Mid-range affordable phone equipped Super AMOLED screen and feels compact in size and weight lighter.
Screen size: 5.9 inches | Screen type: Super AMOLED screen with Gorilla Glass 3 | Resolution: 1080 x 2340 pixels | Sharpness: 437 ppi density | Dimensions: 144.4 x 69.2 x 7.9 mm | Weight: : Weight: 140 g (4.94 oz) | Main Camera: 16MP (Wide) + 5MP (Ultrawide) | Front camera: 25MP (wide) | Maximum video resolution: 1080p, 30fps | Storage & RAM: 64 + 4 GB RAM | SD Card Slot: Yes, microSDXC | Battery: 3100mAh | 3.5mm Audio Jack: Yes | Connection: 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector | Sensors: Fingerprint sensor rear-mounted, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, ANT+.
Samsung is pricing the mid-range phone quite reasonably, however expecting more goodies you should not missed when buying a mid-range smartphone is very important. Thus, the Galaxy A40 that comes along with the top-tier Super AMOLED screen yet protected with Gorilla Glass 3 effectively secure your screen if you accidentally dropped your phone.
This Galaxy A40 also built with design of water drop display that puts the notch with a high pixel of selfie camera at 25MP while getting primary camera comes with dual-camera setup at 16MP wide sensor and 8MP ultrawide sensor to capture wider images.
With a much more compact screen size at 5.9 inches but it weighs around 140 grams does makes this compact and very light weight. For security wise, you are getting rear mounted finger print sensor that assist to increases the ease of unlocking your phone.
The Galaxy A40 also powered with Exynos 7904 Chipset that operates very smooth over the entire applications thanks to the standard 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage, yet also having ability to expand storage through SD card slot. In the aspect of gaming on this phone, you will not be disappointed because you could play various 3D games, eg. PUBG where adjusted even up to HDR and EXTREME setting with no issue at all for the whole laps of gaming. Thus, gaming on this phone will serve you pretty smoothly and fluently with no interruption.
This phone also packs with standard battery size of 3100 mAh that can last you about 1 day of average mobile usage till you sleep. Thus, charged this phone overnight to get fully charged battery for the next whole day of mobile consumption with no hassle.
Full specification and price:
Samsung Galaxy A40
|Release date||Released in 2019 April|
|Display||Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors,
Diagonal screen size of 5.9 inches, 85.5 cm2 with 85.5% screen-to-body ratio,
Resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio with 437 ppi density,
Protection with Corning Gorilla Glass 3
|OS||Android 9.0 (Pie)|
|Chipset||Exynos 7904 (14 nm)|
|Processor||Octa-core (2×1.77 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6×1.59 GHz Cortex-A53)|
|Storage size & type||64GB
16 MP (wide), f/1.7, 27mm, PDAF
5 MP (ultrawide), f/2.2, 12mm,
LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video recording at 1080p@30fps
25 MP(wide), f/2.0, 25mm, 1/2.8″, 0.9µm
Video recording at 1080p@30fps
|Sensors||Fingerprint rear-mounted, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass.
|SD Card Slot||Yes, microSDXC with dedicated slot,|
|USB type||2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB OTG.|
|SIM card Slot||Single Nano-SIM (or) Dual Nano-SIM, dual stand-by.|
|Networking||GSM / HSPA / LTE,
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
Radio: FM radio
|Audio||Loud Speaker: Yes, Stereo Speaker.
3.5mm headphone jack: Yes
|Battery Size||Non-removable Li-Po 3100 mAh battery
Fast charging 15W
|Dimensions , Weight and Build||144.4 x 69.2 x 7.9 mm (5.69 x 2.72 x 0.31 in)
Weight: 140 g (4.94 oz)
Build Glass with front Gorilla Glass 3, plastic back, plastic frame
|Colors||Black, White, Blue, Coral|
|Model||SM-A405F, SM-A405FN, SM-A405FM|
|Price||Samsung Galaxy A40 priced at
$226 at for 64GB + 4GB RAM,