Samsung Galaxy A70: Big-screen budget phone with a huge battery to boot

Samsung’s latest Galaxy A70 has a large 6.7-inch AMOLED display with in-glass fingerprint sensor, triple-camera, plus a massive 4,500mAh battery. And it’s under £400.

Samsung Galaxy A70
Samsung Galaxy A70

The handset uses Samsung’s Infinity-U display, with a central ‘teardrop’ notch that differs from what has been implemented on the flagship Galaxy S models.

The £369 SIM-free handset, which will be available from 26th April, comes in four different colours – including Coral, which is this year’s ‘on-trend’ colour from Samsung.

On the camera side, the A70 has a 32-megapixel camera front and rear, with the back camera supported by a 8-megapixel ultra-wide sensor, and a 5-megapixel depth sensor.

A scene optimiser can recognise and enhance up to 20 different scenes, with a flaw detection feature automatically identifying glitches before you click.

The handset comes with Android Pie out of the box, 6 or 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage – expandable by up to a further 512MB using microSDXC cards.

Samsung Galaxy A70 Specifications

Display6.7” FHD+ (1080×2400) Super AMOLED Infinity-U display
Camera RearMain: 32MP, F1.7
Ultra Wide: 8MP, F2.2 (123°)
Depth: 5MP, F2.2
Camera FrontSelfie: 32MP, F2.0
Body164.3 x 76.7 x 7.9mm
APOcta Core, (Dual 2.0GHz + Hexa 1.7GHz)
Memory/Storage6 GB / 8 GB RAM, 128GB storage, MicroSDXC (upto 512GB)
SIM CardDual SIM (3 slot)
Battery4,500 mAh (typical), 25W Super Fast Charging
OSAndroid 9.0 (Pie)
Biometric AuthenticationsOn-Screen Fingerprint, Facial Recognition
ColourBlack, Blue, Coral, White
Design3D Glasstic


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