Huawei P40 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Huawei P40 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
8.8
Cost-effectiveness
8.2
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
9
9.4
Performance & Hardware
8.7
8.9
Camera
9.7
9.3
Connectivity
10
9.3
Battery
7.7
8.7

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
ELS-NX9
SM-G988BZ

Release Date

Release date
March 2020, 2 months ago
February 2020, 3 months ago
State
On Sale
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
72.6 mm
158.2 mm
9.0 mm
76.0 mm
166.9 mm
8.8 mm
Weight
209 g
222 g
Usable surface
92 %
90 %
Materials
Aluminium alloy
Aluminium alloy, Glass
Resistance
IP68
IP68
Colors
Black

White

Blue

Gold

Silver
Black

Gray

Screen

Diagonal
6.58"
6.9"
Type
Oled
Amoled Dynamic AMOLED 2X
Aspect Ratio
20:9
20:9
Resolution
1200 x 2640 px
1440 x 3200 px
Density
441 Pixels per inch
524 Pixels per inch
Others
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Scratch resistant
  • Corning Gorilla Glass
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • Dual Edge display
  • Frameless
  • DCI-P3
  • Refresh rate 90 Hz
  • Notch
  • Hole-punch Notch
  • HDR10+
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Scratch resistant
  • Dual Edge display
  • Always-On Display
  • Refresh rate 120 Hz
  • Frameless
  • DCI-P3
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 6
  • Notch
  • Hole-punch Notch
  • 2000000:1 contrast ratio
  • HDR10+
  • TÜV Rheinland Eye Comfort Certification
  • Peak brightness - 1200 cd/m²

Prototypes





Prototypes
Huawei P40 Pro
Print 3D Model
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 990
Samsung Exynos 990
CPU
2x2.86 GHz ARM Cortex-A76+ 2x2.36 GHz ARM Cortex-A76+ 4x1.95 GHz ARM Cortex-A55
2x2.7GHz Custom CPU +2x2.5GHz Cortex-A76 +4x2GHz Cortex-A55
Type
Octa-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
2.86 GHz
2.7 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
ARM Mali-G76
ARM Mali-G77 MP11

RAM

RAM
8 GB
12 GB
Type
LPDDR4X RAM
RAM LPDDR5

Antutu

Score
466.765 (Antutu v8)
Overall performance better than 97% of devices
515.098 (Antutu v8)
Overall performance better than 97% of devices

Storage

Capacity
256 GB
128 GB
Type
UFS Storage 3.0
UFS Storage 3.0
SD Slot
Yes
Slot for SD or second SIM card
Yes
Slot for SD or second SIM card

Security

Fingerprint
Yes, in screen
Yes, in screen

Sensors

Sensors
  • Fingerprint
  • Proximity
  • Light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Gravity
  • Hall
  • RGB
  • Infrared face recognition sensor
  • Fingerprint
  • Proximity
  • Light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope
  • Barometer
  • Hall
  • Geomagnetic
  • RGB

Others

Notifications LED
--
--
Cooling system
Yes
Yes
Gaming buttons
No
No

Camera

Quad rear camera

Standard
1
Resolution
52 Mpx
Sensor
Sony IMX700
Type
CMOS
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.9
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.22 µm
Pixel Binning
1-4 (2x2)
Sensor size
1/1.28
Wide Angle lens
2
Resolution
40 Mpx
Sensor
Sony IMX650 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS BSI
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.8
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.00 µm
Pixel Binning
1-4 (2x2)
Sensor size
1/1.7
Telephoto lens
3
Resolution
12 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Type
--
Aperture
ƒ/ 3.4
ISO
--
Pixel size
--
ToF 3D sensor
4
Resolution
0 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Type
--
Aperture
Unknow
ISO
--
Pixel size
--

