Samsung galaxy A71 comes with 25w fast charging

Samsung galaxy A71 is the recent smartphone under the revered galaxy series.

The device sports a punch-hole display with new quad camera design at the rear. The four camera lens at the rear are positiones in form of the letter ‘L‘. It comes with an infinity-O AMOLED bezel-less display.

The primary rear camera has a pixel of 64 with the front camera pixels being 32MP. The fingerprint type is an in-display fingerprint sensor with several other unlock options like the ‘face unlock’, pattern, etc. also included. The phone comes with two differing RAM models – a 6GB one and an 8GB variant with both having also differing price tags. You might opt for a single SIM model or a dual dedicated SIM model (there’s no hybrid SIM ports here).

Samsung galaxy A71 comes in five outstanding colours being prism, crush black, silver, blue, and pink. The 4500mAh Li-po battery packed by the smartphone could fast charge at 25W.

Highlights

  • Released december 2019
  • Qualcomm SDM730 Snapdragon 730 octacore processor
  • In-display fingerprint sensor
  • 128GB ROM – 6GB RAM, 128GB – 8GB RAM variants
  • 64MP + 12MP + 5MP + 5MP quad rear camera – 32MP single front camera
  • 4500mAh battery with 25W fast charging
  • Android 10.0 with custom One UI 2

Smooth Infinity O display

A 6.7 inches AMOLED glass capped with a corning gorilla glass protection crowns the display of the smartphone. The screen resolution is a wide 1080 x 2400 pixels with excellent screen-to-body ratio.

The front design features a punch-hole which the single selfie lens is engraved. This front design looks smarter with minimal bezels on all sides. Meanwhile, the rear has the four cameras positioned in a unique letter L shape. The body of the smartphone is plastic.

Height163.6 mm
Width76 mm
Thickness 7.7 mm
Weight 179 gram
BuildMaterial Glass and Plastic
Screen ProtectionNo
Back Protection No
Size6.7 inches
Resolution1080 x2400 px Full HD+
PPI Density393 PPI
Aspect Ratio19.5:9
Screen to Body Ratio89%
ColorPrism, Crush Black, Silver, Blue, Pink

Advantage: Excellent display specifications.
Disadvantage: No front protection.

Samsung galaxy A71 design

Samsung galaxy A71 processor, software and memory specifications

The Samsung galaxy device has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 processor with eight cores. A dual core Kryo 470 gold clocks 2.2 GHz while an hexa core Kryo 470 silver clocks 1.8 GHz.

The internal memory is same for all variants of the device at 128GB. This storage could be extended to 1TB with the aid of a memory card.

On the software aspect, galaxy A71 has the latest Android operating system.

Operating systemAndroid 10.0
Custom UIOne UI 2
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 730
Technology8 nm
CPU
  • 64 bit
  • 2.2GHz
  • Octa core (2.2 GHz, Dual core, Kryo 470 + 1.8 GHz, Hexa Core, Kryo 470)
GPU Adreno 618
RAM6GB / 8GB
Internal Memory64GB / 128 GB
External MemoryYes , Upto 512GB
OTG SupportYes

Advantage:

  • Good performance
  • Excellent memory capacity

Disadvantage: –

Gilt-edge cameras

The quad rear camera sported by the smartphone portrays recurrent trends while it’s quality shows class. The primary camera lens of the four renders 64MP of image.

Features of this camera include touch to focus, while a lone LED flash is situated with the camera lens. On a punch hole, is engraved a powerful 32MP shooter.

For the front camera however, there is no LED flash as most of the device’s display is covered by the screen with minimal bezels.

Rear camera
  • 64MP (Main)
  • 5MP (Depth)
  • 5MP (Macro)
  • 12MP (Wide)
Aperture(rear)
  • f/1.8 (64MP)
  • f/2.2 (5MP)
  • f/2.4 (5MP)
  • f/2.2 (12MP)
FlashYes
EIS Yes
Optical StabilizationNo
Front Camera32MP
Aperturef/2.2
EISNo
OIS No

Advantage: Excellent front and rear cameras.

Disadvantage: No LED flash for the selfie camera.

Samsung galaxy networks supports

The samsung galaxy A71 smartphone doesn’t supports 5G network, however major bands of 2G,3G, and 4G are supported.

SIMNano + Nano
4G LTE(unspecified)
3GHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 / HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
2GGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
SpeedHSPA, LTE-A
EDGEYes
GPRS Yes

Advantages: –

Disadvantages: 5G network not supported.

Samsung Galaxy A71

Connectivity and sensors

A USB type C is made for the galaxy smartphone with upgraded versions of all connectivity options installed.

Optical fingerprint sensors frequently greets the display of premium phones and the galaxy A71 isn’t an exception. Making for smooth and swift unlock, the in-display sensor offers beauty to the module.

WiFiWi-Fi 802.11, ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz
Mobile HotspotYes
Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0
Navigation
  • A-GPS
  • Beidou
  • Galileo
  • GLONASS
  • GPS
USB TypeUSB Type C
Fingerprint SensorANT+ fingerprint sensor, optical
Other Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyro
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Compass

Advantage: Excellent connectivity specifications. A better in-display fingerprint sensor is made for the device.

Disadvantage: –

Samsung galaxy A71 battery

25W swift charging is made for the 4500mAh battery.Advantage: good battery life. 25W fast charging. Disadvantage: A higher battery capacity would have been better.

Type Li-PO battery
Capacity4500mAh

Removable
Non-Removable

Fast charging
25W fast battery charging

Samsung galaxy A71 price and availability in Nigeria

The 6GB variant of samsung A71 costs N163,800 while the 8GB variant of the smartphone is N182,000. In coming days, major online stores in the country would begin plaxing the smartphone for sale.

Verdict

Samsung galaxy A71 smartphone betters the galaxy M30s released late september. This makes the price of this new premuim device way higher than it’s predecessor – the galaxy A70 and M30s.

The pricing matches the quality of the smartphone: Few devices possess versatile high quality cameras with an excellent 25W fast charging.

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