The Samsung Galaxy A71 is the bigger option if you feel the Samsung Galaxy A51 is not premium enough for you. Both phones were announced in Vietnam with a similar design.
This device will be the successor of the Samsung Galaxy A70 and A70S. It sports a better processor and specifications with an impressive camera set-up. It also features an Infinity-O display like the Galaxy Note 10.
Samsung Galaxy A71 Key Specs & Features
- 6.7 inch Super AMOLED Display, 1080 x 2400 pixels, (~393 PPI density)
- Android 10; One UI 2
- 2.2 GHz Octa-core Qualcomm SDM730 Snapdragon 730
- 6GB / 8GB RAM
- 128GB inbuilt storage expandable via SDcard
- 64 MP + 12 MP + 5 MP + 5 MP Rear Camera
- 32 MP Front Camera
- Fingerprint (under display, optical)
- 4G LTE Network
- Fast battery charging 15W
- 4500 mAh Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Design and Display
The Samsung Galaxy A71 looks similar to the Galaxy A51. The device is still built with a premium plastic on the back and a glass on the front. The rear panel house the rectangle camera with an LED flash and the branded logo.
It measures 163.6 x 76 x 7.7 mm in dimensions and weight 179 grams which is still not that heavy considering the big battery. On the front, it comes with a punch hole that hosts the front camera.
The Samsung Galaxy A71 features a 6.7-inch S-AMOLED Infinity-O display that is integrated with a fingerprint reader.
It carries support for a Full HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels and a tall aspect ratio of 20:9. The screen has display protection and a higher screen to body ratio of 87.2%.
For photography, the Samsung Galaxy A71 has a rectangular camera module that houses four lenses and an LED flash.
The primary camera consist of an f/1.8 aperture 64-megapixel main lens, an f/2.2 aperture 5-megapixel depth sensor, an f/2.4 aperture 5-megapixel macro lens and lastly an f/2.2 aperture 12-megapixel ultrawide sensor.
For capturing selfies and video calling, it has an f/2.2 aperture 32-megapixel front camera. The primary camera features LED flash, panorama, HDR and can shoot 4K video quality.
Hardware and Software
On the hardware, Samsung Galaxy A71 is blessed with an upper mid-range Snapdragon 730 chipset based on 8 nm process technology with an octa-core processor clocking at a speed of 2.2 GHz.
It has Adreno 618 GPU for graphics and gaming. Powering the whole system is an Android 10 operating system out of the box with One UI 2.0 user interface slapped on top.
The device is available in 6GB and 8GB RAM variants. Both RAM has a native inbuilt storage of 128GB with a dedicated microSD card slot for additional storage.
Battery and Network
The smartphone draws its power from a 4,500mAh battery that supports 25W fast charging. It also has support for Face recognition.
The dual SIM has 4G LTE networks for fast browsing and downloads.
Other connectivity options on the Samsung Galaxy A71 are Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, a hotspot for wireless internet connection, Bluetooth, A-GPS for navigation, FM radio for entertainment, NFC for sharing of data and 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector for file transfer and charging.
Samsung Galaxy A71 Price And Availability
The Samsung Galaxy A71 price starts at €470 (around 190,000 Naira) in Europe. The official launch date is not yet known.
It will be shipped in multiple colors such as Prism Crush Black, Prism Crush Silver, and Prism Crush Blue.
Samsung Galaxy A71 Specs
Here are a few specs of the Samsung Galaxy A71:
- Platform: Android 10.0; One UI 2
- Processor: Octa-core Qualcomm SDM730 Snapdragon 730 (2.2 GHz dual-core Kryo 470 Gold & 1.8 GHz hexa-core Kryo 470 Silver)
- GPU: Adreno 618
- Memory: 6GB RAM / 8GB RAM
- Colours: Prism, Crush Black, Silver, Blue, Pink
- Dimension: 163.6 x 76 x 7.7 mm
- Weight: 179 g
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM) or(Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- SIM Count: Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Display: 6.7 inches Super AMOLED Display 1080 x 2400 pixels, (~393 ppi density)
- Screen Protection: Yes, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 64 MP (wide) + 12 MP (ultrawide) + 5 MP (wide macro) + 5 MP (wide, depth) Quad Camera, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/240fps Videos
- Rear Camera Features: LED flash, PDAF, panorama, HDR
- Front Camera: 32 MP Camera, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/2.8″, 0.8µm, 1080p@30fps Video
- Built-in Storage: 128 GB
- Memory Card Support: Yes up to 1 TB
- Bundled Cloud Storage: Yes
- 2G GSM: Yes
- 2G CDMA 1X: Yes, GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
- 3G WCDMA: Yes
- 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: No
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: No
- WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 5.0
- NFC: Yes, (market dependent)
- Infrared Blaster: No
- USB Port: Yes USB 2.0, USB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: Yes
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: No
- SpO2: No
- Pedometer: No
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (under display, optical)
- Iris Scanner: No
- Face Unlock: Yes
- Stylus Pen: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: Yes (dedicated mic)
- Wireless Charging: No
- Built-in Mobile Payment: Yes
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant: No
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: Yes
- Battery: Non-Removable Li-Po 4500 mAh Battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: Yes (25W Capacity)