Samsung unveils Galaxy A80 with a rotating camera
Samsung has unveiled the flagship A80 model in its A series mid-range mobile phones. The A80 features a 48-megapixel primary camera and also supports a full-HD+ Super AMOLED display and comes with Dolby Atmos audio integration. The Android Pie-based phone comes with an in-display fingerprint sensor.
Samsung Galaxy A80 has an innovative camera mechanism that delivers the same triple camera experience with the same high-resolution lens, for both front and rear. When users select the selfie mode in the camera app, the three cameras automatically pops up from the back of the phone and rotate.
While the main camera is 48MP, the ultra wide has 8MP and the 3D depth camera offers Live Focus videos by scanning objects for measurement and depth.
Display: 6.7-inch full-HD+ (1080x2400 pixels) Super AMOLED ‘New Infinity Display' with a 20:9 aspect ratio and no notch
Camera: Rotating camera with a triple camera setup. It features a 48-megapixel primary sensor with an f/2.0 aperture, a secondary 8-megapixel camera with an ultra wide-angle lens (123-degrees), and an f/2.2 aperture. There is also a 3D depth camera on board
OS: Android 9.0 Pie with the Samsung One UI on top
Chipset: Snapdragon 730G SoC, an octa-core processor with two cores clocked at 2.2GHz and six cores clocked at 1.7GHz
Memory: 8GB RAM, 128GB of inbuilt storage expandable via microSD card
Battery: 3,700 mAh battery with 25W Super-Fast Charging support
Colours: Angel Gold and Ghost White with pearlescent effects and Phantom Black
The price of Samsung Galaxy A80 has been set at EUR 649 (roughly Rs 50,500). The Samsung Galaxy A80 will go on sale from May 29 in markets across Asia, Australia, China, Europe, Russia and Middle East. The price of Samsung Galaxy A80 in India is expected to be along the same lines as Europe pricing. However, an India release date has not been specified.
Samsung is expected to launch in India the A70 model, which has already been globally unveiled soon, later this month, followed by the A80.