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Samsung Galaxy A6 and A6+ Specifications, Price and Release Date

On the 2nd of May 2018, Samsung took center stage to announce two mid-range duo smartphones. They are the Samsung Galaxy A6 and Galaxy A6+. The two phones brings the brand’s signature bezel-less Super AMOLED Infinity Display to a whole point of view going by their prices, together with their 18.5:9 aspect ratio. In case you are yet to get full information about the Samsung Galaxy A6 and Galaxy A6+, set your eyes on their full specifications, features, price as well as release date.

Samsung Galaxy A6 and A6+ Specifications, Price and Release Date

Samsung Galaxy A6 Features

The display of the Samsung Galaxy A6 measures 5.6 inch diagonally, and has a 720 x 1480 pixel resolution. At the back, you will find a 16MP f/1.7 shooter while the front packs another 16MP f/1.9 selfie snapper with an LED flash of its own. The Galaxy A6 is powered by an octa-core 1.6GHz CPU, paired with a 3GB/4GB of RAM and a 32GB/64GB internal storage, depending on the storage options you decided to buy from the market. You should also be aware that the internal storage can be expanded up to 256GB via the use of microSD.

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The Samsung Galaxy A6 came with a 3000mAh battery and has a body dimensions of 149.9 x 70.8 x 7.7mm. It runs with the latest Android operating system, which is Android Oreo, same thing with the Samsung Galaxy A6+.

The A6 has a 3,000 mAh battery and its dimensions are 149.9 x 70.8 x 7.7 mm. It runs Android 8.0 Oreo, as does the A6+.

Samsung Galaxy A6 Specifications

NETWORK

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G bands LTE
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps
GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes

 

LAUNCH

Announced 2018, May
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2018, May

 

BODY

Dimensions 149.9 x 70.8 x 7.7 mm (5.90 x 2.79 x 0.30 in)
Weight
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  – Samsung Pay

 

DISPLAY

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.6 inches, 79.6 cm2 (~75.0% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1480 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~294 ppi density)
Multitouch Yes
  – Always-on display

 

PLATFORM

OS Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Chipset Exynos 7870 Octa
CPU Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Mali-T830 MP1

 

MEMORY

Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal 64 GB, 4 GB RAM or 32 GB, 3 GB RAM

 

CAMERA

Primary 16 MP (f/1.7), phase detection autofocus, LED flash
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
Secondary 16 MP (f/1.9), LED flash

 

SOUND

Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
  – 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
NFC Yes (optional)
Radio FM radio
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
Browser HTML5
  – ANT+ support
– MP4/WMV/H.265 player
– MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

 

BATTERY

  Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery

 

MISC

Colors Black, Gold, Blue, Lavender
SAR EU 0.49 W/kg (head)     1.39 W/kg (body)
Price About 310 EUR

Samsung Galaxy A6+ Features

The Samsung Galaxy A6+, which is the biggest amongst the duo, boasts of a 6 inch screen with 1080 x 2220 pixel resolution. It has a dual camera setup, one a 16MP f/1.7 sensor and the other a 5MP f/1.9 unit. For the selfie lovers, the Galaxy A6+ sports a 24MP f/1.9 camera which also has a LED flash like the primary setup. The phone comes with a 1.8GHz octa-core processor and the same RAM/Internal storage variants like its sibling.

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The Samsung Galaxy A6+ has a bigger battery capacity, as it parks a 3500mAh battery. The A6+ dimensions are 160.2 x 75.7 x 7.9 mm. Both the Samsung Galaxy A6 and A6+ supports LTE Cat 6 with 2CA, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC (though not in all markets), GPS, Glonass, and BeiDou.

Both phones will be available in Gold, Black, Blue, and Lavender colours. The devices have Dolby Atmos optimized sound (on headphones only), Bixby Vision, Bixby Home, Bixby Reminder, and Samsung Pay support.

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Samsung Galaxy A6+ Specifications

NETWORK

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G bands LTE
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps
GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes

 

LAUNCH

Announced 2018, May
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2018, May

 

BODY

Dimensions 160.2 x 75.7 x 7.9 mm (6.31 x 2.98 x 0.31 in)
Weight
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)
Multitouch Yes
  – Always-on display

 

PLATFORM

OS Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Chipset Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450
CPU Octa-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 506

 

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
Video 1080p@30fps
Secondary 24 MP (f/1.9), LED flash

 

SOUND

Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
  – 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
NFC Yes (optional)
Radio FM radio
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
Browser HTML5
  – 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
Price About 370 EUR

Samsung Galaxy A6 and Galaxy A6+ Release Date

Both the Samsung Galaxy A6 and Galaxy A6+ will be released in early May 2018 in selected markets in Europe, Asia, and Latin America. After that, the phones are set to arrive some African countries, South Korea and China

Samsung Galaxy A6 and Galaxy A6+ Price

There are no words about the pricing at the moment. You will get an update on this spot once it is officially announced.

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