Samsung – Galaxy A71 A716U 5G Fully Unlocked 128GB – Prism Cube Black (Renewed)
Infinity-O Display and practical housing
The screen of the Galaxy A71 received an impressive diagonal of 6.7 inches and a resolution of 2400×1080 pixels. A similar display has already been found on the Galaxy Note10 Lite model, about which we wrote recently. The perimeter frames are thin, and the frontelit is inscribed in the hole right at the top of the screen: Samsung calls this solution Infinity — O. thanks to the Super AMOLED Plus Matrix, you can admire the deep and rich black tones. Color reproduction is easy to change in the settings to your liking. The screen is flat, so there will be no problems with the selection and adhesive of the protective glass. There is the Always On Display function: notifications and time are displayed in the locked panel. The fingerprint scanner is built into the screen, it acts quietly, but the recognition accuracy is high.
In the review, the smartphone came in a branded book case. Its feature is to work with the aforementioned AoD. When it is closed, through the window on the cover, you can get information about your inbox, missed calls or new Facebook messages. The case for this is not necessary to open.
The case of the Samsung Galaxy A71 looks glass, but it is only at first glance. As in the Galaxy Note10 Lite, plastic is used here, only stylized as glass. This solution has its advantages: the device weighs 179 grams, which is quite a bit for its size.
The creators of the phone did not forget about practicality. On the underside there is a 3.5 mm audio jack.Yes, and a separate tray for two SIMs and a memory card is an excellent solution.
Many other stabilization cameras
The main camera of the Samsung Galaxy A71 consists of four modules. The first received a resolution of 64 megapixels and an f/1.8 aperture. A Bayer Quad circuit is used that combines adjacent pixels into one to improve light sensitivity, so the standard shooting resolution is 16 MP. The second module is wide-angle, with a resolution of 12 MP and an aperture of F/2.2. The third lens, 5 MP, is responsible for creating macro images. Finally, the last camera is needed to simulate the depth of field in portraits. The frontalka received a resolution of 32 MP and an f/2.2 optics.
The shooting quality of the main lens is high even in difficult lighting conditions. The details are good, the color reproduction is more often close to the real one. Pleased with the work of HDR, shadows are well worked out on lighting changes or their scarcity. However, photos of additional modules are not always of high quality. The wide-angle lens has a noticeable sharpness at the edges of the frame, and the vertical module sometimes incorrectly determines the edges of objects.
In the dark save night shooting mode. On the Galaxy A71, it is available not only in the main camera, but also in the wide angle. Qualitative realization: the light sources of flashlights and neon signs are well processed, the sharpness is greatly increased.
One of the smartphone’s camera chips is the presence of a patented electronic stabilization system. The best effect is achieved when shooting a wide-angle lens in Full HD resolution:
And so the gadget records video in Full HD on the main camera. Electronic stabilization included:
The maximum resolution of video recording on the Samsung Galaxy A71 is 4K at 30 FPS. Clarity is high, but it is no longer possible to programmatically stabilize the image:
Easy to use interface
The smartphone runs on the Android 10 operating system with the One UI 2.0 Brand case installed on top. The interface makes a good impression at first glance: large icons, convenient grouping of settings, a minimum of pre-installed programs. The “Google Drive” application should also be downloaded if necessary. This approach will be appreciated by lovers of a clean shell without visual residue. In this case, the interface has many useful options. For example, you can turn on the side light for notifications, turn on the dark theme, specify scenarios for the side button, set the mode of using the gadget for children or start a screen recording. There is an NFC module for lovers of contactless payment.
Some Samsung models work with Qualcomm processors instead of branded Exynos chips. So the Galaxy A71 is equipped with the familiar Snapdragon 730 in combination with Adreno 618 graphics. The amount of RAM is 6 gigabytes. The filler is typical for the average price category, it is enough for regular and fast work on most tasks.
Check the Iron capabilities Samsung Galaxy A71 in games. Resource-intensive PUBG offers high image settings and works without much trouble, although sometimes there are frame jumps in battles and delays in loading textures. But in World of Tanks, Blitz manages to penetrate the maximum chart with stable 60 FPS. With most versions, the phone has no difficulties.
Samsung Galaxy A71 is a nice device to use. It has a good screen, the main camera takes high-quality pictures, the power supply is enough for any activity. It is especially pleasant that the manufacturer did not forget about pragmatism: there is a contactless payment module, a headphone jack and a triple slot for SIM and microSD. The plastic case can be attributed to the advantages: the smartphone is not as heavy and fragile as it might seem.