Samsung Galaxy On Nxt to go on sale via Flipkart on October 23
Samsung Galaxy On Nxt to go on sale via Flipkart on October 23Samsung Press Kit

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.

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Build quality:

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.

Camera:

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.

Battery:

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.

Security:

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.

Honourable mention:

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
  • Pixel density: 401 ppi (pixels per inch)
OS Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Processor 1.6GHz Samsung Exynos 7870 octa-core CPU
GPU ARM Mali T830 MP1
RAM 3GB
Storage 32GB, expandable up to 256GB
Camera
  • Main: 13MP CMOS camera with f/1.9 aperture, LED flash, autofocus, HDR, full HD video recording
  • Front: 8MP CMOS camera with wide-angle field of view, f/1.9 aperture
Battery 3,300mAh
Network 4G-LTE
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
Price Rs. 18,490
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