The M-series is known to focused on battery performance but the newly introduced Gionee M40 Pro tends to focus more on the storage aspect than battery power. The M40 Pro borrows specifications from the Gionee K3 Pro launched earlier. This includes a 6.53-inch HD+ display, with 720 x 1520 pixels. It also comes with a dewdrop notch upfront, housing the selfie camera.

Gionee M40 Pro

The M40 Pro is powered by the MediaTek’s MT6771 Chipset, aka; Helio P60 CPU clocked at 2.0 GHz, along with ARM Mali-G72 MP3 GPU. Storage options include 6/8GB RAM and 128/256GB internal storage, further expandable up to 256GB via SD-card.

Speaking about the camera department, you are getting quad rear camera sensors on the M40 Pro; there is a primary 16-megapixel sensor (main), 5-megapixel sensor (wide), 2-megapixel sensor (macro) and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. For selfie, Gionee made use of a single 13-megapixel selfie sensor, kept in the notch upfront.

Fuelling the device is a 4000mAh battery that charges via USB Type-C interface. It also comes with a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, dual Nano-SIM slot with support for 4G LTE network, while Google Android 9 boots out of the box. Check the full specifications of Gionee M40 Pro below.

Gionee M40 Pro

Gionee M40 Pro Specifications

Network Properties

  • 2G bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • 3G bands: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G bands: LTE
  • Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (4CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps


  • Announced: 2020, October 27
  • Status: Expected. 2020 November 


  • Dimensions: 164.3 x 77.6 x 9.7 mm
  • Weight: 204 g
  • Build: Front glass, plastic body
  • Colors: Light Gray, Midnight Green
  • SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


  • Type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size: 6.53 inches, 97.4 cm2 (~85.3% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution: 720 x 1520 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~274 ppi density)

Operating System

  • Android 9.0 (Pie)


  • Chipset: Mediatek MT6771 Helio P60 (12 nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A53)
  • GPU: Mali-G72 MP3
  • RAM: 6 GB, 8 GB
  • Internal Storage: 128 GB, 256 GB
  • Memory Card Slot: Yes, up to 256 GB via microSD card (uses dedicated slot)


  • Main Camera: Quad
    • 16MP Primary
    • 5MP Ultrawide
    • 2MP Macro
    • 2MP Depth
  • Features: dual-LED Flash, Panorama, HDR, PDAF
  • Video: 1080p@30fps
  • Selfie Camera: Single – 13MP
  • Features: Face Beautification, AI FaceID
  • Video: 1080p@30fps


  • Radio: FM Radio
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Audio 3.5mm jack: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancelation with a dedicated mic


  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth: v5.0
  • NFC: No
  • GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
  • USB: USB Type-C interface, 1.0 reversible connector


  • Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted sensor), accelerometer, gyro


  • Battery Type and Capacity: Non-removable Li-Ion 4000mAh battery
  • Charging: 5V/2A

Gionee M40 Pro Price and Availability

The Gionee M40 Pro comes in Light Gray and Midnight Green color options and its priced at $130.


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