Samsung Galaxy A6 / A6+ (2018)

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Samsung Galaxy A6 / A6+ (2018)
BrandSamsung Galaxy
ManufacturerSamsung Electronics
Slogan"Make Them Look"
SeriesGalaxy A series
ModelA6: SM-A600x
A6+: SM-605x
where x depends on carrier and region
Compatible networks2G, 3G (UMTS/HSPA), 4G (LTE Cat 6)
First releasedMay 2, 2018; 7 months ago (2018-05-02)
PredecessorSamsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)
SuccessorSamsung Galaxy A6s
RelatedSamsung Galaxy A6s
Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy A8 / A8+ (2018)
Samsung Galaxy A8/A9 Star
Samsung Galaxy A8s
Samsung Galaxy S9
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Form factorSlate
DimensionsA6: 149.9 x 70.8 x 7.7 mm (5.90 x 2.79 x 0.30 inches)
A6+: 160.2 x 75.7 x 7.9 (6.31 x 2.98 x 0.31 inches)
MassA6: 159 g (5.61 oz)
A6+: 186 g (6.56 oz)
Operating systemAndroid "Oreo" with Samsung Experience 9.0
System on chipA6: Exynos 7870 Octa
A6+: Qualcomm Snapdragon 450
CPUA6: Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53
A6+: Octa-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUA6: Mali-T830 MP1
A6+: Adreno 506
Memory3GB / 4GB RAM
Storage32GB / 64GB
Removable storagemicroSD, up to 256 GB
BatteryA6: Li-Ion 3,000 mAh battery
A6+: Li-Ion 3,500 mAh battery
DisplayA6: 5.6 inches Super AMOLED Infinity Display
A6+: 6.0 inches Super AMOLED Infinity Display
Rear cameraA6: 16 MP (f/1.7)
A6+: 16 MP (f./1.7) + 5 MP (f/1.9)
Features: LED Flash, Panorama, HDR
Front cameraA6: 16 MP (f/1.9)
A6+: 24 MP (f/1.9)
Features: LED Flash
Rear

The Samsung Galaxy A6 and Galaxy A6+ are Android high to midrange smartphones produced by Samsung Electronics. It was announced on 2 May 2018 it was first released in Europe, Asia, and Latin America the same month, then released in South Korea, Africa, and China.[1] The Galaxy A6+ is rebranded in South Korea as the Galaxy Jean & in China as the Galaxy A9 Star lite.

Specifications[edit]

Samsung Galaxy A6

The Samsung Galaxy A6 runs on Android 8.0 "Oreo" right out-of-the-box, running with Samsung Experience 9.0. It has a 16MP camera on both main and front cameras. It has a 5.6" Super AMOLED Infinity Display and with a 1,480 x 720 pixels resolution. It runs on a Samsung Exynos 7880 Octa with an Octa-core 1.6 GHz Processor. It has a 3,000 mAh Battery, but no fast charging.

Samsung Galaxy A6+

The bigger variant, the Galaxy A6+, sports a 6.0" Super AMOLED Infinity Display with a resolution of 2,220 x 1,080 pixels. It has a 16MP main camera and a 5MP depth camera on the rear while a 24MP camera on the front. It comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 and an Octa-core 1.8 GHz Processor. It sports a 3,500 mAh but still no fast charging.

Critical reception[edit]

On May 1, 2018, CNET spoke positively about the cameras on the phone. CNET described the Galaxy A6 and Galaxy A6+ as for users who "like Samsung's designs but aren't all about the cost that comes with the Galaxy S9 and Note 8."[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Van Boom, Daniel (May 1, 2018). "Samsung's Galaxy A6 phones give you lots of megapixels". CNET. Retrieved May 3, 2018.