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characteristics, price and technical sheet

24 mayo, 2021

Weeks after Samsung itself advanced the first details of the new Samsung Galaxy M40, the mobile is finally official. This is integrated into the new M series inaugurated by the South Korean company this year, where we already knew the Galaxy M10 and the Galaxy M20 that were launched in India last January and the Galaxy M30 that arrived just a month later.

Now it is the turn of the oldest of the family, the Samsung Galaxy M40 that comes to complete the renewal of Samsung’s mid-range, where the A line has also had a leading role. Focusing on the one at hand, the Galaxy M40 arrives with a screen 6.3-inch Super AMOLED and a notch located in the upper left corner, in addition to a triple camera with a 32 MP main sensor. But we review its specifications in the technical sheet.

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Samsung Galaxy M40 data sheet



6.3-inch IPS / LCD with Infinity-O notch, FullHD + resolution (2,340 x 1080 pixels)


155.3 x 73.9 x 7.99 mm
168 grams


Snapdragon 675


6 GB


128 GB expandable up to 512 GB with microSD


32 MP f / 1.7
5 MP f / 2.2
8 MP 123º f / 2.2


16 MP f / 2.0


Android 9 Pie with OneUI


3,500 mAh with 15W fast charge


On-screen speaker
Rear fingerprint reader
Face unlock


20,000 rupees, about 256 euros to change

Notch on Infinity-O display

Samsung Galaxy M40 1

The Samsung Galaxy M40 arrives with a 6.3-inch IPS / LCD screen and FullHD + resolution (2,340 x 1,080 pixels). The phone manages to reach a 91.8% screen-to-body ratio according to manufacturer data, a figure that is possible thanks to the fact that it stretches the frames quite well, approaching the “full screen” objective.

The mobile has a screen-to-body ratio of 91.8%, according to manufacturer data

The appearance of a hole in screen in the upper left corner, on a screen that Samsung itself has baptized as Infinity-O with notch and that we already saw in the Samsung Galaxy A8s. It therefore marks distances with the rest of the M series phones, since the Galaxy M10 and the Galaxy M20 mount an Infinity-V screen, while the Galaxy M30 opted for an Infinity-U.

The mobile arrives in two shades of blue, with the colors “Midnight Blue” and “Seawater Blue” as the protagonists. If we turn it over, we find the camera module with three sensors located in a vertical position under which the LED flash is located. For his part, fingerprint sensor is also located on the back, centered with the axis of the phone.

Samsung Galaxy M40 4

In the photographic section, Samsung joins the fashion of the triple rear camera in the Galaxy M40 three 32 MP sensors with f / 1.7 aperture, 5 MP with f / 2.2 aperture and a third 8 MP wide-angle sensor with f / 2.2 aperture and 123º field. The camera is accompanied by artificial intelligence to optimize the scene and modes such as Slow-Mo Video or Hyperlapse for video recording. Selfies are handled by the 16 MP front camera with f / 2.0 aperture.

The first of the family with Snapdragon

Samsung Galaxy M40 Pie

The performance of the Samsung Galaxy M40 counts is the responsibility of the processor Snapdragon 675 octa-core and Adreno 612 GPU, becoming the first of the M family to bet on Snapdragon. We actually saw the Exynos 7870 on the Galaxy M10, the Exynos 7904 on the Galaxy M20, and the Exynos 7905 on the Galaxy M30. It comes with 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage expandable up to 512 GB with a microSD card.

As for the battery, it stands at 3,500 mAh with 15W fast charge and it has Android 9 Pie with OneUI 1.1, becoming the first mobile in the M family to have this version of the startup operating system. Added to it is the USB-C port. As for sound, the mobile has screen sound technology, capable of transforming the mobile screen into a speaker.

Versions and prices of the Samsung Galaxy M40

Samsung Galaxy M40 2

The Samsung Galaxy M40 will be available on the Amazon website in India on June 18 in a single version with 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage. We will see it in the colors Midnight Blue and Seawater Blue at a price of 19,900 rupees, about 253 euros to change. At the moment, it is unknown if it will step on other markets.

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