Samsung Galaxy M40 With Infinity O Display To Launch On 11th June
Samsung introduced the online-only Galaxy M series of smartphones back in the month of January. The devices introduced in the beginning were the Galaxy M10 and Galaxy M20 which were soon joined by the Galaxy M30 in the month of February. It was later reported the company will expand the lineup by launching the Galaxy M40. Key details about the device have been leaked in the past few weeks. Now, Samsung has officially announced the smartphone will be unveiled on the 11th of June at 6 PM in India. The teaser for the device is already live on the company’s website.
The Galaxy M40 will be a mid-range offering from the company and will take over from the Galaxy M30; as the most premium smartphone in the Galaxy M lineup. The teaser of the device reveals it will have an Infinity O display on the left to increase the screen real estate. This implementation was last seen in the company’s Galaxy A60 launched last month. More details in the teaser reveal the upcoming handset will run on a Snapdragon 6 series SoC. While what chipset the Galaxy M40 will sport is anyone’s guess, past leaks have hinted towards the 11nm Snapdragon 675 SoC. The chipset is comprised of an Octa-core CPU, the Adreno 612 GPU and is also present in the Galaxy A70 and Redmi Note 7. For biometric security and rapidly unlocking the handset, the teaser also reveals the smartphone will have a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. In terms of optics, the device will have a triple rear camera setup, details of which are unknown at the moment.
Past leaks have revealed the Galaxy M40 will have a 6.3-inch LCD display with a FullHD+ resolution. It is also expected to be the first device in the Galaxy M series to run on the OneUI; based on top of current Android 9 Pie out of the box. For memory and storage, the upcoming smartphone is likely to feature up to 6GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage. It is also expected to be powered by a massive 5000mAh battery with support for some kind of fast charging. Unfortunately, details about the pricing of the device still remain shrouded in mystery; although it is expected to be priced under Rs. 25,000 in India.