Samsung Galaxy A51 and A71 India Launch Tipped for Mid-February: Features, Specs, Expected Price


Samsung is reportedly readying the launch of a bunch of new smartphones in India in the coming weeks. As previously reported here, Samsung is likely to first launch the refreshed M-Series handsets and then follow it up with launching new A-Series devices. The rumoured M-Series phones include the Galaxy M21, M31, and the M51. In a fresh development, folks over at The Mobile Indian have revealed that Samsung could also launch two new A-Series handsets — the Galaxy A61 and the Galaxy A71 here in India in the second week of February. 

The new report adds that both these mid-range handsets would be priced under the psychologically-important Rs 30,000 mark in India. 

The Galaxy A51 and the A71 are successors to the company’s A50 and A70 series from 2019 and were launched late last year in Vietnam. Samsung India also recently published a teaser page for both these handsets which were the first sign of an imminent launch. This page also has a notify me option for customers who are interested in the devices.

Let us now take a closer look at the specifications of both these handsets.

Samsung Galaxy A51: Key Specifications, Features

The Galaxy A51 will be the lower-priced of the two handsets and features a 6.5-inch sAMOLED display with FHD+ resolution. Like its predecessor — the Galaxy A50s, this handset will come powered by Samsung’s own Exynos 9611 SoC. The handset could be offered in three versions starting with a 4GB +64GB variant or higher priced 6GB+128GB or 8GB+128GB options. At launch, the phone will run Samsung’s newest iteration of OneUI 2.0 atop an Android 10 core. The phone gets a 4,000 mAh battery that supports fast charging as well.

Samsung Galaxy A71: Key Specifications, Features

As for the Galaxy A71, this will be the larger and more expensive of the two and would come with a 6.7-inch sAMOLED display with FHD+ resolution. The handset comes powered by the Snapdragon 730 chipset from Qualcomm which is an upgrade over the SD 675 chipset that was used on the Galaxy A70/70s. The phone gets a quad-camera setup at the rear with a 64MP primary camera, a 12MP ultrawide camera,  a 5MP macro camera, and a 5MP depth sensor. The front-facing camera uses a 32MP sensor. This handset also gets a larger 4500 mAH battery with support for 25W fast charging.