Samsung Galaxy A40 vs Huawei nova 5T

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Display

Size

5.9 inches
6.3 inches

Resolution

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

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

85.73 %
84.41 %

Features

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

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

4GB
6GB

Internal storage

64GB
128GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
 

OS

Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI
Android (10, 9.0 Pie), Huawei Emotion UI

Battery

Capacity

3100 mAh
3750 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging
Huawei SuperCharge

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Quad camera

Main camera

 
 

Features

PDAF
PDAF

Second camera

5 MP
16 MP

Features

Ultra-wide
Ultra-wide

Third camera

 
2 MP

Features

 
Macro

Fourth camera

 
2 MP

Features

 
Depth information

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, EIS

Front

25 MP
32 MP

Features

 
EIS, HDR

Design

Dimensions

5.69 x 2.72 x 0.31 inches (144.4 x 69.2 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 6.3 oz (179 g)
6.14 oz (174 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Glass; Frame: Glass

Biometrics

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

Colors

Black, Coral, Blue, White
Midsummer purple, Black, Crush blue

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1800, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

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

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Features

Dolby Atmos, Album art cover, Background playback
32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD

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 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Charging, Mass storage device
Charging, Headphones port, OTG

Sensors

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

Other

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

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Charger, Type-C cable, TPU protective case, Quick Start Guide, Eject tool, Warranty card, Type-C to 3.5 mm headphone jack adapter
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