Samsung Galaxy A40 vs Samsung Galaxy A30s

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Display

Size

5.9 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2340 pixels
720 x 1560 pixels

Pixel density

437 PPI
268 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

85.73 %
84.95 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885

Processor

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

GPU

Mali-G71 MP2
Mali-G71 MP2

RAM

4GB
4GB

Internal storage

64GB
128GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

3100 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging
Fast charging

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera

 
 

Features

Phase-detection autofocus
Phase-detection autofocus

Second camera

5 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

Ultra-wide
Ultra-wide

Third camera

 
5 megapixels

Features

 
Depth information

Video recording

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

Features

Hyperlapse, Video calling, Video sharing
 

Front

25 megapixels
16 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

5.69 x 2.72 x 0.31 inches (144.4 x 69.2 x 7.9 mm)
6.24 x 2.94 x 0.30 inches (158.5 x 74.7 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

4.94 oz (140 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)
5.86 oz (166 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
 

Biometrics

2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
In-screen fingerprint

Colors

Black, Coral, Blue, White
Prism crush black, Prism crush white, Prism crush violet, Prism crush green

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 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, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Dolby Atmos, Album art cover, Background playback
 

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; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

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

Features

Charging, Mass storage device
Charging

Sensors

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

Other

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