Samsung Galaxy A70 to launch in India next week, price revealed

first_img Sanket Vijayasarathy New DelhiApril 16, 2019UPDATED: April 17, 2019 10:29 IST HIGHLIGHTSThe Galaxy A70 is expected to launch next week priced between Rs 25,000 to Rs 30,000.The Galaxy A70 comes with a 6.7-inch display and Snapdragon 675 SoC.The Galaxy A80 with rotating cameras will launch in India in May.Samsung is gearing up to launch its next Galaxy A device in India. We know this is the Galaxy A70 as the company has been teasing its launch with a dedicated microsite on its official website. Samsung is yet to announce a launch date, but a new report not only reveals this but also the expected price of the Galaxy A70 in India. Additionally, the report also adds that the Galaxy A80 with its unique pop-up rotating camera will launch in India in May.According to a report by IANS, the Galaxy A70 will launch next week with a price under Rs 30,000, while the Galaxy A80 will launch next month priced below Rs 50,000. “We will launch the Galaxy A70 in India next week in the Rs 25,000-Rs 30,000 bracket and the Galaxy A80 in the Rs 45,000-Rs 50,000 bracket in May,” Ranjivjit Singh, Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President, Samsung India, told IANS.The Galaxy A70 is one of the biggest phones in this new Galaxy A lineup with a screen size of 6.7 inches. The phone offers a Super AMOLED Infinity-U display with a FHD+ (2400×1080) resolution. It is powered by a Snapdragon 675 chipset paired with 6GB or 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. The Galaxy A70 houses a 4,500mAh battery and supports 25W fast charging. It ships with Android Pie with One UI on top.The upcoming Galaxy A device sports a triple camera setup with a 32MP primary camera with f/1.7 aperture, an 8MP ultra wide-angle camera and a 5MP depth camera. It gets a similar 32MP selfie camera on the front.advertisementSamsung has been rapidly expanding its Galaxy A portfolio this year in order to take on Chinese competition in the country. The company has expressed its plan to launch a new Galaxy A device in India every month with a target of reaching $4 billion in sales from this series alone. The Galaxy A10, Galaxy A20, Galaxy A30 and Galaxy A50 have already been launched in India priced between Rs 5,000 to Rs 20,000. With the upcoming Galaxy A70 and Galaxy A80, Samsung will be challenging competition, particularly OnePlus, in the premium mid-range segment.ALSO READ | Samsung Galaxy A70 quick review: Has the goods to make it a winner in IndiaALSO READ | Samsung Galaxy A80 quick review: Rises to the challenge with a rotating camera and New Infinity displayGet real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted bySanket Vijayasarathy Tags :Follow SamsungFollow Galaxy A70 Samsung Galaxy A70 to launch in India next week, price revealedAccording to a new report, Samsung will launch the Galaxy A70 in India next week with a price under Rs 30,000, while the Galaxy A80 will launch in the country next month.advertisementlast_img read more

Two Lankans grilled by Indian authorities

The fishermen were brought from the Puzhal Central Prison in Chennai to Nagapattinam for the joint interrogation and later taken back after conclusion of the detailed inquiry to ascertain the facts of the case, police sources said. The Sri Lankan fishermen had set sail in a fibre boat bearing the number OFRP – A 2672 NNR from Parithithurai near Jaffna when their boat’s engine developed technical snag in the mid-sea. Owing to rough sea condition at that time, their boat strayed into Indian waters about eight nautical miles off Arcot Thurai sea shore. Fishermen of Arcot Thurai who ventured into the sea rescued the two Lankan fishermen in the Indian waters and handed them over to the Indian Navy on October 11. They were handed over to the Vedaranyam Marine police station where the two were inquired and arrested on the charge of entering into Indian water without any documents.A case was registered against them under The Maritime Zones of India (Regulation of Fishing by Foreign Vessels Act), 1981. They were lodged in the Puzhal Central Prison thereafter. (Colombo Gazette) Two Sri Lankan fishermen who were arrested recently after they strayed into Indian waters near Vedaranyam were interrogated by a team of top officials at the Nagapattinam Collectorate on Tuesday, The Hindu newspaper reported.The duo K. Roobadoss (21) and D. Nishanth (23) were interrogated for over an hour by the joint team comprising District Collector S. Palanisamy, Superintendent of Police Abhinav Kumar, a senior officer of the Indian Navy, personnel of State police intelligence units, officials of the Fisheries Department, and the Coastal Security Group. read more