Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus (2018) Specs and Price

Coming to the more premium of Samsung’s mid-range smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus (2018). The smartphone has quite a decent spec sheet with a number of premium features from the flagships like the Samsung Galaxy S9. Compared to the Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018), it comes with more hardware grit and an additional camera at the back making it a dual rear camera. How close to a flagship experience, does this smartphone have to offer? Les find out.


Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus Key Specs and Features

  • 6.0-inch, Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 1080 X 2220 pixels (411 ppi)
  • Octa-core Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450 with 3GB/4GB RAM
  • 32GB/64GB built-in storage, up to 256GB with a memory card
  • Dual 16MP + 5MP rear camera and a 24MP front camera
  • 4G LTE
  • NFC
  • Fingerprint sensor (rear)
  • 3, 500mAh non removable Li-ion battery

Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus (2018)

Design and Display

On the outside, the Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) and A6 Plus (2018) has the same basic structural build although the Plus version is bigger and has a dual rear camera. The arrangement of the dual rear camera and fingerprint sensor makes it looks more like the Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus smartphone. Like the other smartphone, there are visible antenna lines at the rear near the top and bottom region. The front, however, has some reduced bezels and enough display space.

Taking on the display on the smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy A6 is equipped with an infinity display. Also, you’ve got an AMOLED screen which offers nice contrast and deep blacks which makes the colours displayed more vibrant. It is also quite large up to a sizeable 6.0-inch and comes with a 1080 X 2220 pixels resolution making it more appealing.

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Battery and Camera

Despite a 500mAh bump in battery capacity, the Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus (2018) still has more or less an average battery power considering the higher resolution and screen size. However, you should still be able to get the conventional close to 24 hours of usage from it and at the end of the day charges using Quick charge technology.

Snapping pictures is taken care of by a decent dual rear camera which is absent in the A6 version alongside a single capable camera up front. The smartphone sports a 16MP plus 5MP combination at the back while the top of the screen houses a 24MP camera for selfies both better than what you have in the lesser Samsung Galaxy A6 (3018).

Hardware and Software

At the core of things, you find a Qualcomm chipset rather than the Samsung’s Exynos SoC present in the other A6 model. The Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus (2018) features an Octa-core Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450 with an highest clock speed of 1.8GHz. As well as being accompanied by an Adreno 506 GPU in charge of graphics.

In continuance, there are two model both having different RAM and internal storage while everything else are pretty much stays the same. You have a 3GB RAM variant going with 32GB built-in storage and a 4GB RAM variant sporting a 64GB storage space. The storage space can be extended using a memory card to about 256GB plus it runs Android 8.0 Oreo

Pricing and Availability

The Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus will be available at the end of the month for about 160, 000 naira depending on your location and the deal.

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Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus (2018) Specs

Here are a few specs of the Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus (2018):

General Features

  • Platform: Android 8.0 Oreo
  • Processor: Octa-core Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450
  • GPU: Adreno 506
  • Memory: 3GB/4GB
  • Colours: Black, Gold, Blue, Lavender
  • Dimension: 160.2 x 75.7 x 7.9 mm
  • Weight: –
  • SIM Type: Nano sim
  • SIM Count: Single/Dual sim


  • Display: 6.0-inch, Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen,1080 X 2220 pixels (411 ppi)
  • Screen Protection: –


  • Rear Camera: Dual 26MP + 5MP camera, 2k Video@30fps
  • Rear Camera Features: phase detection autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
  • Front Camera: 24MP camera, 1080p Video@30fps


  • Built-in Storage: 32GB/64GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 256GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: –

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X: –
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: –
  • 4G LTE: Yea

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: 42.2/5.76Mbps
  • CDMA EVDO: –
  • 4G LTE: Yes, LTE-A (2CA) Cat 6 300/50Mbps
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, WiFi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, v4.2 with A2DP, LE
  • NFC: Yes
  • Infrared Blaster: –
  • USB Port: USB Type-C 2.0


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: –


  • Music Player: MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC player
  • Video Player: MP4/WMV/H.265 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: –
  • SpO2: –
  • Pedometer: –
  • Heart Rate Monitor: –
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, (rear)
  • Iris Scanner: –
  • Face Unlock: –
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: –
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
  • Voice Control: –
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Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging: –
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: –
  • Water Resistant: –
  • Dust Resistant: –
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: 3, 500mAh non removable Li-ion battery
  • Talktime: –
  • Standby Time: –
  • Fast Charging: Yes

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