Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) Review

Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) review

Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) review tells about 5.6 inches’ touchscreen display on the device and lots more. This device runs on an operating system of Android 8.0 (Oreo). Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) price is $240. The device comes with 16 MP rear camera. The front side also has 16 MP selfie camera. It comes with variant RAMs of 3 GB and 4 GB. A non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery powers the device.

Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) review
Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) Review


The galaxy A6 (2018) has two versions of internal memory which includes 32 GB and 64 GB internal memories; these versions of internal storage can be supported with a microSD card of up to 256 GB.

The phone comes with two models of RAM which are 3 GB RAM and 4 GB RAM. The Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) also has a glass covering it front and rear section with an aluminum frame placed on its edges. The device has different color versions which includes Black, Gold, Blue and Lavender color version.

The rear camera is a nice 16-megapixel rear camera. The camera comes with LED flash, HDR and panorama. You can capture videos of about 1080p resolution with the rear camera of the galaxy A6 (2018). While the 16 MP selfie camera comes with a LED flash.

Operating systemAndroid 8.0 (Oreo)
Display5.6 inches
Dimension149.9 x 70.8 x 7.7 mm
Screen Resolution 720 x 1480 pixels


SIMSingle SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
CPUOcta-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53
Rear Camera16 MP
Internal Memory32 GB and 64 GB
RAM3 GB and 4 GB
Battery Capacity3000 mAh battery


There is an AMOLED screen of 5.6 inches at its front that has a resolution of 720 pixels by 1480 pixels. The operating system is Android 8.0. The device comes with single SIM and dual SIM models. The Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) price is fit for the specs of the device.

The fingerprint sensor is there along with the accelerometer for optimum sensory usage of the device of the phone. There is an earphone jack and a single speaker.

The Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) has dense dimensions, compact build and superb selfie camera with a very good battery life. But the screen seems to be a gritty display that is subpar (in AMOLED terms) sunlight legibility. The chips seem to be Underpowered chipsets. The battery is good but has No fast charging technology. The Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) price is favorable to the folks with adequate fund.


Unwrapping the white cartoon of the device will reveal many white accessories like a black two-pinned charger adapter, white headphones, a white USB chord. Always make sure that the cartoon is properly sealed so as to get the full content in box. If not, you might be getting half or fewer contents when you unbox a supposed new device. The Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) price is not much because you will get some informative manual books in the box.


The Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) has a bodily dimension of 149.9 millimeters long. It is 70.8 millimeters wide and 7.7 millimeters thick. The galaxy A6 (2018) weighs 159 grams. The front side of the phone is made with a glass that also covers the super AMOLED screen of the device. The rear part of the phone is also made with aluminum. So the Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) Price should not make you fright. The frame of the device is an aluminum frames just like galaxy S8 and galaxy S8 Plus.

At the front side of the galaxy A6 (2018), you will see a 5.6 inches’ super AMOLED display which is 0.5 inches longer than the 5.1 inches’ display screen on galaxy S8 but 0.6 inches shorter than the 6.2 inches’ screen on galaxy S8 Plus. The 5.6 inches’ display screen on galaxy A6 (2018) comes with a screen-to-body ratio of 18.5:9. The display almost covered every part of the front view including the part were the home key was supposed to be. But it didn’t cover the region meant for the earpiece and selfie camera with its sensors.

The device comes with an audio jack and also comes with a wired paired headphone. The device failed to be a waterproof and dustproof, therefore making it venerable to dust and water hazards.

With the earpiece at the top front-side of the phone, the front side also comes with 16 MP camera. There is no button on the front side of the device. The left side of the phone has two volume keys while the right side has power button. The slot for a Nano SIM and a micro SD card is at the left side of the phone. You will see a second SIM slot on the left side of the phone for dual SIM versions.

At the bottom of the phone, there is an earphone jack at the bottom-right of the device with the MIC placed beside it. The USB connecter is at the middle of the bottom part of the device. The 16 MP camera has its flash and sensor placed at its left side while the fingerprint scanner of the device is placed beneath the 16 MP camera at the rear.

