Samsung Galaxy A40 Listed For Pre-Order In Netherlands
Samsung is expected to announce three new smartphones in its Galaxy A lineup on the 10th of April. A fresh listing on a Dutch website lists one of the devices, the Galaxy A40 up for pre-order. The listing reveals the key specifications and the price of the device in Europe. Galaxy A40 is the latest budget entrant by the company and will sit between the Galaxy A30 and Galaxy A50, both of which were launched in India on February 28.
The Samsung Galaxy A40 measures 144.3 x 69.1 x 7.9 mm and has a polycarbonate back. The rear of the smartphone is reminiscent of the Galaxy A30 and the Galaxy A50, complete with a gradient design which the company calls ‘Glasstic’. Over at the front, there is a 5.9 inch Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 2280 x 1080 px. There is a waterdrop notch on top which Samsung refers to as ‘Infinity-U’ display. The Galaxy A40 has a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner and supports face unlock technology.
For performance, the Samsung Galaxy A40 is kitted with an Exynos 7885 SoC which is manufactured using 14nm fabrication process. The chipset has an Octa-core CPU and a Mali G71 GPU. In terms of optics, the smartphone has a dual rear camera setup consisting of a 16MP sensor with an f/2.0 aperture and a 5MP ultra-wide sensor with an aperture of f/2.2. This is the same setup found in the Galaxy A30. For seflies, there is a 25MP camera housed in the notch. Notably, this is the same sensor used in its elder sibling, the Galaxy A50. For memory and storage, the Galaxy A40 has 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage.
The Samsung Galaxy A40 is powered by a 3100mAh battery with fast charging support via the bottom mounted USB Type-C port. The device runs on the latest OneUI on top of current Android 9 Pie. The smartphone also supports microSD card up to 512GB. It is available in four colours namely, Black, Blue, White and Coral.
Price & Availability
The price mentioned on the Dutch website for the Samsung Galaxy A40 is € 249 (Rs 19,520). Unfortunately, there is no information on when the smartphone will go on sale, but it is expected to be announced in the month of April.