Quad rear camera

Standard
1
Resolution
108 Mpx
Sensor
Samsung Bright S5KHM1
Type
ISOCELL
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.8
ISO
--
Pixel size
0.80 µm
Pixel Binning
1-9 (3x3)
Sensor size
1/1.33
Telephoto lens
2
Resolution
48 Mpx
Sensor
Sony IMX586 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS
Aperture
ƒ/ 3.5
ISO
--
Pixel size
0.80 µm
Pixel Binning
1-4 (2x2)
Sensor size
1/2.25
Wide Angle lens
3
Resolution
12 Mpx
Sensor
Samsung S5K2LA
Type
ISOCELL
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.2
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.40 µm
Sensor size
1/2.55
ToF 3D sensor
4
Resolution
0.5 Mpx
Sensor
Sony IMX516
Type
CMOS
Aperture
ƒ/ --
ISO
--
Pixel size
--
Sensor size
5
Flash
Dual LED
LED
Features
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital zoom
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • Touch focus
  • Face detection
  • White balance settings
  • ISO settings
  • Optical zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Manual focus
  • 4K Video
  • Dual front camera
  • Quadruple camera
  • Night Mode
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital zoom
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • Touch focus
  • Face detection
  • White balance settings
  • ISO settings
  • Optical zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • RAW
  • 4K Video
  • Quadruple camera
  • Night Mode
Slow Motion Video
Yes
7680 fps
Yes
960 fps
Optical Stabilisation
Yes
Yes

Selfie

Resolution
32 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Type
--
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.2
ISO
--
Pixel size
--
Resolution
40 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Type
--
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.2
ISO
--
Pixel size
0.70 µm
Features
-
-

Connectivity

Networks

5G
  • n1 (2100)
  • n3 (1800)
  • n7 (2600)
  • n28 (700)
  • n38 (2600)
  • n41 (2500)
  • n77 (3700)
  • n78 (3500)
  • n79 (4700)
  • n1 (2100)
  • n3 (1800)
  • n5 (850)
  • n7 (2600)
  • n8 (900)
  • n28 (700)
  • n40 (2300)
  • n77 (3700)
  • n78 (3500)
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B6 (800)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B9 (1800)
  • B12 (700)
  • B17 (700)
  • B18 (800)
  • B19 (800)
  • B20 (800)
  • B26 (850)
  • B28 (700)
  • B32 (1500)
  • B34 (TDD 2100)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B12 (700)
  • B17 (700)
  • B20 (800)
  • B26 (850)
  • B28 (700)
  • B32 (1500)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • B66 (1700/2100)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B6 (800)
  • B8 (900)
  • B19 (800)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B6 (800)
  • B8 (900)
2G
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)

SIM card

Dual SIM
Dual Sim Full Active
Dual Sim Dual Standby
Type
Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11ac
  • WiFi 6 (802.11ax)
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11ac
  • WiFi 6 (802.11ax)
Others
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi MiMO
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi MiMO

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 5.1 LE Low energy consumption
Bluetooth 5.0 LE Low energy consumption
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • APT-x
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • DIP (Device ID Profile)
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • HSP (Headset Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • MAP (Message Access Profile)
  • PAN (Personal Area Networking Profile)
  • OPP (Object Push Profile)
  • PBAP/PAB (Phone Book Access Profile)
  • ANT+
  • APT-x

Navigation

Navigation
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Beidou
  • QZSS
  • Galileo
  • GPS (L1+L5)
  • BeiDou (B1)
  • Galileo (E1+E5a)
  • BeiDou (B2)
  • NavIC System
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Beidou
  • Galileo

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • USB Type C
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • USB Type C

SAR

European measurement

The European Union sets a limit of 2 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue.

--
0.660 W/Kg on head
-- W/Kg on body
American measurement

The FCC limit is 1.6 W/kg measured in a volume of 1 gram of tissue

--
--

Others

Others
  • NFC
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Infrared
  • Tethering.
  • VoLTE
  • NFC
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • VoLTE
  • ANT+

Battery

Battery
Capacity
4200 mAh
5000 mAh
Type
Li-Polymer
Li-Polymer
Fast charge
Yes, 40.0W
Yes, 45.0W
Others
  • Wireless charging
  • Non-removable
  • Reverse charging
  • Wireless charging
  • Non-removable
  • Reverse charging

Software

Software
Operating System
Android 10
Android 10

Prices

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