Huawei P40 series starts at £699 in the UK with pre-order bonuses like the FreeBuds 3

Huawei P40 series starts at £699 in the UK with pre-order bonuses like the FreeBuds 3

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The Huawei P40, P40 Pro, and P40 Pro+ were launched in an online event last month. These are the latest flagships from Huawei, bringing along some very enticing hardware technologies to the average consumer. There are design changes on board, better displays, better cameras, and much more, giving users plenty of reason to be excited about these new smartphones.

Some of the highlights of the Huawei P40 series includes the 90Hz “Overflow” display, a 50MP RYYB 1/1.28” “Ultra Vision Sensor” on all three phones, Kirin 990 5G SoC, large batteries with fast wired charging on all phones, and fast wireless charging on the higher end models, and much more. Specifications vary across the three phones, naturally, so be sure to check out the specification sheet for the exact details on the model you are interested in.

Huawei P40 Series: Specifications

SpecificationsHuawei P40Huawei P40 ProHuawei P40 Pro+
Size & Weight
  • 148.9 x 71.06 x 8.5mm
  • 175g
  • 158.2 x 72.6 x 8.95mm
  • 203g
  • 158.2 x 72.6 x 9.0mm
  • 226g
Display
  • 6.1 inches
  • OLED
  • 2340 x 1080
  • 6.58 inches
  • OLED
  • 2640 x 1200
  • 90 Hz
  • 6.58 inches
  • OLED
  • 2640 x 1200
  • 90 Hz
CPUKirin 990 5G OctaCore CPU:

  • 2x Cortex-A76 @ 2.86 GHz
  • 2x Cortex-A76 @ 2.36 GHz
  • 4x Cortex A55 @ 1.95 GHz
Kirin 990 5G OctaCore CPU:

  • 2x Cortex-A76 @ 2.86 GHz
  • 2x Cortex-A76 @ 2.36 GHz
  • 4x Cortex A55 @ 1.95 GHz
Kirin 990 5G OctaCore CPU:

  • 2x Cortex-A76 @ 2.86 GHz
  • 2x Cortex-A76 @ 2.36 GHz
  • 4x Cortex A55 @ 1.95 GHz
RAM8GB8GB8GB
Storage128GB, nano memory card expansion256GB, nano memory card expansion512GB, nano memory card expansion
Rear Cameras
  • 50MP UltraVision with RYYB, 4-in-1 pixel binning, f/1.9
  • 16MP ultra wide-angle camera, f/2.2
  • 8 megapixel telephoto with OIS, f/2.4
  • 50MP UltraVision with RYYB, 4-in-1 pixel binning, f/1.9, OIS
  • 40MP video and ultra-wide-angle camera, f/1.8
  • 12MP SuperSensing Telephoto, f/3.4
  • TOF sensor
  • 50MP UltraVision with RYYB, 4-in-1 pixel binning, f/1.9, OIS
  • 40MP video and ultra-wide-angle camera, f/1.8
  • 8MP 10X optical super periscope telephoto
  • 8MP 3X optical telephoto
  • TOF sensor
Front Cameras32MP, f/2.2
  • 32MP, f/2.2
  • IR depth sensor
  • 32MP, f/2.2
  • IR depth sensor
OSEMUI 10.1 based on Android 10 (no Google services)EMUI 10.1 based on Android 10 (no Google services)EMUI 10.1 based on Android 10 (no Google services)
Battery3,800mAh4,200mAh4,200mAh
Charging40W wired charging
  • 40W wired charging
  • 27W wireless charging
  • 40W wired charging
  • 40W wireless charging
Connectivity
  • GSM, HSPA, LTE, 5G
  • Bluetooth 5.1
  • WiFi AX
  • NFC
  • e-SIM
  • GPS, AGPS, Glonass, Galileo, QZSS
  • GSM, HSPA, LTE, 5G
  • Bluetooth 5.1
  • WiFi AX
  • NFC
  • e-SIM
  • GPS, AGPS, Glonass, Galileo, QZSS
  • GSM, HSPA, LTE, 5G
  • Bluetooth 5.1
  • WiFi AX
  • NFC
  • e-SIM
  • GPS, AGPS, Glonass, Galileo, QZSS
SensorsFingerprint sensor, proximity sensor, ambient light, compass, accelerometerFingerprint sensor, proximity sensor, ambient light, compass, accelerometerFingerprint sensor, proximity sensor, ambient light, compass, accelerometer
Misc
  • IP53 water/dust resistance
  • USB Type-C
  • Dual SIM, eSIM
  • IP68 water/dust resistance
  • USB Type-C
  • Dual SIM, eSIM
  • IR blaster
  • IP68 water/dust resistance
  • USB Type-C
  • Dual SIM, eSIM
  • IR blaster

Pricing for the European region was revealed during the P40 series launch event. Now, the Huawei P40 and P40 Pro are launching in the UK, giving consumers in this region the opportunity to own and experience the new phones.

Huawei P40 Series: Availability and Pricing for UK

The Huawei P40 Pro will launch in the UK in Black and Silver Frost colors for a Recommended Retail Price of £899. Pre-orders for the phone are already live with Carphone Warehouse, Virgin Mobile, Three, and other selected retailers. If you pre-order the phone, you can redeem yourself a bundle which includes the Huawei FreeBuds 3, Huawei SuperCharge Wireless Car Charger, and Huawei SuperCharge Wireless Charger. The open sale of the phone begins on April 7, 2020. You can of course, also purchase the phone directly from the UK Huawei Store.

The Huawei P40 Pro will launch in the UK in Silver Frost color (via Carphone Warehouse only), and Black (Virgin Mobile and other selected retailers). Pre-orders are already live and continue up to April 6, 2020. You can get a Huawei FreeBuds 3 if you preorder. The phone goes on sale from April 7, 2020, and you can purchase it directly from the UK Huawei Store.

The Huawei P40 Pro+ will also be made available in the region in the near future.