With its elevated target on mid-assortment and entry-amount smartphone segments, Samsung is changing its existing Galaxy J-series of smartphones with the revamped Galaxy A-series. The refreshed Galaxy A lineup contains modern-day style with up-to-date application. The Seoul-based mostly corporation has already showcased fairly a lot all of its Galaxy A lineup for the 1st fifty percent of this 12 months, ranging from the hero solution Samsung Galaxy A80 to the economical Samsung Galaxy A10.

The Samsung Galaxy A70, which was initially released past thirty day period, now has an worldwide launch day as nicely. The mobile phone is all set to start off reaching marketplaces on April 26 and India is considered to be a person of the to start with nations to get the cell phone. At the new Galaxy A80 start event, we expended some time with the Galaxy A70 and right here are our very first impressions of the mobile phone.

As opposed to the Samsung Galaxy A80, which is a stark departure from the design language of the current Galaxy A-collection, the Galaxy A70 looks and feels equivalent to other A-collection telephones like Galaxy A50. The cell phone sporting activities a waterdrop-type notch and a huge 6.7-inch total-Hd+ (1080×2400 pixels) Tremendous AMOLED screen with a 20:9 facet ratio.

The Galaxy A70 characteristics what Samsung phone calls a “3D Glasstic” design and style, which can make it appear like the cellular phone has a glass back but in truth it is just plastic. As a consequence, while the cellphone looks awesome from afar, in hand it isn’t going to experience as premium as a legitimate glass again telephone like Galaxy A80. With that stated, the design is still smooth, and the plastic physique can make the cell phone relatively light.


Like most other Samsung telephones, the screen on the Galaxy A70 is vibrant and punchy with great vivid colours. The firm has also involved an optical in-screen fingerprint sensor as properly as confront unlock aid on the cellular phone for biometric authentication.

Below the hood, the Galaxy A70 packs the Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 675 SoC, which we have previously noticed in the likes of Vivo V15 Pro (Evaluation) and Redmi Note 7 Pro (Evaluation) smartphones. Further more, the Galaxy A70 consists of 6GB or 8GB of RAM as very well as 128GB of onboard storage. In our short use, we did discover the cell phone to be really snappy and responsive. There is a microSD card slot as effectively for further enlargement.

Samsung Galaxy A70 digicam

Digicam capabilities are a major highlight of the Samsung Galaxy A70 and there is a triple rear digital camera setup onboard that homes a 32-megapixel principal sensor with an f/1.7 lens, an 8-megapixel secondary sensor with an extremely-extensive-angle (123-degree) f/2.2 lens, and a 5-megapixel depth sensor with an f/2.2 lens. The firm has also included a 32-megapixel front shooter for selfies with an f/2. lens. We did not get a opportunity to examination the imaging chops of the cellular phone for the duration of our fingers on, but we will surely place the phone’s digicam through its paces through our critique.

Samsung Galaxy A70 First Impressions, Next TGP

Samsung Galaxy A70 battery

Among the other characteristics, the Samsung Galaxy A70 will come with a 4,500mAh battery that must quickly final more than working day for most customers, although we glimpse ahead to testing it all through our overview process. Even further, the mobile phone supports Tremendous-Rapidly Charging at 25W.

With the Samsung Galaxy A70, you will also get dual-SIM assist with two committed slots for SIM cards as well as 4G LTE and the usual set of connectivity alternatives. There is a 3.5mm audio jack as well as USB Type-C port onboard as well. Samsung says it will be marketing four colour variants of the Galaxy A70 — Coral, Blue, Black, and White, on the other hand it is unclear which of these will make it to the Indian marketplace.

In phrases of the software, the Galaxy A70 is in line with other Galaxy A-collection telephones with the existence of Android 9 Pie with A single UI. You will get the typical A person UI features like Knox integration, one particular handed navigation, evening method, Samsung Health and fitness, and more. The software program is really easy and did not exhibit indications of any lag through our constrained conversation with the cellphone.

We will have far more on the Samsung Galaxy A70 in the course of our in-depth evaluation nearer to the India launch of the smartphone.

Disclosure: Samsung sponsored the correspondent’s flights and resort for the trip to Bangkok.