There have been many leaks regarding the Galaxy A6 and A6+ in the recent weeks. The handsets were fully revealed on Samsung Indonesia’s website earlier this week even though the company had yet to officially announce them. It has done just that today. Samsung today announced the launch of the Galaxy A6 and the Galaxy A6+. Its new mid-range smartphones tout a sleek design and powerful cameras.
The 5.6 inch Galaxy A6 and 6 inch Galaxy A6+ have a flat Infinity Display with an 18:5:9 aspect ratio and a pixel resolution of 720×1480 and 1080×2220 respectively.
The design elements include a sleek metal unibody design with a smooth curve and comfortable grip which improves durability.
Powered by 1.6GHz and 1.8GHz quadcore chips respectively, the Galaxy A6 and Galaxy A6+ will be available with up to 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage depending on the market. There’s support for external expansion via microSD cards up to 256GB.
The Galaxy A6 has a 16-megapixel rear camera with f/1.7 aperture and a 16-megapixel front camera with f/1.9 aperture. The Galaxy A6+ kicks things up a notch with a dual camera system. it has a 16-megapixel f/1.7 + 5-megapixel f/1.9 camera at the back and a 24-megapixel f/1.9 shooter upfront.
The new handsets also get some features from Samsung’s premium handsets such as Face Recognition, Samsung Pay and Dolby Atmos optimized audio. They also have support for Bixby Vision, Bixby Home and Reminder.
Samsung is going to release the handsets early this month ins elect markets in Europe, Asia and Latin America. The Galaxy A6 and Galaxy A6+ will see a wider rollout in markets throughout South Korea, Africa and China down the road. Samsung’s regional arms will confirm pricing for the handsets soon.