Samsung Galaxy A40 vs Samsung Galaxy M40

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Display

Size

5.9 inches
6.3 inches

Resolution

2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
437 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
409 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

85.73 %
84.94 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Exynos 7904
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

4GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64GB
128GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

3100 mAh
3500 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera

16 MP (PDAF)
32 MP (PDAF)

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 MP (Ultra-wide)
8 MP (Ultra-wide, PDAF)

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 MP (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) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

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

Front

25 MP
16 MP (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.69 x 2.72 x 0.31 inches (144.4 x 69.2 x 7.9 mm)
6.11 x 2.91 x 0.31 inches (155.3 x 73.9 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

4.94 oz (140 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)
5.93 oz (168 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

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

Colors

Black, Coral, Blue, White
Midnight blue, Seawater blue

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 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 Cat 13/5 (400/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Features

Dolby Atmos, Album art cover, Background playback
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, Headphones port, Mass storage device

Sensors

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

Other

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

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Type-C earphones, Data cable, 15W charger, User manual, Ejection pin
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