Vivo brought the Pop-up selfie cameras, Oppo brought the sliding selfie camera in 2018 which proved to be a game-changer in smartphone design. It’s 2019 and now Samsung has launched Samsung Galaxy A80 with rotating selfie cameras.
Wow!! interesting, Isn’t it? Let’s check it out in a video!!
Samsung has always opted out of the ugly Notch display and launched the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy Note 9 without the notch. Soon they came out with phones sporting water-drop notches and punch-hole displays. Samsung has launched the 2019 flagships, the S10 lineup with Punch-hole displays and the much affordable Galaxy M and Galaxy A series with water-drop notch displays.
Samsung even went one step ahead of the competition with Galaxy A80 to make a completely bezel-less, notch-less display. Samsung combined slider with a rotating mechanism to make the main cameras work as the front camera as well. Samsung is ticking the premium price segment with the A80.
Samsung Galaxy A80: Specifications
The Galaxy A80 features a new Infinity Display without any obstructions like a notch or a punch hole. The A80 comes with a 3D glass back design and a 6.7-inch Super AMOLED display which has a resolution of 2400 x 1080p. There is an In-Display Fingerprint sensor.
The device runs on the brand new Snapdragon 730G SoC which comes with an Octa-core CPU and the Adreno 618 GPU. In terms of optics, the smartphone sports a triple camera setup which slides and flips to become the front camera. The setup consists of an f/2.0 aperture 48MP lens; combined with an f/2.2 aperture 8MP sensor and a 3D Time of Flight (ToF) sensor for capturing the depth of field. As far as the software is concerned, the device runs on the latest OneUI based on Android 9.0 Pie.
The device will be powered by a 3700 mAh battery which supports 25W fast charging. The Galaxy A80 has an 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage.
Samsung Galaxy A80
- 6.7-inch Super AMOLED
- Full HD+ (1080 x 2400)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G Octa-core processor.
3700mAh with 25W Fast Charging
- 48MP primary, f/2.0
- 8MP ultra-wide
- 3D depth sensor
Rotating Camera (same as rear)
One UI based on Android 9.0 Pie
Phantom Black, Angel Gold, Ghost White
Samsung Galaxy A80: Price & Availability
The rumors have it that the Galaxy A80 will go on sale globally starting May 28. However, Samsung might release it sooner in India. It is also rumored that the smartphone will be priced under Rs 40,000 in India to take on the brands like OnePlus and Xiaomi.
The smartphones with mechanical parts are trending but people are still wary of their durability. Thus, Samsung might sell the device initially in limited quantities. Not to forget, it is difficult to find protective covers for such devices to prevent them from a fall or two.
That’s all about the Samsung Galaxy A80. Stay tuned for more.