Samsung Galaxy A40 Review: Perfect Compact Mid-range Smartphone

Experience a compact mid-ranger with Super AMOLED display

Samsung Galaxy A40 Review, specs, price, release date| Android smartphone
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We have seen so many new smartphone releases from Samsung mobile this year in different series. The company launched smartphones in the Galaxy M-series, A-series, and S-series, but none of them is as compact as the latest Galaxy A40 in the A-series lineup. The Galaxy A40 as a mid-ranger has a Super AMOLED display and an ultra wide-angle camera as the major selling points.

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The smartphone is affordable and can comfortably serve as a perfect alternative to the Galaxy S10e. Apart from that, the smartphone comes with a glasstic design Infinity-U display and dual camera setup. The phone hosts an in-house Exynos 7885 chip that can stand tall with the chipset other competitors like Qualcomm is offering. Considering the compact nature of the smartphone, the 3,100mAh battery will surely go a long way in terms of power usage when fully charged. The smartphone also comes with a 15W fast charging technology.

Since the Android smartphone has a compact build, the display measures 5.9-inch that delivers 2340 x 1080 pixels in resolution. As we know, the Galaxy A40 features a dual camera setup on the rear, which includes a 16MP (f/1.7) main sensor and a 5MP (f/2.2) depth sensor. Interestingly, the front hosts a single 25MP (f/2.0) selfie shooter.

The Samsung Galaxy A40 runs Android 9 Pie, based on Octa-core chipset and a $GB of RAM for fast processing. The internal storage is at 64GB and can be expanded up to 512GB via microSD card.

On the release date and price, the phone is expected to be released on May 15, but no idea on the expected price. We are sure to keep you updated as soon we have more information in regards to that.

Samsung Galaxy A40 Full Specifications


Display5.9″ (14.99 cm)
Storage64 GB
Camera16 MP + 5 MP
Battery3100 mAh
Ram4 GB
Launch Date In IndiaMay 15, 2019


Fingerprint Sensor PositionRear
Other SensorsLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Fingerprint SensorYes


Operating SystemAndroid v9.0 (Pie)
Sim SlotsDual SIM, GSM+GSM
ModelGalaxy A40
Launch DateMay 15, 2019 (Expected)
Sim SizeSIM1: Nano SIM2: Nano
Network4G: Available (supports Indian bands) 3G: Available, 2G: Available
Fingerprint SensorYes


Audio Jack3.5 mm


ChipsetSamsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885
GraphicsMali-G71 MP2
ProcessorOcta-core (1.8 GHz, Dual core, Cortex A73 + 1.6 GHz, Hexa Core, Cortex A53)
Architecture64 bit
Ram4 GB


Thickness7.9 mm
Width69.2 mm
Weight140 grams
Height144.4 mm
ColoursBlack, Blue, Orange, White


Display TypeSuper AMOLED
Aspect Ratio19.5:9
Bezelless DisplayYes with waterdrop notch
Pixel Density437 ppi
Screen To Body Ratio Calculated85.33 %
Screen Size5.9 inches (14.99 cm)
Screen Resolution1080 x 2340 pixels
Touch ScreenYes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch


User Available StorageUp to 49.4 GB
Internal Memory64 GB
Expandable MemoryYes Up to 512 GB


SettingsExposure compensation, ISO control
Camera FeaturesDigital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
Image Resolution4616 x 3464 Pixels
Shooting ModesContinuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Resolution25 MP Front Camera
Physical ApertureF2.0
Optical Image StabilisationNo
Video Recording1920×1080 @ 30 fps


User ReplaceableNo
TalktimeUp to 18 Hours(3G)
Capacity3100 mAh


WifiYes Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz
Wifi FeaturesWi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot
BluetoothYes v5.0
Usb Type CYes (Doesn`t support micro-USB)
Usb ConnectivityMass storage device, USB charging
Network Support4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G
GpsYes with A-GPS, Glonass
Sim 14G Bands:TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5) / 800(band 20)3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS:Available EDGE:Available
Sim SizeSIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano
Sim 24G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5) / 800(band 20)3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS:Available EDGE:Available





Samsung Galaxy A40



  • Exynos 7885 SoC
  • 3100mAh battery
  • Super AMOLED Display
  • 4GB RAM
  • Fingerprint scanner