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Samsung unveils the Galaxy A6 and A6+ with Infinity Display and Android 8.0 Oreo

By Cookie Monster - on 5 May 2018, 7:50am

Samsung unveils the Galaxy A6 and A6+ with Infinity Display and Android 8.0 Oreo

Image source: Samsung

Samsung today announced new members to the Galaxy A series, the A6 and A6+. 

Similar to the Galaxy A8 (2018), the Galaxy A6 models come with the signature Infinity Displays. The Galaxy A6 sports a 5.6-inch HD+ (1,480 x 720 pixels) Super AMOLED display and the A6+ has a 6.0-inch FHD+ (2,220 x 1,080 pixels) Super AMOLED display.

Another key focus of the Galaxy A6 series models is the front and rear-facing cameras. The Galaxy A6 is equipped with a rear 16MP autofocus camera with f/1.7 aperture and a front-facing 16MP fixed focus camera with f/1.9 aperture. The Galaxy A6+ packs a dual-camera module (16MP f/1.7 + 5MP fixed focus f/1.9) on the rear, and a front-facing 24MP fixed focus camera with f/1.9 aperture. 

Running under the hood for the Galaxy A6 and A6+ are an octa-core 1.6GHz and an octa-coe 1.8GHz processor respectively. The Galaxy A6 comes with a 3,000mAh battery while the Galaxy A6+ has a 3,500mAh battery. 

Both Galaxy A6 series models come in 3GB/4GB RAM and 32GB/64GB internal storage options with microSD support up to 256GB. Other similar specs include Android 8.0 Oreo, LTE CAT 6 support, Bluetooth 4.2 LE, rear fingerprint sensor, Dolby Atmos optimzed audio support on headphones, Bixby Vision/Home/Reminder, Samsung Pay. 

The Galaxy A6 series will be available early this month in select European, Asian and Latin American markets. They will be rolled out gradually to other markets including South Korea, Africa and China. Local pricing and availability are not available at time of publication.

Source: Samsung