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Samsung Galaxy A55 5G

  • RAM: 6GB, 8GB
  • Internal Storage: 128 GB, 256GB
  • Battery: 5,000 mAh
  • Main camera: 50 MP + 12MP + 5 MP
  • Front camera: 32MP
  • Display: 6.46 inches, 120 Hz
  • Processor: Exynos 1380
  • Connectivity: Dual sim, 2G, 3G, 4G, Wi-Fi
  • Colors: Lime, Graphite, Violet, White
  • OS: Android 13, One UI 5.1

KShs 50,000.00KShs 55,500.00


Samsung Galaxy A55 5G in Kenya

Samsung Galaxy A55 5G Price in Kenya is Ksh 50,000 –  55,500. Buy Samsung Galaxy A55 5G at the best price in Kenya from Starmac.It comes among Samsung’s 2024 midrange 5G smartphones with decent features. It has a glass front and back, with Gorilla Glass protection and an IP67 rating that assures you of durability. The display is a 6.6-inch Super AMOLED with high screen resolution, and brightness, with fluid 120Hz refresh rate. The A55 packs 8GB and 12GB RAM with up to 256GB ROM expandable via a sim-shared SD card slot. Camera-wise, the phone has three rear cameras comprising of a 50MP main camera, a 12MP Ultrawide camera, and a 5MP Macro, and records full HD 4K videos. The front camera is a 32MP camera that records 4k videos.

Under the hood, the A55 5G packs a powerful Octa-core Exynos 1480 that supports multitasking and gaming with vapor chamber cooling. The phone operates within Android 14’s One UI 6.1 OS that personalizes your user experience and ensures optimal performance. It supports BT, Wi-Fi, NFC, and GPS. Keep your data safe with the Samsung Knox Vault, fingerprint sensor, and face unlock feature. Powering this impressive phone is a massive storage 5000mAh Li-Po battery with 25W wired fast charging capabilities.

Samsung Galaxy A55 5G Specs in Kenya

Feature Specs
Brand Samsung
Model  Galaxy A55 5G


 March 11, 2023

March 15, 2023

Price Ksh.50,000 –  55,500
RAM  8GB, 12GB
Internal storage 128GB, 256GB
SD Card Slot Yes, sim shared
Weight 213g
Display Type: Super AMOLED

Size: 6.6 inches

Dimensions:161.1 x 77.4 x 8.2mm

Resolution: 1080x2340pixels, 390ppi

Refresh Rate: 120Hz.

Protection: Gorilla Glass Victus +

Brightness: 1000nits (HBM)

Operating System Android 14, One UI core 6.1
Chipset Exynos 1480
CPU Octa-core (4×2.75GHx Cortex-A78 & 4×2.0GHz Cortex-A55)
GPU Xclips 530 GPU
Camera Rear Camera

50MP f/1.8 wide, PDAF, OIS

12MP f/2.2, 1230 Ultrawide

5MP f/2.4 macro

Supporting video quality up to 4K@30fps, gyro-EIS

LED Flash, Super HDR, Panorama, Autofocus

Selfie Camera

32MP, f/2.2 wide

Supporting video quality at 1080p@30fps

Self-Timer, Face-unlock, HDR.

Network GSM, HPSA, LTE, 5G
SIM Card Hybrid dual sim
Bluetooth Yes, 5.3, A2DP, LE
Loudspeaker Yes, Stereo
3.5mm Audio Jack No
Wi-Fi & WLAN   Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band

Wi-Fi Direct


USB USB Type-C 2.0, OTG
Radio No
GPS Yes. Equipped with GLONASS, GPS, BDS, and GALILEO
Sensor Fingerprint (Under-display, optical), accelerometer, proximity, Compass
Battery Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable
Charging Wired Fast charging 25W.
Colors Ice Blue, Lilac, Navy, Lemon
Others IP67 Water/dust resistance up to 1m for 30 minutes, Samsung Knox Vault

Design and Physical Attributes

Samsung Galaxy A55 5G is a mid-range smartphone that comes in a premium look. Say goodbye to plastic bodies and welcome the Aluminium frame that effortlessly blends with the glass back and front to produce a refined handset that speaks class. The glass surfaces are protected by anti-scratch and shatter Gorilla Glass Victus + which together with Aluminium and the IP67 give you confidence and peace of mind.  The phone is slim with an 8.2mm thickness and lightweight, weighing 213g which is easy to handle. Choose from the available Ice blue, Lilac, Navy, and Lemon colors to complement your style and personality.

