Samsung Galaxy M30 vs Samsung Galaxy M40

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Display

Display size

6.4 inches
6.3 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2280 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

395 ppi
409 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

86.66 %
84.94 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Triple camera
Triple camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
32 megapixels

Hardware Features

Phase detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.1"; 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, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 12 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
5 megapixels

Hardware Features

Depth information
Depth information

Specifications

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

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

16 megapixels
16 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.26 x 2.96 x 0.33 inches (159 x 75.1 x 8.5 mm)
6.11 x 2.91 x 0.31 inches (155.3 x 73.9 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

6.14 oz (174 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.93 oz (168 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

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

Features

Soft keys
 

Colors

Black, Blue
 

Colors

 
Midnight blue, Seawater blue

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 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

6 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

128 GB
128 GB

Maximum User Storage

107.6 GB
105 GB

Storage expansion

up to 512 GB
up to 512 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo), Samsung One UI
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

5000 mAh
3500 mAh

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Talk time (3G)

31.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
 

Talk time (4G)

 
29 hours

Internet use

 
 

3G

18 hours
 

LTE

20 hours
14 hours

Wi-Fi

19 hours
14 hours

Music playback

105.00 hours
49.00 hours

Video playback

25.00 hours
12.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

Bands 40, 41
Bands 40, 41

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 2100 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data

LTE-A, 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

VoLTE

Yes
 

Connectivity

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device
Mass storage device

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

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

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
FM

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
USB Type-C (reversible)

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Feb 13, 2019
 

FCC ID value: A3LSMM305F link
 

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.28 W/kg
 

Body

0.39 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.24 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

0.93 W/kg
 

Shopping information

In The Box

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