Samsung A80 specs, reviews, price

Samsung A80 specs, reviews, price

A large section of Nigeria’s contemporary generation owns a smartphone. Smartphones are popular because they offer many features that make life easier and fun. Samsung is a reliable smartphone brand that is recognised globally. Technological enthusiasts, youths, business executives, and other professionals in Nigeria are excited because the Samsung A80 phone is now available locally! The Samsung A80 is a premium high-end phone that is suitable for every Nigerian who enjoys living life in the moment.

Samsung A80
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The Galaxy Samsung A80 smartphone is a new high-end Android 9.0 Pie enabled a mobile device that is the successor of the Samsung A70 in the A-series. The device was launched in April 2019 and is designed to allow its users to live in the moment. Some of the fantastic features that distinguish it from other phones in the Galaxy A-series are the bezel-less display and the “Notchless Infinity” display. The Samsung A80 is suitable for people who enjoy creating, sharing and performing. It has a triple-lens rotating camera that allows you to capture all the fantastic moments of your life. It also has a 3700mAh battery with a fast-charging system to ensure that you do not miss out on anything in life!

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Samsung A80 specs

The Samsung A80 is a fantastic phone with amazing specifications and features.

Design and display

The sleek design of this phone ensures that it fits in hand comfortably to make it very easy to go live. It has smooth curves to allow ease of use. The frame is made of metal and glass.

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  • The smart device comes in three modern and classy colours: Phantom Black, Angel Gold and Ghost White.

Dimensions and weight

  • The dimensions are 165.2 x 76.5 x 9.3 mm
  • The Samsung A80 weighs 220g


  • This fantastic device has a display of 6.7” FHD. It also has Super AMOLED (2400x1080), 393 PPI display.
  • It boasts of the “Notchless Infinity” display. This means that it has an almost bezel-less and edge-to-edge screen with a full-frontal display. The screen has rounded corners.

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Samsung A80
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The Samsung A80 has rotating cameras that are not just designed for taking flawless selfies, but also for going live. It features triple camera slides to capture both what is going on in front and behind the camera. The three are:

1. 48MP main camera

The main camera has a pixel size of 0.8 µm that offers clear resolution and super crisp shots. It also has an 80-degree wide-angle focus for taking the best images and videos.

2. 8MP ultra-wide camera

This camera has a pixel size of 1.12 µm, and it has a 123-degree focus angle.

3. 3D depth camera

The 3D depth camera has a pixel size of 10μm and a focus angle of 72 degrees. It enables live focus for both videos and photos. The live focus feature allows users to blur out anything in the background that takes away attention from the point of emphasis.

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The functions on the front camera mode are the following:

  • Photo
  • Live focus
  • Video
  • Hyperlapse
  • Live focus video

The functions on the rear camera include:

  • Panorama
  • Night
  • Pro
  • Photo
  • Live Focus
  • Video
  • Super Slow-mo
  • Live Focus Video
  • Hyperlapse
  • Slow-motion

The phone also has a screen optimiser that supports 30 modes. These are: baby, face, dog, person, people, cat, food, sky, beaches, sunrise, mountain, sunset, city, waterfall, snow, watersides, stage, scenery, night view, vehicles, clothes, drinks, trees, flowers, animal, greenery, backlit, shoes, text, indoor. The accuracy of the optimiser varies depending on the shooting conditions. The Super Slow-mo feature only supports high definition resolution.

Other useful camera features are the following:

  • AR emoji – This feature follows the user’s facial expressions. To use it, the user must select the mini motion mode.
  • Timer
  • Full view
  • Watermark
  • Location tags
  • Gridlines
  • Floating shutter button
  • Quick launch
  • Quick measure- This is a preloaded application. The measurements it provides may not be necessarily accurate due to the varying shooting conditions.

