Three new HUAWEI flagship smartphones are launching this week. The new models entitled Huawei P40, Huawei P40 Pro and Huawei P40 Premium Edition are scheduled to be launched globally on March 26.

Both the Huawei P40 series flagship smartphones are equipped with a Kirin 990 5G processors and a dual punch-hole bezel-less display as well as Leica Image Matrix.

Huawei P40 Series
Huawei P40 Series to be released on March 26

Huawei P40 Pro

This flagship phone will feature a 6.58-inch AMOLED Display with a 90 Hz Refresh rate and resolution of 2640 x 1200. It also backs an in-display fingerprint sensor and a large punch-hole for a 32 MP selfie camera with F/2.2 aperture and IR Sensor.

On the back-side is Leica Ultra Vision Cameras including a 50 MP main sensor with a 40 MP auxiliary sensor, 12 MP Zoom Sensor camera, and a 3D ToF sensor. The telephoto camera supports 50x with F/1.9 aperture and an optical image stabilizer. The 12 MP camera also offers an optical image stabilizer and F/3.4 aperture. The 3D depth sensor and the macro camera allows taking the picture at a minimum distance of 2.5 meters.

Huawei P40 Series
Huawei P40 Series

A system called Octa-Core Phase Detection(Octa PD) helps to focus and the XD Fusion Engine enables the faster processing of data and image clarity.

Huawei P40 series use Kirin 990 chip manufactured with a 7 nm process with a speed of 2.86 GHz and a Mali-G76 MC-16 GPU which makes playing complex games easier. The 4200 mAh Battery is bundled with a 27 W fast wireless charging but supports up to 40W wireless charging. The device is certified to IP68 which enables water and dustproof Feature.

Huawei P40

It is a relatively smaller model with a 6.1-inch OLED display supporting up to 2340 x 1080 pixels. Basically, both models share the same hardware with slightly different specifications. The punch hole features a 32 MP front camera with F/2.0 aperture without a 3D sensor. The back sensor lacks the image stabilizing feature. Huawei has been working with a new Nano Memory card which is not compatible with the first generation NM Cards.

Huawei P40 series
Various Colour Rage of Huawei P40 Series

The P40 model only supports a fast-charging with a maximum of 22.5 Watts with no wireless charging feature supported. It is slightly lighter due to it’s smaller 3800 mAh battery.

Google Services

The Huawei P40 Series will not support Google apps as well as play store although they are based on the AOSP version of Android 10. It is due to the ban on US Suppliers on Huawei. However, these devices will have a Huawei Mobile Service(HMS Core) and App Gallery application store developed by Google.


ModelP40P40 proP40 +
Operating SystemAndroid 10 (AOSP No google services)
Screen 6.1 inch, OLED, 2340 x 1080 pixels, 60 Hz6.58 inches, OLED 2640 x 1200 pixels, 90 Hz6.7 inches, 3160 x 1440, 120 Hz
Battery3800 mAh, 40 W, 27 W4200 mAh, 40 W, 27 W5500 MaH, 55 W, 27 W
CPUKirin 990 5G/EMUI 10.1 Kirin 990 5G/EMUI 10.1 Kirin 990 5G/EMUI 10.1



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