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Samsung Galaxy A55 5G Specifications & release date

The Samsung Galaxy A55 5G smartphone is announced in March 2024. Features: 6.6-inch display, Exynos 1480 chipset, 5000 mAh battery, upto 256 GB storage, upto 12 GB RAM, Corning Gorilla Glass, Triple Camera (50MP + 12 MP + 5M), 32MP Selfie Camera, eSIM support.

After the success of the Samsung Galaxy A54 5G, Samsung has released the next A-series handset in the market as Galaxy A55.

Samsung Galaxy A series is one of the most popular smartphone series from the Samsung Electronics after Galaxy S series and Galaxy Z series.

Samsung Galaxy A55 5G

Samsung Galaxy A55 5G feature Summary:

Below are the features of Samsung Galaxy A55.

  1. Display: 6.60-inch Super AMOLED, 120Hz (refresh rate), 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, 390ppi, HDR10+, 1000 nits (HBM); Always-on display.
  2. Processor Core: Exynos 1480 (4 nm)
  3. Processor Speed: Octa-core (4 x 2.75 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4 x 2.0 GHz Cortex-A55); Xclipse 530.
  4. RAM/Memory (variants): 8GB RAM/128GB, 8GB RAM/256GB, 12GB RAM/256GB; microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot).
  5. OS/Software: Android 14, One UI 6.1.
  6. Rear camera (Triple): Wide Angle (main): 50 Megapixels (f/1.8, 1/1.56″, 1.0µm, PDAF, OIS); Ultra wide angle: 12 Megapixels (f/2.2, 123˚, 1/3.06″, 1.12µm); Macro: 5 Megapixels (f/2.4).
  7. Front camera (Selfie): 32 Megapixels (f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/2.74″, 0.8µm).
  8. Video Shooting: Rear camera: 4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps, gyro-EIS; Front camera: 4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps.
  9. Battery: 5000mAh (Fast Charge 25W wired).
  10. Connectivity: Support eSIM; Hybrid Dual SIM; Wi-Fi 6; Bluetooth 5.3; NFC.
  11. Other Features: Fingerprint reader (under display), virtual proximity sensing during calls, stereo speakers.
  12. Dimensions/Weight: 161.1 mm x 77.4 mm x 8.2 mm, 213 gm.
  13. Body: Glass front (Gorilla Glass Victus+), glass back (Gorilla Glass), aluminum frame.
  14. Colours: Awesome Lemon, Awesome Lilac, Awesome Navy, Awesome Ice-blue.

01: Display (No Major Upgrades)

As Galaxy A55 is a successor of Galaxy A54, the Samsung Galaxy A55 is built with 6.6-inch Super AMOLED display, with a 120 Hz refresh rate and 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution unchanged from its previous version A54. there won’t be major upgrade to display from old A54. Only difference is to slight increase in display (A54 6.4-inch -> A55 6.6-inch).

Samsung Galaxy A55 Display

The display panel also supports HDR10+ and supports HDR streaming for YouTube, Netflix, Hotstar and Amazon Prime Videos. To get the image sharp and crisp A55 comes with 390ppi screen and support Always-on display.

02: Galaxy A55 5G box contain

In the box you will get the Galaxy A55 5G phone, USB-C to USB-C cable, Documentation and SIM tool.

inside Galaxy A55 box

03: Battery life

The Samsung Galaxy A55 is packed with a 5000 mAh battery and runs on a new Exynos 1480 chipset with improved efficiency. As Galaxy A55 having a slightly larger display (0.2-inch) could contribute to increased power consumption. Still, it has significant improvement in battery life over the Galaxy A54 and there are notable improvements in all tests.

  1. 5000 mAh Battery
  2. Up to 14 Hours Overall Active Use Power backup.
  3. While Video Streaming ~ 19 Hours.
  4. Calling backup up to 37 Hours.
  5. Web Browsing up to 10 Hours.
  6. Gaming ~ 7 Hours (Here it lags).
  7. 25W wired charging.

The new Galaxy A55 gives power back up to nearly 13:27 hours of active use, which is very good. Web browsing and call time also see improvements. But in terms of video streaming, it still has no improvement compared to its previous model.