Huawei Mate 40 Pro Plus vs Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G – Analysis, specs and prices

The new Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ device has a 5 camera setup with a main lens of 50 MP, Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 9000 processor chipset and a battery of 4400 mAh. On other side, the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

 

Specifications

Feature Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.76 in (inches) 6.9 in (inches)
Processor Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 9000 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus
Operating System EMUI 1 with Huawei Mobile Services EMUI 1 with Huawei Mobile Services
Resolution 1344 x 2772 pixels 1440 x 3088 pixels
RAM 12 GB (gigabytes) 12 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 256 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 50/20/12/8/TOF MP 108/12/12 MP
Front Camera 13 MP 10 MP
Battery 4400 mAh 4500 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ runs on Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 9000 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 3.13 GHz ARM Corte core of -A77, 3 cores of 2.54 GHz ARM Corte cores of -A77 and 4 cores of 2.05 GHz ARM Corte cores of -A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 3130 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. Running on EMUI 1 with Huawei Mobile Services operating system.

The Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 9000 is a less powerful chipset processor than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus.

Meanwhile, the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 3.09 GHz Kryo 485, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Kryo 485 and 4 cores of 1.80 GHz Kryo 485. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 3090 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. And it’s running on EMUI 1 with Huawei Mobile Services OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ is carrying a ARM Mali-G78,24 cores gpu in the interior and the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G has the Qualcomm Adreno 650 graphics processor.

Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ vs Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G
Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ vs Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G

Battery

The Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ battery capacity is 4400 mAh which is a 2.2% (percent) less powerful than the 4500 mAh offered by the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G. Some features include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, 50W Wireless Huawei SuperCharge and Huawei SuperCharge.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G battery include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, Qi/PMA wireless charging – 15 W, Wireless reverse charging – 9 W, Fast Wireless Charging 2.0 and USB Power Delivery 3.0.

Screen

The device is using a Flex OLED display with 1344 x 2772 pixels and a screen size of 6.76 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G is featuring a Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with 1440 x 3088 pixels and a screen size of 6.9 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ is a 2% smaller than Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G
240Hz touch sampling rate 120Hz refresh rate
88° Overflow Display Always-On Display
90Hz refresh rate Capacitive
Capacitive Corning Gorilla Glass 6
Corning Gorilla Glass HDR10+
DCI-P3 Infinity-O Display
HDR10+ Multi-touch
Multi-touch Scratch resistant
Scratch resistant

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ is carrying a ram memory of 12 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G is coming with a 12 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.
In the basic edition, both phones have the same ram capacity of 12 gigabytes.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ comes with or 256 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ gives a 100% more storage memory capacity than Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G.

The maximum storage capacity offered by the Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ is 256 gigabytes ,which is a 100% less than the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G with 512 gigabytes

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G gets you or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes) or 512 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ rear camera setup is composed by 5 lenses of 50/20/12/8/TOF MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length 35 mm:23 mm and aperture lens of f/1.9 f/1.8 f/2.4 f/4.4 respectively.

Huawei mate 40 pro plus
Huawei mate 40 pro plus

Meanwhile the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G rear camera comes with 3 lenses of 108/12/12 MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length (35 mm) of 25 mm , carrying sensor like Samsung S5KHM1 Camera sensor size:8.17 x 10.82 mm , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.2 f/3.0 respectively.

Samsung galaxy note 20 ultra camera
Samsung galaxy note 20 ultra camera
Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G
100x digital zoom (#4) 1080p @ 240 fps
10x optical zoom (#4) 20x digital zoom (#3)
20x hybrid zoom (#4) 2160p @ 60 fps
720p @ 3840 fps 50x Super Resolution Zoom (#3)
Aperture size – f/1.8 (#2) 5x optical zoom (#3)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3) 720p @ 960 fps
Aperture size – f/4.4 (#4) Angle of view – 120° (#2)
Autofocus Angle of view – 20° (#3)
Color Temperature Sensor Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
Continuous shooting Aperture size – f/3.0 (#3)
Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF) Autofocus
Digital image stabilization Continuous autofocus
Digital zoom Continuous shooting
Exposure compensation Digital image stabilization
Face detection Digital zoom
Fifth rear camera – TOF (Time Of Flight) 3D camera (depth sensing) Dual-pixel Phase detection
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 14 mm (#2) Exposure compensation
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 240 mm (#4) Face detection
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 70 mm (#3) Geotagging
Fourth rear camera – 8MP (telephoto) HDR
Geotagging HDR10+ video recording
HDR High CRI LED Flash
ISO settings ISO settings
Laser autofocus (LAF) Laser autofocus (LAF)
Leica camera Nonacell pixel size – 2.4 μm (9-in-1 pixel binning)
Macro mode Optical image stabilization
Octa Phase Detection AF Optical zoom
OIS (#3) Panorama
OIS (#4) Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Optical image stabilization Pixel size – 1.0 µm (#3)
Optical zoom Pixel size – 1.4 µm (#2)
Panorama Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle)
RYYB sensor Self-timer
Scene mode Sensor version – Samsung S5K2L3SX (#2)
Secondary rear camera – 20 MP (ultra-wide angle) Sensor size – 5.88 mm x 7.68 mm (#2)
Self-timer Sensor type – ISOCELL Bright
Third rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto) Third rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto)
Touch focus Touch focus
UltraVision camera Tracking AF
Vario-Summilux-H lens White balance settings
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ comes with a 13 MP in the front.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G has a 10 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G
1080p @ 240fps 10 MP
13 MP Aperture:f/2.2
Aperture:f/2.4 Auto HDR
Face unlock Autofocus
HDR Face detection
Secondary front camera – TOF (Time Of Flight) 3D camera (depth sensing) Face unlock
Sensor type:CMOS BSI (backside illumination) HDR
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Pixel size:1.22 µm /0.001220 mm
Sensor model:Samsung S5K3J1
Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor)

Data network and speed connectivity/bandwidth

The mobile networks technologies improve the communication between devices, connectivity speed and files download/upload bandwidth depending of the place.

Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G
5G NSA 5G NSA
5G SA 5G SA
EDGE Built-in 5G modem
EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s) EDGE
GPRS Enhanced 4×4 MIMO
HSPA+ Exynos Modem 5123
LTE Cat 21 GPRS
TD- HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
TD-SCDMA LAA (US only)
UMTS(384 kbit/s) LTE Cat 20
UMTS(384 kbit/s)
Up to 7CA

Price

The Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ price is $1450 and the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G price tag is $1300 (256 GB)

 

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