Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) vs Samsung Galaxy A71

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Display

Size:

5.2 inches
6.7 inches

Resolution:

1920 x 1080 pixels, 424 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 393 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED Plus

Screen-to-body:

71.51 %
87.24 %

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7880
Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 SM7150-AA

Processor:

Octa-core, 1900 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 470, 64-bit, 8 nm

GPU:

Mali-T830 MP3
Adreno 618

RAM:

3GB LPDDR3
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

32GB, available to use: 23.1 GB
128GB, available to use: 106.1 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)
Android (10), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

3000 mAh
4500 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Fast charging
Fast charging

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

16 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor)
64 MP (PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 27 mm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 12 mm

Third camera:

5 MP (Macro)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 25 mm

Fourth camera:

5 MP (Depth information)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features:

Video calling, Video sharing
EIS

Front:

16 MP
32 MP (HDR)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.75 x 2.81 x 0.31 inches (146.1 x 71.4 x 7.9 mm)
6.44 x 2.99 x 0.30 inches (163.6 x 76 x 7.7 mm)

Weight:

5.61 oz (159.0 g)
6.31 oz (179.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint

Features:

Touch sensitive control keys

Keys:

Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black sky, Gold sand, Blue mist, Peach cloud
Prism Crush black, Prism Crush white, Prism Crush pink, Prism Crush blue

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Yes
Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features:

Charging, Mass storage device
Charging, OTG

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Other:

NFC, ANT+, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Dec 06, 2016

FCC ID value:

A3LSMA520F link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.30 W/kg

Body:

0.55 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.09 W/kg

Buyers information

User Manual:

This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy A71 User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

Availability

Officially announced:

Jan 02, 2017
Dec 12, 2019
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