Nokia 8 Sirocco vs Samsung Galaxy A40

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Display

Display size

5.5 inches
5.9 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

534 ppi
437 ppi

Technology

P-OLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

81.15 %
85.73 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), 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

12 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 25 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Second camera

13 megapixels
5 megapixels

Hardware Features

Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Ultra-wide

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.6; Focal Length: 48 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Flash

Dual LED
LED

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

Time-lapse video, Video calling, Video sharing
Hyperlapse, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 megapixels
25 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

5.55 x 2.87 x 0.30 inches (140.93 x 72.97 x 7.5 mm)
5.69 x 2.72 x 0.31 inches (144.4 x 69.2 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

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

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Plastic

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 67
 

Biometrics

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

Colors

Black
Black, Pink, Blue, White

Multimedia

Headphones

USB Type-C (reversible)
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Dolby Atmos, Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

 
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885

Processor

Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 540
Mali-G71 MP2

RAM

6 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

128 GB
64 GB

Available to use

 
49.4 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo)
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

USB Type-C (reversible)
USB Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device
Mass storage device

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

 
Samsung Pay

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41
Bands 38, 40, 41

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data

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

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Battery

Capacity

3260 mAh
3100 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging

Yes, Qi wireless charging
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Talk time

22.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1205 min)
 

Stand-by time

20.6 days (495 hours)
the average is 21 days (509 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

 
18.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Internet use

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

Music playback

 
62.00 hours

Video playback

11.00 hours
14.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Mar 08, 2019

 
FCC ID value: A3LSMA405FN link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.51 W/kg

Body

 
0.46 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.02 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
0.61 W/kg
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