HUAWEI P40

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The cutting-edge Kirin 990 5G chipset changes your experience of speed. The Ultra Vision Leica Triple Camera with upgraded AI capability revolutionizes the way of photography and videography. Embrace the power of images and videos and let them speak for you.

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Look, Touch, Feel.
Full of Excitement.

Seize the Elegance in Depth

Reflecting the purity of nature, HUAWEI P40 adopts the solid colours of Deep Sea Blue, Ice White, Black, Blush Gold and Silver Frost. The refractive matte finish accentuates an ethereal sense of depth that reveals elegance and inner peace in every shade.

Explore the World, Create Your Stories

Never stop exploring life and creating stories. Working as a highly unified system, the Ultra Vision Leica Triple Camera always backs you up to shoot any day or night, whether the subject is up close or at a distance. Effortlessly capture what you see and let it speak for what you feel.

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50 MP Ultra Vision Camera

1/1.28 inch Ultra Vision Sensor
RYYB colour filter array
Octa PD Autofocus
Take in massive light and detail for super clarity.

16 MP Ultra Wide Angle Camera

Ultra wide angle photography
2.5 cm macro shot
Explore the world from different angles.

8 MP Telephoto Camera

3x Optical Zoom1
5x Hybrid Zoom2
30x Max Zoom
Capture the beauty at a distance.

All Day, Full View, Super Definition

The industry-leading 1/1.28 inch sensor with 2.44 μm super large pixel size now appears in a smartphone. Plus with the RYYB colour filter array, it brings massive light, high dynamic range, and low noise. Supporting 4-in-1 pixel binning and Octa PD Autofocus, the 50 MP main camera redefines super clarity shooting with precise details regardless of the scene complexity and light conditions. The HUAWEI XD Fusion Engine powered by the upgraded ISP and NPU is fully competent to swiftly process the huge amount of information and enhance extraordinary clarity at pixel-level for every picture, day or night.

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Every Part Tells Another Great Story

Enjoy the grand view with the 50 MP main camera just like how your eyes see, but full of amazing details. Magnify any small part from the frame and you get another great shot with rich texture and colour.3

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Just a Bit of Light, Your Desired Clarity

Thanks to the HUAWEI Ultra Vision Sensor, even in the dark, your confident smile, fancy dress and the stunning night skyline can be captured with great lighting, sharp colour and low noise. Discover stories within stories.3

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Multiple Focal Lengths for Different Stories

Offering 3x Optical Zoom and up to 30x Max Zoom, HUAWEI P40 lets you capture the scene at different distances. See the wide view first, then the detailed part, and lastly something you did not even notice before. Still the same scene, but different stories.

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Get Closer. It Gets Better and Better

It is so impressive to discover the finest details from 2.5 cm close. With the macro lens, you can observe complicated inner parts of a watch, delicate insect wings or exotic patterns of paintings.

The AI Portrait Studio for You and Everyone

Benefit from the Ultra Vision main camera and Multi-Spectrum Colour Temperature Sensor with AI AWB Algorithm, HUAWEI P40 has 45%4 better colour precision and is capable of accurate analysis and segmentation of environments and people. With pixel level enhancement, it restores the original look with great lighting, natural colour and sharp details. Always be ready to take high-quality portrait photos for anyone, in any time or scene.

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Reproduce your natural skin colour in a pure background.

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Even the eyebrow and hair strands are sharp and clear in the close-up.

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Just the right amount of light to illuminate your face in the backlit environment.

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Your smile is stunning in the dark.

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Everyone is the leading role.3

Relax. You Always Look Good

Always be confident to show the real you. The 32 MP front camera carefully keeps your features and intelligently adjusts the lighting colour and lighting on your face to make every selfie look nice and natural.

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The soft lighting, real skin-tone and natural texture make a good selfie.

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Even a bit of light can clearly show the accurate and natural colours.

