Alleged Samsung Galaxy A6 gets certified by Wi-Fi alliance

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It appears the Galaxy A series of Smartphones, which has already been refreshed earlier this year will soon be getting new entrants. Two devices alleged to be the Galaxy A6 and A6+  surfaced on the Gekkbench database a few days back, confirming our suspicion that the A series might be refreshed any sooner. Now, a new smartphone from Samsung running Android 8.1 Oreo has just secured Wi-Fi certification from the Wi-Fi Alliance.

The device is listed as model number SM-A600FN, and while there is no clear mention of the real name of the device, the SM-A600FN model number corresponds to the alleged Galaxy A6 that surfaced on the benchmark database a while ago.

Other than the fact that the alleged Samsung Galaxy A6 will boot Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box, the certification page doesn’t usually give away many details.

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As per the previous Geekbench listing, the alleged Galaxy A6 will be powered by Exynos 7870 chipset coupled with 3GB RAM and a Mali-T830 MP1 GPU. the same processor that is expected to power the Galaxy J6 which was spotted recently on the Geekbench database,  while the Galaxy A6+, on the other hand, will ditch the in-house chipset for the Snapdragon 625  with same CPU, Adreno 506 GPU, but with increased RAM size- 4GB.

We expect to see more details about the alleged Galaxy A6 in the coming days, either through TENAA, the FCC,  the Bluetooth certification pages or even official announcement.

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