Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus Brings Infinity display and Dual Rear Camera to Budget Galaxy A Series

The Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus (2018) is the more advanced version of the Galaxy A6 (2018) smartphone and a follow up to the A-series line of smartphone from Samsung. The Plus version is bigger in terms of display and faster when it comes to performance.

The highlight of the device is the 6-inch bezel-less Super AMOLED infinity display. It’s also worthy to note that it houses a Snapdragon chip instead of the Exynos in its little sibling. Want to know more about the Galaxy A6 Plus (2018)? Stay with me.|

Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus (2018) Key Specs and Features

・6-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 1080 x 2220 pixels
・Android 8.0 Oreo with 4GB/3GB RAM
・Octa-core 1.8GHz Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450
・32GB/64GB built-in storage
・16MP + 5MP dual rear camera and 24MP front camera
・4G LTE
・Fingerprint Scanner
・3500mAh non-removable Li-Ion Battery

Design and Display

At first glance, you would notice the dual rear shooters which are vertical at the top middle, with the fingerprint scanner underneath. Apart from that, there isn’t much difference in terms of design. The beautifully curved dual antenna lines still exude at the rear.

Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus

The Samsung logo and LED flash are still in their usual position as well. If you are used to having your 3.5mm jack at the top, then this might be weird. The Galaxy A6 Plus (2018) has its 3.5mm jack underneath alongside the USB charging port. It measures 7.9mm in thickness and available in Black, Gold, Blue and Lavender colours.

A bigger bezel-less infinity display for Samsung lovers on a budget. The Plus version has a bigger display screen as expected with super tiny top, bottom and narrow bezels. The screen dishes out a unique 18.5:9 aspect ratio.

The 6-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen here offers an infinity display to users. With a resolution of 1080 x 2220 pixels and 411 pixels per inch density, for a much clearer and sharp visuals than its little sibling.

Hardware and Software

It houses the Snapdragon 450 chip from Qualcomm which has an 8-core processor with 64-bit CPU architecture. The Octa-core processor now performs faster with a clock speed of 1.8GHz and 14nm process technology. The Adreno 506 graphics processor from Qualcomm is now in charge of graphics.

The standard version of the Galaxy A6 Plus (2018) has 64GB storage space and 4GB RAM for multitasking. While the cheaper variant packs 32GB of storage space and 3GB of RAM. Nonetheless, you can upgrade both storage space up to 256GB. The Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus (2018) runs on Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box.

Camera and Battery

The Plus version comes with dual rear shooters, a 16MP + 5MP Samsung cameras with f/1.7 and f/1.9 aperture respectively. The cameras come with amazing features including bokeh effect and portrait mode. There’s also phase detection autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR and others. A much clearer 24MP selfie camera with f/1.9 aperture is ready for selfies with a LED flash.

The Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus (2018) is powered by a non-removable Li-Ion 3500mAh battery with no fast charging technology.

Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus Price in Nigeria

Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus (2018) will be available from May, starting from $399 to $499, that’s about (N140,000 – N180,000).

Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus Full Specs

LAUNCH
・Announced: May 2018
・Status: Available. May 2018

NETWORK
・Network Technology: GSM / WCDMA / LTE
・3G Support: Yes
・4G Support: Yes
・Number of SIM Card: 2 (Nano)
・Dual SIM Support: Yes

DESIGN
・Material Type: Metal
・Dimensions: 160.2 x 75.7 x 7.9 mm
・Colour: Black, Gold, Blue, Lavender
・Weight: –

DISPLAY
・Screen Type: Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
・Size: 6-inch
・Resolution: 1080 x 2220 pixels pixels
・Pixel Density: 411ppi
・Screen to Body Ratio: 75.3%

SOFTWARE
・Operating system: Android 8.0 Oreo
・Processor: Octa-core 1.8GHz
・Chipset type: Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450
・Graphics Processing Unit: Adreno 506

STORAGE
・Memory Card slot: Yes, up to 256GB
・Internal storage: 64GB/32GB
・RAM: 4GB/3GB

CAMERA
・Back Camera: 16MP + 5MP
・Front Camera: 24MP
・Back Flash: Yes, LED
・Front Flash: Yes

FEATURES
・Wifi Hotspot: Yes
・Bluetooth: Yes
・Fingerprint Sensor: Yes (Rear)
・Sensors: accelerometer, proximity, ambient light, gyroscope, compass
・USB: type C
・GPS: Yes
・3.5mm Audio Jack: Yes

BATTERY
・Capacity: 3500mAh
・Type: Li-Ion
・Standby Time: –
・Talktime: –
・Fast Charging: No

Posted by Joseph Young

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