Phone Comparison - Huawei Mate 20 vs Samsung Galaxy A40

Huawei Mate 20
huawei mate 20
Samsung Galaxy A40
samsung galaxy a40
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general General Info

Manufacturer Huawei Samsung
Announced October 2018 March 2019
Status Available - November 2018 Coming Soon - April 2019
Colors Midnight Blue, Twilight, Black Black, White, Blue, Coral
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 158.2 x 77.2 x 8.3 mm
(6.23 x 3.04 x 0.33 in)
144.3 x 69.1 x 7.9 mm
(5.68 x 2.72 x 0.31 in)
Weight 188 g (6.63 oz) -
SIM Type Single SIM (Nano-SIM), Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Single SIM (Nano-SIM), Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network 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) LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Messaging
Build Features - Fingerprint Sensor
- IP53 dust and splash protection
- Fingerprint Sensor

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android 9.0 (Pie) Android 9.0 (Pie)
User Interface EMUI 9 -
Processor Octa-core (2x2.6 GHz Cortex-A76 & 2x1.92 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55), HiSilicon Kirin 980 (7 nm) [Similar] Octa-core (2x1.8 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53), Exynos 7885 Octa (14 nm) [Similar]
GPU Mali-G76 MP10 [Similar] Mali-G71 [Similar]
RAM 4/6 GB [Browse Similar] 4 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 128 GB 64 GB
External Memory NM (Nano Memory), up to 256GB (uses SIM 2) microSD, up to 512 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass (unspecified Version) Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 6.53 inches [Similar] 5.9 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 2244 pixels (381 ppi) 1080 x 2280 pixels (428 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 88.19% 86.97%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio FM radio FM radio
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 12 MP + 16 MP + 8 MP [Similar] 16 MP + 5 MP [Similar]
Flash Dual-LED Dual-tone Flash LED Flash
Features 12 MP, f/1.8, 27mm (wide), 1/2.3"
16 MP, f/2.2, 17mm (ultrawide)
8 MP, f/2.4, 52mm (telephoto)
Leica Optics, Panorama, HDR
16 MP, f/2.0, PDAF
5 MP, f/2.2, 12mm, (ultrawide)
Panorama, HDR
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 1080p@30fps (gyro-EIS), 720p@960fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 24 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide), HDR, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 25 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A Cat21 1400/200 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat12 600/150 Mbps
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, aptX HD, LE 4.2, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Browser Yes Yes

memory User Memory

Internal 128 GB, 4/6 GB RAM 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Expandable Storage NM (Nano Memory), up to 256GB (uses SIM 2) microSD, up to 512 GB (dedicated slot)
USB OTG Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
Magnetic-Field Sensor (Compass) magnetic field sensor present magnetic field sensor present
Gyroscope Sensor gyroscope sensor present gyroscope sensor present
Barometer Sensor barometer sensor present barometer sensor not present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 4000 mAh 3100 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -