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Huawei P40 Pro (NX9 256GB) vs Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935K)

Side by side comparison between Huawei P40 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Huawei P40 Pro (NX9 256GB)
6.58"
OLED

1200x2640

50.5
MP

32mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4200
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
14PointsSamsung Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935K)Compare Huawei P40 Pro X
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935K)
5.5"
AMOLED

1440x2560

12.2
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3600
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Huawei P40 Pro (NX9 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 (NX9 256GB)21 Advantages Huawei P40 Pro (NX9 256GB)vsGalaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935K)14 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935K)
+2.86Ghz 64bit Octa-Core21%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+8GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs4GB LPDDR4
+256GB (230GB available)105%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs128GB (112GB available)
+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vsUFS 2.0
+6.58"20%
Larger screen
vs5.5"
+(quad camera) 50.5MP + 12MP + 40MP + 0.3MP7 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" inches95%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.5" inches
+(dual front camera) 32MP + 0.3MP5 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 8.0 Oreo
+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 mAh17%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3600 mAh
+40W167%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
vs15W
+2 slots (Dual-SIM) + e-SIM (Eletronic)
(hybrid slot/shares the same nano-Memory slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+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 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.2 + A2DP
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
209 grams (7.32 ounces)vs+157 grams (5.5 ounces)33%
Lighter
9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)17%
Thinner
OLEDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
1200x2640 pixelsvs+1440x2560 pixels16%
Higher resolution screen
441 PPIvs+534 PPI21%
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+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
Not supportedvs+Digital TVAdvantage
Watch your favorite TV shows anywhere
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 4Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

26 Common items in both devices
Until 256GB nano-Memory / Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
16 million
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
OIS: Optical stabilization
BSI sensor
+19 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresHuawei P40 Pro (NX9 256GB)Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935K)
ModelP40 Pro (NX9 256GB)Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935K)
Other model namesHuawei P40 Pro 5G ELS-NX9, ELS-N29, ELS-N29DKT Galaxy S7 edge G935K (Korea Telecom), Samsung Hero 2
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
South Korea
South Korea
BrandHuaweiSamsung
Release dateApril, 2020March, 2016
Depth9 millimeters (0.35 inches)7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)72.6 x 158.2 millimeters (2.86 x 6.23 in)72.6 x 150.9 millimeters (2.86 x 5.94 in)
Weight209 grams (7.32 ounces)157 grams (5.5 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 (NX9 256GB)Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935K)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 8.0 Oreo
HardwareHuawei P40 Pro (NX9 256GB)Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935K)
Chipset64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G (7nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 8 Octa 8890 (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
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core Exynos M1 Mongoose
1.6Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G76 MP16ARM Mali-T880 MP12
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4
Internal storage256GB (230GB available)
UFS 3.0
128GB (112GB available)
UFS 2.0
External storageUntil 256GB nano-Memory
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayHuawei P40 Pro (NX9 256GB)Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935K)
Display typeOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.58" inches5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~91.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~76.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1200x2640 pixels1440x2560 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)441 PPI534 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 4
Display features90Hz, HDR10feature not registered
Mobile networksHuawei P40 Pro (NX9 256GB)Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935K)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same nano-Memory slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
1 slot (Single-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 850/900/1800/1900Tri-Band 900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat21 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (32, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat9 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA (1, 3, 28, 38, 41, 77, 78, 79)Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingHuawei P40 Pro (NX9 256GB)Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935K)
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 (NX9 256GB)Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935K)
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
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" inches1/2.5" 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 (NX9 256GB)Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935K)
Front camera (secondary)(dual front camera)
32 megapixels
0.3MP TOF 3D depth
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" inches1/4.1" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.34µm pixel
MultimediaHuawei P40 Pro (NX9 256GB)Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935K)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedDigital TV
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityHuawei P40 Pro (NX9 256GB)Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935K)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.1 + A2DP/LE4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) Wifi6 + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsHuawei P40 Pro (NX9 256GB)Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935K)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
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
Barometer
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (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: Black, White, Gold, Silver
- Curved edge screen
- Body material: Aluminium
- Corning Gorilla Glass back panel
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Samsung Gear VR compatible
- Fast battery charging: 83% in 30min
- Quick Charge 3.0
- Qi Wireless charging (PMA)
- OneDrive 115GB
- Samsung Pay (Visa/Master)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- IP68 certified: dust proof and water resistant over 1.5 meter and 30min
Power supplyHuawei P40 Pro (NX9 256GB)Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935K)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4200 mAh3600 mAh
Charger, watts40W (10V/4A) Fast battery charging
27W Qi wireless charging
27W Reverse wireless charging between devices
15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered2160 minutes | 36 hours | 1.5 days
Standbyfeature not registered20160 minutes | 336 hours | 14 days
Radiation rateHuawei P40 Pro (NX9 256GB)Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935K)
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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