As an addition to its line up of mid-budget smartphone in India, Samsung has launched the Galaxy A6 and Galaxy A6+ smartphones in the country.
Launched alongside the Galaxy J6 and Galaxy J8 models, both A6 and A6+ offer Super AMOLED Infinity Display, a metal unibody design and Artificial Intelligence powered camera features.
Here's our roundup on Galaxy A6 and Galaxy A6+
Samsung Galaxy A6, Galaxy A6+: Specs, features, launch
Design & Display
At a glance
With support for dual-SIM (Nano) cards, both Galaxy A and A+ offer a metal unibody design and are available in blue, black and gold color options.
In terms of display, Galaxy A6 gets a 5.6-inch HD+ (720x1480 pixels) Super AMOLED Infinity display while the A6+ features a 6-inch full-HD+ (1080x2220 pixels) Super AMOLED Infinity Display.
Notably, both phones offer an aspect ratio of 18.5:9.
For the shutterbugs and selfie lovers
The Galaxy A6 gets a 16-megapixel f/1.7 rear camera and a 16-megapixel f/1.9 camera on the front. Both cameras get dedicated LED flash as well.
The Galaxy A6+ offers a dual rear-camera setup comprising a 16-megapixel f/1.7 primary sensor and 5-megapixel f/1.9 secondary sensor with LED flash.
On the front, A6+ offers a 24-megapixel camera with an f/1.9 aperture and LED flash.
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AI camera features on both the Galaxy A6 and A6+
Both phones get a new camera app that offers features such as Live Bokeh, Background Blur Shape and a variable selfie flash functionality that allows users to adjust light exposure. Moreover, A6, and A6+ get AI camera in Samsung Mall, and Samsung Pay Mini apps also.
Under the hood
The Galaxy A6 gets a 1.6GHz octa-core Exynos 7 series processor, paired with 4GB RAM, 32GB/64GB onboard storage (expandable up to 256GB) and packs a 3,000mAh battery.
The A6+ comes with a 1.8GHz octa-core Snapdragon 450 processor, coupled with 4GB RAM, 64GB storage (expandable up to 256GB) and packs a 3,500mAh battery.
Notably, both phones run Android 8.0 Oreo with Samsung Experience on top.
Connectivity options and Sensors onboard Galaxy A6 and Galaxy A6+
In terms of connectivity both the Galaxy A6 and A6+ offer 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB, and 3.5mm headphone jack.
Along with standard sensors, both smartphones sport a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor.
Other common features include a 'Chat over Video' feature that allows users to chat while simultaneously watching videos, and memory management features such as delete duplicate images, zip unused apps.
Price & Availability
A6 starts at Rs. 21,990 while A6+ costs Rs. 25,990
Samsung Galaxy A6 costs Rs. 21,990 and Rs. 22,990 for the 32GB and 64GB storage variant, respectively. On the other hand, Galaxy A6+ costs Rs. 25,990.
Buyers will get Rs. 3,000 cashback via Paytm Mall and on purchases made using ICICI Credit cards.