Huawei P40 lite vs Huawei Mate 20 Pro compare

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Compare Huawei P40 lite and Huawei Mate 20 Pro

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Huawei P40 lite

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Huawei P40 lite vs Huawei Mate 20 Pro

What is the difference between the Huawei P40 lite and Huawei Mate 20 Pro? Which one is better? The answers to these questions and many more can be found here in this detailed comparison of the two phones. Discover the differences in specs between these two desirable devices, from screen size to battery life, in the table below. We have all the information you need to choose the best phone for you.


Common specs

Brand and model Huawei P40 lite Huawei Mate 20 Pro
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Review Huawei P40 lite Review Huawei Mate 20 Pro Review
Release date 2020, February 27 2018, October
Dimensions (HxWxD) 159.2 x 76.3 x 8.7 mm | 6.27 x 6.27 x 3 in 157.8 x 72.3 x 8.6 mm | 6.21 x 6.21 x 2.85 in
Weight 183 g | 6.46 oz 189 g | 6.67 oz
Body Build Glass front, plastic back, plastic frame Front/back glass & aluminum frame
Colors Black, Emerald Green, Light Pink/Blue Emerald Green, Midnight Blue, Twilight, Pink Gold, Black
Battery 4200 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po 4200 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po
Approximate price 300 EUR 880 EUR


Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 6.4" inc 6.39" inc
Screen area 101.4 cm2 100.2 cm2
Screen format 19:9 (height:width) 19.5:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 83.5% 87.9%
Screen resolution 1080 x 2310 px 1440 x 3120 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 398 PPI 538 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass (unspecified version)
Other specs - DCI-P3

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main 48 MP, Quad 40 MP, Triple
Camera specs -48 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/2.0'', 0.8µm, PDAF
-8 MP, f/2.4, (ultrawide)
-2 MP, f/2.4, 27mm (macro), 1/5.0'', 1.75µm
-2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
-40 MP, f/1.8, 27mm (wide), 1/1.7", PDAF, Laser AF
-8 MP, f/2.4, 80mm (telephoto), 1/4", PDAF, Laser AF, OIS, 3x optical zoom
-20 MP, f/2.2, 16mm (ultrawide), 1/2.7", PDAF, Laser AF
Functions LED flash, HDR, panorama Leica optics, dual-LED dual-tone flash, panorama, HDR
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 1080p@30fps (gyro-EIS), 720p@960fps
DxOMark Main Score 112
DxOMark Photo 120
DxOMark Video 97
Front camera, selfie 16 MP, Single 24 MP, Single
Specifications 16 MP, f/2.0, (wide), 1/3.1'', 1.0µm 24 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide)
Functions HDR HDR
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
DxOMark Selfie Score 75
DxOMark Photo 73
DxOMark Video 79


Operating system - OS Android 10.0 (AOSP + HMS); EMUI 10 Android 9.0 (Pie); EMUI 9
Chipset - HiSilicon Kirin 810 (7 nm) - HiSilicon Kirin 980 (7 nm)
Processor CPU - Octa-core (2x2.27 GHz Cortex-A76 & 6x1.88 GHz Cortex-A55) - Octa-core (2x2.6 GHz Cortex-A76 & 2x1.92 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55)
Graphics processor GPU Mali-G52 MP6 Mali-G76 MP10
External memory NM (Nano Memory), up to 256GB (uses shared SIM slot) NM (Nano Memory), up to 256GB (uses SIM 2)
Internal memory 128GB 6GB RAM 256 GB, 8 GB RAM 128 GB, 6 GB RAM
Antutu 8 371523 385302
Antutu 7
GeekBench 5 Single Core 590 679
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core 1854 2320
GeekBench 4 Single Core 3331
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core 9771
GeekBench 4 RenderScript 7627

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat13 400/75 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A Cat21 1400/200 Mbps
GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
NFC Yes (market/region dependent): JNY-L21A, JNY-L01A, Yes
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE 5.0, A2DP, aptX HD, LE
Harmful irradiation
SAR EU - 1.23 W/kg (head) 1.19 W/kg (body)

Music and Audio

Radio No No
Headphone jack Yes No
Others - 32-bit/384kHz audio
-Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Other features

Sensors - Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass - Face ID, fingerprint (under display), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, barometer, compass , Infrared port
Other extras
- Fast battery charging 40W: 70% in 30min

- Fast battery charging 40W (70% in 30 min)
-Fast wireless charging 15W
-Power bank/Reverse wireless charging
- IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 2m for 30 mins)
- Versions: JNY-L21A, JNY-L01A, JNY-L21B, JNY-L22A, JNY-L02A, JNY-L22B

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