Samsung Galaxy A70 Unveiled With a 20:9 Screen & “Glasstic” Body

Samsung is adding yet another phone to its A series, featuring impressive specifications. Samsung Galaxy A70 is the first cinematic screen smartphone added to the A-series.

This is similar to what Sony launched with its 21:9 Xperia 1 and 10 phones.

Design and Display

The A70 features a typical A-series look with a triple sensor camera installed at the top left on the back and a dew drop display at the front with the fingerprint sensor mounted under the screen.

The back features a “3D Glassitic” finish and comes in Coral, blue, black and white colors.

It features a huge 6.7 inches Infinity U, AMOLED display, featuring Full HD+ resolution (1080 x 2340 pixels) with a 20:9 ratio and 385 ppi pixel density.

Internals and Storage

Samsung Galaxy A70 is powered by an octa-core processor. The chipset and GPU are not yet revealed but based on the processor’s specifications, we anticipate that the chipset will be Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 or 675. On the other hand, the GPU will be either Adreno 612 or 615. This will be revealed at the Galaxy A event scheduled for April 10, 2019.

The phone will be using Android 9.0 Pie and Samsung One UI. It will feature two variants with 6GB and 8GB RAM and 128 GB built-in storage. The storage can be expanded up to 512 GB with a dedicated SD card slot.

Cameras

The optics installed in the camera are pretty impressive. The rear camera features three sensors with a 32 MP main sensor, 8 MP ultra-wide sensor and 5 MP depth sensor.

The selfie camera installed is the star, it features a single 32 MP sensor with f/2.0 aperture.

Battery and Pricing

The second best feature of this phone is its battery. It is packed with a 4500 mAh battery with impressive 25W fast charging.

The price of the phone is not announced yet; all the details will be made public on April 10th at the official launch.

Samsung A70 Specifications

  • CPU: Octa Core, (Dual 2.0GHz + Hexa 1.7GHz)
  • GPU: Adreno 612/615
  • Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 670/675
  • OS: Android 9.0 Pie
  • Networks: 2G, 3G, 4G LTE;
  • Display:
    • Super AMOLED infinity U, 6.7 inches, Full HD+ (1080 x 2340 pixels), ~385 ppi pixel density, dew drop notch
  • Memory:
    • RAM: 6GB/8GB
    • Internal: 128 GB
    • Card slot: yes, up to 512 GB
  • Camera:
    • Primary: triple: 32 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP
    • Secondary: 32 MP
  • Connectivity: LTE, USB 2.0 type C, GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, headphone jack
  • Fingerprint scanner (on-screen)
  • Battery: 4,500 mAh, 25W fast charging
  • Price: unknown



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