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Samsung Galaxy A6 /A6+ Specifications, Features and Price

Samsung has unveiled two new affordable smartphones and both of them comes with AMOLED screens – a rare feature in budget phones as they usually have LCD displays – with very small bezels, run on the latest Android 8.0 Oreo and come with a focus on camera quality. We are talking of the new Galaxy A6 and the Galaxy A6+.

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Both new Galaxies comes with very similar design, except for the differences in size as the A6 comes with a 5.6-inch display, while the A6+ features a 6.0-inch screen.

Now, aside their amazing designs, the duo, despite being more affordable devices, they come with dedicated LED flash attached to their front-facing cameras. An area of interest for selfie enthusiasts.

The most notable difference between the A6 and the A6+, however, might be that the bigger A6+ also comes with dual rear cameras and the second one is used to enable the Live Focus effect for blurred backgrounds in photos, a look similar to what you get on professional cameras. It’s a great thing to see this advanced feature in a phone that is not so expensive.

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The other benefit of buying the bigger A6+ is its larger battery: it has a 3,500mAh cell, while the regular A6 features a 3,000mAh battery. Both phones also come with NFC and Samsung Pay for convenient wallet-free transaction.

Checkout the specifications, availability and price of Samsung Galaxy A6/A6+ below.

Samsung Galaxy A6 / A6+ Specifications

Network

  • 2G: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
  • 3G: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G: LTE
  • Data Speed: HSPA, LTE-A
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SIM Type and Count

  • Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

Software (OS)/Skin

  • Android 8.1 (Oreo)

Design & Build

  • Dimensions: 149.9 x 70.8 x 7.7 mm/ 160.2 x 75.7 x 7.9 mm
  • Weight: mm
  • Colours: Black, Gold, Blue
  • IP68 certified – dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
  • Samsung Pay

Display

  • Type: Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size: 5.6 inches, 80.9 cm2 / 6.0 inches, 91.4 cm2
  • Resolution: 720 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio (287 PPI)/ 1080 x 2220 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (411 PPI)
  • Multitouch: Yes
  • Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass (unspecified version)
  • Always-on display

Hardware & Memory

  • Chipset: Exynos 7870 Octa/ Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450
  • CPU: Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53/ Octa-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53
  • GPU: Mali-T830 MP1/ Adreno 506
  • RAM: 3/4 GB (Same option available for A6 and A6+)
  • Internal Storage: 32/64 GB (Same option available for A6 and A6+)
  • External Storage: microSD, up to 256 GB / microSD, up to 400 GB

Camera

  • Rear: 16 MP (f/1.7), phase detection autofocus, LED flash/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
  • Video: 1080p@30fps
  • Front-facing: 16 MP (f/1.9), LED flash/ 24 MP (f/1.9), LED flash

Multimedia

  • Music Support: MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC player
  • Video Support: MP4/WMV/H.265 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm jack: Yes
  • Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Connectivity

  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
  • GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • NFC: Yes
  • USB: 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector

Miscellaneous

  • Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
  • Messaging: SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
  • Browser: HTML5
  • Photo/video editor
  • Document viewer
  • ANT+ support
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Battery

  • Charging: Regular
  • Battery Type & Capacity: Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery/Non-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery

Announcement & Availability Date

  • Announced: May 1, 2018
  • Availability: May, 2018

Pricing

  • Launched Price: € 340/ € 400

Disclaimer: We cannot guarantee that the information on this page is 100% correct.

 

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