Samsung is slowly however steadily increasing its new F-series line of Galaxy telephones, which up till now solely consisted of the Galaxy F41. The brand new arrival within the sequence known as the Samsung Galaxy F62, which is positioned at a better worth section. The objective of the Galaxy F62 is to ship a real flagship-grade SoC within the mid-range worth section and for this, Samsung has chosen its Exynos 9825 SoC from the Galaxy Note 10+ (Review) as the centerpiece for this smartphone.
With a beginning worth of Rs. 23,999, the Samsung Galaxy F62 guarantees true flagship-level efficiency in comparison with the present competitors. I’ve spent a while with the brand new smartphone and this is my first impressions of the Galaxy F62.
Let’s begin with the identify. The ‘F62′ moniker is meant to suggest a leap in options and efficiency in comparison with the Galaxy F41, though the precise reasoning behind selecting the quantity 62 is unclear. Then there’s the similarities between it and the Samsung’s personal Galaxy M51, which additionally resides on this ball-park worth vary. We’ll get to this in only a bit.
The Samsung Galaxy F62 ships in a reasonably petit trying field. Inside, you get a Sort-C to Sort-C USB cable, which is fascinating to see in a mid-range cellphone. Samsung nonetheless bundles a quick charger within the field for its mid-range telephones, not like its 2021 flagships. There is not any case within the field, which is a disgrace for the reason that polycarbonate again picks up scratches very simply.
This brings us to the design of the Samsung Galaxy F62, which seems neat. The Laser Blue end that I’ve seems hanging, though the shiny end does entice fingerprints the second you contact it. It feels very sturdy too nevertheless it’s additionally a chunky and heavy smartphone, measuring 9.5mm in thickness and weighing 218g. Regardless of the massive width, the digicam bump nonetheless protrudes outwards a bit.
The show is a big 6.7-inch Tremendous AMOLED Plus panel, with a hope-punch cutout, and a full-HD+ decision. Out of the field, the show is a bit too vivid and colors are oversaturated for my liking, however you possibly can tune this within the Settings app. The Samsung Galaxy F62 misses out on a number of show options which is obtainable by the competitors, equivalent to an in-display fingerprint sensor and excessive refresh fee. You get a capacitive side-mounted fingerprint sensor (within the energy button) and a normal 60Hz refresh fee. Samsung is hoping that its flagship SoC would make up for it.
The Exynos 9825 is little doubt a strong chip and whereas we cannot get into the efficiency side on this piece, since I nonetheless have to check it, relaxation assured there would not be any scarcity of energy if our expertise with the Galaxy Notice 10+ was something to go by. Samsung is providing two variants, 6GB of RAM at Rs. 23,999 and 8GB of RAM at Rs. 25,999, each having 128GB of storage. The latter might be expanded through the devoted slot for a microSD card within the SIM tray. The Samsung Galaxy F62 runs One UI 3.1 which is predicated on Android 11 and the expertise to date is just like that of the Galaxy S21 Ultra (Review).
One other massive spotlight and a purpose why this cellphone is so thick is the huge 7,000mAh battery. Identical to the Galaxy M51, the Galaxy F62 ought to have the ability to ship a correct two-day battery life. There’s help for 25W quick charging too.
Rounding off the Galaxy F62 are the cameras, which as soon as once more, are similar to the Galaxy M51 (Review) on paper. There is a 32-megapixel selfie digicam and on the again, you get a main 64-megapixel digicam, a 12-megapixel ultra-wide angle digicam, and two 5-megapixel cameras for depth and macro duties. Samsung has added few flagship digicam options too equivalent to Single Take, which makes use of the digicam’s AI to captures a number of stills from varied lenses and mechanically apply filters, create GIFs, and many others, by simply urgent the shutter as soon as.
There’s clearly much more digicam testing to be performed, so remember to verify again for my full evaluation coming quickly. Primarily based on what I’ve used and seen to date, the Samsung Galaxy F62 looks as if a Galaxy M51 with a extra highly effective SoC. This is perhaps a great factor for people who wished extra efficiency however did not wish to spend far more. Nonetheless, does slapping on a flagship SoC excuse Samsung from providing different utilitarian options equivalent to a in-display fingerprint sensor or a 90Hz refresh fee? Tell us what you consider this resolution within the feedback.
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