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Samsung Launches Galaxy A6/A6+ (2018) In Philippines

Samsung’s new mid-rangers are here

We’ve already handled Samsung’s refreshed A6 mid-ranger a few days ago, and now the Korean Chaebol has officially announced the arrival of it and its bigger brother, the A6+ today. The two new phones share a lot of design DNA with the supposedly more affordable J-series smartphones, and feature Infinity Displays, Samsung’s take on the 18:9 design trend.

Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) Specs

  • 1.6Ghz Exynos 7870 octa-core processor
  • 3GB RAM
  • 5.6-inch HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity display
  • 32GB of expandable storage (Up to 256GB)
  • 16-megapixel f/1.7 rear camera with LED flash, PDAF
  • 16-megapixel f/1.9 front camera with LED flash
  • 3G, LTE
  • Dual SIM
  • WiFi, Bluetooth 5.0
  • GPS, A-GPS
  • Fingerprint sensor, Samsung Pay, NFC, Face recognition, Dolby Atmos
  • 3000mAh battery
  • Android 8.0 Oreo

Samsung Galaxy A6+ (2018) Specs

  • 1.8Ghz Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 octa-core processor
  • 4GB RAM
  • 6.0-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity display
  • 32GB of expandable storage (Up to 256GB)
  • 16-megapixel f/1.7 and 5-megapixel rear cameras with LED flash, PDAF, Live Focus
  • 24-megapixel f/1.9 front camera with LED flash
  • 3G, LTE
  • Dual SIM / Single SIM
  • WiFi, Bluetooth 5.0
  • GPS, A-GPS
  • Fingerprint sensor, Samsung Pay, NFC, Face recognition, Dolby Atmos
  • 3500mAh battery
  • Android 8.0 Oreo

Both phones sport aluminum bodies which is a refreshing change compared to the glass backed design trend that’s popular now. The A6+ (2018) is (understandably) a little bigger and has better specs, and obviously is more expensive.

The phones are priced at Php 16,490 for the A6 (2018) and the Php 22,990 for the A6+ (2018).

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John Nieves

John is a veteran technology and gadget journalist with more than 10 years of experience both in print and online. When not writing about technology, he frequently gets lost in the boonies playing soldier.

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