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Samsung Galaxy A40 (2019) review

Android OS v9.0 (Pie)
Exynos 7 Octa 7885
Mali-G71
4 GB / 64 GB
5.9 inches (1080 x 2280 px)
16 + 5 MP, 4608 x 3456 px, autofocus

Samsung announced the launch of the Galaxy A40 smartphone in 2019. The manufacturer is offering the Samsung Galaxy A40 phone with 5.9 inches display, Exynos 7 Octa 7885 chipset, 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage.

The Samsung Galaxy A40 comes with Android OS v9.0 (Pie) out of the box, and a Li-Po 3100 mAh, non-removable battery. The 5.9 inches phone comes with AMOLED display (1080 x 2280 px). The AMOLED is a display technology and stands for Active Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diodes, it is a type of OLED display and is used in smartphones.

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Samsung Galaxy A40 specifications

BrandSamsung
NameGalaxy A40
ModelSM-A405F
Release date2019

Body

The dimensions of this Samsung phone are average (5.68 x 2.72 x 0.31 inches).

Dimensions5.68 x 2.72 x 0.31 inches
Colorsblack, blue, coral, white
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The Samsung Galaxy A40 comes with Android OS v9.0 (Pie) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v9.0 (Pie)
SoCExynos 7 Octa 7885
CPUOcta-core, Dual-core 2.2 GHz Cortex-A53, Hexa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali-G71

Display

The size of Galaxy A40 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.9 inches Super AMOLED display of Samsung Galaxy A40 with 1080 x 2280 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.9 inches
Resolution1080 x 2280 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Samsung Galaxy A40 (4 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (64 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM4 GB
Internal storage64 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Galaxy A40 is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera25 MP
Main camera16 + 5 MP, 4608 x 3456 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Samsung Galaxy A40 supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Galaxy A40 phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv4.2, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBUSB Type-C
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po 3100 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of Galaxy A40 isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Po 3100 mAh, non-removable

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The Galaxy A40 phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. This Samsung phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Dual SIM capability of Samsung Galaxy A40 phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone supports fast charging technology, which comes in handy when you need quick juice on your device.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, fingerprint, gyroscope, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM, Fast charging
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Samsung Galaxy A40, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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Samsung Galaxy A40 / SM-A405F

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