Huawei P30 lite
VS
Samsung Galaxy A40
VS
Screen

We are looking at the smartphone screen for a long time. Therefore, it is quite important to choose smartphone with rich and optimally saturated color gamut. Also, the most mature display technology used in smartphones must be safe (e.g., IPS or OLED).  Which is better between Huawei P30 lite vs Samsung Galaxy A40.

LTPS IPS LCD
Technology
Super AMOLED
capacitive touchscreen
Touchscreen
capacitive touchscreen
16M
Display colors
16M
6.15" inc
Screen size
5.9" inc
93.6 cm2
Screen area
85.5 cm2
(height:width)
Screen format
19.5:9 (height:width)
90%
Screen to body ratio
85.5%
1080 x 2312 px
Screen resolution
1080 x 2340 px
415 PPI
PPI /points per inch/
437 PPI
no data
Screen protection
Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Camera and Video

The smartphone camera plays significant role - it is one of several factors that determine the quality of a digital photo. When compare the smartphones, it is necessary to account megapixels on sensors of the primary and front facing cameras, and also availability of the flash and video-shooting option. Let's see which is better between Huawei P30 lite vs  Samsung Galaxy A40.

48 MP, Triple
Rear camera, main
16 MP, Dual
48 MP, f/1.8, 27mm (wide), 1/2.0", 0.8µm, PDAF -8 MP, 17mm (ultrawide) -2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
Camera specs
16 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), PDAF -5 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide)
LED flash, HDR, panorama
Functions
LED flash, panorama, HDR
24 MP, Single
Front camera, selfie
25 MP, Single
24 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide), 1/2.8", 0.9µm
Specifications
25 MP, f/2.0, 25mm (wide)
Performance

Ok, who win? Huawei P30 lite vs Samsung Galaxy A40. The smartphone must work fast. The higher the clock speed and the more RAM your smartphone has, the faster and better it can be. Also, you have to pay attention to the benchmark results. 

Android 9.0 (Pie), EMUI 9.0
Operating system OS
Android 9.0 (Pie)
Hisilicon Kirin 710 (12 nm)
Chipset
Exynos 7904 (14 nm)
Octa-core (4x2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53)
Processor CPU
Octa-core (2x1.77 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6x1.59 GHz Cortex-A53)
Mali-G51 MP4
Graphics processor GPU
Mali-G71 MP2
microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
External memory
microSD, up to 1 TB (dedicated slot)
128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM
Internal memory
64 GB, 4 GB RAM
138652
Antutu 7 score
109789
163019
Antutu 8 score
127724
317
GeekBench 5 Single Core
263
1282
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core
960
General specs

Here is some information we have collected – from date of release and battery capacity to weight and color gamut of the smartphones. It is time to pick the winner. What is the difference between Huawei P30 lite vs Samsung Galaxy A40.

2019, March
Release date
2019, March
152.9 Х 72.7 Х 7.4 mm
Dimensions (HxWxD)
144.4 Х 69.2 Х 7.9 mm
159 g
Weight
140 g
Peacock Blue, Midnight Black, Pearl White
Colors
Black, White, Blue, Coral
3340 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po
Battery
3100 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po
290 EUR
Approximate price
220 EUR
no data
Battery life
Talking time- Up to 9 (3G) Music play - Up to 62 h
Glass front, glass back, plastic frame
Body build
Front glass, plastic body
Communication and Connectivity

As a result of comparison Huawei P30 lite and Samsung Galaxy A40 , you understand what device is better and what is worst. Below are parameters and data sets which were used for analysis and comparison.

Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
SIM card
Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
GSM / HSPA / LTE
Network
GSM / HSPA / LTE
HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 400/50 Mbps
Speed
HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat12 600/150 Mbps
Yes
GPRS
Yes
Yes
Edge
Yes
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
GPS
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
Yes (market/region dependent) - Canada
NFC
Yes
2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
USB
3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
Bluetooth
5.0, A2DP, LE
no data
Harmful irradiation
SAR EU - 0.49 W/kg (head) 1.34 W/kg (body)
Music and Audio
Radio
FM radio
Yes
Headphone jack
Yes
Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Others
Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Other features
Sensors - Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass - Fast battery charging 18W
Sensors - Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass - ANT+ - Fast battery charging 15W - Versions: SM-A405F/DS, SM-A405FN/DS (Global), SM-A405FM/DS