Samsung Galaxy A6

Announced:
May 02, 2018
Market status:
Released
Release date:
May 22, 2018

PhoneArena Rating:

6.0
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Samsung Galaxy A6

Announced: May 02, 2018
Market status: Released
Release date: May 22, 2018

PhoneArena Rating:

6.0
Read Full Review
  • Display 5.6" 720 x 1480 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 16 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 7 Octa, Octa-core, 1600 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh
  • Fingerprint
  • Lightweight
  • Thin
  • LTE
  • Waterproof
  • NFC
  • Dual SIM

Display

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Display size:

5.6 inches

Resolution:

720 x 1480 pixels

Pixel density:

294 ppi

Technology:

Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio:

74.94 %

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

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Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

16 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Flash:

LED

Video recording:

1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

16 megapixels

Features:

Flash

Design

Dimensions:

5.90 x 2.79 x 0.30 inches (149.9 x 70.8 x 7.7 mm)

Weight:

5.71 oz (162 g)
the average is 6 oz (170 g)

Materials:

Back: Metal

Biometrics:

2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Colors:

Black, Gold, Purple, Blue

Hardware & Performance

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System chip:

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7884

Processor:

Octa-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU:

Mali-T830 MP1

RAM:

3 GB

Internal storage:

32 GB

Maximum User Storage:

22.1 GB

Storage expansion:

up to 400 GB

OS:

Android (8.0 Oreo), Samsung Experience UI

Battery

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Capacity:

3000 mAh

Talk time:

19.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1274 min)

Stand-by time:

18.0 days (432 hours)
the average is 20 days (483 h)

Music playback:

64.00 hours

Video playback:

18.00 hours

Cellular

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

UMTS:

850, 1900, 2100 MHz

LTE (FDD):

Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 14

Data:

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type:

Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

microUSB

Features:

Mass storage device

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Other:

NFC, ANT+, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Hearing aid compatibility:

M3, T3

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Multimedia

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Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM, Recording option

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Aug 01, 2018

FCC ID value:

A3LSMA600A link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.36 W/kg

Body:

1.40 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.57 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.40 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box:

Charger, microUSB cable, Headset and Documentation

MSRP price:

$ 360

This device is also known as Samsung SM-A600A

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ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Samsung Galaxy A6

with 64 GB storage

Differences from the main variant:

RAM:

4 GB

Internal storage:

64 GB

Samsung Galaxy A6

SM-A600F International version

Differences from the main variant:

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38, 40

Bluetooth:

4.2

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Available

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Low pixel density screen (294 ppi)

Description

The Samsung Galaxy A6 features gorgeous AMOLED screen - a rarity in cheap phone that usually have LCD displays - with very small bezels, runs on the latest Android 8.0 Oreo and comes with a focus on camera quality.

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