HomeHuawei P40 4G Specs Review – Kirin 990 SOC & 8GB RAM

Huawei P40 4G Specs Review – Kirin 990 SOC & 8GB RAM

Huawei has just introduced the affordable model of the Huawei P40 smartphone. The new phone is coming with 4G attached to its name which is an indication that it lacks a 5G network. The good news is that it falls under the budget category and still packs an amazing body design with good cameras and specifications.

Design And Display

The Huawei P40 4G is not looking bad on its body. The phone is built with both glass and aluminum frames. It has a smooth and neath panel that measures 148.9 x 71.1 x 8.5 mm in dimensions and weighs 175 grams. The body also has IP53 which gives it dust and splash protection.

On the front, the handset comes with large display size and a wide punch hole housing a combo camera. It has a screen size of 6.1 inches under an OLED capacitive touchscreen with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. There is 422 PPI density for clear viewing and also an 86.3% screen-to-body ratio.

Huawei P40 4g
Huawei P40 4g

Cameras Features

On the camera setup, the smartphone makes use of a 50 MP main snapper, an 8 MP telephoto camera, and a 16 MP ultrawide camera as well. The camera features Leica optics, LED flash, panorama, HDR and can record 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60fps, 720p@960fps; gyro-EIS videos. Users will also get an impressive front camera of 32 MP with IR TOF 3D that has HDR and 4K video capability.

Hardware And Software

On the hardware, the maker ensures that the smartphone will deliver in terms of performance. The Kirin 990 chipset is powerful and is built on a 7nm process node. It has an octa-core processor clocked at 2×2.86 GHz Cortex-A76 & 2×2.09 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4×1.86 GHz Cortex-A55 with Mali-G76 MP16 GPU for graphics.

Storage Capacity And Sensors

The device packs an inbuilt storage of 128GB and 8GB RAM which is expandable via a micro Nano Card. The sensors on the inside include a fingerprint scanner, Infrared face recognition, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, and color spectrum.

Battery Power And Network Connectivity

The Huawei P40 4G has a non-removable battery of 3800 mAh with fast charging technology. It features dual SIM with 4G LTE network, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, NFC, dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS, NavIC, and USB Type-C 3.1, USB On-The-Go.

Huawei P40 4G FQAs

  • Is Huawei P40 4G Good For Gaming? Yes, Huawei P40 4G will runs gaming smoothly.
  • Is Huawei P40 4G Good for PUBG? Yes, the Huawei P40 4G will run PUBG smoothly without lagging.
  • Is Huawei P40 4G Available Offline? Yes, You can buy the Huawei P40 4G offline and online as well.
  • Is Huawei P40 4G waterproof? Yes.
  • Is Huawei P40 4G Water-Resistant? Yes.
  • Is Huawei P40 4G a 4G Phone? Yes.
  • Is Huawei P40 4G a 5G Phone? No.
  • Does Huawei P40 4G Support Wireless Charge? No.
  • Does Huawei P40 4G Support Fast Charging? Yes.
  • Will Huawei P40 4G Work in Canada? Yes for some carriers.
  • Will Huawei P40 4G Work in the USA? Yes, for some carriers.

Huawei P40 4G Full Specifications

Model Name Huawei P40 4G
Announced 2021, February 26
Market Availability Available


Network Type GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE / 5G
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE
5G Network No
Network Speed HSPA, LTE-A / 5G
Network GPRS Yes
Network EDGE Yes
SIM Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


Body Build Glass front, glass back, aluminum frame
Body Dimensions 148.9 x 71.1 x 8.5 mm
Body Weight 175 grams
Protection n/a
Body Colors Frost Silver, Dark Blue


Display Type OLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Display Size 6.1 inches
Display Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio
Display Multitouch Yes
Display Pixel Density 422 ppi density
Display Screen Protection Yes Corning Gorilla


Primary Camera 50 MP + 8 MP + 16 MP
Secondary Camera 32 MP
Video 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60fps, 720p@960fps; gyro-EISs
Camera Features Leica optics, LED flash, panorama, HDR
Camera Flash Yes


Operating System Android 10, EMUI, no Google Play Services
OS Version
User Interface Yes


Chipset Kirin 990 (7 nm+)
CPU Octa-core (2×2.86 GHz Cortex-A76 & 2×2.09 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4×1.86 GHz Cortex-A55)
Graphics processor (GPU) Mali-G76 MP16
System Internal Memory 8GB RAM
Internal Storage 128GB
Storage Card Slot Yes
Sensors Infrared face recognition, fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, color spectrum


Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Hotspot Yes
Bluetooth Yes, 5.0, A2DP, LE
USB Type Type – C
GPS Yes, with A-GPS


Battery Type Li-Ion Battery
Battery Capacity 3800 mAh battery
Battery Placement Non-removable
Fast Charging Yes
Wireless Charging No
Battery Standby
Battery Talk Time
Battery Music Play Time


Audio Playback Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Video Playback Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Video Out n/a
FM Radio n/a
Alert Types Vibration, MP3, WAV ringtones
Ring Tones MP3, WAV
Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack Yes

Other Features

Messaging SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email
Browser HTML5
Java n/a
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Huawei P40 4G Price And Availability

The Huawei P40 4G will sell for 500 EUR and you can get the phone in Frost Silver, and Dark Blue colors. In Nigeria, this is about 235,000 Naira.

Where To Buy Huawei P40 4G

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