Samsung is now looking to take on the Chinese brands like Xiaomi, Huawei, OPPO, etc. To reclaim the lost market share the tech giant has launched a new M series and refreshed the A series. While the M series focuses on the budget devices, the A series offers a slight premium touch to their devices. Samsung has streamlined its approach to take on the affordable flagship market as well. Samsung is adding another gem to their A series by launching the all-new Galaxy A70 and A80 in the market.
Samsung Galaxy A80 appeals to the premium smartphone users featuring the rotating triple camera setup which flips to become the front camera. The Samsung Galaxy A70 comes with a large infinity display, triple cameras, and a host of features.
Samsung Galaxy A70: Specifications
The Galaxy A70 sports a 6.7-inch Infinity-U Full HD+ Super AMOLED display. The display houses the fingerprint sensor and comes with a 20:9 aspect ratio. The infinity-U display hides the front camera at the top with a neatly designed earpiece. The In-Display fingerprint sensor has support Samsung Pass which can be used to protect app content, files or media stored on the smartphone.
In terms of optics, the Galaxy A70 has triple rear cameras which consist of a 32MP primary sensor, an 8MP ultra-wide sensor, and a 5MP depth sensor. There is a 32MP shooter at the front as well.
The smartphone runs on 1.7GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 processor that features 2 cores clocked at 2GHz and the rest 6 cores are clocked at 1.7GHz coupled with a 6GB RAM. It has an internal storage of 128GB which can be expanded up to 512GB via a micro SD card.
The A70 drives its power from a 4500mAh battery which supports fast charging up to 25W. The Galaxy A70 runs on Samsung’s One UI based on Android 9 Pie with features like one-hand navigation, Night Mode, App Timer, and the standard suite of Samsung apps.
Samsung Galaxy A70
6.7-inch FHD+ (1080×2040) Super AMOLED Infinity-U Display
Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 (Dual 2.0GHz + Hexa 1.7GHz)
6GB / 8GB
32MP, f/1.7 + 8MP, f/2.2 ultra-wide + 5MP, f/2.2
4,500mAh, 25W Super Fast Charging technology
OneUI based Android 9 Pie
In-Display fingerprint sensor, facial recognition with Samsung Pass.
Price & Availability
Samsung Galaxy A70 is priced in India at Rs. 28,990 for a 6GB RAM + 128GB storage variant. The pre-bookings for Galaxy A70 is live from 20th April which will go through April 30. Customers will be able to purchase the Samsung U Flex Bluetooth headset worth Rs. 3,799 at just Rs. 999 if they pre-book the Galaxy A70.
The Samsung Galaxy A70 will go on open sale in India starting 1st May through all retail stores, Samsung Online shop, and Flipkart.