Huawei P40 and Huawei P40 Pro: Everything you need to know

Updated on January 17, 2020:

In early 2019, Huawei unveiled its latest P series flagship consisting of two models – Huawei P30 and P30 Pro that offers the best camera specs, design, better display, performance, and much more to signify.

In terms of achievements, Huawei P30 series created many benchmarks in the smartphone industry and it’s time to move on to the next P series smartphones – Huawei P40 and Huawei P40 Pro.

Succeeding the P30 series and inheriting from Mate 30 series, Huawei P40 smartphones are likely to deliver Huawei’s new smartphone to the consumers.

However, there are a few months to get an official statement on the P40 series but the session of rumors and leaks are already started and some early speculations are up to be confirmed.

Below you can check every single news, leaks, rumors, and speculations regarding the Huawei P40 series and will be updated upon new inputs.


According to the information, Huawei P40 Pro will sport curved edge display. As usual, the Huawei P40 will feature a flat display. Both displays made with the same dual punch-hole design.


The P40 series will come with a new matrix camera design and could adopt camera tech from Mate 30 series.

Huawei P40: Features Triple rear camera and dual selfie camera.

Huawei P40 Pro: Features Quad rear camera and dual selfie camera.

Huawei P40 Premium or High edition: Features Penta/Five rear camera and dual selfie camera.

According to reports, the Huawei P40 Pro will come with 10X periscope optical zoom and P40 with 5X optical.

Performance and Memory:

Huawei’s latest flagship processor – Kirin 990 and Kirin 990 5G will be used for 4G and 5G variants respectively.

Similar to its predecessor, Huawei P40 likely to start with a 6/128GB variant, both P40 and P40 Pro will get an 8GB RAM variant. By looking at the trend, Huawei can introduce a high specs version with 12GB RAM but we’ve to wait to see that happen.


The battery in the P40 Pro should be upgraded to 4500mAh and 4200mAh on P40 that we can recharge with 50W or 55W charging. On the other hand, both models to support new 27W wireless charging and reverse wireless charging.


Huawei P40 and P40 Pro are almost identical from the design perspective except for curved display in the Pro version, both phones are using the same curved edge glass design on the back of the phone.

The bottom side consists of USB Type-C port and Primary mic (no 3.5mm jack). On the right side, it has volume adjustment keys and a power button, the other side remains flat.

Both Huawei P40 and P40 Pro will come in color options of Black, Blush Gold, Silver Frost, Deep Sea Blue, and Ice White with gradient finish.

There are also high-end Ceramic versions of high end Huawei P40 Pro with black and white color options.


Huawei P40 series will use open-source Android 10 based EMUI 10. These flagship smartphones will have Huawei Mobile Services and applications pre-installed.


Currently, Huawei has not made any official announcement on the release of Huawei P40 series but Huawei CEO, Richard Yu said that the company will launch the Huawei P40 series later in March 2020 at an event in Paris.

Latest News:

January 17, 2020: Huawei P40 Series: Leaks and Rumors thread [P40 and P40 Pro Render]

January 16, 2020: New render leak reveals color options of Huawei P40 and P40 Pro

January 15, 2020: Huawei P40 render leak shows dual punch-hole selfie, triple rear camera, and more
January 14, 2020: Huawei P40 Pro to launch in Ceramic variant

January 8, 2020: Huawei files trademark for “MatePod” headset, could launch alongside P40 series

January 3, 2020: Alleged Huawei P40 smartphones bags Bluetooth certificate

December 30, 2019: Check these concept renders of Huawei P40 Pro

December 25, 2019: Graphene battery in Huawei P40 series is fake news: Huawei Vice President

December 20, 2019: Alleged Huawei P40 cover renders shows quad camera

December 20, 2019: Huawei P40 Pro to come with a monstrous 10X optical zoom and P40 with 5X

December 19, 2019: Huawei P40 and P40 Pro first renders are out, shows new camera design

December 18, 2019: Huawei P40 series will be launched in March with Android 10 (EMUI 10): Huawei CEO

December 16, 2019: Huawei P40 series could come with a 65W charger, Mate Xs 5G too

December 14, 2019: Here’s the fake Huawei P40 render

December 13, 2019: Would you like to see Huawei P40 Pro with 5 cameras?

September 8, 2019: Huawei P40 series will come with HarmonyOS, if not allowed to use Google Mobile Services

August 8, 2019: Huawei has already trademarked P40, P50, P60, P70, P80 and P90 for the future



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