Samsung Galaxy A40

Phone highlights

5.9" FHD+ Infinity-U Display

16MP wide camera

Fingerprint and Facial scanner

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The Samsung Galaxy A40. Still a great pick for a mid-range phone in 2020 thanks to its fast octa-core processor, triple-camera system, and the bright clear display that Samsung is known for. The Samsung A40 – same great quality, now with a lower price.

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  • Pay monthly

    Upfront cost
    0 60 120
    Phone contract length
    12 18 24 30 36
    Monthly phone and usage cost

    £13.49

    on a 36 month phone credit contract
    0% APR representative
    • Change your tariff down as well as up
    • Upgrade whenever you like
    • You'll have two contracts - a 36 month phone contract and a 1 month rolling usage contract. Why?
    • 500MB data, 5000 minutes & 5000 texts
    Looking to upgrade?
  • Pay as you go

    £220.00

16MP Wide and 5MP Ultra-Wide Camera

Capture everything that matters in stunning detail with the Samsung A40’s dual-camera system, including a whopping 123-degree field of view. With the A40, snap moments that look exactly like you remember them.

5.9" FHD+ Infinity-U Display

Stand out with an immersive display and sleek design. A large Super AMOLED FHD+ quality display with small bezels and a small notch.

Security - Fingerprint scanner

Samsung takes security as seriously as you do with the rear electrostatic fingerprint scanner and facial recognition.

Tesco Mobile Protect

Tesco Mobile Protect is worldwide insurance for if your phone is lost, stolen or damaged.

You can get Tesco Mobile Protect when you buy a new phone or upgrade with us. It’s available on most of our pay monthly phones. You can choose from two types of cover, depending on your budget and what you’d like cover for.

All of our policies include:

  • Accidental drops and spills (including cracked screens and liquid damage)
  • Use by friends and family
  • Out of warranty breakdown
  • >99% next day replacement

If you opt for our full cover option, you’re also covered for loss and theft.

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Free UK delivery with DPD

We deliver to your home address Monday to Saturday, excluding bank holidays.

  • Order before 4pm, Monday to Friday and you’ll get it next day (98% of orders are delivered next day)
  • Order after 4pm or at the weekend and you’ll get it within two working days

Deliveries to remote areas and Northern Ireland may take a little longer.

You’ll get text and email updates from us and DPD about your delivery.  You can also use the DPD app to track your delivery

Covid-19 update: with immediate effect, DPD will no longer ask customers to sign their handheld units and instead drivers will sign it on customer’s behalf.

Find out more about DPD delivery

 

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Device specifications

Connectivity

Bluetooth
Yes
HDMI Output
No
Near field communication
Yes
Personal hotspot
Yes
USB type
Type-C
Wi-Fi (WLAN)
Yes
Wi-Fi Direct
Yes

Virtual assistant

Bixby
Yes

Memory

Device memory
64GB
RAM
4GB
Card slot
MicroSD
Card max size
512GB
Contacts on phone
Memory
SIM type
Nano

Battery

Battery Capacity
3100mAh
Removable battery
No
Official charge rate
-
Standby time (hrs)
-
Talk time (mins)
Up to 1080
Wireless charging
No
Power saving
Power Saving Mode

Main Screen

Multi-touch
Yes
Pixels
2340x1080
Size (Inches)
5.9
Touch screen
Yes

Camera

Camera type
Rear Facing
Flash type
LED
HD Video recording
Yes
Resolution (max. MP)
16+5
No. of cameras
3
Secondary camera resolution (max. MP)
25
Video recording
Yes

Size / Weight

Shape
Candybar
Width (mm)
69.2
Height (mm)
144.4
Depth (mm)
7.9
Weight (g)
140

Sensors

Accelerometer
Yes
Ambient light sensor
Yes
Digital compass
Yes
Fingerprint sensor
Yes
Proximity sensor
Yes

Features

3.5mm headphone jack
Yes
A-GPS
Yes
Always On
No
Browser
Yes
Document viewer
Yes
Dust resistant
No
FM radio
Yes
GPS
Yes
Loudspeaker
Yes
Music player
Yes
Video calling
Yes
Video player
Yes
Voice activated dial
Yes
Voice recording
Yes
Water resistant
No

Network

Band
Quad
GSM 850
Yes
GSM 900
Yes
GSM 1800
Yes
GSM 1900
Yes
UMTS 2100
Yes
GPRS
Yes
4G
Yes
HSDPA
Yes
Works in the US
Yes

The small print

Requires a 36 month credit agreement at 0% APR and a rolling monthly usage contract, both with Tesco Mobile Limited. Subject to availability and your status. You will need to pay off any outstanding credit agreement charges on your phone if you terminate your usage agreement early. You can change your tariff down as well as up once per month only. Usage beyond a Fair Usage Policy may attract other charges. Tesco Mobile Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority for its credit offering; No. 723698. Registered in England No. 4780736. Registered Office: Tesco House, Shire Park, Kestrel Way, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, AL7 1GA. VAT No. 815384524 tescomobile.com/terms

When periodically travelling in our Home From Home Destinations across Europe and beyond (HFH), calls and texts to standard UK landlines, UK mobile numbers, HFH landlines, HFH mobiles as well as data usage, will be charged as in the UK. Full details, current list of HFH Destinations, charges, and terms are available at tescomobile.com/terms.

From 27th July 2020 new and upgrading customers will receive 6 months free Clubcard Plus subscription with eligible tariffs. Subscription price of £7.99 per month will be automatically charged if subscription not cancelled before expiry of free period. Redemption, Clubcard Plus registration and active subscription required to receive advertised Clubcard Plus benefits. Clubcard app required. Exclusions apply. For full offer terms and conditions see tescomobile.com/clubcardplusonus. For full details of Clubcard Plus benefits and terms and conditions see tesco.com/Clubcard/Clubcard-Plus.