Huawei Mate 40 Review and Specs
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Huawei Mate 40 (Global version)

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SCORE:
86

Highlights

  • 6.58" 1080 x 2376 (FHD+) OLED screen
  • 5G support
  • 3 rear cameras
  • 50MP f/1.9 main camera
  • HDR display
  • 4200 mAh Non-removable Li-Po battery
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In The Box

  • Device
  • Charger
  • USB Type-C Cable
  • 3.5 mm Headset
  • Flexible Clear Case
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Eject Tool
  • Warranty Card

Overview

Huawei Mate 40 was released in 2020. It weighs 6.63 oz (188 g) and has 6.58" OLED screen with 1080 x 2376 (FHD+) resolution. The current model has 8GB RAM and 256GB UFS 3.1 type internal storage, Kirin 9000E 5G chipset, Octa-core CPU, Mali-G78 MP22 GPU, and runs on Android 10. The phone is equipped with 4200 mAh non-removable li-po battery with the support of fast wired and wireless charging.

Based on the features and specifications we have given Huawei Mate 40 an overall score of 86 out of 100, as well as individual scores for the features listed below.

Pros and Cons

PROS
Water Resistant 👍
4G Bands 👍
5G Bands 👍
High Screen To Body Ratio: 89.3% 👍
HDR display 👍
Big RAM: 8GB 👍
Big Internal Storage: 256GB 👍
Memory Card Slot 👍
3 Rear Cameras 👍
50MP Main Camera 👍
f/1.9 Main Camera 👍
Ultra-Wide Angle Camera 👍
Telephoto Camera 👍
Telephoto Camera Image Stabilisation 👍
Front Selfie Camera 👍
Rear Flash 👍
Rear Camera HDR 👍
Rear Camera Panorama 👍
Rear Camera Face Detection 👍
Front Camera HDR 👍
Front Camera Panorama 👍
HDR10 playback 👍
GPS 👍
USB 👍
Infrared 👍
Wi-Fi Standard 👍
Wi-Fi Direct 👍
Bluetooth version 👍
NFC 👍
Gyroscope 👍
Proximity sensor 👍
Compass 👍
Camera laser focusing 👍
Fingerprint Sensor 👍
Loudspeaker Configuration 👍
3.5mm Audio Jack 👍
High Capacity Battery: 4200 mAh 👍
Fast Wired Charging 👍
Wireless Charging 👍
CONS
No ANT+ 👎
No FM radio 👎
No Accelerometer 👎
No Barometer 👎

Detailed Specifications

In this section we present all available features and specifications for Huawei Mate 40.

