The Huawei P40 series was presented in a purely online event on Thursday. The series includes three phones, namely the Huawei P40 5G, the Huawei P40 Pro 5G and the Huawei P40 Pro + 5G. All three phones support Wi-Fi 6 and 5G thanks to the Kirin 990 5G chipset. The Huawei P40 Pro 5G and Huawei P40 Pro + 5G have a quad-curve overflow display that gives the phones a frameless look. The Huawei P40 has a triple rear camera, the Huawei P40 Pro has a quadruple rear camera and the Huawei P40 Pro + has a Penta rear camera. All three phones also have two front cameras.
Price and availability of the Huawei P40 series
The Huawei P40 5G is delivered in an 8 GB RAM / 128 GB storage model for 799 EUR (approx. 66,300 Rs.). The Huawei P40 5G is available in three glossy colors – black, deep sea blue and ice white, and in two matt versions – blush gold and silver frost. It will go on sale from April 7th.
The Huawei P40 Pro 5G is also available in a single 8 GB + 256 GB model at a price of 999 EUR (approx. 82,900 Rs.). The memory can be expanded again using the Nano Memory 2 card. It is available in the same colors as the Huawei P40 5G and will be available from April 7th.
The Huawei P40 Pro + 5G is supplied in a single 8 GB RAM + 512 GB model at a price of 1,399 euros (approx. 1.16,000 Rs.). The new Huawei flagship is available in two colors: Black Ceramic and White Ceramic and will be on sale in June.
Huawei P40 5G specifications
On the dual SIM (nano) Huawei P40 5G, Android 10 runs with EMUI 10.1 at the top. It has a 6.1-inch OLED panel (1,080 x 2,340 pixels) with a refresh rate of 60 Hz. The phone is powered by the Kirin 990 5G SoC, Mali-G76 MC16 octa-core GPU.
In terms of optics, the Huawei P40 5G has three cameras on the back. The primary is a 50-megapixel camera with a f / 1.9 aperture, a 16-megapixel ultra-wide angle shooter with a f / 2.2 aperture, and an 8-megapixel telephoto lens with a f / 2.4. On the front there is a 32 megapixel selfie shooter with a f / 2.0 aperture and an infrared sensor. The cameras are housed in a pill-shaped punch design.
For storage, the Huawei P40 5G has 128 GB of built-in memory that can be expanded using the Huawei Nano Memory 2 card. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 6, 5G, Bluetooth v5.1, GPS, USB Type C and NFC. The Huawei P40 5G has a 3,800 mAh battery and SuperCharge support for fast charging with 22.5 W. The phone is 148.9 x 71.06 x 8.5 mm and weighs 175 grams.
Huawei P40 Pro 5G specifications
Android 10 with EMUI 10.1 also runs on the dual SIM Huawei P40 Pro 5G (Nano). It has a larger 6.58-inch OLED panel (1,200 x 2,640 pixels) with a refresh rate of 90 Hz. The phone is also powered by the same octa-core SoC Kirin 990 5G, the Mali-G76 MC16-GPU, operated with 8 GB RAM.
In terms of optics, the Huawei P40 Pro 5G has four cameras on the back. The main camera is a 50-megapixel camera with a f / 1.9 aperture and OIS, a 40-megapixel ultra-wide angle shooter with a f / 1.8 aperture 12-megapixel telephoto lens with SuperSensing and a 3D depth detection camera. On the front you get a 32 megapixel 1: 2.2 lens and a depth sensor.
The Huawei P40 Pro 5G has 256 GB of memory that can be expanded with a Nano Memory 2 card. It has the same connectivity options. In terms of battery support, the Huawei P40 Pro has a larger capacity of 4,200 mAh, which supports fast charging with SuperCharge 40 W and wireless fast charging with SuperCharge 27 W. The phone is 158.2 x 72.6 x 8.95 mm in size and weighs 209 grams. This makes it significantly heavier than the Huawei P40 5G.
Huawei P40 Pro + 5G specifications
The Huawei P40 Pro + 5G is largely identical to the Huawei P40 Pro 5G with a few minor differences. It has more built-in memory – 512 GB – which is not expandable. It has a Penta camera setup – a 50-megapixel primary camera with a f / 1.9 aperture and OIS, a 40-megapixel ultra-wide angle shooter with a f / 1.8 aperture and an 8-megapixel SuperZoom -Periscope lens camera (125 mm) with 10x optical zoom and an aperture of 1: 4.4, another 8 megapixel telephoto lens camera (80 mm) with 3x optical zoom and a 3D depth detection camera.
At 158.2 x 72.6 x 9 mm, it has almost the same dimensions and weighs a little more at 226 grams. The 4,200 mAh battery has SuperCharge 40W fast charge and wireless SuperCharge 40W charging – supposedly the world’s fastest commercialized 40W wireless charging.