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Huawei P40

Huawei P40
$829.00
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Brand: Huawei
Category: Phones
  • Display: 6.1-inch 1080 x 2340 OLED screen
  • Camera: 50MP + 8MP + 16MP Main/ 32 MP front
  • Storage: 128/256 GB
  • RAM: 6/8 GB
  • CPU: Octa-core 2.86 GHz HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G
  • OS: Android 10; EMUI 10.1

Our Rating

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9.7
  • Design, Built Quality 10 / 10
  • Display Quality 9 / 10
  • Camera Quality 10 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 10 / 10
  • OS and Usability 10 / 10
  • Battery Performance 9 / 10

The P40 Huawei’s new flagship range of smartphones under the P-series. The device comes as the direct successor of Huawei P30 of 2019, and as you would expect, lot of things has changed. Although, while the display remains 6.1-inch with 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution, there is a switch in the type of notch, to a new pill-notch, instead of the U-shape notch used in the predecessor.

Huawei P40 review

In the hardware department, the Huawei P40 is powered by HiSilicon Kirin 990 CPU. This is a 5G Chip, and makes use of a 7nm+ EUV processor, comprising of a dual-core 2.86 GHz Cortex-A76, dual-core 2.36 GHz Cortex-A76 and a quad-core 1.95 GHz Cortex-A55 CPUs, along with Mali-G76 MP16 GPU, 6/8GB of RAM and 128/256GB internal storage, expandable up to 256GB via Nano Memory (NM) slot.

Huawei P40 camera details

On the camera department, the P40 pack 3-lenses at the back. The main sensor is a 50-megapixel unit featuring f/1.9 aperture, OIS and omni-directional PDAF. The second sensor is an 8-megapixel lens with OIS, PDAF and 3X optical zoom, while the third lens is a 16-megapixel ultra-wide angle lens. On the front, there is just a single 32-megapixel selfie sensor, kept alongside an IR TOF 3D sensor for bio-metric FaceID only.

Huawei P40 Price

Whats more? The device comes with an in-screen fingerprint scanner, and available in Silver Frost, Blush Gold, Deep Sea Blue, Ice White and Black colors, with either a single or dual SIM card along with IP53 certification. Battery power comes from a 3800mAh battery with 22.5W fast charging. The phone runs on Android 10 based on EMUI v10.1 with Huawei Mobile Service (HMS). Other key specifications and silent features of the Huawei P40 are contained in the specs table below.

Huawei P40 - Full Specifications

NETWORK

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network Bands HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network Bands LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 6(900), 7(2600), 8(900), 9(1800), 12(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 26(850), 28(700), 32(1500), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
5G Network Bands 5G band 1(2100), 3(1800), 28(700), 38(2600), 41(2500), 77(3700), 78(3500), 79(4700); SA/NSA
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G (2+ Gbps DL)
GPRS GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) is a packet oriented mobile data service on the 2G and 3G cellular communication system's global system for mobile communications (GSM), Generally, GPRS is used for the purpose of wireless data transfer, such as sharing pictures and videos or browsing the Internet via a mobile phone connection. Yes
EDGE EDGE (Enhanced Data GSM Environment) is a wireless network technology generally considered the next step in the 2G network offers data transfer rates up to four times faster than ordinary GSM networks, Generally, EDGE is used for the purpose of wireless data transfer, such as sharing pictures and videos or browsing the Internet via a mobile phone connection. Yes
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LAUNCH

Also Known As Alternative names for gadgets, as called in other markets or countries Huawei P40 5G
Announced 2020, March
Status Available. Released 2020, March

BODY

Dimensions 148.9 x 71.1 x 8.5 mm
Weight 175 grams
Build Build refers to the built quality of the device Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 6), aluminum frame
SIM SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages. Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

