Last month saw the launch of Samsung Galaxy A50, Galaxy A30 and Galaxy A10 in India. At the launch event, the South Korean technology giant promised that it will release a Galaxy A-series smartphone every month till June 2019. Keeping its promise, Samsung is working on the next smartphone in the Galaxy A-series – Galaxy A40. And now, a report suggests that Samsung Galaxy A40 has already received the US FCC certification, so it will most likely be the smartphone to be released next in the Galaxy A-series line-up.
Recently, Samsung Galaxy A40 was spotted on the company’s official UK website. The smartphone was also spotted on Geekbench listings in the past, and with the FCC certificate granted to it, Samsung Galaxy A40 might launch sooner than expected. The Galaxy A40 from Samsung holds the model number ‘SMA405FN’ on the official FCC database.
According to the listing, Samsung Galaxy A40 will sport a 5.7-inch display and come with support for dual-band WI-FI 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac along with Bluetooth 5.0 LE. The processor, camera, RAM and other hardware details of the smartphone is not revealed by the listing which was first spotted by MySmartPrice.
Earlier, Samsung’s UK website created a dedicated product page for Samsung Galaxy A40 which further confirms the news. The support page of the upcoming Galaxy A40 smartphone also went live on Samsung’s official Germany website recently. According to a recent news online, Samsung Galaxy A40 will be priced at EUR 249 (approximately Rs 20,000) and it will be launched in India along with other European countries.
Other than the display and connectivity, no other specifications have been confirmed by the company. But it is rumoured that Samsung Galaxy A40 will be powered by the company’s Exynos 7885 SoC and will be coupled with 4GB of RAM. Along with that, the smartphone is rumoured to have a ToF 3D sensor along with an in-display fingerprint scanner.
The upcoming Galaxy A40 will fall between the Galaxy A30 and the Galaxy A50. Currently, Samsung Galaxy A50 is the top end variant in the A-series smartphone and it comes with a 6.4-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED display. Samsung Galaxy A50 is powered by an Exynos 9610 SoC and comes in 4GB and 6GB RAM variants. It rocks a triple-rear camera setup comprising of 25MP, 8MP and 5MP sensors while the front of the Galaxy A50 holds a 25MP selfie camera. The device houses a 4,000mAh battery and a USB Type-C port. Samsung Galaxy A50 price starts at Rs 19,990.