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Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500) vs Huawei P40 Pro (AN00 512GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Huawei P40 Pro phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Huawei P40 Pro XSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)16Points
Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)
5.8"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
19PointsHuawei P40 Pro (AN00 512GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy S8 X
Huawei P40 Pro (AN00 512GB)
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 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 S8 (SM-G9500)16 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)vsP40 Pro (AN00 512GB)19 Advantages Huawei P40 Pro (AN00 512GB)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 256GB nano-Memory
+155 grams (5.43 ounces)35%
Lighter
vs209 grams (7.32 ounces)
+8 millimeters (0.31 inches)13%
Thinner
vs9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsOLED
+1440x2960 pixels35%
Higher resolution screen
vs1200x2640 pixels
+568 PPI29%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs441 PPI
+f/1.7 (aperture)12%
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
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Iris scannerAdvantage
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
+ANT+Advantage
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 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
2.35Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.86Ghz 64bit Octa-Core14%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
4GB LPDDR4vs+8GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
64GB (51GB available)vs+512GB (478GB available)8 times
More internal storage for applications and files
UFS 2.0vs+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.
5.8"vs+6.58"13%
Larger screen
(back) 12.2MPvs+(quad camera) 50.5MP + 12MP + 40MP + 0.3MP7 times
Higher resolution main camera
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
1/2.55" inchesvs+1/1.28" inches99%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
(front) 8MPvs+(dual front camera) 32MP + 0.3MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)vs+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 9.0 Pievs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
4G+ LTE-Avs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps95%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
3000 mAhvs+4200 mAh40%
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.
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM) + e-SIM (Eletronic)
(hybrid slot/shares the same nano-Memory slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOvs+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
5.0 + A2DP/LEvs+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster

29 Common items in both devices
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
HDR10
16 million
LED flash
PDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
OIS: Optical stabilization
BSI sensor
+22 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)Huawei P40 Pro (AN00 512GB)
ModelGalaxy S8 (SM-G9500)P40 Pro (AN00 512GB)
Other model namesGalaxy S8 Duos G9500 (Snapdragon), Samsung DreamHuawei P40 Pro 5G ELS-AN00
Country or region availableChina
China
China
China
BrandSamsungHuawei
Release dateApril, 2017April, 2020
Depth8 millimeters (0.31 inches)9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)68.1 x 148.9 millimeters (2.68 x 5.86 in)72.6 x 158.2 millimeters (2.86 x 6.23 in)
Weight155 grams (5.43 ounces)209 grams (7.32 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)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)Huawei P40 Pro (AN00 512GB)
Operating systemAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 Piefeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)Huawei P40 Pro (AN00 512GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 (10nm)64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.35Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
1.9Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
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 540ARM Mali-G76 MP16
RAM memory4GB LPDDR48GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (51GB available)
UFS 2.0
512GB (478GB available)
UFS 3.0
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 256GB nano-Memory
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)Huawei P40 Pro (AN00 512GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDOLED
Screen size5.8" inches6.58" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~91.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2960 pixels (18.5:9)1200x2640 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)568 PPI441 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Not supported
Display features60Hz, HDR1090Hz, HDR10
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)Huawei P40 Pro (AN00 512GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same nano-Memory slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
Maximum download/upload1024/150 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, GSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat16 (1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,20,28,29,30)
TD-LTE (38,39,40,41)
LTE 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, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, 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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)Huawei P40 Pro (AN00 512GB)
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
CameraSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)Huawei P40 Pro (AN00 512GB)
Back camera (main camera)12.2 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 resolution4032x3024 pixels8700x5800 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens23mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/1.28" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel2.44µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameraPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital 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
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)Huawei P40 Pro (AN00 512GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels(dual front camera)
32 megapixels
0.3MP TOF 3D depth
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels6528x4896 pixels
Video recording (secondary)2K UHD (2560x1440)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/3.6" inches1/2.8" inches
Pixel size1.22µm pixel0.8µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)Huawei P40 Pro (AN00 512GB)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)Huawei P40 Pro (AN00 512GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C reversible connector
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.1 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) Wifi6 + MIMO
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)Huawei P40 Pro (AN00 512GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Iris scanner
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Gesture
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Other features- Colors: Black, Silver, Blue, Gold, Orchid Gray
- Samsung DeX (desktop experience)
- Curved edge screen
- Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
- Samsung Gear VR compatible
- Samsung Pay
- 32bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- 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
Power supplySamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)Huawei P40 Pro (AN00 512GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh4200 mAh
Charger, watts15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Quick Charge 2
40W (10V/4A) Fast battery charging
27W Qi wireless charging
27W Reverse wireless charging between devices
Talk time autonomy1740 minutes | 29 hours | 1.2 daysfeature not registered
Standby19560 minutes | 326 hours | 13.6 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)Huawei P40 Pro (AN00 512GB)
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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