Samsung A70 Review

Samsung A70 Review

The Samsung A70 has a 32-megapixel selfie camera, an Infinity-U display and a Triple Camera at the back. The Samsung Galaxy A70 is sold in Nigeria at the time of this review between ₦ 116,000 to ₦ 117,000. The Samsung Galaxy A70 is a mid-range smartphone for the younger generation who enjoy making, sharing and consuming live video content.

The Samsung Galaxy A series is a Samsung Electronics line of mid-range smartphones. The series contains 15 Smartphones: Galaxy A10e, Galaxy A10, Galaxy A10s, Galaxy A20e, Galaxy A20, Galaxy A30, Galaxy A30s, Galaxy A40, Galaxy A40s, Galaxy A50, Galaxy A50s, Galaxy A60, Galaxy A70, Galaxy A80, and Galaxy A90 5G.


Design

The Samsung A70 has a metal frame on the front and back of the phone in a glass and metal design that delivers a premium feel.

The Galaxy A70 is not heavy and it’s easy to hold in one hand with a dimension of 164.3 X 76.7 x 7.9 mm, it can still be difficult for those with smaller palms to hold.

On the right side of this device, the power and the volume keys are easily accessible while the SIM tray is found on the left side of this device.

At the base, the Galaxy A70 packs a 3.5mm headphone jack, a speaker and a USB-C v2.0 port for charging.

The smartphone comes in various color options – black, blue, pink and white.

Display

The Samsung Galaxy A70 comes with a 6.7 inch Full HD + Super AMOLED display with a pixel resolution of 1080×2240 and a ~385 PPI density. It has a 20:9 aspect ratio and a ~ 87.5% screen-to-body ratio.

The small notch at the top of the screen is called an Infinity-U Display that’s what Samsung basically calls it. The A70 also features an in-display fingerprint scanner on screen for logins and authentication.

  • Type Color Super AMOLED screen (16M)
  • Touch Yes, with Multitouch
  • Size 7 inches, 1080 x 2400 pixels
  • Aspect Ratio 20:9
  • PPI ~385 PPI
  • Screen to Body Ratio ~ 87.5%
  • Notch Yes, Water Drop Notch

Camera

The A70 comes with four cameras, at the rear you’ll find a Triple Camera with an LED Flash, 32MP (f/1.7), an 8MP (f/2.2) ultra-wide angle, a 123-degree lens and a 5MP (f/2.2) depth camera for blurred background portraits.

The Front (selfie) Camera is 32MP (f/2.0).

The Galaxy A70 supports video recording with 4K resolution at 30fps or full HD capture up to 60fps. The ultra-wide video recording lens may also be enabled but the footage can only be captured in Full HD resolution at 30fps in this mode.

  • Rear Camera 32 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP with autofocus
  • Features Panorama, HDR
  • Video Recording 1080p @ 30fps FHD
  • Flash Yes, LED
  • Front Camera 32 MP

Samsung’s Live Focus mode creates blurred background portrait pictures, using the 32MP and 5MP depth sensors, which create photos that appear quite good.

Memory

The Samsung Galaxy A70 comes with 6 GB of RAM, 128 GB of internal storage, and a memory card slot expandable up to 512 GB. Memory cards offer more storage capacity to your phone.

  • RAM 6 GB
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Card Slot Yes, up to 512 GB

Performance

Samsung Galaxy A70 smartphone runs on Android v9.0 (Pie) operating system and is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 with 6GB or 8GB of RAM depending on your region, 2 GHz, Octa Core Processor with an Adreno 612 GPU.

Galaxy A70 performs daily tasks without any problems.

For Gaming, it runs most of the high definition games smoothly. You won’t notice much lag while playing heavy graphics games.

  • OS Android v9.0 (Pie)
  • Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 675
  • CPU 2 GHz, Octa-Core Processor
  • Core Details 0 GHz Kryo 460 Gold & 6×1.7 GHz Kryo 460 Silver
  • GPU Adreno 612

Comparing the Galaxy S and A series. Galaxy S series is made with respect to performance, while the A series is designed with respect to the balance between design and performance.

There is no IP67 or IP68 rating for this device, according to the Samsung official website. That means the new Samsung Galaxy A70 is not dust or water-resistant.

Battery Life

The A70 comes with a non-removable 4500mAh Li-Po battery with 25Wsuper-fast charging.

For heavy users, the battery can take you throughout the day, while for light users, the Samsung Galaxy A70 can go till the next day in terms of battery life.

There’s no wireless charging.

  • Type Non-Removable Battery
  • Size 4500 mAh, Li-Po Battery
  • Fast Charging 25W Super-Fast Charging

Connectivity

A70 has all of the connectivity options that a standard smartphone includes.

GPRS, EDGE, 3G, 4G, VoLTE (Dual Stand-By), Wifi (with wifi-hotspot), Bluetooth v5.0, USB-C v2.0, USB Features, & USB Charging.

Should You Buy The Samsung Galaxy A70?

Is Samsung A70 worth buying?

The Samsung Galaxy A70 is a mid-range phone with a few flagship features that are equipped with an excellent 4,500mAh battery. The life of the battery is so good that you can maintain full-day use. Best of all, the Galaxy A70 supports up to 25W quick charge and you get a super-fast charger with the package.

Where To Buy

  • This product is available at Jumia, Jumia, Jumia, Jumia.
  • At jumia.com.gh you can purchase Samsung SMA-A7050 Galaxy A40s - 128GB HDD - 6GB RAM - WHITE for only GHS 2,999.00, which is 100% less than the cost in Jumia (UGX 1,369,000.00).
  • The lowest price of Samsung Galaxy A70 Dual SIM 6.7" 6GB RAM 128GB ROM 4500mAh Li-Po Battery 32MP Camera - Blue was obtained on June 17, 2020 12:00 pm.


SAMSUNG GALAXY A70 FULL SPECIFICATIONS

General
Sim Type Dual Sim, GSM+GSM
Dual Sim Yes
Sim Size Nano+Nano SIM
Device Type Smartphone
Release Date March 2019
Design
Dimensions 164.3 x 76.7 x 7.9 mm
Display
Type Color Super AMOLED screen (16M)
Touch Yes, with Multitouch
Size 6.7 inches, 1080 x 2400 pixels
Aspect Ratio 20:9
PPI ~385 PPI
Screen to Body Ratio ~ 87.5%
Notch Yes, Water Drop Notch
Memory
RAM 6 GB
Storage 128 GB
Card Slot Yes, up to 512 GB
Connectivity
GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes
3G Yes
4G Yes
VoLTE Yes
Wifi Yes, with wifi-hotspot
Bluetooth Yes, v5.0
USB Yes, USB-C v2.0
Extra
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
Fingerprint Sensor Yes, In-Display
Face Unlock Yes
Sensors Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass
3.5mm Headphone Jack Yes
Extra NFC
Camera
Rear Camera 32 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP with autofocus
Features Panorama, HDR
Video Recording 1080p @ 30fps FHD
Flash Yes, LED
Front Camera 32 MP
Technical
OS Android v9.0 (Pie)
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 675
CPU 2 GHz, Octa-Core Processor
Core Details 2×2.0 GHz Kryo 460 Gold & 6×1.7 GHz Kryo 460 Silver
GPU Adreno 612
Java No
Browser Yes, supports HTML5
Multimedia
Email Yes
Music Yes
Video Yes
FM Radio Yes
Document Reader Yes
Battery
Type Non-Removable Battery
Size 4500 mAh, Li-Po Battery
Fast Charging 25W Super Fast Charging

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