Samsung to launch Galaxy A phone in India to take on OnePlus 6 and Xiaomi Pocophone

Samsung all set to launch a new smartphone in Indian market to go up against OnePlus 6 and Xiaomi Pocophone. All you need to know about the new phone.

By Karan
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According to Counterpoint OnePlus 6 is the leading smartphone in India when it comes to the premium smartphone market. OnePlus beats Samsung for the first time in a full quarter in Q2 2018 in India. The company has 40 percent market shares, while the Samsung is in second place.

Samsung to launch Galaxy A phone in India to take on OnePlus 6

 

While talking about the budget segment, the South Korean giant Samsung has faced a tough competition from companies like Asus, Xiaomi and Honor. In the premium phones segment, the company is also facing the same.

Samsung Galaxy A8+ was launched in India earlier this year to compete against OnePlus 5T. The smartphone was powered by Exynos 7882 SoC and also features an Infinity Display. It comes with a price tag of Rs 33,000, but can't beat OnePlus.

According to a new report from IANS, Samsung India is planning to introduce a new smartphone in the Galaxy A series. The upcoming A series phone will be going to launch in August. It will be positioned in the premium segment smartphone, with a price tag of Rs 30,000 or above.

IANS report reveals the major specifications of the upcoming Samsung smartphone. According to the report, the smartphone will be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC. This will be the first Samsung smartphone to use this chipset. The phone is said to come with a 6GB RAM and 64GB onboard storage, which can be expanded via microSD card.

The new Galaxy A series phone is said to arrive with a 6.3-inch Full HD+ AMOLED Infinity Display along with fewer bezels on the side. On the optical front, it is said to sport a dual camera setup with the combination of 16MP + 24MP dual rear cameras sensors along with Samsung's Live Focus feature. On the front, the smartphone is expected to house a 24MP front-facing camera for selfies and video calling.

 

It seems that the Galaxy A series smartphone will go up against the OnePlus 6, Asus ZenFone 5Z, Huawei Nova 3, and the upcoming Xiaomi Poco F1.

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