Samsung Galaxy A40 vs Apple iPhone 11

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Display

Display size

5.9 inches
6.1 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2340 pixels
828 x 1792 pixels

Pixel density

437 ppi
324 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

85.73 %
80.04 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Phase detection autofocus
Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

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

Second camera

5 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Ultra-wide
Ultra-wide, Sapphire crystal lens cover

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

Video recording

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

Features

Hyperlapse, Video calling, Video sharing
Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording

Front

25 megapixels
12 megapixels

Features

 
Digital image stabilization (EIS), High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Slow-motion videos

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 8.4 mm)

Weight

4.94 oz (140 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
6.84 oz (194 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

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

Colors

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

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
Lightning

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

Dolby Atmos, Album art cover, Background playback
Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
 

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885
Apple A13 Bionic APL1W85

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

GPU

Mali-G71 MP2
Apple-designed 4 core

RAM

4 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
64 GB, not expandable

Available to use

49.4 GB
 

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
 

OS

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

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

USB

USB Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device
 

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
Apple Pay

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 29, 30, 66, 71

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 40, 41
Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48

UMTS

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

Data

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

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Battery

Capacity

3100 mAh
3110 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

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
65.00 hours

Video playback

14.00 hours
17.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Mar 08, 2019
Sep 25, 2019

FCC ID value: A3LSMA405FN link
FCC ID value: 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

Shopping information

In The Box

 
EarPods with Lightning connector, Lightning to USB cable, USB power adapter, Documentation

MSRP price

 
$ 699
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