Samsung's newly unveiled smartphone Galaxy On Nxt is slated to go on sale in India on October 23 mid-night (11:59 pm) through Flipkart.
The Galaxy On Nxt is priced Rs. 18,490, but is it worth the hardware it houses, considering that there are so many options in the India's highly competitive mid-range sector. To provide better perspective, we have listed five key features of the new Samsung phone mid-range, that may help make an informed decision whether to buy or not.
The new Galaxy On Nxt boasts full metal-cover on the cover including the edge around all the corners, a huge improvement other J and On series-based mid-range phones. To further increase the durability of the phone, Samsung has also incorporated 2.5D Corning Glass shield on the front display panel.
Besides the build quality, another notable aspect of the Galaxy On Nxt is its camera hardware. It houses top-notch snapper on the back, which boasts 13MP CMOS lens having large f/1.9aperture size to absorb more light, which in turn help get nice quality pictures even during low light conditions. It also features LED flash, autofocus, panorama and full HD video recording ability.
It also houses equally impressive wide-angle 8MP front camera with f/1.9 aperture, which guarantees fine quality group selfies.
To further enhance the photography experience, Samsung has incorporated palm and gesture selfie, and beautifying effects on the Galaxy On Nxt.
Processor, RAM and storage:
Samsung Galaxy On Nxt comes packed with a efficient Samsung Exynos 7870 octa-core CPU, which clock up to 1.6GHz speed. It is backed by ARM Mali T830 MP1 graphics engine, sumptuous 3GB RAM, 32GB internal storage, which can expanded up to 256GB via microSD card.
To support the power guzzling 5.5-inch full HD display, Samsung has incorporated a massive 3,300mAh battery, which can keep the phone running for whole day under mixed usage.
In a bid to increase the productivity of the phone, Samsung has also introduced proprietary smartphone app- S Power Planning, that lets users to smartly manage the battery with features like Reserve Battery, Extend Battery and Call Forwarding on zero battery.
Like all the newly launched mid-range phones, Samsung too comes with a finger-print sensor, but whats's different is that it is positioned on the front side for easy access and also doubles up as a home button.
The Galaxy On Nxt also boasts of Samsung's exclusive app dubbed as the "S Secure", which allows locking and hiding apps with sensitive information via fingerprint sensor, so that it cannot be accessed by children or guest users.
And, it also protects the phone while accessing public Wi-Fi, so that no hacker can steal information.
Like the Galaxy J series phones, the Galaxy On Nxt also comes with value-added features such as cost-effective Ultra Data Saving (UDS) Mode, which allows users to save up to 50% mobile data through compression technology. Samsung India has also launched an industry first S bike mode, an innovative application that enables consumers to 'ride tension free' and encourages responsible riding.
Read more: Working description of Samsung's S Bike mode
Complete specifications of Samsung Galaxy On Nxt:
|Model||Samsung Galaxy On Nxt|
|Display||5.5-inch full HD (1920x1080p) TFT LCD screen with 2.5D glass shield
|OS||Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow|
|Processor||1.6GHz Samsung Exynos 7870 octa-core CPU|
|GPU||ARM Mali T830 MP1|
|Storage||32GB, expandable up to 256GB|
|Add-ons||Fingerprint sensor, metal-body, dual-SIM slots (type: micro), Bluetooth v4.1, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), A-GPS, micro USB v2.0|
|Dimensions||151.1 x 74.9 x 8.1 mm|
|Colours||Black and gold|