December 4, 2020

Samsung lowers the price of 5G with the $600 A71 5G

No matter what the rest of 2020 brings, one thing is certain: Samsung really wants you to buy a 5G phone. After rolling out an all-5G Galaxy S lineup earlier this year, Samsung will begin selling the A71 5G on Thursday with a starting price that’s...

No matter what the rest of 2020 brings, one thing is certain: Samsung really wants you to buy a 5G phone. After rolling out an all-5G Galaxy S lineup earlier this year, Samsung will begin selling the A71 5G on Thursday with a starting price that’s hundreds of dollars less that the cheapest S20.

The Galaxy A71 is one of the first phones to use the Snapdragon 765G processor, which is a lower-cost alternative to the pricey 865 that powers the 2020 Android flagship phones. Qualcomm’s latest mid-range processor should bring significant speed boosts over last year’s 700 series phones with better power efficiency. And like the non-5G A71 released internationally earlier this year, the rest of the specs aren’t too shabby either:

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