Samsung Galaxy A6 Advantages, Disadvantages, Review – Expensive!!

Samsung Galaxy A6 mid-range smartphone launched into the market. So, check out Samsung Galaxy A6 advantages (Pros), disadvantages (Cons), problems and drawbacks/defects before purchasing. Samsung Galaxy A6 price in India is around Rs.21,999 and $299 in the USA. Currently, it is available on online shopping sites like Flipkart, Amazon to buy.

Samsung Galaxy A6

Best Price: Rs.21,999(India), $299(USA)

Samsung Galaxy A6 Key Features:

  • Android OS, v8.0(Oreo).
  • 5.6 inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M Colors.
  • 16 MP rear camera, 16 MP secondary camera.
  • Octa-Core processor and Exynos 7870 Octa chipset.
  • 3/4 GB RAM and 32/64 GB Internal Memory
  • 3000 mAh Battery

Samsung Galaxy A6 Advantages (Pros):

  • Samsung Galaxy A6 comes with latest Android OS, v8.0(Oreo).
  • Presents 5.6-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with Always-on display and Multitouch in it.
  • It has a good screen-to-body ratio for the better viewing experience.
  • Samsung Galaxy A6 display has good pixel density for its HD+ resolution (~294 PPI pixel density)
  • It supports Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by).
  • It provides 3/4 GB RAM for multitasking.
  • It encompasses with Octa-core processor.
  • Samsung Galaxy A6 has equipped with Exynos 7870 Octa Chipset.
  • Brings an internal memory of 32/64 GB and expandable memory is supported up to 256 GB (uses dedicated slot).
  • It offers 16 MP rear camera with additional features like (f/1.7), phase detection autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
  • It offers 16 MP front-facing camera with additional features like (f/1.9), LED flash.
  • Supports full HD video recording at 1080p@30fps.
  • It has the battery capacity of 3000 mAh which is good for heavy usage.
  • Performance is smooth with no lags.
  • Supports almost all connectives like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB, 3G, 4G, NFC.
  • Supports sensors like Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass.
  • Design and build quality are great.
  • It offers great and loudspeakers with Dolby Atmos sound support (headphones only).
  • Supports FM radio.
  • It is available in Black, Gold, Blue, Lavender colors to choose.
  • Samsung Galaxy A6 supports additional features like Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, ANT+ support, Samsung Pay.

Samsung Galaxy A6 Disadvantages (Cons):

  • Costly for its features.
  • No dual camera set up.
  • No display protection like gorilla glass.
  • Battery capacity is average. So it won’t last for a full working day.
  • No stereo speakers for the better multimedia experience.
  • No full HD display.
  • No fast charging support.

Check out Samsung Galaxy A6 Specifications:

General Features
Brand Samsung
Model Name Galaxy A6
SIM Type Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Operating System Android 8.0
Chipset Exynos 7870 Octa
Processor Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Mali-T830 MP1
Colors Black, Gold, Blue, Lavender
Accessories in Box
Display & Dimensions
Touch Screen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.6 inches, 79.6 cm2 (~75.0% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1480 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~294 ppi density)
Dimensions 149.9 x 70.8 x 7.7 mm (5.90 x 2.79 x 0.30 in)
Other Display Features Multi-Touch, Always-on display
Camera Features
Primary Camera 16 MP
Secondary Camera 16 MP (f/1.9), LED flash
Video Recording 1080p@30fps
Other Camera Features (f/1.7), phase detection autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
RAM and Storage
RAM 3/4 GB
Internal Memory 32/64 GB
Expandable Memory microSD, up to 256 GB (uses dedicated slot)
Battery Capacity
Type Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
Talk Time
Internet & Connectivity
3G Yes
4G Yes
Wifi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB Connectivity microUSB 2.0
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
3.5mm jack Yes
Other Features
FM Yes
Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Additional Features & Apps Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, ANT+ support and Samsung Pay and Always-on display.

Disclaimer: We can not guarantee that the information on this page is 100% correct. Source
Check out Oppo F7 features which is a competitor to Galaxy A6

7.5 Total Score

Samsung Galaxy A6 smartphone comes with moderate features & performance for its price. This smartphone looks expensive for its features if you compare it with other smartphones in this range. We suggest going with Nokia 7 Plus or Oppo F7 which offers better value.

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