Samsung Galaxy A25 aptX, Wireless Charging, IP Rating, IR blaster, etc – A Super Guide

Samsung Galaxy A25 is a decent mid-range 5G smartphone with an all-round feature set and capabilities. It sports a 6.5-inch display, an Exynos 1280 chipset, up to 8GB of RAM, a 5000mAh battery.

Welcome to our complete guide to this phone. We cover its specifications, price, release date, and answer some of the questions you are asking about it.

Samsung Galaxy A25
Samsung Galaxy A25

Samsung Galaxy A25 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: SA/NSA.
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM, Dual SIM
  • Software / OS: OneUI 5, based on Android 13

Design, Form Factor, Appearance

  • Dimensions: 162 x 77.5 x 8.3 mm
  • Weight: 199g
  • Display: 6.5 inches, 1080 x 2340 pixels, 20:9 aspect ratio, 90Hz refresh rate, Super AMOLED, water drop screen.
  • Colours: Lime. Like Green. Blue Lime. Grey.
  • Physical Build: Glass front, plastic frame, plastic back panel.

Internal Hardware Specs

  • Processor Type: 64-bit, 2.4 GHz Octa-core
  • Processor Name: Exynos 1280 (6nm)
  • Graphics Processor: Mali-G68 MC4
  • RAM: 6 GB / 8 GB
  • Internal Storage: 128 GB / 256 GB
  • External Storage: microSD, up to 1 TB (shared slot)

Photography, Video Recording

  • Main Camera: 48 MP main lens + 8 MP ultrawide sensor + 5 MP macro lens, autofocus, LED flash, 1080p@30fps video recording
  • Front Camera: 13 MP, fixed focus, Face Recognition, 1080p@30fps video capture

Audio, Video Playback

  • Music Support: PCM, AAC / AAC + / eAAC + / MP3 / AMR – NB / WB / APE
  • 3.5 mm audio jack: Yes.
  • Loudspeaker: Mono speaker
  • Video Support: H.264/MP4/MPEG4 player
  • FM Radio: Region-dependent.

Phone Sensors

  • Digital Compass: Yes.
  • 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: 5.2
  • Bluetooth Profiles: A2DP
  • WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
  • USB: microUSB v2.0. Type-C.
  • NFC: No.

Miscellaneous Specs

  • Battery Type and Capacity: Non-Removable Lithium-Polymer 5000 mAh
  • Battery Charging: 25W fast charging
  • Wireless Charging: No.
  • Reverse Charging: No.
  • Model Version/Number: SM-A256U.

When was Samsung Galaxy A25 released?

  • Announced: December 18, 2023.
  • Release Date: December 18, 2023.

Price: how much is Samsung Galaxy A25 in the US, UK, EU, Australia, and others?

  • USA: from $320.00
  • Canada: from C$ 432.99
  • UK: from £350 (6/128 GB)
  • Australia: A$599.00
  • European Union (Germany, France, Spain, others): €300-320 (6/128 GB). €350-€370 (8/256GB)

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

Frequently Asked Questions about Samsung Galaxy A25

In this section, we answer some of the most common questions users are asking about the Galaxy A25.

Does Samsung A25 have FM Radio

Samsung A25 is likely to have FM radio built in according to region or market.

Does Samsung Galaxy A25 have Google Play Store?

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

Will Samsung Galaxy A25 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 the Samsung A25 waterproof?

It is. Samsung A25 has no ingress protection. It is not water proof or dust proof.

Can Samsung Galaxy A25 use eSIM?

The Galaxy A25 does not support eSIM, so you cannot use an eSIM with it.

Is Samsung Galaxy A25 dual SIM?

The Galaxy A25 has both single SIM and dual SIM versions..

Does Galaxy A25 have wireless charging?

Unfortunately, Samsung A25 does not have any form of wireless charging. You can only charge it via a cable.

Does Samsung A25 have glass back?

The Galaxy A25 has a plastic back panel.

Does Samsung A25 have fingerprint?

The Galaxy A25 has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor located in the power button.

Does Galaxy A25 have Gorilla Glass?

Samsung A25 has a 6.5-inch Super AMOLED display with a 1080×2340-pixel resolution and it does not have Gorilla Glass protection.

Does Samsung A25 support fast charging?

The Galaxy A25 is equipped with a 5000mAh battery and 25W fast charging.

Does the Samsung Galaxy A25 have a headphone jack?

The Galaxy A25 does not have a headphone jack. As such, you can only use a Bluetooth wireless earphone or a USB-C earphone.

Will Samsung Galaxy A25 get Android 14?

There is some likelihood that the Galaxy A25 will get updated to Android 14.

Does Samsung Galaxy A25 have aptX Bluetooth codecs, Wireless Charging, IP Rating, and IR blaster?

  • It supports Bluetooth 5.3 with A2DP and LE profiles, but it does not have aptX Bluetooth codecs.
  • It has a 5000 mAh battery with 25W fast charging, but it does not have wireless charging.
  • It does not have an IP rating for water and dust resistance.
  • It has a fingerprint sensor on the side, but it does not have an IR blaster.

Is Samsung Galaxy A25 unlocked?

In the United States, the Galaxy A25 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 USA and use the Store Locator tool to find the locations of Samsung stores in the USA.

Is Samsung Galaxy A25 worth buying?

Samsung Galaxy A25 is the first in its lineup to have 5G connectivity. The A23 and A24 before it were both 4G smartphones. We will have a more conclusive verdict on it after the official announcement.

Our Buyer’s Guide Verdict 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.

Disclaimer: While we take the pains to ensure accuracy, we can not guarantee that the specs and  information on this page are 100% correct. If you think that any information for the current phone is wrong or missing, please leave a comment below.

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