After a series of rumors leaked, finally today, Samsung officially launched the Galaxy M40, the next smartphone in the series of low-cost Galaxy M-series of Samsung.
Galaxy M40 owns a new "mole" Infinity-O screen design similar to the Galaxy S10 trio, instead of the "water drop" screen like on predecessor generations. This screen on Galaxy M40 measures 6.3 inches Full HD +, using IPS LCD panels. This screen, in addition to having a 480 nits brightness, is also able to hold the speakerphone, using a vibrating mechanism to transmit sound through the screen. With the Widevine L1 certificate supported, users can be assured of HD content on Amazon Prime Video or on Netflix.
On the back, Galaxy M40 is equipped with 3 main camera groups including a 32MP sensor f / 1.7 aperture, a 5MP sensor for depth measurement and an 8MP sensor with super wide-angle lens. In it with 32MP camera, it will be able to record 4K videos, slow motion and hyperlapse. The camera's 16MP selfie camera will be placed in the "mole" on the front.
In terms of performance, Galaxy M40 will run on Snapdragon 675 chip from Qualcomm, comes with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage, support microSD memory card expansion. The device will also support 2 sim or 1 sim 1 memory card. Galaxy M40 has 4000mAh capacity battery, with 15W fast charger via USB-C port. The unfortunate point of this M40 generation is that it is no longer equipped with 3.5mm headphone jack as on previous generations.
Galaxy M40 will be available on the latest Android 9 Pie platform with Samsung's customized One UI interface. The current price that Samsung announced this phone is ₹ 19,990 in the Indian market, equivalent to about 6.7 million. There are two main color options: Midnight Blue (dark blue) and Seawater Blue (light blue). The device will be available on June 18 here on Amazon's sales system and Samsung's official website in India.