Samsung Galaxy A40 vs Apple iPhone 11 vs Apple iPhone 12 Pro

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Display

Size:

5.9 inches
6.1 inches
6.1 inches

Resolution:

2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 437 PPI
1792 x 828 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 324 PPI
2532 x 1170 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 457 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD
OLED

Screen-to-body:

85.73 %
80.04 %
86.93 %

Peak brightness:

625 cd/m2 (nit)
1200 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
60Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Ceramic Shield), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Exynos 7904
Apple A13 Bionic APL1W85
Apple A14 Bionic

Processor:

Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Hexa-core, 2650 MHz, Lightning and Thunder, 64-bit, 7 nm
Hexa-core, 3100 MHz, 64-bit, 5 nm

GPU:

Mali-G71 MP2
Apple-designed 4 core
Yes

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

64GB, available to use: 49.4 GB
64GB (NVMe), not expandable
128GB (NVMe), not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (11, 10, 9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI
iOS (14.x, 13.x)
iOS (14.x)

Battery

Capacity:

3100 mAh
3110 mAh
2815 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging, MagSafe wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 18.0W; Wireless: 7.5W
Wireless: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

16 MP (PDAF)
12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 26 mm; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera:

5 MP (Ultra-wide)
12 MP (Ultra-wide, Sapphire crystal lens cover)
12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 13 mm
Optical zoom: 2.0x; Aperture size: F2.0; Focal Length: 52 mm

Third camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 13 mm

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Hyperlapse, Video calling, Video sharing
OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording
OIS, HDR, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light

Front:

25 MP
12 MP (EIS, HDR, Slow-motion videos)
12 MP (Time-of-Flight (ToF), EIS, HDR, Slow-motion videos)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

5.69 x 2.72 x 0.31 inches (144.4 x 69.2 x 7.9 mm)
5.94 x 2.98 x 0.33 inches (150.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm)
5.78 x 2.82 x 0.29 inches (146.7 x 71.6 x 7.4 mm)

Weight:

4.94 oz (140.0 g)
6.84 oz (194.0 g)
6.66 oz (189.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Stainless steel

Materials & Colors:

Pacific blue, Gold, Silver, Graphite

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68
Water, Splash, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
3D Face unlock
3D Face unlock

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, Coral, Blue, White
Black, Purple, Yellow, Green, Red, White

Cellular

5G:

n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n20, n25, n28, n38, n40, n41, n66, n71, n77, n78, n79, n260, n261, Sub-6, mmWave

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500), 46, 48(3600)
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS:

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 5(850), 8(900)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 12/13 (600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Pro Cat 19 (1600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM:

Yes
Yes
Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice:

Yes
Yes

VoLTE:

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax, dual-band; Multiple antennas, MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Lightning
Lightning

Features:

Charging, Mass storage device
Charging, Headphones port
Charging, Headphones port

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

NFC, ANT+, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4
M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Mar 08, 2019
Sep 25, 2019

FCC ID value:

A3LSMA405FN link
BCG-E3309A link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.51 W/kg
0.80 W/kg

Body:

0.46 W/kg
1.00 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.02 W/kg
1.52 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.61 W/kg
1.00 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 699
$ 1000

In The Box:

EarPods with Lightning connector, Lightning to USB cable, USB power adapter, Documentation
USB‑C to Lightning Cable, Documentation

Availability

Officially announced:

Apr 10, 2019
Sep 10, 2019
Oct 13, 2020
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