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Samsung Galaxy A40 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Discover all the technical specs of the Samsung Galaxy A40 - from its camera and display to performance and battery life.
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Samsung Galaxy A40 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons
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Samsung Galaxy A40 is a 2019 smartphone. It measures 144.4 x 69.2 x 7.9 mm and weighs 140 g. It has a Super AMOLED display measuring 5.9" inches. The resolution is 1080 x 2340 and 437 ppi pixel density.

There is Single front camera with 25 MP. The main camera is Dual with 16 MP.

It runs on Octa-core (2x1.77 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6x1.59 GHz Cortex-A53) CPU with 64 GB, 4 GB RAM memory. The battery is 3100 mAh.

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Samsung Galaxy A40 specs

General specs

Brand and model Samsung Galaxy A40
Release date 2019, March
Dimensions 144.4 x 69.2 x 7.9 mm (5.69 x 2.72 x 0.31 in)
Weight 140 g (4.94 oz)
Body build Front glass, plastic body
Colors Black, White, Blue, Coral
Battery 3100 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po
Battery life
Talking time- Up to 9 (3G)
Music play - Up to 62 h
Approximate price220 EUR

Screen

Technology Super AMOLED
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M
Screen size 5.9" inc
Screen area 85.5 cm2
Screen format 19.5:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio85.5%
Screen resolution 1080 x 2340 px
PPI /points per inch/ 437 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main 16 MP, Dual
Camera specs
-16 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), PDAF
-5 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide)
Functions LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
Front camera, selfie 25 MP, Single
Specifications 25 MP, f/2.0, 25mm (wide)
Video 1080p@30fps

Performance

Operating system OS Android 9.0 (Pie)
Chipset - Exynos 7904 Octa (14 nm)
Processor CPU
- Octa-core (2x1.77 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6x1.59 GHz Cortex-A53)
Graphics processor GPU - Mali-G71 MP2
External memory microSD, up to 1 TB (dedicated slot)
Internal memory 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Antutu 8 score127724 (Rank 509 of 703)
Antutu 7 score109789 (Rank 277 of 2084)
GeekBench 5 Single Core263 (Rank 1020 of 1556)
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core960 (Rank 1053 of 1550)

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat12 600/150 Mbps
GPRS Yes
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
NFC Yes
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
Harmful irradiation

SAR EU - 0.49 W/kg (head) 1.34 W/kg (body)

Music and Audio

Radio FM radio
Headphone jack Yes
Others
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Other features

- Sensors - Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
- ANT+
- Fast battery charging 15W
- Versions: SM-A405F/DS, SM-A405FN/DS (Global), SM-A405FM/DS

Samsung Galaxy A40 Review

In 2019, finding a modern compact smartphone is a complicated task. If you add to that a requirement to be relatively expensive and not weak on performance, the options reduce dramatically. The Galaxy A40 meets exactly these conditions. ... continues. Read the full Samsung Galaxy A40 review.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Samsung Galaxy A40 was around 220 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2019, March.
The weight of the Samsung Galaxy A40 is 140 g.
The screen size of the Samsung Galaxy A40 is 5.9" inches.
The size of the Samsung Galaxy A40 is 144.4 x 69.2 x 7.9 mm (HxWxD).
No, it does not support 5G
No, it is not waterproof.
Yes, it supports fast charging.
No, it does not support wireless charging.
Yes, it supports the services of Google Play store, gmail, youtube, etc.
There is Dual main camera and Single selfi camera.
To turn on the phone, press and hold the power key until the logo appears on the screen, then release the key. If the phone does not turn on after a few seconds, connect the charger and try again in a minute.
To turn off the phone, press and hold the power button until the power icon appears, then tap the power icon.
To restart the phone, press and hold the volume down key and the power key at the same time until the logo appears on the screen, then release them. This may take up to 30 seconds.
To take a screenshot, press and release the volume down button and the power button at the same time. A thumbnail of the screenshot will appear immediately after that.