Unlock a world of possibilities on the vibrant Full HD 6.6-inch Full HD Super AMOLED screen with 1080×2340 pixels resolution, and 390ppi density for easy viewing. The display has a 120Hz refresh rate for a fluid scrolling and high app-loading experience that will leave you satisfied.  The Galaxy A55 5G has a slim bezel with up to 1000nits brightness for crystal clear outdoor viewing even in direct sunlight. Dive into an amazing smartphone experience with this incredible phone.


Processor and OS

The A55 5G is a high-performance phone that allows you to perform your tasks and have an optimal phone experience. The phone operates within the One UI 6.1 operating system based on the latest Android 14. The rich ecosystem optimizes the phone’s performance and functionality, enabling you to perform different tasks at high speed while enabling customization so your phone operates as you wish. The OS also ensures the applications are up to date, with 5 years of security updates thus enhancing the functionality of the phone.

The phone runs on the Exynos 1480 chipset, a high-performance chipset that supports gaming, data processing, and multitasking. In the background is an octa-core CPU running at 2.75GHz and a new Xclipse 530 GPU that enables great real-time graphics. Enjoy every epic moment with your phone with zero lags especially when playing high-end games or performing extreme tasks as the phone comes with a vapor chamber cooling that keeps it at a steady temperature.


Powering the A55 5G is a high-capacity 5000mAh Li-Po non-removable battery that supports a longer single-charge use compared to the A54 5G. It is charged by a 25W fast charger connected to a USB Type C 2.0 cable. The high-capacity battery means you can use your phone to perform your daily tasks, play games, watch videos, listen to music, and other functions without worrying about running out of power. Although battery life depends on the usage, the A55 allows you to concentrate on productivity and worry less about running out of power.


The Samsung A55 5G supports up to 12GB RAM and 256GB internal storage. You can expand this memory via the sim-shared SD card slot up to 1TB external memory. The large memory space means you get to save more documents, images, videos, and music and download games and apps without worrying about running out of space. This also means the phone operates better with no lags that may appear in low-memory situations.


The A55 5G brings improved cameras to enable you to capture, edit, share, and relive memorable moments. The rear camera is a triple camera setup consisting of a 50MP wide-angle high-resolution camera, a 12MP 1230 f/2.2 ultrawide, and a 5MP f/2.4 macro camera. Night photography has never been better thanks to improved NPU and enhanced sensors that capture light and shadows in detail. To enhance your photo and video experience, the camera supports PDAF, and OIS for video stabilization. The camera records UHD 4k videos with gyro-EIS which ensures they are stable and clear. Enhance your camera experience with HDR, Panorama, and LED Flash.

At the front is a 32MP f/2.2 wide selfie camera that supports self-timing, face-unlock, and HDR. The front camera also supports videos up to 4k@30fps. The cameras come with additional features that enable you to take snapshots or videos according to your mood or the scene. These features include:

  • Autofocus
  • Geotagging
  • White balance
  • Face Detection
  • Digital zooming

You can edit your photos effortlessly with remastering, background blur, and erasing shadows plus other features before sharing on social media or with family and friends. This phone is a great choice for content creators and artistic people who love creativity and good-quality photography and videography.

Connectivity and Comms

Samsung Galaxy A55 5G is a Hybrid dual sim phone that supports GSM, HSPA, LTE, and 5G network connectivity. The phone is Bluetooth 5.3 enabled for easy pairing with other devices like audio devices and speakers and file sharing. You also get NFC for convenient transactions. The A55 supports dual-band Wi-Fi 6 connectivity that enables you to enjoy reliable internet surfing, uploading, and downloading files. You can also create hotspots for other devices. For a wired connection, you can use the USB C port that doubles as the charging point too. Enjoy quick calls, music, gaming, and watching videos with great sound output from the stereo speakers. Although the phone lacks an audio jack, you can connect to audio devices via Bluetooth for an enhanced sound experience.


The A55 5G is a great companion when finding direction, mapping new routes, or finding your way around the city. You have access to GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, or BDS positioning features that enable you to find your way around easily thanks to their accuracy.

Sensors and Biometrics

Samsung Galaxy A55 5G comes with an in-display fingerprint sensor to help keep your data safe and private. You can also activate the face unlock feature thanks to the biometric algorithms in the front camera for additional security.  The phone has other sensors including the accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass sensors that help you understand your phone’s functionality. The sensors also allow you to use the phone as you deem fit, for instance, the accelerometer and gyro sensors help change your phone orientation especially when gaming or watching.

Samsung Knox System

With EAL5 and Samsung Knox Vault, the A55 5G ensures your sensitive information stays protected. This includes passwords, PINs, and patterns. The system encrypts your data and sends it to the vault storage that is separated from the main OS.

Quality Calls and Audio

The A55 5G has stereo speakers that ensure you enjoy the rich sound when making calls, listening to music, watching videos, or gaming.