Samsung India has continued to deliver excellent phones under its Galaxy M series. From its first Galaxy M10 phones to its Galaxy M30 phones, Samsung has covered all major price points in its budget and mid-range segments, to provide proper value to its customers.

Recently Samsung unveiled Galaxy M40 in India. This mid-range Smartphone comes with exclusive features such as a 16 MP front camera, 32 MP + 5 MP + 8 MP Rear Camera, storage 128 GB, etc. The Samsung Galaxy M40 is priced at $289.82.

Pros and cons of Samsung Galaxy M40

Every product comes up with its pros and cons and Galaxy M40 also comes with some pros and cons.

So, here are some of those.


  • Good quality display with a hole punch.
  • Modern and stylish design - Samsung M40 design has an Infinity O display which was previously available in Samsung galaxy s10 series.

  • Excellent rear cameras with very good wide-angle mode.

  • Decent battery backup & fast charging (Battery Capacity - 3500mAh).
  • RAM - 6 GB, Front Camera - 16 MP, Display - 6.30-inch.

  • Operating system - Android 9 Pie


  • No 3.5 mm headphone jack

  • Plastic body

  • During heavy gaming, it heats fast

  • No notification led

Galaxy M30 and Redmi Note 7 Pro, a nice alternative for Galaxy M40

If you are feeling uncomfortable with Galaxy M40, then the Galaxy M30 and Redmi Note 7 Pro could be a nice choice for you. Here are some cool features of Galaxy M30 and Redmi Note 7 Pro.

Redmi Note 7 Pro

This device comes with some unique features that you will not find in the Samsung M40 such as, 64 GB + 256 GB Expandable, Gorilla Glass 5, 6.3-inch full HD bezel-less display with waterdrop notch, Screen Resolution - 1,080 x 2,340 pixels, 13 MP Front Camera, LED flash. Redmi Note 7 Pro starts from $217.22.

Samsung Galaxy M30

Samsung Galaxy M30 is much better than Redmi Note 7 Pro and is a nice alternative for Samsung M40 at the cheapest price.

Its price starts from $217.22 and has some special features such as.

  • Operating System - Android v8.1 (Oreo) Upgradable to v9.0 (Pie)
  • Battery - 5000 mAh battery with Fast Charging

  • Display - 6.4 inches (ca. 16 cm) bezel-less display with waterdrop notch

  • Dual SIM: Nano + Nano with Dual Standby VoLTE support

  • 4 GB RAM, 64 GB internal storage, expandable up to 512 GB

  • Face Unlock, 3.5 mm headphone jack present

  • 13 + 5 + 5 MP Triple Rear Cameras, 16 MP Front Camera.


  • It cannot be operated with a single hand.

Samsung M40, is it worth it?

In my opinion, It is a great phone with an affordable price of $289.82.

It has some special features such as a 16 MP front camera, 32 MP + 5 MP + 8 MP Rear camera, storage 128 GB, I cannot expect more for $289.82. It has a smooth performance with a Snapdragon 675, excellent camera quality and the best UI. It has a decent battery backup and a complete set of features. This is a nice and affordable phone at a price range of $289.82. I can say that It is a very powerful and beautiful smartphone with a great/premium user experience. In my opinion, it is one of the best phones under $300.00.