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Samsung Galaxy A70 review: Features | Specifications | Pricing

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The Samsung Galaxy A70 is Samsung's mid-range flagship, combining features you'd expect in a flagship phone with a more moderate price point.

6.7 inches

Display size

1080 x 2400px

128GB

Internal storage

32MP + 8MP + 5MP

Rear camera

4,500 mAh

Battery size

Finder rated as Good vs similar phones

Details

Display

Display Size
6.7 inches
Resolution
1080 x 2400px
Pixels per inch (PPI)
393 ppi

Camera

Rear camera megapixels
32MP + 8MP + 5MP
Rear camera aperture size
f/1.7 + f/2.2 + f/2.2
Video recording
4K
Front camera megapixels
32MP
Front camera aperture size
f/2.0

Physical Dimensions

Dimensions
164.3mm x 76.7mm x 7.9mm
Weight
183g

Connectivity

NFC
Yes
Wi-Fi
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Network category speed
N/A

Power, storage and battery

Processor
Qualcomm SDM675
RAM
6GB
Operating system
Android 9
Internal storage
128GB
External storage support
Up to 512GB
Battery capacity
4,500mAh

Device features

Headphone jack
Yes
Fingerprint sensor
Yes
Water resistance rating
N/A
Wireless charging
No
Launch price (RRP)$0
Launch date2019-03
Samsung Galaxy A70
Finder score: 4 How we score our reviews

Samsung has long sold its phone lines on the prestige of its Galaxy S and Galaxy Note lines, with the mid and budget range offerings covering a bewildering array of "A" and "J" series handsets.

That has changed in 2019, with all of Samsung's less-than-flagship phones coming under the A series banner. The Samsung Galaxy A70 is effectively its mid-range "flagship", but it's one that delivers a surprisingly large range of features that you'll find on its actual flagships at a much more pleasing price.

There's stiff competition in the mid-range from the likes of Google, Huawei and Oppo, but the Galaxy A70 holds its own very nicely, especially if you prefer a larger handset.


Design

  • 6.7-inch AMOLED display is a stunner at this price
  • Teardrop notch rather than a hole punch
  • Fingerprint sensor lacks precision
  • Headphone jack still present
  • No in-built Bixby button
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Camera

  • Triple lenses cover standard, wide and depth sensing
  • Lacks any kind of night mode shooting
  • Wide angle is great for landscape shooting
Samsung Galaxy A70

Performance

  • Snapdragon 675 with 6GB of RAM
  • 128GB of onboard storage
Samsung Galaxy A70 Image: Finder

Battery life

  • 4,500mAh battery provides excellent battery life
  • No wireless charging, but wired charging is nicely quick

Verdict

  • The best big-screen mid-range phone you can buy right now

Pricing and availability

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Specifications

Display

Display Size
6.7 inches
Resolution
1080 x 2400px
Pixels per inch (PPI)
393 ppi

Camera

Rear camera megapixels
32MP + 8MP + 5MP
Rear camera aperture size
f/1.7 + f/2.2 + f/2.2
Video recording
4K
Front camera megapixels
32MP
Front camera aperture size
f/2.0

Physical Dimensions

Dimensions
164.3mm x 76.7mm x 7.9mm
Weight
183g

Connectivity

NFC
Yes
Wi-Fi
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Network category speed
N/A

Power, storage and battery

Processor
Qualcomm SDM675
RAM
6GB
Operating system
Android 9
Internal storage
128GB
External storage support
Up to 512GB
Battery capacity
4,500mAh

Device features

Headphone jack
Yes
Fingerprint sensor
Yes
Water resistance rating
N/A
Wireless charging
No

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