Huawei P9 lite vs Samsung Galaxy A40

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Display

Display size

5.2 inches
5.9 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

424 ppi
437 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

69.89 %
85.73 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Second camera

 
5 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Ultra-wide

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

Yes
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

Video calling
Hyperlapse, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

8 megapixels
25 megapixels

Features

Flash
 

Design

Dimensions

5.78 x 2.86 x 0.30 inches (146.8 x 72.6 x 7.5 mm)
5.68 x 2.72 x 0.31 inches (144.3 x 69.1 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

5.19 oz (147 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
4.94 oz (140 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Frame: Aluminum
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

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

Colors

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

HiSilicon Kirin 650
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885

Processor

Octa-core, 2000 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

3 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

16 GB
64 GB

Maximum User Storage

 
49.4 GB

Storage expansion

up to 128 GB
up to 512 GB

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow), Huawei Emotion UI
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3100 mAh

Charging

 
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Talk time (3G)

 
18.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1364 min)

Internet use

 
 

3G

 
9 hours

LTE

 
11 hours

Wi-Fi

 
11 hours

Music playback

 
62.00 hours

Video playback

 
14.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 3, 7, 8, 20
Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 40, 41

UMTS

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

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data

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

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.1
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 b, g, n
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

Yes
USB 2.0

Connector

microUSB
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device

Mobile Payment

 
Samsung Pay

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

 
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
FM

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Apr 26, 2016
Mar 08, 2019

FCC ID value: QISVNS-L21 link
FCC ID value: A3LSMA405FN link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.80 W/kg
0.51 W/kg

Body

1.18 W/kg
0.46 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.45 W/kg
1.02 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.02 W/kg
0.61 W/kg
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