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Huawei P40 Pro vs Huawei Mate 20 Pro compare

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Huawei P40 Pro

Huawei P40 Pro

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Huawei Mate 20 Pro

Huawei Mate 20 Pro

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Huawei P40 Pro vs Huawei Mate 20 Pro

What is the difference between the Huawei P40 Pro 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 Pro Huawei Mate 20 Pro
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Release date 2020, March 26 2018, October
Dimensions (HxWxD) 158.2 x 72.6 x 9 mm | 6.23 x 6.23 x 2.86 in 157.8 x 72.3 x 8.6 mm | 6.21 x 6.21 x 2.85 in
Weight 209 g | 7.37 oz 189 g | 6.67 oz
Body Build Glass front, glass back, aluminum frame Front/back glass & aluminum frame
Colors Silver Frost, Blush Gold, Deep Sea Blue, Ice White, Black Emerald Green, Midnight Blue, Twilight, Pink Gold, Black
Battery 4200 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po 4200 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po
Approximate price 970 EUR 880 EUR


Technology OLED AMOLED
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 6.58" inc 6.39" inc
Screen area 105.2 cm2 100.2 cm2
Screen format 19.8:9 (height:width) 19.5:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 91.6% 87.9%
Screen resolution 1200 x 2640 px 1440 x 3120 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 441 PPI 538 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 6 Corning Gorilla Glass (unspecified version)
Other specs - HDR10
-90Hz refresh rate
- DCI-P3

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main 50 MP, Quad 40 MP, Triple
Camera specs -50 MP, f/1.9, 23mm (wide), 1/1.28'', 2.44µm, omnidirectional PDAF, OIS
-12 MP, f/3.4, 125mm (periscope telephoto), PDAF, OIS, 5x optical zoom
-40 MP, f/1.8, 18mm (ultrawide), 1/1.54'', PDAF
-TOF 3D, (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 Leica optics, LED flash, panorama, HDR Leica optics, dual-LED dual-tone flash, panorama, HDR
Video 2160p@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60fps, 720@7680fps, 1080p@960fps, HDR; gyro-EIS 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 1080p@30fps (gyro-EIS), 720p@960fps
DxOMark Main Score 132 112
DxOMark Photo 137 120
DxOMark Video 113 97
Front camera, selfie 32 MP, Dual 24 MP, Single
Specifications 32 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/2.8", 0.8µm, AF
IR TOF 3D, (depth/biometrics sensor)
24 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide)
Functions HDR HDR
Video 2160p@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60fps 1080p@30fps
DxOMark Selfie Score 103 75
DxOMark Photo 108 73
DxOMark Video 95 79


Operating system - OS Android 10.0 (AOSP + HMS); EMUI 10.1 Android 9.0 (Pie); EMUI 9
Chipset - HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G (7 nm+) - HiSilicon Kirin 980 (7 nm)
Processor CPU - Octa-core (2x2.86 GHz Cortex-A76 & 2x2.36 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4x1.95 GHz Cortex-A55) - Octa-core (2x2.6 GHz Cortex-A76 & 2x1.92 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55)
Graphics processor GPU Mali-G76 MP16 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 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM, 512GB 8GB RAM 256 GB, 8 GB RAM 128 GB, 6 GB RAM


Antutu 9 Total 569211
Antutu 8 Total 493316 385302
Antutu 7 Total
GeekBench 6 Single Core 929 782
GeekBench 6 Multi Core 2695 2220
GeekBench 6 OpenCL 1898 1425
GeekBench 6 Vulkan 4322 3643
GeekBench 5 Single Core 756 679
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core 2949 2320
GeekBench 4 Single Core 3331
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core 9771
GeekBench 4 RenderScript 7627

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Single SIM (Nano-SIM/eSIM)Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G GSM / HSPA / LTE
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G 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/ax, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
GPS Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS, NavIC Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS
NFC Yes Yes
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, LE 5.0, A2DP, aptX HD, LE

Music and Audio

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

Other features

Sensors - Infrared face recognition, fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass , Infrared port - Face ID, fingerprint (under display), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, barometer, compass , Infrared port
Other extras
- Fast charging 40W
-Fast wireless charging 27W
-Fast reverse wireless charging 27W
- IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)

- 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)

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