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Samsung Galaxy M40 (SM-M405F/DS) vs Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy M40 vs Samsung Galaxy A70 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A70 X02Samsung Galaxy M40 (SM-M405F/DS)
Samsung Galaxy M40 (SM-M405F/DS)
6.3"
PLS

1080x2340

32
MP

16mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

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Compare Samsung Galaxy M40 X10Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)
Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)
6.7"
AMOLED

1080x2400

32
MP

32mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/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!


02 Advantages Samsung Galaxy M40 (SM-M405F/DS)
Galaxy M40 (SM-M405F/DS)vsGalaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)
 9%9%
+Lighter
168 grams (5.88 ounces)vs183 grams (6.41 ounces)
 4%4%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
409 PPIvs393 PPI

10 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)
Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)vsGalaxy M40 (SM-M405F/DS)
Advantage
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Super AMOLEDvsTFT PLS
 3%3%
+Higher resolution screen
1080x2400 pixelsvs1080x2340 pixels
 6%6%
+Larger screen
6.7"vs6.3"
 101%100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 32MPvs(front) 16MP
 50%50%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 400 Mbps
Advantage
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
3.5mm jackvsType-C reversible connector
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Ambient LightvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
ANT+vsNot supported
 29%29%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4500 mAhvs3500 mAh
Advantage
+With more SIM card slots you can have more operators and choose which one to use
2 slots Dual-SIM
(dedicated slot)
vs2 slots Dual-SIM
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)

39 Common items in both devices
2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
6GB LPDDR4X
128GB (105GB user available) / 128GB (108GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Plastic body, front glass
16 million
(triple camera) 32MP + 8MP + 5MP
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
f/1.7 (aperture)
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint (rear-mounted) / Fingerprint (under display)
Face unlock
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
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
NFC
USB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 3
+ COMMON ITEMS

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

Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy M40 (SM-M405F/DS)Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)
ModelGalaxy M40 (SM-M405F/DS)Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)
Also known asGalaxy M40 SM-M405F/Dual-Sim (128GB + 6GB RAM)Galaxy A70 SM-A705MN/Dual-Sim NFC
Country or region availableIndiaLatin AmericaBrazilPhilippinesNew ZealandSingapore
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateJune, 2019April, 2019
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)73.9 x 155.3 millimeters (2.91 x 6.11 in)76.7 x 164.3 millimeters (3.02 x 6.47 in)
Weight168 grams (5.88 ounces)183 grams (6.41 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 M40 (SM-M405F/DS)Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 10Android 10
HardwareSamsung Galaxy M40 (SM-M405F/DS)Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 SDM675 (11nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 SDM675 (11nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core Kryo 460 Gold
1.7Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 460 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core Kryo 460 Gold
1.7Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 460 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 612 845MhzQualcomm Adreno 612 845Mhz
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (105GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (108GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy M40 (SM-M405F/DS)Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)
Display typeTFT PLSSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.3" inches6.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~86% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels1080x2400 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)409 PPI393 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 3
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy M40 (SM-M405F/DS)Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD 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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat6 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 40, 41)
LTE Cat12/6 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, 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/upload400/50 Mbps600/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy M40 (SM-M405F/DS)Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/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, Voice commands
Primary / back cameraSamsung Galaxy M40 (SM-M405F/DS)Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)
Main camera(triple camera)
32 megapixels
8MP ultrawide (f/2.2 12mm 1.12µm PDAF)
5MP depth sensor (f/2.2)
(triple camera)
32 megapixels
8MP ultrawide (f/2.2 12mm 123º)
5MP depth sensor (f/2.2)
Main camera resolution6528x4896 pixels6528x4896 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature 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 M40 (SM-M405F/DS)Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)
Front camera16 megapixels32 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels6528x4896 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 registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.8µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy M40 (SM-M405F/DS)Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy M40 (SM-M405F/DS)Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm 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
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy M40 (SM-M405F/DS)Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/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
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (under display)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Midnight Blue, Sweater Blue
- One UI
- Dolby Atmos sound
- Slow motion 240fps
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Coral
- Infinity U display
- Glasstic back panel
- ANT+
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy M40 (SM-M405F/DS)Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity3500 mAh4500 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)15W25W
Talk time1740 minutes | 29 hours | 1.2 daysfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Samsung Galaxy M40 (SM-M405F/DS)Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registered0.327 W/Kg (head) | 0.701 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UK0.274 W/Kg (head) | 1.17 W/Kg (body)0.349 W/Kg (head) | 1.475 W/Kg (body)