Samsung Galaxy A6 is another successful smartphone of the A series from Samsung, the device was released on May 2018 and now available in stores for purchase. The smartphone sports a 5.6 inches screen with screen-to- body ratio of approximately 75.0%, the device has a sleek body that is fabricated from Metal and plastic material.
The A6 is available in four finishes which are black,gold,blue and lavender.
Galaxy A6 has runs on Android 8.0 (Oreo) operating system and is powered by Octa core, 1.6 GHz, Cortex A53 processor and it comes with 4GB of RAM for multitasking and delivers a powerful performance to take care of all the activities the user may want to indulge in.
Then a 32GB of internal storage that can be enlarged up to 256GB with the use of a memory card which is decent enough to fulfill your storage needs. The chip found in Galaxy A6 is the same as that found in Xiaomi Redmi 5.
Although Samsung galaxy A6 is better in terms of performance as it has a larger RAM size than the mentioned phone, allowing it to run application with no lag.
In respect to the battery capacity,Galaxy A6 is powered by a 3000mAh battery juice which lasts longer than most of its counter-pact smartphone like the battery life of Gionee m3 mini and Xiaomi Redmi 5 which consumes power faster than the phone been reviewed.
Users should note that all claims to battery life might not necessarily be true, as many factor can affect battery life.
Also, the Samsung Galaxy A6 has a pretty good front camera although the camera quality of its sibling smartphone A7 is better with camera resolution around 50% more megapixels (MP) than Samsung Galaxy A6.
More resolution generally means better picture quality, though it’s not always necessary. Its CPU is around 22% faster CPU than Samsung Galaxy A6 and a faster CPU means more smooth experience. It is about 5% slimmer than Samsung Galaxy A6.
Samsung Galaxy A6 Features
|Resolution||720 x 1480 pixel|
|Rear Camera||16 -megapixel|
|Front Camera||16 -megapixel|
|RAM||3 and 4 GB RAM|
|microSD Storage||Up to 256GB|
|Design||Plastic and Metal|
Price: How much does Samsung Galaxy A6 cost?
You can get the Samsung Galaxy A6 in the EU countries for €182.
In Nigeria, you can buy the sung Samsung Galaxy A6 in Nigeria for ₦76,357 while in India, the price of Samsung Galaxy A6 is RS 15,500.
In the US for $211 but the price of Samsung Galaxy A6 in the UK is £161.
The dimensions are 149.9 x 70.8 x 7.7 mm, a weight of 159grams with the battery; The Galaxy A6 is also very comfortable to hold due to its lightweight.
The phone supports Dual-SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM cards available) cards and a classic 3.5mm headphone connection. The phone is design with extra bezel from the top and bottom, and a narrow but tall display.
The gadget has a compact body made of Metal and Plastic which is quite different from the glass design used in the previous phone. Glass give phone a classic look, but metal has its own advantage as it is more durable and does not catch fingerprint like glass. Galaxy A6 is available in Black, Gold, Blue and Lilac colors giving the outward appearance look attractive.
The Samsung Galaxy A6 sports a 5.7 inches Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display occupies approximately 75.24% of the smartphone body with screen resolution at 720 x 1480 pixels and screen density, PPI at 515 pixels per inch, an aspect ratio of 18:9, It is a firm and fixed touchscreen which is also fitting for watching videos, texting or surfing will be significantly comfortable.
It features an innovative design that integrates side displays to assist your productivity. The display has a full HD+ resolution and it’s undoubtedly the highlight of the phone.
Samsung Galaxy A6 runs on Android v8.0 (Oreo) operating system. As for the performance, a Cortex A53 Octa-core processor is present that clocks at a speed of 1.6GHz. The processor is aided by a 4GB RAM that manages the overall performance of the system.
The Internal storage size of the Samsung Phone is available at 32GB and 64GB with expandable memory of up to 256GB, tasks on the gadget are processed faster without slowing down the User Interface because it requires less power consumption, to get the most out of its battery.
The device supports A-GPS, Wi-Fi connections for faster internet experience and download speed, it also Wi-Fi hotspot enabled with a fingerprint sensor for unlocking the phone. The USB interface can be used for mass storage and charging. Computer sync, OTA sync, Tethering and Bluetooth 4.0 (for secure wireless transfer) are supported by the device.
Samsung Galaxy A6 comes with 16-megapixels for the rear or primary camera with f/1.7 aperture while a 16-megapixel front or secondary camera with f/1.9 aperture is positioned for supplementary camera support. A smaller aperture on smartphones creates much better natural pictures than a wider aperture because it lets in more light.
The camera comes with unique features like Digital and Optical Image Stabilization that records stable videos. Its features contain Digital zoom, touch focus, self-timer, face detection among others.
Battery Capacity and Sensors
Samsung Galaxy A6 packs a non-removable Li-Ion battery 3000mAh to power all the above features and more, like the connectivity options which includes Wi-Fi, 4G LTE, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC and sensors which includes fingerprint sensor, gyroscope, accelerometer, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2 and light sensor among others.
These signals present and recognizable by this smartphone increases the overall functionality of the device making it quite energy efficient and productive.
- Metal build
- Bright and crisp display
- Good software features
- Impressive camera quality
- Good battery life
- Micro USB for charging
- Entry-level chip
Samsung Galaxy A6 2018 Full Specifications
|Device Name||Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018)|
|Released Date||Released May 2018|
|Dimensions and Size||149.9 x 70.8 x 7.7 mm (5.90 x 2.79 x 0.30 inches)|
|Weight (in grams)||162 grams|
|Colors||Black, Gold, Blue, Lavender|
|Number of SIM||One or Two|
|SIM||Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Material||Plastic and Metal|
|Battery Capacity||3000 mAh|
|Screen Type||Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen|
|Screen Size (inches)||5.6 inches|
|Resolution||720 x 1480 pixel|
|Pixels Per Inch (PPI)||294 ppi pixel density|
|Colors||16 million colors|
|Operating System||Android 8.0 (Oreo)|
|Processor Type or Chipset||Exynos 7870 Octa|
|Processor||Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53|
|RAM||3GB and 4GB|
|Internal Storage||32GB and 64GB|
|Expandable Storage Type||microSD|
|Maximum Expandable Storage||Up to 256GB|
|Front or Secondary||16-megapixel, f/1.9 aperture|
|Rear or Primary||16-megapixel, f/1.7 aperture|
|Features||Autofocus, LED flash, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR|
|Wifi or Wi-Fi||Yes|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot|
|GPS||Yes. A-GPs, Glonass, BeiDou|
|Network Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|Fingerprint||Yes – Front mounted|
|Compass or Magnetometer||Yes|
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