Galaxy A80 released in Malaysia, free Blackpink edition for early buyers
Samsung has announced the launch of the Galaxy A80 in Malaysia. The company’s first smartphone with a notch and cutout-free Infinity display is now available for purchase through both online and offline channels throughout the country. Samsung is also offering exclusive benefits to the first 1,000 buyers.
Free Blackpink edition for first 1,000 buyers
Samsung has priced the Galaxy A80 at RM2,499 (~$608) in Malaysia. The device is available for purchase at Samsung e-store and all Samsung Experience Stores in three color options: Angel Gold, Ghost White and Phantom Black. Samsung is also running an exclusive promotional offer for the newly launched smartphone. The company is giving away a Blackpink special edition package worth RM818 (~$199) for free to the first 1,000 customers. The package includes a Blackpink-themed Galaxy A80 case, stand and photo card, and a Galaxy Fit fitness band.
As for specs, the Galaxy A80 features a Snapdragon 730 octa-core SoC, 8GB of RAM, 128GB of internal storage, a 3,700 mAh battery with 25W fast charging, and an in-display fingerprint sensor. The triple rear camera setup, which also doubles up as the selfie shooter, includes a 48MP primary sensor, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide sensor, and a 5-megapixel depth sensor.
The Galaxy A80 promises to be a decent smartphone for its price. However, the fact that it lacks both a microSD slot and a headphone jack may put some folks off. You can check out our Galaxy A80 hands-on for our first impressions of the device. Our Galaxy A80 video preview is also up, while a full review of the device is coming out soon.