Samsung Galaxy A6 VS Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus

Samsung Galaxy A6 VS Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus: Which features did Samsung upgrade in the Galaxy A6 Plus? Samsung is back again with another mid-range smartphone called the “Samsung Galaxy A6“. It also comes with a Plus version. The company said the Galaxy A6 will be a cheaper mid-range phone to the Galaxy A8. Which was released earlier this year. The Samsung Galaxy A6 and A6 Plus feature infinity display. And has a striking resemblance to the Galaxy S8 from the front view.

The Samsung Galaxy A6 features reduced display resolution compared to the Samsung Galaxy A8. But between the Samsung Galaxy A6 and A6 Plus, what are their differences in specifications and features?

Samsung Galaxy A6 VS Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus – The Design

Samsung Galaxy A6 VS Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus
Samsung Galaxy A6
Samsung Galaxy A6 VS Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus
Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus

Both the Samsung Galaxy A6 and Galaxy A6 Plus features an aluminum unibody design. The Samsung Galaxy A6 is slimmer measuring 7.7mm. While the Galaxy A6 Plus measures 7.9mm. Another big difference between both phones in design is the rear camera. The Samsung Galaxy A6 features a rear camera set-up. While the Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus features a dual rear camera set-up.

The fingerprint sensor is mounted at the back just below the camera set-up on both phones. The Samsung Galaxy A6 and A6 Plus are available in Black, Gold, Blue and Lavender body colors. The only main difference in design here is just the rear camera and the thickness measurement.

Samsung Galaxy A6 VS Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus – The Display

Both phones feature the company’s trending Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen. While the Samsung Galaxy A6 screen measures 5.6 inches with 75% screen-to-body ratio. And the Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus screen measures 6.0 inch with 75.3% screen-to-body ratio. With an 18.5:9 aspect ratio, both smartphones features thin bezels. One of the disadvantages of the Samsung Galaxy A6 is its poor display resolution. Which was discussed when I compared the phone with the Samsung Galaxy A8.

The Samsung Galaxy A6 features a poor 720 x 1480 pixels resolution with 294 PPI density. While the Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus houses a display resolution of 1080 x 2220 pixels with 411 PPI density.

Samsung Galaxy A6 VS Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus – The Camera

The Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus’s dual rear camera lens has a resolution of 16MP f/1.7 aperture primary sensor and 5MP f/1.9 aperture secondary sensor. The front camera sports a 24MP resolution with f/1.9 aperture. Both the front and back camera of the Galaxy A6 Plus supports LED flash. The Samsung Galaxy A6 houses a single rear camera lens with a resolution of 16MP sensor and f/1.7 aperture. While the front camera lens features a 16MP resolution with f/1.9 aperture. Just like the A6 Plus, the Galaxy A6’s back and front camera supports LED flash.

Samsung Galaxy A6 VS Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus – Hardware and Software

This is where Samsung makes it tricky to choose between the Galaxy A6 and A6 Plus. Hardware is such an important feature of any smartphone as it determines their performance. The Samsung Galaxy A6 packs Exynos 7870 chipset which carries 1.6 GHz Octa-core processor. While the A6 Plus packs Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 chipset carrying 1.8 GHz Octa-core processor. According to the chipset clock speed, the Exynos 7870 chipset clocks 1.6GHz while Snapdragon 450 chipset clocks 1.2GHz.

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The Samsung Galaxy A6 and A6 Plus run on Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box. And they both offer two variants of memory; the 3GB RAM with 32GB storage variant and the 4GB RAM with 64GB RAM storage variant.

Samsung Galaxy A6 VS Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus – The Battery

The Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus packs a non-removable 3500 mAh battery capacity. While the Samsung Galaxy A6 packs a non-removable 3000 mAh battery capacity. The fast battery charging feature is not available on both devices. Which is disappointing, to be honest. Like most 2018 mid-range smartphones features fast battery charging.

Samsung Galaxy A6 VS Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus – The Price

The Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus is available for about $443 (N155,050). While the Samsung Galaxy A6 goes for around $371 (N128,850). The Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus with better display resolution, camera and battery life will be my obvious pick here.

Samsung Galaxy A6 VS Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus Full Specs Comparison

Samsung Galaxy A6 Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus
Dimensions and Weight 149.9 x 70.8 x 7.7 mm. Weight: – g 160.2 x 75.7 x 7.9 mm. Weight: – g
Display 5.6 inches (75% screen-to-body ratio), 720 x 1480 pixels with 294 PPI density and Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen 6.0 inch (75.3% screen-to-body ratio), 1080 x 2220 pixels with 411 PPI density and Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Memory RAM: 3GB. ROM: 32GB OR RAM: 4GB. ROM: 64GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) RAM: 3GB. ROM: 32GB OR RAM: 4GB. ROM: 64GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Software Android 8.0 Oreo Android 8.0 Oreo
Hardware Exynos 7870 chipset with Octa-core 1.6GHz processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 chipset with Octa-core 1.8GHz processor
Camera 16MP f/1.9 aperture front camera with LED flash + 16MP f/1.7 aperture with LED flash 24MP f/1.9 aperture front camera with LED flash + Dual: 16MP f/1.7 aperture and 5MP f/1.9 aperture with LED flash
Connectivity 2G/3G/4G Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS 2G/3G/4G Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS
Battery Non-removable Li-lon 3000 mAh battery Non-removable Li-lon 3500 mAh battery
Additional Features Fingerprint (rear-mounted) Fingerprint (rear-mounted)

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