Huawei P40 with Kirin 990 5G, NavIC, 50MP triple cameras announced in China

Huawei has announced its 2020 flagship phone, the Huawei P40. The launch event was held via a live stream.

Huawei P40 Black

The phone sports a 6.1-inches OLED Full HD+ display, with dual punch-hole cameras in the top left corner. An in-display fingerprint scanner is embedded under the screen. The P40 runs on EMUI 10.1 based on Android 10, but without Google services. The selfie lenses comprise a 32 MP camera with an f/2.0 aperture and an IR Camera.

The Huawei P40 is powered by a Kirin 990 5G Octa-core processor, is assisted by a Mali-G76 GPU, and a Neural-network Processing Unit. The phone has 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. It is backed by a 3800 mAh battery that supports 22.5W Huawei SuperCharge via a USB Type-C 3.1 port.

In the main camera department, the Huawei P40 is equipped with triple cameras consisting of a 50MP Ultra Vision Camera with an f/1.9 aperture), a 16MP Ultra-Wide Angle camera  with an f/2.2 aperture, and an 8MP Telephoto Camera with an f/2.4 aperture that supports Optical Image stabilization and AIS. The device supports 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth5.1, and India’s NavIC Global Positioning System among other options.

The Huawei P40 does not have a headphone jack. It is rated IP53 for splash, water, and dust resistance. The device will be available in 5 colours: Silver Frost, Blush Gold, Deep Sea Blue, Ice White, Black


Huawei P40 Specs

  • Display: 6.1-inches OLED, Full HD+ 2340 x 1080 Pixels, Dual punch-hole camera, In-display fingerprint scanner
  • Operating System: EMUI 10.1 based on Android 10
  • Processor: HUAWEI Kirin 990 5G 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: Mali-G76
  • NPU: Dual Big Core + Tiny Core NPUs
  • Memory: 8GB RAM
  • Storage: 128GB
  • Battery: 3800 mAh, USB Type-C 3.1 GEN1, 22.5W Huawei SuperCharge
  • Main Cameras: 50MP Leica 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, Optical Image stabilization + AIS, Digital Zoom, Optical Zoom, Hybrid Zoom
  • Selfie Camera: 32 MP Selfie Camera (f/2.0 aperture), IR Camera
  • Dimensions: 148.8 x 71.06 x 8.5mm
  • Weight: 175g
  • Connectivity: 5G n1 / n3 / n28 (TX: 703 – 733 MHz, RX: 758 – 788 MHz) / n38 / n41 (2515 M – 2690 MHz) / n77 / n78 / n79, 4G LTE, Dual SIM Dual Standby, Wi-Fi 6, Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax, 2 x 2 MIMO, HE160, 1024 QAM, 8 Spatial-stream Sounding MU-MIMO, Bluetooth5.1, Support BLE, SBC, AAC, LDAC, GPS (L1 + L5 dual band), AGPS, Glonass, BeiDou (B1I + B1C + B2a Tri-band), Galileo (E1 + E5a dual band). QZSS (L1 + L5 dual band), NavIC
  • Sensors: Gesture Sensor, Gravity Sensor, Fingerprint Sensor, Hall Sensor, Gyroscope, Compass, Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Laser Sensor, Colour Temperature Sensor
    Rating: IP53 splash, water, and dust resistant
  • Colours: Silver Frost, Blush Gold, Deep Sea Blue, Ice White, Black

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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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