Samsung Galaxy A80 is a well-built smartphone that comes with an extraordinary display and a unique pop-up camera giving you a taste of the future.
Design & Display
The Galaxy A80 has an eye-catching design with a body that comes with a Gorilla Glass front and back accompanied by an aluminum frame. The screen is a 6.7” Full HD+ Super AMOLED. It has a 2400x1080 px resolution with an aspect ratio of 20:9.
The high-quality display brings a cinematic view experience and enables you to immerse yourself in the screen while playing games or watching videos.
The colors that this phone comes in are Angel Gold, Ghost White and Phantom Black.
Operating System & UI
The operating system on A80 is One UI 2.0 on Android 9, which is upgradable to Android 10 and comes with tons of features and customizations.
A80 allows you to get more of your phone with Bixby that features Bixby Home and Bixby Visions.
Night Mode turns the user interface black or dark gray. It works in settings, notifications, and in-house apps like the Gallery.
One-handed use is a big deal in this device. All system menus have been moved to the bottom half of the screen for better access.
The Always-On Display feature gives you plenty of options like different clock styles, font colors, notification settings, and a lot more.
Samsung Knox protects your phone by defending your information from malware and malicious threats through multi-layered security.
Secure Folder enhances your security by creating an encrypted space to store your content under an additional layer of protection.
As for Biometric security, you can use the On-Screen Fingerprint scanner.
It also offers an array of apps and features such as a new Gallery, Play Music, dedicated My Files file manager, System-wide Night Mode, Navigation Gestures, Face Widgets, themes, Digital well-being, and blue light filter.
Internal design and Performance
The Chipset used in this device is an Octa-core Qualcomm SDM730 Snapdragon 730 (8 nm) paired with an Adreno 618 GPU, which runs perfectly smooth and lag-free. It's great for gaming, watching multimedia, daily operations and exploring the internet. A great point is that it remains cool while executing heavy tasks.
There is an Intelligent Performance Enhancer recognizes that optimizes the processor according to your mobile habits and usage for a better performance.
As for the memory, the Galaxy A80 offers 8GB RAM with 128GB storage.
There is a unique complicated camera setup that elevates up and down, as well as flipping forward and backward. This means you get to take beastly images both from the back and the front
The main 48MP camera delivers high-quality images with good dynamic range. Then we have the 8MP ultra-wide camera that offers a 123° field of view just like the human eye that provides epic landscape shots.
As for the selfie camera, the innovative triple-lens rotating camera setup flips 180 degrees to face forward, offering you the same quality images for your selfies.
Finally, there is a 3D Depth Camera (ToF) that offers beautiful, noise-free images and a great bokeh effect with more depth.
As for recording videos, With A80, you can shoot UHD 4K smooth videos at 30fps.
Quick Measure scans distances to give you real-time AR measurements. This feature comes in handy when shopping online and wonder whether a sofa fits in your dining room or how a shoe fits your feet.
Scene Optimizer features 30 modes and beautifies your images by identifying and optimizing the content of your scene.
The Super Steady Stabilization Mode offers highly stabilized and high-quality videos even when you or the subject is moving, which is available at Full HD resolution.
There is also the portrait mode or Live Focus that works miracles o subject isolation and features a lot of effects and can be used for both pictures and videos.
With the Night Mode, you can take high-quality pictures and videos in low light conditions like a pro without using a flash.
Flaw Detection beautifies your images by catching Eye blinks, Facial blurs, and backlighting to help you get the best possible shot.
Some other features of the camera setup are Panorama, Pro, Super Slow-mo, Hyperlapse, HDR and Digital zoom up to 8x.
The battery capacity in the A80 is great, coming with a powerful Li-Po 3700 mAh battery. The Galaxy A80 optimizes power by closing unused apps and supports Super-Fast Charging up to 25W to help you spend less time charging and more time exploring the world with your phone!
The Galaxy A80’s loudspeaker offers low-frequency response and high audio quality. It is exciting to know it supports Dolby Atmos technology for a surrounding sound and great quality.
It is noteworthy to mention that A80 supports a dual-SIM slot. A80 has features like Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, RGB Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, accelerometer, FM Radio, ANT+, NFC, and compass.
It also comes with a lot of exciting Accessibility Features for people with disabilities like Voice Assistant, Color adjustment, Magnifier window, Sound detectors, Assistant menu, Interaction control, Tap duration, Flash notifications, and Voice Label.
The Galaxy A80 is a solid smartphone with a beautiful vast screen perfect for watching videos and playing games. It offers a cool pop-up rotating camera, smooth performance, and a user-friendly OS, all jam-packed in one smartphone!
|Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|Announced||2019, April 10|
|Status||Available. Released 2019, May|
|Dimensions||165.2 x 76.5 x 9.3 mm (6.50 x 3.01 x 0.37 in)|
|Build||Glass front (Gorilla Glass 3), glass back (Gorilla Glass 6), aluminum frame|
|SIM||Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Type||Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||6.7 inches, 108.4 cm2 (~85.8% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~393 ppi density)|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 3|
|OS||Android 9.0 (Pie), upgradable to Android 10, One UI 2.0|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SDM730 Snapdragon 730 (8 nm)|
|Internal||128GB 8GB RAM|
|Features||LED flash, panorama, HDR|
|Video||[email protected], [email protected]/60fps (gyro-EIS), [email protected]|
|Triple||Motorized pop-up rotating main camera module|
|Video||[email protected], [email protected]/60fps (gyro-EIS)|
|Features||LED flash, HDR|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|USB||2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Charging||Fast charging 25W|
|Colors||Angel Gold, Ghost White, Phantom Black|
|SAR||0.30 W/kg (head) 0.71 W/kg (body)|
|SAR EU||0.22 W/kg (head) 1.43 W/kg (body)|
|Performance||AnTuTu: 207502 (v7) GeekBench: 6934 (v4.4) GFXBench: 14fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)|
|Display||Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal)|
|Camera||Photo / Video|
|Loudspeaker||Voice 69dB / Noise 71dB / Ring 79dB|
|Battery life||Endurance rating 90h|