Samsung has two new additions to its ‘A series’ smartphones. The newly added handsets are dubbed as Galaxy A6 and Galaxy A6 Plus. The major highlight of the phones happens to be Infinity Edge Display and their cameras. There was no special launch event for these but both gets listed along with their specifications on company’s official global website. Phones will succeed the Galaxy A5 (2017) and will be the predecessors of Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018). The makers have touted the presence of face recognition, Dolby Atmos speakers, Bixby, Bixby Vision, Home, Reminder and Samsung Pay on both.
Commenting on the launch, Junho Park, Vice President of Global Product Planning, Mobile Communications Business at Samsung Electronics said;
“The Galaxy A6 and A6+ draws on Samsung’s smartphone heritage to combine everyday convenience with an impressive camera that lets users capture, personalize and share moments, in a way that lets them uniquely express themselves.”
Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) Features, Price and Availability
The basic variant, Galaxy A6 runs Android 8.0 Oreo and supports Single/Dual SIMs depending upon the region of release. The smartphone sports a 5.6 inches HD+ Infinity Edge Display with 720 x 1480 pixels screen resolution, 18:5:9 aspect ratio and Always On feature. It is powered by Samsung’s very own 1.6GHz Exynos 7870 Octa-core processor and Mali-T830 MP1 GPU. The handset comes in two memory variants featuring 3GB RAM paired with 32GB internal storage in the first and 4GB RAM coupled with 64GB onboard storage on the second. The storage is further expandable up to 256GB using dedicated microSD card slot.
In terms of camera internals, Samsung Galaxy A6 packs a 16 mega-pixel rear camera with f/1.7 aperture and LED flash. It also has another 16 megapixel shooter on the front with f/1.9 aperture and LED flash. The fingerprint sensor is mounted on the rear panel. It also marks the presence of 3000mAh capacity battery. It measures 149.9 x 70.8 x 7.7 mm in terms of dimensions.
The Samsung Galaxy A6 Price is set at €309 (approx Rs.23,999). The smartphone is already up for pre-orders in Germany and will soon make to other markets such as European, Asian, African and South Korea in few upcoming weeks. It is available in Black, Gold, Blue and Lavender shades for your selection.
Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus (2018) Features, Price and Availability
The souped variant of two, A6+ sports a 6.0-inches Super AMOLED FHD+ display with Infinity Edge vision, 18:5:9 aspect ratio, 2220 x 1080 pixels screen resolution. It runs Android 8.0 Oreo and powered by Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450 processor clocked at maximum speed of 1.8GHz paired with 3GB/4GB RAM and 32GB/64GB internal storage.
The Galaxy A6 Plus packs dual cameras on the back featuring 16 megapixel and 5 megapixels sensors with f/1.7 and f/1.9 aperture. On the front panel, it has a 24 mega-pixel selfie snapper with f/1.9 aperture. Both side cameras are supported with LED flash for dark light photography. It is charged by a 3500mAh battery and as usual fingerprint scanner sits on the rear panel. It measures 160.2 x 75.7 x 7.9 mm with unspecified weight.
Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus Price is marked at EUR 369 that roughly translates into INR 29,100. The smartphone is available in Black, Gold, Blue, and Lavender colour options and already up for pre-orders in Germany. Very soon it is likely to reach many more countries including India.