Where to buy the Samsung Galaxy A55 – UK, EU

Where to get your hands on Samsung's new Galaxy - the Galaxy A55

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With the gap between the latest Galaxy A and Galaxy S smartphones smaller than ever, here’s where to buy the Samsung Galaxy A55 so you can test the difference firsthand. Samsung’s Galaxy A series targets users after more affordable handsets that still offer a range of flagship features, and are really popular handsets in the midrange market.

In a nutshell, the Galaxy A55 comes with an impressive 6.6-inch Full-HD display, a new glass and metal frame, and an improved Exynos processor. Read on to get a quick glance at the phone’s full specs list, followed by some quick links to where to buy the Galaxy A55 in the UK and EU regions.

Samsung Galaxy A55 at a glance

SpecificationsSamsung Galaxy A55
Dimensions161.1 x 77.4 x 8.2mm
Display6.6-inch FHD+, Super AMOLED Display, 120Hz refresh rate
Weight213g
Memory/storage12GB + 256GB
ProcessorExynos 1480
Camera50MP Main Camera, 12MP Ultra-Wide, 5MP Macro
Selfie camera32MP Front Camera
Battery5,000mAh
OSAndroid 14, One UI 6.1
SecuritySamsung Knox
ColorsAwesome Iceblue, Awesome Navy, Awesome Lilac
Samsung Galaxy A55 specs table via Samsung.com

Where to buy the Samsung Galaxy A55 in the UK

Visually speaking, the Galaxy A55 has an iconic Samsung look, with its candy bar frame and trio of floating cameras definitely reminiscent of last year’s Galaxy A54. However, the Galaxy A55 makes itself unique as the first Galaxy A series to get a metal and glass build, and its new Exynos 1480 chipset gives it that extra processing power to set it apart from the rest of the A series lineup. The two new models, the Galaxy A55 and Galaxy A35, were announced in a Samsung Newsroom press release on the 11th of March, and arrive in the UK on the 20th of March, 2024.

What’s more, the Galaxy A55 will get a range of the coveted Galaxy AI features that came to the Galaxy S24, so you can expect better photography post-processing and improved AI functionality. Essentially, with the Galaxy A55, Samsung is making an immersive smartphone experience even more accessible. This year, the model comes in four cool-toned colorways, Awesome Iceblue, Awesome Navy, Awesome Lilac, and Awesome Lemon.

Where to buy the Samsung Galaxy A55 in the EU

The Galaxy A55 was launched in a range of regions directly after its announcement on the 11th of March, and Europe was one of them.

What’s the price of the Galaxy A55?

There are two storage variants of the Galaxy A55 available, with a margin of £50 separating the different models. The base model comes with 128GB of storage and 8GB of RAM, and starts at £439 / €479. The next model up comes with an increase to 256GB of storage and is priced at £489 / €529. The Galaxy A35 is a cheaper alternative that was launched alongside the Galaxy A55, and gets slightly less impressive specs relative to its lower starting price of £339 / €399.

Can you get the Galaxy A55 in the US and Canada?

Unfortunately, Samsung has confirmed that its Galaxy A55 smartphone will not be released in the US anytime soon; this will likely extend to regions in Canada too. However, the alternative and cheaper Galaxy A35 will be getting a US launch. In a statement to CNET, Samsung confirmed that the “Galaxy A35 5G will be coming to the US market”, and that they “look forward to sharing more details in the coming weeks”.

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