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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”
sAMOLED
5.6″ HD+ “Infinity”
sAMOLED
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
Weight 191g 162g
PROCESSOR Qualcomm SDM450
OctaCore 1.8GHz
Exynos 7870
OctaCore 1.6GHz
MEMORY RAM 4GB 3GB
INTERNAL 32GB 32GB
mSD up to 256GB up to 256GB
CAMERA FRONT 24MP (F1.9)
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
Fingerprint Scanner
Face Recognition
Dolby Atmos, Bixby Vision/Home/Reminder
Fingerprint Scanner
Face Recognition
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.