The Samsung Galaxy A32 - the company's cheapest 5G capable smartphone is now on sale in select European countries. As previously reported, the phone comes in two storage options 64GB and 128GB with three RAM options; 4GB, 6GB, and 8GB.
- The phone is currently only available in select European countries
- The price for the base variant starts at EUR 279
- This is the cheapest 5G capable phone from Samsung
Shortly before the launch of its new flagships, Samsung introduced a new mid-range smartphone in Europe. With the Galaxy A32 5G, it now also has a 5G phone for less than 300 Euros on offer and competes with the Redmi Note 9T and TCL 20 5G.
Before the tech world witnesses the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S21 lineup, the South Korean company took advantage of the calm before the storm to unveil the Galaxy A32 5G. As evident from the name, this new mid-range model supports 5G networks.
With the A32 5G, Samsung once again makes it clear that it wants to be present in every price range. When it goes on sale, the A32 5G will compete against the likes of the Redmi Note 9T, the Mi10T Lite (also known as the Mi 10i)and the TCL 20 5G.
Galaxy A32 5G: The most affordable 5G ready Samsung
The Samsung Galaxy A32 comes powered by the MediaTek MT6853V processor. On Samsung's Spanish website, the company confirms that the A32 5G will be offered in 4GB, 6GB and 8GB RAM options and with either 64GB or 128GB of internal storage. Users also get the option to augment storage using a microSD card if needed. The Hybrid slot, however, means using an SD card will result in losing dual SIM capability
Galaxy A32 5G: Five cameras with up to 48 megapixels
The Samsung Galaxy A42 5G gets a 5000 mAh battery which makes up for the bulk of the 205g weight the phone commands. To save on costs Samsung has used a 6.5-inch TFT display with HD+ resolution (720x1,600 pixels). The notched display also houses the 13MP selfie camera which can also record videos in Full HD format at 30 fps.
On the back of the smartphone, there are four more sensors:
- 48-MP wide-angle lens: sensor size: 1/2.0", aperture: f/1.8
- 8-MP ultra-wide-angle: sensor size: 1/4.0", aperture: f/2.2
- 2-MP depth-of-field: Sensor size: 1/5.0", Aperture: f/2.4
- 5-MP macro: Sensor size: 1/5.0", Aperture: f/2.4
With the separate depth of field module, Samsung promises "especially expressive portraits with blurred backgrounds." Only tests will show how useful this really is in everyday use. The rear camera can record videos in UHD at also 30 frames per second.
The Galaxy A32 5G, which comes with Android 11 out of the box, and will be available in Awesome Black, Awesome White, Awesome Violet, and Awesome Blue colour options starting February 12th, 2021. Samsung will charge €279 for the 64 GB variant, and those who want 128 GB of internal storage will have to fork out €299.