Huawei P40 Lite 5G vs Samsung Galaxy M31s – Analysis, specs and prices

The new Huawei P40 Lite 5G handset has a 4 camera setup with a main lens of 64 MP, Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 820 5G processor chipset and a battery of 4000 mAh. On other side, the Samsung Galaxy M31s also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

Huawei P40 Lite 5G vs Samsung Galaxy M31s
Huawei P40 Lite 5G vs Samsung Galaxy M31s

Processor and Operating System

The Huawei P40 Lite 5G runs on Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 820 5G chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.36 GHz Corte core of -A56, 3 cores of 2.22 GHz Corte cores of -A56 and 4 cores of 1.84 GHz Corte cores of -A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2860 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture and NPU Unit. Running on EMUI 10.0.1 operating system.

The Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 820 5G is a better chipset processor than the Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 9611.

Meanwhile, the Samsung Galaxy M31s has a Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 9611, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 4 cores of 2.3 GHz ARM Corte cores of -A73 and 4 cores of 1.7 GHz ARM Corte cores of -A53. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2300 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. And it’s running on EMUI 10.0.1 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Huawei P40 Lite 5G is carrying a ARM Mali-G57 MP6,6 cores gpu in the interior and the Samsung Galaxy M31s has the ARM Mali-G72 MP3,3 cores graphics processor.

Battery

The Huawei P40 Lite 5G battery capacity is 4000 mAh which is a 50% (percent) less powerful than the 6000 mAh offered by the Samsung Galaxy M31s. Some features include Fast charging and Non-removable.
The Samsung Galaxy M31s battery include Fast charging, Non-removable and 25W fast charging.

Screen

The handset is using a OLED display with 1080 x 2400 pixels and a screen size of 6.5 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Samsung Galaxy M31s is featuring a Super AMOLED display with 1080 x 2340 pixels and a screen size of 6.5 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Huawei P40 Lite 5G is the same size as Samsung Galaxy M31s screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Huawei P40 Lite 5G Samsung Galaxy M31s
2.5D curved glass screen 2.5D curved glass screen
96% NTSC 420 cd/m² peak brightness
Capacitive 78960:1 dynamic contrast ratio
HDR10 Capacitive
LTPS (Low Temperature PolySilicon) Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Multi-touch Infinity-O Display
TUV Rheinland Eye Comfort Certifications Multi-touch
Widevine L1 certification for HD streaming

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Huawei P40 Lite 5G is carrying a ram memory of 6 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.

The Samsung Galaxy M31s is coming with a 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like LPDDR4X and Double channel.
In the basic edition, both phones have the same ram capacity of 6 gigabytes.

The maximum ram capacity offered by the Huawei P40 Lite 5G is 6 gigabytes ,which is a 33.33% smaller than the Samsung Galaxy M31s with 8 gigabytes

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Huawei P40 Lite 5G comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Huawei P40 Lite 5G gives a 100% more storage memory capacity than Samsung Galaxy M31s.

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

Samsung Galaxy M31s gets you or 64 GB (gigabytes) or 128 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Huawei P40 Lite 5G rear camera setup is composed by 4 lenses of 64/8/2/2 MP , the flash type is LED , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.4 f/2.4 f/2.4 respectively.

Huawei p40 lite 5g camera
Huawei p40 lite 5g camera

Meanwhile the Samsung Galaxy M31s rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 64/12/5/5 MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length(35 mm) of 27 mm , carrying sensor like Samsung S5KGW1 , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.2 f/2.4 f/2.4 respectively.

Samsung galaxy m31
Samsung galaxy m31
Huawei P40 Lite 5G Samsung Galaxy M31s
10x digital zoom 8x digital zoom
6-element lens (#2) Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2) Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3) Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4) Autofocus
Autofocus Continuous shooting
Continuous shooting Digital zoom
Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF) Exposure compensation
Digital image stabilization Face detection
Digital zoom Fourth rear camera – 5 MP (macro)
Exposure compensation Geotagging
Face detection HDR
Fourth rear camera – 2 MP (macro) ISO settings
Geotagging Panorama
HDR Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
ISO settings Pixel size – 1.6 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Macro mode Scene mode
Panorama Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Self-timer
Scene mode Sensor type – ISOCELL PLUS
Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide-angle) Super Phase Detection
Self-timer Third rear camera – 5 MP (depth-sensing)
Third rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing) Touch focus
Touch focus White balance settings
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Huawei P40 Lite 5G comes with a 16 MP in the front.

The Samsung Galaxy M31s has a 32 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Huawei P40 Lite 5G Samsung Galaxy M31s
16 MP 32 MP
Aperture:f/2.0 Aperture:f/2.0
Sensor type:CMOS BSI (backside illumination) Face unlock
Pixel size:0.8 µm /0.000800 mm
Sensor model:Sony IMX616
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 P40 Lite 5G Samsung Galaxy M31s
5G NSA EDGE
5G SA eMMC 5.1
Built-in 5G modem GPRS
EDGE HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s) LTE Cat 10(102.0/452.2 Mbit/s)
GPRS UMTS(384 kbit/s)
HSPA+
LTE Cat 21
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Huawei P40 Lite 5G price is $432 and the Samsung Galaxy M31s price tag is $260

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