Update: May 28, 2019- Samsung has finally announced the launch date of the Galaxy M40 in India. The company will introduce the much awaited Galaxy M40 smartphone in India on June 11. The released teaser for the phone confirms Infinity O Display, Snapdragon 6 Series processor and triple rear cameras.
Earlier: Samsung is planning to introduce a new phone in its Galaxy M series in India- Galaxy M40. This will be the fourth phone in the series after the launch of Galaxy M10, M20, and M30. The upcoming phone has now been spotted on Geekbech which hints at its imminent launch.
As per the benchmarking site, the new Galaxy M40 will come with Snapdragon 675 processor. Moreover, it may come with a punch-hole display design. Samsung may launch this phone to compete with Redmi Note 7 Pro that has the same chipset.
Samsung Galaxy M40 Specs, Features
Based on the leaks and our speculations, we tell you here all the details of Galaxy M40 including specs, price, and availability. The design and some of its specs could be similar to the Galaxy A60 that was launched in China last month.
Galaxy M40 Design
The build of the Galaxy M40 could be similar to the Galaxy M30. So it might also come with rounded edges and a polycarbonate back panel. It might have a two-tone gradient finish on the back panel as well.
Galaxy M40 Display
Just like the Galaxy A60, the M40 will also have a Super AMOLED Infinity O type display with an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. It will have a resolution of FHD+ i.e. 1080 x 2340 pixels. Like other models in the M series, it will also get a high screen-to-body ratio.
Galaxy M40 Processor
According to the G, the phone will run on the Qualcomm 675 processor. The listing reveals Samsung Galaxy M40 will house 6GB of RAM. According to the Geekbench score, the single-core score of the model is 2,361 and the multi-core score is 6,438 points.
Galaxy M40 Cameras
According to rumors, Galaxy M40 will also come with triple-rear cameras. We expect it will be the same camera set up as the M30. So there could be a 13MP primary sensor with f/1.9, a 5MP ultra-wide angle sensor with f/2.2 & offering a 123-degree field of view, and a 5MP depth sensor with f/2.2.
The front camera could also be a 16-megapixel sensor with an aperture of f/2.0 and screen flash, just like the M30.
Battery and Other Features
Samsung started offering big battery with the Galaxy M series phones. So, it is expected that just like M30, Galaxy M40 will also sport a 5,000mAh battery. It will also come with 15W fast charging support.
The smartphone will be running the Android 9.0 Pie with Samsung One UI skin. The Galaxy M40 was also listed on Wi-Fi Alliance last month and according to that listing, the M40 will come with dual-SIM support and multi-mode Wi-Fi for 2.4GHz and 5GHz frequency bands.
Galaxy M40 Price in India
At present, in the Galaxy M series, the Galaxy M30 is the costliest phone that starts at Rs 14,990 and goes up to Rs. 17,990. So, we expect the Galaxy M40 to be priced between Rs 18,000 and Rs 20,000. The Galaxy M40 price in India may start at Rs. 17,990.
Galaxy M40 India Launch Date
Going by the benchmarking listing and other rumors, the Galaxy M40 India launch seems just around the corner. We expect Galaxy M40 will be launched in India in the mid-June.