Samsung Galaxy A40 vs Honor 20

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Display

Display size

5.9 inches
6.3 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2340 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

437 ppi
412 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

85.73 %
84.41 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Quad camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
48 megapixels

Hardware Features

Phase detection autofocus
Laser and Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

5 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

Ultra-wide
Ultra-wide

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.1"

Third camera

 
2 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Depth information

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4

Fourth camera

 
2 megapixels

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 27 mm

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)

Features

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

Front

25 megapixels
32 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.68 x 2.72 x 0.31 inches (144.3 x 69.1 x 7.9 mm)
6.07 x 2.91 x 0.31 inches (154.25 x 73.97 x 7.87 mm)

Weight

4.94 oz (140 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
6.14 oz (174 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Biometrics

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

Features

 
Notification light

Colors

Black, Pink, Blue, White
Black, Blue

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
USB Type-C (reversible)

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Atmos
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
 

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885
HiSilicon Kirin 980

Processor

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

GPU

Mali-G71 MP2
Mali-G76 MP10

RAM

4 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
128 GB

Maximum User Storage

49.4 GB
 

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
 

OS

Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI
Android (9.0 Pie), Honor Magic UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device
Mass storage device, USB OTG

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
 

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 40, 41
Bands 38, 40, 41

UMTS

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

Data

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

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Battery

Capacity

3100 mAh
3750 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging
Fast charging

Talk time (3G)

18.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)
 

Internet use

3G: 9 hours; LTE: 11 hours; Wi-Fi: 11 hours
 

Music playback

62.00 hours
 

Video playback

14.00 hours
 

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Mar 08, 2019
 

FCC ID value: A3LSMA405FN link
 

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.51 W/kg
 

Body

0.46 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.02 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

0.61 W/kg
 
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