Samsung’s upcoming device in the mid-range segment – Galaxy M40 – is scheduled to launch on June 11, 2019. Before its launch, the Samsung Galaxy M40 was teased by Amazon India and the company’s own website. Yesterday, we learned about the price of the upcoming device and now, the smartphone is officially listed down on Samsung’s official India website. According to the listing, the Samsung Galaxy M40 sports an Infinity-O display which houses the front camera of the device. On the back, there is the triple-rear camera setup and a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner along with an LED flash.
The listing reveals the gradient back panel of the Samsung Galaxy M40 with blue finish similar to the previous Samsung Galaxy M30. Samsung is advertising that Galaxy M40 with its hole-punch camera as its key highlight. We should mention that Samsung Galaxy M40 is the first smartphone to come with an Infinity-O display.
Samsung Galaxy M40 price and availability
The Samsung Galaxy M40 will reportedly be priced somewhere around Rs 20,000 and it will be launched in India on June 11.
The device will exclusively be sold on Amazon India and Samsung’s e-store after its launch.
Samsung Galaxy M40 specifications and features
Till now, not much has been known about the Samsung Galaxy M40 other than few of its specifications revealed by the company itself. The Samsung Galaxy M40 sports an Infinity-O Super AMOLED display. It will be powered by the Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 675 SoC and will run Android 9 Pie skinned with One UI out of the box making it the first Galaxy M-series device to do so. The upcoming smartphone will come with 128GB of internal storage and will pack a 5,000mAh battery, similar to the Samsung Galaxy M30.
In addition to this, the Samsung Galaxy M40 will not have an earpiece, as it will use the ‘Screen Sound’ technology which will produce sound by vibrating the display panel. We have already seen this feature in some of the top-end devices of LG and Huawei. But we will only find out how it performs on Samsung Galaxy M40 once the smartphone launches.
On the camera front, the Samsung Galaxy M40 features a triple-rear camera setup which comprises of a 32MP main sensor paired with two other sensors. On the front, the selfie camera of the Samsung Galaxy M40 will be placed in a hole-punch notch.
The Samsung Galaxy M40 will be the fourth smartphone in the Galaxy M-series device and it is also the first in its series to be powered by a Snapdragon CPU instead of an Exynos SoC.