Samsung Galaxy M40 Gets Update

Samsung Galaxy M40 Gets Update Brings August Security Patch, QR Scanner, Night Mode

Samsung Galaxy M40 is reportedly receiving a new update, and it is said to bring along the QR scanner, a dedicated Night Mode, and the August 2019 Android Security patch as well. The software version for this latest update is M405FDDU1ASH1. The update should be rolling out over the air, and its size is at 366MB. If you haven’t received a notification for the update on your Samsung Galaxy M40 yet, we recommend checking manually by going to the Settings app and checking the Software update menu.

The update is said to be rolling out to Samsung Galaxy M40 users. As mentioned, the size of the update with software version M405FDDU1ASH1 is at 366MB and we recommend installing it under a good Wi-Fi connection and while the phone is on charge.

Samsung Galaxy M40

The reported changelog suggests that the latest Galaxy M40 update brings a dedicated QR scanner, removing the need for third-party scanning apps. The update improves the overall security of the phone, and also brings along the latest August 2019 Android security patch. Although the changelog doesn’t mention it, SamMobile reports that the update brings a dedicated Night Mode inside the Camera app to help in taking better low-light photos.

The Samsung Galaxy M40 price is set at KRW 338822.50 for the lone 6GB RAM + 128GB storage configuration. The smartphone was launched in India in June this year with Midnight Blue and Seawater Blue gradient colour options. A new Cocktail Orange Color option was launched last month as well. To recall, the Galaxy M40 features a full-HD+ Infinity-O Display and has a triple rear camera setup. The smartphone also houses a “screen sound” technology that enables the display panel to produce audio vibrations.

Samsung Galaxy M40Samsung Galaxy M40

Key Specs

  • Display 30-inch (1080×2340)
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 675
  • Front Camera 16MP
  • Rear Camera 32MP + 5MP + 8MP
  • RAM 6GB
  • Storage 128GB
  • Battery Capacity 3500mAh
  • OSAndroid 9 Pie


  • Bright, vivid display
  • Modern design
  • Excellent battery life
  • Up-to-date software
  • Good app and gaming performance


  • Runs hot when gaming
  • Strictly average camera quality
  • Hybrid dual-SIM tray
  • No headphone socket

Samsung Galaxy M40 Full Specifications


Brand Samsung
Model Galaxy M40
Release date 11th June 2019
Form factor Touchscreen
Body type Plastic
Dimensions (mm) 155.30 x 73.90 x 7.90
Weight (g) 168.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 3500
Removable battery No
Fast charging Proprietary
Colours Midnight Blue, Seawater Blue, Cocktail Orange

Screen size (inches) 6.30
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 1080×2340 pixels
Protection type Gorilla Glass
Aspect ratio 19.5:9

Processor 2GHz octa-core (8x2GHz)
Processor make Qualcomm Snapdragon 675
Internal storage 128GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 512
Dedicated microSD slot No

Rear camera 32-megapixel (f/1.7) + 5-megapixel + 8-megapixel
Rear autofocus Yes
Rear flash LED
Front camera 16-megapixel

Operating system Android 9 Pie
Skin OneUI
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth Yes, v 5.00
USB Type-C Yes
Headphones No
FM Yes
Number of SIMs 2
Active 4G on both SIM cards Yes
SIM Type Nano-SIM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G Yes
SIM Type Nano-SIM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G Yes
Face unlock Yes
Fingerprint sensor Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope Yes

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