After a while, we have a new M series phone- Samsung Galaxy M40 (review), which has launched in India. M40 brings a refreshing touch to the current lineup of Galaxy M trio. It brandishes an Infinity-O display, a slim and sleek form factor, Snapdragon 675 SOC and One UI software.
Samsung Galaxy M40 features
Upfront, Galaxy M40 sports an Infinity-O LCD display that stretches to 6.3 inches with a 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution. There is a 16MP (f/2.0) selfie snapper residing within this punch-hole on the display.
Rotate to the rear and you get a similar vertical camera arrangement and fingerprint reader like the Galaxy M30. The triplet comprises a primary 32 MP sensor (f/1.7),
coupled with an 8 MP (f/2.2) 12mm ultrawide sensor and finally a 5 MP (f/2.2) depth sensing unit.
Unlock the device to interact with the software experience of One UI. This runs over an 11nm based octa-core 2GHz Snapdragon 675 chipset aided by RAM up to 6GB. You get a maximum of 128GB onboard storage expandable up to 512GB via a micro-SD card (hybrid). It draws fuel from a 3500mAh battery that supports a 15W fast charger.
Rest of the features include Bluetooth 5.0, Face Unlock, USB-C port, Dual-SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) and a basic slew of sensors. While the phone is Dolby Atmos compatible, the 3.5mm headphone jack is absent. A unique quirk of this phone is its “Screen Sound” technology that transforms the display into a speaker. You also get a dedicated button to enable voice assistants and Widevine L1 certification.
Samsung Galaxy M40 Price and Availability
The 6GB RAM variant of the phone comes out at Rs. 19,999 via Amazon India. You could grab the phone in Midnight Blue and Seawater Blue colors. You get a Type-C earphone bundled in the box. The sale starts from 18 June from 12 noon.
The launch offers include:
- Airtel offers 4GB 4G data/day and an additional 560GB over 10 months under its Rs. 240 plan, while you will get 6GB 4G data/day and an additional 840GB over 10 months under Rs. 349 plan.
- Vodafone Idea gives a cashback worth Rs. 3750 (50 recharge vouchers of Rs. 75 each) plus additional 250GB (0.5GB/day) over 18 months.
The Vodafone Idea offer is applicable on the recharge of Rs. 255.
- And finally Jio Double Data offer of 4GB per day for 10 months at Rs.198
Samsung Galaxy M40 Specifications
|Model||Samsung Galaxy M40|
|Display||6.3 inches, 1080 x 2340 px, Infinity-O LCD Display|
|Processor||2.0 GHz, Octa Core, Snapdragon 675 chipset|
|RAM||6GB; LPDDR4x RAM|
|Internal Storage||128GB(expandable up to 512GB), Hybrid card slot|
|Software||Android 9 Pie, One UI|
|Primary Camera||32MP (F1.7) + 8MP (f/2.2, 12mm ultrawide sensor) + 5MP (f/2.2, depth sensor)|
|Front Camera||16MP (F2.0)|
|Fingerprint sensor||Yes, rear-mounted|
|Battery||3500mAh with 15W fast charging|
|Price||6GB RAM+ 128GB storage: Rs. 19,999|