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Samsung Galaxy M40 Review, Full Specs And Price In Nigeria

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Samsung has just released the Galaxy M40 budget phone to its M-series! The phone comes with a 6 GB RAM, 128 GB storage, and an Infinity-O display just like the one we’ve seen in Honor V20 and Samsung Galaxy S10.

Colours of Galaxy M40
Credit: Samsung

The most outstanding features of the Galaxy M40 are the infinity-o display, triple camera, and near Benzel-less display. These features make it stand out from the rest of the phones in the series.

Key Specs & Price Of Samsung Galaxy M40

  • OS: Android v9 (Pie)
  • Memory: 6 GB RAM | 128 ROM
  • Cameras: Main: 32MP + 5MP + 8MP | Selfie: 16 MP, f/2.0
  • Battery: 3,500 mAh
  • Price: N120,000 – N130,000

Design & Display

Galax M40 - Infinity O Display with Corning Gorilla Glass
Credit: Samsung

Samsung Galaxy M40 features a glass-like polycarbonate body design that provides a premium feel. Like the S10, the phone comes with a punch-hole camera that is located on the top left corner of the phone. All this is in an effort to minimize distraction while viewing the screen.

Concerning the back, there is a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner and the triple camera vertically aligned at the top left. You will find a USB-C port at the bottom, power and the volume buttons at the right edge. It’ll be available in the colors; midnight Blue and Seawater Blue.

As for the 3.5mm headphone jack, Samsung replaced it with a Type-C earphones.

Surprisingly, there are no speaker grilles on the phone. As it turns out the sound output comes through the display itself.

Samsung Galaxy M40 display is a 6.30-inch Infinity O display (with a resolution of 1080×2340 pixels), which is sure a distinctive feature for a budget phone. The screen has a screen-to-body of over 91 percent, which means that the phone is nearly bezel-less, and therefore provides more room for display.

The display is an FHD+-resolution TFT LCD screen that is covered by a Corning Gorilla Glass. The device mounts an aspect ratio of 19.5: 9.

Another important feature is the Widevine L1 certificate that enables you to watch full HD videos on Netflix or Amazon Prime.


Galaxy M40 with 32MP Triple Rear Camera
Credit: Samsung

The triple rear camera configuration on the Galaxy M40 involves a 32-megapixel main camera with an f/1.7 aperture, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera with a 123-degree FoV, and a 5-megapixel depth sensor. You can shoot videos in 4K, super slow-mo, and hyperlapse.

The front-facing camera has a 16-megapixel camera for selfies and videos. 

Performance, Storage & Battery

The Samsung Galaxy M40 is built by the Qualcomm® Snapdragon 675 SoC chip with an octa-core processor (clocked at 2Ghz) along with Qualcomm® Adreno 612 GPU. It comes with 6GB RAM and 128GB ROM which can be expanded with the help of a specific sd card.

The smartphone runs on the operating system of One UI that is powered by Android 9.0 (Pie).

Samsung Galaxy M40 is fueled with a 3,500mAh non-removable Li-Po battery with fast charging.


LauchedJune 2019.
Water ResistantNo
Dimensions155.3 x 73.9 x 7.9 mm 
Display Size6.30 inches
Resolution1080 x 2340 pixels
SoftwareAndroid 9 Pie: One UI
GPUAdreno 640
ChipsetQualcomm® Snapdragon675
Storage128 GB
Main Camera
32MP + 5MP + 8MP
Selfie Camera

16 MP
Headphone JackType-C
Network2G, 3G , 4G
ConnectivityGSM, Radio, GPS, WiFi, BT, NFC
SensorsRare Fingerprint Sensor
Proximity Sensor
Battery-Non-removable Li-Po 3,500 mAh
-USB Type-C
-Fast battery charging
-Wireless Charging: NO
Colors Midnight Blue and Seawater Blue
PriceN120,000 – N130,000

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1 Comment
  1. Hyela says

    Nice write-up. I like the way you organize your write-up.

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