Nokia 1
VS
Samsung Galaxy A40
VS
Screen

We are looking at the smartphone screen for a long time. Therefore, it is quite important to choose smartphone with rich and optimally saturated color gamut. Also, the most mature display technology used in smartphones must be safe (e.g., IPS or OLED).  Which is better between Nokia 1 vs Samsung Galaxy A40.

IPS LCD
Technology
Super AMOLED
capacitive touchscreen
Touchscreen
capacitive touchscreen
16M
Display colors
16M
4.5" inc
Screen size
5.9" inc
55.8 cm2
Screen area
85.5 cm2
16:9 (height:width)
Screen format
19.5:9 (height:width)
61.6%
Screen to body ratio
85.5%
480 x 854 px
Screen resolution
1080 x 2340 px
218 PPI
PPI /points per inch/
437 PPI
no data
Screen protection
Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Camera and Video

The smartphone camera plays significant role - it is one of several factors that determine the quality of a digital photo. When compare the smartphones, it is necessary to account megapixels on sensors of the primary and front facing cameras, and also availability of the flash and video-shooting option. Let's see which is better between Nokia 1 vs  Samsung Galaxy A40.

5 MP, Single
Rear camera, main
16 MP, Dual
5 MP
Camera specs
16 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), PDAF -5 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide)
LED flash
Functions
LED flash, panorama, HDR
480p
Video
2 MP, Single
Front camera, selfie
25 MP, Single
2 MP
Specifications
25 MP, f/2.0, 25mm (wide)
Performance

Ok, who win? Nokia 1 vs Samsung Galaxy A40. The smartphone must work fast. The higher the clock speed and the more RAM your smartphone has, the faster and better it can be. Also, you have to pay attention to the benchmark results. 

Android 8.1 Oreo (Go edition)
Operating system OS
Android 9.0 (Pie)
Mediatek MT6737M (28 nm)
Chipset
Exynos 7904 (14 nm)
Quad-core 1.1 GHz Cortex-A53
Processor CPU
Octa-core (2x1.77 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6x1.59 GHz Cortex-A53)
Mali-T720MP1
Graphics processor GPU
Mali-G71 MP2
microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
External memory
microSD, up to 1 TB (dedicated slot)
8 GB, 1 GB RAM
Internal memory
64 GB, 4 GB RAM
21456
Antutu 7 score
109789
no data
Antutu 8 score
127724
no data
GeekBench 5 Single Core
263
no data
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core
960
General specs

Here is some information we have collected – from date of release and battery capacity to weight and color gamut of the smartphones. It is time to pick the winner. What is the difference between Nokia 1 vs Samsung Galaxy A40.

2018, February
Release date
2019, March
133.6 Х 67.8 Х 9.5 mm
Dimensions (HxWxD)
144.4 Х 69.2 Х 7.9 mm
0 g
Weight
140 g
Warm Red, Dark Blue
Colors
Black, White, Blue, Coral
2150 mAh,  Removable Li-Ion
Battery
3100 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po
100 EUR
Approximate price
220 EUR
Stand by time- Up to 360 h (3G) Talking time- Up to 9 h (3G) Music play - Up to 53 h
Battery life
Talking time- Up to 9 (3G) Music play - Up to 62 h
Plastic back
Body build
Front glass, plastic body
Communication and Connectivity

As a result of comparison Nokia 1 and Samsung Galaxy A40 , you understand what device is better and what is worst. Below are parameters and data sets which were used for analysis and comparison.

Dual SIM (Micro-SIM/Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
SIM card
Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
GSM / HSPA / LTE
Network
GSM / HSPA / LTE
HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Speed
HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat12 600/150 Mbps
Yes
GPRS
Yes
Yes
Edge
Yes
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Yes, with A-GPS
GPS
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
NFC
Yes
microUSB 2.0
USB
3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
4.2, A2DP
Bluetooth
5.0, A2DP, LE
SAR EU - 0.72 W/kg (head)     1.68 W/kg (body)    
Harmful irradiation
SAR EU - 0.49 W/kg (head) 1.34 W/kg (body)
Music and Audio
FM radio
Radio
FM radio
Yes
Headphone jack
Yes
no data
Others
Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Other features
Sensors - Accelerometer, proximity - Xpress-on back covers
Sensors - Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass - ANT+ - Fast battery charging 15W - Versions: SM-A405F/DS, SM-A405FN/DS (Global), SM-A405FM/DS