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Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 51 reviews of Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018). The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Opinions about the performance and usability are on the whole positive. The price and screen are also mentioned favorably, but many are less positive about the durability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Shruti Dhapola (indianexpress.com)

Samsung Galaxy A6+ review: Infinity display and selfie camera stand out, but price is…

 

Samsung Galaxy A6+ review: This one comes with an Infinity Display, and a 24MP selfie camera. But how does it perform? Here's what we thought

2018-07

Expert review by : Andrew Williams (techradar.com)

Samsung Galaxy A6 review

 

Good looks, but how's the performance?

Smart aluminum casing ; Rich display colors ; Decent front-facing camera

Weak GPU ; Low screen res reveals OLED fizz ; Lack of Auto HDR spoils the camera

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.

2018-08

Expert review by (androidpit.com)

Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) review: the A series' ugly duckling

 

Samsung has decided to improve its mid-range offering by adding a new device in its A range: the A6 (2018). Its compatriots in the A series show that the mid-range has evolved and is able to satisfy the majority of users, but what does the Galaxy A6...

Dolby Atmos ; Good battery life ; Facial recognition

No water resistance ; No USB Type-C ; Slow to charge

The Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) is the ugly duckling of the A series, which would have been a swan in the J series. Technically speaking, it's more similar to the top of the J range and it lacks the things we would normally expect in the A range, like...

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Great phone

 

I'm very happy with this phone I love it, brought as a gift

2018-07

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Lovely phone

 

Recenntly bought this phone as I had my Galaxy J3 for sometime and wanted to update to a modern slimmer mobile. It has not disappointed. Very stylish and found it easy to set up and navigate. Have been using this for all my online needs rather than my...

2018-07

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Just like my s6

 

Glad I purchased item I'm very happy with it thanks

2018-07

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Very good value for the money

 

I bought this product a week ago easy to use.camera quality good screen also brilliant.

2018-07

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Great features

 

Bought this phone a a week ago everything seems fine still getting used to a lot of things good value for money lots of good features on the phone

2018-07

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:3000
Browsing time (3G):10
Browsing time (4G):12
Browsing time (Wi-Fi):13
Continuous audio playback time:70
Continuous video playback time:16
Removable battery:N
Talk time (3G):20
Wireless Charging:N

Call management

Auto-redialing:Y
Call blocking:Y
Call divert:Y
Call hold:Y
Call timer:Y
Call waiting:Y
Caller ID:Y
Conference call:Y
Speakerphone:Y
Speed dialing:Y
Vibrating Alert:Y
Voice commands:Y
Voice dialing:Y

Camera

Auto Focus:Y
Digital Zoom:4
Flash type:LED
Front camera aperture number:1.9
Front camera flash:Y
Front camera resolution (numeric):16
Front camera type:Single camera
Geotagging:Y
Maximum frame rate:30 / 60
Rear camera aperture number:1.7
Rear camera flash:Y
Rear Camera Resolution:4608 x 3456
Rear camera resolution (numeric):16
Rear camera type:Single camera
Resolution at capture speed:1920x1080@30fps / 1920x1080@30fps,1920x1080@60fps / 1920x1080@60fps
Video capture resolution (max):1920 x 1080
Video recording:Y
Video recording modes:1080p / 720p,1080p
Zoom capability:Y

Certificates

Body SAR (EU):1.386
Head SAR (EU):0.487

Design

Brand colour:Lavender
Colour of product:Black / Gold / Grey / Lavender / Purple
Fingerprint Reader:Y
Form factor:Bar

Display

Aspect Ratio:18.5:9
Display diagonal:14.2
Display number of colours:16 million colours
Display Resolution:1480 x 720 / 720 x 1480
Display Type:SAMOLED / SLCD
Fingerprint resistant:Y
Orientation sensor:Y
Rounded display corners:Y
Screen shape:Flat
Second display:N
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen:Y
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive

Ergonomics

Accelerometer:Y
Ambient light sensor:Y
Gyroscope:Y
Magnetic sensor:Y
Proximity sensor:Y

Messaging

Chat:Y
E-mail:Y
Instant messaging (IM):Y
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service):Y
Short Message Service (SMS):Y
Text prediction system:Y

Multimedia

Audio formats supported:3GA, AAC, AMR, AWB, FLAC, IMY, M4A, MID, MIDI, MP3, MXMF, OGA, OGG, OTA, RTTTL, RTX, WAV, WMA, XMF / 3GA, AAC, AMR, AWB, IMY, M4A, Mid, MIDI, MP3, MXMF, OGA, OGG, OTA, RTTTL, RTX, WAV, WMA, XMF / 3GA, AAC, AMR, FLAC, IMY, M4A, MID, MIDI, MP3, MXMF, OGA, OGG, OTA, RTTTL, RTX, WAV, WMA, XMF / AMR, AWB, FLAC, IMY, M4A, Mid, MIDI, MP3, MXMF, OGA, OGG, OTA, RTTTL, RTX, WAV, WMA, XMF
FM radio:Y
Image formats supported:BMP,GIF,JPEG,PNG,WBMP,WEBP
Supported video modes:1080p
Video formats supported:3G2,3GP,ASF,AVI,FLV,M4V,MKV,MP4,WEBM,WMV / 3G2,3GP,ASF,AVI,FLV,MKV,MP4,WEBM,WMV

Navigation

Assisted GPS (A-GPS):Y
BeiDou:Y
Galileo:Y
GLONASS:Y
GPS (satellite):Y
Position location:Y
Wi-Fi positioning:Y

Networking

2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G bands (secondary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE, GPRS, GSM / GPRS, GSM / GSM
3G:Y
3G bands supported:850,900,1900,2100 / 850,900,2100
3G standards:HSPA+,HSUPA,UMTS / UMTS,WCDMA / WCDMA
4G:Y
4G bands supported:800,850,900,1800,2100,2300,2600
4G standard:LTE / TD-LTE
Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth version:4.2
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y
SIM card capability:Dual SIM / Hybrid Dual SIM / Single SIM
SIM card type:NanoSIM
Tethering (modem-mode):Y
Wi-Fi:Y
Wi-Fi Direct:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Other features

Google applications:Gmail,Google Chrome,Google Drive,Google Maps,Google Play,YouTube / Google Maps,Google Play,YouTube

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:MICRO-USB / USB
Ejection pin:Y
Headset included:Y
Quick start guide:Y
Warranty card:Y

Performance

Flight mode:Y
Microphone mute:Y
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Recorder
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Shortcuts / Wallpaper
Push-to-Talk (PTT):Y
Support for contact groups:Y
Themes:Wallpapers
Video call:Y

Ports & interfaces

ANT+ enabled:Y
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL):N
USB connector type:MICRO-USB
USB port:Y
USB version:2.0

Processor

Processor Cores:8
Processor family:Samsung Exynos
Processor frequency:1.6
Processor Model:7870

Software

Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:8 / 8.0 / 8.0 Oreo / O
vCard:Y

Storage

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal storage capacity:32
Maximum memory card size:256
Memory card slot type:Dedicated slot
RAM capacity:3
USB mass storage:Y
User memory:22.1

Subscription

Subscription type:No subscription

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:7.7
Height :149.9
Weight:162
Width:70.8