Phone Comparison - Huawei Mate 40 vs Huawei nova 8 5G

Huawei Mate 40
huawei mate 40
Huawei nova 8 5G
huawei nova 8 5g
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general General Info

Manufacturer Huawei Huawei
Announced October 2020 2020, December 23
Status Coming Soon - November 2020 Coming soon. Exp. release 2021, January 05
Colors Mystic Silver, White, Black, Green, Yellow Blue, Black, White; other colours
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 158.6 x 72.5 x 8.8 mm
(6.24 x 2.85 x 0.35 in)
160.1 x 74.1 x 76.4 mm
(6.3 x 2.92 x 3.01 in)
Weight 188 g (6.63 oz) 169 g (5.96 oz)
SIM Type Single SIM (Nano-SIM), Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) 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
CDMA 800
3G Network HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41 LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 32(1500), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Messaging
Build Features - Fingerprint Sensor
IP68 dust/water resistant
- Fingerprint Sensor (under display, optical)

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android 10 Android 10
User Interface EMUI 11, no Google Play Services EMUI 11, no Google Play Services
Processor Octa-core (1x3.13 GHz Cortex-A77 & 3x2.54 GHz Cortex-A77 & 4x2.05 GHz Cortex-A55), Kirin 9000E 5G (5 nm) [Similar] Octa-core (1x2.58 GHz Cortex-A76 & 3x2.40 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4x1.84 GHz Cortex-A55), Kirin 985 5G (7 nm) [Similar]
GPU Mali-G78 MP22 [Similar] Mali-G77 (8-core) [Similar]
RAM 8 GB [Browse Similar] 8 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 256 GB 256 GB
External Memory NM (Nano Memory), up to 256GB (uses shared SIM slot) No

display Display

Type FHD+ OLED Screen
HDR10
90Hz Refresh Rate
FHD+ OLED Screen
90Hz Refresh Rate
HDR10
Colors 16M Colour 16M Colour
Size 6.5 inches [Similar] 6.57 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 2376 pixels (402 ppi) 1080 x 2340 pixels (392 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 89.09% 89.44%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes no
Radio No No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 50 MP + 8 MP + 16 MP [Similar] 64 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP [Similar]
Flash LED Flash LED flash
Features 50 MP, f/1.9, 23mm (wide), 1/1.28", 1.22µm, omnidirectional PDAF, Laser AF
8 MP, f/2.4, 85mm (telephoto), PDAF, OIS, optical zoom
16 MP, f/2.2, 17mm (ultrawide)
Leica Optics, Panorama, HDR
64 MP, f/1.9, 26mm (wide), PDAF
8 MP, f/2.4, 17mm (ultrawide)
2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
panorama, HDR
Video 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps, 1080p@960fps, gyro-EIS 4K, 1080p, 720p@960fps, gyro-EIS
Front Camera 13 MP, f/2.4, 18mm (ultrawide)
HDR, panorama
4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps [Similar]
32 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide), 1/2.8", 0.8µm
HDR
4k/1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G
Bluetooth 5.2, A2DP, LE 5.1, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB USB Type-C 3.1, USB On-The-Go USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
GPS Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS, NavIC Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS
Browser Yes Yes

memory User Memory

Internal 256 GB, 8 GB RAM or 128 GB, 8 GB RAM UFS 3.1 256 GB, 8 GB RAM or 128 GB, 8 GB RAM
Expandable Storage NM (Nano Memory), up to 256GB (uses shared SIM slot) No
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
NFC NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Fast battery charging 40W
Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Fast battery charging 66W, 60% in 15 min, 100% in 35 min
Reverse charging
Capacity 4200 mAh 3800 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -