Samsung Galaxy M40
Display: PLS LCD
Camera: Triple, 32 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), 1/2.8", 0.8µm, PDAF 8 MP, f/2.2, 12mm (ultrawide), 1/4.0", 1.12µm, PDAF 5 MP, f/2.2, (depth)
Storage: 64GB, 128GB
RAM: 4GB, 6GB
CPU: Octa-core (2x2.0 GHz Kryo 460 Gold & 6x1.7 GHz Kryo 460 Silver)
OS: Android 9.0 (Pie), upgradable to Android 11, One UI 3.1
Battery: Li-Po 3500 mAh, non-removable
The Samsung Galaxy M40 is a mid-range smartphone that offers a range of features at an affordable price. In this review, we’ll evaluate its price, availability, design, camera, performance, software, battery life, and charging capabilities.
Samsung Galaxy M40 Price and Accessibility Review
The Samsung Galaxy M40 is competitively priced, making it an attractive option for budget-conscious consumers. It offers excellent value for money, considering the features it brings to the table. Availability may vary based on the region, but it is generally widely accessible through online and offline retailers.
Samsung Galaxy M40 Design Review
The Galaxy M40 sports a sleek and modern design that feels premium in hand. It features a glossy back panel with a gradient finish, giving it an elegant look. The front of the phone is dominated by a vibrant Infinity-O display with thin bezels, providing an immersive viewing experience. The overall build quality is solid and offers a comfortable grip.
Samsung Galaxy M40 Camera Review
The camera setup on the Samsung Galaxy M40 is impressive for its price range. It boasts a triple rear camera configuration, consisting of a primary 32-megapixel lens, an ultra-wide 8-megapixel lens, and a depth sensor for portrait shots. The camera performs well in various lighting conditions, producing vibrant and detailed images. The front-facing 16-megapixel camera captures good-quality selfies.
Samsung Galaxy M40 Performance Review
Equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 processor and 6GB of RAM, the Galaxy M40 delivers smooth and lag-free performance. It can handle day-to-day tasks with ease and even handles demanding applications and games without major slowdowns. The Adreno 612 GPU ensures a satisfactory gaming experience, although it may not provide top-tier performance for high-end games.
Samsung Galaxy M40 Software Review
The Samsung Galaxy M40 runs on Samsung’s One UI, which is based on Android. One UI offers a user-friendly interface with useful features and customization options. It enhances the overall user experience by providing a clean and intuitive interface.
Samsung Galaxy M40 Battery Life and Charging Review
The Galaxy M40 is equipped with a 3,500mAh battery, which provides decent battery life for moderate usage. It should easily last a full day with regular usage, but heavy usage may require a midday recharge. The phone supports fast charging, allowing you to quickly top up the battery when needed.
Overall, the Samsung Galaxy M40 offers great value for its price. It boasts an attractive design, capable camera system, solid performance, user-friendly software, and satisfactory battery life with fast charging capabilities. If you’re looking for a mid-range smartphone with a good balance of features and affordability, the Galaxy M40 is worth considering.
