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All About The Huawei P40 Pro

author Luis Silva (Updated on: March 2021)

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What You Should Know About The P40 Pro





Considering their rivals:

- All of its rivals have AMOLED displays.

- 63% of its opponents have a refresh rate of 90hz or more.

- 89% of its competitors have an ALWAYS-ON display.

- 95% of its adversaries have the ability to play HDR content.

- 79% of its rivals have a Gorilla Glass 6 or newer protection.

- It has a lower number of Dots-Per-Inch (about 11% below) than the average (446 DPI vs. 503 DPI).

- Its picture quality score is 42% above the average (153 vs. 107.94).

- 63% of its adversaries have a telephoto lens.

- Zooming does stand out on this camera. The average lens millimeter is 96, while this has a 125mm lens.

- Fast charging is 20% faster than the average (40w vs. 33w).

- 89% of its oppositors have wireless charging.

- Wireless charging speed is 50% faster than the average (27w vs. 18w).

- 58% of its rivals have reverse wireless charging.

- If you value a lightweight smartphone, then this one is 10% heavier than the average (209g. vs. 189g./7.37oz. vs. 6.68oz).

- 95% of its adversaries have a full glass body.

- 95% of its contenders are water-resistant.

- 58% of its rivals have a MicroSD card slot.

- 63% of its opponents have Bluetooth 5.1.

- 5% of its competitors have Bluetooth 5.2.

- All of its rivals have NFC.

- 5% 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: $1399

    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 
    8T
    #1$649
    Mate 30 Pro
    #2$650
    P40
    #3$666
    Galaxy S20 EX
    #4$669
    P40 Pro
    #15$799
  • Global Score 
    Xperia 1 II
    #17.76
    Find X2 Pro
    #27.74
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #37.65
    Galaxy S21 U.
    #47.55
    P40 Pro
    #146.92
  • Performance 
    iPhone 12 Mini
    #19
    iPhone 12
    #28.8
    i.11 Pro Max
    #37.7
    Mi 10 Ultra
    #47.6
    P40 Pro
    #77.3
  • Display 
    Galaxy S20
    #19.8
    Galaxy S20 EX
    #29.8
    Galaxy S20 Plus
    #39.8
    Galaxy S20+ EX
    #49.8
    P40 Pro
    #138.7
  • Display Size 
    Galaxy S20 U.EX
    #16.9
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #26.8
    Galaxy S21 U.
    #36.8
    8 Pro
    #46.7
    P40 Pro
    #146.5
  • Dots Per Inch 
    Xperia 1
    #1642
    Xperia 1 II
    #2642
    Galaxy S20 EX
    #3565
    Galaxy S20
    #4565
    P40 Pro
    #18446
  • Cameras 
    Mi 10 Ultra
    #19.1
    P40 Pro
    #29
    Find X2 Pro
    #38.5
    Galaxy S20 U.EX
    #48.5
    Mate 30 Pro
    #58.4
  • Camera MP 
    Galaxy S20 U.EX
    #1108
    Galaxy S21 U.EX
    #2108
    P40
    #350
    P40 Pro
    #450
    8T
    #548
  • Zoom (mm) 
    Galaxy S21 U.
    #1240
    Find X2 Pro
    #2129
    P40 Pro
    #3125
    Mi 10 Ultra
    #4120
    Galaxy S20 U.EX
    #5103
  • Body 
    iPhone 12 Mini
    #19.9
    Pixel 5
    #29.1
    Galaxy S20
    #38.6
    Galaxy S20 EX
    #48.6
    P40 Pro
    #176.9
  • Screen-To-Body 
    Mate 30 Pro
    #193
    Galaxy S20 Plus
    #292
    Galaxy S20+ EX
    #392
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #492
    P40 Pro
    #690
  • Looks 
    Mate 30 Pro
    #110
    Galaxy S20 EX
    #210
    Galaxy S20
    #310
    Galaxy S20+ EX
    #410
    P40 Pro
    #710
  • Weight (g) 
    iPhone 12 Mini
    #1135
    Pixel 5
    #2151
    Galaxy S20 EX
    #3163
    Galaxy S20
    #4163
    P40 Pro
    #20209
  • Size (mm) 
    iPhone 12 Mini
    #1131
    iPhone X
    #2143
    Pixel 5
    #3144
    iPhone 12
    #4146
    P40 Pro
    #11158
  • Battery+Charg. 
    Mi 10 Ultra
    #19
    P40 Pro
    #27.8
    Mate 30 Pro
    #37.7
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #47.6
    8 Pro
    #57.5
  • Battery* 
    Galaxy S21 U.
    #185
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    #284
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #384
    8T
    #483
    P40 Pro
    #883
  • Batt.:Browsing* 
    Galaxy S21 U.
    #172
    iPhone 11
    #271
    P40 Pro
    #370
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    #470
    Mate 30 Pro
    #569
  • Battery:Video* 
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    #174
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #274
    Galaxy S21 U.
    #374
    Mate 30 Pro
    #473
    P40 Pro
    #872
  • Fast Charging. 
    8T
    #165
    Find X2 Pro
    #265
    Galaxy S20 U.EX
    #345
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #445
    P40 Pro
    #640
  • Wireless Charg. 
    Mi 10 Ultra
    #150
    8 Pro
    #230
    Mate 30 Pro
    #327
    P40 Pro
    #427
    Galaxy S20
    15
  • Storage 
    Xperia 1 II
    #110
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #210
    8 Pro
    #38.5
    Find X2 Pro
    #48.5
    P40 Pro
    #137.5
  • Int. Storage 
    8 Pro
    #1256
    Xperia 1 II
    #2256
    Find X2 Pro
    #3256
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #4256
    P40 Pro
    #14128
  • RAM (GB) 
    Galaxy S20
    #112
    Galaxy S20 EX
    #212
    Galaxy S20 Plus
    #312
    Galaxy S20+ EX
    #412
    P40 Pro
    #138
  • Connectivity 
    Xperia 1 II
    #110
    Galaxy Note 9
    #28.5
    8T
    #35.1
    P40
    #45.1
    P40 Pro
    #65.1


