JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – January 23, 2019 – Samsung South Africa has unveiled the Galaxy A71 and Galaxy A51, the latest additions to the Galaxy A series, at a media event in Sandton Johannesburg. The launch, which included popular musician and Samsung brand ambassador Cassper Nyovest, emphasised Samsung’s focus on innovation for all South Africans. The two new devices, the latest addition to the highly successful Galaxy A Series will be released in the country in February. Both devices include flagship features at an affordable price.
“We’re excited to build on the successful Galaxy A portfolio with the new Galaxy A71 and Galaxy A51. Since its launch last year, the Galaxy A series has become one of the most beloved smartphone ranges. The new Galaxy A71 and Galaxy A51 continue to offer the essential innovations that people love,” said Justin Hume, Director: Integrated Mobility at Samsung South Africa. “We know that people want a device that looks good, lasts longer and captures every experience as it happens, and we’re proud to continue to deliver on those needs with the latest Galaxy A devices.”
About the Galaxy A51 and Galaxy A71
Built to make meaningful innovations and awesome mobile experiences to everyone, the Galaxy A71 and A51 are packed with enhanced features: a longer lasting battery to keep up with your busy lifestyle, a smarter camera to help capture the world as you see it and an Infinity-O display that gives an uninterrupted visual experience. These devices will be launched in South Africa in the coming weeks.
Advanced Camera Experience
With four top-of-the-range cameras, the Galaxy A71 and Galaxy A51 are built for capturing those moments in life that matter most. Featuring a main camera, Ultra Wide, Macro and Depth cameras, combined with intelligent features, the Galaxy A71 and Galaxy A51 allow you to capture almost anything you experience in clear detail and stunning scale.
The main camera photographs stunning images with a 64-megapixel camera on the Galaxy A71, and a 48-megapixel camera on the Galaxy A51. Taking crisp and vivid shots, this camera will let you snap the best photo possible – day or night. The Ultra Wide camera has a 123o degree angle lens, giving you the same view as the human eye and if the shot requires it, the intelligent switch function will recommend Wide Shot and automatically switch it on for you. The Macro camera brings objects into crystal clear focus to capture every last detail while the Depth camera lets your subjects stand out using Live Focus effects.
High-Quality Video Recording
With Super Steady Video you can now capture smooth and stable videos on any adventure. Super Steady Video removes camera shake when you are shooting a video of a moving object or even when you’re moving yourself. Whether you’re running, hiking or even chasing your pets, the Super Steady Video will help you capture the moment perfectly.
Uninterrupted Visual Display
Galaxy A71 offers Super AMOLED Plus and Galaxy A51 offers Super AMOLED edge-to-edge Infinity-O displays. With a screen size of 6.7-inch or 6.5-inch, the display provides an expansive and immersive experience – forget the world around you and watch your favourite show or game on one of Samsung’s largest screens yet.
Stay Connected Longer
The Galaxy A71 and Galaxy A51 come with a large 4,500 mAh and 4,000 mAh battery respectively so you can use your phone longer throughout the day. With 25W and 15W fast charging capabilities you have come to expect from Galaxy smartphones, you won’t be without your phone long when it needs a boost to recharge.
Galaxy A71 and Galaxy A51 also provide access to Samsung’s ecosystem of intelligent apps and services including Bixby (Vision, Lens Mode, Routines), Samsung Pay and Samsung Health. The devices are also protected with the defence-grade security platform Samsung Knox.
Recommeded Retail Price:
Galaxy A71 – From R8,999
Galaxy A51 – From R6,999
1 All functionality, features, specifications and other product information provided in this document including, but not limited to, the benefits, design, pricing, components, performance, availability, and capabilities of the product are subject to change without notice.
2 Screen measured diagonally as a full rectangle without accounting for the rounded corners.
3 Availability may vary by market.
4 Typical value tested under third-party lab condition. Rated (minimum) capacity is less.
5 Availability may vary by market.