7.6/10
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The Huawei P40 Pro currently has an Informr score of 7.6 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 43 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Operating system
Android
Processor
2.86 GHz
Screen Size
6.58"
Camera
Yes


What the Critics Are Saying...


Fortress of Solitude

The Huawei P40 Pro improves over last year's flagship, especially when it comes to the camera and screen hardware. Users may be turned off by the lack of Google Play services support, but it's manageable if you're willing to put in the effort. You won't find a better camera available on a smartphone...

- Evan Saunders, Fortress of Solitude
Craving Tech

A stunning device with top-of-the-art camera lenses that can take great, high quality pictures. Not for Android/Google hardcore users and fans due to Google & Android ban situation, but that’s okay.

- Michael Aulia, Craving Tech
DxOMark

Despite the drawbacks in playback, for now Huawei can lay claim to sharing the No. 1 spot with the Honor V30 Pro in Recording, where the device excelled, especially in business-like situations such as meetings or memo recording. The audio performance for casual everyday video recording is also good,...

- Barbara Staszewski, DxOMark
Photography Blog

The Huawei P40 Pro is a fantastic piece of hardware offering arguably the best camera set up on the market, but, without full and proper access to commonly used apps, it’s almost impossible to recommend the average consumer purchase one.

- Amy Davies, Photography Blog
The Verge

This is as good a chunk of mobile hardware as you’ll find in 2020, and if you do happen to live in China where Google’s services are irrelevant, it’s a top-tier flagship experience. Unfortunately, hardware isn’t all that matters, even though the P40 Pro’s critical software failing in the rest of the...

- Sam Byford, The Verge


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Screen Size
6.58"

The Huawei P40 Pro's screen size is 6.58 inches with 1200 x 2640 pixels resolution.

Processor
2.86 GHz

There is a HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G (7 nm+) Octa-core 2.86 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Android 10 operating system (OS).

Camera
Yes

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 32+ megapixels resolution.

Storage
256 GB

Internal memory is 256 GB. An external, nanoSD (up to 256 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
4200mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 4200 mAh battery. Huawei's performance ratings are 1620 minutes, 914 minutes Wi-Fi surfing.

P40 Pro Specs

Overview
Release date April 7, 2020
Regions available Canada, United Kingdom
Mobile / Cellular Data
5G, 4G/LTE
Networks
LTE:
700/800/850/900 /1500/1700/1800/1900/2100/2300/2500/2600 MHz
UMTS:
850/900/1700/1900 /2100 MHz
GSM:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
5G:
2500/3500/3700/4700 MHz
Data:
GPRS, EDGE, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
SIM card size
Nano-SIM
Dual SIM Yes
Operating System Android 10

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Processor HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G (7 nm+) Octa-core 2.86 GHz
Internal Storage 256 GB
RAM 8 GB
ROM No
GPS Type A-GPS
Hearing Aid Compatible No
TTY/TDD No
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Unknown
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, USB Power Adapter, Headphones, Data Cable
Power & battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 4200 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging Yes
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time Up to: 1091 minutes
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to: 914 minutes
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Up to: 1620 minutes
Standby Time Up to: 15.5 days
Physical Characteristics
Design type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Aluminium
Colors Silver Frost, Ice White, Blush Gold, Black, Deep Sea Blue
Dimensions [H x W x D] 15.82 x 7.26 x 0.895 cm (6.2 x 2.9 x 0.4 in)
Weight 209 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Water Resistant
Rugged design No
IP Rating IP 68
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology OLED
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1200 x 2640 pixels
Pixel density 441 pixels
Size 6.58 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Digital Compass
Graphics Yes
Themes Yes
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen, 90 Hz, DCI-P3, HDR10
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Auto Answer No
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features
Messaging SMS, MMS, IM
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB USB Type-C
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared Yes
Bluetooth 5.1
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC, AAC, LDAC
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax
WiFi Encryption WEP/WPA/WPA2
Mobile Hotspot Yes
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info nanoSD (up to 256 GB)
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out No
DLNA Support No
NFC Yes
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet Yes
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.9
Multi-camera
Yes
Zoom
Yes
Flash
Yes (Dual LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Image stabilization, Multi-shot, Panorama, Self-timer, 2nd camera feature (40 MP, F1.8, Ultrawide), 3rd camera feature (12 MP, F2.4, Telephoto), 4th camera feature (3D Depth Sensing Camera), HDR
Video Recording Formats
MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels), 60 fps
Front Camera
Resolution
32+ megapixels
Zoom
Yes
Additional Front Camera Info
Aperture F2.0, 2nd camera feature (IR Camera for biometrics), HDR
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels), 60 fps
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats AAC, AMR, MIDI, MP3, MP4, OGG, WMA, WAV
Radio No
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, FLV, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack No
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration Yes
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List No
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch Yes
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Document Viewer Yes
Weather Yes
Stocks No
Maps Yes
NotePad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable
Included Software / Apps
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