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Huawei P40 Pro (TN00 128GB) vs Apple iPhone 5S (16GB)

Side by side comparison between Huawei P40 Pro vs Apple iPhone 5S phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Apple iPhone 5S XHuawei P40 Pro (TN00 128GB)30Points
Huawei P40 Pro (TN00 128GB)
6.58"
OLED

1200x2640

50.5
MP

32mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4200
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
06PointsApple iPhone 5S (16GB)Compare Huawei P40 Pro X
Apple iPhone 5S (16GB)
4"
IPS

640x1136

8
MP

1.2mp

1GB
RAM

64bit Dual

1560
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Huawei P40 Pro (TN00 128GB)

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 (TN00 128GB)30 Advantages Huawei P40 Pro (TN00 128GB)vsiPhone 5S (16GB)6 Advantages Apple iPhone 5S (16GB)
+2.86Ghz 64bit Octa-Core112%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.5Ghz 64bit Dual-Core
+8GB LPDDR4X7 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs1GB LPDDR3
+128GB (107GB available)7 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (13GB available)
+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC
+Until 256GB nano-MemoryAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+HDR10Advantage
The HDR10 display provides vibrant colors and more details
vsNot supported
+90Hz50%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
vs60Hz
+1200x2640 pixels3 times
Higher resolution screen
vs640x1136 pixels
+441 PPI35%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs326 PPI
+6.58"65%
Larger screen
vs4"
+(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
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+1/1.28" inches134%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/3" inches
+f/1.9 (aperture)16%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.2 (aperture)
+(dual front camera) 32MP + 0.3MP25 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 1.2MP
+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)
+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)19%
More apps available to download and use
vs2100000 apps (App Store)
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs4G LTE
+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps19 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 100 Mbps
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4200 mAh169%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs1560 mAh
+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)
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.0 + 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.
vsUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
209 grams (7.32 ounces)vs+112 grams (3.92 ounces)87%
Lighter
9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)18%
Thinner
OLEDvs+TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD 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+Gorilla GlassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

20 Common items in both devices
Aluminum frame, glass front/back / Aluminum body, glass front
16 million
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
BSI sensor
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
Capacitive
Multitouch
+13 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresHuawei P40 Pro (TN00 128GB)Apple iPhone 5S (16GB)
ModelP40 Pro (TN00 128GB)iPhone 5S (16GB)
Other model namesHuawei P40 Pro 5G ELS-TN00Apple iPhone 5S A1453, iPhone A1457, A1530, A1533
Country or region availableChina
China
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandHuaweiApple
Release dateApril, 2020September, 2013
Depth9 millimeters (0.35 inches)7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)72.6 x 158.2 millimeters (2.86 x 6.23 in)58.6 x 123.8 millimeters (2.31 x 4.87 in)
Weight209 grams (7.32 ounces)112 grams (3.92 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minNot supported
System (OS)Huawei P40 Pro (TN00 128GB)Apple iPhone 5S (16GB)
Operating systemAndroid 10iOS 7.0
Firmware updatefeature not registerediOS 12
HardwareHuawei P40 Pro (TN00 128GB)Apple iPhone 5S (16GB)
Chipset64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G (7nm)64bit - Apple A7 APL0698
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 Cyclone ARM v8
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G76 MP16PowerVR G6430 quad-core
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X1GB LPDDR3
Internal storage128GB (107GB available)
UFS 3.0
16GB (13GB available)
eMMC
External storageUntil 256GB nano-Memory
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Not supported
DisplayHuawei P40 Pro (TN00 128GB)Apple iPhone 5S (16GB)
Display typeOLEDTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD
Screen size6.58" inches4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~91.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~60.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1200x2640 pixels640x1136 pixels (16:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 5-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)441 PPI326 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass
Display features90Hz, HDR1060Hz
Mobile networksHuawei P40 Pro (TN00 128GB)Apple iPhone 5S (16GB)
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 Mbps100/50 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 networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1700/1900/2100, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
A1453/A1533 GSM model:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100

A1453/A1533 CDMA model:
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO

A1457/A1530 model:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat21 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 32)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat3

A1453 model:
LTE 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,8,13,17,18,19,20,25,26)

A1533 model:
LTE 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,8,13,17,19,20,25)

A1457 model:
LTE 800/850/900/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,5,7,8,20)

A1530 model:
LTE 800/850/900/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,5,7,8,20)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2600 (Bands 38,39,40)
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA (1, 3, 7, 28, 38, 41, 77, 78, 79)Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
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 (TN00 128GB)Apple iPhone 5S (16GB)
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 (TN00 128GB)Apple iPhone 5S (16GB)
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)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length23mm lens29mm lens
Sensor size1/1.28" inches1/3" inches
Pixel size2.44µm pixel1.5µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital 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 on both cameras
2ª cameraHuawei P40 Pro (TN00 128GB)Apple iPhone 5S (16GB)
Front camera (secondary)(dual front camera)
32 megapixels
0.3MP TOF 3D depth
1.2 megapixels
Front camera resolution6528x4896 pixels1280x960 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens31mm lens
Sensor size1/2.8" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaHuawei P40 Pro (TN00 128GB)Apple iPhone 5S (16GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMPEG4, H.264, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, AAC, eAAC, M4A
ConnectivityHuawei P40 Pro (TN00 128GB)Apple iPhone 5S (16GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
TV outputNot supportedProprietary TV-out
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.1 + A2DP/LE4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsHuawei P40 Pro (TN00 128GB)Apple iPhone 5S (16GB)
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
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
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
- Touch ID
- Oleophobic coating
- Simultaneous HD video and image recording
- FaceTime
- Siri natural language
- AirDrop file sharing
- iCloud cloud service
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplyHuawei P40 Pro (TN00 128GB)Apple iPhone 5S (16GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4200 mAh1560 mAh
Charger, watts40W (10V/4A) Fast battery charging
27W Qi wireless charging
27W Reverse wireless charging between devices
Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day
Standbyfeature not registered15000 minutes | 250 hours | 10.4 days
Radiation rateHuawei P40 Pro (TN00 128GB)Apple iPhone 5S (16GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered1.12W/kg (head) | 1.18W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered1W/kg (head) | 0.8W/kg (body)
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