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Samsung Galaxy A40 (SM-A405FM/DS) vs Motorola Moto X Pure edition (64GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A40 vs Motorola Moto X Pure edition phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Motorola Moto X Pure edition X Samsung Galaxy A40 (SM-A405FM/DS) 22Points
5.9"
AMOLED

1080x2340

16
MP

25mp

4GB
RAM

Octa-core

3100
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
07Points Motorola Moto X Pure edition (64GB) Compare Samsung Galaxy A40 X
5.7"
IPS

1440x2560

20.7
MP

5mp

3GB
RAM

Hexa-core

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A40 (SM-A405FM/DS)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Galaxy A40 (SM-A405FM/DS)} 22 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A40 (SM-A405FM/DS) vs Moto X Pure edition (64GB)} 7 Advantages Motorola Moto X Pure edition (64GB)
+1.8GHz 64bit Octa-core14%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.8GHz 64bit Hexa-core
+4GB LPDDR4X33%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs3GB LPDDR3
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC7 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 128GB microSD, microSDXC
+140 grams (4.9 ounces)28%
Lighter
vs179 grams (6.27 ounces)
+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)41%
Thinner
vs11.1 millimeters (0.44 inches)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+5.9"4%
Larger screen
vs5.7"
+(dual camera) 16MP + 5MP1%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 20.7MP
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo/video only main camera
+f/1.7 (aperture)18%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.0 (aperture)
+(front) 25MP4 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
vsAndroid 7.0 Nougat
+(4G LTE-A) 600 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE-A) 300 Mbps
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+3100 mAh3%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3000 mAh
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
You can have more mobile carriers/operators on the same device.
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.1 + A2DP
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
64GB (49GB available)vs+64GB (58GB available)18%
More internal storage for applications and files
1080x2340 pixelsvs+1440x2560 pixels46%
Higher resolution screen
437 PPIvs+515 PPI18%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
LED flashvs+Dual-LED on main camera and LED on front cameraAdvantage
The Dual-LED on main camera and LED on front camera helps in dark places or in low light
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Not supportedvs+IP52 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

20 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
4G LTE-A
Capacitive
+13 specs and more in the table below

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๐Ÿ“ฑ Model features

Galaxy A40 (SM-A405FM/DS)Moto X Pure edition (64GB)
ModelGalaxy A40 (SM-A405FM/DS)Moto X Pure edition (64GB)
Other model namesGalaxy A40 SM-A405FM/Dual-Sim, SM-A405FZKGSERMotorola Moto X Pure XT1570, Motorola Clark
Country or region availableKazakhstanRussia
Kazakhstan, Russia
USA
USA
BrandSamsungMotorola
Release date4/10/20199/1/2015
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)11.1 millimeters (0.44 inches)
Size (width x height)69.2 x 144.4 millimeters (2.72 x 5.69 in)76.2 x 153.9 millimeters (3 x 6.06 in)
Weight140 grams (4.9 ounces)179 grams (6.27 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP52 certified: protection against dust and splashing

๐Ÿ“ฒ Display

Galaxy A40 (SM-A405FM/DS)Moto X Pure edition (64GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.9" inches5.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~85.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~76.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels1440x2560 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)437 PPI515 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 3
Refresh ratefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered

๐Ÿค– Operating System

Galaxy A40 (SM-A405FM/DS)Moto X Pure edition (64GB)
System versionAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 5.1.1 Lollipop
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 7.0 Nougat
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

โš™๏ธ Processor

Galaxy A40 (SM-A405FM/DS)Moto X Pure edition (64GB)
Chipset64bit: Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885 (14nm)64bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992 (20nm)
CPUOcta-core, 2 processors:
2x 1.8GHz ARM Cortex-A73 (Dual-core)
6x 1.6GHz ARM Cortex-A53 (Hexa-core)
Hexa-core, 2 processors:
2x 1.8GHz ARM Cortex-A57 (Dual-core)
4x 1.4GHz ARM Cortex-A53 (Quad-core)
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G71 MP2Qualcomm Adreno 418
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

๐Ÿ’ฝ Memory and storage

Galaxy A40 (SM-A405FM/DS)Moto X Pure edition (64GB)
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X3GB LPDDR3
Internal storage64GB (49GB available)
eMMC 5.1
64GB (58GB available)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 128GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

๐Ÿ“ถ Mobile networks

Galaxy A40 (SM-A405FM/DS)Moto X Pure edition (64GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum Download / Upload600/150 Mbps300/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bands Expand band details Collapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat12/13 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
LTE Cat6 700/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,25,26)
TD-LTE 2500/2600 (Bands 38,41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported

๐Ÿ“ท Camera

Galaxy A40 (SM-A405FM/DS)Moto X Pure edition (64GB)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
16 megapixels
5MP ultrawide f/2.213mmFF
20.7 megapixels
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels5248x3936 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED on main camera and LED on front camera
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens27mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.4" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.1ยตm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video only main camera
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

๐Ÿ“ธ Front camera

Galaxy A40 (SM-A405FM/DS)Moto X Pure edition (64GB)
Front camera (secondary)25 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution5760x4320 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedLED
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4ยตm pixel

๐Ÿ”‰ Sound and multimedia

Galaxy A40 (SM-A405FM/DS)Moto X Pure edition (64GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

๐Ÿ”Œ Connectivity

Galaxy A40 (SM-A405FM/DS)Moto X Pure edition (64GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.1 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5] (2.4GHz, 5GHz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5] (2.4GHz, 5GHz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

๐Ÿงญ Sensors

Galaxy A40 (SM-A405FM/DS)Moto X Pure edition (64GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

๐Ÿ”‹ Battery

Galaxy A40 (SM-A405FM/DS)Moto X Pure edition (64GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3100 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts15W Wired fast charging15W Wired fast charging
Inductive / wireless chargingfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time autonomy18 hoursfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

โž• Other features

Galaxy A40 (SM-A405FM/DS)Moto X Pure edition (64GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneousโ€ข Colors: Black, White, Blue, Coral
โ€ข 19.5:9 display ratio FHD+
โ€ข One UI
โ€ข Colors: Black, White, Gray
โ€ข Fast battery charging: 34% in 15min
โ€ข Slow motion video
โ€ข Motorola Moto Maker
โ€ข WiFi hotspot

โ˜ข๏ธ Radiation rate

Galaxy A40 (SM-A405FM/DS)Moto X Pure edition (64GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.49W/kg (head), 1.34W/kg (body)feature not registered
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