Samsung Galaxy A Series – Everything You Want to Know
In this article, we will check out all of the new Samsung Galaxy A-Series mobiles (Specs, Price, Features).
The latest phones launched by Samsung in the Galaxy A Series are –
- Galaxy A21s, A31, A71, A51.
Let’s start with the Samsung Galaxy A21s.
Samsung Galaxy A21s
Samsung Galaxy A21s was launched in late 2020 in India. This phone is available in three variants on Amazon with a minimum price of Rs 14,999.
The phone offers decent performance and is powered by a Samsung Exynos 850 processor, fabricated on an 8nm chipset comes along with an ARM Mali-G52 GPU.
For imaging, it comes with a Quad camera setup at its back carrying a 48MP main camera, an 8MP Ultra-wide camera, a 2MP macro lens, a 2MP depth sensor. Additionally, it comes with a 13MP front-facing camera.
The Samsung Galaxy A21s packs a massive 5000mAH non-removable battery along with 15 Watts fast charging support.
Key Specs For Samsung Galaxy A21s
- Display – Offers 6.5 inches PLS IPS left punch-hole display with HD+ (1600*720) pixels resolution.
- The aspect ratio of 20:9 and 270ppi pixel density.
- Processor – Samsung Exynos 850 processor(8nm).
- GPU – ARM Mali-G52.
- RAM – 4/6 GB.
- Storage – 64/128 GB.
- Expandable – Yes(up to 512GB).
- O.S – Android 10 based on Samsung One UI 2.0
- Rear camera – Quad camera setup (48MP+8MP+2MP+2MP) supports 1K video recording.
- Front Camera – 13MP selfie camera.
- Connectivity – Comes with Dual SIM 4G VOLTE support.
- Fingerprint sensor – Yes(rear-mounted).
- Face unlock – No.
- Battery – 5000mAH battery capacity.
- Fast charging – 15 Watts fast charging support.
- Thickness – 8.9mm.
- Weight – 192 grams.
- Color options – White, Black, and Blue.
- Price – Rs 14,999 (base variant).
Recommendation – The Galaxy A21s is equipped with an Exynos 850 processor. It has a large battery capacity and comes with decent pair of cameras. The display on this device is super AMOLED but it would have been better if Samsung offered a Full HD Display.
Samsung Galaxy A31
The Samsung Galaxy A31 is launched in India in a single ram and storage variant – 6 GB Ram and 128 GB of internal storage for Rs’ price tag. 21,999. The phone is available to purchase in black, blue, and white color versions. The Galaxy A31 is the successor of the Galaxy A30 that is available for Rs. 15,999.
The phone is available to purchase from Amazon and other retail channels, starting from 4th June 2020.
The key highlight of the device is its large 6.4 inches Super AMOLED display, Android 10 Os. Quad-Rear cameras and a massive 5000 mAH capacity battery that comes with Fast Charging support.
Key Specs for Samsung Galaxy A31
- Display – 6.4 Inch Super AMOLED Display with FHD+ (2400*1080)
- 20:9 aspect ratio with Infinity-U display with a water-drop notch.
- Processor – MediaTek Helio P65 Processor, Octa-Core.
- Ram – 6 GB DDR4 Ram.
- Storage – 128 GB in-built storage, expandable up to 512 GB.
- OS – Android 10 With Samsung One UI 2.0.
- Rear Cameras – 48 MP (f/2.0) aperture lens) + 8 MP Wide Angle + 5 MP Macro + 5 MP Depth Sensor.
- Front Camera – 20 MP Selfie camera with f/2.2 aperture lens.
- Connectivity – Dual 4G VOLTE, USB Type C Port
- In-Display Fingerprint Scanner – Yes.
- Battery Capacity – 5000 mAH
- Fast Charging Support – 15 Watts Charging.
- Thickness – 8.6 mm
- Weight – 185 grams
- Price Rs. 21,999.
You can also do casual gaming and play games like PUBG, etc., but it is not the fastest when it comes to gaming.
Overall, an excellent smartphone with a great display, decent cameras, long battery life for day to day usage.
Samsung Galaxy A71
This Samsung model was released in January 2020 and is available on various e-commerce sites.
It comes with 8GB RAM along with 128 GB internal memory and costs at Rs. 29,999.
The dimensions and weight are 163.6 x 76 x 7.7 mm and 176 gm, respectively.
