Samsung and SK Telecom have announced the ‘Galaxy A Quantum’ the world’s first 5G smartphone ‘Galaxy A Quantum’ equipped with a quantum random number generation (QNRG) chipset in South Korea.
Galaxy A Quantum specifications:
Galaxy A Quantum is a rebranded variant of Galaxy A71 with a QNRG chipset.
Samsung Galaxy A Quantum has a 6.7-inch FHD+ Infinity-O Super AMOLED display with a punch-hole on the center of the display that holds a 32MP (f/2.2) selfie camera with thin bezels on the bottom that gives a fine look to the device.
It comes in equipped with the Samsung Exynos 980 chipset with QNRG chipset that is developed by SK Telecom’s Switzerland-based subsidiary ID Quantique. The QRNG chipset is the SKT IDQ S2Q000 and it enhances the security of the phone’s data by using quantum encryption technology to generate random numbers and create unpredictable secure keys.
The chipset comprises an LED and a CMOS image sensor, which detects the light emitted by the diode and generates random numbers. These random numbers are then provided to services that require identification and certification, such as mobile payments apps, to generate encryption keys and enhance their security.
It comes in coupled with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage (UFS 2.1) which can be expanded using a dedicated microSD slot. It also features an in-display fingerprint sensor that unlocks the device faster.
It features a rectangular quad-lens rear camera setup with a 64MP (f/1.8) primary sensor with autofocus support, a 12MP (f/2.2) ultra-wide-angle lens with 123-degree FOV, a 5MP (macro lens) and a 5MP (depth sensor) with superb camera features.
It comes in with Android 10-based One UI 2 running out-of-the-box, it includes a 4,500 mAh battery with 25W fast-charging support.
Galaxy A Quantum Pricing and Availability:
Samsung Galaxy A Quantum is priced at KRW 649,000 (~Rs. 39,800) and will be up for pre-booking in South Korea from May 15, with sales starting from May 22 in three beautiful colors options named Prism Cube Black, Prism Cube Sliver, Prism Cube Blue.
If you pre-order the Galaxy A Quantum will get a pair of Galaxy Buds for free, and if you buy it after the pre-booking period you will get a discount coupon worth KRW 50,000 (~Rs. 3060) to purchase the Galaxy Buds.