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Samsung A71 is lowest-priced 5G smartphone yet, at just $599.99

Samsung Galaxy A71 5G
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Samsung has just introduced the lowest-priced 5G cellphone ever available in the US. The Galaxy A71 5G will cost just $599.99 when it goes on sale from 19 June - creating a much more affordable entry into the next generation of mobile telecommunications - where you no longer have those long waits when trying to download movies, or upload your images.

The handset is based on the same design of the 4G Galaxy A71, with same quad camera set-up. At the rear you will find a 64MP main lens, a 12 megapixel ultra-wide camera, a 5 megapixel macro lens, and a 5MP depth camera with live focus effects. And round the front, the photographic capabilities are rounded off with a 32MP selfie camera.

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With 128GB of storage and 6GB of RAM, the Android handset has a 4500 mAh battery builtt in and a 6.7in FHD+ Super AMOLED infinity display. 

The Galaxy A71 5G will come in a Prism Cube Black finish and will be available in the US on June 19 at T-Mobile (opens in new tab), Sprint (opens in new tab) and Samsung.com (opens in new tab) for $599.99.

The Samsung A71 5G is due to cost £519 when it arrives in the UK this summer, where there will be an even lower-priced model in the shape of the Galaxy A51 5G which is expected to cost £429.

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Chris George has worked on Digital Camera World since its launch in 2017. He has been writing about photography, mobile phones, video making and technology for over 30 years – and has edited numerous magazines including PhotoPlus, N-Photo, Digital Camera, Video Camera, and Professional Photography. 


His first serious camera was the iconic Olympus OM10, with which he won the title of Young Photographer of the Year - long before the advent of autofocus and memory cards. Today he uses a Nikon D800, a Fujifilm X-T1, a Sony A7, and his iPhone 11 Pro.


He has written about technology for countless publications and websites including The Sunday Times Magazine, The Daily Telegraph, Dorling Kindersley, What Cellphone, T3 and Techradar.