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Video recording

Samsung A80 is an amazing phone for recording personal videos and vlogs. The video recording features and options are:


  • 4K UHD at 30 fps (3840x2160)
  • 1080p FHD 60 fps (1920x1080)
  • 1080p FHD at 30 fps (1920x1080)
  • 720p HD at 30 fps (1280x720)

In rear camera mode, the recording features are:

  • Super Slow-mo 720p at 480 fps
  • Slow-motion 720p at 240 fps
  • Hyperlapse 1080p support
  • Super steady when shooting in full high definition
  • Digital zoom up to 8x
  • VDIS (Video Digital Image Stabilization)
  • LED Flash
  • Playback zoom
  • Location tags for videos

On the front camera mode, the video support features are:

  • Hyperlapse
  • VDIS (Video Digital Image Stabilization)
  • Super steady when shooting in full high definition
  • Location tags
  • Playback zoom
  • Performance specifications


The device comes with a typical 3,700mAh battery. The battery is non-removable. The life of the battery varies depending on usage, network conditions and other factors.

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To go live and capture every moment, the phone is equipped with a 25W super-fast charging system. The device detects the user’s daily usage patterns and optimises power by automatically shutting down the unused applications.

Network and connectivity

The phone has these network and connectivity features:

  • 2G: GSM 850/900/1800/1900 for both SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • 3G: HSDPA/900 /2100
  • 4G: LTE
  • WiFi: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), VHT80 MIMO
  • Bluetooth: Version 5.0 (LE up to 2Mbps)
  • USB: Type C
Samsung A80
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The Samsung A80 uses an Octa-Core Processor (2.2GHz Dual plus 1.8GHz Hexa.) To optimise the processor, the Intelligent Performance Enhancer studies the user’s habits and enhances its performance.


The device comes with 8GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage.

Operating system (OS)

The phone runs on Android 9 (Pie)


  • The phone features Dolby Atmos technologySurround that is developed using the Dolby Atmos technology. The technology only supports Bluetooth speakers and headsets.
  • The audio playback formats are; MP3, OTA, 3GA, RTX, M4A, RTTL, OGG, IMY, AAC, MXMF, OGA, XMF, WAV, MIDI, FLAC, AMR, WMA, AWB.
  • The video playback formats are; MP4, WEBM, M4V, MKV, 3GP, FLV, 3G2, AVI, ASF, WMV.

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TV connection

The phone has a wireless television connection with smart view screen mirroring at 30fps.


The device has the following sensors:

  • Accelerometer
  • Hall Sensor
  • On-Screen Fingerprint Sensor
  • Hall Sensor
  • Gyro Sensor
  • Proximity Sensor
  • RGB Light Sensor
  • Geomagnetic Sensor

Security features

The phone has Knox protection that allows for real-time phone monitoring and protection. It also has a secure folder for storing things such as applications, movies, pictures, and other private files. The protected folder is kept private using the fingerprint scanning system.

Authentication features

The lock type features include PIN, pattern and password. The on-screen fingerprint sensor is the biometrics lock type feature.

Bixby vision

This particular feature learns the user’s habits and sets the apps and content based on the usage. It reduces the blue lights and turns on the night mode to prepare you for bed. If you sleep without charging it, it shuts down unnecessary applications and features to save battery life.

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The device allows the user to customise the video, wallpaper and other features. Users can download their favourite applications from the play store.

Samsung A80
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What is in the box?

When you buy the Samsung A80, the box will come with:

  • The phone
  • A data cable (USB type C-to-C)
  • Earphones
  • An ejection pin
  • A protective cover
  • A protective film
  • A quick start guide


According to TechRadar, the phone has its advantages and limitations.


  • The fast-charging system is fantastic
  • The rotating cameras are an amazing feature
  • It has a high-quality screen


  • It is generally a slow device to use
  • The data connection may sometimes be unreliable


How much is Samsung A80 in Nigeria? The retail value on different platforms is the following (as per July 25th, 2019):

  • Jumia: N211,900 – N235,000
  • N206,000
  • N210,000


The Samsung Galaxy A80 is a good choice for Nigerians who want a unique and stylish phone that will make their lives convenient. The rotating cameras are excellent! It is also easy to navigate the device, and the performance is excellent. For a price tag of at least N206,000, the phone is worth the price.

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From the above exploration of the Samsung A80 specifications, reviews and price, it is apparent that it is an excellent device for the person who enjoys living in the moment. It is an excellent choice for taking pictures and recording videos. The design is sleek, the display is fantastic, and all other features are suited for the contemporary person who loves convenience. It is a phone that offers value for money.


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