Huawei Mate 40 and Mate 40 Pro with Kirin 9000, 50MP cameras announced

Huawei has unveiled its latest flagship phones in the Mate series. Meet the Huawei Mate 40  and the Huawei Mate 40 Pro.

Huawei Mate 40 official

Huawei Mate 40

The Mate 40 is equipped with a 6.5 inches AMOLED Full HD+ display with a 90 Hz refresh rate, 240 Hz touch sampling rate, and a punch-hole cut out in the top left corner for the front camera. The selfie lens is a 13 MP Ultra Vision Wide Angle lens with an f/2.4 aperture. The screen features an in-display fingerprint scanner. The phone runs on EMUI 11.0 based on Android 10, and is powered by an octa-core HUAWEI Kirin 9000 processor with a 22-core Mali-G78 GPU. The handset has 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage.

The Huawei Mate 40 has triple cameras on the rear comprising a 50MP Ultra vision LEICA Wide Angle lens with an f/1.9 aperture, a 16MP cine camera with Ultra-Wide Angle support, an f/2.2 aperture, an 8MP telephoto lens, with an f/2.4 aperture, Optical image stabilization and an LED Flash. The phone is backed by a 4200 mAh battery that charges over a USB Type C port and supports 40W fast charging with Huawei SuperCharge. The device supports 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 2.4/5 GHz, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS/AGPS/GLONASS/Beidou/GALILEO/QZSS.

The Huawei Mate 40 has a 3.5mm headphone jack.

Huawei Mate 40 specs

  • Display: 6.5 inches AMOLED Full HD+ 2772 x 1344 Pixels, 90 Hz refresh rate, 240 Hz touch sampling rate
  • Operating system: EMUI 11.0 based on Android 10
  • Processor: HUAWEI Kirin 9000 octa-core
  • GPU: 22-core Mali-G78
  • Memory: 8GB RAM
  • Storage: 256GB
  • Selfie Camera: 13 MP Ultra Vision Wide Angle, f/2.4 aperture
  • Main Cameras: 50MP Ultra vision LEICA Wide Angle, f/1.9 aperture + 16MP cine camera, Ultra-Wide Angle, f/2.2 aperture + 8MP telephoto lens, f/2.4 aperture, OIS, LED Flash
  • Battery: 4200 mAh, USB Type C, 40W Huawei SuperCharge
  • Connectivity: 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 2.4/5 GHz, 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, 2 x 2 MIMO, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS/AGPS/GLONASS/Beidou/GALILEO/QZSS, 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Sensors: Gesture Sensor, Gravity Sensor, Infrared Sensor, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyroscope, Compass, Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Laser Sensor, Colour Temperature Sensor
  • Height: 158.6 x 72.5 x x 8.8mm (Vegan Leather: 9.2 mm)
  • Weight: 188g
  • Colours: Mystic Silver, White, Black, Green, Yellow

Huawei Mate 40 Pro

Huawei Mate 40 Pro

The Huawei Mate 40 Pro is quite identical to the regular model, but has an additional front camera which is a 3D Depth sensing lens. The display is slightly larger at 6.76 inches, and the battery capacity is also a tad larger at 4400mAh. The Mate 40 Pro supports 66W wired fast charging with Huawei SuperCharge, and 50W Wireless Huawei SuperCharge.

While the main camera of the triple lens setup is the same as the regular variant’s the Mate 40 Pro has a 20MP cine camera, with an Ultra-Wide Angle lens, an f/1.8 aperture, and a 12MP telephoto lens, with an f/3.4 aperture, OIS, and an LED Flash. The Huawei Mate 40 Pro does not have a 3.5mm headphone jack.

Huawei Mate 40 Pro specs

  • Display: 6.76 inches AMOLED Full HD+ 2772 x 1344 Pixels, 90 Hz refresh rate, 240 Hz touch sampling rate
  • Operating system: EMUI 11.0 based on Android 10
  • Processor: HUAWEI Kirin 9000 octa-core
  • GPU: 24-core Mali-G78
  • Memory: 8GB RAM
  • Storage: 256GB
  • Selfie Camera: 13 MP Ultra Vision Wide Angle, f/2.4 aperture, 3D Depth Sensing Camera
  • Main Cameras: 50MP Ultra vision LEICA Wide Angle, f/1.9 aperture + 20MP cine camera, Ultra-Wide Angle, f/1.8 aperture + 12MP telephoto lens, f/3.4 aperture, OIS, LED Flash
  • Battery: 4400 mAh, USB Type C, 66W Huawei SuperCharge, 50W Wireless Huawei SuperCharge
  • Connectivity: 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 2.4/5 GHz, 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, 2 x 2 MIMO, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS/AGPS/GLONASS/Beidou/GALILEO/QZSS
  • Sensors: Gesture Sensor, 3D Face Recognition, Gravity Sensor, Infrared Sensor, Fingerprint Sensor, Barometric Pressure Sensor, Gyroscope, Compass, Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Laser Sensor, Colour Temperature Sensor
  • Height: 162.9 x 75.5 x 9.1 mm (Vegan Leather: 9.5 mm)
  • Weight: 212g
  • Colours: Mystic Silver, White, Black, Green, Yellow

Huawei Mate 40 Pro+

The top end version in the series is called the Huawei Mate 40 Pro+. It is similar to the Mate 40 Pro, but has 12GB RAM, and Quad cameras. The extra sensor is an 8MP SuperZoom Camera which supports OIS, 10x Optical Zoom, and has an f/4.4 aperture.

Huawei Mate 40 price

The Huawei Mate 40 series prices have not been announced by the company.


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Ashwin Karthik
Originally a Business Grad, Ashwin is a natural at testing and reviewing apps & games for Windows and Android Apps, as well as flashing ROMs. A proud owner of a Redmi K20, he is also an avid gamer and loves playing on his Computer, PS4 & Nintendo consoles.

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