Samsung Galaxy A80 was launched in India on Thursday as the newest member in the Galaxy A family. The smartphone has a rotating camera design with a triple rear camera setup as its USP. However, there are also various other features that make the Galaxy A80 a compelling option for a high-end smartphone buyer. The phone comes with a full-HD+ Super AMOLED display and is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 730G SoC. All this makes the Galaxy A80 a solid contender in its segment. But Samsung’s offering isn’t alone to influence customers in the market. The OnePlus 7 Pro, which is the latest flagship by the Chinese company, takes on the Galaxy A80 with its full-screen experience, pop-up selfie camera, and the top-of-the-line Snapdragon 855 SoC.
Let’s compare the specifications and price of the Samsung Galaxy A80 with those of the OnePlus 7 Pro to see the major differences between the two.
Samsung Galaxy A80 vs OnePlus 7 Pro price in India
The Samsung Galaxy A80 price in India is set at Rs. 47,990 that’s for the single 8GB RAM + 128GB storage configuration. The smartphone will go on pre-booking in the country from July 22 to July 31 and will be available for purchase through all major mobile retail stores, Samsung India online store, Samsung Opera House, and all leading online channels starting August 1. Moreover, it comes in Angel Gold, Ghost White, and Phantom Black colour options.
Samsung Galaxy A80 First Impressions: The Phone With 3 Rotating Cameras
In contrast, the OnePlus 7 Pro price in India starts at Rs. 48,999 for the base Mirror Grey variant that has the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage option. The 8GB RAM + 256GB storage configuration can be purchased in Almond, Mirror Grey, and Nebula Blue colour options with a price tag of Rs. 52,999. Further, OnePlus offers the top-end 12GB RAM + 256GB storage variant in only Nebula Blue colour variant at Rs. 57,999. The phone is available for purchase through Amazon India and the OnePlus Store, apart from OnePlus offline retail stores and partners such as Reliance Digital, My Jio, and Croma.
Samsung Galaxy A80 vs OnePlus 7 Pro specifications, features
The dual-SIM (Nano) Samsung Galaxy A80 runs Android Pie with One UI on top, whereas the dual-SIM (Nano) OnePlus 7 Pro comes with Android Pie-based OxygenOS. There is also a 6.7-inch full-HD+ (1080×2400 pixels) Super AMOLED ‘New Infinity Display’ with 20:9 aspect ratio on the Galaxy A80. However, the OnePlus 7 Pro features a 6.67-inch Quad-HD+ (1440×3120 pixels) Fluid AMOLED display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio.
Under the hood, the Samsung Galaxy A80 has the octa-core Snapdragon 730G SoC, coupled with 8GB of RAM. The OnePlus 7 Pro, on the other hand, has the octa-core Snapdragon 855 SoC, along with up to 12GB of RAM.
Samsung Galaxy A80 vs OnePlus 7 Pro camera
In terms of optics, the rotating camera module of the Samsung Galaxy A80 includes a 48-megapixel primary sensor with an f/2.0 lens and an 8-megapixel secondary sensor with an ultra-wide-angle 123-degree f/2.2 lens. There is also the 3D depth sensor that is accompanied by a dedicated IR sensor and LED flash module. In contrast, the OnePlus 7 Pro has a regular triple rear camera setup that comprises a 48-megapixel Sony IMX586 primary sensor with an f/1.6 lens, 1.6-micron pixels (4-in-1), optical image stabilisation (OIS), and electronic image stabilisation (EIS). The secondary sensor on the OnePlus 7 Pro has a 16-megapixel resolution and includes an f/2.4 ultra-wide-angle lens with a 117-degree field of view. There is also an 8-megapixel tertiary sensor that has an f/2.4 telephoto lens capable of 3x optical zoom and comes with OIS support. The OnePlus 7 Pro also has a dual-LED flash module and supports phase detection autofocus (PDAF), laser autofocus (LAF), and contrast autofocus (CAF).
OnePlus 7 Pro Review
The rotating camera on the Samsung Galaxy A80 slides up and rotates to transform into a selfie camera. The OnePlus 7 Pro, on the other hand, has the pop-up selfie camera module that includes a 16-megapixel Sony IMX471 sensor with an f/2.0 lens.
Samsung Galaxy A80 vs OnePlus 7 Pro storage
For storing content, the Samsung Galaxy A80 has 128GB of onboard storage that isn’t expandable via microSD card. The OnePlus 7 Pro, however, has 128GB and 256GB of internal storage options. However, there is also no microSD card support for storage expansion in the OnePlus smartphone.
Connectivity options on the Samsung Galaxy A80 and OnePlus 7 Pro are almost similar with 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, and USB Type-C. Similarly, the Galaxy A80 and OnePlus 7 Pro both have an in-display fingerprint sensor.
The Samsung Galaxy A80 packs a 3,700mAh battery that supports 25W fast charging. However, the OnePlus 7 Pro comes with a 4,000mAh battery that works with OnePlus’ Warp Charge 30 fast charging (5V/ 6A) technology.
Dimensions of the Samsung Galaxy A80 are set at 165.20×76.50×9.30mm and weighs 220 grams. However, the OnePlus 7 Pro measures 162.6×75.9×8.8mm and weighs 206 grams.
OnePlus 7 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy A80 comparison
OnePlus 7 Pro
Samsung Galaxy A80
|Overall NDTV Rating||–|
|Battery Life Rating||–|
|Value for Money Rating||–|
|Model||7 Pro||Galaxy A80|
|Release date||14th May 2019||April 2019|
|Launched in India||Yes||–|
|Dimensions (mm)||162.60 x 75.90 x 8.80||165.20 x 76.50 x 9.30|
|Battery capacity (mAh)||4000||3700|
|Colours||Almond, Mirror Grey, Nebula Blue||Angel Gold, Ghost White, Phantom Black|
|Screen size (inches)||6.67||6.70|
|Resolution||1440×3120 pixels||1080×2400 pixels|
|Protection type||Gorilla Glass||–|
|Pixels per inch (PPI)||516||–|
|Processor||octa-core||1.7GHz octa-core (2×2.2GHz + 6×1.7GHz)|
|Processor make||Qualcomm Snapdragon 855||Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G|
|Rear camera||48-megapixel (f/1.6, 1.6-micron) + 8-megapixel (f/2.4, 1-micron) + 16-megapixel (f/2.2)||48-megapixel (f/2.0) + 8-megapixel (f/2.2)|
|Rear autofocus||PDAF and laser autofocus||Yes|
|Rear flash||Dual LED||Yes|
|Front camera||16-megapixel (f/2.0, 1.0-micron)||No|
|Operating system||Android 9.0 Pie||Android 9.0 Pie|
|Skin||OxygenOS 9.5||One UI|
|Wi-Fi standards supported||802.11 a/b/g/n/ac||802.11 b/g/n|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v 5.00||Yes|
|Number of SIMs||2||2|
|Active 4G on both SIM cards||Yes||Yes|
|Ambient light sensor||Yes||Yes|
Source: NDTV Profit