Recently we shared exclusive renders of Samsung’s Galaxy A71 5G. Now the South Korean brand has unveiled the smartphone along with the Galaxy A51 5G in the US. Samsung had launched the 4G versions of both devices in India earlier this year. The company’s latest offerings have slightly different specs between them. However, the 5G versions of Galaxy A71 and A51 retain the same design language and hardware from their 4G version. With the new devices, Samsung is bringing 5G connectivity to its mid-range smartphones for the first time. The brand has also added a new smartphone in its 2020 Galaxy A-series dubbed as the Galaxy A21.
Samsung Galaxy A51 5G and A71 5G specifications and features
The Galaxy A71 5G and A51 5G feature 6.7-inch and 6.5-inch FHD+ AMOLED displays respectively. Both devices have a centrally-aligned Infinity-O punch-hole camera cutout. The smartphones are equipped with in-display fingerprint scanners. The A71 5G will be available in Prism Cube Black, Prism Cube Sliver and Prism Cube Blue colours, while the A51 5G is offered in Prism Cube Black, Prism Cube White and Prism Cube Pink hues. There is a rectangular quad-camera module on the back panel. Apart from the 64 main sensor on the A71 5G and 48MP on the A51 5G, the camera setup on both devices comprises of 12MP+5MP+5MP sensors. On the front, the smartphones feature a 32MP selfie snapper.
Under the hood, the Galaxy A71 5G and A51 5G are equipped with an Exynos 980 processor. Both smartphones are available in 6GB and 8GB RAM options coupled with 128GB onboard storage. There is a microSD card slot for additional storage expansion up to 1TB. Like its 4G LTE counterpart, the A71 5G is also backed by 4,500mAh battery with support for 25W charging. The A51 5G also features the same battery capacity, with support for 15W charging. The smartphones run Android 10 with OneUI 2.0 on top.
Galaxy A51 5G and Galaxy A71 5G pricing and availability
Samsung has priced the Galaxy A71 5G at $600 (~Rs 45,600 ) while the A51 5G will start at $500 (~Rs 38,000). Both smartphones are slated for launch later this summer.