Samsung will release the Samsung Galaxy A6+, a mid-range Android Smartphone on the 22nd of May 2018. The Samsung Galaxy A6+ drops the same day as the Galaxy A6, both mid-range Android devices.
Both devices have Infinity Displays with SuperAMOLED panels and a premium design. The Plus model also has a dual-rear camera setting.
This post is a quick preview of the Samsung Galaxy A6+.
Design and Display
The Samsung Galaxy A6+ sports a reliable metallic body and has its front covered with a glass material. This phone is quite comfortable to hold, as it sits perfectly in your palm.
This device comes with a 160.2 x 75.7 x 7.9 mm (6.31 x 2.98 x 0.31 in) dimension. With a weight of about 175g.
The Samsung Galaxy A6+ has a 6.0-inch Super AMOLED Capacitive touchscreen, with 16M colors. With a resolution of 1080 x 2220 pixels, it has an 18.5:9 aspect ratio (~411 ppi density).
Samsung has said that this device supports Infinity Display. In addition, the A6+ features Bixby AI built-in.
This Smartphone also supports Multitouch. With a rear mounted Fingerprint Scanner, it comes in four colors: Black, Gold, Blue, and Lavender.
Hardware and Software
The Samsung Galaxy A6+ smartphone comes with the Android 8.0 (Oreo) Android operating system.
Samsung Galaxy A6+ is powered by a Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450 chipset with a 32-bit processor. It also comes with an Octa-core processor that has a clocking configuration of (1.8 GHz Cortex-A53).
Furthermore, it uses an Adreno 506 GPU for graphics handling.
The Samsung Galaxy A6+ comes in two memory variants: 3GB RAM with 32GB internal storage and 4GB RAM with 64GB internal storage.
Both inbuilt memories can be expanded to 256Gb with the use of a microSD card.
Other sensors on this device are Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass, and gyroscope.
Camera and Battery
The Samsung Galaxy A6+ sports a Dual: 16 MP (f/1.7) + 5 MP (f/1.9) camera. With phase detection autofocus, and LED flash.
In front, there’s a 24 MP (f/1.9) camera. With LED flash. For wonderful selfies, even in low light conditions.
Other features of this camera include Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, and panorama.
As for the battery life, there’s a Non-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery.
This Samsung Smartphone will sell for about 370 EUR. Which is equivalent to N157,267.
Finally, here are the full specifications of this Samsung Galaxy.
|Network||Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|Status||Coming soon. Exp. release 2018, May 22|
|Body||Dimensions||160.2 x 75.7 x 7.9 mm (6.31 x 2.98 x 0.31 in)|
|SIM||Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|– Samsung Pay|
|Display||Type||Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||6.0 inches, 91.4 cm2 (~75.3% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2220 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~411 ppi density)|
|– Always-on display|
|Platform||OS||Android 8.0 (Oreo)|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450|
|CPU||Octa-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53|
|Memory||Card slot||microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)|
|Internal||64 GB, 4 GB RAM or 32 GB, 3 GB RAM|
|Camera||Primary||Dual: 16 MP (f/1.7) + 5 MP (f/1.9), phase detection autofocus, LED flash|
|Features||Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR|
|Secondary||24 MP (f/1.9), LED flash|
|Sound||Alert types||Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones|
|– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic|
– Dolby Atmos sound (headphones only)
|Comms||WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||4.2, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS|
|USB||2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector|
|Features||Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Messaging||SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM|
|– ANT+ support|
– MP4/WMV/H.265 player
– MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer
|Battery||Non-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery|
|Misc||Colors||Black, Gold, Blue, Lavender|