Samsung, one of the big players in the smartphone market globally released the Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus which can also be called Samsung Galaxy A6+. This phone comes with lots of new features like a dual-camera setup. Join me as we unravel the specs and features of this phone. In this article, I will be doing a review about the Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus telling you if it is worth buying in 2020.
Samsung Galaxy A6+ Key Specs
• 6.0 inches Super AMOLED display
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SoC
• 3GB or 4GB of RAM
• 32GB or 64GB built-in storage
• 16MP+5MP dual rear camera
• 24MP front-facing camera
• Rear-mounted fingerprint sensor
• 3,500 mAh battery
• 4G LTE network support
Design and Body
Talking about the design, the Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus has very similar looks as the non plus variant the Samsung Galaxy A6, just that the plus variant has a larger screen. I guess the “plus” is a signifies it having a bigger screen. The rear of this phone is very similar to the Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus considering the way the camera and fingerprint were placed. The phone comes in a full aluminium body which is very durable.
The display is very good, as you know Samsung screen has always been great thanks to the Super AMOLED panel they use. The Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus sports a 6.0 inches Super AMOLED display with a FHD+ resolution of 1080×2220 pixels and an amazing 411 pixels per inch density. The phone has minimal bezels thanks to the 18.5:9 aspect ratio. The phone the always on display feature which displays important information such as date & time.
Processor and Memory
The Samsung Galaxy A6+ is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 processor which has a maximum clock speed of 1.8 GHz coupled with Adreno 506 GPU for graphics-related activities.
The phone comes with either 3GB or 4GB of RAM and either 32GB or 64GB built-in storage with a dedicated micro SD card slot for expanding the storage. The configurations are 3GB RAM 32GB ROM, 32GB 4GB RAM and 64GB 4GB RAM.
Coming to the camera department, there’s a decent dual rear camera setup which features a 16MP main camera coupled with a 5MP depth camera which helps with bokeh effects. The rear camera can record 1080p videos at 30 fps.
At the front, there is a decent 24MP camera which takes great selfies coupled with a LED flash which helps in low light situations.
Network and Connectivity
The Samsung Galaxy A6+ has support for 4G LTE network which gives you access to fast blazing internet speeds of up to 300 Mbps when downloading and surfing the web. The phone has support for the following 4G bands: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66.
The phone comes with Bluetooth 4.2, WiFi Direct, WiFi, GPS, NFC, FM Radio and WiFi hotspot.
Battery and Charging
The Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus comes with a 3,500 mAh non-removable Li-Ion battery. The phone promises up to 21 hours talk time and up to 60 hours of music playtime. The phone is missing official info whether it supports fast charging but it will not charge slow.
Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus runs on Android 8.0 Oreo with Samsung Experience UI and is upgradeable to Android 9 Pie with One UI.
Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus Review in 2020
The Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus is still a pretty good buy in 2020 just that the processor may not be powerful enough to perform well in 2020. However, the other specs are still good excluding the micro USB port which is getting obsolete with USB type C taking over. The phone is still pretty good if the ish I mentioned is not a big problem for you.