After launching the successor of its several revamped Galaxy A series devices (Galaxy A10s, A30s and A50s), Samsung has officially announced the Galaxy A70s. Like the other Galaxy A series successors, it also features few upgrades over the predecessor.
Galaxy A70s now comes with a massive AMOLED display, a 64MP camera, 6GB or 8GB of RAM and support for 25W fast charging technology. These are the highlights of the device.
The display is a 6.7-inch AMOLED Infinity-U display which indicates the notch is still existent on the front and comes in a 20:9 aspect ratio. The screen has a Full HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels which is baked in with a fingerprint scanner.
Under the hood is a Snapdragon 675 chipset paired with either 6GB or 8GB of RAM with a 128GB expandable internal storage via microSD.
For photos, the Galaxy A70s is equipped with a triple camera system on the rear composed of Samsung’s 64-megapixel (f/1.8) primary camera sensor, a 123-degrees ultrawide 8MP sensor, and a 5MP depth sensor. For selfies, the phone has a 32MP snapper with an f/2.0 aperture.
Similar to the Galaxy A10s, A30s, and A50s, this phone also ships with Android 9.0 Pie out of the box with OneUI splashed on top of it. The whole system is powered by a 4500 mAh battery which supports 25W fast charging.
On connectivity, the Galaxy A70s has a USB Type C port, dual 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11ac and 3.5mm headphone jack.
As mentioned before the phone comes with either 6GB or 8GB of RAM paired with 128GB of internal storage. The base variant was launched at a price of around $411 in India, approx. Ksh 43,000. The upper 8GB/128GB memory option is priced at about $440 (Approx. Ksh 48,000).
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|Specs||Samsung Galaxy A70s Specifications|
|Body||Dimensions||164.3 x 76.7 x 7.9 mm|
|SIM||Single SIM or Dual SIM|
|Type||Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen|
|Resolution||1080 x 2400 pixels|
|Platform||Operating System||Android 9.0 (Pie); One UI|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SDM675 Snapdragon 675 (11 nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (2x2.0 GHz Kryo 460 Gold & 6x1.7 GHz Kryo 460 Silver)|
128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM
|MicroSD Card slot||microSDXC (dedicated slot)|
|Camera||Rear Facing Cameras||64MP + 8MP + 5MP Triple|
|Features||LED flash, panorama, HDR|
|Video Recording||2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/240fps|
|Front facing camera||32 MP|
|Connectivity||Cellular Data||2G, 3G, 4G|
|Battery||4500 mAh non-removable battery|
|Available colors||Prism Crush Red, Prism Crush White, Prism Crush Black|
|Status||Available. Released 2019, September|