Samsung Galaxy A Series Entry-Level Smartphones

Apr 18. 2019

Galaxy A40s Features Long-Lasting Battery for Entertainment
Galaxy A20 Multi-Functional Design Provides Advanced Visual Experience

A40s

Hong Kong – April 17, 2019 – Samsung Electronics H.K. Co. Ltd. today launched two brand-new Galaxy A series smartphones, Galaxy A40s and Galaxy A20, both with fully upgraded appearances, camera features and operational performance. Both models are equipped with 6.4-inch HD+ sAMOLED Infinity-V display, with a high screen-to-body ratio at 19.5:9, offering excellent visual experiences for both work and entertainment. The long-lasting 5,000mAh battery of Galaxy A40s allows users to enjoy video or music from day to night, without having to worry about recharging. Additionally, Galaxy A40s is the first entry-level smartphone with triple rear camera. The advanced camera ensures both spectacular landscapes and close-up shots of food can be perfectly captured. Galaxy A20 comes with 13MP F1.9 rear main camera and 5MP 123-degree Ultra Wide Lens, as well as a meticulously designed sleek, lightweight body to provide a comfortable grip while taking breathtaking pictures. 

“As a pioneer in the smartphone industry, Samsung is committed to meeting the diverse needs of customers. We aim to offer value-for-money choices for all flagship, mid-tier and entry-level phones, so that customers can choose the most suitable models. We are excited to bring new entry-level and price-worthy models to the Galaxy A series, and cater to the new generation’s need for enriched mobile experience with extraordinary performance at competitive prices,” says Ms. Yiyin Zhao, Managing Director of Samsung Electronics H.K. Co. Ltd. 

Galaxy A40s: long-lasting battery for endless entertainment

The highly capable 5,000mAh battery of the Galaxy A40s can be recharged swiftly within 140 minutes. Together with an expansive view offered by the Infinity-V display, a long-lasting multimedia experience is ensured. An ergonomically designed case in understated gradation black creates a comfortable grip and low-profile impression. 

Samsung has equipped the entry-level smartphone the Galaxy A40s with advanced triple rear camera design, which includes 13MP F1.9 aperture lens, 5MP 123-degree Ultra Wide Lens and 5MP Depth Lens to take perfect shots. The front camera also has 16MP F2.0 large aperture lens, making it the best companion for selfies. In order to meet users’ expectations for cameras, the Galaxy A40s also provides various intelligent camera functions, including AR Emoji for personalized AR stickers and other interesting stickers, Scene Optimizer with 19 default modes as well as Flaw Detection, capturing every fascinating moment with photos that rival those taken by professionals. 

Galaxy A20: an all-around player with multi-functional design

The Galaxy A20 comes with 6.4-inch HD+ sAMOLED Infinity-V Display and an aspect ratio of 19.5:9, giving users an immersive multimedia experience. With symmetrical round corners and a sleek body, it offers users a comfortable and lightweight experience even with the full-screen experience design. To accentuate users’ fashionable style, Samsung specially offers two chic colors for Galaxy A20, including black and coral. Also, users’ everyday needs are conveniently met with Galaxy A20’s 15W Adaptive Fast Charging. 

The Galaxy A20 is equipped with 13MP F1.9 rear main camera and 5MP 123-degree Ultra Wide Lens to capture human eye-like wide shots anytime and anywhere. The 8MP front camera supports Selfie Focus and Smart Beauty functions, while users can also personalize selfies with AR stickers, stamps and flattering filters. 

Availability and Suggested Retail Price

Samsung Galaxy A40s and Galaxy A20 will be available on the following dates with the suggested retail price:

Model

Color

Available Date

Suggested Retail Price

Galaxy A40s (64GB ROM, 6GB RAM)

Black

May, 2019

HKD 2,198

Galaxy A20 (32GB ROM, 3GB RAM)

Black

Apr 18, 2019

HKD 1,498

Galaxy A20 (32GB ROM, 3GB RAM)

Orange

Apr 26, 2019

HKD 1,498

A40s

Galaxy A40s Specifications:

Special Features

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Excellent multiscreen experience:

- 6.4” HD+ sAMOLED 19.5:9 Infinity-V Display (720 x 1560)

- Convenient One UI 

Best Camera Experience:

1) Rear: Triple Camera

- Main camera: 13MP Auto-focus Camera with f1.9, with LED flash

- Depth camera: 5MP with F2.2

2) Ultra wide camera: 5MP ultra-wide angle 123 degrees with F2.2

3) Scene optimizer: Automatically recognizes 19 kinds of scenes and optimizes color settings

4) Live Focus

5) Flaw Detection

6) Front: 16 MP Camera with F2.0

Large Storage Capacity & Smooth multitasking:

- 64GB internal storage and 6GB RAM

- Support microSDTM (up to 512B)

