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

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

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A40 XSamsung Galaxy A40s (SM-A3050)05Points
Samsung Galaxy A40s (SM-A3050)
6.4"
AMOLED

720x1560

13
MP

16mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

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09PointsSamsung Galaxy A40 (SM-A405FN/DS)Compare Samsung Galaxy A40s X
Samsung Galaxy A40 (SM-A405FN/DS)
5.9"
AMOLED

1080x2340

16
MP

25mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3100
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A40 (SM-A405FN/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 A40s (SM-A3050)5 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A40s (SM-A3050)vsGalaxy A40 (SM-A405FN/DS)9 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A40 (SM-A405FN/DS)
+6GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs4GB LPDDR4X
+6.4"8%
Larger screen
vs5.9"
+(triple camera) 13MP + 5MP + 5MP9%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 16MP + 5MP
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 9.0 Pie
+5000 mAh61%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3100 mAh
174 grams (6.09 ounces)vs+140 grams (4.9 ounces)24%
Lighter
8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)8%
Thinner
720x1560 pixelsvs+1080x2340 pixels125%
Higher resolution screen
268 PPIvs+437 PPI63%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
f/1.9 (aperture)vs+f/1.7 (aperture)12%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 16MPvs+(front) 25MP56%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Govs+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.

38 Common items in both devices
1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
64GB (47GB available) / 64GB (49GB available)
eMMC 5.1
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Plastic body, glass front
Super AMOLED
16 million
+31 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy A40s (SM-A3050)Samsung Galaxy A40 (SM-A405FN/DS)
ModelGalaxy A40s (SM-A3050)Galaxy A40 (SM-A405FN/DS)
Other model namesGalaxy A40s SM-A3050ZKFC (64GB + 6GB RAM), Galaxy M30Galaxy A40 SM-A405FN/Dual-Sim
Country or region availableChinaHong Kong
China, Hong Kong
(Europe)(Global, International)
(Europe), (Global, 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, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy A40s (SM-A3050)Samsung Galaxy A40 (SM-A405FN/DS)
Operating systemAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 10feature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A40s (SM-A3050)Samsung Galaxy A40 (SM-A405FN/DS)
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 memory6GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (47GB available)
eMMC 5.1
64GB (49GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A40s (SM-A3050)Samsung 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)
Display resolution720x1560 pixels1080x2340 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)268 PPI437 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A40s (SM-A3050)Samsung 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)
Maximum download/upload600/150 Mbps600/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
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 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 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
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
CallingSamsung Galaxy A40s (SM-A3050)Samsung 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
CameraSamsung Galaxy A40s (SM-A3050)Samsung Galaxy A40 (SM-A405FN/DS)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
13 megapixels
5MP ultrawidef/2.212mm
5MP depthf/2.2
(dual camera)
16 megapixels
5MP ultrawidef/2.213mmFF
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 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
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy A40s (SM-A3050)Samsung Galaxy A40 (SM-A405FN/DS)
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixels25 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels5760x4320 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
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-A3050)Samsung 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
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A40s (SM-A3050)Samsung 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 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
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-A3050)Samsung Galaxy A40 (SM-A405FN/DS)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
ANT+
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
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A40s (SM-A3050)Samsung Galaxy A40 (SM-A405FN/DS)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh3100 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1080 minutes | 18 hours | 0.8 day
Standby25020 minutes | 417 hours | 17.4 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A40s (SM-A3050)Samsung Galaxy A40 (SM-A405FN/DS)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.49W/kg (head) | 1.34W/kg (body)
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