Samsung officially took the veil off its brand new Galaxy A70 and A80 phones at a Galaxy Event held in Bangkok that was themed around “The Era of Live”. Of these, the Galaxy A80 features a rotating camera, Infinity display, and an onscreen fingerprint scanner. The Galaxy A70, on the other hand, is an upgraded version of Galaxy A50.
Samsung Galaxy A70 Highlights
Upfront, the phone has a 6.7-inch Super AMOLED Infinity-U display with FHD+ resolution, an aspect ratio of 20:9 and 87.5% screen to the body ratio.
The phone runs on a 2GHz octa-core Snapdragon 675 processor. This is coupled with a 6/8GB RAM+ 128GB ROM along with dedicated expandable storage up to 512GB.
There are three cameras on the rear – a 32MP primary sensor (f/1.7 aperture), an 8MP ultra-wide sensor (f/2.2 aperture, 123 degrees), and finally a 5MP third depth sensor (f/2.2 aperture). The front camera is a 32MP (f/2.0 aperture) selfie snapper housed in the Infinity-U cutout.
One another area where it raises the bar from its siblings is with the 4,500mAh battery with support for Super-Fast charging at 25W. Gladly, the software experience is Android 9.0 Pie based One UI. You also get usual connectivity options like Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth v4.2, 4G VoLTE capable dual SIM slots (nano), NFC, and USB Type-C port. You could grab one in Coral, Blue, Black, White color variants.
Samsung Galaxy A80 Highlights
As of today, the Galaxy A80 is the most premium A-series phone around. It sports a neoteric 6.7-inch FHD+ (1080×2400) Super AMOLED Infinity display. The display has a fingerprint scanner embedded right underneath.
There is no cut-out for the front camera, thanks to the new rotating camera mechanism. Gladly, the company is generous enough to ship a custom-made case in the box. Anyway, the camera panel houses a trio of Main: 48MP (F2.0) alongside an 8MP (F/2.2) 123-degree Ultra Wide and finally a 3D Depth sensor.
Under the hood, it is powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 730G (2.2GHz Dual + 1.8GHz Hexa) processor. This is paired with 8GB RAM and 128GB Internal Storage (no external storage). Android 9.0 based One-UI is a software layer upon this hardware setup.
Well, if you were wondering, Galaxy A80 includes button-activated or hands-free Bixby too. Samsung conveniently avoided the declaration of ditching the headphone jack in this phone. As far as endurance is concerned, the phone is fueled by a 3,700mAh with 25W Super Fast Charging support. The phone which sports a 3D Glass plus Metal Frame body would be available in Phantom Black, Angel Gold, Ghost White colors.
Samsung Galaxy A70 and A80 Specifications
|Model||Samsung Galaxy A70||Samsung Galaxy A80|
|Display||6.7-inch Super AMOLED screen, FHD+ resolution, 20:9 aspect ratio||6.7 inches, 1080 x 2400 pixels, Infinity Display|
|Processor||2 GHz, Octa Core, SD675 Snapdragon 675||2.2 GHz, Octa Core SD730G|
|Internal Storage||128GB, Hybrid slot, expandable up to 512GB||128GB|
|Software||One UI (Android Pie)||Android 9 One UI|
|Rear Camera||32MP ( f/1.7 aperture)+ 8MP(f/2.2 aperture)+ 5MP(f/2.2 aperture)||48MP (F2.0) + 8MP (F2.2) + 3D depth|
|Front Camera||32MP (f/2.0)||Rotating camera mechanism|
|Others||4G Dual VoLTE(Nano), Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, USB Type-C port, 3.5 mm audio jack, proximity sensor, light sensor, and accelerometer||In-display, 4G Dual VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, USB Type-C port, proximity sensor, light sensor, and accelerometer|
|Battery||4500mAh, 18W Fast Charging, Quick Charge 4.0 Support||3700mAh, 25W fast charging supported|