Samsung announces release date, prices, and specs of Galaxy A6 duo

Posted on May 23 2018 - 10:44am by Melba Bernad

Samsung has announced that the Galaxy A6 and Galaxy A6+ smartphones will be officially launched on June 9. 

From left: Galaxy A6 and A6+ PHOTO BY MELBA BERNAD

In a media briefing, Samsung officials showcased and highlighted the features of the mid-range duo which have suggested retail prices of Php22,990 for the Galaxy A6+ and Php16,490 for the Galaxy A6.

The phones sport Infinity Displays with SuperAMOLED panels, which adapts the color-intensive screen to different lighting conditions. Rather than all-glass designs the phones have a metal rear

Both phones also come with Bixby AI built-in, an artificial intelligence service that allows for a more intuitive way to use and interact with smartphones, according to Samsung. For example, Bixby can help smartphones execute tasks with a voice command.

Both the A6 and A6+ are available in classic black. The A6 (left) also comes in gold and the A6+ has a bold blue color option. PHOTO BY MELBA BERNAD

As for the differences between the two, the A6+ comes with a 24MP front camera and a 16MP+MP Professional Dual back camera. The A6, meanwhile, features a 16MP resolution for both front and back cameras. As for their processors, the A6 and A6+ are powered by Oita-Core 1.6 and 1.8 GHz, respectively.

Both the A6 and A6+ are available in classic black. The A6 also comes in gold and the A6+ has a bold blue color option.

 

About the Author

MELBA V. BERNAD started her career as an IT journalist with Computerworld Philippines which she joined in December 1993. She was Editor of the publication when she left in March 2013. Melba is currently Manila-based Editor of Networks Asia (Singapore), SMBWorld Asia (Singapore), and CFO Innovation Asia (Hong Kong). She is a two-time awardee of the Catholic Mass Media Awards (Best News Coverage in 2003 and Best News Coverage (Print) in 2004). She was also an awardee of the first Philippine Cyberpress Journalism Award. Melba is a co-publisher and concurrent Editor in Chief of Upgrade Magazine.

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