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Samsung Galaxy A6 2018

Specifications

Samsung Galaxy A6 2018
Samsung Galaxy A6 2018 (Galaxy Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
3072 MB 
Display
5.6 inch 18.5:9, 1480 x 720 pixel 294 PPI, capacitive, Super AMOLED, 16 million colors, glossy: yes
Storage
32 GB eMMC Flash, 32 GB 
, 22.8 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5-mm audio jack, Card Reader: MicroSD cards up to 256 GB, 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: motion sensor, fingerprint sensor, proximity sensor, Wi-Fi Direct, USB OTG, Smart Ready, ANT+
Networking
802.11a/b/g/n (a/b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.2, GSM (850, ​900, ​1800, ​1900 MHz), UMTS (850, ​900, ​1900, ​2100 MHz), LTE Cat.6 (Band 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 38, 40), Downloads up to 300 Mb/s, Uploads up to 50 Mb/s, head-SAR 0.467 W/kg, body-SAR 1.386 W/kg, Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.7 x 149.9 x 70.9 ( = 0.3 x 5.9 x 2.79 in)
Battery
3000 mAh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Android 8.0 Oreo
Camera
Primary Camera: 16 MPix f/1.7 aperture, 4608x3456 for photos, [email protected] FPS for video
Secondary Camera: 16 MPix f/1.9 aperture, 4608x3456 for photos, [email protected] FPS for video
Additional features
Speakers: one speaker on the left side near the top, Keyboard: virtual, modular charger, USB cable (USB Type-A to micro USB Type-B), headphones, SIM card removal tool, quick start guide, Samsung Experience 9.0, 24 Months Warranty, fanless
Weight
162 g ( = 5.71 oz / 0.36 pounds), Power Supply: 30 g ( = 1.06 oz / 0.07 pounds)
Price
309 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 70.91% - average
Average of 27 scores (from 42 reviews)
price: 70%, performance: 57%, features: 64%, display: 79% mobility: 83%, workmanship: 78%, ergonomy: 79%, emissions: 98%

Reviews for the Samsung Galaxy A6 2018

82.7% Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
Night and Day. With the Galaxy A6 (2018), Samsung brings a chic-looking, mid-range smartphone to the market, which scores major points with its 5.6-inch Super AMOLED display and two 16 MP cameras. In our review, the Android smartphone proves to be very capable, but it has a few weaknesses.
Galaxy A6 phone has megapixels galore and sells for $360 on Sept. 14
Source: CNet English
The A6 Plus gets a slightly more powerful processor, too, with an octa-core 1.8GHz CPU over the A6's octa-core 1.6GHz. It wasn't clarified whether both will use a Qualcomm Snapdragon chip or one of Samsung's own Exynos processors. Both models will have versions with either 3GB or 4GB of RAM.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/07/2018
60% Samsung Galaxy A6
Source: Trusted Reviews English
Where the pricier Samsung Galaxy A8 feels much like a cheaper S9, the Galaxy A6 is quite different, with its metal, rather than glass, rear. Out of fashion it may be, but aluminium still feels good. It’s a solid phone for the basics, but rival devices offer more for your money.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/03/2018
Rating: Total score: 60%
60% Samsung Galaxy A6 review
Source: Techradar English
The Samsung Galaxy A6 is a smart-looking phone with one too many dated elements, given the price. From its weak GPU to its low-resolution screen, there are better rivals.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/02/2018
Rating: Total score: 60%
80% Samsung Galaxy A6 review
Source: PC Advisor English
The Galaxy A6 is a very attractive mid-range phone offering a similar package to the A8 but at a much lower price point.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/25/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
60% Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) Review
Source: Phone Arena English
Summing it all up, the Galaxy A6 (2018) is a compact and elegant phone, with compact being the key word. It is indeed a device that slips easily in a pocket and is very comfortable to handle, and it runs fairly smoothly in the daily grind. The Samsung Experience is a solid and reliable UI that you can count on, even if it lacks exciting new features. And selfies you take with it look very nice.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/04/2018
Rating: Total score: 60%
58% Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) review
Source: GSM Arena English
We kicked things off with the Galaxy A6 (2018) expecting it to suffer in the bang-for-buck metric. A full review later, it appears we were right on the money (pun intended).
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/16/2018
Rating: Total score: 58%
Samsung's Galaxy A6 phones give you lots of megapixels
Source: CNet English
The midrange A6 Plus gives you a 16MP and 5MP camera combo on the rear, and a 24MP shooter on the front.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 05/01/2018

