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Gionee M40 Pro

Gionee M40 Pro
Brand: Gionee
Category: Phones
  • Display 6.53-inch 720 x 1520 pixels HD+ screen
  • Camera 16 MP + 2 MP Back / 13 MP front
  • Memory 6/8 GB RAM with 128/256GB ROM
  • Platform Helio P60 CPU / Android 9

Our Rating

The rating is based on the opinions of users and reliable reviewers.

  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 9 / 10
  • Camera Quality 10 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 10 / 10
  • Battery Performance 10 / 10

Gionee M40 Pro Highlights and Overview

While other iterations of the M-series from Gionee have focused on battery performance, the new M40 Pro focus more on larger storage than battery power. On the inside, the M40 Pro borrows specifications from the Gionee K3 Pro launched earlier. This includes a 6.53-inch HD+ display, with 720 x 1520 pixels. It also comes with a dewdrop notch upfront, housing the selfie camera.

The M40 Pro is base on MediaTek’s MT6771 Chipset, aka; Helio P60 CPU clocked at 2.0 GHz, along with ARM Mali-G72 MP3 GPU. Storage options includes 6/8GB RAM and 128/256GB internal storage, further expandable up to 256GB vis SD-card.

Coming to the camera department, you are getting two rear cameras sensors on the M40 Pro; there is a primary 16-megapixel sensor, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. For selfie, Gionee made use of a single 13-megapixel selfie sensor, kept in the notch upfront.

Powering the device is a 4000mAh battery that charges via USB Type-C interface. It also comes with a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, dual Nano-SIM slot with support for 4G LTE network, while Google Android 9 boot out of the box. Other specifications of Gionee M40 Pro are detailed in the table below.

Gionee M40 Pro Full Specifications and Features


Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network Bands LTE
5G Network Bands Does not have support for 5G Network
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (4CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps


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Dimensions 164.3 x 77.6 x 9.7 mm
Weight 204 grams
Build Front glass, plastic body
SIM Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.53 inches, 97.4 cm2 (~85.3% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1520 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~274 ppi density)


Operating System Android 9.0 (Pie)
Chipset Mediatek MT6771 Helio P60 (12 nm)
CPU Octa-core (4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU Mali-G72 MP3


RAM + ROM 6/8 GB
Card Slot Yes, up to 256 GB via microSD card (uses dedicated slot)


Camera Type Double Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) 16 MP + 2 MP megapixel main camera
Camera Features Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Scene mode
Sensor size - 1/2.8"
Pixel size - 1.12 μm
Phase detection
6-element lens
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps


Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 13-megapixel
Camera Features Face Beautification
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps


Loudspeaker Yes
Speaker Location Chin, below display
Audio Jack Type Yes, 3.5mm audio jack


Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0
FM Radio Yes


Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Ion 4000mAh battery
Wireless Charging No
Talk Time Talk Time is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower. Up to 49 hours
Stand-by Up to 700 hours


Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Box Contents Charging Brick / USB cable

Gionee M40 Pro User Reviews and Opinions

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