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.
Samsung finally started pushing their new major OS update, One UI 4.0 for the Galaxy A71 based on Android 12. The update is now started rolling around the globe.
As per some reports, it is said to be rolling with build number A715FXXU8CVC3 for users around the globe. Samsung has included the latest March 2022 Security patch, which fixes many security bugs and vulnerabilities.
Samsung Galaxy A71 Device Overview:
The Samsung Galaxy A71 sports a 6.7 inches Super AMOLED display with an FHD+ resolution i.e., 1080 x 2400 pixels. It has a screen-to-body ratio of 87.2 percent, an aspect ratio of 20:9, and a pixel density of 393 PPI. The display also has an under-display optical fingerprint scanner, which is also protected 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. On 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 types of SIM cards and a micro SD card simultaneously.
Coming to the optics, the Samsung Galaxy A71 has a quad rear camera setup which gets arranged in a 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 an f/2.2 aperture value. And it has a tertiary 5 MP depth sensor with an 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 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.
One UI 4.0 Upgrade and Features
Of course, the Samsung Galaxy A71 came out of the box with Android 10 and later received the Android 11 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. As promised, finally, Samsung started rolling their One UI 4.0 update to their flagship and feature-rich smartphone.
One UI 4.0, which is based on Android 12, brings an entirely new UI design with a simplified color palette feature and the game-changer Android 12’s material YOU design that lets users significantly personalize the look and feel of the UI. The dark mode is now been expanded to all app icons, and the camera UI adds ease to use and is better than the last version.
Android 12 One Ui 4.0 Update Tracker:
Updated on November 11, 2022: Samsung started rolling the new update, bringing the September 2022 security patch update for the device with software version A715FXXU8CVI4. The update is based on Android 12.
Updated on April 16, 2022: Today, Samsung rolled their first One Ui 4.0 update to users around the globe with software version A715FXXU8CVC3.
Updated on May 17, 2022: Samsung started seeding April 2022 security patch update for the device with software version A715FXXU8CVD1. The update is based on Android 12.
Updated on August 02, 2022: Samsung started seeding June 2022 security patch update for the device with software version A715FXXS8CVF2. The update is based on Android 12.
Download Android 12 | One UI 4.0 Update:
|Build Number: A715FXXU8CVI4
Security Patch: October 2022
File Size: 4 GB
|Build Number: A715FXXS8CVF2
Security Patch: June 2022
File Size: 4 GB
|Build Number: A715FXXU8CVD1
Security Patch: April 2022
File Size: 4 GB
|Build Number: A715FXXU8CVC3
Security Patch: March 2022
File Size: 4 GB
Steps to Install Android 12 on Samsung A71
Before we get straight to the steps to flash the One UI 4.0 update based on Android 12 on your Samsung Galaxy A71, let us take a look at the pre-requisites first.
- Download and Install Samsung Kies Software on your computer.
- You have to download the latest Samsung USB Drivers and install them on your PC.
- Make sure that you have ODIN Software installed on your PC.
- You will require a Windows PC/Laptop and a USB cable as well.
- Keep your Samsung Galaxy A71 battery charged at least 60% for a smoother process.
- Take a backup of your device (No Root) before doing anything.
Now, let’s look at the Steps to flash Android 12 on the Samsung Galaxy A71.
We have provided a full detailed installation guide to flash the Android 12 update using Odin Tool on your Samsung Galaxy A71. In order to flash Android 12 (One UI 4.0) on Samsung Galaxy A71, you need to follow the below guide carefully:
- Download the appropriate Android 12 firmware file for your Samsung Galaxy A71.
- Extract the contents of the firmware zip file.
- Notice that the extracted files will be in “.tar” or “.tar.md5” format.
- Now download and extract the Odin tool on your PC.
- Open the extracted folder and click on the Odin.exe file.
- You need to connect your Galaxy A71 to the PC while it is in Download Mode.
- Notice that the CO port will light up on Odin once you connect your phone.
- Click the AP button and select the firmware.
- Do the same for BL, CP, and CSC.
- Keep in mind that the regular CSC file will erase the entire data. In order to save the data, select the ‘HOME_CSC‘ file.
- Don’t forget to select Auto Reboot and F.Reset Time in the Options tab.
- Click the Start button to install the firmware on your Galaxy A71.
- That’s it! You will see a PASS message once the installation is complete.
Check out our full-depth video guide as well.
We hope that this guide will be helpful to you. If in case, you’re facing any issues, feel free to ask in the comments below.