Samsung Galaxy M40

Full Specifications, Price, Pros & Cons, Should you Buy?

Key Specs:
  • 6.3 inches, FHD+ Bezel-less 19.5:9 display with front camera hole
  • 2.0 GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 processor
  • 6 GB RAM, 128 GB Internal Storage, microSD up to 512 GB
  • 32 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP Triple cameras, 16 MP Front camera
  • Android 9.0 Pie, One UI, 3500 mAh battery, 15W Fast Charging
  • Fingerprint Scanner, Face Unlock, Dual SIM, 4G/VoLTE, Dolby Atmos, Screen Sound Technology
Samsung Galaxy M40 Price in India:

Availability Details:
Amazon Exclusive. Also available on company's online store.
OS Updates?
May get future Android updates


  • Very beautiful and good quality display with hole punch
  • Great performance with the new SD 675
  • Excellent rear cameras with excellent wide-angle mode
  • Very good front camera and good camera app
  • Decent battery backup & fast charging
  • Android Pie with very beautiful & optimised One UI
  • Looks beautiful & has decent build
  • Face unlock + Fingerprint scanner
  • Good value for money
  • Great user experience & brand value of Samsung


  • Plastic Body
  • No notification LED
  • No 3.5mm headphone jack

Should You Buy?

Overall, the Samsung Galaxy M40 is a great phone from Samsung and after so many years, it revives the Samsung brand in the premium budget segment and takes on the competition bang on! The unique thing about the Galaxy M40 is its hole punch display, which has very good quality and also looks very beautiful and less obstructive compared to a display with a notch. It also packs in the great Snapdragon 675 processor and delivers excellent performance for gaming and heavy usage. The good things don’t end here as it has also got triple cameras at the back with very good picture quality and a very effective and interesting wide angle mode. The Galaxy M40 also has a good front camera, latest Android with one of the best user interface in the form of Samsung’s new One UI, decent battery backup and complete set of features. All combined together, the Samsung Galaxy M40 is a very powerful and beautiful smartphone with a great/premium user experience. It is certainly one of the best phones under Rs. 20,000.

Our Score
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User Rating: 3.35 ( 3 votes)

Samsung Galaxy M40 VS its Top 3 Competitors:
₹ 16,999
What's better compared to Samsung Galaxy M40?
Rear camera, Selfies, Design, Bigger battery
What's weaker compared to Samsung Galaxy M40?
Thicker, Less features
₹ 16,999
What's better compared to Samsung Galaxy M40?
Performance, Selfies, Bigger battery
What's weaker compared to Samsung Galaxy M40?
Design, Thicker, Less features
₹ 19,999
What's better compared to Samsung Galaxy M40?
Rear camera, Selfies, Design, More features
What's weaker compared to Samsung Galaxy M40?
Performance, Less RAM, Thicker

Samsung Galaxy M40 Full Specifications:
Phone Details
Phone Name(s) Samsung Galaxy M40
Manufacturer Samsung
AnnouncedJune 2019
ReleasedJune 2019
BuildPlastic body
Midnight Blue
Seawater Blue
Dimensions155.3 x 73.9 x 7.9 mm
Weight168 grams
ButtonsOn-screen navigation buttons, Power button, Volume rocker
Screen Size6.3 inches
Display TypeBezel-less IPS LCD Infinity O Display with front camera hole
ResolutionFHD+ (2340 x 1080 pixels)
Pixel Density409 pixels per inch (PPI)
Aspect Ratio19.5:9 aspect ratio
Display Area91.8% screen-to-body ratio
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 3
Brightness480 nits
Contrast ratio1200:1
TouchscreenYes, Capacitive, Multitouch
ProcessorOcta-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 (2x2.0 GHz Kryo 460 Gold cores & 6x1.7 GHz Kryo 460 Silver cores), 11nm
GPUAdreno 612 GPU
Internal128 GB
ExternalmicroSD up to 512 GB
Operating System
OS Android 9.0 Pie
User InterfaceOne UI
Rear Camera32 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP triple cameras with Single LED flash
Details32 MP sensor: f/1.7 aperture lens, PDAF
8 MP sensor (ultrawide): f/2.2 aperture lens, 123 degree wide angle, 1.12µm
5 MP sensor (depth sensor): f/2.2 aperture lens, Live focus
Video Recording4K (2160p) @30fps, FHD (1080p) @30fps, Slow-mo @240fps, Hyperlapse
Front Camera16 MP
Detailsf/2.0 aperture lens
Video RecordingFHD (1080p) @30fps
SIMDual SIM (hybrid slots)
SIM SizeNano SIM
Capacity3500 mAh Li-Po battery
Fast ChargingYes, 15W fast charging
Wireless ChargingNo
Removable Battery No
Security and Sensors
SecurityFingerprint Scanner, Face Unlock
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Virtual Light Sensing
Wi-Fi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 2.4 GHz + 5 GHz Dual Band, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi Hotspot
LocationGPS, Glonass, Beidou
USB TypeUSB Type-C
FM RadioYes
Infrared No
SpeakersYes (bottom mounted), Dolby Atmos, Screen Sound Technology
3.5mm Headphone JackNo
MicrophoneOne primary microphone and one dedicated microphone for Active noise cancellation
Cellular Networks2G, 3G, 4G / VoLTE
2G BandsGSM: 850/900/1800/1900
3G BandsHSDPA: 850/900/1900/2100
4G Bands-
SAR Values
Head0.20 W/kg
Other Features
Notification LEDNo
Water ResistanceNo
In Box Contents
What's in the box?Samsung Galaxy M40, Travel Adapter, USB Cable, Ejection Pin and User Manual
Disclaimer: We have tried our best to list correct specs & information on this page, but still cannot guarantee it is 100% correct.
Samsung Galaxy M40 Review:

The review has not been added yet.

Samsung Galaxy M40 (Midnight Blue):

Samsung Galaxy M40 (Seawater Blue):

Samsung Galaxy M40 is suitable to use for:
  • Heavy Users
  • Normal Day to Day Users
  • Heavy Gamers
  • Moderate Gamers
  • Camera Lovers
  • Selfie Lovers
  • Multimedia Consumption

Rahul Dubey

Rahul is a Professional Blogger and the Founder of 'Best Tech Guru'. He is a Computer Science & Engineering graduate and the passion for Technology & Entrepreneurship kept him away from a regular job, now he spends all his time with latest technology and loves to help people. He is a Tech enthusiast and has written hundreds of articles over the years on this blog. Follow @iamRahulD

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