Samsung has launched its newest addition to Galaxy F collection, the non secular successor to the Galaxy F41 launched final 12 months. This 12 months, Samsung has packed a flagship Exynos processor on the system and a bigger battery as nicely, which suggests the worth has additionally gone up – the Galaxy F62 begins at ₹23,999. However specs solely inform half the story and the general expertise of a tool is what issues essentially the most, so with out additional ado, right here’s our assessment of the Samsung Galaxy F62.
Design and show
Samsung likes making large telephones, and the Galaxy F62 isn’t any exception. The 6.7-inch display sports activities a pointy 1080p Tremendous AMOLED panel that has nice viewing angles and might be one of the best show you will notice at this worth level. The 60Hz refresh charge is decrease than many different units on this class, however these units normally ship with an LCD display.
At 218 grams, this cellphone is actually cumbersome, however not as a lot as you’d count on contemplating it has a large 7000mAh battery inside, probably as a result of Samsung’s “Glasstic” polycarbonate again. The again of the cellphone seems flashy and feels precisely like a mirror – it additionally attracts fingerprints and smudges identical to one.
The buttons on the aspect have a really meaty, clicky really feel once you press them. The fingerprint sensor on the Galaxy F62 is positioned on the facility button and it’s a lot sooner than the A51 and the A71 or any current smartphone with an in-display optical scanner. Samsung doesn’t embody a case within the field with the F62, however you must in all probability purchase one to guard the plastic again and digital camera bump.
With a 64 MP main shooter, a 12 MP ultrawide sensor, and two 5 MP macro and depth sensors, Samsung has used the identical quad-camera setup from the Galaxy M51 and Galaxy A71. However as a result of this system sports activities the Exynos 9825, the velocity of taking images is way sooner than each the M51 and the Galaxy A71, that sport a Snapdragon 730G and 730 respectively.
The Samsung Galaxy F62 takes good images through the day, with the 64 MP major digital camera capturing good element and the dynamic vary is nice. However that is additionally true for the Galaxy M51 and A71, which additionally takes related photos. By way of picture high quality, the Galaxy F62 produces photos which are barely saturated and on the hotter aspect. You’re nonetheless getting 16MP binned photos, however the photos are sharp and crisp. The ultrawide digital camera can also be fairly succesful and your photos gained’t look too totally different in comparison with the primary digital camera by way of color and dynamic vary.
The macro digital camera on this system is a little bit of a hit or miss as a result of when it does work it takes some very crisp photographs of the topic. However as a rule, you’ll be tapping the display fairly a couple of instances simply to get the macro digital camera to focus and the entire expertise may simply be higher general, in our opinion. You additionally get Bixby Imaginative and prescient and AR Emoji, that are lacking on its different funds choices.
Utilizing the Galaxy F62’s digital camera will really feel very acquainted for those who’re coming from one other Galaxy system operating One UI, however new customers will discover the interface fairly simple to make use of and filled with options. Samsung’s digital camera does are inclined to return some punchy, vivid photos in comparison with competing units just like the OnePlus Nord, however these are nonetheless a number of the greatest photos you’ll be able to take, with the attainable exception of the Mi 10i that was lately launched.
The Galaxy F62 ships with the 7nm octa-core Exynos 9825 processor, which runs two highly effective Samsung cores, two Cortex A75 cores and 4 environment friendly A55 cores. This is identical processor that shipped on the Observe 10 collection, and it exhibits in day-to-day duties like switching between cameras, modifying images or opening high-efficiency movies and so forth. There are merely zero stutters and 0 lags when utilizing the cellphone.
It’s once you open up your favorite video games that the Galaxy F62 actually exhibits what its able to. On Asphalt 9, the sport masses rapidly, graphics and visuals are rendered flawlessly with none lag or stutter. Nevertheless, after an hour of continuous gaming on the cellphone, the cellphone grew to become somewhat heat and the sport started to stutter. It wasn’t the sport, nonetheless. The built-in gaming mode appeared to have throttled the cellphone and disabling it restored the smoothness instantly.
The battery life on the Galaxy F62 was the largest shock. Previous to the Samsung Galaxy F62, each cell flagship processor has nearly all the time provided as much as a day’s battery, at greatest. However this cellphone goes on and on – with round seven hours of gameplay over a single day, plus common social media use, it was at two % 38 hours after taking it off the charger.
Initially, it was arduous to not be skeptical of the 7000 mAh battery and marvel why Samsung put such a big battery if to not make up for a power-intensive CPU, identical to they included a 6000 mAh battery with the Exynos 9611 chipset on the Galaxy M collection. However in contrast to the latter, the Exynos 9825 is environment friendly sufficient to make sure the cellphone lasts for 2 days on a full cost with average use.
Many would possibly marvel if Samsung put within the 7000mAh battery due to a power-intensive Exynos 9825, identical to they did with the 6000 mAh battery that accompanies many M collection telephones that shipped with the Exynos 9611. Nevertheless that is merely not true, the Galaxy F62 lasts for over a day with extraordinarily heavy use, resembling a mixture of gaming and video modifying, and greater than 36 hours with mild use like often checking social media. One can confidently take the cellphone out within the morning and have greater than sufficient energy after a whole days use, and even use the USB-C to USB-C cable to cost one other system, successfully making all these energy financial institution jokes a actuality.
The system doesn’t ship with 5G assist, however at this worth level and contemplating how distant we’re from a correct working 5G community throughout the nation, this cellphone has greater than sufficient energy underneath the hood for the subsequent couple of years. It’ll additionally age rather more gracefully than the opposite telephones on this worth section due to its higher processing capabilities and huge RAM and storage capability. Samsung nonetheless ships lots of bloatware on this system that prices upwards of ₹20,000 which is irritating. Whilst you can not take away apps like Netflix and Fb – these can solely be disabled, others like Moj, Chingari, ShareChat MX TakaTak, PhonePe and PaySense might be uninstalled.
In the meantime, Samsung has shipped Android 11 on this cellphone, with One UI 3.1 out of the field. As a substitute of the extra restricted One UI Core, you get the complete expertise on this one – so S Pay works, Bixby additionally works (though most might not care) and so do Good Lock modules and Safe Folder. The software program feels nicely optimised and there aren’t any micro lags or stutters when switching apps or multitasking. Samsung hasn’t specified what number of updates the Galaxy F62 will get, however hopefully, it’s three years of platform updates – identical to the Galaxy A51 and A71.
Samsung has priced the system at ₹23,999 which makes it simple to suggest over the Galaxy A71 and the M51 and even the OnePlus Nord, if efficiency and battery life is your major consideration. Positive, having 5G and the next refresh charge would have been good, nevertheless it feels just like the Galaxy F62 has ticked off all the suitable packing containers for a cellphone on this worth vary. In order for you a tool that provides efficiency higher than the competitors, respectable digital camera high quality, wonderful battery life and quick software program updates, then the Galaxy F62 is unquestionably value contemplating on the present worth.