Samsung Galaxy M40 vs Motorola One Vision: price and specifications compared

On: June 21, 2019

Samsung recently announced its latest mid-ranger, the Galaxy M40. Close on its heels, Motorola launched its latest smartphone in India, the One Vision. The phones feature similar specs, punch hole displays and almost identical pricing. The Motorola One Vision is an Android One offering, while the Galaxy M40 is the first in the M series to run the Android 9.0 Pie-based OneUI. The phones are attractive options in this price range, and the similarities make it difficult to decide which one to choose. Let’s compare the two offerings to see which one fares better:

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Samsung Galaxy M40 vs Motorola One Vision price in India

Motorola One Vision


The Samsung Galaxy M40 is priced at Rs 19,900, and comes with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. It has been launched in two shades of Blue – Seawater and Midnight colour options. The Motorola One Vision, on the other hand, comes in two colours – Bronze and Sapphire Blue. It costs Rs 19,999 and features 4GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage.

Samsung Galaxy M40 vs Motorola One Vision specifications

The Samsung Galaxy M40 features a 6.3-inch Super AMOLED Infinity-O display with a resolution of 1,080 x 2,340 pixels. The selfie camera is located inside the display on the top left corner. On the latter, you get a 6.3-inch HD+ display with an aspect ratio of 21:9. Here too, the selfie camera is on the top left. In terms of looks, both the phones are equally premium, but the cinmatic aspect ratio of the One Vision makes it an attractive option to consider. However, Samsung has a different advantage here, with a rich Super AMOLED display and full HD resolution.

Samsung Galaxy M40 display



In terms of performance, the phones are expected to be equally competitive. The Samsung Galaxy M40 relies on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 octa-core processor with a huge 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. The latter can be expanded by up to 512GB using a microSD card. Ironically, the Motorola One Vision is powered by Samsung’s Exynos 9609 octa-core processor with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of storage, which is also expandable up to 512GB.

Camera-wise, both smartphones have a punch-hole selfie camera. The Samsung Galaxy M40 has a triple camera setup consisting of a 32MP primary sensor, an 8MP ultra-wide lens and a 5MP depth sensor paired with an LED Flash. The selfie snapper features 16MP resolution. On the Motorola One Vision you get dual rear cameras – a 48MP Samsung GM1 sensor and a 5MP depth sensor. In the front, the device is equipped with a 25MP selfie snapper. The ultra-wide lens on the Galaxy M40 offers more versatility, but the One Vision’s 48MP primary camera and higher resolution selfie snapper also have advantages.

Motorola One Vision smartphone

The battery of the Galaxy M40 features 3,500mAh capacity with support for fast charging. Motorola’s latest offering has the same battery capacity with support for 15W Fast Charging. Both smartphones feature USB Type-C ports, but on the Galaxy M40 you’ll have to live without a 3.5mm audio jack. Samsung does bundle Type-C headphones in the box, however. The Galaxy M40 runs the Android 9 Pie-based OneUI while the Motorola One Vision is an Android One offering running Android 9 Pie out of the box.


While both of these smartphones are similar in many aspects, the super AMOLED display, greater RAM and triple rear cameras of the Galaxy M40 gives it the upper hand over Motorola’s offering. However, if a stock Android experience and headphone jack are what you’re looking for, look no further than the One Vision.

Avica Bedi

Avica is a writer, inside out. Having found her love for technology by chance, she is an English Literature student and an entrepreneur. She loves reading stuff, drools over animals all day, binge-watches Netflix shows whole-heartedly and aspires to bring a change in this world. Oh, and she loves trying out new smartphones.