This device has variant colors like Black, Gold, Blue and Lavender color. With this great physical designs from Samsung, you should know that the Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) price is a token for the great masterpiece.

Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) Display

The device has a 5.6 inches’ display which is 0.6 inches shorter than the 6.2 inches’ display on the galaxy S8 Plus. The display comes with a 1480 pixels by 720 pixels’ resolution that has a pixel density of 249ppi.   The display type is a super AMOLED screen that has 3D touch for the home button enabled on it.

The device has a maximum brightness of 336 nits which comes with an always-on display technology. But when the screen brightness is set to auto, the display will give out 480 nits of brightness. The Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) screen complies not with HDR10.


Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) review

Performance and Memory

The Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) is powered by an operating system of Android 8.0 (Oreo), which is not upgradable to Android version 9 for now. The galaxy A6 (2018) comes with Exynos chip. The Exynos chip is Exynos 7870 Octa which is a chips built on 14nm manufacturing process. The chips also have eight cores as the cortex cores running at 1.6 GHz. The Snapdragon chip has a Mali-T830 MP1 (Graphics Processing Unit).

This device comes with a two RAM versions including 3 GB and 4 GB RAMs. The device has two versions of internal memory including 32 GB and 64 GB internal memories. The 32 GB internal memory is powered by the 3 GB RAM while the 64 GB internal memory is meant for the 4 GB RAM.

This memory expansion is only available on Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) dual SIM model only and the SD card is placed on a dedicated slot. But the internal memory can be expanded up to 256 GB using a microSD card.

Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) Camera

The device comes with just a single back camera of 16 megapixels. The galaxy A6 (2018) has f/1.7 aperture, 26mm equivalent lens, phase detection Autofocus and a single LED flash. There is no “Multi-Frame Image Processing”, which will capture several shoots and blend them together, in order to pick up as much detail to make an image that is very clear.  This Multi-Frame Processing is dominant in the Galaxy S series.

HDR on the camera can be put off, but has not automatic activation. The automatic mode would have been better because it comes in the best scenarios that in which they are needed. The galaxy A6 (2018) also captures paranomic photos with high contrast. The panorama also works in video shooting.

The Galaxy A6 (2018) has a standout amongst the most fundamental capabilities for video recording at any point experienced, and it’s again likely a chipset impediment. Resolution is topped at 1080p, there’s no 1080p/60fps mode, and there’s no electronic stabilization.

Having said that, its 1080p shot is extremely decent, gave, obviously, you have an approach to solidly bolster the phone. Detail is plentiful, there’s no noise whatsoever, and color rendition is on point. The video bit rate is 17Mbps, particularly the standard number, while audio is recorded in stereo with a 256Kbps bit rate.

The front camera is 16 MP camera on Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018). The selfie camera comes with an aperture size of f/1.9. The front camera comes LED flash.

Connectivity and Sensors

The Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) has a Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct and a hotspot. A 4.2 version of Bluetooth is on the device, as it comes with an A-GPS and also an NFC. It has FM radio. The USB port is version 2.0.

The device comes with no iris scanner, but has a fingerprint sensor mounted at the rear of the phone. It also has an accelerometer, a gyro, a proximity, a compass and a barometer.

Talking about the network technology, we have 2G bands (GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900); 3G bands (HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100) and LTE for 4G bands. Connectivity features like these will atone for the Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) price.

The connectivity speed for HSPA is 42.2 Mbps download and 5.76 Mbps upload, LTE-A (3CA) Cat18 is 1200 Mbps download and 200 Mbps upload.


Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) Software and Applications

It is pre-installed with messaging features like SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM. The browser is HTML5. Samsung preinstalled cool software like ANT+ support,  MP4/DivX/XviD/H.265 player, MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player, Photo/video editor and a Document editor.

