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In a nutshell

  • 6.1” Full HD+ OLED display
  • 50 MP + 16 MP + 8 MP triple main cameras
  • 128 GB internal storage
  • Available in Black, Silver
  • Comes with Huawei App Gallery

What Carphone Warehouse says

What Carphone Say

"Thanks to the speedy octa-core processor and 8 GB of RAM, the Huawei P40 won’t slow you down as play games or switch between apps. Plus, with the 3800 mAh battery, you can beat your high score without needing to recharge."

What Users Say

  • Operating System

    Android 10 + Huawei AppGallery (not GMS capable) This device features Huawei App Gallery: There will be changes to how you use your phone and apps you may not be able to use.

  • Battery

    Up to 21 hours talktime

  • Camera

    50 MP + 16 MP + 8 MP Triple Rear Camera

  • Storage

    Available in 128GB

  • Display

    6.1 inches

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Design and display

Full HD+ detail

Ready for the next episode? Watch your favourite shows on the go on with the Huawei P40. They’ll look fantastic in Full HD+ on the 6.1” OLED display. And the dual stereo speakers will ensure you hear every line of dialogue loud and clear.

 

Match your style

Whether it’s sleek black and silver or sparkling rose gold, match your personal style with the stunning colour options of the Huawei P40.

 

Camera

Take amazing landscapes & close ups

Check out the Huawei P40’s powerful triple cameras. Whether it’s a wide landscape shot or a close up, they’ve got you covered with the 50 MP wide angle, 16 MP ultra-wide angle and 8 MP telephoto cameras. And shooting 4K video too, you’ll capture all the detail of those special moments.

 

High detail selfies

Want to up your selfie game? The 32 MP camera provides tons of detail for selfies you’ll just have to post online.

 

Under the hood

Powerful performance

Whether you’re checking your socials or playing games, the octa-core processor and 8 GB of RAM delivers a smooth and steady performance. Even when switching from app to app.

 

Stay charged all day

It’s not the end of the world if you’ve forgotten your charger. The 3800 mAh battery provides up to 21 hours of power - almost an entire day to surf, stream and take selfies.

 

Huawei P40 5G FAQs

What is the Huawei AppGallery? What are its functions?
How do I get my apps onto my Huawei device without the Google Play Store?
What is the difference between Huawei Mobile Services (HMS) and Google Mobile Services (GMS)?
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SPECIFICATION SUMMARY

WHAT's IN THE BOX

The box contains

  • Device
  • Charger
  • USB cable
  • SIM card removal tool
  • Headphones
  • Quick Start Guide

FULL SPECIFICATIONS

  • Dimensions

    • 148.9 x 71.6 x 8.5 mm

    • 175 grams

  • Specification

  • Body

    • Nano

  • Calls & Messages

  • Operating System

    • Android

    • Android 10

  • Apps

    • Huawei AppGallery

  • Battery

    • 3800 mAh

    • 373 hours

    • USB Type-C

    • 21 hours

  • Special Features

  • Connectivity

  • Camera

    • 4K 60fps video recording

    • 32 megapixels

    • 4K 60fps video recording

    • LED

    • 50 megapixels

  • Storage

    • NanoSD

    • 256 GB

  • Music and entertainment

    • Dual stereo speakers

  • Processor

    • Octa

    • HUAWEI Kirin 990 5G CPU

    • 2.86 GHz

    • 8 GB

  • Display

    • Full HD Plus

    • 2340 x 1080 pixels

    • 422 ppi

    • OLED

    • 6.1 inches

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Huawei P40 5G is rated 2.8 out of 5 by 12.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Its better than I expected I have read through the comments before i wrote this. I realize a lot of people are talking about not being able to have your apps installed. Personally, before purchasing P40, I have already known that the phone is not google supported. After I received my phone, I used an app called Phone Clone tp transfer my apps over (There are plenty of guidance or videos for this online to show you how to do it step by step). Within the Huawei App Gallery (its app store basically), there is also another pp called "MoreApps" to show you where to get all you apps. I know the process may sound daunting to some but its really not as bad as you thought. Especially given the excellent hardware, including the camera and the battery. I would say P40 worth you a try.
Date published: 2020-05-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It's a nice phone for artist It is a amazing camera when I start a livestream performance. It helps me to create high quality and instant engagement videos. Also, the phone clone has provided seamless transition to my new phone, which is great. The silver color and glass touch point has transfered a new futurism style. Especially for the night , it's shiny and special. Tbh, it's really good to bring it when you going to a show or party.
Date published: 2020-05-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Product! took a little time but worth it! I just upgraded to the New P40 from my P20, loved the camera so much. Before I made that decision, I was actually really worried about the lack of GMS being an issue on the P40, but I was really strongly drawn in by the great design and brilliant camera system on the device. When I got it, I found without google play, it was a little bit hard for me to get apps, in the beginning. I checked on the UK Huawei Community, Lets put in this way, it was really helpful, start from phone clone, actually helped to get most of the apps from my P20 to my new phone, and after that, but still has few app have the issue but not the most imporant one. Facebook, Whats app, all good, ‘MoreApps’, this is the one i am highly recommened which can easily guide you through how to get access to the app you need, the layout is very like Google Play, very straight forward, for example, YouTube, Twitter, EBay and so on. Although, some apps link me to the web version, it does give me exactly what I needed. Once again, I love this camera. if you worried about the apps, have a look my review, i wont say 100% no issues, but 100% not bad as you thought
Date published: 2020-05-19
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Great hardware but highly limited software The device could have the best hardware and looks in the world but essentially it's a beautiful brick. Without any Google services, and believe me when I say you use them even when you think you dont eg the APP store, the device is like using a dumb/feature phone from the 90s. Its price is about 80% too high given the limitation. I used to love Huawei devices but without Google services they are pretty useless. Real shame that US political decisions and protectionism are now affecting consumer choice.
Date published: 2020-05-12
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