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Samsung Galaxy Alpha (SM-G850F) vs Huawei P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)

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

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Compare Huawei P40 Pro XSamsung Galaxy Alpha (SM-G850F)07Points
Samsung Galaxy Alpha (SM-G850F)
4.7"
AMOLED

720x1280

12
MP

2.1mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Octa

1860
mAh

(Removable)

vs
26PointsHuawei P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy Alpha X
Huawei P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)
6.58"
OLED

1200x2640

50.5
MP

32mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4200
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Huawei P40 Pro (AN00 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!

Galaxy Alpha (SM-G850F)7 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Alpha (SM-G850F)vsP40 Pro (AN00 256GB)26 Advantages Huawei P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)
+115 grams (4.03 ounces)82%
Lighter
vs209 grams (7.32 ounces)
+6.7 millimeters (0.26 inches)34%
Thinner
vs9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsOLED
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C reversible connector
+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+Gorilla Glass 4Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
1.8GHz 32bit Octa-Corevs+2.86GHz 64bit Octa-Core104%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR3vs+8GB LPDDR4X3 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
32GB (25GB available)vs+256GB (230GB available)8 times
More internal storage for applications and files
Not supportedvs+Until 256GB nano-MemoryAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
720x1280 pixelsvs+1200x2640 pixels2 times
Higher resolution screen
312 PPIvs+441 PPI41%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
4.7"vs+6.58"40%
Larger screen
(back) 12MPvs+(quad camera) 50.5MP + 12MP + 40MP + 0.3MP8 times
Higher resolution main camera
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
HDR photo/video only main cameravs+HDR photo/video on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
f/2.2 (aperture)vs+f/1.9 (aperture)16%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 2.1MPvs+(dual front camera) 32MP + 0.3MP15 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 5.0.2 Lollipopvs+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
4G+ LTE-Avs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(4G+ LTE-A) 150 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps12 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
1860 mAhvs+4200 mAh126%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1 slot (Single-SIM)vs+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
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
4.0 + A2DPvs+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
MicroUSB 2.0vs+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
MicroUSB 2.0vs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
Not supportedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

19 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
4K UHD (3840x2160)
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
+12 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy Alpha (SM-G850F)Huawei P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)
ModelGalaxy Alpha (SM-G850F)P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)
Other model namesSamsung Galaxy Alpha 4G LTE G850F, Samsung SM-G850FHuawei P40 Pro 5G ELS-AN00
Country or region available(Europe)
(Europe)
China
China
BrandSamsungHuawei
Release date9/1/20144/7/2020, Announced: 3/26/2020
Depth6.7 millimeters (0.26 inches)9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)65.5 x 132.4 millimeters (2.58 x 5.21 in)72.6 x 158.2 millimeters (2.86 x 6.23 in)
Weight115 grams (4.03 ounces)209 grams (7.32 ounces)
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistant

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy Alpha (SM-G850F)Huawei P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)
System versionAndroid 4.4.4 KitKatAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 5.0.2 LollipopAndroid 11
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy Alpha (SM-G850F)Huawei P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)
Chipset32bit - Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5430 (20nm)64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G (7nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.8GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A15
1.3GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.86GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
2.36GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
1.95GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T628 MP6ARM Mali-G76 MP16 (600MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredAnTuTu: 496356 (v8)
Geekbench: 12848 (v4.4), 3197 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 31fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy Alpha (SM-G850F)Huawei P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)
RAM memory2GB LPDDR38GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (25GB available)256GB (230GB available)
UFS 3.0
External storageNot supportedUntil 256GB nano-Memory
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy Alpha (SM-G850F)Huawei P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDOLED
Screen size4.7" inches6.58" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~70.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~91.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels1200x2640 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)312 PPI441 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Not supported
Display featuresfeature not registered90Hz
HDR10

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy Alpha (SM-G850F)Huawei P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same nano-Memory slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps2000/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
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, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE 800/850/900/1800/2100/2600LTE 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
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA (1, 3, 7, 28, 38, 41, 77, 78, 79)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, 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/NSA
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy Alpha (SM-G850F)Huawei P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)
Back camera (main camera)12 megapixels(quad camera)
50.5 megapixels
12MP periscope telephotof/3.4125mmPDAFOIS5x-optical-zoom
40MP ultrawidef/1.818mm1/1.54"PDAF
0.3MP TOF 3D depth
Main camera resolution4608x2592 pixels8700x5800 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered23mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/1.28" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered2.44µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video only main cameraHDR photo/video on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy Alpha (SM-G850F)Huawei P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)
Front camera (secondary)2.1 megapixels(dual front camera)
32 megapixels
0.3MP TOF 3D depth
Front camera resolution1920x1080 pixels6528x4896 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.8" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.8µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy Alpha (SM-G850F)Huawei P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy Alpha (SM-G850F)Huawei P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP5.1 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNASupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedSupported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy Alpha (SM-G850F)Huawei P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Fingerprint sensor
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gesture
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy Alpha (SM-G850F)Huawei P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity1860 mAh4200 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging40W (10V/4A) Fast battery charging
27W Qi wireless charging
27W Reverse wireless charging between devices
Talk time autonomy11 hoursfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy Alpha (SM-G850F)Huawei P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black, Silver, White, Gold, Blue
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Dual Shot camera (video + photo)
- Fingerprint sensor (PayPal certified)
- Dropbox 50GB
- ANT+ support
- 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

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy Alpha (SM-G850F)Huawei P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.18W/kg (head), 0.75W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.4W/kg (head), 0.506W/kg (body)feature not registered
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