Huawei Mate 40 Review and Specs

Huawei Mate 40 (Global version)

SCORE:
86
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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.

BODY
73
NETWORK
100
DISPLAY
83
MEMORY
82
CAMERA
82
FEATURES
92
LOCATION TECH
97
CONNECTIVITY
97
SENSORS
78
AUDIO
81
BATTERY
80
OVERALL
86

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

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
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: 1.22μm
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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