Rumor has it that Samsung is working on a Galaxy A82 (with alleged model designation SM-A826B, though that isn’t certain yet). Unfortunately, there’s no confirmation that the phone will feature a flip-up camera like the A80. So far we really only know that it will be a 5G phone.
Samsung Galaxy A82 5G is in the works with the model number SM-A826B It isn’t clear if the Samsung Galaxy A82 5G will have the same flip camera design as the Galaxy A80
Samsung Galaxy A80 from 2019 had a unique sliding and rotating camera that doubled up as both the front and rear camera. This was not only innovative but was also an interesting approach to a typical smartphone design. However, for reasons unknown, Samsung dropped the idea of a successor in 2020.
But a successor — the Samsung Galaxy A82 5G — is indeed in the works with model number SM-A826B, according to a report from GalaxyClub. However, it isn’t clear whether the Samsung Galaxy A82 5G will adopt the same design language as the Samsung Galaxy A80 with a rotating camera or it will have a regular camera module.
Currently, that kind of design is available only on Asus’ Zenfones. And until under-display cameras become more common,
However, it’s also worth noting the smartphone that was initially believed to be the Samsung Galaxy A81 last year eventually launched as the Galaxy Note 10 Lite. So there’s this question mark that will continue hanging over the phone till it becomes a reality. The exact launch timeline for the Galaxy A82 launch remains a mystery for now.