It flaunts a large super AMOLED Infinity-O Display. On one side, its thin bezels are a plus point, whereas an HDR10 certification would have been a useful feature onboard.
The overall look and feel of the phone are quite premium, with all credits to its pastel colors, glossy finish, and curved edges screen.
Quad cameras on the rear give great clicks using 64 MP main camera(f/1.8, 26mm), 12-MP ultra-wide camera(f/2.2, 12mm), 5-MP depth sensor(f/2.2), and a 5-MP macro camera(f/2.4, 25mm). We can shoot UHD 4k video recording at 30fps.
An 8x digital zoom, HDR, Live Focus, exposure compensation will not disappoint you.
At the front, we have a 32 MP selfie camera(f/2.2, 26mm) that not only captures excellent selfies in HDR but also helps you record selfies is slo-mo videos, what more fun do we expect.
Powering the phone is Octa-core (2×2.2 GHz Kryo 470 Gold & 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 470 Silver) Qualcomm SD730 processor and Adreno 618 GPU. With 8GB RAM and an above-said processor, the phone can be called a Game Booster.
Boasting a massive 4500 mAh Li-ion battery that comes with a 25Wfast charger, you will stick to the phone throughout the day.
It comes with ready to use Samsung Knox for enhanced safety and Samsung Pay Integrated into the phone that makes your payments smoother.
The phone comes in impressive Prism Crush Black, Prism Crush Silver, and Prism Crush Blue colors.
As far as network connectivity is concerned, it offers
- Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth v5.0
- A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS, NFC
- USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
Key SPECS for SAMSUNG A71
- Design- Premium glass front in a glossy plastic frame with curved edges.
- Display Size and Type- 6.7 Inch Super AMOLED+ (20:9 aspect ratio) Display (1080 x 2400), 393 ppi.
- Performance- Snapdragon 730 Octa-Core Processor with Adreno 618 GPU
- Operating System- Android 10.0 with One UI 2
- Camera- 64 MP + 12MP +5MP+5MP rear camera with LED Flash and HDR.
- Selfie Camera- 32 MP front camera
- Battery Life- 4500 mAh Li-Po battery with 25W Fast Charging.
- Storage- 128 internal storage expandable up to 512 GB via MicroSDXC.
- Connectivity- Dual Sim (4G, LTE/Volte)
Pros – Samsung Knox, Powerful OS, Stunning cameras, Inbuilt Samsung Pay integration.
Cons- Missing LED Flash on the front and non-dust and water-resistant.
Samsung Galaxy A51
Samsung has recently launched the Galaxy A51, the successor of Galaxy A50s, which has recently got a price cut.
The Galaxy A51 is available for purchase at Rs. 20,999 (6 GB Ram and 128 GB Storage) and Rs. 25,999 for the 8 GB Ram and 128 GB storage.
The Samsung Galaxy A51 comes with a large 6.5 inch Super AMOLED display with Full-HD+ (2400*1080 pixels, 20:9 aspect ratio) resolution and has a punch-hole front selfie camera.
The display offers a 19.5:9 aspect ratio and uses Corning Gorilla Glass protection.
It is not very thick, measures just 7.9 mm, and weighs 176 grams/
Additionally, the A51 comes with an in-display fingerprint scanner.
For Photography, it comes with improved Quad rear cameras. The primary sensor has a 48 MP lens with f/2.0 aperture; the second camera has a 12 MP lens (ultra-wide angle) the third lens is 5 MP (macro) and a 5 MP depth sensor.
For Selfies, there is an impressive 32 MP front camera with an f/2.2 aperture.
BATTERY, PROCESSOR, RAM, AND OTHER DETAILS
The Galaxy A51 comes with a 4000 mAH capacity battery with fast charging support (15 Watts Charger). Powering the device is the Samsung-made Exynos 9611 Octa-Core processor that comes with the ARM Mali G72 MP3 GPU for a smooth gaming experience.
Furthermore, we have got 6 / 8 GB of DDR4 ram and 128 GB of internal storage that is expandable up to 512 GB.
The Galaxy A51 runs on the latest Android 10 (Q) along with the Samsung One UI 2 to offer a fluid user experience.
Also, we have got some exciting features such as Samsung Knox for improved security and Samsung Pay for secured transactions.
Lastly, it comes with the USB Type C port and also has a dedicated micro-sd card slot.
