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:

 17,999
on
Availability Details:
Amazon Exclusive. Also available on company's online store.
OS Updates?
May get future Android updates


Strength

  • 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

Weakness

  • 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
88
Out of 100
Performance:
74%
Rear Camera:
78%
Front Camera:
78%
Battery:
67%
Value for Money:
91%
User Experience:
80%

0%

User Rating: 3.35 ( 3 votes)


Samsung Galaxy M40 VS its Top 3 Competitors:
₹ 16,999
89
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
87
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
87
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
Announced June 2019
Released June 2019
Body
Build Plastic body
Colors
Midnight Blue
Seawater Blue
Dimensions 155.3 x 73.9 x 7.9 mm
Weight 168 grams
Buttons On-screen navigation buttons, Power button, Volume rocker
Display
Screen Size 6.3 inches
Display Type Bezel-less IPS LCD Infinity O Display with front camera hole
Resolution FHD+ (2340 x 1080 pixels)
Pixel Density 409 pixels per inch (PPI)
Aspect Ratio 19.5:9 aspect ratio
Display Area 91.8% screen-to-body ratio
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Brightness 480 nits
Contrast ratio 1200:1
Touchscreen Yes, Capacitive, Multitouch
Performance
Processor Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 (2x2.0 GHz Kryo 460 Gold cores & 6x1.7 GHz Kryo 460 Silver cores), 11nm
RAM 6 GB
GPU Adreno 612 GPU
Storage
Internal 128 GB
External microSD up to 512 GB
USB OTG Yes
Operating System
OS Android 9.0 Pie
User Interface One UI
Cameras
Rear Camera 32 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP triple cameras with Single LED flash
Details 32 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 Recording 4K (2160p) @30fps, FHD (1080p) @30fps, Slow-mo @240fps, Hyperlapse
Front Camera 16 MP
Details f/2.0 aperture lens
Video Recording FHD (1080p) @30fps
SIM
SIM Dual SIM (hybrid slots)
SIM Size Nano SIM
Battery
Capacity 3500 mAh Li-Po battery
Fast Charging Yes, 15W fast charging
Wireless Charging No
Removable Battery No
Security and Sensors
Security Fingerprint Scanner, Face Unlock
Sensors Accelerometer, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Virtual Light Sensing
Connectivity
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 2.4 GHz + 5 GHz Dual Band, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi Hotspot
Bluetooth v5.0
Location GPS, Glonass, Beidou
USB Type USB Type-C
FM Radio Yes
NFC Yes
Infrared No
Sound
Speakers Yes (bottom mounted), Dolby Atmos, Screen Sound Technology
3.5mm Headphone Jack No
Microphone One primary microphone and one dedicated microphone for Active noise cancellation
Network
Cellular Networks 2G, 3G, 4G / VoLTE
2G Bands GSM: 850/900/1800/1900
3G Bands HSDPA: 850/900/1900/2100
4G Bands -
Speed -
SAR Values
Head 0.20 W/kg
Body -
Other Features
Notification LED No
Water Resistance No
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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