Samsung has officially announced two new smartphones called the Samsung Galaxy A6 and Samsung Galaxy A6+.

Both are metal-clad phones in curvy bodies with tall 18.5:9 aspect ratio Super AMOLED displays. Of course, the Plus version is bigger and has slightly better features.


Samsung Galaxy A6 Features

The Samsung Galaxy A6 has a 5.6-inch HD+ screen and almost identical 16 Megapixel cameras for both the front and back.

It’s powered by a 1.8GHz octa core processor with up to 4GB of RAM, Android 8.0 Oreo operating system and 4G LTE connectivity. There’s also Face Recognition in addition to a fingerprint sensor for security.

There’s a 3000mAh battery and Dolby ATMOS audio for the phone’s earphones.


Samsung Galaxy A6+ Features

The Samsung Galaxy S6+ smartphone.

The Samsung Galaxy S6+ smartphone.

Meanwhile, the Samsung Galaxy A6+ has a bigger 6-inch display with FHD+ resolution. It also boasts a dual camera setup composed of a 16 Megapixel and 5 Megapixel cameras. Its front camera s even more impressive – a 24 Megapixel selfie snapper!

It runs on a 1.8GHz octa core processor with up to 4GB of RAM and the same software as the Samsung Galaxy A6.

It’s powered by a slightly bigger 3500mAh battery.


Price and Availability

There’s no official price for the two devices in the Philippines yet.

Nevertheless, the Samsung Galaxy A6 has an official price of EUR 309 in Europe while the Samsung Galaxy A6+ costs EUR 369. When converted to Philippine Pesos, these equate to around ₱19,000.00 and ₱23,000.00 respectively.

Samsung Galaxy A6 specs:

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  • 5.6-inch HD+ Super AMOLED Display (720 x 1480 Pixels), 294 ppi
  • Android 8.0 Oreo Operating System
  • Exynos 7870 Octa Chipset
  • 3 GB of RAM
  • 16 Megapixel Rear Camera with LED Flash
  • 16 Megapixel Front Camera with Soft LED Flash
  • Dual SIM (Nano-SIM)
  • 32GB Internal Storage
  • Expandable Up to 256 via microSD
  • 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, 2G EDGE & GPRS Networks
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • USB Type-C
  • 3.5mm Audio Jack
  • Fingerprint Sensor
  • 3000mAh Battery
  • 149.9 x 70.8 x 7.7 mm
  • 16,490.00 Official Price in the Philippines