Vivo iQOO 7 vs Huawei P40 Pro – Review, specifications and prices

The new Vivo iQOO 7 phone has a 3 camera setup with a main lens of 48 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor chipset and a battery of 4000 mAh. On other side, the Huawei P40 Pro also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Vivo iQOO 7 Huawei P40 Pro
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.62 in (inches) 6.58 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 990
Operating System OriginOS 11 for iQOO OriginOS 11 for iQOO
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels 1200 x 2640 pixels
RAM 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) 8 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 48/13/13 MP 50/40/12/TOF MP
Front Camera 16 MP 32 MP
Battery 4000 mAh 4200 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Vivo iQOO 7 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 3 cores of 1.8GHz Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2840 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. Running on OriginOS 11 for iQOO operating system.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 is a better chipset processor than the Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 990.

Meanwhile, the Huawei P40 Pro has a Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 990, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 2 cores of 2.86 GHz ARM Cortex-A76, 2 cores of 2.36 GHz ARM Cortex-A76 and 4 cores of 1.95 GHz ARM Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2860 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture and 4-layer VC cooling system graphene film. And it’s running on OriginOS 11 for iQOO OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Vivo iQOO 7 is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 660,840 MHz (megahertz) gpu in the interior and the Huawei P40 Pro has the ARM Mali-G76 MP16,600 MHz (megahertz),16 cores,GPU Turbo,Antutu gpu – 173021 graphics processor.

Battery

The Vivo iQOO 7 battery capacity is 4000 mAh which is a 5% (percent) less powerful than the 4200 mAh offered by the Huawei P40 Pro. Some features include Fast charging, Non-removable, 2x 2000 mAh batteries, 120W Super FlashCharge and Super FlashCharge.
The Huawei P40 Pro battery include Fast charging, Non-removable, 40W Huawei Super Charge and 40W wireless charging.

Screen

The smartphone is using a AMOLED display with 1080 x 2400 pixels and a screen size of 6.62 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Huawei P40 Pro is featuring a OLED display with 1200 x 2640 pixels and a screen size of 6.58 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Vivo iQOO 7 is a 0.6% bigger than Huawei P40 Pro screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Vivo iQOO 7 Huawei P40 Pro
103% NTSC 90 Hz
120 Hz refresh rate Capacitive
240 Hz touch sampling rate Corning Gorilla Glass
3D curved glass screen Multi-touch
6000000:1 Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Hawkeye Display Enhancement 2.0
HDR10+
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
SGS Eye Care Display Certification

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Vivo iQOO 7 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 P40 Pro is coming with a 8 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.
In the basic edition, both phones have the same ram capacity of 8 gigabytes.

The maximum capacity offered by the Vivo iQOO 7 is 12 gigabytes ,which is a 50% bigger than the Huawei P40 Pro with 8 gigabytes.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Vivo iQOO 7 comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, both phones have the same storage capacity of 128 gigabytes.

At the more expensive edition, both smartphones present the same built-in storage capacity:256 gigabytes.

Huawei P40 Pro gets you or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Vivo iQOO 7 rear camera setup is composed by 3 lenses of 48/13/13 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length 35 mm:26 mm , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.5 f/2.2 respectively.

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Meanwhile the Huawei P40 Pro rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 50/40/12/TOF MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length(35 mm) of 3.36 mm , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) , carrying sensor like Sony IMX700 and aperture lens of f/1.9 f/1.8 f/3.4 respectively.

Vivo iQOO 7 Huawei P40 Pro
2x optical zoom (#3) 1080p @ 60 fps
Angle of view – 120° (#2) 720p @ 960 fps
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) Autofocus
Aperture size – f/3.4 (#3) Continuous shooting
Autofocus Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF)
Continuous shooting Digital image stabilization
Digital image stabilization Digital zoom
Digital zoom Exposure compensation
Exposure compensation Face detection
Face detection Geotagging
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 16 mm (#2) HDR
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 50 mm (#3) Huawei XD Fusion Engine
Geotagging ISO settings
HDR Laser autofocus (LAF)
ISO settings Leica camera
Macro mode Optical image stabilization
Optical image stabilization Panorama
Optical zoom Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Panorama RGGB sensor (#2)
PDAF (#3) RYYB sensor
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Scene mode
Pixel size – 0.8 m (#3) Secondary rear camera – 40 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning) Self-timer
RAW Sensor version – Sony IMX650 (#2)
Scene mode SuperSensing camera (#3)
Secondary rear camera – 13 MP (ultra-wide angle) Third rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto)
Self-timer Touch focus
Sensor size – 1/2.8″ (#3) UltraVision camera
Third rear camera – 13 MP (portrait) Vario-Summilux-H lens
Touch focus White balance settings
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Vivo iQOO 7 comes with a 16 MP in the front.

The Huawei P40 Pro has a 32 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Vivo iQOO 7 Huawei P40 Pro
16 MP 32 MP
Aperture:f/2.0 3D scanning
Face unlock Aperture:f/2.2
HDR Autofocus
Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor) Gesture motion
HDR
IR sensor
Sensor type:CMOS BSI (backside illumination)
TOF (Time Of Flight) 3D camera

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.

Vivo iQOO 7 Huawei P40 Pro
5G NSA 5G NSA
5G SA 5G SA
Built-in 5G modem Built-in 5G modem
EDGE EDGE
EV-DO(0.15/2.4 Mbit/s) EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s)
GPRS GPRS
HSPA+ HSPA+
LTE Cat 20 LTE Cat 21
UMTS(384 kbit/s) TD-
TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Vivo iQOO 7 price is $586 (8 GB + 128 GB) or $648 (12 GB + 256 GB) and the Huawei P40 Pro price tag is $1100

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