Samsung expands mid-tier phone range in US with 3 new devices
Since 2014 when the segment was launched, Samsung’s Galaxy A-series smartphones have been sold in Europe, Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America. On Tuesday, June 11, the company announced that three of the newest models in the mid-tier range will be coming to the United States starting this month.
Leading the incoming series is the Galaxy A50, a model with a 6.4-inch full HD AMOLED display, a tear-drop shaped notch, and an in-display fingerprint reader.
The most notable feature of the handset is the triple camera set-up on the rear consisting of a 5-megapixel depth camera, 25-megapixel main camera and 8-megapixel ultra-wide camera. Users will not only be able to take high-quality shots but also apply bokeh effects and optimize color tones and other settings thanks to an integrated scene optimizer.
With 512 gigabytes, the Galaxy A50 has a starting retail price of $349.99 (about P18,000).
Like the Galaxy A50, the A20 dons a 6.4-inch display but instead of the tear-drop shaped Infinity-U notch, the top edge of the screen features a V-shaped notch.
Only one camera can be found on the rear with 13 megapixels. The front camera, on the other hand, has an 8-megapixel selfie camera.
The Galaxy A20 has a starting retail price of $249.99 (almost P13,000).
The Galaxy A10e has the smallest display of the trio measuring in at 5.83 inches. The single-camera on the back is 8 megapixels.
The Galaxy A10e has a starting retail price of $179.99 (about P9,000).
The Galaxy A50 will be the first to launch in the U.S. on Thursday, June 13. The release date of the other models has not yet been disclosed. HM/JB
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