Samsung Galaxy A40 Official Renders Leaked, Launch Imminent
Samsung launched the latest entrants in the Galaxy A lineup of smartphones, the Galaxy A10, Galaxy A30 and Galaxy A50 in India last month. The devices feature an all-new design, competitive specifications at an aggressive price to rival the ever increasing growth of Chinese smartphone OEMs in developing markets like India. Samsung is expected to announce a range of new devices in the Galaxy A series in the following months. One of the upcoming smartphones, the Galaxy A40 has leaked time and again and has now been freshly revealed in official renders. These renders unveil how the smartphone may look like.
The Galaxy A40 as the name suggests will sit between the Galaxy A30 and Galaxy A50 as Samsung’s new mid-range offering. The leaked renders reveal the smartphone will look a lot like its siblings, as the design and hardware are reminiscent of the Galaxy A30; but the gradient design on the back is similar to the one found on the Galaxy A50. While the specifications of the device aren’t known yet, it is expected to have an Infinity-U, 6.4 inches Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 2340 x 1080 px. There are minimal bezels around the display and a waterdrop notch up top. Noteworthy, this will be the same display type as the one found in its siblings. The Galaxy A40 will feature a rear mounted fingerprint sensor with support for face unlock technology.
Under the hood, the Galaxy A40 is expected to be kitted with the 14nm Exynos 7885 SoC. The chipset consists of an Octa-core CPU and Mali G71 MP2 GPU. According to the leaked renders, the smartphone will have a dual rear camera setup which is likely to have a 13MP main sensor combined with an 8MP ultra-wide angle sensor. The front camera is expected to be a 16MP f/2.0 sensor housed in the notch on top of the display. For memory and storage, the smartphone will feature 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage.
Reports suggest that the Samsung Galaxy A40 will be powered by a 4000mAh battery like its siblings and will support fast charging via the bottom mounted USB Type-C port. It will also have a 3.5mm headphone jack and will run on the latest OneUI by the company on top of the current Android 9 Pie.
Pricing and Availability
The leaked official renders of the Galaxy A40 suggest that the launch of the smartphone is imminent. It may be announced at an event on the 10th of April. Unfortunately, no information about the pricing is known yet, but it is expected to cost around Rs. 17,999 in India.