After announcing its first slider camera smartphone – the Galaxy A80 – yesterday, in Thailand, Samsung has officially also unveiled the Galaxy A40 in the UK. Now, the handset comes after Samsung’s renewed assault on the budget smartphone market this year with a bevy of A series devices. The company has already previously announced the Galaxy A10, A30, and A50. The Galaxy A40 was announced alongside the Galaxy A20e.
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The Galaxy A40 now has an official price tag but it was already listed on a Russian retailer’s website last monht. Coming to its specifications, it houses a 5.9 inch Super AMOLED display with Infinity U notch reminiscent of its siblings. Under the hood, it is equipped with a Lassen O+ octa-core processor which has a clock speed of 1.8 GHz which powers Samsung’s One UI which is built on top of the latest Android 9 Pie. The Galaxy A40 comes with 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of inbuilt storage.
The rear camera setup is comprised of a 16MP main sensor and a secondary 5 MP lens along with an LED Flash. There’s a 3,100mAh battery with 15W fast-charging support as well as the usual connectivity options such as 4G VoLTE, 802.11 ac Wi-Fi, 3.5 mm audio jack, NFC, GPS and a Micro-USB. The handset is priced € 250 (Rs 19,500) and is soon expected to debut in India.