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Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 512GB) vs Huawei P40 Pro (NX9 256GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus 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 S10 Plus (SM-G975U 512GB)19Points
Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 512GB)
6.4"
AMOLED

1440x3040

12.2
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4100
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Huawei P40 Pro (NX9 256GB)
6.58"
OLED

1200x2640

50.5
MP

32mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4200
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 512GB)

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 S10 Plus (SM-G975U 512GB)19 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 512GB)vsP40 Pro (NX9 256GB)11 Advantages Huawei P40 Pro (NX9 256GB)
+2.84GHz 64bit Octa-Core3%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.86GHz 64bit Octa-Core
+512GB (482GB available)110%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs256GB (230GB available)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 256GB nano-Memory
+198 grams (6.93 ounces)6%
Lighter
vs209 grams (7.32 ounces)
+7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)15%
Thinner
vs9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+Ceramic body, glass frontAdvantage
More resistant material
vsAluminum frame, glass front/back
+Dynamic AMOLEDAdvantage
Dynamic AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsOLED
+HDR10+Advantage
The HDR10+ display provides vibrant colors and more details
vsHDR10
+1440x3040 pixels38%
Higher resolution screen
vs1200x2640 pixels
+526 PPI19%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs441 PPI
+f/1.5 (aperture)27%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.9 (aperture)
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C reversible connector
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+SpO2Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+Gorilla Glass 6Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
UFS 2.1vs+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
60Hzvs+90Hz50%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
6.4"vs+6.58"3%
Larger screen
(triple camera) 12.2MP + 12MP + 16MPvs+(quad camera) 50.5MP + 12MP + 40MP + 0.3MP156%
Higher resolution main camera
1/2.55" inchesvs+1/1.28" inches99%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
(dual front camera) 10MP + 8MPvs+(dual front camera) 32MP + 0.3MP79%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
4G+ LTE-Avs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
4100 mAhvs+4200 mAh2%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
15Wvs+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.
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
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
5.0 + A2DP/LEvs+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster

33 Common items in both devices
8GB LPDDR4X
16 million
LED flash
Digital and optical zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
OIS: Optical stabilization
BSI sensor
+26 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 512GB)Huawei P40 Pro (NX9 256GB)
ModelGalaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 512GB)P40 Pro (NX9 256GB)
Other model namesGalaxy S10+ Ceramic (Snapdragon) G975U, Samsung Beyond 2Huawei P40 Pro 5G ELS-NX9, ELS-N29, ELS-N29D
Country or region availableUSA
USA
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungHuawei
Release date3/1/20194/7/2020, Announced: 3/26/2020
Depth7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)74.1 x 157.6 millimeters (2.92 x 6.2 in)72.6 x 158.2 millimeters (2.86 x 6.23 in)
Weight198 grams (6.93 ounces)209 grams (7.32 ounces)
Build, materialsCeramic body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistantIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistant

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 512GB)Huawei P40 Pro (NX9 256GB)
System versionAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 11Android 11
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 512GB)Huawei P40 Pro (NX9 256GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 (SM8150) (7nm)64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G (7nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84GHz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42GHz Triple-Core Kryo 485
1.78GHz Quad-Core Kryo 485
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 controllerQualcomm Adreno 640 (585MHz)ARM 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 S10 Plus (SM-G975U 512GB)Huawei P40 Pro (NX9 256GB)
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X8GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage512GB (482GB available)
UFS 2.1
256GB (230GB available)
UFS 3.0
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB nano-Memory
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 512GB)Huawei P40 Pro (NX9 256GB)
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDOLED
Screen size6.4" inches6.58" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~87.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~91.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x3040 pixels (19:9)1200x2640 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)526 PPI441 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Not supported
Display features60Hz
HDR10+
90Hz
HDR10

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 512GB)Huawei P40 Pro (NX9 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/upload2000/150 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 networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
LTE 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
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA (1, 3, 28, 38, 41, 77, 78, 79)
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-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, 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 S10 Plus (SM-G975U 512GB)Huawei P40 Pro (NX9 256GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.41/3.6"52mm1.0µmAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
16MP ultrawidef/2.212mm
(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 resolution4032x3024 pixels8700x5800 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.5 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens23mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/1.28" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel2.44µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both camerasPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 512GB)Huawei P40 Pro (NX9 256GB)
Front camera (secondary)(dual front camera)
10 megapixels
8MP depthf/2.222mm
(dual front camera)
32 megapixels
0.3MP TOF 3D depth
Front camera resolution3872x2592 pixels6528x4896 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.8" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.8µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 512GB)Huawei P40 Pro (NX9 256GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 512GB)Huawei P40 Pro (NX9 256GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C reversible connector
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.1 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNASupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedSupported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 512GB)Huawei P40 Pro (NX9 256GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gesture
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Heart rate
Proximity sensor
SpO2
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gesture
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 512GB)Huawei P40 Pro (NX9 256GB)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4100 mAh4200 mAh
Charger, watts15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
9W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 2.0
40W (10V/4A) Fast battery charging
27W Qi wireless charging
27W Reverse wireless charging between devices
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 512GB)Huawei P40 Pro (NX9 256GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), 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: Ceramic black, Ceramic white
- Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
- One UI
- Always-on display
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Dolby Atmos/AKG sound
- Bixby
- Samsung DeX
- Samsung Pay (MST, NFC)
- 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 S10 Plus (SM-G975U 512GB)Huawei P40 Pro (NX9 256GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.11W/kg (head), 1.59W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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