 Rivals 
  • Sony

    Sony Xperia 1 II
    Xperia 1 II
    $879   7.76

    Compare
  • Oppo

    Oppo Find X2 Pro
    Find X2 Pro
    $906   7.74

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus
    Galaxy Note 10+
    $949   7.65

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra
    Galaxy S21 U.
    $950   7.55

    Compare
  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 8 Pro
    8 Pro
    $729   7.52

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    $849   7.47

    Compare
  • Huawei

    Huawei Mate 30 Pro
    Mate 30 Pro
    $650   7.45

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus
    Galaxy S20 Plus
    $739   7.32

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S20
    Galaxy S20
    $669   7.26

    Compare
  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra
    Mi 10 Ultra
    $846   7.12

    Compare
  • Apple

    Apple iPhone 12 Mini
    iPhone 12 Mini
    $809   6.84

    Compare


  • Google

    Google Pixel 5
    Pixel 5
    $799   6.78

    Compare
  • Apple

    Apple iPhone 12
    iPhone 12
    $750   6.76

    Compare
  • Sony

    Sony Xperia 1
    Xperia 1
    $719   6.63

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy Note 9
    Galaxy Note 9
    $769   6.62

    Compare


  • Huawei

    Huawei P40
    P40
    $666   6.5

    Compare
  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 8T
    8T
    $649   6.48

    Compare
  • Apple

    Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max
    i.11 Pro Max
    $875   6.12

    Compare
  • Apple

    Apple iPhone 11
    iPhone 11
    $909   6

    Compare
  • Apple

    Apple iPhone XS Max
    iPhone XS Max
    $670   5.62

    Compare
  • Apple

    Apple iPhone X
    iPhone X
    $739   5.4

    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.

Disclaimer: We earn a small fee from qualifying purchases. It doesn't affect any item's price or eventual reviews .

*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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