Samsung Galaxy M40


Samsung Galaxy M40
Samsung Galaxy M40 (Galaxy M Series)
Graphics adapter
4096 MB 
6.3 inch 19.5:9, 2340 x 1080 pixel 409 PPI, Capacitive, PLS, Corning Gorilla Glass, glossy: yes
64 GB eMMC Flash, 64 GB 
Card Reader: microSD (1TB, SIM 2 slot), NFC, Sensors: Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, fingerprint, USB-C
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 5.0, GSM, UMTS, LTE, Dual SIM, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.9 x 155.3 x 73.9 ( = 0.31 x 6.11 x 2.91 in)
3500 mAh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Android 9.0 Pie
Primary Camera: 32 MPix Triple: 32MP (f/1.7, 0.8µm) + 8MP (f/2.2, 12mm, 1.12µm) + 5MP (f/2.2)
Secondary Camera: 16 MPix f/2.0
Additional features
Keyboard: Virtual
168 g ( = 5.93 oz / 0.37 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
300 Euro



Average Score: 74.33% - average
Average of 6 scores (from 16 reviews)
price: 75%, performance: 75%, features: - %, display: 67% mobility: 77%, workmanship: 73%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Samsung Galaxy M40

75% Samsung Galaxy M40 Review: The M in the Middle?
Source: Tech PP English
The Samsung Galaxy M40 has a lot going for it. But unless you are a gaming fan who is crazy about the Samsung brand, we are not too sure where it is headed. It is easily the most powerful M series device, but its pricing puts it in a very odd place.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/15/2019
Rating: Total score: 75% price: 70% performance: 80% workmanship: 70%
66% Samsung Galaxy M40 review: Short of perfect
Source: Android Authority English
The Samsung Galaxy M40 is a good phone that falls just short of excellence. It isn’t quite the perfect package, but it might be the phone for you if design excellence ranks higher than overall performance in your books. What do you think about the Galaxy M40? Is this the phone to take away the crown from Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 7 Pro or is the smaller battery and weak camera enough of a deterrent?
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/03/2019
Rating: Total score: 66% performance: 59% display: 62% mobility: 63%
80% Samsung Galaxy M40 Review
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
The Samsung Galaxy M40 crams in a tonne of features, which instantly makes it a very attractive option even amongst Samsung's other A-series and M-series offerings. Some of its highlight features are segment firsts, such as the Screen Sound tech for voice calls and a hole-punch display. Add to that the ample RAM and storage and the powerful SoC — all of it sounds too good to be true. However, Samsung has had to cut a few corners to sell the Galaxy M40 at this price.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/22/2019
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 80% display: 80% mobility: 90% workmanship: 80%
Samsung Galaxy M40 Review
Source: The Mobile Indian English
Samsung Galaxy M40 is the company’s best attempt to give a stiff competition to its rivals in this price band. The company has introduced some new features like the punch-hole design. The performance is slightly better as compared to the other Samsung smartphones at this price range. The display looks good, though it is not as punchy as OLED screens present in other Samsung smartphones. Furthermore, the absence of the 3.5mm audio jack and inclusion of Type-C headsets might turn against it. That said, it is still a better device from Samsung in this price band.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/21/2019
75% Samsung Galaxy M40 review: A unique display but Galaxy A50 offers a lot more
Source: India Today English
The Galaxy M40 is a sweet addition to the Galaxy M lineup, but one cannot deny that Samsung has cut quite a few corners with this one. The reason Galaxy M30 and Galaxy M20 worked is because they offered a robust set of features at aggressive prices.The Galaxy M40, on the other hand, misses an AMOLED display, drops the headphone jack and chops down the battery, which are some serious downgrades for its price of Rs 19,990.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/20/2019
Rating: Total score: 75%
Samsung Galaxy M40 Review, PUBG Gameplay, Camera Sample and performance
Source: English
Dosto here is the Samsung Galaxy M40 review, in this video I have shown the performance of the M40, played PUBG game, you can check the camera samples, heating, battery life too.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/18/2019
80% Samsung Galaxy M40 review: A great option for most people
Source: The Indian Express English
Samsung Galaxy M40 appears to be a decent phone for the price. Yes, there are multiple options in the market like the Redmi Note 7 Pro and Moto G7, but still I genuinely liked the Galaxy M40. It gets a lot of things right, and that’s what matters to average users at the end of the day. If you are looking to buy a mid-range smartphone that offers a large display for watching videos, has a respectable camera and looks stylish, I think you should probably consider the Galaxy M40.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/18/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
Samsung Galaxy M40 review: Get the Galaxy A50 instead
Source: Sam Mobile English
So, yeah, the verdict is that you should get the Galaxy A50 and simply ignore the Galaxy M40. If the Galaxy M40 drops in price below the Galaxy A50, it might become easier to recommend, although the price will have to drop considerably for that to happen. It’s great to see that Samsung is offering you multiple options in a similar price range, something it has never done before, but this round goes to the Galaxy A50.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/18/2019
70% Samsung Galaxy M40: Reliable midrange phone with premium punch-hole design
Source: Business Standard English
The Samsung Galaxy M40 is a power-packed performer, with a premium design, capable cameras, an operating system optimised for one-hand use, and a decent battery. Consider the M40 if you need a reliable smartphone for casual gaming, versatile imaging and all-round multimedia capabilities.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/15/2019
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 80% display: 60% workmanship: 70%
Samsung Galaxy M40 impressions: Makings of a mid-range champion
Source: Android Authority English
On the other hand, the excellent display, great ergonomics and versatile camera are all useful additions that improve usability in a meaningful way. It is still early days, but the Galaxy M40 has the makings of a credible mid-range champion. The phone is priced at 19,990 rupees (~$280) and will be available starting June 14.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/12/2019
Samsung Galaxy M40 Quick Review
Source: The Mobile Indian English
The Samsung Galaxy M40 is surely one of the best-designed smartphones from Samsung in this price range. The phone is equipped with a compact form factor and the display looks immersive in nature. The hardware used is fair good and the company is giving you some decent camera hardware as well. The battery seems to be a down point and the device will face stiff competition from the likes of Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro, Realme 3 Pro, Nokia 8.1, and more.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/11/2019

