Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 vs Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ – Review, specifications and prices

The new Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 device has a 3 camera setup with a main lens of 12 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor chipset and a battery of 4000 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 Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 Huawei Mate 40 Pro+
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.7 in (inches) 6.76 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 9000
Operating System One UI 3.0 One UI 3.0
Resolution 1440 x 3200 pixels 1344 x 2772 pixels
RAM 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) 12 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes) 256 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 12/64/12 MP 50/20/12/8/TOF MP
Front Camera MP 13 MP
Battery 4000 mAh 4400 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset and the processor has a total of cores composed by 1 core of 2.84 GHz Cortex-A78, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Cortex-A78 and 3 cores of 1.8GHz Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of . Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. Running on One UI 3.0 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 One UI 3.0 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 is carrying a Adreno 660 gpu in the interior and the Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ has the ARM Mali-G78,24 cores graphics processor.

Battery

The Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 battery capacity is 4000 mAh which is a 10% (percent) less powerful than the 4400 mAh offered by the Huawei Mate 40 Pro+. Some features 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.
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 Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with 1440 x 3200 pixels and a screen size of 6.7 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 Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 is a 0.8% smaller than Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 Huawei Mate 40 Pro+
120Hz refresh rate 240Hz touch sampling rate
Always-On Display 88° Overflow Display
Capacitive 90Hz refresh rate
Corning Gorilla Glass 6 Capacitive
HDR10+ Corning Gorilla Glass
Infinity-O Display DCI-P3
Multi-touch HDR10+
Scratch resistant Multi-touch
Scratch resistant

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 is carrying a ram memory of 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2750 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 Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 gives a 50% more ram memory capacity than Huawei Mate 40 Pro+.

At the more expensive edition, both phone present the same ram capacity:12 gigabytes.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes) or 512 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 gives a 100% more storage memory capacity than Huawei Mate 40 Pro+.

The max storage capacity offered by the Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 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 Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 rear camera setup is composed by 3 lenses of 12/64/12 MP , the flash type is LED , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/2.0 f/1.8 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.

Huawei
Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 Huawei Mate 40 Pro+
1080p @ 240 fps 100x digital zoom (#4)
2160p @ 60 fps 10x optical zoom (#4)
720p @ 960 fps 20x hybrid zoom (#4)
Autofocus 720p @ 3840 fps
Continuous shooting Aperture size – f/1.8 (#2)
Digital zoom Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3)
Dual OIS Aperture size – f/4.4 (#4)
Exposure compensation Autofocus
Face detection Color Temperature Sensor
Geotagging Continuous shooting
HDR Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF)
HDR10+ video recording Digital image stabilization
ISO settings Digital zoom
Object tracking AF Exposure compensation
Optical image stabilization Face detection
Optical zoom Fifth rear camera – TOF (Time Of Flight) 3D camera (depth sensing)
Panorama Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 14 mm (#2)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 240 mm (#4)
Phase detection with Dual Pixel Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 70 mm (#3)
Scene mode Fourth rear camera – 8MP (telephoto)
Secondary rear camera – 64 MP (telephoto) Geotagging
Self-timer HDR
Third rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide-angle) ISO settings
Touch focus Laser autofocus (LAF)
White balance settings 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 Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 comes with a 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:

Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 Huawei Mate 40 Pro+
MP 1080p @ 240fps
Auto HDR 13 MP
Autofocus Aperture:f/2.4
HDR Face unlock
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) HDR
Phase detection with Dual Pixel Secondary front camera – TOF (Time Of Flight) 3D camera (depth sensing)
Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor) 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.

Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 Huawei Mate 40 Pro+
EDGE 5G NSA
Enhanced 4×4 MIMO 5G SA
Exynos Modem 5123 EDGE
GPRS EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s)
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) GPRS
LAA (US only) HSPA+
LTE Cat 20 LTE Cat 21
UMTS(384 kbit/s) TD-
Up to 7CA TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 price is $1200 and the Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ price tag is $1450

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