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All About The Samsung Galaxy A40

author Luis Silva (Updated on: July 2021)

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What You Should Know About The Galaxy A40





Considering their rivals:

- Its global score is 14% below the average. (4.76 vs. 5.51).

- Its performance is 39% below the average (957 vs. 1563).

- Its display is 7% smaller than the average (5.9" vs. 6.36").

- 65% of its rivals have an AMOLED display.

- 24% of its opponents have a refresh rate of 90hz or more.

- 76% of its competitors have an ALWAYS-ON display.

- 41% of its adversaries have the ability to play HDR content.

- 6% of its rivals have a Gorilla Glass 6 or newer protection.

- Its picture quality score is 82% above the average (85 vs. 46.67).

- 18% of its adversaries have a telephoto lens.

- One hour of talking, plus one hour of web browsing, and one hour of video playing will let a full charged battery at about 76%, which is less than the average, at 83%.

- Fast charging is 33% slower than the average (15w vs. 23w).

- 41% of its oppositors have wireless charging.

- If you prefer smaller smartphones, then this one is 9% below the average (144mm vs. 158mm/5.67in vs. 6.23in).

- If you value a lightweight smartphone, then this one is 24% lighter than the average (140g. vs. 184g./4.94oz. vs. 6.48oz).

- 41% of its adversaries have a full glass body.

- Internal storage is below the average. (64GB. vs. 79GB.).

- 82% of its rivals have a MicroSD card slot.

- 82% of its opponents have Bluetooth 5.1.

- 94% of its rivals have NFC.

- 94% of its adversaries have an headphone jack.



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 Specifications 
  • Pros 
    AMOLED
    Fast Charging
    MicroSD Slot
    3.5mm Jack






  • Cons 
    Always-On-Display
    Wireless Charging
    Glass Protection







  • Price 

    Amazon: $0

    eBay: $265

    BestBuy: $0

    Walmart: $0

  • Performance 
    Year: 2019
    Updates: 4 years
    Exynos 7904
    Mali-G71 MP2
    Android 9
    Geekbench 5: 957




  • Display 
    5.9" 1080x2340
    436 DPI
    Gorilla Glass 3
    AMOLED
    No Always-On
    Notch: Teardrop
    548 Nits



  • Cameras 
    2 Cameras

    Without OIS
    With HDR
    1 LED flash
    1080p (Full HD)


    Dxo/Tek Score: 85

  • Main Camera 
    16 MP
    f/1.7
    26mm
    Sensor size: 1/2.8
    Pixel size: 1.12

     
    Selfie 
    25 Mp f/2.0 25mm
  • Other Cameras 
    5 Mp f/2.2 13mm
    Wide-Angle








  • Body 
    144x69x7 mm
    5.67x2.72x0.28 in
    140g. / 4.94oz.
    Front Glass
    86% STBR
    Looks: 6.4/10
    Fingerp.: Back


  • Colors 
    Black
    White
    Blue
    Coral






  • Battery 
    3100mAh
    Charging: 15w
    Wireless: No

    1T+1W+1V*: 76%
    1T+3W+1V*: 56%
    1T+1W+3V*: 58%



  • Storage 
    RAM: 4GB
    Storage: 64GB
    Expandable

     
    Connectivity 
    4G/5G: 4G
    3.5mm jack: Yes
    Bluetooth: 5.0
    NFC: Yes



 Top 5 
  •    Price 
    Mi A3
    #1$200
    R.Note 8 Pro
    #2$215
    Redmi Note 10
    #3$218
    P40 Lite
    #4$223
    Galaxy A40
    #7$240
  • Global Score 
    Poco X3 Pro
    #16.73
    Poco X3 NFC
    #25.91
    Galaxy A32
    #35.76
    P40 Lite
    #45.66
    Galaxy A40
    #164.76
  • Performance 
    Poco X3 Pro
    #16.3
    P40 Lite
    #25.1
    Nord N10
    #35
    Pocophone F1
    #44.9
    Galaxy A40
    3.6
  • Display 
    Galaxy A32
    #18.6
    Mi 9T
    #28.3
    Mi 9t
    #38.3
    Redmi Note 10
    #48.2
    Galaxy A40
    2.8
  • Display Size 
    Galaxy A70
    #16.7
    Poco X3 NFC
    #26.6
    Poco X3 Pro
    #36.6
    R.Note 8 Pro
    #46.5
    Galaxy A40
    #155.9
  • Dots Per Inch 
    Galaxy A40
    #1436
    Mi 9 SE
    #2436
    Redmi Note 10
    #3411
    Galaxy A31
    #4411
    Nord N10
    #5411
  • Cameras 
    Poco X3 Pro
    #18
    Redmi Note 10
    #27.2
    P40 Lite
    #36.8
    Poco X3 NFC
    #46.8
    Galaxy A40
    #185
  • Camera MP 
    R.Note 8 Pro
    #164
    Poco X3 NFC
    #264
    Nord N10
    #364
    Galaxy A32
    #464
    Galaxy A40
    16
  • Zoom (mm) 
    Mi 9T
    #153
    Mi 9t
    #253
    Mi 9 SE
    #352




