Everything We Know About The Samsung Galaxy M40
Samsung has announced it will launch the Galaxy M40 smartphone on the 11th of June at 6 PM. The device will be the most premium member in the online-only Galaxy M lineup by the company; which was first introduced with the Galaxy M10 and Galaxy M20 back in the month of January. Before the launch of the handset, here is all we know about the Galaxy M40.
Samsung Galaxy M40
The Samsung Galaxy M40 will be a mid-range offering from the company; taking the mantle from the Galaxy M30 launched back in the month of February. According to the leaks in the past, the device will feature a polycarbonate body with an attractive gradient coloured back. It will have a 6.3 inch LCD display with a resolution of 2340 x 1080 px. To maximise the screen real estate, the smartphone has been confirmed to sport a hole punch cutout to house the front camera on the top left of the display, like the Galaxy A60. For quickly accessing the handset, a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner with support for face unlock may also be present on the Galaxy M40.
The leaks claim the Galaxy M40 will be kitted with the 10nm Snapdragon 675 SoC under the hood. It is comprised of an Octa-core CPU and the Adreno 612 GPU. The processor is also seen in smartphones from the likes of the Redmi Note 7 Pro and Samsung Galaxy A70. In terms of optics, the upcoming device will have a triple rear camera setup. While details about the camera sensors are not known yet, it has been leaked to consist of a 32MP primary camera; combined with an 8MP ultra wide angle sensor and a 5MP depth sensor. For selfies, a 16MP camera is expected to be housed in the punch hole cutout on top of the display. The Galaxy M40 may arrive with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage, which will support memory expansion via microSD.
Leaks in the past have also revealed that the Samsung Galaxy M40 will be powered by a 3500 mAh battery with support for 15W charging. The smartphone will run on the latest OneUI skin on top of Android 9 Pie. This will make it the first device in the Galaxy M series to feature Android Pie out of the box. The handset is expected to available in three colour options, Black, Blue and Orange.
Pricing & Availability
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The Samsung Galaxy M40 will be announced on the aforementioned date, that is on the 11th of June at 6 PM. The smartphone will be available online exclusively via Amazon India. Unfortunately, details about the pricing of the handset are bleak at the moment; but it is expected to be priced at Rs 19,999 at launch.