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Multi-focus plus the distortion correction contributes to a good groufie which makes everyone happy.

AI Makes the Magic Happen

HUAWEI Golden Snap
AI Best Moment5

The AI motion algorithm detects and recognizes posture and expression features. It takes a moving picture and then the Gallery Edit feature recommends 1-3 pictures of the best moving moment.6

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AI Remove Passersby5

Let the AI capability of Gallery Edit help you remove the passersby7 by combining several frames into one. So you can have a clean background and the focus completely stands out.6

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AI Remove Reflection5

Don't let light reflection ruin a good photo. The AI capability of Gallery Edit will help you fix it by removing the specific layer.6

Ultimate Performance for a Real Experience

Embrace the ultra-fast speed with the world’s first integrated 5G SoC8, Kirin 990 5G chipset. Thanks to the 7nm+ EUV technology and innovative CPU architectures, HUAWEI P40 can achieve high efficiency and system fluidity. Be amazed by the outstanding graphics performance of Mali-G76 MC16 GPU, unparalleled image processing powered by the upgraded ISP, and advanced AI capability in the dual core NPU.

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4K Livestream

The ultra-high network speed plus low delay time, means you can enjoy clear and fluent 4K livestream as much as possible.

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Dual SIM Plus eSIM9

Select any two out of the three channels based on your needs. When one SIM card is used on a call, the other can still receive calls or access the internet at the same time.

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Wi-Fi 6 Plus

Using Dynamic Narrow Bandwidth technology, the Wi-Fi 6 Plus enabled phone penetrates more walls and floors. Supporting 160 MHz bandwidth, it brings out optimal speed reaching up to 2.4 Gbps.10

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Network Compatibility

Supporting 2G/3G/4G/5G, SA & NSA network architectures and most mainstream frequencies, it allows you to travel around the world.11

Keep Rolling, Enjoy Every Powerful Day

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The innovative CPU architecture brings high power efficiency. And the AI allocation mechanism makes better use of the 3800 mAh12 battery to achieve great performance and longer working time.

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22.5 W HUAWEI SuperCharge13

Enjoy the safe and fast charging. Get ready quickly for the next challenge.

Wireless Charging

The HUAWEI P40 Wireless Charging Case enables the phone to support wireless charging. You can also enjoy fast wireless charging while driving with the 22.5 W14 HUAWEI SuperCharge Car Charger.

Protection Everywhere, Safe and Sound

Your Face is Your Password

The Face Unlock accurately detects your face features to help you unlock the screen or access a private app. No matter if the environment is bright or dark, the verification is fast and reliable.

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Touch, Scan and Verify

Pick up the phone and unlock it with your fingerprint on the enlarged verification area at the same time. It is the most natural way for an accurate and ultra-fast verification.

Know You, Care About You and Protect You

The front gesture sensor and dual NPU work together to understand your hand gestures and help you control the slide or complete a screenshot without touching the phone. Besides, once it detects someone else looking at your phone, the private notification will be shown without any details, so your privacy is protected.

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Overall Protection

The microkernel of this system has achieved CC EAL 5+, the highest level of security certification for consumer device OS globally. Thus, all payment, authentication and other highly sensitive operations are running in the system to prevent potential interception and theft.

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Well-guarded Apps

To ensure the security of every app launched in HUAWEI AppGallery, we have set up a comprehensive system from end to end which includes developer identity verification, 4-layer security detection, download/install safeguards, and runtime defense.

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huawei p40 secured app gallery

A Seamless AI Life

Multi-screen Collaboration6, Working as One Seamlessly

More than just merging the phone interface into the laptop, now you can use the laptop apps to open files on your phone for editing or directly have phone calls via the mic speakers and camera on the laptop. From software to hardware, these two become the better one.14

Sharing Made Easy6

No cable, internet data or any app installation is required, just select HUAWEI Share, and then you can easily start the quick transfer of files or photos between HUAWEI smartphones, laptops, tablets and third party printers. With a simple tap, you can let the speaker continue playing music from your phone or connect with Wi-Fi from the router.15

Multi-tasking, No Switching

Slide in from either side of the screen to access the app dock. Drag an app out to activate multi-window. You can drag and drop images, text or even files across multi-windows.16 When you’re watching a video or gaming, you can reply to messages in a floating window without quitting any Apps.

