Galaxy A55 Review Leaked by Russian Before Official Release

What you should know


  • Samsung‘s Galaxy A55 leaks in a 15-minute video review before its official release, showcasing the device’s specs and performance.
  • The Galaxy A55 is powered by Samsung’s 2.75GHz octa-core Exynos 1480 chipset, which performs better than its predecessor and Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 778G from 2021.
  • It features the Xclipse 530 GPU, a collaboration between Samsung and AMD, offering a significant performance boost over the previous model’s GPU.
  • The device comes with options of 6GB RAM and 128GB storage or an upgraded version with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage, and it sports a 6.5-inch FHD+ display with a 120Hz refresh rate and a triple camera setup.


Full Story

Oh, Samsung, Samsung. You guys really need to find that magical tape, huh? Remember those ads where a super pumped guy fixes a leaky barrel with just a piece of tape? Yeah, that’s exactly what Samsung needs right now. A whole lot of it. Because, boy, the leaks just won’t stop.

So, here’s the scoop – the Galaxy A55 has been the talk of the town. And not just any talk, but the kind that wasn’t supposed to happen yet. We’re not even dealing with the usual spec leaks that sneak out early. This time, a whole 15-minute video review decided to make an early appearance. Can you believe it?

For those who keep tabs on the Galaxy universe, you’ll know the A55 and its sibling, the A35, were set to dazzle Europe come March 11. But, surprise! The A55 decided to jump the gun, courtesy of a Russian review that popped up on Bilibili. Yep, a full-on 15-minute deep dive into what this baby can do.

Now, let’s talk guts and glory. The Galaxy A55 boasts a 2.75GHz octa-core Exynos 1480 chipset. Sounds kinda meh, right? But hold up, there’s a silver lining. This thing apparently runs circles around its predecessor, with benchmark scores soaring over 20%. And guess what? It keeps its cool under pressure, no sweat or slowdowns.

Here’s where it gets juicy. The Exynos 1480 is paired with the Xclipse 530 GPU, a brainchild of Samsung and AMD’s partnership. Though it’s based on last year’s tech, it outperforms the A54’s Mali GPU by over 30% in Geekbench tests. Plus, it’s got a mind-blowing 167% boost in NPU performance. Talk about a glow-up.

Storage-wise, you’re looking at 6GB RAM and 128GB of space, with an option to bump that up to 8GB RAM and a whopping 256GB. Need more? Just pop in a microSD card.

Early birds have also chirped about the A55 5G flaunting a 6.5-inch FHD+ display with a smooth 120Hz refresh rate. Camera enthusiasts, get ready for a triple threat – a 50-megapixel main shooter, flanked by 5-megapixel ultra-wide and macro lenses. Selfie lovers aren’t left out, with a 32-megapixel front camera and an under-display fingerprint sensor to boot.

So, yeah. Samsung’s got some patching up to do with their leak situation. But in the meantime, let’s just enjoy the unexpected peek at what’s coming. Who knows? Maybe those leaks are part of the magic.

Derrick Flynn
Derrick Flynn
With over four years of experience in tech journalism, Derrick has honed his skills and knowledge to become a vital part of the PhonesInsights team. His intuitive reviews and insightful commentary on the latest smartphones and wearable technology consistently provide our readers with valuable information.


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