Samsung Galaxy A40

Specifications
Samsung Galaxy A40
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  • 5.9" 1080x2340 pixels
  • 16MP 1080p
  • 4GB RAM Exynos 7904
  • 3100mAh Li-Po
Released 2019, April 140g, 7.9mm thickness Android 9.0, up to Android 11 64GB/128GB storage, microSDXC
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Versions: SM-A405FN/DS (Global); SM-A405F/DS; SM-A405FM/DS (Russia)

Network
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 38, 40, 41
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat12 600/150 Mbps
Launch
Announced 2019, March 19
Status Available. Released 2019, April
Body
Dimensions 144.4 x 69.2 x 7.9 mm (5.69 x 2.72 x 0.31 in)
Weight 140 g (4.94 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 3), plastic back, plastic frame
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Display
Type Super AMOLED
Size 5.9 inches, 85.5 cm2 (~85.5% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~437 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Platform
OS Android 9.0 (Pie), upgradable to Android 11
Chipset Exynos 7904 (14 nm)
CPU Octa-core (2x1.77 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6x1.59 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU Mali-G71 MP2
Memory
Card slot microSDXC (dedicated slot)
Internal 64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM
 eMMC 5.1
Main Camera
Dual 16 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), PDAF
5 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide)
Features LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
Selfie Camera
Single 25 MP, f/2.0, 25mm (wide), 1/2.8", 0.9µm
Video 1080p@30fps
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Comms
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
Positioning GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
NFC Yes
Radio FM radio
USB USB Type-C 2.0
Features
Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
 ANT+
Battery
Type Li-Po 3100 mAh, non-removable
Charging 15W wired
Misc
Colors Black, White, Blue, Coral
Models SM-A405F, SM-A405FN, SM-A405FM, SM-A405S
SAR EU 0.49 W/kg (head)     1.34 W/kg (body)    
Price $ 144.00 / £ 184.99 / € 279.90
Tests
Performance AnTuTu: 106388 (v7)
GeekBench: 4112 (v4.4)
GFXBench: 4.6fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
Display Contrast ratio: infinite
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker Voice 66dB / Noise 68dB / Ring 73dB
Audio quality Noise -91.0dB / Crosstalk -85.9dB
Battery life Endurance rating 73h
Samsung Galaxy A40 64GB 4GB RAM RENEWED

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User opinions and reviews

  • Jela
  • 29 Nov 2022
  • nUk

I have this phone since June 2019. It still works great. I feed it with an sd card 512GB (tons of albums on Tidal). I had to change the USB cable a few months ago. That's all! It still didn't give me a reason to buy a new one.

  • Anonymous
  • 23 Nov 2022
  • Mnv

I've been using this phone since January 2020, served me good til' this year, it started lagging more during the summer and the battery is really bad. The system really puts pressure on memory too, 64GB is not enough anymore. Volume up and ...

  • Quaresma
  • 31 Oct 2022
  • fmg

I want to do hard reset for my A40 after it has entered the recovery menu it can't open wipe data again

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