Asus ZenFone Max Plus (M1) vs Samsung Galaxy A40

Display

Display size

5.7 inches
5.9 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2160 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

424 ppi
437 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

75.34 %
85.73 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

Phase detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 35 mm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Second camera

8 megapixels
5 megapixels

Hardware Features

Ultra-wide
Ultra-wide

Specifications

Focal Length: 17 mm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Flash

Dual LED
LED

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

Time-lapse video, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing
Hyperlapse, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

16 megapixels
25 megapixels

Features

Wide Angle, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
 

Design

Dimensions

6.01 x 2.87 x 0.35 inches (152.6 x 73 x 8.8 mm)
5.68 x 2.72 x 0.31 inches (144.3 x 69.1 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

5.64 oz (160 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
4.94 oz (140 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Metal
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Black, Gold, Silver
Black, Pink, Blue, White

Hardware & Performance

System chip

MediaTek MT6750T
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885

Processor

Octa-core, 1500 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 28 nm
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Mali-T860 MP2
Mali-G71 MP2

RAM

3 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
64 GB

Maximum User Storage

 
49.4 GB

Storage expansion

up to 256 GB
up to 512 GB

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat)
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

4130 mAh
3100 mAh

Charging

Yes
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Talk time (3G)

26.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
18.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Stand-by time (4G)

26.0 days (624 hours)
the average is 26 days (627 h)
 

Internet use

 
 

3G

 
9 hours

LTE

 
11 hours

Wi-Fi

21 hours
11 hours

Music playback

 
62.00 hours

Video playback

13.00 hours
14.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 17, 28
Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 40, 41

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 12/13 (600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 b, g, n
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Connector

microUSB
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging
Mass storage device

Mobile Payment

 
Samsung Pay

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
FM

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Nov 10, 2018
Mar 08, 2019

FCC ID value: MSQX018D link
FCC ID value: A3LSMA405FN link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.54 W/kg
0.51 W/kg

Body

1.11 W/kg
0.46 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.29 W/kg
1.02 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.20 W/kg
0.61 W/kg
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