The game Launcher on the device groups games in one place, so they can be reached with ease instead of being scattered all over the screen or device. The game launcher also gives you an uninterrupted gaming experience. The Game tools on the device can block notifications while you play a game; it can also put off the ability of the screen or its edges to touch.

You will get a gallery for viewing pictures and videos and also the presence of an FM radio. There are many more major and minor Apps and software on the device which makes the Samsung galaxy A6 (2018) price higher.

There is a Google Play Music App for playing music. And it is the default music player for Galaxy S9 Plus. The Google Play Music on Galaxy A6 (2018) comes with new features like setting the sound with a simple dial adjustment or a proper 9-band equalizer.

Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) Price and Battery

A non-removable Li-Ion battery of 3000 mAh powers the device. Its talk time is up to 20 hours on 3G mode. Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) price is about $240.



The Galaxy A6 (2018) review has hinted us that the device has a well-polished aluminum frame and a glass at its front, the device can be seen in variant colors like Black, Gold, Blue and Lavender colors.

The Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) price that seems expensive will buy you a device of 5.6 inches’ Super AMOLED Infinity display with a resolution of 720 x 1480 pixels, a screen to body of 18.5:9, a pixel density of 294pp.

The rear side of the awesome device sees a 16 MP that has an aperture of f/1.7. The camera also has multi-frame noise reduction and a dual pixel phase detection autofocus. The camera of the device has video record resolution of 1080p/240fps. 16 MP is the camera on its front, it has an aperture of f/1.9 aperture, with a LED flash.

The operating system that powers the device is Android 8.0 Oreo which seem not to be upgradable to higher android version for now. There is an Exynos 7870 chipset having a processor of octa-core CPU with a speed of 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 that comes with a Mali- T830 MP1 GPU.

The internal memory of the device comes in two different versions including 32 GB and 64 GB. The 3 GB RAM is for the 32 GB ROM while the 4 GB RAM is for the 64 GB ROM. And you should also know that all these internal memories can be expanded up to 256 GB using a microSD card.

3,000mAh battery is provided to keep you on when necessary. The Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) price which is around $250 seems to be small for all the packages at the end. Some sensors like Fingerprint reader is placed at the rear side of the phone just below the 16 MP camera.

Summing everything up, the Galaxy A6 (2018) is a minimal and exquisite phone, with conservative being the catchphrase. It is in reality a device that slips effortlessly in a pocket and is entirely agreeable to handle, and it runs decently easily in the everyday routine. The Samsung Experience is a strong and dependable UI that you can rely on, regardless of whether it needs energizing new features. Also, selfies you take with it look extremely decent.

Shockingly, the Galaxy A6 is likewise a phone of trade off: the low resolution of the screen implies that you see observable pixelization. Include different other little weaknesses like the utilization of the date microUSB port, absence of quick charging etc, and it feels like the 310 euro that Samsung is approaching is a bit excessively for this phone.


Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) Specifications



Dimensions149.9 x 70.8 x 7.7 mm
ColorsBlack, Gold, Blue, Lavender
Weight163 g
MaterialFront glass, aluminum body


Screen TypeSuper AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Screen Size5.6  inches
Screen Resolution720 x 1480 pixels
Screen To Body Ratio75.0%
Pixel Density294 ppi
Screen Protection


Operating SystemAndroid 8.0 (Oreo)
ChipsetExynos 7870 Octa (14 nm)
CPUOcta-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali-T830 MP1


Internal Storage32/64 GB
Card SlotmicroSD, up to 256 GB


Rear Camera16 MP
Rear Camera FeaturesLED flash, HDR, panorama, PDAF
Video Resolution1080p@60fps.
Front Camera16 MP
Front Camera FeaturesLED flash


SIMSingle SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Bluetooth4.2, A2DP, LE
RadioFM radio
USBmicroUSB 2.0
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi direct


Sensorsfingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Earphone JackYes
MessagingSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
ApplicationsSamsung Pay, ANT+ support, MP4/WMV/H.265 player, MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC player, Photo/video editor, Document viewer


 BatteryNon-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh Battery




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