Samsung’s Galaxy A series has been fairly successful in 2019. The South-Korean tech giant gave good competition to Chinese smartphone manufacturers like Xiaomi, Vivo, Oppo in the mid-range smartphone market. Well, Samsung just launched the latest addition to the Galaxy A series i.e. the Samsung Galaxy A80 in India.
This smartphone is a bit pricy as compared to the Samsung Galaxy A70 and the Samsung Galaxy A50. That said, it offers many interesting features that justify its pricing. So here’s everything you need to know about Samsung Galaxy A80.
Samsung Galaxy A80: Specifications And Features
Samsung Galaxy A80 is the top-end smartphone of Samsung’s Galaxy A series. One of the major highlights of this smartphone is it’s 6.7-inch Full HD+ Infinity Super AMOLED display. Unlike Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S10 the Galaxy A80 doesn’t sport a hole-punch display. Instead of hole-punch, the Galaxy A80 relies on a motorized pop-up camera module which makes the rear triple-camera setup to pop-up and become the front-facing camera.
This pop-up camera module helps the Galaxy A80 to achieve a 20:9 aspect ratio. Additionally, the selfies from this smartphone are also much better than many other smartphones in this price range. The Galaxy A80 is powered by the new Snapdragon 730G processor. Consequently, this smartphone will work flawlessly even under heavy load.
Samsung Galaxy A80 Specifications
- 6.7-inch Full HD+ New Infinity Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels
- Octa-Core (2.2GHz Dual + 1.8GHz Hexa) Snapdragon 730G processor
- Adreno 618 GPU
- 8GB RAM
- 128GB Storage
- Android 9.0 (Pie) with Samsung One UI
- Dual SIM
- 48MP front / rear cameras with LED flash with f/2.0 aperture, 8MP 123° ultra-wide-angle camera with f/2.2 aperture, 3D Depth camera
- In-display Fingerprint sensor
- Dolby Atmos
- Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C
- 3700mAh battery with 25W super-fast charging
Similar to some other Galaxy A series smartphones, the Galaxy A80 also features an in-display fingerprint sensor. This smartphone comes with 8GB of RAM which helps the Snapdragon 730G processor to work at its full potential.
The next major highlight of this smartphone is its triple camera setup. Galaxy A80 features a 48MP primary sensor coupled with an 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera. Lastly, there’s a TOF 3D camera which enhances the AI aspects of this smartphone.
As for downsides, the Galaxy A80 lacks a 3.5mm headphone jack. The lack of headphone jack might sound normal for other brands but Samsung does include 3.5mm headphone jack even on its flagship smartphones. Overall, Samsung Galaxy A80 is a perfect smartphone and you can buy it if media consumption and smartphone photography are your primary requirements.
Pricing And Launch Offers
The Samsung Galaxy A80 will be available in Angel Gold, Ghost White and Phantom Black colour variants. This smartphone will be priced at Rs.47,990 and you can pre-book this smartphone from July 22 to July 31. The Samsung Galaxy A80 can be bought from across all retail stores, e-Shop, Samsung Opera House and all major leading online channels starting August 1st.
Samsung will offer one-time screen replacement to people who pre-book the Galaxy A80. In addition to that, the consumers who purchase this smartphone are eligible for a 5% cashback on Citibank credit cards.
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