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Huawei P40 Pro vs Huawei P40 lite compare

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Compare Huawei P40 Pro and Huawei P40 lite

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Huawei P40 Pro

Huawei P40 Pro

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Huawei P40 lite

Huawei P40 lite

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Huawei P40 Pro vs Huawei P40 lite

What is the difference between the Huawei P40 Pro and Huawei P40 lite? 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 P40 lite
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Review Huawei P40 Pro Review Huawei P40 lite Review
Release date 2020, March 26 2020, February 27
Dimensions (HxWxD) 158.2 x 72.6 x 9 mm | 6.23 x 6.23 x 2.86 in 159.2 x 76.3 x 8.7 mm | 6.27 x 6.27 x 3 in
Weight 209 g | 7.37 oz 183 g | 6.46 oz
Body Build Glass front, glass back, aluminum frame Glass front, plastic back, plastic frame
Colors Silver Frost, Blush Gold, Deep Sea Blue, Ice White, Black Black, Emerald Green, Light Pink/Blue
Battery 4200 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po 4200 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po
Approximate price 970 EUR 300 EUR


Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 6.58" inc 6.4" inc
Screen area 105.2 cm2 101.4 cm2
Screen format 19.8:9 (height:width) 19:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 91.6% 83.5%
Screen resolution 1200 x 2640 px 1080 x 2310 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 441 PPI 398 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 6
Other specs - HDR10
-90Hz refresh rate

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main 50 MP, Quad 48 MP, Quad
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)
-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)
Functions Leica optics, LED flash, panorama, HDR LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60fps, 720@7680fps, 1080p@960fps, HDR; gyro-EIS 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps
DxOMark Main Score 132
DxOMark Photo 137
DxOMark Video 113
Front camera, selfie 32 MP, Dual 16 MP, Single
Specifications 32 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/2.8", 0.8µm, AF
IR TOF 3D, (depth/biometrics sensor)
16 MP, f/2.0, (wide), 1/3.1'', 1.0µm
Functions HDR HDR
Video 2160p@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60fps 1080p@30fps
DxOMark Selfie Score 103
DxOMark Photo 108
DxOMark Video 95


Operating system - OS Android 10.0 (AOSP + HMS); EMUI 10.1 Android 10.0 (AOSP + HMS); EMUI 10
Chipset - HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G (7 nm+) - HiSilicon Kirin 810 (7 nm)
Processor CPU - Octa-core (2x2.86 GHz Cortex-A76 & 2x2.36 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4x1.95 GHz Cortex-A55) - Octa-core (2x2.27 GHz Cortex-A76 & 6x1.88 GHz Cortex-A55)
Graphics processor GPU Mali-G76 MP16 Mali-G52 MP6
External memory NM (Nano Memory), up to 256GB (uses shared SIM slot) NM (Nano Memory), up to 256GB (uses shared SIM slot)
Internal memory 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM, 512GB 8GB RAM 128GB 6GB RAM


Antutu 9 Total 569211
Antutu 8 Total 493316 371523
GeekBench 6 Single Core 929 765
GeekBench 6 Multi Core 2695 1963
GeekBench 6 OpenCL 1898 1149
GeekBench 6 Vulkan 4322 2603
GeekBench 5 Single Core 756 590
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core 2949 1854

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Single SIM (Nano-SIM/eSIM)Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) 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 (2CA) Cat13 400/75 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, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
NFC Yes Yes (market/region dependent): JNY-L21A, JNY-L01A,
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, LE 5.0, A2DP, LE
Harmful irradiation
SAR EU - 1.23 W/kg (head) 1.19 W/kg (body)

Music and Audio

Radio No No
Headphone jack No Yes
Others - 32-bit/384kHz audio

Other features

Sensors - Infrared face recognition, fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass , Infrared port - Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
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 30min
- Versions: JNY-L21A, JNY-L01A, JNY-L21B, JNY-L22A, JNY-L02A, JNY-L22B

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