BASICS
BrandHuawei
ModelMate 40
Version8GB/256GB
Version2OCE-AN10
CountryGlobal
ColorsMystic Silver, White, Black, Olive Green, Sunflower Yellow
PriceUSD1199.99
Annouce date2020, October 22
Release Date2020, December
BODY
BuildGlass front, glass back or eco leather back, aluminum frame
Water Resistant✔ IP53
Weight6.63 oz (188 g) (Glass)
6.49 oz (184 g) (Leather)
Dimensions (HxWxD)6.24" x 2.85" x 0.34"
158.6 x 72.5 x 8.8 mm (Glass)
6.24" x 2.85" x 0.36"
158.6 x 72.5 x 9.2 mm (Leather)
NETWORK
Number of SIMSingle SIM
Hybrid Dual SIM
SIM SizeNano-SIM
TechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
2G BandsGSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900
3G BandsHSDPA 800, 850, 900, 1700 (AWS), 1900, 2100
4G BandsFDD LTE: Bands 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9 / 12 / 17 / 18 / 19 / 20 / 26
TDD LTE: Bands 34 / 38 / 39 / 40 / 41
5G BandsSA, NSA, Sub6: Bands 1 / 3 / 28 / 38 / 40 / 41 / 77 / 78 / 79 / 80 / 84
SCREEN
ScreenSize6.58"/167.1 mm (full rectangle)
Screen TypeOLED
Screen Resolution1080 x 2376 (FHD+)
Screen Pixel Density402ppi
Screen To Body Ratio89.3%
Color Depth16.7 million
HDR display✔
MEMORY
RAM8GB
Internal Storage256GB
Storage TypeUFS 3.1
Memory Card Slot✔ shared with SIM
Card TypeNM SD Card
CAMERA
Rear CamerasWide (Ultra Vision) + UltraWide (Cine) + Telephoto
Main Wide-Angle CameraResolution: 50MP
Focal Length: 23mm
Aperture: f/1.9
Sensor Size: 1/1.28%
Pixel Size: 1.22Ξm
omnidirectional Phase-Detection Autofocus
Laser Autofocus
Ultra-Wide Angle Camera Resolution: 16MP
Focal Length: 17mm
Aperture: f/2.2
Telephoto CameraResolution: 8MP
Focal Length: 85mm
Aperture: f/2.4
Phase-Detection Autofocus
Optical Image Stabilisation
Second Telephoto Camera✖
Front CamerasWide
Front Selfie CameraResolution: 13MP
Aperture: f/2.4
Focal Length: 18mm
Front UltraWide Camera✖
Rear Depth Camera✖
Front Depth Camera✖
Macro Camera✖
Rear Flash✔ with LED flash
FEATURES
Video Playing Format3GP, MP4
Front Camera Video Recording Resolution/FPS4K UHD at 30fps
4K UHD at 60fps
1080p at 30fps
1080p at 60fps
1080p at 240fps
Rear Camera Video Recording Resolution/FPS4K UHD at 30fps
4K UHD at 60fps
1080p at 30fps
1080p at 60fps
1080p at 120fps
1080p at 240fps
1080p at 960fps
Front Camera HDR Video Recording✖
Rear Camera HDR Video Recording✖
Rear Camera HDR✔
Rear Camera Panorama✔
Rear Camera Face Detection✔
Front Camera HDR✔
Front Camera Panorama✔
HDR10 playback✔
Dolby Vision playback✖
Hyperscale 1080p Video Support✔
LOCATION
GPS✔
A-GPS✔
GALILEO✔
GLONASS✔
BDS✔
QZSS✔
NavIC✔
LTEPP✖
CONNECTIVITY
USBUSB 3.1
USB InterfaceType-C
Infrared✔
Wi-Fi Standard802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6
Wi-Fi Direct✔
Bluetooth versionv5.2
NFC✔
ANT+✖
FM radio✖
PLATFORM
OSAndroid 10
ChipsetKirin 9000E 5G
CPU TypeOcta-core
CPU Speed3.13 GHz, 2.54 GHz, 2.05 GHz
GPUMali-G78 MP22
SENSORS
Gyroscope✔
Accelerometer✖
Proximity sensor✔
Barometer✖
Ambient light sensor✔
Face Recognition✖
LiDAR Scanner✖
Gravity Sensor✔
SAR✖
Compass✔
Hall Effect✖
Camera laser focusing✔
Color Temperature✔
Gesture✔
Color Spectrum✖
Distance Sensor✖
IR Blaster✖
IR remote control✖
HR Sensor✖
Iris Sensor✖
Fingerprint Sensor✔
Infrared Thermometry✖
Hearing Aid Compatibility✖
AUDIO
Loudspeaker ConfigurationMono
Audio Playing FormatMP3, MP4, 3GP, OOG, AMR, AAC, FLAC, WAV, MIDI
HUAWEI Histen✖
Dolby Atmos✖
3.5mm Audio Jack✔
Audio Specifications32-bit/384kHz audio
BATTERY
Battery TypeNon-removable Li-Po
Battery Capacity4200 mAh (typical)
ChargingFast Wired and Wireless Charging
Fast Wired Charging✔
Wireless Charging✔

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