“The Galaxy M40 is the first Samsung smartphone with the Screen SoundCasting tech and the first in India without a 3.5mm audio jack”
After teasing the phone from the past several weeks, Samsung has finally launched its latest Galaxy M series called the Galaxy M40 in India. The phone has arrived as one of the most affordable smartphones with a punch-hole screen, which the brand calls the Infinity-O panel. Notably, the Galaxy M40 is the company’s first offering with Samsung’s Screen SoundCasting technology that turns the whole display of the handset into the earpiece. It is also the first Samsung handset in India to ditch the 3.5mm audio jack.
Samsung Galaxy M40 price in India
Samsung Galaxy M40 price in India has been set at Rs 19,990; the smartphone will come with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. It will go on sale at 12pm on June 18th in India via Amazon.in and the Samsung Shop website. As for launch offers, Airtel customers will get 100 percent additional data on Rs 249 and Rs 349 recharges over a 10-month period. Similarly, Jio consumers will get double data over 10 months too on the Rs 198 pack.
Samsung Galaxy M40 specifications
The Galaxy M40 is a premium looking handset featuring a glossy plastic build with a holographic Samsung branding and a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. The smartphone gets a 6.3-inch full-HD+ display, and boots Android 9 Pie out of the box with the brand’s One UI interface and features like gesture navigation and Digital Wellbeing. Powering the device is an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 processor. For memory, the phone is equipped with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. The handset also supports further memory expansion up to 512GB by inserting a microSD card.
In the camera department, the Galaxy M40 offers three cameras at the back. There’s a 32MP main sensor, accompanied by an 8MP ultra-wide angle lens and a 5MP depth-sensing camera. For selfies, the smartphone has a 16MP snapper. Notably, the camera whole on the front can show multiple cool animations around it. The camera app of the handset is loaded with features like super slow-motion video recording and Hyperlapse mode.
For connectivity, the Samsung Galaxy M40 gets 4G LTE, hybrid dual-SIM slots, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and A-GPS with GLONASS. A 3,500mAh battery with fast charging support completes the list of the specifications.