Samsung Galaxy A55 and A35 Available in Kenya: A Sneak Peek Before Official Launch


Most of us budget folks out there are very familiar with Samsung’s Galaxy A series lineup, it offers what some of us would refer to as a blend of cost-efficiency with usable specs. And it’s not only now when we are eagerly expecting the Galaxy A55 and A35 but Samsung’s Galaxy A series has long been synonymous with offering midrange smartphones that strike a balance between performance and affordability. The anticipation has been building up for the latest additions to the lineup to official launch here in Kenya for some time now. We do not need to wait any longer as the Samsung Galaxy A55 and A35 both have made an early appearance in Kenya ahead of their official scheduled launch.

Quick Summary:

  • Samsung Galaxy A55 and A35 are currently the latest midrange smartphones from Samsung and have arrived in Kenya ahead of their official launch.
  • Both devices boast an impressive set of  specifications which include decently powered processors, a high-resolution camera, and vibrant Super AMOLED displays.
  • The Galaxy A35 features the Exynos 1380 processor, 8GB of RAM, and up to 256GB of storage, coupled with a 6.6-inch Super AMOLED screen with a 120Hz refresh rate.
  • On the other hand, the Galaxy A55 is powered by the Exynos 1480 processor and comes in either 8GB or 12GB of RAM with up to 256GB of storage, along with a similar 6.6-inch Super AMOLED display with HDR10+ support and a 120Hz refresh rate.
  • Both devices come equipped with impressive camera setups such as a 50MP main camera with OIS, accompanied by ultrawide and macro lenses, as well as high-resolution selfie cameras.
  • Additional features include large-capacity batteries, fast charging support, and IP67 dust and water resistance, enhancing the overall user experience.

Samsung Galaxy A35:

The Samsung Galaxy A35 is powered by the Exynos 1380 processor which gives it a smooth performance boost and efficient multitasking capabilities. It also features a 6.6-inch Super AMOLED display panel complete with a 120Hz refresh rate that ensures vibrant colors and smooth animations.

Alongside the goodies, it packs a 50MP main camera as well accompanied by an ultrawide and macro lenses that enables it to deliver stunning photography results in various scenarios. There’s also a  large 5000mAh battery underneath which ensures long-lasting usage, while fast charging support enables quick replenishment of battery life.

Samsung Galaxy A55:

On the other hand, the Galaxy A55 is equipped with the Exynos 1480 processor which is even more powerful in comparison, catering to the needs of demanding users. It has a similar 6.6-inch Super AMOLED display with HDR10+ support and a 120Hz refresh rate providing an immersive viewing experience. The camera setup is also impressive, including a 50MP main camera with OIS and ultrawide and macro lenses, the Galaxy A55 captures detailed and vibrant images. Like its counterpart, the Galaxy A55 boasts a large 5000mAh battery and fast charging support, ensuring extended usage without compromising on convenience.

Implications and Availability:

The early availability of the Samsung Galaxy A55 and A35 in Kenya offers consumers the opportunity to experience the latest innovations in midrange smartphones ahead of their official launch. With competitive pricing starting from Ksh 48,500 and Ksh 52,000 respectively present compelling options for individuals seeking performance and functionality without breaking the bank.


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