Samsung Galaxy A70 Passes Bluetooth Certification, Likely to Launch Soon


Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy A70 was certified by the Wi-Fi Alliance earlier this week, hinting at an imminent launch. The upcoming mid-range smartphone has now bagged certification from the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) as well, suggesting that it is highly likely to be made official within the next few weeks.

Samsung Galaxy A70 Launch Imminent?

The Bluetooth SIG has certified two variants of the Galaxy A70: SM-A705FN and SM-A705GM. Apart from confirming support for Bluetooth 5.0 Low Energy, however, the Bluetooth certification does not confirm any other key specifications of the Galaxy A70. Even the Android version has not been mentioned in the listing. That said, the smartphone will definitely ship with Android Pie-based One UI out of the box, as confirmed by its Wi-Fi certification.

The Samsung Galaxy A70 is rumored to have a 6.7-inch Super AMOLED display with a waterdrop notch at the top. Recently leaked case renders suggest the smartphone will have an Infinity-U display, similar to the Galaxy A30 and A50 smartphones launched last month. Just like the Galaxy A50, the Galaxy A70 is reported to sport an In-display fingerprint sensor as well. Unlike the flagship Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10+ smartphones, however, the Galaxy A70 is tipped to come with an optical In-display fingerprint sensor instead of an Ultrasonic sensor.

In addition to a bigger 6.7-inch display, the Galaxy A70 is rumored to pack a larger 4400mAh capacity battery as well. The larger battery should help the smartphone deliver comparable or even slightly better battery life compared to the Galaxy A50. Under the hood, Galaxy A70 is expected to be powered by a latest-generation Snapdragon 600- or 700-series chipset. The Galaxy A60, which will be positioned right below the A70, is reportedly going to be powered by a Snapdragon 675 chipset. It is certainly possible that Samsung may decide to use the same chipset in the Galaxy A70 as well.