7.7/10
Informr score
The Samsung Galaxy A90 5G currently has an Informr score of 7.7 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 8 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Operating system
Android
Processor
2.84 GHz
Screen Size
6.7"
Camera
48+ MP


What the Critics Are Saying...


T3

If you want 5G speeds right now, the Samsung A90 5G should be somewhere near the top of your shortlist – especially when it comes to the price and the overall design quality.

- David Nield, T3
TechRadar

The Samsung Galaxy A90 5G is one of the most affordable 5G phones. It also has a decent amount of power, but its camera is enormously disappointing for the price, so only buy this if you value 5G over photography.

- Andrew Williams, TechRadar
TrustedReviews

The Galaxy A90 5G is a very competent 5G phone that ticks all the right boxes when it comes to hardware and functionality. The design is a little bland, but it has all the graphical grunt you’ll need to play the most demanding games on Android and the screen remains one of the best you’ll find on a...

- Alastair Stevenson, TrustedReviews
Stuff

This phone looks and feels like an A-list phone, and runs like one too thanks to its ultra-high-end processor. But bits like the temperamental fingerprint scanner and B-grade cameras make us cringe when we’re spending nearly £700, 5G or not. Still, if 5G has become an obsession, this is one of the l...

- Andrew Williams, Stuff
Pocket-lint

Want 5G but don't want to pay for the priciest of flagships? The A90 delivers top connectivity and flagship specs that are knocking on the door of affordable.

- Mike Lowe, Pocket-lint


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Screen Size
6.7"

The Samsung Galaxy A90 5G's screen size is 6.7 inches with 1080 x 2400 pixels resolution.

Processor
2.84 GHz

There is a Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855 Octa-core 2.84 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Android 9.0 Pie operating system (OS).

Camera
48+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 48+ megapixel camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 32+ megapixels resolution.

Storage
128 GB

Internal memory is 128 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 512 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
4500mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 4500 mAh battery. Samsung's performance ratings are 3240 minutes, 1020 minutes Wi-Fi surfing.

Galaxy A90 5G Specs

Overview
Release date September 4, 2019
Regions available United Kingdom
Mobile / Cellular Data
5G, 4G/LTE
Networks
LTE:
700/800/850/900 /1800/1900/2100/2300/2500/2600 MHz
GSM:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
UMTS:
850/900/1700/1900 /2100 MHz
5G:
3500 MHz
Data:
GPRS, EDGE, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, 5G
SIM card size
Nano-SIM
Dual SIM Yes
Operating System Android 9.0 Pie

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Processor Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855 Octa-core 2.84 GHz
Internal Storage 128 GB
RAM 6/8 GB
ROM No
GPS Type A-GPS
Hearing Aid Compatible No
TTY/TDD No
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 0.377 W/kg
Body: 1.547 W/kg
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, USB Power Adapter, Headphones, Data Cable
Power & battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 4500 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time Up to: 1500 minutes
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to: 1020 minutes
Internet Use (Celluar) Up to: 960 minutes
Talk Time Up to: 3240 minutes
Standby Time Up to: 17.5 days
Physical Characteristics
Design type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Glass
Colors Black, White
Dimensions [H x W x D] 16.48 x 7.64 x 0.84 cm (6.5 x 3 x 0.3 in)
Weight 206 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology Super AMOLED
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels
Pixel density 393 pixels
Size 6.7 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Digital Compass
Graphics Yes
Themes Yes
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen, In-screen fingerprint
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Auto Answer No
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features Gmail
Messaging SMS, MMS, IM
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB USB Type-C
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC, aptX
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n
WiFi Encryption WEP/WPA/WPA2
Mobile Hotspot Yes
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 512 GB)
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out Yes
DLNA Support No
NFC Yes
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet Yes
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.0
Resolution
48+ megapixels
Multi-camera
Yes
Zoom
No
Flash
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, ISO, Multi-shot, Night mode, Panorama, Self-timer, 2nd camera feature (8 MP, Aperture F2.2, ultra-wide), 3rd camera feature (5 MP, Aperture F2.2, depth sensor), HDR
Video Recording Formats
MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution
32+ megapixels
Zoom
No
Additional Front Camera Info
Aperture F2.0
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats AAC, AAC+, AMR, eAAC+, MIDI, MP3, MP4, M4A, WMA, WAV
Radio Yes (FM)
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, DivX, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack No
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration Yes
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List No
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch Yes
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Document Viewer Yes
Weather Yes
Stocks No
Maps Yes
NotePad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable
Included Software / Apps
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Additional comments

Memory Expansion Slot not available on 8 GB RAM variant.

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