Samsung Galaxy A71 – Review


Samsung Galaxy A71

  • Screen is best
  • Fantastic Battery & Fast Charging
  • Good daylight 64MP camera
  • Low light photography could be better
  • The macro camera needs improvement

Samsung Galaxy A71

Samsung Galaxy A71 has been recently launched and is priced 29,999 INR for the 8GB + 128GB model. Samsung Galaxy A71 is an upgrade of the Samsung Galaxy A70. Let’s see what this device has to offer.


Samsung Galaxy A71 has a huge 6.7-inch display. It measures 163.6 mm x 76 mm x 7.7 mm and weighs 179 grams. The screen has a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels and 393 PPI pixel density. It has an aspect ratio of 20:9 and a screen-to-body ratio of 87.17 %. It dominates the front of the handset, but with minimal bezels around the side, it fits in the hand better than you’d imagine. It uses Samsung’s Infinity-O screen technology we’ve seen on previous devices from the firm and means you get a punch-hole camera design at the top of the display.


The phone has a quad rear camera setup which includes a 64 MP primary sensor with an f/1.8 lens, a 12 MP secondary sensor with an f/2.2 ultra-wide-angle lens. It has a 5 MP depth sensor with f/2.2 lens and a 5 MP sensor with an f/2.4 macro lens. The phone has a 32 MP front camera with an f/2.2 lens.

Qualcomm Spectra ISP helps the phone deliver up to 4x power savings and brings features such as 4K HDR video capture with Portrait Mode as well as photo and video capture in HEIF format.

The Galaxy A71 main camera shoots nice photos, though it doesn’t excel in any particular area. The detail is enough but abundant it is not. The dynamic range is very good, but it is boosted by the Auto HDR and when it has triggered, some fine detail is lost in the process.

The contrast is good, and the colors are lively and saturated but luckily – not over the top. The noise reduction is good on the rear cameras.

The Galaxy A71 has a 32MP camera and The images turned out okay in the end with nice colors and wide dynamic range. The detail is quite good as far as selfie camera you can shoot really good selfies with this device.


The Galaxy A71 is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm SDM730 Snapdragon 730 (8 nm) processor clocked at 2.2 GHz, along with up to 8 GB RAM and 128 GB storage. The microSD storage slot can expand the space up to 512 GB. It runs on the latest Android 10, with Samsung’s One UI 2.0 custom interface. It has Adreno 618 GPU.

Snapdragon 730 8-core Snapdragon chip uses Kryo 470 cores at up to 2.2GHz and is manufactured using the 8nm process.


The Galaxy A71 has the same large battery as the A70 – it’s a 4,500 mAh Li-Ion cell. The phone supports fast charging and it comes bundled with the appropriate 25W plug. Using the charger, you will be able to replenish about 51% of its empty battery in half an hour, and it takes 81 minutes for a full charge. The phone charges fast and is good to use for full day usage.

Overall Verdict

Samsung Galaxy A71 is an overall great device and is better in terms of performance than the Galaxy A51. The cameras are great and the display is super bright as usual that you would expect from a Samsung device. For 30K it’s a bit more pricey device some other alternatives to this device are the Realme X2 Pro, and if you prefer to spend more than there is OnePlus 7T which is the much faster device with just 5K more money. If you are a Samsung fan and want a device that is decent with gaming and performance alongside great cameras then this is a device for you. Other alternatives are OnePlus 7, OnePlus 7T, Realme X2 Pro & the less priced Poco X2, Realme X2 and K20 Series.

Abhishek Singh
Founder! Deciphering tech everyday!

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