Samsung Galaxy A71, A51 launched with Infinity-O display, quad cameras
Samsung has expanded its portfolio of Galaxy A-branded phones with the newly announced Galaxy A71 and Galaxy A51. These mid-range handsets feature Infinity-O AMOLED screens, quad rear cameras, in-display fingerprint sensors, mid-range internals, and fast-charging support. These models have now been introduced in Vietnam but they are expected to arrive in international markets, including India, in the coming weeks. Here's our roundup.
Samsung Galaxy A71, Galaxy A51: At a glance
Right of the bat, both handsets look nearly identical with Infinity-O displays, slim bezels, and polycarbonate bodies. However, the Galaxy A71 is marginally taller with its 6.7-inch screen than A51's 6.5-inch display. Notably, both the phones come with full-HD+ Super AMOLED panels and offer a taller aspect ratio of 20:9. Further, they also come with in-display fingerprint sensors for secure unlocking.
Both models offer quad rear cameras
The Galaxy A51 primary camera setup comprises a 48MP (f/2.0) main lens, a 12MP (f/2.0) ultra-wide-angle lens, a 5MP (f/2.4) macro lens and a 5MP (f/2.2) depth sensor. The Galaxy A71 also gets a similar setup but with a 64MP (f/1.8) main lens. On the front, both the handsets offer a 32MP (f/2.2) sensor for selfies, video calling, and face unlock.
Under the hood
Both phones are powered by an unnamed octa-core processor, paired with upto 8GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage (expandable upto 512GB). Under the hood, the A71 packs a 4,500mAh battery that supports 25W fast charging while the A51 gets a 4,000mAh battery with 15W fast charging support. Both handsets also run on Android 10-based One UI 2.0 and support the latest connectivity options.
Pricing and availability
In Vietnam, the Galaxy A51 is priced at VND 7,990,000 (roughly Rs. 24,500) for the 6GB/128GB model and it will go on sale from December 27. As for the Galaxy A71, Samsung is yet to announce its price and availability details.