Samsung Galaxy A70: Price, specs, features in the Philippines

Kyle Chua
Samsung Galaxy A70: Price, specs, features in the Philippines
It competes with the Xiaomi Mi 9 and the Vivo V15 Pro

MANILA, Philippines – The Samsung Galaxy A70, unveiled in April, is now available in the Philippines via Argomall for P22,990. This puts it in direct competition with the Xiaomi Mi 9, which is also priced at P22,990, and within the range of the Vivo V15 Pro priced at P23,999.

Here are its key specs:

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 octa-core chip
  • 6GB RAM
  • 128GB internal storage
  • 6.7-inch FHD+, 1080×2400, Super AMOLED Infinity-U display
  • Triple rear camera: 32MP main + 8MP ultra-wide angle + 5MP depth
  • 32MP front camera
  • 4,500mAh battery with 25W Super Fast Charging
  • Android 9.0 Pie
  • On-screen fingerprint sensor
  • Facial recognition
  • Colors: black, blue, and white

The Galaxy A70 on paper beats out the aforementioned competition when it comes to screen size. The Vivo V15 Pro, however, boasts a notchless all-screen display with a 91.64% screen-to-body ratio while the A70 sports a teardrop notch like the Mi 9. 

For cameras, meanwhile, it’s similar to the Vivo V15 Pro’s setup (48MP main + 8MP super wide-angle + 5MP depth-sensing) but the V15 Pro has a higher-resolution main shooter. The Mi 9’s set-up, comprised of a 48MP main, 16MP ultra wide-angle, and a 12MP telephoto, edges out the two if you’d like to have better telephoto capablities rather than bokeh. (READ: Vivo V15 Pro review: Vivo’s best tech makes its case in a field of cheaper options)

The Galaxy A70 and the V15 Pro have the same 675 chip but the Mi 9 has the range-topping Snapdragon 855. The V15 Pro is tops in RAM with 8GB while the Mi 9, both of its variants, has 6GB RAM too. –

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