A new Samsung smartphone has been made official in South Korea. The Galaxy Wide 5 is a mid-range device with 5G connectivity, a triple-camera setup, and a big battery. The smartphone is priced at KRW 4,49,900 (around $385) and can be purchased via SK Telecom’s website. It comes in three color variants: Black, Blue, and White.
The Galaxy Wide 5 features a 6.6-inch Infinity-V LCD display with Full HD+ resolution. It comes equipped with the MediaTek Dimensity 700 processor, 6GB RAM, 128GB storage, and a microSD card slot (up to 1TB expandable). The phone has an 8MP front-facing camera and a 64MP triple-camera setup at the rear. The rear-facing camera setup includes a 5MP ultrawide camera and a 2MP depth sensor.
The phone runs Android 11-based One UI 3.1 out of the box. Other features include 5G connectivity, GPS, Wi-Fi 5, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, a USB Type-C port, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The Galaxy Wide 5 is powered by a 5,000mAh battery and supports 15W fast charging. The phone has a side-mounted fingerprint reader as well.
It is expected that this smartphone will launch in other markets as the Galaxy F42 5G.