• 5.9" (2340x1080) Super AMOLED
  • 4GB
    Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7904 SoC
    64GB Storage
  • 16-MP, f/1.7 Rear: 2 Cameras
  • 3100 mAh

The Samsung Galaxy A40 phone has a 5.9-inch (2340x1080) Super AMOLED screen, a 16MP main camera and a 25MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 3100 mAh and the main processor is a Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7904 with 4 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductGalaxy A40 (2019), Price: 254 USD at Amazon
Display5.9" 2340x1080 Super AMOLED
Rear Camera(s)
  • 16-MP f/1.7 (Primary)
  • 5-MP f/2.2
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 25-MP f/2
Computing
  • Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7904 SoC
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB Storage
  • MicroSDXC
Battery3100 mAh
DesignIP Rating, 140g (4.9oz), 69.2x144.4x7.9 mm (2.72 x 5.69 x 0.31 inches)
Price (Market)$254
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Display
TypeSuper AMOLED
Diagonal (inches)5.9"
Display/Body Ratio85.5%
Resolution2340x1080
Sharpness (PPI)437 PPI
Features
  • Multitouch
  • Glossy
  • Always-On
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Megapixel16-MP
Aperturef/1.7
Sensor SizeSmall
Autofocus Features
  • Contrast
Hardware Features
  • LED Flash
  • Autofocus
  • HDR Photo
Video Resolutions
  • 2160p/30fps
Battery
Battery TypeLi-Poly
Battery Capacity (mAh)3100 mAh
Battery Features
  • Fast Charge
  • Non-Removable
Talk Time18 hours
Computing
Processor NameSamsung Exynos 7 Octa 7904
Processor # Cores8
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)1.8 GHz
RAM Options4GB
Internal Storage Options64GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSDXC
Operating System + VersionAndroid 9.0
Communications
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT12 603 Mbps
LTE Bands38, 40
Modem Features
  • UMTS
  • EDGE
  • HSPA+
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
WiFi Features
  • Dual-band
  • Hotspot
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • AVRCP
  • DIP
  • HFP
  • HID
  • HSP
  • MAP
  • OPP
  • PAN
  • PBAP/PAB
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeUSB Type C
Connector Features
  • USB 2.0
  • USB OTG
SAR EU Head0.49 W/Kg
SAR EU Body1.34 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
NameSIM0
SIM TypeNano SIM
Sim Card 1
NameSIM1
SIM TypeNano SIM
Multimedia
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • FM Radio
  • 3.5mm Port
Audio Formats
  • AAC
  • 3GA
  • AMR
  • RA
  • AWB
  • FLAC
  • M4A
  • MID
  • MIDI
  • MP3
  • OGA
  • OGG
  • WMA
  • WAV
Video Formats
  • H.263
  • H.264
  • MPEG-4
  • H.265
  • MP4
  • VC-1
  • VP8
  • VP9
  • WMV7
  • WMV8
  • XVID
Sensors
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Fingerprint
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • BeiDou

Galaxy A40 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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The last time we checked, the Galaxy A40 was retailing at around $254 online. Things may have changed a bit since.
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No. Our information indicates that the Galaxy A40 is NOT water-resistant an has no IP-Rating rating.
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Yes, the Galaxy A40 is known to have two-SIM version(s), however it could change with the wireless carrier.
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No, the Galaxy A40 2340x1080 display resolution is not 4K.
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No, Galaxy A40 does not support Wireless Charging.
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No, the Galaxy A40 does not support Qi Wireless Charging.
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Yes, the Galaxy A40 is a 4G-LTE smartphone that is rated 4G LTE CAT12 (603 Mbps).
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No, the Galaxy A40 does not work on 5G networks.
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Yes, the Galaxy A40 has a USB Type C port.
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No, the Galaxy A40 does not have a removable battery.

Samsung Galaxy A40 Specs & Speed Benchmarks

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