DISPLAY

Display Type Display Technology => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor) OLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.1 inches, 91.3 cm2 (~86.3% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~422 ppi density)
Touch Screen Yes, up to 10 fingers
Display Protection Display Protection => Gorilla Glass is a special alkali-aluminosilicate glass shield with exceptional damage resistance that helps protect mobile displays from scratches, drops, and bumps of everyday use, It is always better to go for a smartphone with Gorilla Glass for that added protection and peace of mind. Corning Gorilla Glass 6
- DCI-P3
- HDR10
- 2.5D Curved Glass
- IP53

PLATFORM

Operating System OS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device. Android 10; EMUI 10.1
Chipset Chipset is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming. HiSilicon Kirin 990 (7 nm+ EUV)
CPU CPU (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone. Octa-core (2x2.86 GHz Cortex-A76 & 2x2.36 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4x1.95 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion. Mali-G76 MP16

MEMORY

RAM (Memory) RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices. 6/8 GB
Storage Capacity 128/256 GB
Card Slot Memory Card Slot is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras. Nano Memory (NM), up to 256GB (uses shared SIM slot)
Phonebook Practically Unlimited
Call Record Practically Unlimited

MAIN CAMERA

Camera Type Triple Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) 50 MP + 8 MP + 16 MP + Main Camera Sensors
Camera Features Autofocus
Continuous autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical zoom
Digital image stabilization
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Macro mode
Sensor size - 1/1.7"
Leica camera
Vario Summilux-H
Phase detection
Laser autofocus
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 27
mm
720p @ 960 fps
+ Second sensor: 8 MP, f/2.4, 80mm (telephoto), PDAF, OIS, 3x optical zoom
+ Third sensor: 16 MP, f/2.2, 17mm (ultrawide), AF
Video Resolution [email protected]/60fps, [email protected]/60/120fps, [email protected], gyro-EIS
LED Flash Flash Light => There is commonly two types of flash lights are used in camera mobile phones, LED Flash (LED flash offers lower power consumption with drive circuitry that takes up very little room, LEDs can be strobed faster than any other light source), Xenon Flash (xenon flash produces an extremely intense full-spectrum white light for a very short duration) Yes, LED flash (8 color channel multi-spectrum)
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SELFIE CAMERA

Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 32 MP front-facing camera
- IR TOF 3D, (biometrics sensor only)
Camera Features 3D face unlock
HDR+
Video Resolution [email protected]/60fps, [email protected]/60fps
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SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes
Speaker Location Chin, below display
Audio Jack Type No
Sound Enhancements Active Noise Cancelation with a dedicated mic
- 32-bit/384kHz audio

CONNECTIVITY

USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices. Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, aptX HD, LE
Wi-fi Wi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world. Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
GPS GPS The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky. Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS
FM Radio No

BATTERY

Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Po 3800 mAh battery
Fast Charging Yes, Fast battery charging 22.5W
Wireless Charging Wireless Charging (Inductive Charging) uses an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects. This is usually done with a charging station. Energy is sent through an inductive coupling to an electrical device, which can then use that energy to charge batteries or run the device. No
Talk Time Talk Time is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower. Up to 29 hours
Stand-by Up to 600 hours
Music Play Up to 32 hours
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OTHER FEATURES

Sensors Sensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device. Infrared face recognition, fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, color spectrum
Colors Silver Frost, Blush Gold, Deep Sea Blue, Ice White, Black
Java Support Java for Mobile Devices is a set of technologies that let developers deliver applications and services to all types of mobile handsets, ranging from price efficient feature-phones to the latest smartphones. Java is currently running on over 3 billion phones worldwide, and growing. It offers unrivaled potential for the distribution and monetization of mobile applications. No
Messages SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Games Yes, Downloadable from Google Play store
Additional Features - WMV/RV/MP4/3GP player
- MP3/WMA/WAV/RA/AAC/M4A player
- Document editor (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF)
- Push to talk
- Voice command/dial
- Organizer
Box Contents What is in the box, What is the box content, What accessories is in the box - Huawei P40 5G
- Fast Charging Brick
- USB Type-C cable
- Earpiece
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