The Most Secure Phone Samsung Has Ever Made
Muhammad Mubeen Javed
Samsung has announced its Galaxy A smartphone. It comes with a quantum RNG chipset for improved security. Quantum RNG helps users safely use services by generating unpredictable and patter less pure random numbers.
Design and Display
The smartphone has a 6.7 inch super AMOLED display with FHD+ (1080p) resolution. It has a punch hole for the front camera. The bezels are a thing on all sides including the dreaded chin.
Its overall design profile similar to the company’s flagship S20 series.
Internals and Storage
Powered by an Exynos 980 5G chipset topped with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of onboard storage.
Quantum RNG chip has a CMOS image sensor to detect photons to generate random numbers for encrypted keys. It protects users when they first log into their carrier account. The network undergoes Quantum-based OTP authentication.
The smartphone is equipped to function as a secure bank for storing personal documents.
SK Telecom explained:
“When a user of Galaxy A Quantum sets biometric authentication with ‘SKT 5GX Quantum’ in the SK Pay app, you can see the message ‘SK Pay is protected with SKT 5GX Quantum’ at the top of the smartphone screen when using the app.”
The software front is handled by One UI 2 flavored Android 10.
The smartphone comes with a quad sensor rear camera featuring a 64 MP main sensor. It accompanied by 12 MP ultra-wide lens, and 5 MP depth sensor, 5 MP macro lens.
On the front, it supports a 32 MP wide imaging sensor for selfies.
Battery and Pricing
It has a 4500 mAh battery backed by 25W fast charging.
From May 15 -21, It will be up for pre-order in South Korea. It will cost $529.
Samsung Galaxy A Quantum Specifications
- CPU: Octa-core (2×2.2 GHz Cortex-A77 & 6×1.8 GHz Cortex A55)
- GPU: Mali-G76 MP5
- Chipset: Exynos 980 (8 nm), QRNG security chipset
- OS: Android 10.0; One UI 2
- Networks: 2G, 3G, 4G LTE, 5G
- AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 6.7 inches, 1080 x 2300 pixels resolution, 20:9 aspect ratio
- RAM: 8 GB
- Internal: 128 GB
- Primary: 64 MP + 12 MP + 5 MP + 5 MP
- Secondary: 32 MP
- Connectivity: LTE, USB Type-C, GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0,
- Fingerprint scanner: Yes (in-display)
- Battery: 4500 mAh
- Price: $529