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Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) Specs + Pros and Cons Reviews

Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) Specs

Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) Specs

Date Released: 2018, Coming Soon

DisplayTypeSuper AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size5.6 inches, 79.6 cm2 (~75.0% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution720 x 1480 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~294 ppi density)
Protection-
MultitouchYes
- Always-on display
BodyDimensions149.9 x 70.8 x 7.7 mm (5.90 x 2.79 x 0.30 in)
Weight-
Build-
SIMSingle SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Samsung Pay
CameraPrimary16 MP (f/1.7), phase detection autofocus, LED flash
Secondary16 MP (f/1.9), LED flash
FeaturesGeo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
Video1080p@30fps
MemoryExternal SlotmicroSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal64 GB, 4 GB RAM or 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
NetworkTechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE
BatteryNon-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
Available ColorBlack, Gold, Blue, Lavender
PlatformOSAndroid 8.0 (Oreo)
ChipsetExynos 7870 Octa
CPUOcta-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali-T830 MP1
SoundAlert TypesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
LoudspeakerYes
3.5mm JackYes
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
- Dolby Atmos sound (headphones only)
COMMSWLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth4.2, A2DP, LE
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
RadioFM radio
USB2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
NFCYes (optional)
FeaturesSensorsFingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
MessagingSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
BrowserHTML5

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Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) Review

After the successful launch of the Galaxy S9 series, Samsung brand is now back on launching mid-range smartphone starting with the J7 series. Recently, Samsung announced another smartphone flagship that will be releasing soon in the market. It was the Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) under the A series flagship. The A6 is the lower version of the A8 (2018) and quite similar to the A7 model that was released last 2017.

Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) Specs is a Dual Nano SIM card that has a dual standby mode with a Samsung Pay features. It has a dimension of 149.9 x 70.8 x 7.7 mm (5.90 x 2.79 x 0.30 in). It has a Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen on its 5.6 inches full-screen view display. The resolution display is 720 x 1480 pixels, 18:5:9 ratio and 294PPi density. It is a multitouch smartphone with Always-on display features.

Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) Specs runs with the Operating System based on Android 8.0 Oreo. It is powered by a processor of 1.6 GHz Octa-core Exynos 7870 Octa and a GPU of Mali-T830 MP1. There are two variants of memory storage, the 3 GB RAM with 32 GB internal memory and 4 GB RAM with 64 GB internal memory. Aside from that, it is supported with expandable external memory up to the capacity of 256 GB storage with its dedicated slot. The primary camera has 16 MP f/1.7 with phase detection autofocus and LED Flash. The additional camera features include Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, and HDR. As for the front camera or the secondary, it has the same quality on the primary which 16 MP f/1.9 and it has its dedicated LED flash. The video resolution specs has 1080p@30fps for recording scenes.

Galaxy A6 phone has complete features of alert type and loudspeaker. It has also supported with 3.5mm jack port and Dolby Atmos sound features for headphones only. Additionally, it has a dedicated mic for noise cancellation. This feature is very useful, especially during call time. As for the connectivity section, it has WiFi with Wi-Fi direct and hotspot features, Bluetooth 4.2 (A2DP, LE), GPS (A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS), NFC, FM radio, and USB Type- C 2.0 reversible connector.

The same with the other latest smartphone. Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) has a fingerprint feature (rear-mounted) at the back of the device with its dedicated scanner. Along with the other sensor features such as an accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass. It has a Non-removable battery Li-Ion with the capacity of 3000 mAh but it doesn’t support with a fast charging features. The color variations available are Black, Gold, Blue, and Lavender.

Though the A6 has quite similar to the A7, still A7 is more advanced in comparing the two for having dust/waterproof resistant features. Samsung stated its official price about 310 EUR or Php 19,172.57 converted into Philippine currency.

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Pros

  • 5.6 inches full-screen view with Super AMOLED display
  • Android 8.0 OREO
  • 1.6 GHz Octa-core Exynos 7870 Octa processor
  • 3 GB RAM with 32 GB internal memory or 4 GB RAM with 64 GB internal memory
  • Dedicated slot for external memory storage
  • 16 MP camera quality with LED Flas both front and back
  • Dedicated mic for noise cancellation
  • Dolby Atmos sound features (headphones only)
  • USB Type-C port
  • Fingerprint scanner supported (rear-mounted)

Cons

  • Low display resolution specs
  • Non-removable battery
  • Not supported with fast charging features
  • No Corning Gorilla Glass protected
  • Not dust/waterproof resistant
  • Pricey

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