Samsung Galaxy A40 vs Samsung Galaxy A70

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Display

Display size

5.9 inches
6.7 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2340 pixels
1080 x 2400 pixels

Pixel density

437 ppi
393 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

85.73 %
85.97 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
32 megapixels

Hardware Features

Phase detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

5 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

Ultra-wide
Ultra-wide

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera

 
5 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Depth information

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording

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

Features

Hyperlapse, Video calling, Video sharing
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

25 megapixels
32 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

5.69 x 2.72 x 0.31 inches (144.4 x 69.2 x 7.9 mm)
6.47 x 3.02 x 0.31 inches (164.3 x 76.7 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

4.94 oz (140 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
6.46 oz (183 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

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

Colors

Black, Pink, Blue, White
Black, Pink, Blue, White

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

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

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885
Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 SM6150

Processor

Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 460, 64-bit, 11 nm

GPU

Mali-G71 MP2
Adreno 612

RAM

4 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
128 GB

Available to use

49.4 GB
108.3 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI
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; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device
Mass storage device

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
Samsung Pay

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20
Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 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), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSPA

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Battery

Capacity

3100 mAh
4500 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Talk time (3G)

18.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
28.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Internet use

3G: 9 hours; LTE: 11 hours; Wi-Fi: 11 hours
3G: 14 hours; LTE: 16 hours; Wi-Fi: 16 hours

Music playback

62.00 hours
128.00 hours

Video playback

14.00 hours
24.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration
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
Mar 28, 2019

FCC ID value: A3LSMA405FN link
FCC ID value: A3LSMA705FN link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.51 W/kg
0.26 W/kg

Body

0.46 W/kg
0.25 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.02 W/kg
0.89 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.61 W/kg
0.38 W/kg

Shopping information

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25W charger
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