Till now, Samsung has released three smartphones in its Galaxy M-series of devices. The Galaxy M10 and the Galaxy M20 were released back in February in the mid-range smartphone market to compete against the likes of Xiaomi, Realme etc. Then the South Korean tech giant launched the Galaxy M30 in March of 2019 with its Super AMOLED display and triple-rear camera setup. it too was priced in the same category, but slightly higher. And now, according to recent news, Samsung is about to launch its next mobile in the Galaxy M-series of devices – the Galaxy M40 (next month).
The Samsung Galaxy M40 will reportedly hold a price tag around Rs 25,000. According to a report from IANS, the upcoming Samsung Galaxy M40 will be next in line after the Samsung Galaxy M30. The upcoming device might also sport a punch-hole camera display and it is tipped to be the most powerful smartphone in the Galaxy M-series.
Unlike the previous Samsung Galaxy M-series devices, the Galaxy M40 won’t be powered by the Exynos processor. instead, it will be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon SoC. Recalling, we see that the Samsung Galaxy M10 was powered by the Exynos 7870, while the Samsung Galaxy M20 and the Samsung Galaxy M30 were powered by the same Exynos 7904 CPUs. But the recent developments states that the Samsung Galaxy M40 will be powered by a Snapdragon 675 SoC.
Talking about the specifications of the device we see that it will reportedly hold 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. An earlier leak suggests that the Samsung Galaxy M40 will pack a 5,000mAh battery and will sport a Super AMOLED display similar to the Samsung Galaxy M30. The upcoming smartphones is expected to run Android 9 Pie skinned with One UI. Other than that, it will might offer dual-band Wi-Fi (2.4GHz and 5GHz) connectivity.
Other than that, reports also claims that the Samsung Galaxy M40 will be sporting a triple-rear camera setup similar to the Samsung Galaxy M30. Nevertheless, unlike the previous Galaxy M-series devices, the Samsung Galaxy M40 will sport a hole-punch display camera on the front.
The Samsung Galaxy M30 was launched in two variants with 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage variant priced at Rs 14,990. While the 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage variant of the Samsung Galaxy M40 cost Rs 17,990. And if the reports and the leaks are correct then we can see the Samsung Galaxy M40 priced somewhere between Rs 20,000 – Rs 25,000.