Mar 26, 2020
Oct 22, 2020
Feb 11, 2020

Scheduled release:

Nov 13, 2020
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