Foreign Reviews

Đánh giá nhanh Galaxy M40: Cấu hình mạnh mẽ nhưng giá đã tốt hơn nhiều
Source: FPT shop VN→EN
Positive: Attractive price; powerful hardware; nice cameras; great display.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/20/2019
Đánh giá nhanh Galaxy M40: Thiết kế đẹp, mạnh mẽ nhưng giá vẫn rẻ
Source: Viettelstore VN→EN
Positive: Beautiful design; powerful hardware; nice triple cameras; good price.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 06/20/2019
Hàng loạt điểm ấn tượng trên Galaxy M40 vừa mới ra mắt
Source: FPT shop VN→EN
Positive: Attractive price; excellent display; powerful processor; nice cameras.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 06/13/2019
Trên tay Galaxy M40: Camera selfie trong màn hình, SD675, RAM 6GB, giá chỉ từ 6,7 triệu
Source: FPT shop VN→EN
Positive: Nice selfie cameras; good hardware; attractive price; premium design.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/13/2019
Samsung ra mắt Galaxy M40 với màn hình đục lỗ, 3 camera, giá rẻ
Source: Danviet VN→EN
Positive: Impressive design; nice triple cameras; low price; decent processor.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 06/12/2019


Qualcomm Adreno 612: Integrated (in the Snapdragon 675) graphics card based on the Adreno 600 architecture. Our first benchmarks show a performance comparable to the old Adreno 512 and therefore in the lower mid-range. Supports DirectX11_1, Vulkan 1.0, OpenCL 2.0, OpenGL ES 3.2. Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
675: Fast mid-range ARM SoC with 8 CPU Kryo 460 cores (two fast 2 GHz ARM Cortex-A76 based cores in a cluster and six power saving ARM Cortex-A55 based cores at 1.6 GHz) and a rather slow Adreno 612 GPU. Manufactured in the 11 nm LPP process at Samsung.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.

Only a few smartphones have larger screens.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

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0.168 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.

Samsung: The Samsung Group is composed of numerous international businesses, all united under the Samsung brand in South Korea. The meaning of the Korean word Samsung is "tristar" or "three stars". The Samsung brand is one of the most important brands of South Korea. Samsung is an international notebook manufacturer of medium size according market shares and reviews.

In 2015 and 2016, Samsung had a market share of around 24-25% in the global smartphone market and was undisputed market leader. In the laptop sector, Samsung is on the 8th place in the global manufacturer rankings from 2014-2016 with 1.7-2.7%.

In 2016 Samsung slipped into a crisis due to exploding smartphone batteries and a failed recall action.

74.33%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum, 2019-06-23 (Update: 2019-06-23)