Samsung has released the Galaxy A71 which packs in some decent mid-range specs. For instance, you get a Snapdragon 730 processor with 6/8 GB of RAM, a massive 4500 mAh battery, a 6.7-inch Super AMOLED Plus capacitive touchscreen, and up to 128 GB of onboard storage. In the camera department, you get a quad-camera setup with 64 MP in the back and a 32 MP selfie camera with (f/2.2) lens. Moreover, the Galaxy A71 also sports an under-display fingerprint scanner which is pretty common for every smartphone. In this topic, we will find whether the Samsung Galaxy A71 will receive the Android 12 (One UI 4.0) update.
Samsung Galaxy A71 Device Overview
The Samsung Galaxy A71 sports a 6.7 inches Super AMOLED display with an FHD+ resolution i.e. with 1080 x 2400 pixels. It has a screen-to-body ratio of 87.2 percent, an aspect ratio of 20:9, a pixel density of 393 PPI. The display has also an under-display optical fingerprint scanner which is also gets protects by this old Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
Underneath the Samsung Galaxy A71, it sports the Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 SoC and this SoC is built on the 7nm process. To the GPU side, it has the Adreno 618 which is 30% faster compared to the old Adreno 616. The device has 6GB and 8GB of LPDDR4 RAM and 128GB of UFS 2.1 internal storage. This is further expandable via a micro SD card up to 1TB. The device has a dedicated type SIM card slot where you can insert two Nano type SIM cards a micro SD card at the same time.
Coming to the optics, the Samsung Galaxy A71 has a quad rear camera setup which gets arranges in vertical setup ( in an L shape ) to the left of the device along with the flash module. This rear camera setup includes a primary 64MP In-house Samsung GW1 sensor with f/1.7 aperture value, PDAF, and also for Electronic Image Stabilisation ( EIS ). This sensor pairs with a secondary 12MP ultra wide-angle sensor with f/2.2 aperture value. And, it has a tertiary 5 MP depth sensor with f/2.2 aperture value which will be used for taking portrait shots.
The Samsung Galaxy A71 packs a large 4,500 mAh battery that charges over a USB type C port. This battery also supports for 25W fast charging tech from the brand. Sadly the device doesn’t come with support for other charging facilities like wireless charging, reverse charging and many others. The device runs on One Ui 2.0 which is based on the latest Android 10. Coming to the biometric options, the device comes with an in-display fingerprint scanner and also face unlock. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, NFC (market dependant), FM radio, and USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, and many more.
Will Samsung Galaxy A71 get Android 12 Update?
Of course, the Samsung Galaxy A71 came out of the box with Android 10 and later received the Android 11 R update. According to Samsung’s recent policy change, their device will get three years of major OS support and four years of a security patch update. This does mean that the Galaxy A71 will get the Android 12 update. Most probably, just after the release, within a few, it will get an Android 12 update. Yeah! It is evident that Samsung first works on their flagship smartphone to roll out a new OS update. Then, slowly and steadily, it will provide the new update to all its eligible smartphones.
Android 12 Tracker For Samsung Galaxy A71:
Currently, we do not have any official confirmation regarding this because the smartphone is yet to be released. So, you can bookmark this page if you are planning to buy this amazing smartphone and want to track the Android 12 update. Meanwhile, whenever we get something related to upcoming updates for this smartphone. We will keep updating this dedicated Android 12 tracker guide.
New Software Update Tracker
Updated on September 17, 2021: Today Samsung rolled the August 2021 security patch for Galaxy A71 globally. The update is labeled with build number A715FXXU6BUH1.