  • Body 
    iPhone 7
    #16.8
    Galaxy A40
    #24.2
    Mi 9 SE
    3.7
    iPhone 6s
    3
    Galaxy A50
    2.8
  • Screen-To-Body 
    Galaxy A40
    #186
    Galaxy A70
    #286
    Galaxy A50
    #386
    Galaxy A31
    #485
    Galaxy A32
    #585
  • Looks 
    R.Note 8 Pro
    #19.4
    Mi 9t
    #28.5
    Mi 9T
    #38.5
    Mi 9 SE
    #48.2
    Galaxy A40
    #76.4
  • Weight (g) 
    iPhone 7
    #1138
    Galaxy A40
    #2140
    iPhone 6s
    #3143
    Mi 9 SE
    #4155
    Galaxy A50
    #5166
  • Size (mm) 
    iPhone 7
    #1138
    iPhone 6s
    #2138
    Galaxy A40
    #3144
    Mi 9 SE
    #4147
    Mi A3
    #5153
  • Battery+Charg. 
    P40 Lite
    #16.9
    Redmi Note 10
    #26.7
    Galaxy A31
    #36.6
    Galaxy A32
    #46.6
    Galaxy A40
    #165.5
  • Battery* 
    Galaxy A31
    #186
    Galaxy A32
    #286
    Redmi Note 10
    #385
    P40 Lite
    #485
    Galaxy A40
    #1676
  • Batt.:Browsing* 
    Galaxy A32
    #175
    P40 Lite
    #274
    Galaxy A31
    #374
    Poco X3 NFC
    #472
    Galaxy A40
    #1756
  • Battery:Video* 
    Redmi Note 10
    #176
    Galaxy A31
    #276
    Galaxy A32
    #376
    Mi A3
    #474
    Galaxy A40
    #1658
  • Fast Charging. 
    P40 Lite
    #140
    Redmi Note 10
    #233
    Poco X3 NFC
    #333
    Poco X3 Pro
    #433
    Galaxy A40
    15
  • Wireless Charg. 










  • Storage 
    P40 Lite
    #17.5
    Poco X3 Pro
    #27.5
    Nord N10
    #37.5
    Galaxy A70
    #47.5
    Galaxy A40
    #106.3
  • Int. Storage 
    P40 Lite
    #1128
    Poco X3 Pro
    #2128
    Nord N10
    #3128
    Galaxy A70
    #4128
    Galaxy A40
    #1064
  • RAM (GB) 
    R.Note 8 Pro
    #16
    P40 Lite
    #26
    Poco X3 NFC
    #36
    Poco X3 Pro
    #46
    Galaxy A40
    #144
  • Connectivity 
    Nord N10
    #110
    Poco X3 NFC
    #29
    R.Note 8 Pro
    #38.5
    P40 Lite
    #48.5
    Galaxy A40
    #68.5


 Rivals 
  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro
    Poco X3 Pro
    $243   6.73

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Poco X3 NFC
    Poco X3 NFC
    $230   5.91

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy A32
    Galaxy A32
    $264   5.76

    Compare


  • Huawei

    Huawei P40 Lite
    P40 Lite
    $223   5.66

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Redmi Note 10
    Redmi Note 10
    $218   5.57

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy A70
    Galaxy A70
    $255   5.57

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro
    R.Note 8 Pro
    $215   5.45

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi A3
    Mi A3
    $200   5.41

    Compare


  • OnePlus

    OnePlus Nord N10
    Nord N10
    $249   5.32

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy A31
    Galaxy A31
    $225   5.2

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy A50
    Galaxy A50
    $265   5.17

    Compare
  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 9t
    Mi 9t
    $270   5.14

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 9T
    Mi 9T
    $270   5.14

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Pocophone F1
    Pocophone F1
    $250   5.04

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 9 SE
    Mi 9 SE
    $250   5.02

    Compare


  • Apple

    Apple iPhone 7
    iPhone 7
    $250   3.8

    Compare


  • Apple

    Apple iPhone 6s
    iPhone 6s
    $259   3.5

    Compare


The top 5 list is based only on these rivals.

You can click on any rival to know more about it too.

These are the lowest prices found on any of these stores: Amazon.com, eBay.com, Best Buy, and Walmart.

Prices on eBay are in $US for reference but are Europe-based.

Prices marked with ! are from renewed/refurbished/carrier-locked phones (except eBay, that are from new devices, unless they are out of stock, then they can be from bids, and then from pre-owned devices).

We're only including devices that still receive security updates.

Disclaimer: We earn a small fee from qualifying purchases. It doesn't affect any item's price or eventual reviews .

*What's left of a full charge after 1 hour of talking, 1 (or 3) hour of web browsing, and 1 (or 3) hour of video playback.



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