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Huawei P40 Pro (N04 256GB) vs Huawei Ascend D1 (U9500)

Side by side comparison between Huawei P40 Pro vs Huawei Ascend D1 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Huawei Ascend D1 XHuawei P40 Pro (N04 256GB)24Points
Huawei P40 Pro (N04 256GB)
6.58"
OLED

1200x2640

50.5
MP

32mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4200
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
07PointsHuawei Ascend D1 (U9500)Compare Huawei P40 Pro X
Huawei Ascend D1 (U9500)
4.5"
IPS+

720x1280

8
MP

1.3mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Dual

1670
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Huawei P40 Pro (N04 256GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

P40 Pro (N04 256GB)24 Advantages Huawei P40 Pro (N04 256GB)vsAscend D1 (U9500)7 Advantages Huawei Ascend D1 (U9500)
+2.86Ghz 64bit Octa-Core166%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.5Ghz 32bit Dual-Core
+8GB LPDDR4X7 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs1GB LPDDR
+256GB (230GB available)39 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs8GB (5.78GB available)
+Until 256GB nano-Memory7 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
+1200x2640 pixels2 times
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1280 pixels
+441 PPI35%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs326 PPI
+6.58"46%
Larger screen
vs4.5"
+(quad camera) 50.5MP + 12MP + 40MP + 0.3MP12 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 8MP
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+(dual front camera) 32MP + 0.3MP24 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 1.3MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)8 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich ICS
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs3G+ HSPA+
+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps94 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(3G+ HSPA+) 21 Mbps
+Fingerprint sensor (under display)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4200 mAh151%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs1670 mAh
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) Wifi6 + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) Wifi6 + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs3.0 + A2DP
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
209 grams (7.32 ounces)vs+132 grams (4.62 ounces)58%
Lighter
9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)1%
Thinner
OLEDvs+TFT Super IPS+Advantage
TFT Super IPS+ display is brighter and more vivid
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Type-C reversible connectorvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
Not supportedvs+Gorilla GlassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

15 Common items in both devices
16 million
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
+8 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresHuawei P40 Pro (N04 256GB)Huawei Ascend D1 (U9500)
ModelP40 Pro (N04 256GB)Ascend D1 (U9500)
Other model namesHuawei P40 Pro 5G ELS-N04Huawei Ascend D1 U9500-1, Huawei U9500
Country or region available(Global, International)(Latin America)USA
(Global, International), (Latin America), USA
feature not registered
BrandHuaweiHuawei
Release dateApril, 2020July, 2012
Depth9 millimeters (0.35 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)72.6 x 158.2 millimeters (2.86 x 6.23 in)64 x 129 millimeters (2.52 x 5.08 in)
Weight209 grams (7.32 ounces)132 grams (4.62 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minNot supported
System (OS)Huawei P40 Pro (N04 256GB)Huawei Ascend D1 (U9500)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich ICS
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareHuawei P40 Pro (N04 256GB)Huawei Ascend D1 (U9500)
Chipset64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G (7nm)32bit - TI OMAP 4460
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.86Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
2.36Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
1.95Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
1.5Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A9
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G76 MP16PowerVR SGX540
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X1GB LPDDR
Internal storage256GB (230GB available)
UFS 3.0
8GB (5.78GB available)
External storageUntil 256GB nano-Memory
(dedicated slot)
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayHuawei P40 Pro (N04 256GB)Huawei Ascend D1 (U9500)
Display typeOLEDTFT Super IPS+
Screen size6.58" inches4.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~91.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~67.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1200x2640 pixels720x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)441 PPI326 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass
Display features90Hz, HDR10feature not registered
Mobile networksHuawei P40 Pro (N04 256GB)Huawei Ascend D1 (U9500)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
1 slot (Single-SIM)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/150 Mbps21/5.76 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat21 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Not supported
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA (1, 3, 5, 28, 38, 41, 66, 77, 78, 79)Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingHuawei P40 Pro (N04 256GB)Huawei Ascend D1 (U9500)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraHuawei P40 Pro (N04 256GB)Huawei Ascend D1 (U9500)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
50.5 megapixels
12MP periscope telephotof/3.4125mmPDAFOIS5x-optical-zoom
40MP ultrawidef/1.818mm1/1.54"PDAF
0.3MP TOF 3D depth
8 megapixels
Main camera resolution8700x5800 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length23mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/1.28" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size2.44µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedfeature not registered
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationfeature not registered
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection
BSI sensorSupportedfeature not registered
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasfeature not registered
2ª cameraHuawei P40 Pro (N04 256GB)Huawei Ascend D1 (U9500)
Front camera (secondary)(dual front camera)
32 megapixels
0.3MP TOF 3D depth
1.3 megapixels
Front camera resolution6528x4896 pixels1280x1024 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.8" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaHuawei P40 Pro (N04 256GB)Huawei Ascend D1 (U9500)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+
ConnectivityHuawei P40 Pro (N04 256GB)Huawei Ascend D1 (U9500)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedMicro-B USB MHL
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.1 + A2DP/LE3.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) Wifi6 + MIMO802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedfeature not registered
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portSupportedfeature not registered
Other functionsHuawei P40 Pro (N04 256GB)Huawei Ascend D1 (U9500)
Active noise cancellationSupportedfeature not registered
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5, Flash player
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Gesture
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Other features- Colors: Black, Silver Frost, Blush Gold, Deep Sea Blue, Ice White
- EMUI 10.1
- 90Hz and HDR10 display
- Leica optics on back camera
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Fast wireless charging 27W
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black
- USB On-the-go support
- Dolby Mobile 3.0 Plus sound
- DLNA
- Wi-Fi hotspot
- Java framework
Power supplyHuawei P40 Pro (N04 256GB)Huawei Ascend D1 (U9500)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4200 mAh1670 mAh
Charger, watts40W (10V/4A) Fast battery charging
27W Qi wireless charging
27W Reverse wireless charging between devices
Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered630 minutes | 10.5 hours | 0.4 day
Standbyfeature not registered24000 minutes | 400 hours | 16.7 days
Radiation rateHuawei P40 Pro (N04 256GB)Huawei Ascend D1 (U9500)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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