Foreign Reviews

73% Samsung Galaxy A6
Source: Chinahandys.net German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/02/2018
Rating: Total score: 73% performance: 40% display: 70% mobility: 80% workmanship: 90%
Samsung Galaxy A6
Source: A1 Blog German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/03/2018
78% Gut genug?
Source: Connect - 8/18 German
Single Review, , Long, Date: 08/01/2018
Rating: Total score: 78% features: 69% mobility: 88% ergonomy: 80%
60% Mittelklasse können andere besser
Source: Android Pit German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/22/2018
Rating: Total score: 60%
mit Oled-Display und Micro-USB
Source: Tech Stage German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/14/2018
78% Solide Leistung unter 300 Euro
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/06/2018
Rating: Total score: 78% performance: 79% features: 69% display: 89% mobility: 86%
70% Samsung Galaxy A6 2018 Die Messlatte wird versetzt
Source: Inside Handy German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/03/2018
Rating: Total score: 70%
Samsung Galaxy A6
Source: A1 Blog German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/25/2018
Die Metall-Mittelklasse
Source: Curved German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/15/2018
▷Samsung Galaxy A6, [Pros & Contras] Ventajas y Desventajas
Source: Mi Mundo Gadget Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Nice display; high performance; decent hardware. Negative: Poor main camera; inflexible stylus pen; unsupported waterproof.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/23/2018
60% Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018): quanto vale davvero questo midrange?
Source: AndroidPit.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/10/2018
Rating: Total score: 60%
72% Recensione SAMSUNG GALAXY A6
Source: Andrea Galeazzi Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/06/2018
Rating: Total score: 72% price: 69% display: 70% mobility: 90% workmanship: 70%
77% Recensione Samsung Galaxy A6
Source: AndroidWorld.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/04/2018
Rating: Total score: 77% price: 70% features: 75% display: 75% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80% ergonomy: 80%
80% Samsung Galaxy A6 2018 review: typische Samsung voor weinig
Source: All About Phones Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/26/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
60% Samsung Galaxy A6 - Middenklasser gaat de mist in
Source: Computer Totaal Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/03/2018
Rating: Total score: 60%
Review Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018): nee, dank je
Source: AndroidWorld.nl Dutch NL→EN
Positive: Support both dual SIM and microSD card slot; long battery life. Negative: Poor display; average performance; many bloatwares.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/05/2018
78% Test du Samsung Galaxy A6 : peut-il devenir la nouvelle référence des smartphones milieu de gamme ?
Source: 01Net French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/06/2018
Rating: Total score: 78% performance: 60% mobility: 90%
70% Test Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) : Des Caractéristiques D'Entrée De Gamme Au Prix Fort
Source: Frandroid French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/15/2018
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 60% display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 70%
68% Galaxy A6 (2018) : test & avis du smartphone milieu de gamme Samsung
Source: Tablette-tactile.net French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/11/2018
Rating: Total score: 68%
76% Test du Samsung Galaxy A6 : un Galaxy J s’est glissé chez les Galaxy A !
Source: Les Mobiles French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/08/2018
Rating: Total score: 76%
60% Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) : ce que vaut vraiment ce milieu de gamme !
Source: AndroidPit.fr French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/03/2018
Rating: Total score: 60%
Test du Samsung Galaxy A6 : un « J » qui se prend pour un « A »
Source: Top for Phone French FR→EN
Positive: Good price; great built quality; excellent display; nice performance; long battery life. Negative: No USB-C; no LED notification.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/22/2018
