SAMSUNG Galaxy A90 5G

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  • Released: 2019, September
  • Display: 6.7 inches
  • Processor: Octa-core 2.84 GHz 2.42 GHz 1.78 GHz
  • RAM: 6GB
  • Storage: 128GB
  • Battery: Li-Po 4500 mAh
Announced 2019, September
Status Available. Released 2019, September
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 26, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66
1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41
5G bands 41, 78 Sub6
Speed HSPA, LTE-A, 5G
Dimensions 164.8 x 76.4 x 8.4 mm (6.49 x 3.01 x 0.33 in)
Weight 206 g (7.27 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 6), glass back (Gorilla Glass 6), aluminum frame
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Type Super AMOLED
Size 6.7 inches, 108.4 cm2 (~86.1% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~393 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 6
Always-on display
OS Android 9.0 (Pie), upgradable to Android 11, One UI 3.1
Chipset Qualcomm SM8150 Snapdragon 855 (7 nm)
CPU Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 485 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4x1.78 GHz Kryo 485)
GPU Adreno 640
Card slot microSDXC (6GB model only)
Internal 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM
UFS 3.0
Main Camera
Triple 48 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide), 1/2.0", 0.8µm, PDAF 8 MP, f/2.2, 12mm (ultrawide), 1/4.0", 1.12µm 5 MP, f/2.2, (depth)
Features LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps (gyro-EIS), 720p@960fps
Selfie camera
Single 32 MP, f/2.0, 25mm (wide), 1/2.8", 0.8µm
Features HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
Type Li-Po 4500 mAh, non-removable
Charging 25W wired
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack No
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
Radio No
USB USB Type-C 3.1
Sensors Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Samsung DeX (desktop experience support) ANT+
Colors White, Black
Models SM-A908B, SM-A908N, SM-A9080
SAR EU 0.38 W/kg (head) 1.55 W/kg (body)
Price About 400 EUR

Samsung Galaxy A90 5G Review: Display, Camera, Performance, and Battery Life


The Samsung Galaxy A90 5G has a 6.7-inch Super AMOLED Plus display with a resolution of 2400x1080 pixels and a pixel density of 393ppi. The display is bright, colorful, and sharp, and it's great for watching videos, playing games, and browsing the web. The display also has a wide viewing angle, so you can see it clearly even from the side.


The Galaxy A90 5G has a triple-lens rear camera system with a 48MP main sensor, an 8MP ultrawide sensor, and a 5MP depth sensor. The front-facing camera has a 32MP sensor. The rear camera system is capable of taking good photos in most lighting conditions, but it's not as good as the camera systems on more expensive flagship phones. The front-facing camera is great for taking selfies and video chatting.


The Galaxy A90 5G is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor and 6GB of RAM. This gives the phone plenty of power to handle even the most demanding tasks, such as gaming and multitasking. The phone also has 128GB of internal storage, which is expandable via microSD card.

Battery life

The Galaxy A90 5G has a 4500mAh battery, which is larger than the batteries on most other smartphones. This gives the phone excellent battery life, and you can easily get through a full day of use on a single charge. The phone also supports 25W fast charging, so you can quickly charge it up when you need to.


  • Large and bright display
  • Excellent battery life
  • Good performance
  • 5G support
  • Affordable price


  • Camera system is not as good as on more expensive flagship phones
  • No headphone jack
  • Large and heavy phone

Who should buy it?

The Samsung Galaxy A90 5G is a good choice for people who want a large and powerful phone with a long battery life and 5G support. It's also a good choice for people who are on a budget, as it's one of the more affordable 5G phones on the market.

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