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Huawei P40 Pro

Huawei P40 Pro
$1,029
Brand: Huawei
Category: Phones
  • Display 6.58-inch 1200 x 2640 OLED screen
  • Camera 50MP + 12MP + 40MP + 3D TOF Main/ 32 MP front
  • Storage 128/256/512 GB
  • RAM 8 GB
  • CPU Octa-core 2.86 GHz HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G
  • OS Android 10; EMUI 10.1

Our Rating

The review rating is based on accessment of the device by experts, and opinions of trusted YouTube reviewers.

9.7
  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 10 / 10
  • Camera Quality 10 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 10 / 10
  • Battery Performance 9 / 10

Overview

The Huawei P40 Pro is the higher variant of the P40. The major difference between the P40 and the P40 Pro is in display and camera abilities. The screen on the P40 Pro is pumped to 6.58-inch with 1200 x 2640 pixels resolution. There is a pill-notch to the top left corner of the device, and the display is same OLED panel with above 90% screen-to-body ratio.

In the hardware department, the Huawei P40 Pro is powered by same HiSilicon Kirin 990 with 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. There is a single 8GB RAM option, but storage starts from 128GB to a staggering 512GB internal memory, which can be further expanded via a Nano Memory (NM) slot.

As for the optics, the Huawei P40 Pro has four camera modules 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 Periscope 12-megapixel telephoto lens with OIS, PDAF and 5X optical zoom. The third sensor is a 40-megapixel ultra-wide angle lens with f/1.8 aperture. And finally, there is a fourth TOF 3D depth lens. At the front, there is same 32-megapixel selfie sensor, kept alongside an TOF 3D sensor for both depth sensing and bio-metrics scanning.

The battery that powers the P40 Pro is a 4200mAh unit, and it has support for 40W fast wired charging and 27W fast wireless charging. 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 IP68 certification. The device boot Android 10 based on EMUI v10.1 with Huawei Mobile Service (HMS). Other key specifications and silent features of the Huawei P40 Pro are contained in the specs table below.

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), 66(1700/2100)
5G Network Bands 5G band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 28(700), 38(2600), 41(2500), 66(1700), 77(3700), 78(3500), 79(4700); SA/NSA
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G (2+ Gbps DL)

LAUNCH

Also Known As -
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BODY

Dimensions 158.2 x 72.6 x 9 mm
Weight 209 grams
Build Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 6), aluminum frame
SIM Type Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

DISPLAY

Display Type OLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.58 inches, 105.2 cm2 (~91.6% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1200 x 2640 pixels (~441 ppi density)

PLATFORM

Operating System Android 10; EMUI 10.1
Chipset HiSilicon Kirin 990 (7 nm+ EUV)
CPU Octa-core (2x2.86 GHz Cortex-A76 & 2x2.36 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4x1.95 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPU Mali-G76 MP16

MEMORY

RAM + ROM 8 GB
Card Slot Nano Memory (NM), up to 256GB (uses shared SIM slot)

MAIN CAMERA

Camera Type Quadruple Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) 50MP + 12MP + 40MP + 3D TOF 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
+ Periscope 12 MP, f/3.4, 125mm (telephoto), PDAF, OIS, 5x optical zoom
+ 40 MP, f/1.8, 18mm (ultrawide), 1/1.54", PDAF
+ TOF 3D, (depth)
Video Resolution 2160p@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@960fps, gyro-EIS

SELFIE CAMERA

Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 32 MP front-facing camera
- IR TOF 3D, (Both depth and biometrics sensor only)
Camera Features 3D face unlock
HDR+
Video Resolution 2160p@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60fps

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes
Speaker Location Chin, below display
Audio Jack Type No

CONNECTIVITY

Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, aptX HD, LE
NFC
GPS Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS
FM Radio No

BATTERY

Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Po 4200 mAh battery
Wireless Charging Yes, Fast reverse wireless charging 27W
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 28 hours
Stand-by Up to 700 hours

OTHER FEATURES

Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Box Contents Charging Brick / USB cable

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