First look: Samsung Galaxy A6 series with specs, price, and sample photos

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Following the launch of Samsung’s newest mobile devices, the Galaxy A6 and A6+, in the country, Speed gets a first-hand experience of the powerful specs that these midrange devices offer.

Samsung Galaxy A6

Both phones feature nearly bezel-less Infinity Display and Super AMOLED screens that adapts to different lighting environments. The displays combine seamlessly with the devices’ full-metal unibody cases.

Samsung Galaxy A6 Infinity Display

Powered by 1.6GHz and 1.8GHz octa-core processors with 3/4GB RAM, respectively, the Galaxy A6 and A6+ allows you to perform multiple tasks without a hitch throughout the day.

Samsung Galaxy A6

For photography enthusiasts, the Galaxy A6+ comes with a 24MP front camera and a dual 16MP + 5MP professional rear shooters while the Galaxy A6 features 16MP snappers on both the front and back. Both cameras have adjustable LED and selfie flash to guarantee high-resolution photos.

Samsung Galaxy A6 front camera
Samsung Galaxy A6 rear camera

Check out the Galaxy A6 series’ specifications below:

Samsung Galaxy A6

  • Android 8.0 Oreo
  • 5.6-inch HD+ (720 x 1440) 18.5:9 Super AMOLED display
  • 1.6GHz octa-core CPU
  • 3GB/4GB RAM
  • 32GB/64GB storage; microSD up to 256GB
  • 16MP AF F1.7 rear camera w/ LED flash
  • 16MP FF F1.9 front camera
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2 LE, ANT+, GPS, Glonass, BeiDou, 4G LTE
  • Fingerprint scanner, Face Recognition
  • 3,000mAh battery
  • 149.9 x 70.8 x 7.7 mm

 

Samsung Galaxy A6+

  • Android 8.0 Oreo
  • 6-inch FHD+ (1080 x 2220) 18.5:9 Super AMOLED display
  • 1.8GHz octa-core CPU
  • 3GB/4GB RAM
  • 32GB/64GB storage; microSD up to 256GB
  • 16MP AF F1.7 + 5MP FF F1.9 rear cameras w/ LED flash
  • 24MP FF F1.9 front camera
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2 LE, ANT+, GPS, Glonass, BeiDou, 4G LTE
  • Fingerprint scanner, Face Recognition
  • 3,500mAh battery
  • 160.2 x 75.7 x 7.9 mm

Here are some sample photos taken using the Galaxy A6:

The Samsung Galaxy A6+ retails for P22,990, while the Samsung Galaxy A6 comes with a price of P16,490. Catch our review of the Galaxy A6 in Speed’s July 2018 issue.

Words and photos Justine Bernice Basco