Samsung has quietly launched Galaxy A32 5G which is its cheapest 5G smartphone till date. The phone is available in Europe for €279 for the 64GB model while the 128GB model will retail for €299. There is no word yet if it will be available outside of European markets or in the US.
The Samsung Galaxy A32 5G features a 6.5” TFT LCD display with an HD+ resolution. The display features the regular 60Hz refresh rate and there is a teardrop notch which houses the 13MP selfie camera. At the back is a quad camera setup featuring a 48MP main shooter, 8MP ultrawide, 2MP depth sensor and a 5MP macro camera.
Samsung says the device is powered by an octa-core processor clocked at a 2.0GHz speed but 9to5Google believes it’s a Dimensity 720 chipset. RAM options are 4, 6 and 8GB while internal storage options are 64GB and 128GB. The storage is expandable while a microSD card unlike the flagship Galaxy S21 series with no microSD card slot.
In terms of juice, the Galaxy A32 5G packs a 5,000mAh battery capacity with 15W fast charging support via its USB-C port. It has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor but it is not confirmed yet if there a 3.5mm audio jack.
According to the phone’s Samsung Germany page, it will be available from February 12th in white, blue and violet colours. 2021 promises even cheaper 5G smartphones with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 480 SoC expected to usher in an influx of affordable 5G devices.