Samsung Galaxy A80
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Samsung Galaxy A80 comes as a premium model, but it does not hold back in any other aspect of a mid-range phone. A few pros and cons of this set are:
- The phone arrives with a sleek, glass frame which feels premium to handle.
- It has an efficient and futuristic pop-up camera and spinning camera.
- The Samsung Galaxy A80 has an AMOLED Display which is bright and has fantastic contrast.
- It has an in-display fingerprint scanner.
- The phone has a fantastic processor with a huge RAM suitable for handling a lot of apps together, along with games with stutters.
- The Samsung Galaxy A80 has a distinctive pop-up and spinning camera which can click great photos, even under challenging light conditions.
- The durability of the pop-up camera and the spinning camera is doubtful.
- The battery seems inadequate.
The Samsung Galaxy A80 has its chief attractive point in its design, but it keeps the phone premium in most aspects, which includes the performance and design
It is a decent all-rounder, with a lot of style, and is a worthy recommendation.
With the pop-up and spinning camera, the Samsung Galaxy A80 redefines the architecture of future smartphones. Arriving for Rs. 45,000, the phone is a fashionable all-rounder that most of the youth would love to show off.
The Samsung Galaxy A80 does not falter in any aspect. It has a unique fashion statement, but along with that, the phone has an ultra-powerful processor to match with its premium looks. If the design holds up for an extended period, then this phone can be one of the best in the market.
The Samsung Galaxy A80 comes with a premium glass design which has a metal frame running all around it. Because of the presence of this glass frame, it will feel smooth in your hand. However, the phone is quite thick, with dimensions of 165.2 x 76.5 x 9.3mm. It is not a phone for one-handed use. One of the main design aspects of this phone is the pop-up camera, switching to selfie mode will bring up the pop-up camera and a spin of the triple camera along with it that makes it stylish. It can be popped up any point of time, but it remains smooth and functioning well. However, it does make the phone a bit top-heavy. Also, the spinning camera is a bit complex and may not be very durable. The power button is located on the right, and the volume rocker is on the left. They are easy to reach. Thanks to the pop-up selfie camera, the phone can give a notch-less and punch-camera-free Display. It does not have a headphone jack and comes with a USB Type-C port.
Samsung Galaxy A80 comes with a beautiful 6.7-inch with no bezels or notch. It has a Full HD+ resolution of about 1080 x 2400 pixels and has the Super AMOLED screen. The result: you get a bright and colourful display with deep blacks and excellent contrast. It is perfect for Netflix bingers. The phone also has a snappy in-display fingerprint scanner which makes it feel premium too.
The phone comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G chip, an octa-core processor clocked at 2.2GHz. Plus, the phone comes with an Adreno 618 GPU. The main feature is also the 8GB RAMthat the phone comes in. The phone can easily handle multiple tasks without a problem. It can even handle app switching. Casual to high-spend games can run without any stutters on this handset.
The rotating camera is an attractive point of the Samsung Galaxy A80. It has a primary 48MP camera with an f/2.0 aperture. You can also switch to the 123-degree ultra-wide camera to capture a wide area of shots. The quality of the camera is not high, but it can still capture a decent amount of details. Low-light shots, however, suffer. The third camera is spiff 3D depth sensing and does provide an amazing blur effect. Plus, you can adjust the blur settings too.
The 32 MP selfie camera is quite good and can produce colourful selfies.
The Samsung Galaxy A80 arrives with a reasonable 3,700mAh battery. It can run the phone for quite a long time, going for a while Day with light and moderate performance. However, it still seems inadequate. Plus, it comes with fast charging technology and can charge the phone within 1-2 hours.
The rotating, pop-up camera is the best feature of the phone, but it is tricky. However, the Samsung Galaxy A80 does not struggle in other areas either. It has strong performance with a bridging processor between the 600 series and 800 series. With a handy design and an immersive AMOLED screen, the phone is a capable one that could be recommended for any user.