77% Recenzja Samsung Galaxy A6. W skrócie: poprawny smartfon
Source: Tabletowo Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/05/2018
Rating: Total score: 77% performance: 70% display: 95% mobility: 65% workmanship: 70%
78% Zgubne oszczędności? Test Samsunga Galaxy A6
Source: Komputerswiat Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/14/2018
Rating: Total score: 78%
69% [Recenzja] Samsung Galaxy A6 – smartfon, któremu mogą zazdrościć flagowce
Source: Android.com.pl Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/11/2018
Rating: Total score: 69% performance: 60% display: 70% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
Recenzja Samsung Galaxy A6 2018 – Średniak, z którego bardzo przyjemnie się korzysta.
Source: Antyweb Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Nice design; solid workmanship. Negative: Relatively high price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/20/2018
90% Samsung Galaxy A6 inceleme
Source: Tekno Seyir TR→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/22/2018
Rating: Total score: 90%
65% Как бы мы жили без китайских смартфонов. Обзор Samsung Galaxy A6
Source: Ferra.ru RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/25/2018
Rating: Total score: 65%
Обзор Samsung Galaxy A6 2018: непростой бюджетник с AMOLED-дисплеем
Source: DGL.ru RU→EN
Positive: Nice display; good cameras. Negative: Mediocre speakers; high price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/21/2018
75% Đánh giá Galaxy A6: Thiết kế đẹp, camera chụp tốt, thời lượng pin ổn,...
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/19/2018
Rating: Total score: 75%
Galaxy A6/A6+: Smartphone tầm trung sở hữu nhiều tính năng cao cấp
Source: Zing VN→EN
Positive: Nice dual cameras; good price; decent performance; good display.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 05/30/2018
Trên tay và đánh giá nhanh Galaxy A6 2018: Nhỏ gọn, màu xanh rất đẹp
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Compact size; good price; decent hardware.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/09/2018
Galaxy A6, A6+ ra mắt với màn hình AMOLED, camera kép
Source: Zing VN→EN
Positive: Excellent display; nice dual cameras; good price; excellent display.
Comparison, online available, Very Short, Date: 05/02/2018
Trên tay nhanh Galaxy A6: Rất đáng mua trong phân khúc tầm trung
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Good price; beautiful design; nice performance; excellent cameras.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/29/2018
Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) review: preț bun, mai e de lucru
Source: Computerblog.ro →EN
Positive: Affordable price; elegant design; decent hardware. Negative: Average performance; poor cameras; low autonomy.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/01/2018

Comment

ARM Mali-T830 MP2: Integrated graphics card for smartphones and tablets with two clusters (MP2) supporting OpenGL ES 3.2. Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
7870 Octa: Exynos 7 Soc with eight Cortex-A53 cores clocked at up to 1.6 GHz and manufactured in a 14-nm process. Includes the GPU ARM Mali T830-MP2 as well as a dual-channel memory controller (LPDDR3-1866).» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
5.6":

This display is quite big for a smartphone but frequently used for smartphones.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.  

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.162 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


Samsung: The Samsung Group is composed of numerous international businesses, all united under the Samsung brand in South Korea. The meaning of the Korean word Samsung is "tristar" or "three stars". The Samsung brand is one of the most important brands of South Korea. Samsung is an international notebook manufacturer of medium size according market shares and reviews.

In 2015 and 2016, Samsung had a market share of around 24-25% in the global smartphone market and was undisputed market leader. In the laptop sector, Samsung is on the 8th place in the global manufacturer rankings from 2014-2016 with 1.7-2.7%.

In 2016 Samsung slipped into a crisis due to exploding smartphone batteries and a failed recall action.


70.91%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum, 2018-05-25 (Update: 2018-05-25)