Huawei Mate X2 vs Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ – Review, specifications and prices

The new Huawei Mate X2 phone has a 4 camera setup with a main lens of 50 MP, Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 9000 processor chipset and a battery of 4500 mAh. On other side, the Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Huawei Mate X2 Huawei Mate 40 Pro+
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.45 in (inches) 6.76 in (inches)
Processor Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 9000 Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 9000
Operating System EMUI 11 with HMS EMUI 11 with HMS
Resolution 1160 x 2700 pixels 1344 x 2772 pixels
RAM 8 GB (gigabytes) 12 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes) 256 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 50/16/12/8 MP 50/20/12/8/TOF MP
Front Camera 16 MP 13 MP
Battery 4500 mAh 4400 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Huawei Mate X2 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 Cortex-A77, 3 cores of 2.54 GHz ARM Cortex-A77 and 4 cores of 2.05 GHz ARM Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 3130 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture and Dual-core NPU. Running on EMUI 11 with HMS operating system.

Both phones are using the same processor, Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 9000..

Meanwhile, the Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ has a Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 9000, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 3.13 GHz ARM Cortex-A77, 3 cores of 2.54 GHz ARM Cortex-A77 and 4 cores of 2.05 GHz ARM Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 3130 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. And it’s running on EMUI 11 with HMS OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Huawei Mate X2 is carrying a ARM Mali-G78,24 cores gpu in the interior and the Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ has the ARM Mali-G78,24 cores graphics processor.

Battery

The Huawei Mate X2 battery capacity is 4500 mAh which is a 2.2% (percent) more powerful than the 4400 mAh offered by the Huawei Mate 40 Pro+. Some features include Fast charging, Non-removable and 55W fast charger in the box.
The Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ battery include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, 50W Wireless Huawei SuperCharge and Huawei SuperCharge.

Screen

The device is using a OLED display with 1160 x 2700 pixels and a screen size of 6.45 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ is featuring a Flex OLED display with 1344 x 2772 pixels and a screen size of 6.76 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Huawei Mate X2 is a 4.8% smaller than Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Huawei Mate X2 Huawei Mate 40 Pro+
240 Hz touch sampling rate 240Hz touch sampling rate
90 Hz refresh rate 88° Overflow Display
Capacitive 90Hz refresh rate
Multi-touch Capacitive
Unfolded – 120 Hz touch sampling rate Corning Gorilla Glass
Unfolded – 8 in; 2200×2480 pixels DCI-P3
Unfolded – 90 Hz refresh rate HDR10+
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Huawei Mate X2 is carrying a ram memory of 8 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.

The Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ is coming with a 12 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.
In the basic edition, the Huawei Mate X2 gives a 50% more ram memory capacity than Huawei Mate 40 Pro+.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Huawei Mate X2 comes with or 256 GB (gigabytes) or 512 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, both phones have the same storage capacity of 256 gigabytes.

The max storage capacity offered by the Huawei Mate X2 is 512 gigabytes ,which is a 100% more than the Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ with 256 gigabytes.

Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ gets you or 256 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Huawei Mate X2 rear camera setup is composed by 4 lenses of 50/16/12/8 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length (35 , of 17 mm (#3) , a pixel size of 1.22 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.9 f/2.2 f/2.4 f/4.4 respectively.

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Meanwhile the Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ rear camera comes with 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 X2 Huawei Mate 40 Pro+
1080p @ 960 fps 100x digital zoom (#4)
10x optical zoom (#2) 10x optical zoom (#4)
2.5 cm macro shooting (#3) 20x hybrid zoom (#4)
6-element lens (#3) 720p @ 3840 fps
AIS (#2) Aperture size – f/1.8 (#2)
AIS (#3) Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3)
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#3) Aperture size – f/4.4 (#4)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4) Autofocus
Aperture size – f/4.4 (#2) Color Temperature Sensor
Autofocus Continuous shooting
Continuous shooting Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF)
Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF) Digital image stabilization
Digital image stabilization Digital zoom
Digital zoom Exposure compensation
Exposure compensation Face detection
Face detection Fifth rear camera – TOF (Time Of Flight) 3D camera (depth sensing)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 17 mm (#3) Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 14 mm (#2)
Fourth rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto) Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 240 mm (#4)
Geotagging Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 70 mm (#3)
HDR Fourth rear camera – 8MP (telephoto)
ISO settings Geotagging
Leica camera HDR
Macro mode ISO settings
OIS (#2) Laser autofocus (LAF)
OIS (#3) Leica camera
OIS (#4) Macro mode
Optical image stabilization Octa Phase Detection AF
Optical zoom OIS (#3)
Panorama OIS (#4)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Optical image stabilization
RYYB sensor Optical zoom
Scene mode Panorama
Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (periscope telephoto) Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Self-timer RYYB sensor
Third rear camera – 16 MP (ultra-wide angle) Scene mode
Touch focus Secondary rear camera – 20 MP (ultra-wide angle)
White balance settings Self-timer
Third rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto)
Touch focus
UltraVision camera
Vario-Summilux-H lens
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Huawei Mate X2 comes with a 16 MP in the front.

The Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ has a 13 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Huawei Mate X2 Huawei Mate 40 Pro+
16 MP 1080p @ 240fps
Aperture:f/2.2 13 MP
Face unlock Aperture:f/2.4
HDR Face unlock
Panorama HDR
Wide angle lens Secondary front camera – TOF (Time Of Flight) 3D camera (depth sensing)
Sensor type:CMOS BSI (backside illumination)

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 X2 Huawei Mate 40 Pro+
5G NSA 5G NSA
5G SA 5G SA
Built-in 5G modem EDGE
EDGE EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s)
GPRS GPRS
HSPA+ HSPA+
LTE Cat 21 LTE Cat 21
TD- TD-
TD-SCDMA TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s) UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Huawei Mate X2 price is $2500 and the Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ price tag is $1450

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