UPDATE ON 2018.05.24, 18:58 – CHANGED AVAILABILITY DATE FROM JUNE 18 TO JUNE 9 (editor)
STS PHILIPPINES, MANILA – Samsung Philippines has announced that the Galaxy A6 & Galaxy A6+ is officially making its debut in the Philippine market this June 9.
The Galaxy A6+ comes with a 24MP front camera and a 16MP + 5MP dual back camera. The smaller sibling, Galaxy A6, meanwhile, features a 16MP resolution for both front and back cameras.
Both handsets also come with the Infinity Display equipped with Samsung’s Super AMOLED screen. The Galaxy A6 and A6+ are powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 Octa-core @ 1.6GHz and Exynos 7870 Octa-Core @ 1.8 GHz, respectively.
Both the A6 and A6+ are available in a classic black. The A6 also comes in gold, and the A6+ has a blue color option.
“The newest Galaxy A6 and A6+ are designed to standout,” says Nico Gonzales, Marketing Manager for Core Smartphones. “The rich features and look of the phone, plus the benefits you get through the Samsung Members App, make it the perfect companion for those who create and define the trend.”
Specifications and Features
|MODEL NAME||Galaxy A6+||Galaxy A6|
|SRP||PHP 22,990||PHP 16,490|
|DESIGN||“Infinity” display, full-metal unibody||“Infinity” display, full-metal unibody|
|DISPLAY||SIZE||6.0″ FHD+ “Infinity”
|5.6″ HD+ “Infinity”
|RESOLUTION||2220 x 1080||720 x 1480|
|Dimension||Size||160.2 x 75.7 x 7.9 mm||149.9 x 70.8 x 7.7 mm|
|mSD||up to 256GB||up to 256GB|
w/ front flash
|16MP FF (F1.9)
w/ front flash
|REAR||16MP AF (F1.7)
+ 5MP FF (F1.9)
|16MP AF (F1.7)|
|OS||Android 8.0 (Oreo)||Android 8.0 (Oreo)|
|BATTERY||3500 mAh||3000 mAh|
|CONNECTIVITY||4G LTE||4G LTE|
|OTHERS||Dolby Atmos, Bixby Vision/Home/Reminder
|Dolby Atmos, Bixby Vision/Home/Reminder
|SIM TYPE||3 Slots (Dual Sim Slot + Micro SD)||3 Slots (Dual Sim Slot + Micro SD)|
|CHARGING PORT||Micro USB||Micro USB|
Pricing and Availability
The devices will go on sale at June 9 with the suggested retail price of Php22,990 for the Galaxy A6+, and Php16,490 for the Galaxy A6.