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Samsung Galaxy A40s

Samsung Galaxy A40s
$199
Brand: Samsung
Category: Phones
  • Display 6.4-inch 1080 x 2340 pixels Full-HD++ display
  • Camera 13 MP + 5 MP + 5 MP Main / 16 MP front
  • Storage 64/128 GB
  • RAM 4/6 GB
  • CPU Octa-core 1.8 GHz, Exynos 7904
  • OS Android 8.1 (Oreo)

Our Rating

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

9.2
  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 9 / 10
  • Camera Quality 9 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 9 / 10
  • Battery Performance 10 / 10

Samsung Galaxy A40s Highlights and Overview

The Samsung Galaxy A40s is designed for the Chinese and other Asian market. The device comes with a larger 6.4-inch screen with Full-HD+ display, using 1080 x 2340 Super AMOLED display. It has a Waterdrop notch Cut-out above the screen which hosts the selfie camera.

Specification wise, the Samsung Galaxy A40s is powered by the Exynos 7904 14nm CPU clocked at 1.8GHz, and integrated with Mali-G71 MP2, 3/4 GB of RAM and 32/64 GB expandable internal storage.

The camera department includes a triple rear 13 + 5 + 5 MP Main sensors, featuring PDAF, f/1.7 aperture and a single LED flash. At the front, there’s a large 16-megapixel front-facing camera for selfie and video chats. The Galaxy A40s comes with Google 8.1 (Oreo), with support for dual 4G VoLTE enable SIMs.

Fuelling the device is a large 5000mAh built-in battery, similar to the Galaxy M30, with 15W fast charging features, along with USB Type-C interface, and Android 8.1 (Oreo) out of the box. Other key specifications and silent features of the Samsung Galaxy A40s are contained in the table below.

Samsung Galaxy A40s Full Specifications and Features

NETWORK

Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM only)
3G Network Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network Bands LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps

LAUNCH

Also Known As -
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BODY

Dimensions 159 x 75.1 x 8.5 mm (6.26 x 2.96 x 0.33 in)
Weight 174 g (6.14 oz)
Build Front glass, plastic body
SIM Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

DISPLAY

Display Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.4 inches, 100.5 cm2 (~84.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~403 ppi density)

PLATFORM

Operating System Android 8.1 (Oreo), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie); One UI
Chipset Samsung Exynos 7904 (14 nm)
CPU Octa-core (2x1.8 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU Mali-G71 MP2

MEMORY

RAM + ROM 4/6 GB
Card Slot microSD, up to 1 TB (dedicated slot)

MAIN CAMERA

Camera Type Triple Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) 13 MP + 5 MP + 5 Main camera
Camera Features Autofocus
Face detection
F/1.9 aperture
LED Flash
Panorama
HDR
5 MP, f/2.2, 12mm (ultrawide) (second camera)
5 MP, f/2.2, depth sensor (third sensor)
Video Resolution 1080p@30/240fps

SELFIE CAMERA

Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 16-megapixel
Camera Features F/2.0 aperture
FaceID
Face beautification
HDR
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes
Speaker Location Placed at the basement
Audio Jack Type Yes, 3.5mm audio jack

CONNECTIVITY

Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
NFC
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
FM Radio FM radio

BATTERY

Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh 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 33 hours
Stand-by Up to 740 hours

OTHER FEATURES

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

Samsung Galaxy A40s User Reviews and Opinions

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