Lenovo Legion Duel 2 vs Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ – Review, specifications and prices

The new Lenovo Legion Duel 2 device has a 2 camera setup with a main lens of 64 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor chipset and a battery of 5500 mAh. On other side, the Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ also has awesome features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Lenovo Legion Duel 2 Huawei Mate 40 Pro+
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.92 in (inches) 6.76 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 9000
Operating System ZUI 12.5 ZUI 12.5
Resolution 1080 x 2460 pixels 1344 x 2772 pixels
RAM 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) or 16 GB (gigabytes) or 18 GB (gigabytes) 12 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes) 256 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 64/16 MP 50/20/12/8/TOF MP
Front Camera 44 MP 13 MP
Battery 5500 mAh 4400 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Lenovo Legion Duel 2 runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.84 GHz Cortex-A78, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Cortex-A78 and 4 cores of 1.8GHz Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2840 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture,ATA 2.0 (Advanced Technology Architecture),Twin Turbo-Fan cooling system,Intake fan with 29 fan blades 12500 rpm,Output fan with 29 fan blades 15000 rpm,Fans max speed noise – 27dB,3000 mm² air duct,4730 mm² VC plate,62573 mm² thermal cooling area,Copper pillars and Dual graphite layers. Running on ZUI 12.5 operating system.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 is a better chipset processor than the 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 ZUI 12.5 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Lenovo Legion Duel 2 is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 660,840 MHz (megahertz) gpu in the interior and the Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ has the ARM Mali-G78,24 cores graphics processor.

Battery

The Lenovo Legion Duel 2 battery capacity is 5500 mAh which is a 25% (percent) more powerful than the 4400 mAh offered by the Huawei Mate 40 Pro+. Some features include Fast charging, Non-removable, Dual-cell battery – 2750 mAh per cell, 65W fast charger in the box and 90W fast charger sold separately.
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 E4 AMOLED display with 1080 x 2460 pixels and a screen size of 6.92 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 Lenovo Legion Duel 2 is a 2.3% bigger than Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Lenovo Legion Duel 2 Huawei Mate 40 Pro+
1000000:1 240Hz touch sampling rate
111.1% DCI-P3 88° Overflow Display
1300 cd/m² peak brightness 90Hz refresh rate
144 Hz refresh rate Capacitive
3.8 ms response time Corning Gorilla Glass
720 touch sampling rate DCI-P3
800 cd/m² HBM brightness HDR10+
AI Display Processing Multi-touch
AI-Picture Quality Engine Scratch resistant
Always-on HDR
Auto Adaptive Display
Capacitive
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Dark Noise Suppression
Display manufacturer – Samsung
Flicker-free DC dimming
HDR10+
Multi-touch
Pixelworks i6 processor
Scratch resistant
Skin Tone Accuracy
TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light certification

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Lenovo Legion Duel 2 is carrying a ram memory of 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) or 16 GB (gigabytes) or 18 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 3733 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 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 Lenovo Legion Duel 2 gives a 50% more ram memory capacity than Huawei Mate 40 Pro+.

The maximum capacity offered by the Lenovo Legion Duel 2 is 18 gigabytes ,which is a 50% bigger than the Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ with 12 gigabytes.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Lenovo Legion Duel 2 comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes) or 512 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Lenovo Legion Duel 2 gives a 100% more storage memory capacity than Huawei Mate 40 Pro+.

The max storage capacity offered by the Lenovo Legion Duel 2 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 Lenovo Legion Duel 2 rear camera setup is composed by 2 lenses of 64/16 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length (35 , of 16 mm , a pixel size of 1 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.9 f/2.2 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.

Lenovo Legion Duel 2 Huawei Mate 40 Pro+
Angle of view – 120° (#2) 100x digital zoom (#4)
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) 10x optical zoom (#4)
Autofocus 20x hybrid zoom (#4)
Continuous shooting 720p @ 3840 fps
Digital image stabilization Aperture size – f/1.8 (#2)
Digital zoom Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3)
Exposure compensation Aperture size – f/4.4 (#4)
Face detection Autofocus
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 16 mm (#2) Color Temperature Sensor
Geotagging Continuous shooting
HDR Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF)
ISO settings Digital image stabilization
Panorama Digital zoom
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Exposure compensation
Pixel size – 1.0 m (#2) Face detection
PureCel Plus-S stacked die technology Fifth rear camera – TOF (Time Of Flight) 3D camera (depth sensing)
Scene mode Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 14 mm (#2)
Secondary rear camera – 16 MP (ultra-wide angle) Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 240 mm (#4)
Self-timer Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 70 mm (#3)
Touch focus Fourth rear camera – 8MP (telephoto)
White balance settings Geotagging
HDR
ISO settings
Laser autofocus (LAF)
Leica camera
Macro mode
Octa Phase Detection AF
OIS (#3)
OIS (#4)
Optical image stabilization
Optical zoom
Panorama
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
RYYB sensor
Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 20 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Self-timer
Third rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto)
Touch focus
UltraVision camera
Vario-Summilux-H lens
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Lenovo Legion Duel 2 comes with a 44 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:

Lenovo Legion Duel 2 Huawei Mate 40 Pro+
44 MP 1080p @ 240fps
Aperture:f/2.0 13 MP
Autofocus Aperture:f/2.4
Face unlock Face unlock
HDR HDR
ISOCELL Plus Secondary front camera – TOF (Time Of Flight) 3D camera (depth sensing)
ISOCELL Slim GH1 Sensor type:CMOS BSI (backside illumination)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Pixel size:1.0 µm /0.000700 mm
Sensor model:Samsung S5KGH1
Sensor type:ISOCELL
Side-mounted pop-up mechanism

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.

Lenovo Legion Duel 2 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+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) HSPA+
LTE Cat 20 LTE Cat 21
TD- TD-
TD-SCDMA TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s) UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Lenovo Legion Duel 2 price is $952 and the Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ price tag is $1450

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