Samsung Galaxy A40 vs Google Pixel 4

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Display

Display size

5.9 inches
5.7 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2340 pixels
1080 x 2280 pixels

Pixel density

437 ppi
443 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
OLED

Screen-to-body

85.73 %
77.32 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
90 Hz Refresh rate, HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SM8150

Processor

Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Mali-G71 MP2
Adreno 640

RAM

4 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
64 GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
 

OS

Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI
Android (10)

Battery

Capacity

3100 mAh
2800 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera

 
12.2 megapixels

Features

Phase detection autofocus
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Second camera

5 megapixels
16 megapixels

Features

Ultra-wide
Telephoto, Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

Hyperlapse, Video calling, Video sharing
Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Digital image stabilization

Front

25 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

 
Dual-Camera, Time-of-Flight (ToF)

Design

Dimensions

5.69 x 2.72 x 0.31 inches (144.4 x 69.2 x 7.9 mm)
5.79 x 2.71 x 0.32 inches (147.1 x 68.8 x 8.2 mm)

Weight

4.94 oz (140 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
5.71 oz (162 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

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

Colors

Black, Coral, Blue, White
Just black, Clearly white, Oh so orange

Cellular

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+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS

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

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 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Features

Dolby Atmos, Album art cover, Background playback
aptX-HD

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, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features

Charging, Mass storage device
Charging, Headphones port

Sensors

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

Other

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

Shopping information

In The Box

 
18W USB-C power adapter, 1m USB-C to USB-C cable, Quick Start Guide, Quick Switch Adapter, SIM tool

MSRP price

 
$ 799
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