Samsung Galaxy A71 launched in India at Rs. 30,000
South Korean tech giant Samsung has launched its premium mid-ranger Galaxy A71 smartphone in India today. It comes in a solo 8GB/128GB configuration and is priced at Rs. 29,999. The key highlights of the handset include its punch-hole AMOLED screen, a 64MP quad rear camera, and a bunch of features that are exclusive for the Indian market. Here's our roundup.
Samsung Galaxy A71 offers punch-hole design, AMOLED screen
Samsung Galaxy A71 comes with a punch-hole design featuring an edge-to-edge screen and slim bezels. On the rear, the polycarbonate panel has an L-shaped rectangular camera module that houses four lenses and an LED flash. The phone features a 6.7-inch AMOLED screen with a full-HD+ (1080x2400 pixels) resolution, 20:9 aspect ratio, and an under-display fingerprint sensor for secure biometric authentication.
The smartphone houses a 64MP quad rear camera
The primary camera unit on the Samsung Galaxy A71 comprises a 64MP (f/1.8) primary sensor, a 12MP (f/2.2) ultra-wide-angle lens, a 5MP (f/2.4) macro lens, and a 5MP (f/2.2) depth sensor. On the front, the handset houses an impressive 32MP (f/2.2) selfie snapper. Moreover, the rear camera supports 4K video recording at 30fps, while the selfie snapper can shoot 1080p videos at 30fps.
Under the hood
The Samsung Galaxy A71 is powered by a Snapdragon 730 octa-core processor, coupled with 8GB RAM and 128GB of expandable storage. The phone runs on Android 10-based One UI 2 and packs a 4,500mAh battery that supports 25W fast-charging technology. In addition, it offers all the latest connectivity options including dual-SIMs (Nano), dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, Type-C port, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
The phone also gets some exclusive 'Make in India' features
The Galaxy A71 offers several India-centric features including multilingual typing and a 'Finder' feature which helps you to quickly search content on the phone. It also comes preloaded with Samsung Pay and Samsung Knox for enhanced security. Moreover, there are visual cards that help reduce clutter while messaging, and a Smart Crop feature that lets you share and edit screenshots with a single touch.
Finally, what about pricing and availability?
As far as pocket-pinch is concerned, the Samsung Galaxy A71, which is available in solo 8GB/128GB configuration, is priced at Rs. 29,999. The handset will go on sale via Samsung e-store, Samsung Opera House, and all leading online sales channels starting February 24.