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Samsung Galaxy A70

Samsung Galaxy A70
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Brand: Samsung
Category: Mobiles
  • CPU Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 (11nm)
  • RAM 6 GB
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Display Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
  • Camera Triple: 32 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP
  • OS Android 9.0 (Pie)

Editor Rating

This rating is based on the features of the phone. We have considered all elements pf the phone - both hardware and software.

9
  • Battery 9 / 10
  • Camera 9 / 10
  • Value 9 / 10
  • Display 9 / 10

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Samsung Galaxy A70 - Specifications

General

Announced This indicates the month and year that the manufacture announced a given smartphone. Some phones phone are announced and released within a short period of time while sometimes it takes several months for certain phones to be officially launched after the announcement. March, 2019
Status Is this phone available in Kenya? Available means you can get it at various smartphone shops in the country. Coming soon means you will have to wait a little bit. Products marked as discontinued are those that are no longer available in local shops. We check several online and offline shops before marking products as discontinued to ensure that it’s really not available. Available

Design

Dimensions 164.3 x 76.7 x 7.9 mm
Weight 183 g
Colors Coral, Blue, Black, White

Network

2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)
SIM How many SIM cards can be used in a given phone at the same time? Well, most phones today support the use of two SIM cards. Others will only allow you to use one SIM card. This allows you to enjoy offers from Safaricom, Telkom, and others. You should also check whether a given device has a dedicated SIM card slot or if its hybrid. Hybrid means that the second SIM and the Micro SD share the same slot. With such a handset. You will have to choose between a second SIM and memory expansion via a micro SD. Nano SIM
Dual SIM Single SIM or Dual SIM

Display

Display Type There are many different types of display panels used in today’s phones. The displays you will find in modern smartphones include Liquid Crystal Display (LCD), In-Plane Switching Liquid Crystal Display (IPS-LCD), Organic Light-Emitting Diode (OLED) and Active-Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diode (AMOLED). IPS LCD displays are common in high-end and mid-range phones because they offer good color reproductions and have superior viewing angles. AMOLED displays consume less power compared to LCD displays and have very good contrast ratio. They are highly visible in areas with low light. Super AMOLED
Size 6.7 inches
Resolution 393 ppi
Display Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density 1080 x 2400 pixels
Touch Screen Yes, Multitouch
Display Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3

Media

FM Radio If you would like to listen to your favorite FM stations without an internet connection, choose a phone with FM radio support. Most high-end phones don’t have this feature. Yes
Alert Types Vibration, ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm Jack Yes

Camera

Rear Triple: 32 MP, f/1.7, PDAF + 8 MP, f/2.2, 12mm (ultrawide) + 5 MP, f/2.2, depth sensor
Rear Camera Features Panorama, LED flash, HDR
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/240fps
Selfie Single 32 MP, f/2.0,0.8µm
Selfie Camera Features HDR, 1080p@30fps video reecording

Software

OS Are you looking for a phone powered by Google’s Android OS or Apple’s iOS? Android 9.0 (Pie)
User Interface One UI

Hardware

Chipset A chipset is basically an integrated circuit that brings together all the components of a computer on one chip. It also commonly referred to as the System on Chip (SoC). The chipset on a phone consists of the processor (CPU), memory controller, GPU (Graphics Processing Unit), modem and a few other controllers. They are all built-in this one chip, referred to as the chipset. Common chipsets installed in phones today include Qualcomm Snapdragon, MediaTek, Exynos (by Samsung) and Kirin (by Huawei). Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 (11nm)
CPU CPU is a circuit that executes computer programs. Your phone’s CPU is in charge of executing your apps. One of the main characteristics of the CPU is its clock rate. It is usually measured in Gigahertz (GHz). This is an important feature to look at when comparing phones with the same processor generation and family. The type of CPU on your phone has a big effect on your smartphone’s performance and user experience. Octa-core (2x2.0GHz Kryo 460 Gold & 6x1.7GHz Kryo 460 Silver)
GPU Graphics Processing Unit, abbreviated GPU, is a circuit that accelerates your phone’s graphic output. They are very efficient in image manipulation. GPU’s are essential parts of chipsets. Today’s GPUs are very advanced as manufacturers are constantly pushing to make the best ever gaming phones. Adreno 612
RAM This is where apps along with their data reside while running. It is used by both the operating system and installed apps. RAM is very fast. It is temporary storage that loses all its data when the phone is switched off. 6 GB
Internal Storage 128 GB
Card Slot microSD, up to 1 TB (dedicated slot)
Sensors Today’s handsets have multiple sensors. Budget phones may lack some sensors. Some may not have a fingerprints scanner, gyroscope, compass, etc. make sure the phone you want to buy has all the sensors you need. Fingerprint (under display), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

Connectivity

Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
Wi-fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct
Wi-fi Hotspot
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
NFC

Data

GPRS
EDGE
Speed HSPA, LTE-A

Battery

Placement Phone batteries are either removable or non-removable. Non-removable means that you can’t remove the battery without the help of a specialist without causing some sort of damage. Most of today’s phones have removable batteries. There are few smartphones with removable batteries. The key advantage of phones with removable batteries is the fact that you can replace a battery with a new one when it depreciates without the help of a specialist. Non-removable
Battery Type Li-Poly (Lithium Polymer)
Capacity 4500 mAh
Fast Charging Fast Charging Does it comes with a fast charging adapter? 25W fast charging adapter

Samsung Galaxy A70 - Summary

  • Samsung A70 came to Kenya in March 2019. This phone boast of a big 6.7 inches Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 2400 pixels by 1080 pixels.
  • The display of the Galaxy A70 is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
  • A70 comes with a three-lens camera at the back. This camera has a 32 megapixels primary lens, an 8 megapixels ultra-wide lens and a 5 megapixels depth sensor.  The rear camera can record 2160p@30fps videos.
  • The front-facing snapper is a 32 megapixels camera with f/2.0 aperture.  This camera should capture good quality pictures in places with good lighting.
  • Android 9.0 Pie is the software running this device. It has Samsung’s One UI skin on top.
  • Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 675 processor is the heart of this device. This fairly powerful processor is paired with 6GB RAM.
  • Onboard storage space provided by the Samsung A70 is 128GB. There is a dedicated microSD slot allowing the use of cards of up to 1TB.
  • As far as security is concerned, this smartphone comes with an under-display fingerprint scanner. It also has Face ID security.
  • The Galaxy A70 has multiple connectivity options including Bluetooth, Wifi, USB 2.0 Type C, NFC, GPS, etc.
  • This phone supports 4G.
  • It is powered by a massive 4500mAh battery.  It is bundled with a 25W fast charging adapter.

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