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 thatâ€™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. Qualcommâ€™s latest mid-range processor should bring significant speed boosts over last yearâ€™s 700 series phones with better power efficiency. And like the non-5G A71 released internationally earlier this year, the rest of the specs arenâ€™t too shabby either: