Samsung Galaxy A80 Up for Pre-orders in India Via Flipkart with 5% Cashback Offer on Citi Credit Cards

Samsung Galaxy A80 Pre Order July 22 2019

After months of waiting, Samsung finally announced the release of the Samsung Galaxy A80 for the Indian market a few days ago. At launch, Samsung announced that the phone would be going pre-orders starting from July 22. True to its word, the handset is indeed available on pre-order from both Flipkart and Samsung India’s official online store. The phone maker is also offering a few bundled offers for customers who decide to pre-book the smartphone. Let’s take a closer look at what these offers are.

Flat 5% Cashback On Samsung Galaxy A80 Pre-orders

The Samsung Galaxy A80 has been priced at INR 47,990 in India. Only a single storage variant is offered with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of ROM. You do get to choose from three color options – Angel Gold, Ghost White, and Phantom Black. Interested buyers can pre-book the smartphone be heading over to Flipkart and Samsung India web store.

On every pre-order of this smartphone, Samsung is offering flat 5 percent cashback to those who make their purchase using a Citibank Credit Card. This offer seems to be valid on both online stores and is said to be applicable on both EMI and non-EMI purchases. From August 1, the Galaxy A80 should be available for direct purchase. Interestingly, the 5% Citibank cashback offer seems to be valid until August 31.

Flipkart doesn’t mention a cap for how much amount one can avail with the Citibank offer. However, a cap of INR 200 is attached to a 5 percent cashback offer that the e-retail site offers to Axis Bank Buzz Credit Card users.

Additionally, Samsung is offering a one-time screen replacement plan for just INR 990 extra. This offer can be claimed by only those customers who pre-book a Samsung Galaxy A80 before July 31 and activate it before August 15.

Samsung Galaxy A80 Specifications, Features

The Galaxy A80 is an upper mid-range smartphone from Samsung. It is touted as the first smartphone to feature a stating triple camera setup. This setup is comprised of a 48MP primary camera, 8MP ultrawide camera, and a ToF 3D depth sensor. This setup is located on a sliding-rotating mechanism so that the same cameras can be used for both rear photography and selfies. This also helps the large 6.7-inch FHD+ resolution Super AMOLED screen at the front stay free from the controversial notch design. This phone also boasts an in-display fingerprint scanner.

The Galaxy A80 comes powered by a Snapdragon 730G chipset (same as the SDM730 but with some gaming-centric enhancements). This chipset has been paired with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage for Indian customers. The phone ships with Android 9 Pie-based OneUI. As for the battery, the phone houses a 3700mAh cell inside that charges over a USB Type-C port and supports 25W fast charging. The only feature missing on this phone is the 3.5mm headphone jack.

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Awad handles gadget reviews and high priority stories for MySmartPrice. He also dabbles in translating Chinese smartphone launch events from time to time. With a degree in Software Engineering and experience with logic boards and circuits, Awad prefers to focus on the PC side of the tech world.