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All About The Huawei P40 Pro

author Luis Silva (Updated on: March 2022)

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What You Should Know About The P40 Pro





Considering their rivals:

- All of its rivals have AMOLED displays.

- 60% of its opponents have a refresh rate of 90hz or more.

- 84% of its competitors have an ALWAYS-ON display.

- 96% of its adversaries have the ability to play HDR content.

- 76% of its rivals have a Gorilla Glass 6 or newer protection.

- Its picture quality score is 60% above the average (153 vs. 95.38).

- 52% of its adversaries have a telephoto lens.

- Zooming does stand out on this camera. The average lens millimeter is 84, while this has a 125mm lens.

- Fast charging is 11% faster than the average (40w vs. 36w).

- 84% of its oppositors have wireless charging.

- Wireless charging speed is 26% faster than the average (27w vs. 21w).

- 64% of its rivals have reverse wireless charging.

- If you value a lightweight smartphone, then this one is 14% heavier than the average (209g. vs. 184g./7.37oz. vs. 6.49oz).

- 96% of its adversaries have a full glass body.

- 84% of its contenders are water-resistant.

- 52% of its rivals have a MicroSD card slot.

- 56% of its opponents have Bluetooth 5.1.

- 8% of its competitors have Bluetooth 5.2.

- All of its rivals have NFC.

- 8% of its adversaries have an headphone jack.



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 Specifications 
  • Pros 
    Performance
    AMOLED
    Always-On-Display
    Cameras
    Battery Life
    Fast Charging
    Wireless Charging
    MicroSD Slot


  • Cons 
    Weight
    3.5mm Jack
    Price
    Glass Protection






  • Price 

    Amazon: $0

    eBay: $955

    BestBuy: $0

    Walmart: $0

  • Performance 
    Year: 2020
    Updates: 2+ years
    Hisilicon Kirin 990
    Mali-G76 MP16
    Android 10
    Geekbench 5: 3197




  • Display 
    6.5" 1200x2640
    446 DPI
    No Glass Prot.
    AMOLED
    With Always-On
    90 hz
    Notch: Hole
    605 Nits




  • Cameras 
    3 Cameras

    With OIS
    With HDR
    1 LED flash
    2160p (4k)


    Dxo/Tek Score: 153

  • Main Camera 
    50 MP
    12 MP (2x zoom)
    f/1.9
    23mm
    Sensor size: 1/1.28
    Pixel size: 2.44

     
    Selfie 
    32 Mp f/2.2 26 mm
  • Other Cameras 
    12 Mp f/3.4 125mm
    5x Zoom

    40 Mp f/1.8 18mm
    Wide-Angle





  • Body 
    158x72x9 mm
    6.23x2.84x0.35 in
    209g. / 7.37oz.
    Full Glass
    90% STBR
    Looks: 10/10
    Fingerp.: Display
    IP68

  • Colors 
    Silver Frost
    Blush Gold
    Deep Sea Blue
    Ice White
    Black





  • Battery 
    4200mAh
    Charging: 40w
    Wireless: 27w
    Reverse: 27w
    1T+1W+1V*: 83%
    1T+3W+1V*: 70%
    1T+1W+3V*: 72%



  • Storage 
    RAM: 8GB
    Storage: 128GB
    Expandable

     
    Connectivity 
    4G/5G: 5G
    3.5mm jack: No
    Bluetooth: 5.1
    NFC: Yes

The P40 Pro and the P30 Pro share the same ability to do 50x hybrid zoom. It isn't an optical zoom, but (thanks to AI) it is much better than digital zoom.