|Model||Samsung Galaxy M40|
|Versions||SM-M405F, SM-M405FN, SM-M405G|
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 &amp;amp;amp; SIM 2
|3G Network||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100|
|4G Network||1, 3, 5, 8, 40, 41|
|Speed||HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 400/50 Mbps|
|Dimensions||155.3 x 73.9 x 7.9 mm (6.11 x 2.91 x 0.31 in)|
|Weight||168 g (5.93 oz)|
|Build Type||Glass front (Gorilla Glass 3), plastic back, plastic frame|
|SIM <strong>SIM</strong> (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages.||Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Display Type <strong>Display Technology => </strong> A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor)||PLS LCD|
|Size||6.3 inches, 97.4 cm2 (~84.9% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~409 ppi density)|
|Display Protection <strong>Display Protection => </strong> Gorilla Glass is a special alkali-aluminosilicate glass shield with exceptional damage resistance that helps protect mobile displays from scratches, drops, and bumps of everyday use, It is always better to go for a smartphone with Gorilla Glass for that added protection and peace of mind.||Corning Gorilla Glass 3|
|RAM (Memory) <strong>RAM</strong> (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices.||4GB, 6GB|
|Internal Storage <strong>Internal Storage</strong> is a data storage space (flash memory) mostly used in smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices where operating system, apps, music, photos, videos, files and other user data Is stored.||64GB, 128GB|
|Card Slot <strong>Memory Card Slot</strong> is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras.||microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)|
|Call Record Memory||Yes|
32 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), 1/2.8&amp;amp;quot;, 0.8µm, PDAF
8 MP, f/2.2, 12mm (ultrawide), 1/4.0&amp;amp;quot;, 1.12µm, PDAF
5 MP, f/2.2, (depth)
|Camera Features||LED flash, panorama, HDR|
|Video Resolution||4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps|
16 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide), 1/3.06&amp;amp;quot;, 1.0µm
|Chipset <strong>Chipset</strong> is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming.||Qualcomm SDM675 Snapdragon 675 (11 nm)|
|CPU <strong>CPU</strong> (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone.||Octa-core (2x2.0 GHz Kryo 460 Gold & 6x1.7 GHz Kryo 460 Silver)|
|GPU <strong>GPU</strong> (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion.||Adreno 612|
|Operating System <strong>OS => </strong> Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device.||Android 9.0 (Pie), upgradable to Android 11, One UI 3.1|
|Java Support <strong>Java</strong> for Mobile Devices is a set of technologies that let developers deliver applications and services to all types of mobile handsets, ranging from price efficient feature-phones to the latest smartphones. Java is currently running on over 3 billion phones worldwide, and growing. It offers unrivaled potential for the distribution and monetization of mobile applications.|
|Facebook <strong>Facebook</strong> is a popular free social networking website that allows registered users to create profiles, upload photos and video, send messages and keep in touch with friends, family and colleagues. The site is available in 37 different languages.|
|Youtube <strong>Youtube</strong> is a popular free video-sharing website, Youtube is the largest video sharing site in the world, Millions of users around the world have created accounts on the site that allow them to upload videos that anyone can watch.|
|Bluetooth <strong>Bluetooth</strong> is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices.||5.0, A2DP, LE|
|Infrared <strong>Infrared</strong> connectivity is an old wireless technology used to connect two electronic devices. It uses a beam of infrared light to transmit information and so requires direct line of sight and operates only at close range.|
|Wi-fi <strong>Wi-Fi</strong> is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world.||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|GPS <strong>GPS</strong> The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky.||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS|
|USB||USB Type-C 2.0|
|NFC <strong>NFC</strong> (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.|
|HDMI <strong>HDMI</strong> (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is a compact audio/video interface for transferring uncompressed video data and compressed or uncompressed digital audio data from a HDMI-compliant source device to a compatible computer monitor, video projector, digital television, or digital audio device.|
|SMS <strong>SMS</strong> (Short Messaging Service) is a text messaging service component of phone, Web, or mobile communication systems. It uses standardized communications protocols to allow mobile phone devices to exchange short text messages over the networks.||Yes|
|MMS <strong>MMS</strong> (Multimedia Messaging Service) is a standard way to send messages that include multimedia content (audio clips, video clips and images) to and from mobile phones over wireless networks using the WAP protocol.|
|Email <strong>Email</strong> (Electronic Mail) is a system for receiving, sending, and storing electronic messages, Similar to a letter, email is text messages that may contain files, images, or other attachments sent via the internet to a recipient by using applications and software prograps. An email address is required to receive email, and that address is unique to the user.||Yes|
|IM <strong>IM</strong> (Instant Messaging) is an exchange of text messages through a software application, it enable you to create a kind of private chat room with another individual in order to communicate in real time over the Internet.||Yes|
|Battery Type <strong>Battery Type => </strong> Cell phones run on various kinds of batteries depending on the manufacturer, phone size or shape and features. There are basically four types of cell phone batteries => Lithium Polymer, Lithium Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium.||Li-Ion (Lithium Ion)|
|Capacity <strong>Battery Capacity</strong> is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions.||3500 mAh|
|Fast Charging||Yes, 15W|
|Sensors <strong>Sensors</strong> are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device.||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Colors||Seawater Blue, Midnight Blue, Cocktail Orange|
- A Samsung Galaxy M40
- A USB Type-C Cable
- A printed setup guide and instructions.
- A SIM card tool.