Samsung Galaxy A6
18,900
Highlights
  • 32 GB / 4 GB RAM
  • 16 MP Primary Camera, 16 MP Front Camera
  • 5.6 inches 720 x 1480 pixels Display
  • Exynos 7870, Octa Core Processor
  • Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
32GB ROM

Samsung Galaxy A6: Price

Samsung Galaxy A6: Review

Pros
  • Always on display
  • Premium design
  • Good cameras
Cons
  • OIS not present in cameras
  • No 1080p@60 fps recording
  • Small battery for an AMOLED display

The Samsung Galaxy A6 is launched in India. Talking about specs, the handset sports a 5.6-inch HD+ display, with a resolution of 720 x 1480 pixels. It also feature the infinity display design with 18.5:9 aspect ratio, offering cinematic viewing experience, with Samsung's infinity display design. It is powered by an octa core clocked at 1.8GHz SoC. The handset comes with 4GB RAM + 32/64GB Inbuilt storage options, and support microSD card of up to 256GB externally. Additionally, the phone houses features like Bixby, Bixby Vision, Home, and Reminder. As far as photography is concerned, the unit gets a single 16-megapixel autofocus rear sensor with f/1.7 aperture. For selfies and video calling, the phone boards a 16-megapixel front camera with an aperture of f/1.9. Features include live focus and bokeh effect generating superfine images.

    Connectivity options on the A6 include wifi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4/5GHz), Cat 6 LTE, HT40, bluetooth 4.2 (LE up to 1Mbps), ANT+, USB Type-B, NFC, and GPS. It packs a 3000mAh battery that can last more than a day on single boost, depending on usage. The unit runs Android 8.0(Oreo), out of box. There is also fingerprint sensor(rear mounted), face recognition, dolby atmos speakers, and Samsung Pay.

     The mobile is present in market in Dark Blue, Blue-Green, Gold, and White colors. The Samsung Galaxy A6 is priced at Rs. 21,990 for 4GB and 32GB variant and Rs. 22,990 for 4GB and 64GB variant

Samsung Galaxy A6: Specifications

GENERAL
Operating System Android OS, v8.0 (Oreo)
Device type Smartphone
Sim Dual Sim
Colours Black, Gold, Blue
ANNOUNCED
Status Available in India
Global Release Date May 2018
Indian Release Date 21 May, 2018
BODY
Dimensions 149.9 x 70.8 x 7.7 mm
Weight 162 g
Body Material Metal
DISPLAY
Screen size 5.6 inches
Form Factor Touch
Screen resolution 720 x 1480 pixels
Touchscreen Capacitive Touchscreen
Technology (Display Type) Super AMOLED
PROCESSOR
Chipset Exynos 7870
CPU Octa Core 1.6 GHz
GPU Mali T830
STORAGE
Internal Storage 32 GB Storage
RAM 4 GB RAM
External Storage Up to 256 GB
Card Slot microSD Card
Phonebook Unlimited
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM, RSS
Call Records Unlimited
CAMERA
Primary camera 16 MP (f/1.7) Camera with LED Flash
Front Camera 16 MP (f/1.9) Camera with LED Flash
Video Recording 1080p@30fps
Camera Features Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
MULTIMEDIA
Audio Player MP3, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, Vorbis, FLAC
Video Player MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM
Games Yes
FM Radio Yes
Speakers Yes
Audio Jack 3.5mm Audio Jack
BATTERY
Type Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
Stand by NA
Talk time NA
CONNECTIVITY
GPRS Yes
Edge Yes
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, LE
USB Yes
GPS Facility with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5
3G Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps
NETWORK SUPPORT
2G GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
4G VoLTE
MORE FEATURES
Sensors Fingerprint Sensor, Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass
Other Features Face Unlock, NFC
Videos

How do we rate a Device?

Rating a smartphone is a tedious process and a lot of parameters have to be considered before judging the overall performance of the device such as display, camera, processor, RAM, storage, battery, and the pricing.

So, here are how these specs will affect the real-life usage of a device and why how we meticulously consider each of these points to rate a smartphone.

Camera

Cameras have evolved a lot over the last few years and multi-camera setup is a new norm. We consider various parameters like MP count, aperture size, pixel size, image stabilization to rate a camera system of a smartphone out of 5. Any device that scores more than 3.5 can take good photos and videos and if a phone scores over 4, then it will be one of the best camera smartphones in the market.

Battery

Though battery seems like an underrated feature and we look at the battery capacity, fast charging supporting technology, and even the wireless charging capability is also taken into consideration to rate smartphone's battery capability.

Display

The display is the face of a smartphone. And there are a lot of parameters like the panel technology (IPS LCD, OLED, TFT) and other parameters also taken into consideration like the resolution, pixel density, and refresh rate.

Value for Money

A smartphone could have great specs, but if it is not priced well then you might not get the best value-for-money. So, we compare a smartphone with the contemporaries to rate the value-for-money of a device out of 5.

Performance

This aspect is decided on various sub specifics, such as availability of microSD card slot, the amount of RAM the device offers, processor capability, and the network support. This parameter has more weightage when compared to other departments.

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