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HUAWEI P40 Series

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HUAWEI P40
HUAWEI P40 Pro
Colour
  • Silver Frost
  • Blush Gold
  • Deep Sea Blue
  • Ice White
  • Black
  • Silver Frost
  • Blush Gold
  • Deep Sea Blue
  • Ice White
  • Black
Display
Size:

6.1 inches*

*With a rounded corners design on the display, the diagonal length of the screen is 6.1 inches when measured according to the standard rectangle (the actual viewable area is slightly smaller).

Colour:

16.7 million colours

Type:

OLED

Resolution:

FHD+ 2340 x 1080 Pixels*

*The resolution measured as a standard rectangle, with a rounded corners design, the effective pixels are slightly less.

Size:

6.58 inches*

*With a rounded corners design on the display, the diagonal length of the screen is 6.58 inches when measured according to the standard rectangle (the actual viewable area is slightly smaller).

Colour:

16.7 million colours

Type:

OLED, up to 90 Hz frame refresh rate

Resolution:

2640 x 1200 Pixels*

*The resolution measured as a standard rectangle, with a rounded corners design, the effective pixels are slightly less.

Processor
HUAWEI Kirin 990 5G CPU:

Octa-core

2 x Cortex-A76 Based 2.86 GHz + 2 x Cortex-A76 Based 2.36 GHz + 4 x Cortex-A55 1.95 GHz

GPU:

16-Core Mali-G76

NPU:

Dual Big Core + Tiny Core NPUs (Neural-network Processing Unit)

HUAWEI Kirin 990 5G CPU:

Octa-core

2 x Cortex-A76 Based 2.86 GHz + 2 x Cortex-A76 Based 2.36 GHz + 4 x Cortex-A55 1.95 GHz

GPU:

16-Core Mali-G76

NPU:

Dual Big Core + Tiny Core NPUs (Neural-network Processing Unit)

Memory
8 GB RAM + 128 GB ROM*

*The available internal storage may be smaller as part of the internal storage is occupied by software. Actual memory space may change due to application updates, user operations, and other related factors.


External Memory Support:
NM SD Card, up to 256 GB
*sold separately

8 GB RAM + 256 GB ROM*

*The available internal storage may be smaller as part of the internal storage is occupied by software. Actual memory space may change due to application updates, user operations, and other related factors.


External Memory Support:
NM SD Card, up to 256 GB
*sold separately

Camera
Rear Camera:

50 MP Ultra Vision Camera (Wide Angle, f/1.9 aperture) + 16 MP Ultra-Wide Angle Camera (f/2.2 aperture) + 8 MP Telephoto Camera (f/2.4 aperture, OIS)

Autofocus Mode: Autofocus

Image stabilization: OIS + AIS

Zoom Mode: Digital Zoom, Optical Zoom, Hybrid Zoom

Video Recording: Support for 4K (3840 x 2160 pixels) 60fps video recording

Image Resolution: Support up to 8192 x 6144 pixels

Video Resolution: Support up to 3840 x 2160 pixels

Front Camera:

32 MP Selfie Camera (f/2.0 aperture), IR Camera

Video recording: Support for 4K (3840 x 2160 pixels) 60fps video recording

Image resolution: Support up to 6528 x 4896 pixels

Video resolution: Support up to 3840 x 2160 pixels


*The photo pixels may vary depending on the shooting mode.

*The actual image resolution may vary depending on the shooting mode.

