Samsung Galaxy A15 5G: eSIM, Wireless Charging, IP Rating – Complete Guide

The specifications of the budget Samsung Galaxy A15 5G include a Dimensity 6100+ 5G chip, up to 8GB of RAM, and a 50-megapixel main camera at the back.

The Galaxy A15 5G does not support eSIM or wireless charging. Sporting a large battery with 5,000mAh capacity that lasts up to 2 days on a single charge, the Galaxy A15 5G has good battery life.

Samsung Galaxy A15 5G in brief

  • OS: Android 14
  • Release Date: December 2023
  • Network Type: 2G/3G/4G/5G
  • Display: 6.5-inch
  • Processor: Dimensity 6100+ 5G
  • Selfie Camera: 13 MP
  • Rear camera: 50 MP triple
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • ROM: 256 GB
  • Battery: 5000 mAh
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Samsung Galaxy A15 5G in black

Samsung Galaxy A15 5G: Your Questions Answered

In this section, we answer some of the most common questions users are asking about Samsung Galaxy A15 5G.

Is Samsung A15 5G waterproof?

It is. Samsung A15 5G has no ingress protection (IP rating). It is not water proof. Do your best to avoid splashes of water or of any other liquid.

Does Samsung Galaxy A15 5G support eSIM?

The Galaxy A15 5G does not support eSIM, so you cannot use an eSIM with it.

Is Samsung Galaxy A15 5G dual SIM?

The Galaxy A15 has both single SIM and dual SIM versions..

Does Samsung Galaxy A15 5G have wireless charging?

Unfortunately, Samsung A15 does not have any form of wireless charging. You can only charge it via a cable.

Does Samsung A15 5G have glass back?

Being an entry-level Android phone, the Galaxy A15 5G does not have a glass back. The back panel is made of plastic.

Does Samsung A15 5G have a fingerprint sensor?

The Galaxy A15 5G has a fingerprint sensor located in the power button on the side of the phone.

Does Galaxy A15 5G have Gorilla Glass?

Samsung Galaxy A15 5G does not have Gorilla Glass on its display.

Does Samsung A15 5G support fast charging?

The Galaxy A15 5G is equipped with a 5000mAh battery and 15W fast charging.

Does the Samsung Galaxy A15 5G have a headphone jack?

The Galaxy A15 5G does not have a headphone jack. As such, you can only use a Bluetooth wireless earphone or a USB-C earphone.

Will Samsung Galaxy A15 5G get Android 14?

It is not clear at this time whether the Galaxy A15 5G will get updated to Android 14 or not.

Is Samsung Galaxy A15 5G unlocked?

In the United States, the Galaxy A15 5G is available in both unlocked and locked forms, depending on what carrier or retailer you buy it from. Ask your carrier for details.

Does Samsung have stores in the US?

Samsung has multiple stores in the United States where you can walk in to buy their phones. Visit Samsung.com USA and use the Store Locator tool to find the locations of Samsung stores in the USA.

Having answered these key questions, you might want to have a look at the detailed specifications and price of the phone in the section below.

Samsung Galaxy A15 5G Specs

Mobile Wireless Network and Software

  • 2G mobile network bands: GSM, GPRS, EDGE 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz.
  • 3G mobile network bands: UMTS, WCDMA, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 MHz
  • 4G mobile network bands: LTE.
  • 5G mobile network bands: Yes.
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM, Dual SIM
  • Software / OS: Android 14 + OneUI 6

Design, Form Factor, Appearance

  • Dimensions: 160.1 x 76.8 x 8.4 mm
  • Weight: 200g
  • Display: 6.5 inches, 1080 x 2400 pixels, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, 90Hz refresh rate, Super AMOLED screen
  • Colours: Black. Dark Red. White/Silver. Blue Black.
  • Physical Build: Plastic frame; plastic back

Internal Hardware Specs

  • Processor Type: 64-bit, Octa-core Cortex-A76
  • Processor Name: MediaTek Dimensity 6100+
  • Graphics Processor: ARM Mali-G57 MC2
  • RAM: 4 GB / 6 GB / 8 GB.
  • Internal Storage: 128 GB / 256 GB
  • External Storage: microSD, up to 512 GB (shared slot)

Photography, Video Recording

  • Main Camera: 50 MP ISOCELL JN1 wide angle lens + 5 MP  f/2.2 UltraWide lens + 2 MP f/2.4 depth sensor, autofocus, LED flash, 1080p@30fps video recording
  • Front Camera: 13 MP, Face Recognition, 1080p@30fps video capture

Audio, Video Playback

  • Music Support: PCM, AAC / AAC + / eAAC + / MP3 / AMR – NB / WB / APE
  • Audio: 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Loudspeaker: Mono speaker
  • Video Support: H.264/MP4/MPEG4 player
  • FM Radio: Yes (International version only)

Phone Sensors

  • Digital Compass: No.
  • Accelerometer: Yes.
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes.
  • Ambient Light Sensor: Yes.
  • Barometer: No.
  • Pedometer: No.
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No.
  • Gyroscope (G-Sensor): Yes.
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes; side-mounted.
  • Face Unlock: Yes.
  • Iris Scanner: No.
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: No.
  • Voice Control: No.
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes; Google Assistant.
  • Infra-red Sensor: No.

Connectivity Options

  • Bluetooth Version: 5.0
  • Bluetooth Profiles: A2DP
  • WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, hotspot
  • GPS: Yes, A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO
  • USB: microUSB v2.0. Type-C
  • NFC: Yes

Miscellaneous Specs

  • Battery Type and Capacity: Non-Removable Lithium-Polymer 5000 mAh
  • Battery Charging: 15W fast charging
  • Wireless Charging: No.
  • Reverse Charging: No.
  • Model Version/Numbers: SM-A156B, SM-A156B/DS, SM-A156P, SM-A156P/DS, SM-A156U, SM-A156U1, SM-A156U1/DS, SM-A156W, SM-A156P/N, SM-A156P/DSN, SM-S156VL, SM-A156M, SM-A156E
Samsung Galaxy A14 5G: Colors
Samsung A15 5G is available in a range of colours, depending on region and country.

When was Samsung Galaxy A15 5G released?

  • Announced: December 2023
  • Release Date: December 2023

Price: How much is Samsung Galaxy A15 5G in the USA, UK, EU?

  • USA: from $197 .
  • Canada: from CA$
  • United Kingdom (UK): £
  • European Union: from €203
  • United Arab Emirates (UAE): from AED
  • India: from ₹ 17,819

The above prices may change with time from country to country, as market forces and economic policies influence product price movements.

Samsung Galaxy A15 5G in silver.

Does Samsung Galaxy A15 5G have Google Play Store?

It supports Google Services and software applications, including Play Store and Maps, Gmail, YouTube, and others.

Will Samsung Galaxy A15 5G work in the USA?

This is a GSM phone and is supported on US GSM carriers like AT&T and T-Mobile and other networks riding on their networks. It does not support CDMA networks. Do make enquiries from your carrier to know what bands/frequencies are supported on their service.

Is Samsung Galaxy A15 5G worth buying?

Samsung A15 5G is an excellent package for the price, and we recommend it to those looking for a sub-$200 5G smartphone in the United States where most Chinese phone brands are not available. However, in most places outside of the USA, you will find much better phones at the same price point.

The above is a recommendation based on the specifications of the device and a general guide to help you understand how much value a device offers for its price. It is not an endorsement of the device. Ask questions and use your judgement when buying any device; MobilityArena takes no responsibility for your buying decisions.

Review Rating

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