Samsung Galaxy M40:  Infinity-O display, Qualcomm 675 Snapdragon, 32MP triple rear cameras

Samsung Galaxy M40: Infinity-O display, Qualcomm 675 Snapdragon, 32MP triple rear cameras

Are you following the Samsung Galaxy M series? Well, check out if M40 falls under your choice. Samsung Galaxy M40 is a first-generation Galaxy M series Smartphone developed by Samsung. The smartphone is unveiled on June 11, 2019.

The smartphone comes with Android 9.0 Pie with Samsung’s proprietary One UI skin and Triple rear cameras 32MP rear camera with LED flash powered with Qualcomm SDM675 Snapdragon 675 (11 nm) chip.

Samsung Galaxy M40 weighs 168g and is built on Corning Gorilla glass front, plastic back with the dimension of 6.11 inches by 2.91 inches and thickness of 0.31 inches. It has a hybrid dual SIM slot, supporting a nano-SIM and SD card or another SIM. 

The phone lacks 3.5mm audio jack and comes in three different colors; Seawater Blue, Midnight Blue, Cocktail Orange. It’s stylish with a 7.9mm sleek body and premium dual-tone finish. Its screen sound technology can transform your screen into a speaker. 

You can unlock your phone with your face instantly or with your fingerprint impression, the phone uses Fingerprint Sensor and Face unlocking system. Different smart sensors accelerometer, Gyro sensor, geomagnetic sensor, proximity sensor and virtual light sensor add more charm to the phone.

Samsung Galaxy M40 Specifications

2019, June
Available, Released 2019, June

Glass front (Gorilla glass 3), Plastic back, Plastic frame
Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand by)
Android 9.0, Android 10(upgrade), One UI 2.0
Qualcomm SDM675 Snapdragon 675(11nm)
Adreno 612
MemoryCard Slot
MicroSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
Main CameraTriple

32MP, f/1.7, 26mm(wide)
8MP, f/2.2,12mm(ultra wide)
5MP, f/2.2, (depth)
Selfie CameraSingle16MP, f/2.0, 26mm(wide)
Wi-Fi 802.11 1/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Hotspot
5.0, A2DP,LE
FM radio
Type-C 2.0
FeaturesSensorsFingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Li-Po 3500 mAh, non-removable
Fast charging 15W
SM-M405F, SM-M405FN, SM-M405G

Also, check Samsung Galaxy M51.

Samsung Galaxy M40 Overview


Dimension6.11” x 2.91” x 0.31”
TypeIPS LCD infinity-o screen
Size6.3 inches
Resolution1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (409 PPI density)
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 3
ColorsSeawater Blue, Midnight Blue, Cocktail Orange
display and design

Samsung Galaxy M40 offers a completely immersive viewing display with a near bezel-less 6.3 inches FHD display. Its 91.8% screen ratio with the resolution of 2340×1080 FHD+ and 409 PPI pixel density with an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. 

The phone features an Infinity-O display with a punch-hole camera. The display delivers a 1200:1 contrast ratio with 480 Nits peak brightness. Its also equipped with on-screen sound technology.

Samsung’s own One UI has been implemented on the phone with an android 9.0 pie, focused on the one-handed use. It has interactable UI elements with a simple swipe down and quick toggles in the notification shade. Its one UI is all based on the gesture-based navigation.

Software and Performance

OSAndroid 9.0, upgradable to Android 10, One UI 2.0
Chip-setQualcomm SDM675 Snapdragon 675(11nm)
CPUOcta-core (2×2.0GHz Kyro 460 Gold & 6×1.7GHz Kyro 460 Silver)
GPUAdreno 612

Samsung Galaxy M40 runs on the Android 9.0 pie with one UI 2.0 powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 (11nm) chipset. The smartphone features Octa-core processor, two cores at the speed of 2.0GHz and six at 1.7GHz speed. 

Its suitable for game playing when performance is integrated with 6GB RAM,  128GB internal storage and Adreno 612 GPU. High-Resolution videos can be streamed elegantly on the screen without flickering. It also has Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic and Dolby Atmos sound for better user experience.


Batterynon-removable, Li-Po 3500 mAh
Charging15W quick charging

Samsung Galaxy M40 comes with reasonably sized non-removable Li-Po 3500 mAh battery. The phone is expected to draw power from the battery with an overall endurance of about 86 hours with excellent standby and around 11 hours with multimedia or web browsing. 

You can say its battery life is dependable at the very least. When it comes to charging, M40 can be fast-charged with 15W quick charging 2.0-compliant charger. 

Samsung Galaxy M40 Camera

Main Camera(Triple)32MP, f/1.7, 26mm(wide), PDAF
8MP, f/2.2,12mm(ultra wide),PDAF
5MP, f/2.2, (depth)
LED flash, panorama, HDR
4K @30fps, 1080p@30fps
Selfie Camera16MP, f/2.0, 26mm(wide),1/ 3.06”

Samsung Galaxy M40 can help capture your key moments with Triple Rear Camera. The 32MP main snapper has a wide f/1.7 aperture with LED flash, and Panorama and HDR modes supporting PDAF, a pixel-binninf technology combining four adjacent pixels into one effectively capturing more light, more details, dynamic ranges and offering better night-time shots. 

Among the triple rear cameras, the second snapper is an 8MP paired with an ultra-wide lens of f/2.2 aperture with 123-degree field view and 12mm equivalent focal length. A third sensor is a 5MP unit used for depth sensing.

You can take your selfies with 16MP front camera lens of f/2.0 aperture and 26mm wide. Dynamic range and skin tone looks nice on the selfies. 

The smartphone records videos in 4K or 1080P at 30fps with LED flash and different modes with your main camera. Super slow motion can be shot at 240FPS with ultra-wide lens too. But the videos have average quality and lacks stabilization. The selfie camera can record video at 30fps too.  

Samsung Galaxy M40 Price in India and Availability

The smartphone is available on the Samsung Brand shops and retail stores with its different colors and models. It is a mid-range smartphone with a year warranty.

Samsung Galaxy M40(6GB RAM, 128GB)Rs. 15,095

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