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Samsung Galaxy A40s SM-A3050 vs Samsung Galaxy A40 SM-A405FN/DS

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy A40s vs Samsung Galaxy A40 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A40 X03Samsung Galaxy A40s SM-A3050
Samsung Galaxy A40s SM-A3050
6.4"
AMOLED

720x1560

13
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A40s X08Samsung Galaxy A40 SM-A405FN/DS
Samsung Galaxy A40 SM-A405FN/DS
5.9"
AMOLED

1080x2340

16
MP

25mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3100
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy A40 SM-A405FN/DS

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!


03 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A40s SM-A3050
Galaxy A40s SM-A3050vsGalaxy A40 SM-A405FN/DS
 8%8%
+Larger screen
6.4"vs5.9"
 9%9%
+Higher resolution main camera
(triple camera) 13MP + 5MP + 5MPvs(dual camera) 16MP + 5MP
 61%61%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
5000 mAhvs3100 mAh

08 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A40 SM-A405FN/DS
Galaxy A40 SM-A405FN/DSvsGalaxy A40s SM-A3050
 24%24%
+Lighter
140 grams (4.9 ounces)vs174 grams (6.09 ounces)
 8%8%
+Thinner
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)
 125%100%
+Higher resolution screen
1080x2340 pixelsvs720x1560 pixels
 63%63%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
437 PPIvs268 PPI
 12%12%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.7 (aperture)vsf/1.9 (aperture)
 56%56%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 25MPvs(front) 16MP
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported
Advantage
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GovsUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go

38 Common items in both devices
1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
4GB LPDDR4X
64GB (47GB user available) / 64GB (49GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
Plastic body, front glass
Super AMOLED
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
600 Mbps
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Face unlock
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
2 slots Dual-SIM
Active noise cancellation
FM
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
5.0 version A2DP/LE
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy A40s SM-A3050Samsung Galaxy A40 SM-A405FN/DS
ModelGalaxy A40s SM-A3050Galaxy A40 SM-A405FN/DS
Also known asGalaxy A40s SM-A3050ZKFC 6GB RAM + 64GB (Galaxy M30)Galaxy A40 SM-A405FN/Dual-Sim NFC
Country or region availableChinaEuropeVarious (International)
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateMarch, 2019April, 2019
Depth8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)75.1 x 159 millimeters (2.96 x 6.26 in)69.2 x 144.4 millimeters (2.72 x 5.69 in)
Weight174 grams (6.09 ounces)140 grams (4.9 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, front glassPlastic body, front glass
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy A40s SM-A3050Samsung Galaxy A40 SM-A405FN/DS
Operating systemAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 Piefeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A40s SM-A3050Samsung Galaxy A40 SM-A405FN/DS
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7904 (14nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.6Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.6Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G71 MP2ARM Mali-G71 MP2
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (47GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
64GB (49GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A40s SM-A3050Samsung Galaxy A40 SM-A405FN/DS
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.4" inches5.9" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~85.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution720x1560 pixels1080x2340 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)268 PPI437 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy A40s SM-A3050Samsung Galaxy A40 SM-A405FN/DS
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat12/13 (Bands 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat12/13 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
Maximum download/upload600/150 Mbps600/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy A40s SM-A3050Samsung Galaxy A40 SM-A405FN/DS
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Primary / back cameraSamsung Galaxy A40s SM-A3050Samsung Galaxy A40 SM-A405FN/DS
Main camera(triple camera)
13 megapixels
5MP ultrawide (f/2.2 12mm)
5MP depth sensor (f/2.2)
(dual camera)
16 megapixels
5MP ultrawide (f/2.2 13mm FF)
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy A40s SM-A3050Samsung Galaxy A40 SM-A405FN/DS
Front camera16 megapixels25 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels5760x4320 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered25mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A40s SM-A3050Samsung Galaxy A40 SM-A405FN/DS
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy A40s SM-A3050Samsung Galaxy A40 SM-A405FN/DS
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A40s SM-A3050Samsung Galaxy A40 SM-A405FN/DS
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, Blue, Gold
- 19.5:9 display ratio FHD+
- Dolby Atmos sound
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Coral
- 19.5:9 display ratio FHD+
- One UI
- ANT+
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy A40s SM-A3050Samsung Galaxy A40 SM-A405FN/DS
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity5000 mAh3100 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)15W15W
Talk timefeature not registered1080 minutes | 18 hours | 0.8 day
Standby25020 minutes | 417 hours | 17.4 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Samsung Galaxy A40s SM-A3050Samsung Galaxy A40 SM-A405FN/DS
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registered0.49 W/Kg (head) | 1.34 W/Kg (body)