Samsung Galaxy A80
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Samsung Galaxy A80

Specifications for Galaxy A80

General
Quick Charging Yes
Operating System Android v9.0 (Pie)
Sim Slots Dual SIM, GSM+GSM, Dual VoLTE
Model Galaxy A80
Launch Date August 23, 2019 (Official)
Brand Samsung
Performance Snapdragon 730G
Storage 128 GB
Camera 48 MP + 8 MP
Battery 3700 mAh
Display 6.7″ (17.02 cm)
Ram 8 GB
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Design
Width 76.5 mm
Weight 220 grams
Thickness 9.3 mm
Height 165.2 mm
Colors Angel Gold, Ghost White, Phantom Black
Display
Display Type Super AMOLED
Aspect Ratio 20:9
Bezel-Less Display Yes
Pixel Density 393 ppi
Screen Protection Corning Gorilla Glass v3
Screen to Body Ratio 85.76 %
Screen Size 6.7 inches (17.02 cm)
Screen Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels
Touch Screen Yes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
Camera
Settings Exposure compensation, ISO control
Camera Features 8 x Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
Image Resolution 8000 x 6000 Pixels
Autofocus Yes
Shooting Modes Continuous Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Cameras f/2.0 48 MP (wide) with PDAF + f/2.2 8 MP (ultrawide)TOF 3D camera
OIS No
Flash Yes, LED Flash
Video Recording 2160p @ 30 fps, 1080p @ 60 fps 720p @ 80fps
Battery
User Replaceable No
Talk Time Up to 30 Hours(4G)
Type Li-ion
Quick Charging Yes Fast
Capacity 3700 mAh
Performance
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G
Graphics Adreno 618
Processor Octa core (2.2 GHz, Dual core, Kryo 470 + 1.8 GHz, Hexa-Core, Kryo 470)
OS Android 9.0 (Pie)
Architecture 64-bit
RAM 8 GB
Sensors Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Network and connectivity
Wi-Fi Yes Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, MIMO
Wi-Fi features Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot
Bluetooth Yes v5.0
Volte Yes
USB type-C Yes (Doesn`t support micro-USB)
USB connectivity Mass storage device, USB charging
NFC Yes
Network Support 4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, Glonass

About

The Samsung Galaxy A80 is Samsung’s most premium offering in the Galaxy A series this year, with new and unique features like a New Infinity display and rotating camera setup.

Samsung Galaxy A80

The phone has a premium high-quality specs and design features that can rival with the most high-end flagship phones. But the Galaxy A80 struggles to stand tall among the competition at Rs 47,990 price range.

Design

The dimensions for the Samsung Galaxy A80 are as 165.20 x 76.50 x 9.30mm for the height, width and thickness respectively. It has a metal frame and bears a glass body. The phone has a completely bezel-less screen for the display because it does not have a front camera. This is the most unique feature of the phone because the main/rear camera is the front camera which rotates to the front when the front camera is activated.

Samsung Galaxy A80

Other designs are pretty standard for the phone with the rotating main camera on the back arranged horizontally on the top, the volume keys are on the left side while the power button is on the right side. The speaker grille and the USB Type-C port are situated on the bottom. Unfortunately, it does not have a headphone jack.  The fingerprint sensor is an optical reader which is situated beneath the display on the lower half.

The phone comes with three color variation which are the Angel Gold, Ghost White, and Phantom Black.

Display

Samsung Galaxy A80 has a Super AMOLED display. The display of the phone is actually a 6.70-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels and a pixel density of 393 ppi. It has an aspect ratio of 20:9 and a screen-to-body ratio of 85.76 %.

Display

It is a fully bezel-less display with no notch or chin whatsoever. The front camera is actually the rear camera that rotates when the front camera is activated. The display is protected with a Corning Gorilla Glass v3.

Cameras

The Samsung A80 has a rotating camera, so both the main camera and the front cameras are the same. When the front camera is activated, the back-camera part slides up and the camera bump housing the lenses rotate.

The camera setup consists of a dual-lens combo. The lenses are an f/2.0 48 MP wide lens with PDAF and an f/2.2 8 MP (ultrawide)TOF 3D camera combo. The lenses have no optical image stabilization however does have the autofocusing capability. The features in the camera consist of 8 x Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection and Touch to focus and the shooting modes are the standard Continuous Shooting and High Dynamic Range mode (HDR).

The camera is said to produce images of resolution 8000 x 6000 Pixels and is able to shoot videos at 2160p at 30 fps, 1080p at 60 fps and 720p at 80fps.

Battery

It has a non-replaceable, Li-Ion 3700 mAh battery with an estimated 30 hours of talk-time when 4G is activated. The Samsung A80 does not provide a wireless charging facility since it decided to go with a metal frame but does have a quick charging feature.

Battery life

The phone charges with a standard power brick and has a USB Type-C port for the power input.

Performance

The Samsung Galaxy A80 smartphone runs on Android v9.0 (Pie) operating system. The phone is powered with an Octa-core (2.2 GHz, Dual-core, Kryo 470 + 1.8 GHz, Hexa-Core, Kryo 470) processor. It runs on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G Chipset. It comes with an 8 GB RAM variant and 128 GB internal storage with no additional external storage.

The A80 runs on the latest Samsung UI known as the One UI based on Android 9.0 Pie. The Samsung Galaxy A80 is a dual-SIM smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM cards.

The phone includes sensors such as accelerometer, ambient light sensor, proximity sensor and an in-display fingerprint sensor. It also supports Face Unlock.

Network and Connectivity

Connectivity options on the Samsung Galaxy A80 include Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g / n, GPS, USB Type-C, 3G and 4G with active 4G on both SIM cards (Band 40 used by some LTE networks). It supports dual nano SIMS. The phone also provides a Wi-Fi Direct and a Mobile Hotspot and also a Bluetooth v5.0.

It also has other features such as NFC and GPS with all the other standard network and connectivity features.

Pricing

Samsung Galaxy A80 smartphone can be considered as one of the amazing mid-range smartphones which have an amazing new rotating camera concept. Samsung Galaxy A80 was launched in India on August 23, 2019 (Official) with a price tag of Rs 52,000. In Nepal, the phone costs around Rs. 80,000.

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