Huawei Honor 9x Global vs Samsung Galaxy A40s: Analysis, specs and price

The new Huawei Honor 9x Global come with a triple rear camera set with 48/2/8 MP while the Samsung Galaxy A40s includes also a three camera set but with 13/5/5 MP respectively. Both phones brings new hardware,camera and software improvements. The review for this version with new specs are detailed next.

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Processor

The Huawei Honor 9x Global runs on Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 710F chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 4 cores of 2.2 GHz ARM Corte cores of -A73 and 4 cores of 1.7 GHz ARM Corte cores of -A53. It has a maximun CPU frequency of 2200 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture.
The Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 710F is a less powerful chipset processor than the Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7904.
Meanwhile, the Samsung Galaxy A40s has a Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7904, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 2 cores of 1.8 GHz ARM Corte cores of -A73 and 6 cores of 1.6 GHz ARM Corte cores of -A53. It has a maximun CPU frequency of 1800 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture.

Battery

The Huawei Honor 9x Global battery capacity is 4000 mAh which is a 25% (percent) less powerful than the 5000 mAh offered by the Samsung Galaxy A40s. Some features include Fast charging and Non-removable
The Samsung Galaxy A40s battery include Fast charging and Non-removable

Screen

The handset is using a IPS display with 1080 x 2340 pixels and a screen size of 6.59 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Samsung Galaxy A40s is featuring a Super AMOLED with 720 x 1560 pixels and a display size of 6.4 in (inches)

As we can see here, the Huawei Honor 9x Global is a 0% bigger than Samsung Galaxy A40s screen.

samsung galaxy a40s specs
Samsung Galaxy A40s

Memory

On the memory hardware side, the Huawei Honor 9x Global is carrying a ram memory of 4 GB (gigabytes) or 6 GB (gigabytes) with some features like and a built-in storage of 64 GB (gigabytes),128 GB (gigabytes)

. The Samsung Galaxy A40s is coming with a 4 GB (gigabytes) or 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes), some features like LPDDR4X and Double channel and a built-in storage of 64 GB (gigabytes),128 GB (gigabytes)In the basic edition, both phones have the same ram capacity of 4 gigabytes.

The maximum ram capacity offered by the Huawei Honor 9x Global is 6 gigabytes ,which is a 33.33% smaller than the Samsung Galaxy A40s with 8 gigabytes

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Huawei Honor 9x Global comes with 64 GB (gigabytes) or 128 GB (gigabytes),In the basic edition, both phones have the same storage capacity of 64 gigabytes.

At the more expensive edition, both smartphones present the same built-in storage capacity:128 gigabytes.

Samsung Galaxy A40s gets you 64 GB (gigabytes) or 128 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

huawei honor 9x global specs
Huawei Honor 9x Global

Rear Camera

The Huawei Honor 9x Global main camera setup is composed by 48/2/8 MP , the flash type is LED , carrying sensor like Sony IMX582 Exmor RS , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.4 f/2.4 F.Meanwhile the Samsung Galaxy A40s rear camera comes with 13/5/5 MP , the flash type is LED and aperture lens of f/1.9 f/2.2 f/2.2 F.

Huawei Honor 9x Global Samsung Galaxy A40s
720p @ 480 fps Angle of view – 123° (#2)
Angle of view – 120° (#3) Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2) Aperture size – f/2.2 (#3)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3) Autofocus
Autofocus Continuous shooting
Continuous shooting Digital zoom
Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF) Exposure compensation
Digital image stabilization Face detection
Digital zoom Geotagging
Exposure compensation HDR
Face detection ISO settings
Geotagging Panorama
HDR Scene mode
ISO settings Secondary rear camera – 5 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Optical image stabilization Self-timer
Panorama Third rear camera – 5 MP
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Touch focus
Pixel size – 1.6 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning) White balance settings
Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 2 MP (depth sensing)
Self-timer
Third rear camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Price

The Huawei Honor 9x Global price is $270 and the Samsung Galaxy A40s price tag is $225

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