Samsung’s Galaxy A series has been a staple in the phone market and its journey continues with the next awaited Galaxy A55. After a stumble with the Galaxy F53 in 2022, Samsung redeemed itself with the new Galaxy A54, a standout phone under $500. Now all eyes are on the upcoming Galaxy A55
Release Date Speculations
Traditionally, Samsung launches its Galaxy A series early in the year, typically around March. By judging the previously released dates like Galaxy A54 on March 15. 2023, Galaxy A53 on March 17, 2022, and Galaxy A52 on March 17, 2021, they too expected to be released in March
Variants and Pricing Insights
The Bluetooth SIG database suggests that the Galaxy A55 will likely have three variants: SM-A556B/ST, SM-A556E, and TSM-A556E/DS, each with regional distribution variations. While pricing details remain uncertain, considering previous models, it’s likely to stay under the $500 mark even with potential inflation adjustments
Design and Display
The renders showcase the phone in three colors: Awsome Ice Blue, Awsome Lilac, and Awsome Navy. The design includes Samsung’s Key Island design, featuring slightly raised frames around the power and volume keys. The flat display with a full HD Plus resolution and a refresh rate of 120Hz
Performance and Specifications
The Galaxy A55 is rumored to boast Samsung’s latest chip, Exynos 1480, paired with the Eclipse 530 GPU based on AMD’s RDNA2 architecture. Speculations hint at potential support for Ray Tracing in games, while the camera setup may not see significant upgrades
Charging and Connectivity Features
Certifications hint at the Galaxy A55 supporting 25W fast charging and Bluetooth 5.3 connectivity. Expectations point to a battery capacity similar to the previous model, around 5000mAh.
Galaxy A55 is anticipated to run on Android 14, Samsung’s One UI 6 with four major Android updates as committed by Samsung to ensure the device stays relevant and up-to-date.