After more than a month after the Mate 40 Pro and Mate 40 Pro+ went on sale, the “standard version” of the Huawei Mate 40 of the series finally started pre-sale this morning. As expected, it was gone in less than 1 minute.
According to Huawei’s official page, it will be go on sale on December 21 and is expected to be shipped before January 3, 2021. The Huawei Mate 40 is available in 8GB+128GB and 8GB+256GB versions, priced at 4,999 yuan ($764) and 5,499 yuan ($840), respectively. Five colors are available in bright black, glaze white, secret silver, summer Populus, and autumn Populus.
The Mate 40 and 40 Pro, Mate 40 Pro + have a Kirin 9000E processor. The difference between the original Kirin 9000 and this variant is minimal. Both of them have the Mali-G78 graphics image processor. But the Kirin 9000 uses the 24-core architecture, while the Kirin 9000E has 22 cores. In addition, the NPU part of Kirin 9000 uses a combination of 2 large cores + 1 micro core, while Kirin 9000E is a combination of 1 large core + 1 micro core. Overall, the Kirin 9000E is the Lite version of the Kirin 9000. Th
In terms of other specifications, the Huawei Mate 40 uses a 6.5-inch single-hole OLED screen with a resolution of 2376×1080. It supports up to 90Hz refresh rate and 240Hz sampling touch rate. There is a built-in 4200mAh battery, which supports 40W fast charging. Rear three cameras are the 50MP super-sensing CMOS (wide angle, f/1.9 aperture), the 16MP movie lens (ultra wide angle, f/2.2 aperture) and the 8MP telephoto lens (f/2.4 aperture, support OIS). They support auto focus. It also has a 13MP front lens (wide angle, f/2.4 aperture).