Samsung Galaxy A40 - Specification, Price, Pros and Cons

Samsung has been in the business of launching midrange smartphones in 2019, we have seen lots of the company devices targeting customers that need high-end smartphones but don't have enough money to spend.

Here, the new Galaxy A40 is no difference, it is another midranger that settled between the Galaxy A30 and Galaxy A50. The device comes with an impressive set of cameras, a normal sized battery capacity, and immersive display, which altogether gives a great user experience. And above all, it has an elegant design that one would love to flaunt.

Samsung Galaxy A40 - Specification Summary
  • Network: 2G | 3G | 4G LTE
  • SIM Type: Dual card dual standby
  • Display Size: 5.9” inches Infinity-U Display
  • Resolution: 2340 x 1080 (FHD+)
  • Dimension: 144.4mm  x 69.2mm x 7.9mm
  • Operating System: Android 9
  • Processor: Octa-core 1.8GHz, 1.6GHz CPU Speed
  • Ram: 4GB
  • Internal Storage: 64GB
  • Card slot: MicroSD expansion up to 512GB
  • Front Camera: 25MP Selfie Camera
  • Rear Camera: 16MP+5MP Dual Rear Camera
  • Battery: 3100mAh battery capacity
  • Weight: 140grams
Samsung Galaxy A40 - Design and Display

The Samsung Galaxy A40 has an elegant, sleek, slim and beautiful design that makes the device standout. The device utilizes a minimalist 3D Glasstic backrests that makes it the device fit perfectly in hand, featuring stunning curves at every corner. The top of the device houses a notch which Samsung named “Infinity – U display”.

As for the display, the Galaxy A40 comes with a 5.9-inch Super AMOLED display having a screen resolution of 1,080 x 2,340 pixels and a density of 437 PPI. It can provide a sharp and crisp viewing experience. The display offers a complete powerful viewing experience both for gaming and video streaming.

Furthermore, the device house it's fingerprint scanner and a dual camera at the back, while at the side a the volume button and power on button. The device is available in four colors, Black, Blue, Coral, and White.

Samsung Galaxy A40 - Performance, Storage and Camera

Already, we have noticed that 2019 midrange device no longer sucks and Samsung has powered the Galaxy A40 with an octa-core (1.8GHz dual-core Cortex A73 + 1.6 GHz hexa-core, Cortex A53) processor, which is seated upon the latest Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7904 chipset to offer users the kind of performance they need.

With the power-packed processor and a 4GB of Ram, the Galaxy A40 has got the power and performance to make things run smoothly. You can open apps in an instant and play graphics-heavy games, multitask, and stream videos without having to worry about the device hagging or slowing down under any heavy usage.

As for the storage, with a 64GB of ROM, that can still be expandable (has a dedicated MicroSD card slot) up to 512GB, you can store more and enjoy less lag. The device provides a massive storage capacity.

And for the optics, it comes with a dual rear camera having a 16MP (F1.7) main camera and 5MP ultra wide lenses with a 123-degree field of view, you can capture amazing pictures with a natural color reproduction with a pinch or brightness. At the front, there is a 25MP lens to capture a selfie and make video calls.

Samsung Galaxy A40 - Battery and Connectivity

Honestly, I am not quite impressed with the battery capacity of the device, But, Samsung has promised that the Galaxy A40 will be there when you need it most. That with the 3,100mAh battery capacity will keep the device all day, streaming movies and making calls. And when you’re low on power, it has a 15W Fast Charging support that will get the device powered up quickly.

However, the battery has not been put to test yet. For the connectivity, it comes with Wi-Fi 802.11, Mobile Hotspot, Bluetooth, GPS with A-GPS, Glonass, NFC and microUSB 2.0

Samsung  Galaxy A40 Price in Nigeria

Samsung Galaxy A40 price in Nigeria is expected to be between 100,000 Naira and 120,000 Naira and the Galaxy A40 is expected to be launched on May 15, 2019. The Galaxy A40 is 4 GB RAM / 64 GB internal storage variant of Samsung which is expected to available in Black, Blue, Orange, White color.

On Samsung's official website, the price of Galaxy A40 is listed for sale at £219.00 internationally. Also, bear in mind that the price will change depending on where you are buying the device.

Samsung Galaxy A40 - Pros

  • Dual quality camera and a powerful front-facing camera for selfies and video calls
  • Fast performance powered with more cores and a 4GB Ram
  • Lot's of storage capacity with a 64GB and MicroSD card expansion
  • Midrange and affordable
  • Sleek and elegant design with Infinity-U notch

Samsung Galaxy A40 - Cons

  • Battery capacity is low
Finally, the Samsung Galaxy A40 is a flagship offering that comes with all the features to provide great performance, with an impressive set of cameras, and immersive display, which altogether gives a great user experience.

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