Samsung’s A-series has been blowing up these days with new phones coming every other week. Just recently Samsung unveiled a Go-edition phone from the A series, which now covers phones from upper mid-range to the lowest of the low.
Now, the company has unveiled the Galaxy A60 and A40s in China and they feature some impressive mid-range specifications. The A60 debuts with screencast sound technology while the A40s features a huge 5,000 mAh battery with 15W fast charging.
Design and Display
Starting with the A60, the phone seems to borrows its design from the Galaxy A8s while the Galaxy A40s is a rebranded version of the Samsung Galaxy M30.
Moving on, the A60 features a 6.3-inch Super AMOLED Infinity-O display, with a small punch hole on the top. The screen features 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution (Full HD+), 409 ppi pixel density and a 19.5:9 aspect ratio.
The back has a glossy gradient finish with a triple sensor camera vertically arranged on the top left and a fingerprint sensor in the middle. Samsung has introduced the screencast sound technology in this phone, where the screen itself acts like a speaker. There is no speaker grille on the front thanks to this tech.
Coming to Samsung Galaxy A40s, it features a glossy glasstic finish on the back with a triple sensor rear camera vertically arranged on the left and a fingerprint sensor is housed in the center.
It features a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED infinity-U display, coming in at Full HD+ resolution.
Internal and Storage
Samsung Galaxy A60 is powered by a Snapdragon 675 chipset and an Adreno 612 GPU. It features 6 GB RAM with 128 GB built-in memory.
On the other hand, the Galaxy A40s comes with Samsung’s own Exynos 7904 SoC with a Mali-G71 MP2 GPU. The phone features a single RAM/storage variant with 6 GB RAM and 64 GB built-in memory.
Both the phones have expandable memory via an external memory card and run Android 9.0 Pie out of the box.
Samsung Galaxy A60 features a triple sensor rear camera with a 32 MP main sensor, an 8 MP ultra-wide sensor, and a 5 MP depth sensor. A 32 MP selfie camera sits in the punch hole.
The Samsung Galaxy A40s also has a triple sensor rear camera but with a lower resolution 13 MP main sensor, a 5 MP ultra-wide sensor, and a 5 MP depth sensor. A 16 MP selfie camera is housed on the front.
Battery and Pricing
Samsung Galaxy A60 is powered by a 3500 mAh battery with 15W fast charging and a USB type-C port.
The Galaxy A40s, on the other hand, comes with a huge 5000 mAh battery with 15W fast charging. It should be last a few days on a single charge.
A60 is available at a price tag of $300 and A40s is available at a price tag of $225.
Samsung Galaxy A60 and A40s Specifications
|Specifications||Samsung Galaxy A60||Samsung Galaxy A40s|
|GPU||Snapdragon 675||Exynos 7904|
|Chipset||Adreno 612||Mali-G71 MP2|
|OS||Android 9.0 Pie||Android 9.0 Pie|
|Networks||2G, 3G, 4G LTE||2G, 3G, 4G LTE|
|Display||6.3 inches, Super AMOLED, Infinity-O, Full HD+ resolution||6.4 inches, Super AMOLED Full HD+ resolution, Infinity-U|
|Memory||6 GB RAM 126 GB built-in||6 GB RAM 64 GB built-in|
|Card Slot||Yes, up to 512 GB||Yes, up to 512 GB|
|Camera||Primary: triple: 32 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP||Primary: triple: 13 MP + 5MP + 5MP|
|Secondary: 32 MP||Secondary: 16 MP|
|Connectivity||LTE, USB type-C, GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, headphone jack||LTE, USB type-C GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, headphone jack|
|Fingerprint scanner||Yes (rear-mounted)||Yes (rear-mounted)|
|Battery||3500 mAh||5000 mAh|