South Korean technology giant Samsung is bringing a new device to its Galaxy M-series line-up in India on June 11 – the Samsung Galaxy M40. As expected, the Samsung Galaxy M40 will sit after the Samsung Galaxy M30 and will offer better specifications and features and before its official launch, the price of the device has been revealed. Some of the highlights of the Samsung Galaxy M40 are that it will be powered by Snapdragon CPU which is unlike the other smartphones in the Galaxy M-series which are powered by the Exynos SoC.
Samsung Galaxy M40 price in India
According to Asim Warsi, Senior Vice President of Mobile Business, Samsung India told Gadgets 360 in an interview that the upcoming Samsung Galaxy M40 will have everything the consumers love about the Galaxy M-series. He said that the Galaxy M10, Galaxy M20 and the Galaxy M30 were priced between Rs 8,000 and Rs 18,000, but the Samsung Galaxy M40 will “come around the give or take Rs 20,000 price point.”
Samsung Galaxy M40 specifications and features (expected)
According to the recent tease by Samsung and Amazon about the upcoming Samsung Galaxy M40, it will feature a Super AMOLED display with a hole punch cut out on top for the camera module. As mentioned above, it will be powered by the Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 675 SoC and will pack a huge 5,000mAh battery similar to the Samsung Galaxy M30’s. The Samsung Galaxy M40 will run Android 9.0 Pie skinned with One UI.
On the camera front, the Samsung Galaxy M40 will pack a triple-rear camera setup which comprises of a 32MP main primary sensor along with two other secondary lens.
The Samsung Galaxy M40 will also have ‘Screen Sound’ feature which means that the screen will produce the sound for calls through vibrations. This is also a new feature coming to the Galaxy M-series and it was originally called the Sound on Display (SoD) which was unveiled last year in May. This technology is also used by LG and Huawei in their latest flagship devices.
At the given price point, the Samsung Galaxy M40 will compete with some of the most popular smartphones in their category like the Redmi Note 7 Pro, Nokia 7.1, Poco F1, etc. Since the Samsung Galaxy M40 is listed on Amazon India, it is safe to assume that the device when launched will be sold through Amazon and Samsung Online Stores. As mentioned above, the Samsung Galaxy M40 will be launched in India on June 11.