Overall, the Galaxy A51 comes with decent cameras, battery life, and processing power at a not so eye-watering price.
Galaxy M Series Vs Galaxy A Series
The key difference between the Samsung Galaxy M Serie and A-Series is – The M Series is available online only on Flipkart.com or Samsung.com whereas the Galaxy A Series is available both offline (in physical stores) and is also available online.
In comparison to the M-Series, the Galaxy A series offers a better build quality at a slight premium.
Upcoming Samsung Galaxy A12 And Galaxy A52
Samsung Galaxy A12
On 24th November 2021, Samsung Galaxy A12 was launched and the latest reports suggest that it will launch in India in Feb/March(2021).
Let’s check out the detailed specs and features for the Galaxy A12.
Specs and Features
The Galaxy A12 has a 6.5-inch PLS IPS waterdrop notch display along with 1600*720 pixels HD+ resolution including an aspect ratio of 20:9 and 264 PPI pixel density.
Powering the device is the MediaTek Helio P35 octa-core processor fabricated on a 12nm chipset along with a PowerVR GE8320 GPU.
It operates on the Android 10 operating system based on Samsung One UI.
For the variants, It comes with the following options:
- 3GB RAM & 32GB onboard storage.
- 4GB RAM & 64GB onboard storage.
- 4GB RAM & 128GB onboard storage.
- 6GB RAM & 128GB onboard storage.
Further, it also supports expandable storage up to 1TB(1000GB).
At the back, it has a Quad camera setup with a 48MP(f/2.0) main camera, a 5MP(f/2.2) ultrawide angle lens, a 2MP(f/2.4) macro lens, and a 2MP(f/2.4) depth sensor that provides HDR, Panorama, and up to 1K video shooting support.
For selfies, it comes with an 8MP(f/2.2) from facing camera.
The thickness of the phone is 8.9mm and it is also heavy while carrying due to its 206 grams weight and comes along with a side-mounted fingerprint sensor.
Connectivity options include – a 3.5mm earphone Jack, USB Type-C 2.0 support, Bluetooth version 5.0, and dual SIM 4G network connectivity.
Lastly, the Galaxy A12 is fueled with a 5000mAH battery capacity that comes with 15 Watts fast charging support.
The Samsung Galaxy A12 will launch in the price range of Rs. 12,999 to Rs. 14,999.
Samsung Galaxy A52
The Samsung Galaxy A52 5G was listed on a TENAA website and a few days ago, Mr. Evan Blass(Tipster) shared the 360-degree rotating renders of the device.
The leaked images showcase that the phone will come with a Quad-Rear camera set up and will have the vertically aligned module. The Phone has got a center punch hole camera at the front and has overall thin bezels.
The Galaxy A52 (5G) is the first mid-range Samsung mobile that comes with 5G capability.
Let’s check out some of the specs for the device, and take these with a pinch of salt as these are not confirmed yet.
Let’s get started
Powering the Galaxy A52 (5G) Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G 5G octa-core processor which is fabricated on an 8nm chipset that comes along with an Adreno 619 GPU.
The processor is seen in the new Xiaomi Mi 10i 5G device and it is very close in performance to the Snapdragon 765 G.
and it will operate on the latest Android 11 based on a Samsung One UI 3.0
According to the leaked image, We expect that the phone offers at least 6.5 inches super AMOLED punch-hole display along with FHD+ (2400*1080) pixels resolution including a 20:9 aspect ratio and 405ppi pixel density.
The Galaxy A52 may come in these two variants:
- 6GB RAM and 128GB onboard UFS 2.1 storage.
- 8GB RAM and 256GB onboard UFS 2.1 storage.
Also, come with a facility of user expandable storage.
From the image, we can see that a Quad camera setup at the back and some leaks say that it comes with a 64MP main camera, 12MP ultrawide angle lens, and a 2MP,2MP macro lens, and depth sensor respectively and at the front, it comes with a 32MP selfie camera.
For unlocking and security, it will come with an under-display fingerprint sensor and a face unlock support.
Connectivity – It has WiFi and Bluetooth version 5.0 support, USB Type-C 2.0 Port, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and comes with a 5G network connectivity.
Furthermore, The Galaxy A52 may come with a 4500mAH non-removable battery including 15 Watts fast charging support.
The launch date and price of the phone is not announced yet. However, we are expecting the phone to launch for a price tag close to Rs. 30,000 in India.
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