Samsung Galaxy M40 to replace Galaxy M30 as most premium Galaxy M phone: All you need to know

Samsung Galaxy M40 has been spotted online ahead of the official launch. Listed on Geekbench benchmarking site, Galaxy M40 will come with 5,000mAh battery and up to 6GB of RAM.

Samsung Galaxy M40 is coming soon
Samsung Galaxy M40 is coming soon (Samsung)

Samsung earlier this year introduced a new Galaxy M series of budget and mid-range phones for India. Taking on Xiaomi's popular Redmi series, Samsung's new Galaxy M phones offer competitive set of specifications along with affordable price tags. Its Galaxy M10, Galaxy M20 and Galaxy M30 have received mostly positive reviews.

So far, Galaxy M30 has been the most premium Galaxy M phone. But it might change soon as Samsung is working on a new Galaxy M40 smartphone with better specifications and features. The latest Galaxy M phone has been spotted on Geekbench benchmarking website. The listing gives away key details about the phone.

Samsung introduced big 5,000mAh battery to its budget smartphones with Galaxy M. Just like Galaxy M30, Samsung's upcoming Galaxy M40 will sport a bigger 5,000mAh battery.

For better performance, the phone will run on Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 processor, according to the Geekbench listing. Note that Samsung Galaxy M40 was rumoured to run on in-house 7904 or 9610 Exynos processor. The listing reveals Samsung Galaxy M40 will house 6GB of RAM. According to reports, Samsung Galaxy M40 will launch with triple-rear cameras and an AMOLED display.

Galaxy M30, which is available online for 14,990, also comes with a triple-rear camera setup featuring 13-megapixel, 5-megapixel and 5-megapixel ultra-wide sensors. It has a 16-megapixel camera for selfies. The smartphone is powered by a 5,000mAh battery along with a 15W Type-C charger. Galaxy M30 comes with a 6.4-inch FHD+ Infinity U Super AMOLED display, Exynos 7904 SoC, up to 6GB of RAM, and USB Type-C.