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Samsung Galaxy M40

Specifications

Samsung Galaxy M40
Samsung Galaxy M40 (Galaxy M Series)
Processor
Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 8 x 1.6 - 2 GHz, Kryo 460 Gold (Cortex-A76) / Silver (Cortex-A55)
Graphics adapter
Memory
4 GB 
Display
6.30 inch 19.5:9, 2340 x 1080 pixel 409 PPI, Capacitive, PLS, Corning Gorilla Glass, glossy: yes
Storage
64 GB eMMC Flash, 64 GB 
Connections
Card Reader: microSD (1TB, SIM 2 slot), NFC, Sensors: Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, fingerprint, USB-C
Networking
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
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.9 x 155.3 x 73.9 ( = 0.31 x 6.11 x 2.91 in)
Battery
3500 mAh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Android 9.0 Pie
Camera
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
Weight
168 g ( = 5.93 oz / 0.37 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
300 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 72.13% - average
Average of 8 scores (from 19 reviews)
price: 75%, performance: 72%, features: - %, display: 65% mobility: 71%, workmanship: 73%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Samsung Galaxy M40

66% Samsung Galaxy A60/M40 review
Source: GSM Arena English Archive.org version
As you've probably gathered by now, we find it hard to recommend the Galaxy A60 in the presence of phones such as the Realme X, the Mi A3, and the Redmi K20/Mi 9T in the same price range. Unfortunately, the Galaxy A60 has almost nothing going for it except for its rather decent battery life endurance and good computational performance.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/23/2019
Rating: Total score: 66%
Samsung Galaxy M40 Review
Source: Mobygyaan English Archive.org version
While the Samsung Galaxy M40 is the top-end model in the lineup, there’s no denying the fact that Samsung has cut a few corners with this smartphone. The phone doesn’t have an AMOLED display, 3.5mm headphone jack and comes with a lower capacity battery. These are the downgrades that don’t make the phone worthy of its ₹19,990 price tag.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/05/2019
65% Samsung Galaxy M40 review: Short of perfect
Source: Android Authority English Archive.org version
A really good package, the Samsung Galaxy M40 brings an excellent design, solid ergonomics, and reasonably good cameras to the table. Dips in performance and mediocre battery life, when placed next to the competition, make it fall short of perfection.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/30/2019
Rating: Total score: 65% performance: 59% display: 59% mobility: 61%
75% Samsung Galaxy M40 Review: The M in the Middle?
Source: Tech PP English Archive.org version
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 Archive.org version
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 Archive.org version
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 Archive.org version
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 Archive.org version
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: Gogi.in English Archive.org version
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 Archive.org version
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 Archive.org version
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 Archive.org version
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 Archive.org version
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 Archive.org version
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 Archive.org version
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 Archive.org version
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 Archive.org version
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 Archive.org version
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 Archive.org version
Positive: Impressive design; nice triple cameras; low price; decent processor.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 06/12/2019

Comment

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.


SD 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.


6.30":

It is a small display format for smartphones. You shouldn't be severely defective in vision, and you won't see much detail on the screen and only have a small resolution available. For that, the device should be small and handy, easy to transport.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


Samsung: Samsung Group is the largest South Korean conglomerate and was founded in 1938. Samsung Group employed 489,000 people in 2014 and is one of the world's largest companies in terms of revenue and market strength. The name Samsung means "Three Stars" in Korean and represents the three sons of the company's founder. The company was founded in 1938 as a grocery store. With its subsidiary Samsung Electronics, founded in 1969, Samsung took up the production of electrotechnical items, focusing on consumer electronics and household appliances at an early stage. Other branches in which the large corporation is active include mechanical engineering, automobiles (Hyundai), insurance, wholesale, real estate and leisure. Samsung manufactures a wide range of electronic products, including smartphones, televisions, home appliances and semiconductors. The company's Galaxy line of smartphones is one of the most popular in the world. Samsung is also a major player in the semiconductor industry, making memory chips and processors for many other electronics manufacturers.


72.13%: This rating is poor. More than three quarters of the models are rated better. That is rather not a purchase recommendation. Even if verbal ratings in this area do not sound that bad ("sufficient" or "satisfactory"), they are usually euphemisms that disguise a classification as a below-average laptop.


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