Samsung launches A80 with 'new infinity display'

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Samsung's new smartphone, the Galaxy A80, is one of the most interesting phones the company has launched in a while.

In the hand, the Galaxy A80 is a solid, premium looking and well-built device. Samsung Galaxy A70 specs, camera and other details Samsung Galaxy A70 offers a 6.7-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity-U display and is powered by a 2GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 processor. But at a starting price of $399.99, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e does at least manage to substantially undercut both 2018 iPad Pro variants, as well as the $500 and up 2019 iPad Air. On the front there is a 32MP, f/2.2 camera for selfies.

With regard to the star attraction of this smartphone, the auto-rotating camera and slider design, Samsung says it was inspired by the "Era of Live" an evolution from the "Era of the Selfie". As time went by, Samsung needed to create something new and innovative to overcome stiff competition from the likes of Xiaomi and Huawei. I can't wait to check out the phone and see the rotating cameras in action. The eagle-eyed among you might have noticed there is no physical fingerprint scanner anywhere on the device either, with the Galaxy A80 opting for an under-display scanner instead, allowing for a clean, uninterrupted design on the rear and edges too, as well as the front. This whole exercise is quite seamless and doesn't take long.

Samsung hasn't yet told us when and where the Galaxy A80 will be available, but we'll update this article when we hear more. There are three lenses in the A80's rotating array; a 48MP f/2.0 main camera, an 8MP f/2.2 ultra-wide (123°) camera, and a 3D depth camera. Meanwhile, your 230 bucks will probably buy you just 2 gigs of RAM and 32 of internal storage space, although 3/64 and 3/128GB versions are also coming, all equipped with microSD card slots for extra digital hoarding needs.

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Other specifications include a good 3,700mAh battery with support for 24W fast charging. There is no 3.5mm audio jack in the smartphone, which will certainly irk some prospective buyers.

The Galaxy A90 smartphone from Samsung is in all likelihood being announced on 10 April at an event along with perhaps the Galaxy A40 as well. The device is available in three color options: Gold, White and Black. During our brief usage, we found the overall performance of the phone to be snappy and quite fluid without any visible signs of lag or stuttering.

Fancy camera module aside, the Galaxy A80 is also the most powerful handset in the new lineup of Galaxy A smartphones.

Disclosure: Samsung sponsored the correspondent's flights and hotel for the trip to Bangkok.

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