Samsung Galaxy A40 Specs and Price

Samsung Galaxy A40
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Samsung released the enticing Galaxy A40 on March 2019. Samsung Galaxy A40 comes with lot of new features. Although there is not much difference with Galaxy A30 in terms of RAM and ROM, you get a more compact design a better selfie camera and faster LTE technology.

The accolade winning Samsung Galaxy A40 comes with a 3100 mAh battery, which less than the 4000 mAh battery provided for the Galaxy A30. You also get fast 15W charging capacity.

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Samsung Galaxy A40 Key Specs & Features

  • Android 9 Pie, One UI
  • 5.9-inch Super AMOLED Display, 1080 x 2340 pixel (437 ppi)
  • Octa-core Exynos 7904 Processor (1.77GHz dual-core Cortex-A73 and 1.59GHz hexa-core Cortex-A53)
  • 16MP + 5MP Dual Rear Camera
  • 4GB RAM and 64GB storage
  • 4G LTE (up to 600 Mbps Download
  • Fingerprint Sensor (Rear)
  • 3,100 mAh Li-Po Battery

Samsung Galaxy A40

Design and Display

Samsung Galaxy A40 comes in a plastic design available in white, blue, black, and coral. The front is covered in Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

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The Android Phone features a 5.9-inch Super AMOLED infinity-U display. The display features 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution with 19.5:9 aspect ratio.

Samsung Galaxy A40 features a rear facing fingerprint sensor.

Battery and Camera

The smartphone sports a 3100 mAh battery. You also get 15W charging capacity for fast charging.

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Samsung Galaxy A40 sports 16MP + 5MP dual rear camera and 25MP front camera for selfie. You can also make your own AR Emoji and AR sticker.


Samsung Galaxy A40 runs Android 9.0 Pie with One UI on the Exynos 7904 chipset. 4GB RAM is provided for a smooth performance.

For storage, the Galaxy A40 has 64GB built-in storage with support for up to 512GB memory card.

Samsung Galaxy A40 Price and Availability

Samsung Galaxy A40 price in Nigeria starts at around 85,000 Naira (~ $235). You can buy the smartphone at leading online stores in your country.

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Samsung Galaxy A40 Specs

Here are a few specs of the Samsung Galaxy A40

General Features

  • Platform: Android 9 Pie
  • Processor: Octa-core (2×1.77 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6×1.59 GHz Cortex-A53 Exynos 7904 (14 nm) 
  • GPU: Mali-G71 MP2
  • Memory: 4GB RAM
  • Colours: Coral, Blue, Black, White
  • Dimension: 144.4 x 69.2 x 7.9 mm
  • Weight: 140 g
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual Nano SIM


  • Display: 5.9 inch Super AMOLED infinity-U Display, 1080 x 2340 pixels (437 ppi), 85.5% Screen-to-Body Ratio
  • Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Foldable Display: No


  • Rear Camera: 16MP (wide) + 5MP (ultrawide) Dual Camera, [email protected] Video
  • Rear Camera Features: panorama, LED flash, HDR
  • Front Camera: 16MP wide-angle Camera, [email protected] Video


  • Built-in Storage: 64GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 512GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X:
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes, LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)
  • 5G: No

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes, up to 600 Mbps (downloads), up to 150 Mbps (uploads)
  • 5G: No
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 5.0
  • NFC: Yes
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: Yes USB Type C


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol:


  • Music Player: Yes
  • Video Player: Yes
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor:
  • Barometer: Yes
  • SpO2:
  • Pedometer: Yes
  • Heart Rate Monitor:
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes rear-mounted
  • Iris Scanner: Yes
  • Face Unlock: Yes
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control:
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: Samsung pay
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant: No
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: 3,100 mAh Li-Po non-Removable Battery
  • Internet Usage Time: up to 9 hours (3G), up to 11 hours (LTE or Wi-Fi)
  • Video Playback Time: up to 14 hours
  • Fast Charging: 15W fast charging.
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Samsung Galaxy A40 Specs and Price was written by Emmanuel Ej. The article was last modified: June 16th, 2021
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