One of the biggest questions we’ve been asking about the worldwide rollout of 5G networks is when compatible handsets will be affordable for everyday users, as the current phones like the OnePlus 7 Pro 5G and Oppo Reno 5G cost a lot. But it looks like Samsung has an answer, and that answer is “pretty soon!”. That’s according to a report from Galaxy Club claiming Samsung is working on the Samsung Galaxy A90, which is being tested on 5G networks – and, judging by the name, could be the first affordable 5G phone. It’s not clear how Galaxy Club got this information (although the report hints it’s through their sources) so take this information with a grain of salt. The report describes the Samsung Galaxy A90 as having a 32MP main camera and 8MP secondary snapper, presumably with a specific lens like telephoto or wide-angle, but that isn’t detailed. The report also posits, but doesn’t confirm, the presence of a third lens, but isn’t sure whether the A90 uses a Galaxy A80-style pop-up camera or a more traditional housing. An A70 upgrade It sounds like the A90 could have a lot in common with the recently-released Samsung Galaxy A70, judging by the report, although of course it will apparently come with a 5G connection as well as presumably better specs. We actually heard about the Galaxy A90 earlier in 2019, as we expected it to launch earlier this year, but most of what we knew turned out to be describing… [Read full story]
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