Rear Camera:

50 MP Ultra Vision Camera (Wide Angle, f/1.9 aperture, OIS) + 40 MP Cine Camera (Ultra-Wide Angle, f/1.8 aperture) + 12 MP SuperSensing Telephoto Camera (f/3.4 aperture, OIS) + 3D Depth Sensing Camera

Autofocus mode: Autofocus

Image stabilization: OIS + AIS

Zoom Mode: Digital Zoom, Optical Zoom, Hybrid Zoom

Video recording: Support for 4K (3840 x 2160 pixels) 60fps video recording

Image resolution: Support up to 8192 x 6144 pixels

Video resolution: Support up to 3840 x 2160 pixels

Front Camera:

32 MP Selfie Camera (f/2.2 aperture) + Depth Camera*

Autofocus Mode: Autofocus

Video Recording: Support for 4K (3840 x 2160 pixels) 60fps video recording

Image resolution: Support up to 6528 x 4896 pixels

Video resolution: Support up to 3840 x 2160 pixels

*Depth Camera also support face unlock with IR.


*The photo pixels may vary depending on the shooting mode.

*The actual image resolution may vary depending on the shooting mode.

Battery
3800 mAh (Typical Value)

*The Battery Rated Capacity is 3700 mAh.

**Typical value. Actual capacity may vary slightly. This capacity is the nominal battery capacity. The actual battery capacity for each individual phone may be slightly above or below the nominal battery capacity.

***Non-removable battery. Removing the battery may cause damage to the device. To replace or repair the battery, please visit an authorized HUAWEI Service Centre.

4200 mAh (Typical Value)

*The Battery Rated Capacity is 4100 mAh.

**Typical value. Actual capacity may vary slightly. This capacity is the nominal battery capacity. The actual battery capacity for each individual phone may be slightly above or below the nominal battery capacity.

***Non-removable battery. Removing the battery may cause damage to the device. To replace or repair the battery, please visit an authorized HUAWEI Service Centre.

Charging
HUAWEI SuperCharge (Max 22.5 W)

*HUAWEI SuperCharge cable and charger is required.

HUAWEI SuperCharge (Max 40 W)

*HUAWEI SuperCharge cable and charger is required.


Wireless HUAWEI SuperCharge (Max 27 W)

*Wireless chargers sold separately. To reach a maximum charging rate of 27 W, need to purchase HUAWEI SuperCharge Wireless Charger (Max 27 W) or HUAWEI SuperCharge Wireless Car Charger (Max 27 W)

  1. HUAWEI P40 supports approximately 3x optical zoom with 80 mm focal length.
  2. Multiple cameras work closely to deliver the excellent 5x Hybrid Zoom effects.
  3. This photo is for reference only.
  4. Based on results from HUAWEI lab tests compared to HUAWEI P30 Pro.
  5. This feature requires HOTA upgrade.
  6. This video is for reference only.
  7. The editing feature only supports removing up to 2 passersby coming from any edge of the frame.
  8. SoC hereby is a mobile chipset integrated with modem and application processors, 7nm Plus EUV is TSMC 7nm Plus Extreme Ultraviolet Lithography process technology.
  9. eSIM requires a wireless service plan and allows you to activate a mobile network plan without the use of a Nano SIM. eSIM availability may vary depending on country and carrier. Check with your carrier.
  10. Testing data is from Huawei lab, may different according to the environment. Need to work with HUAWEI Wi-Fi 6 Plus router. Wi-Fi peak speed is theoretical speed.
  11. The service quality may vary due to local carrier's network.
  12. Typical value. The Battery Rated Capacity is 3700 mAh.
  13. Maximum data.
  14. Please consult with HUAWEI Customer Services for device list supporting Multi-screen Collaboration.
  15. Please consult with HUAWEI Customer Services about model list of phones, laptops, printers, cameras and drones supporting HUAWEI Share. The devices supporting connection feature are the upcoming HUAWEI Sound X and HUAWEI Router A2.
  16. Only supports Email, Memo and File Manager.
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