Samsung in collaboration with SK Telecom have launched a smartphone called Galaxy Wide5 in South Korea. It is a budget-friendly 5G phone that offers features like a big display, 64-megapixel triple cameras, large internal storage, and a big battery.
The Galaxy Wide5 (SM-E426S model number) sports a 6.6-inch display that offers a Full HD+ resolution. The Infinity-V notch on the display houses a front camera of 8-megapixel. Its rear camera includes a 64-megapixel primary camera, a 5-megapixel ultrawide lens with a 115-degree FOV, and a 2-megapixel depth assist lens.
The Galaxy Wide5 is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 700, paired 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage. For additional storage, it has a microSD card slot. The device runs on Android 11 OS.
The Wide5 is backed by a 5,000mAh battery that supports 15W fast charging. For security, it has a side-facing fingerprint scanner. The smartphone measures 167.2 x 76.4 x 9mm and weighs 203 grams.
The Galaxy Wide5 has been widely speculated to be a rebadged edition F42 5G because of the model number. Well, we will have to wait for F42 5G to come to confirm the claim.
Samsung Galaxy Wide5 Specifications
Chipset: MediaTek Dimensity 700 MT6833
CPU: 2.2GHz Octacore
Display: 6.6 inch, FHD + 240 08 × 1080, 20:9, Infinity-V, TFT, 90Hz
Storage: 128GB (support microSD up to 1TB)
Main camera: Triple
- 64 MP (main, f/1.8)
- 5 MP (wide angle, f/2.2)
- 2 MP (macro, f/2.4)
Front camera: Single – 8 MP
OS: Android 11 (One UI)
Dimension: 167.2 x 76.4 x 9.0 mm
Battery: 5000mAh (fast charge 15W)
WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a / b / g / n / ac 2.4GHz 5GHz
USB: USB Type-C
Earphone Jack: Yes
Fingerprint sensor: Yes (side)
Face ID: Yes
Colors: Gray, white, blue
- 2G bands: GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900
- 3G bands: UMTS B1 (2100), B2 (1900), B4 (AWS), B5 (850), B8 (900)
- 4G bands: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41
- 5G bands: TDD Sub6 N78
Samsung Galaxy Wide5 Price and Availability
The Galaxy Wide5 is priced at KRW 449,900 (~$385) on SK Telecom’s store. It comes in three colors such as black, white, and blue. The smartphone is available for purchase through online and offline stores of SK Telecom starting from today.