Samsung Galaxy F55 Arrives with Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 and New Colors


Galaxy F55

Samsung has fully embraced me smartphone under different monikers for distinct markets. Last month, the company launched the Samsung Galaxy C55 in China, which marks the debut of a new C-series. The twist is that the C55 is a rebadged Galaxy M55 with a different back panel. Now, the C55 is making its way to the Indian market with yet another name – The Samsung Galaxy F55. The F-series is known by the Indian consumer, and now the phone arrives as a rebranded Galaxy M55 with two vegan leather finishes – Orange and Black.

Samsung Galaxy F55 Specifications

The Samsung Galaxy F55 comes with a bright 6.7-inch OLED display with a Full HD+ resolution. The display offers a 120 Hz refresh rate with 1,000 nits of peak brightness. It boasts a modern design with small bezels and a punch-hole cutout for the selfie camera.

 

Under the hood, the handset carries the Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 SoC. It is an Octa-Core chipset with 1 x 2.4 GHz ARM Cortex-A710 core, 3 x ARM Cortex-A710 at 2.36 GHz, and 4 x ARM Cortex-A510 cores at up to 1.8 GHz. It has an Adreno 644 for graphical tasks.  The phone comes with up to 12 GB of RAM and 256 GB of Internal Storage.

In terms of optics, the phone has a 50 MP main camera with Phase-Detection Auto-Focus and Optical Image Stabilization. Certainly, the presence of OIS is one of the aspects that make this phone stand against other competitors in the mid-range field. The phone also has an 8 MP ultrawide camera with a 2 MP macro snapper. The Galaxy F55 keeps the F-series tradition in India with a powerful 50 MP selfie snapper.

The phone also has Stereo Speakers, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, and a USB Type-C 2.0 port with OTG support. The Samsung Galaxy F55 draws its power from a huge 5,000 mAh battery with 45W wired charging.

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Specs Summary

  • 6.7-inch FHD+ (1080×2400 pixels) Super AMOLED Plus Infinity-O Display with 120Hz refresh rate, up to 1000 nits peak brightness,
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 (4nm) Mobile Platform with Adreno 644 GPU
  • 8GB / 12GB RAM, 128GB / 256GB internal storage, expandable up to 1TB via micro SD card
  • Android 14 with Samsung One UI 6.1
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
  • 50MP rear camera with f/1.8 aperture, OIS, 5MP ultra-wide angle camera with f/2.2 aperture, 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture, LED flash
  • 50MP front camera with f/2.2 aperture
  • In-display Fingerprint sensor
  • Dust and water resistant (IP67)
  • Dimensions: ‎163.9 x 76.5 x 7.8mm; Weight: 180g
  • USB Type-C audio, Stereo speakers, Dolby Atmos
  • 5G SA / NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.3, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C, NFC
  • 5000mAh (typical) battery with support for 45W fast charging
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Samsung Galaxy F55 Pricing and Availability

Samsung India listed the Galaxy F55 on its website, and curiously it will compete with its twin-brother the Galaxy M55. Both have the same prices. Perhaps, the different colors can make some users opt for this variant instead of the older one. The 8 GB RAM version with 128 GB storage costs INR 26,999 ($325/€300). The 8GB RAM / 256 GB option costs ($360/€330), and the 12GB/256GB option costs INR 32,999 ($400/€365).

Galaxy F55

The Samsung Galaxy F55 is an interesting device, especially for those looking for a gorgeous display and powerful camera with OIS. The device also has a 50 MP selfie camera which makes it a good deal for selfie lovers. It will likely compete with devices under the Xiaomi Redmi Note series, Realme numbered series, and the OnePlus Nord series in India. Of course, the long-term software support and the decent hardware will make the F55 a good choice for some buyers in the country.

With the Samsung Galaxy C55, M55 and F55 released, we believe we won’t see more rebrandings of this particular device.

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