Huawei Mate 40 RS (2020) review

Android OS v10.0
HiSilicon Kirin 9000
Mali-G78 MP16
12 GB / 256 GB
6.76 inches (1344 x 2772 px)
50 + 20 + 12 + 8 MP, 8192 x 6144 px, autofocus, optical image stabilization

Huawei announced the launch of the Mate 40 RS smartphone in 2020. The manufacturer is offering the Huawei Mate 40 RS phone with 6.76 inches display, HiSilicon Kirin 9000 chipset, 12 GB of RAM and 256 GB of internal storage.

The Huawei Mate 40 RS comes with Android OS v10.0 out of the box, and a Li-Po 4400 mAh, non-removable battery. The 6.76 inches phone comes with a high resolution OLED display (1344 x 2772 px).

Huawei Mate 40 RS specifications

NameMate 40 RS
Release date2020


The weight of Huawei Mate 40 RS is about 8.25 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Huawei phone are average (6.41 x 2.97 x 0.4 inches).

Weight8.25 oz
Dimensions6.41 x 2.97 x 0.4 inches
Colorsblack, white
SIM typeNano SIM


The Huawei Mate 40 RS comes with Android OS v10.0 out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS. Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google based on a modified version of the Linux kernel and other open-source software.

OS versionAndroid OS v10.0
SoCHiSilicon Kirin 9000
CPUOcta-core, Singe-core 3.13 GHz Cortex-A77, Triple-core 2.54 Ghz Cortex-A77, Quad-core 2.04 Ghz Cortex-A55
GPUMali-G78 MP16


The size of Mate 40 RS screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 6.76 inches phone comes with OLED display. The OLED (Organic Light-Emitting Diode) is a display technology based on the use of organic polymers as the semiconductor material in Light-Emitting Diodes (LEDs). The 6.76 inches OLED display of Huawei Mate 40 RS with 1344 x 2772 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeOLED
Screen size6.76 inches
Resolution1344 x 2772 px
Multitouch supportyes


The internal memory of Huawei Mate 40 RS (12 GB) cannot be expanded.

Internal storage256 GB
Memory card slotNM Card


The camera of the Mate 40 RS is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus. The main camera of Mate 40 RS has optical image stabilization (OIS) to counteract camera shake. Optical image stabilization is a must for anyone shooting without a tripod with a long lens or in low light conditions.

Selfie camera13 MP
Main camera50 + 20 + 12 + 8 MP, 8192 x 6144 px, autofocus, optical image stabilization
FlashDual LED


The Huawei Mate 40 RS supports the latest 5G network technology. 5G is the fifth generation of cellular technology. It is designed to increase speed, reduce latency, and improve flexibility of wireless services. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Mate 40 RS comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. The Mate 40 RS phone doesn't have built-in FM radio.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G / 5G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
FM radiono


The Li-Po 4400 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of Mate 40 RS isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Po 4400 mAh, non-removable


Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The Mate 40 RS phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. This Huawei phones come with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Mate 40 RS phone comes with a compass sensor. A compass sensor is a device that provides accurate directions in relation to the earth's North and South magnetic poles. The Dual SIM capability of Huawei Mate 40 RS phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. The Mate 40 RS is a safe and durable IP68 dustproof and waterproof smartphone built for outdoor usage. This smartphone supports fast charging technology, which comes in handy when you need quick juice on your device. The Mate 40 RS comes with wireless charging. Wireless charging uses an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects through electromagnetic induction.

Sensorsaccelerometer, barometer, color temperature sensor, compass, fingerprint, gyroscope, hall, laser sensor, light, proximity, x-axis linear motor
SpecialsCertified IP68 dustproof and waterproof, Corning Gorilla Glass, Dual SIM, Fast charging, Wireless charging

The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Huawei Mate 40 RS, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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