Samsung Galaxy A80 Brings Rotating Cameras to a Slider Design

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The Galaxy A80 also borrows some features from the Galaxy S10 line, such as its on-screen fingerprint sensor and ultra wide-angle camera. The company will also be live streaming the event. Then does Samsung have a phone for you.

Samsung has been pushing devices heavily in the mid-range smartphone segment lately, which is now dominated primarily by Chinese players like Xiaomi, Oppo, Vivo and Realme. Manufacturers are forced to find different, sometimes ingenious, solutions for eliminating the bezel, notch, or punch hole, and the Galaxy A80 does just that.

The headline feature of the A80 has to be its rotating camera, featuring a triple camera set up with a 48MP, f/2.0 main sensor, an 8MP f/2.2 Ultra Wide sensor and a 3D Depth sensor, did we mention it rotates. The phone will have a triple camera system with a 48 MP primary sensor + 8 MP secondary camera and ToF sensor.

At the heart of the Galaxy A80 is the newly-launched Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G SoC. The back is where the Galaxy A80 shines as it slides up from the rear and rotates automatically to transform into a selfie shooter. I can't wait to check out the phone and see the rotating cameras in action.

Other specifications include a good 3,700mAh battery with support for 24W fast charging.

Conclusion: The galaxy A80 seems to deliver on the promise of innovation but will likely face tough competition from other major players in the mid premium segment that tend to price their offerings more aggressively.

The Samsung Galaxy A20e features a 5.8-inch HD+ (720x1560 pixels) TFT Infinity-V Display panel.

The Galaxy A80 is powered by an Octa-Core 2.2GHz Dual + 1.8GHz Hexa processor with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage.

Thanks to the camera lenses being able position themselves on the back of the device, there is no need for a notch.

According to the Trusted Reviews, Samsung has added a fingerprint scanner under the display and it even uses vibrations to make up for the lack of a speaker on the front. Maybe Samsung thinks young people don't want headphone jacks. It houses a 3,700 mAh battery which can be less for the huge display that could consume a lot of power.