Samsung Galaxy A40

Announced:
Apr 10, 2019
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Apr 10, 2019

Display

Display size:

5.9 inches

Resolution:

1080 x 2340 pixels

Aspect Ratio:

19.5:9

Pixel density:

437 ppi

Technology:

Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio:

85.73 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera

Main camera:

16 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Phase detection autofocus

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Second camera:

5 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Ultra-wide

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Flash:

LED

Software Features:

HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Scenes, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Hyperlapse, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

25 megapixels

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Design

Form factor:

Candybar

Dimensions:

5.68 x 2.72 x 0.31 inches (144.3 x 69.1 x 7.9 mm)

Weight:

4.94 oz (140 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic

Biometrics:

2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, Pink, Blue, White

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share

Music player:

Filter by:

Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Supported formats:

MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI

Video playback:

Supported formats:

MPEG4, H.263, H.264

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885

Processor:

Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU:

Mali-G71 MP2

RAM:

4 GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

64 GB

Available to use:

49.4 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type:

Smart phone

OS:

Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0

Profiles/ Protocols:

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

USB Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device

Charging connector:

USB Type-C (reversible)

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Mobile Payment:

Samsung Pay

Other:

NFC, ANT+, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38, 40, 41

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data:

LTE-A Cat 12/13 (600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

2G Data:

EDGE, GPRS

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM

Global Roaming:

Yes

Battery

Capacity:

3100 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging:

Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Talk time (3G):

18.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1378 min)

Internet use:

3G: 9 hours; LTE: 11 hours; Wi-Fi: 11 hours

Music playback:

62.00 hours

Video playback:

14.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Phonebook:

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer:

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer

Messaging:

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail:

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging:

Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Mar 08, 2019

FCC ID value:

A3LSMA405FN link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.51 W/kg

Body:

0.46 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.02 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.61 W/kg

Availability

Officially announced:

Apr 10, 2019
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This device is also known as Samsung SM-A405FN/DS

Pros

  • High screen-to-body ratio (85.73 %)

Cons

No Cons

Description

The Samsung Galaxy A40 boasts 5.9-inch Super AMOLED display with full HD+ resolution. It's got a dual-camera setup on the back comprising of 16MP+5MP cameras, and an impressive 25-megapixel selfie snapper. The octa-core processor inside is coupled with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal memory, which can be further expanded up to 512GB.

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