Samsung Galaxy A80 with a 48MP main camera and rotating camera array

Samsung has announced the Galaxy A80. The Galaxy A80 has been designed specifically for users who want to share live interactions, capture photos, stream live video, and share their content on social media platforms.

Samsung believes that we are moving from the ‘era of the selfie’ to the ‘era of live’. The Galaxy A80 features a full-screen display and a revolutionary rotating camera.

Rotating camera

Samsung Galaxy A80 with a 48MP main camera and rotating camera array

When users select the selfie mode in the camera app, the three cameras automatically pop-up from the back of the phone and rotate. Samsung claims that the camera mechanism delivers the same extraordinary triple camera experience with the same high-resolution lens, front and rear, so you never have to sacrifice on quality.

The main camera is 48MP and Samsung says that users will be able to shoot vivid images during the day and at night. The Galaxy A80’s 3D Depth camera offers Live Focus videos by scanning objects for measurement and depth. Built with an Ultra Wide angle lens with the same viewing angle as the human eye.

Samsung Galaxy A80 with a 48MP main camera and rotating camera array

There is a Super Steady video mode that is claimed to reduce video shake and ensure smooth capture. Other intelligent camera features such as Scene Optimizer that can recognize and enhance up to 30 scenes, and there is also Flaw Detection that automatically identifies glitches before you click.

6.7-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED screen

The A80 features Samsung’s first New Infinity Display. This display is a 6.7-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED screen (1080 x 2400).

Galaxy A80’s Dolby Atmos lets users get a 360-degree audience experience when using earphones or Bluetooth speakers.

Intelligent Battery

The Galaxy A80 uses a 3,700mAh battery and its Super-Fast Charging at 25W capabilities let you use your phone all day.

The Galaxy A80 also features an intelligent battery which learns your daily routine and app usage patterns to optimize your phone’s power consumption.

AI-powered performance optimization software

The Galaxy A80’s Intelligent Performance Enhancer provides AI-powered performance optimization software, that adjusts the battery, CPU, and RAM of your device based on your unique usage.

Bixby Routines helps keep you on track by learning your app usage patterns and analyzing your habits so that it knows which features you need, when you need them. Bixby Routines automates your everyday tasks and apps based on your routine, such as driving or being at work.

Fortified by Samsung Knox, Samsung’s defense-grade security platform designed to protect from chipset to software, people can enjoy the freedom of connection safely on Galaxy A80. This allows people to use Samsung Pass to access apps and websites by using biometric authentication. To increase ease-of-use, a fingerprint scanner was embedded on-screen so people can intuitively unlock their phone.

To complement people’s active lifestyles, Galaxy A80 includes button-activated or hands-free Bixby so that users can get connected to the information needed more conveniently. Users can also easily access other features such as Bixby Vision, Bixby Home, and Reminder while on-the-go. The Galaxy A80 also features key Galaxy experiences including Samsung Health, Samsung Pay* and more.

Three Colors Available

The Galaxy A80 is available in three colors: Angel Gold, Ghost White and Phantom Black. The Angel Gold color includes elements of pink, while the Ghost White option combines some blue characteristics, so these colors look different depending on light direction and reflection. 

Key features

  • 6.7-inch FHD+ (1080×2400) Super AMOLED New Infinity Display
  • Rotating camera
  • Main camera 48MP, F2.0, Ultra Wide: 8MP, F2.2 (123°), 3D Depth
  • Octa Core (2.2GHz Dual + 1.8GHz Hexa)
  • 8 GB RAM, 128 GB Internal Storage
  • 3,700mAh (Typical), 25W Super Fast Charging battery
  • Android 9.0 (Pie)
  • On-Screen Fingerprint
  • 3D Glass + Metal Frame

Price & Availability

The A80 is expected to start shipping on May 25th in the US. There is no indication of pricing yet.

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