- Processor: Octa Core Processor (Dual 1.8GHz + Hexa 1.6GHz)

Wired Fast charging:

- 5,000 mAh long lasting battery

- Wired Fast charging▲▲

Enriched Features for Convenient life:

- Support 4G & 3G in Hong Kong & China (6 mode)++

- Support DOLBY ATMOS™

- Support fingerprint and face recognition

- Dual Messenger: Able to use two different accounts for the same IM

- Secure Folder: Hidden for your protection

Handy for travel:

- Support Hong Kong 4G & 3G & 2G networks++  

- Dual-SIM Dual-Standby^ (2 SIM card slots + SD card slot)

Operating Platform***

Android 9

Band++

 

4G FDD-LTE: B1(2100), B3(1800), B4(AWS), B5(850), B7(2600), B8(900), B12(700), B17(700)

4G TDD-LTE: B34(2010), B38(2600), B39(1900), B40(2300), B41(2500)

3G WCDMA: B1(2100), B2(1900), B5(850), B8(900)

3G TD-SCDMA: B34(2010), B39(1880)

3G CDMA: BC0(800)

2G GSM: GSM850, GSM900, DCS1800, PCS1900

2G CDMA: CDMA800

Dimension

159 (L) x 75.1 (W) x 8.5 (D) mm

Weight

174g

Display

6.4” HD+ sAMOLED 19.5:9 Infinity-V Display (720 x 1560)

Processor

Processor: Octa Core Processor (Dual 1.8GHz + Hexa 1.6GHz)

Memory

- Internal Memory: 64GB (RAM: 6GB)

- Support microSDTM (up to 512GB)

Color+

Black 

Battery *

5,000 mAh

Camera

 

 

1) Rear: Triple Camera:

- Main camera: 13MP Auto-focus Camera with F1.9, with LED flash

- Depth camera: 5MP with F2.2

- Ultra wide camera: 5MP ultra-wide angle 123 degrees with F2.2

2) Front: 16 MP Camera with F2.0

3) Quick Launch: Double click power key to directly access to camera

4) Selfie: Live focus, Photo, Video

5) Beautifying Effect: Skin tone, Colour, Face, Eyes 

6) Shooting Mode: Panorama, Pro, Photo, Video and Live focus

7) Effect: Original, Warm, Cool, Lolli, Pale, Blossom, Ivory, Faded, Soft, KissMe, Greyscale, Classic, B&W

8) White Balance: Auto and Manual (adjustable)

9) Functions: Exposure value, Face detection, Metering Modes, Location tags, Timer, ISO

10) Video Recording and Playback:

- Playback: Full HD 1920 x 1080 pixel

- Recording: Full HD 1920 x 1080 pixel

Music Player

3.5mm Stereo Headset Jack

Audio / Video Play Format

 

- Video Play Format:

MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM

- Audio Play Format: MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA

Internet Tool

 

- Play Store TM 

- GoogleTM (Google, Chrome, Gmail, Maps, Drive, Play Movies & TV, Duo, Photos, Voice Search, Play Music) 

- YouTube TM

- Samsung Galaxy Store

Connectivity

Data Transfer^

LTE Cat4 (150Mbps/75Mbps) / HSPA+ 42.2Mbps / HSUPA 5.76Mbps / 3G / EDGE / GPRS

Wi-Fi

- IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac  2.4GHz + 5GHz

- Wi-Fi Direct

Bluetooth#

- v5.0 (A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HID, HOGP, HSP, MAP, OPP, PAN, PBAP)

Data Connectivity

- type C

Wireless Connectivity

- GPS/ GLONASS/Beidou/ Galileo 

▲▲ It must be charged by dedicated Samsung Charger and Battery.
* Performance of the battery is subject to the network, signal strength, function, selection and profile.
++ Support 4G Network in HK and China: FDD-LTE and TDD-LTE; 3G Network in HK: WCDMA; 3G Network in China: TD-SCDMA, WCDMA. Subject to local network, data and messaging services.
^ Subject to local network, data and messaging services. Users could choose to insert both SIM cards.
▲ Actual available memory for end user usage may vary due to pre-configuration. The pre-configuration includes preloaded operating system and applications.
+ For reference only, please check with our staff for details.
# Stereo Bluetooth is only applicable to specific headsets.
GPS/A-GPS connection is subject to local network and data services and network providers may charge additional service fees. Additionally, connection times can be affected by external factors, such as surrounding environment, weather, etc
***Please visit www.samsung.com/hk_en for latest Operating Platform

A20

Galaxy A20 Specifications:

Special Features

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Excellent multiscreen experience:

- 6.4” HD+ sAMOLED 19.5:9 Infinity-V Display (720 x 1560)

- Convenient One UI

Best Camera Experience:

1) Rear: Dual Camera

- 13MP Auto-focus Camera with F1.9, with LED flash

- 5MP Ultra-wide angle 123 degree with F2.2

2) Front: 8 MP Camera with F2.0

3) Fun camera features: sticker, stamp and beautifying effect

Large Storage Capacity & Smooth multitasking:

- 32GB internal storage and 3GB RAM

- Support microSDä (up to 512B)

- Processor: Dual 1.6GHz + Hexa 1.35GHz

Wired Fast charging:

- 4,000 mAh long-lasting battery

- Wired Fast charging▲▲

Enriched Features for Convenient life:

- Support 4G & 3G in Hong Kong & China (4 mode)++

- Support DOLBY ATMOS™

- Support fingerprint and face recognition

- Dual Messenger: Able to use two different accounts for the same IM

- Secure Folder: Hidden for your protection

Handy for travel:

- Support Hong Kong 4G & 3G & 2G networks++  

- Dual-SIM Dual-Standby^ (2 SIM card slots + SD card slot)

Operating Platform***

Android 9

Band++

 

4G FDD-LTE: B1(2100), (1900), B3(1800), B4(AWS), B5(850), B7(2600), B8(900), B12(700), B13(700), B17(700), B20(800), B28(700), B66(AWS-3)

4G TDD-LTE: B38(2600), B40(2300), B41(2500)

3G WCDMA: B1(2100), B2(1900), B4(AWS), B5(850), B8(900)

2G GSM: GSM850, GSM900, DCS1800, PCS1900

Dimension

158.4 (L) x 74.7 (W) x 7.8 (D) mm

Weight

169g

Display

6.4” HD+ sAMOLED Infinity-V Display (720 x 1560)

Processor

Processor: Dual 1.6GHz + Hexa 1.35GHz

Memory

- Internal Memory: 32GB (RAM: 3GB)

- Support microSDä (up to 512GB)

Color+

Black, Coral 

Battery *

4,000 mAh

Camera

 

 

1) Rear: Dual Camera

- 13MP Auto-focus Camera with F1.9, with LED flash

- 5MP Ultra-wide angle 123 degree with F2.2

2) Front: 8MP Camera with F2.0

3) Quick Launch: Double click power key to directly access to camera

4) Selfie: Live focus, Photo and Video

5) Beautifying Effect: Skin tone, Color, Face, Eyes

6) Shooting Mode: Panorama , Pro, Live focus, Photo and Video

7) Effect: Original, Warm, Cool, Lolli, Pale, Blossom, Ivory, Faded, Soft, KissMe, Greyscale, Classic, B&W

8) White Balance: Auto and Manual (adjustable)

9) Functions: Exposure value, Face detection, Metering Modes, Location tags, Timer, ISO

10) Video Recording and Playback:

- Playback: Full HD 1920 x 1080 pixel

- Recording: Full HD 1920 x 1080 pixel

Music Player

3.5mm Stereo Headset Jack

Audio / Video Play Format

 

- Video Play Format:

MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM

- Audio Play Format: MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA

Internet Tool

 

- Play Store TM 

- GoogleTM (Google, Chrome, Gmail, Maps, Drive, Play Movies & TV, Duo, Photos, Voice Search, Play Music) 

- YouTube TM

- Samsung Galaxy Store

Connectivity

Data Transfer^

LTE Cat4 (150Mbps/50Mbps) / HSPA+ 42.2Mbps / HSUPA 5.76Mbps / 3G / EDGE / GPRS

Wi-Fi

- IEEE 802.11 b/g/n 2.4GHz

- Wi-Fi Direct

Bluetooth#

v5.0 (A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HID, HOGP, HSP, MAP, OPP, PAN, PBAP)

Data Connectivity

type C

Wireless Connectivity

GPS/ GLONASS/ Beidou    

▲▲ It must be charged by dedicated Samsung Charger and Battery.
* Performance of the battery is subject to the network, signal strength, function, selection and profile.
++Support 4G Network in HK and China: FDD-LTE and TDD-LTE; 3G Network in HK: WCDMA; 3G Network in China: TD-SCDMA, WCDMA. Subject to local network, data and messaging services.
^ Subject to local network, data and messaging services. Users could choose to insert both SIM cards.
▲ Actual available memory for end user usage may vary due to pre-configuration. The pre-configuration includes preloaded operating system and applications.
+ For reference only, please check with our staff for details.
# Stereo Bluetooth is only applicable to specific headsets.
△ GPS/A-GPS connection is subject to local network and data services and network providers may charge additional service fees. Additionally, connection times can be affected by external factors, such as surrounding environment, weather, etc
***Please visit www.samsung.com/hk_en for latest Operating Platform

For more product information, please visit www.samsung.com/hk_en or contact Samsung customer service hotline at (+852) 3698-4698. 

*All functionality, features, specifications and other product information provided in this document including, but not limited to, the benefits, design, pricing, components, performance, availability, and capabilities of the product are subject to change without notice.

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