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Huawei P40
Huawei P40
Huawei P40
Huawei P40
Huawei P40
Huawei P40
Huawei P40
Huawei P40

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The Huawei P40 currently has an Informr score of 7.7 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 9 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Operating system
2.86 GHz
Screen Size

What the Critics Are Saying...


The Huawei P40's hardware is as great as the last few generations of the company's flagship phones, but there are limitations. You don't get wireless charging or a high refresh rate screen by opting for the P40, which a lot of other phones around this price offer. The biggest restriction continues t...

- James Peckham, TechRadar

The Huawei P40 achieves a Photo score of 115 and delivers solid mid-range imaging performance under our new test protocol, though it’s in a different league from its illustrious (and more expensive) sibling, the P40 Pro, despite sharing substantial amounts of camera DNA. In unchallenging (bright, lo...

- Peter Ferenczi, DxOMark

Yet it has almost everything else to please. The fairly compact and above all very neat design really appealed to me. The display is also very good as is the camera, which maintains the standards of excellence that Huawei has set with its P-series in the past, especially on the zoom. The power hasn'...

- Antoine Engels, AndroidPIT

The Huawei P40 is a lovely, fun little thing, and a charming addition to the line. As with all Huawei phones, it’ll be hampered from an app stability point of view until the brand can completely respond to the pretty rubbish hand it’s been dealt by the US China trade woes. That said, it’s laying the...

- Basil Kronfli, Stuff

We don't think that Huawei did right by cutting so many features from its non-Pro flagships especially in times where the Google situation puts them at a disadvantage in the western markets. So until the P40 gets a solid price cut, we don't think it deserves our recommendation.

- GSMArena

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Common Questions

Huawei backs up the P40 with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.

If your P40 has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Huawei support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Huawei's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.

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Screen Size

The Huawei P40's screen size is 6.1 inches with 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution.

2.86 GHz

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


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


You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard f/1.9 camera.

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

128 GB

Internal memory is 128 GB. An external, nanoSD (up to 256 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 3800 mAh battery. Huawei's performance ratings are 1260 minutes, 808 minutes Wi-Fi surfing.

Huawei P40 Specs

Release Date April 7, 2020
Regions Available Canada, United Kingdom
Operating System Android 10

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Processor HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G (7 nm+) Octa-core 2.86 GHz
Internal Storage 128 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible No
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Unknown
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, USB Power Adapter, Headphones, Data Cable
Mobile / Cellular Data
5G, 4G/LTE
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM card size
Dual SIM Yes
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.1
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info nanoSD (up to 256 GB)
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
Yes (Dual LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Image stabilization, Multi-shot, Panorama, Self-timer, 2nd camera feature (16 MP, F2.2, Ultrawide), 3rd camera feature (8 MP, F2.4, Telephoto), HDR
Video Recording Formats
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels), 60 fps
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
32+ Megapixels
Additional Front Camera Info
Aperture F2.0, 2nd camera feature (IR Camera for biometrics)
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels), 60 fps
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology OLED
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels
Pixel Density 422 pixels
Size 6.1 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Digital Compass
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 3800 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time Up to 1117 minutes
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to 808 minutes
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Talk Time Up to 1260 minutes
Standby Time Up to 15.5 days
Mixed Usage
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Material Aluminium
Colors Silver Frost, Ice White, Blush Gold, Black, Deep Sea Blue
Dimensions [H x W x D] 14.89 x 7.106 x 0.85 cm (5.9 x 2.8 x 0.3 in)
Weight 175 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Water Resistant
Rugged design No
IP Rating IP 53
Headset Jack No
External Speakers Yes
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Input / Keyboard Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
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