 Top 5 
  •    Price 
    iPhone XS
    #1$649
    Xperia 5
    #2$649
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    #3$650
    P40
    #4$666
    P40 Pro
    #17$799
  • Global Score 
    iPhone 13 Mini
    #17.78
    Find X2 Pro
    #27.7
    iPhone 13
    #37.65
    8 Pro
    #47.49
    P40 Pro
    #196.89
  • Performance 
    iPhone 13 Mini
    #19.8
    iPhone 13
    #29.5
    iPhone 12
    #38.6
    Mi 11
    #47.6
    P40 Pro
    #107.2
  • Display 
    Mi 11
    #19.8
    9 Pro
    #29.8
    Galaxy S20 Plus
    #39.8
    Galaxy S20 SD
    #49.8
    P40 Pro
    #188.7
  • Display Size 
    Galaxy S20 U.EX
    #16.9
    Galaxy S20 U.EX
    #26.9
    Mi 11
    #36.8
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    #46.7
    P40 Pro
    #146.5
  • Dots Per Inch 
    Galaxy S20
    #1565
    Galaxy S20 EX
    #2565
    Galaxy S20 SD
    #3565
    Galaxy S10+ EX
    #4525
    P40 Pro
    #21446
  • Cameras 
    Mi 10 Ultra
    #19.1
    P40 Pro
    #29
    iPhone 13
    #38.7
    iPhone 13 Mini
    #48.7
    Find X2 Pro
    #58.5
  • Camera MP 
    Mi 11
    #1108
    Galaxy S20 U.EX
    #2108
    Galaxy S20 U.EX
    #3108
    P40
    #450
    P40 Pro
    #550
  • Zoom (mm) 
    Find X2 Pro
    #1129
    P30 Pro
    #2125
    P40 Pro
    #3125
    Mi 10 Ultra
    #4120
    Galaxy S20 U.EX
    #5103
  • Body 
    iPhone 13 Mini
    #19.7
    iPhone 12
    #28.6
    Galaxy S20
    #38.6
    Galaxy S20 EX
    #48.6
    P40 Pro
    #186.9
  • Screen-To-Body 
    Galaxy S20 Plus
    #192
    Galaxy S20+ SD
    #292
    Mi 11
    #391
    Galaxy S20 U.
    #491
    P40 Pro
    #790
  • Looks 
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    #110
    P30 Pro
    #210
    Galaxy S10 Plus
    #310
    Galaxy S10+ EX
    #410
    P40 Pro
    #1210
  • Weight (g) 
    iPhone 13 Mini
    #1141
    Galaxy S20 EX
    #2163
    Galaxy S20 SD
    #3163
    Galaxy S20
    #4163
    P40 Pro
    #23209
  • Size (mm) 
    iPhone 13 Mini
    #1131
    iPhone XS
    #2143
    iPhone 12
    #3146
    iPhone 13
    #4146
    P40 Pro
    #15158
  • Battery+Charg. 
    Mi 10 Ultra
    #19
    9 Pro
    #28.3
    Mi 11
    #37.9
    P40 Pro
    #47.8
    P30 Pro
    #57.6
  • Battery* 
    8
    #185
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    #284
    P30 Pro
    #384
    P40
    #483
    P40 Pro
    #783
  • Batt.:Browsing* 
    8
    #171
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    #270
    P30 Pro
    #370
    P40 Pro
    #470
    iPhone 13
    #570
  • Battery:Video* 
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    #174
    P30 Pro
    #274
    8
    #374
    i.11 Pro Max
    #473
    P40 Pro
    #772
  • Fast Charging. 
    8T
    #165
    9 Pro
    #265
    Find X2 Pro
    #365
    Mi 11
    #455
    P40 Pro
    #840
  • Wireless Charg. 
    Mi 11
    #150
    9 Pro
    #250
    Mi 10 Ultra
    #350
    8 Pro
    #430
    P40 Pro
    #527
  • Storage 
    8 Pro
    #18.5
    X60 Pro
    #28.5
    Find X2 Pro
    #38.5
    Xperia 5
    #47.5
    P40 Pro
    #147.5
  • Int. Storage 
    8 Pro
    #1256
    X60 Pro
    #2256
    Find X2 Pro
    #3256
    Xperia 5
    #4128
    P40 Pro
    #15128
  • RAM (GB) 
    Galaxy S20 Plus
    #112
    Galaxy S20 EX
    #212
    Galaxy S20
    #312
    Galaxy S20+ SD
    #412
    P40 Pro
    #178
  • Connectivity 
    Galaxy S10 Plus
    #18.5
    Galaxy S10+ EX
    #28.5
    P40
    #35.1
    8T
    #45.1
    P40 Pro
    #85.1


 Rivals 
  • Apple

    Apple iPhone 13 Mini
    iPhone 13 Mini
    $849   7.78

    Compare


  • Oppo

    Oppo Find X2 Pro
    Find X2 Pro
    $950   7.7

    Compare
  • Apple

    Apple iPhone 13
    iPhone 13
    $849   7.65

    Compare


  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 8 Pro
    8 Pro
    $799   7.49

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    $650   7.43

    Compare
  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 11
    Mi 11
    $698   7.41

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
    Galaxy S20 U.
    $955   7.35

    Compare
  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 9 Pro
    9 Pro
    $749   7.33

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus
    Galaxy S20 Plus
    $749   7.29

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S20
    Galaxy S20
    $799   7.24

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus
    Galaxy S10 Plus
    $689   7.19

    Compare
  • Vivo

    Vivo X60 Pro
    X60 Pro
    $900   7.18

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra
    Mi 10 Ultra
    $846   7.09

    Compare
  • Sony

    Sony Xperia 5
    Xperia 5
    $649   6.76

    Compare


  • Apple

    Apple iPhone 12
    iPhone 12
    $709   6.72

    Compare
  • Huawei

    Huawei P40
    P40
    $666   6.47

    Compare
  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 8T
    8T
    $675   6.45

    Compare
  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 8
    8
    $835   6.45

    Compare


  • Huawei

    Huawei P30 Pro
    P30 Pro
    $680   6.4

    Compare
  • Apple

    Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max
    i.11 Pro Max
    $749   6.08

    Compare
  • Apple

    Apple iPhone XS
    iPhone XS
    $649   5.61

    Compare


  • Apple

    Apple iPhone XS Max
    iPhone XS Max
    $679   5.6

    Compare

The top 5 list is based only on these rivals.

Some users did install the Google Play Store on recent Huawei phones, but please be aware that officially you won't get Google apps, and some essential apps may be missing too.

You can click on any rival to know more about it too.

These are the lowest prices found on any of these stores: Amazon.com, eBay.com, Best Buy, and Walmart.

Prices on eBay are in $US for reference but are Europe-based.

Prices marked with ! are from renewed/refurbished/carrier-locked phones (except eBay, that are from new devices, unless they are out of stock, then they can be from bids, and then from pre-owned devices).

We're only including devices that still receive security updates.

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*What's left of a full charge after 1 hour of talking, 1 (or 3) hour of web browsing, and 1 (or 3) hour of video playback.



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