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Huawei P40 Pro (N04 256GB) vs Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Huawei P40 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy Note 7 XHuawei P40 Pro (N04 256GB)17Points
Huawei P40 Pro (N04 256GB)
6.58"
OLED

1200x2640

50.5
MP

32mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4200
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
15PointsSamsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)Compare Huawei P40 Pro X
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
5.7"
AMOLED

1440x2560

12.2
MP

5mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3500
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)17 Advantages Huawei P40 Pro (N04 256GB)vsGalaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)15 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
+2.86Ghz 64bit Octa-Core65%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.15Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
+8GB LPDDR4X33%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
vs6GB LPDDR4
+256GB (230GB user free)102%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs128GB (114GB user free)
+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage
vsUFS 2.0
+6.58"15%
Larger screen
vs5.7"
+(quad camera) 50.5MP + 12MP + 40MP + 0.04MP7 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 12.2MP
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+1/1.28" inches99%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
vs1/2.55" inches
+(dual front camera) 32MP + 0.04MP5 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 7.0 Nougat
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs4G+ LTE-A
+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps3 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbps
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4200 mAh20%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3500 mAh
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
+5.1 version A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.2 version A2DP
209 grams (7.32 ounces)vs+169 grams (5.92 ounces)24%
Lighter
9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)14%
Thinner
OLEDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
1200x2640 pixelsvs+1440x2560 pixels16%
Higher resolution screen
441 PPIvs+515 PPI17%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
f/1.9 (aperture)vs+f/1.7 (aperture)12%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
Type-C reversible connectorvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Iris scannerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+SpO2Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
1 slotvs+2 slots Dual-SIMAdvantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

27 Common items in both devices
Until 256GB nano-Memory
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
16 million
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
OIS: Optical stabilization
BSI sensor
+20 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresHuawei P40 Pro (N04 256GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
ModelP40 Pro (N04 256GB)Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
Other model namesHuawei P40 Pro 5G ELS-N04Samsung Galaxy Note 7 SM-N9300 6GB RAM, Galaxy Note 6
Country or region available(Global, International)Latin AmericaUSA
(Global, International), Latin America, USA
ChinaHong Kong
China, Hong Kong
BrandHuaweiSamsung
Release dateApril, 2020September, 2016
Depth9 millimeters (0.35 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)72.6 x 158.2 millimeters (2.86 x 6.23 in)73.9 x 153.5 millimeters (2.91 x 6.04 in)
Weight209 grams (7.32 ounces)169 grams (5.92 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Huawei P40 Pro (N04 256GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 7.0 Nougat
HardwareHuawei P40 Pro (N04 256GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
Chipset64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 (14nm)
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
Quad-Core, 2 processors:
2.15Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
1.6Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G76 MP16Qualcomm Adreno 530
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4
Internal storage256GB (230GB user free)
UFS 3.0
128GB (114GB user free)
UFS 2.0
External storageUntil 256GB nano-Memory
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayHuawei P40 Pro (N04 256GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
Display typeOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.58" inches5.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~91.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~79% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1200x2640 pixels1440x2560 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)441 PPI515 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 5
Display features90Hz, HDR10feature not registered
Mobile networksHuawei P40 Pro (N04 256GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF) and e-Sim
2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/150 Mbps450/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
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
LTE Cat9 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
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, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 850/900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
CallingHuawei P40 Pro (N04 256GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
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)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
• 50.5 megapixels
• 12MP periscope telephoto (f/3.4 125mm PDAF OIS 5x-optical-zoom)
• 40MP ultrawide (f/1.8 18mm 1/1.54" PDAF)
• 0.04MP TOF 3D depth sensor
12.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution8700x5800 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length23mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/1.28" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size2.44µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraHuawei P40 Pro (N04 256GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
Front camera (secondary)(dual front camera)
• 32 megapixels
• 0.04MP TOF 3D depth sensor
5 megapixels
Front camera resolution6528x4896 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)2K UHD (2560x1440)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens22mm lens
Sensor size1/2.8" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaHuawei P40 Pro (N04 256GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityHuawei P40 Pro (N04 256GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.1 version A2DP/LE4.2 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsHuawei P40 Pro (N04 256GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Gesture
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (under display)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Iris scanner
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Fingerprint (front-mounted)
ANT+
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: Blue Coral, Silver Titanium, Black Onyx
- Stylus Pen (12-bit)
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard)
- S-Voice
- HD Voice
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyHuawei P40 Pro (N04 256GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion (Non removable)
15W
Battery capacity4200 mAh3500 mAh
Charger, watts• 40W (10V/4A) Fast battery charging
• 27W Qi wireless charging
• 27W Reverse wireless charging between devices
• Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered2280 minutes | 38 hours | 1.6 days
Standbyfeature not registered18720 minutes | 312 hours | 13 days
Radiation rateHuawei P40 Pro (N04 256GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
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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