Samsung Electronics has unveiled its first models loaded with a macro lens, the Galaxy A51 and the Galaxy A71. The tech giant plans to maintain its number one market share in Vietnam and other emerging markets with the Galaxy A51, an affordable smartphone in the price range of 400,000 won but offers functions of premium class devices.
Samsung released the Galaxy A51 and the Galaxy A71 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam on Dec. 12 (local time). The two smartphones all feature punch-hole displays, which encompass the entirety of the phones’ front except the camera holes located in the upper middle of the devices.
The most striking feature of the two models is the four quad rear cameras. The four cameras are arranged in an L-shape in a rectangular module that takes the design of induction cooking hob.
The Galaxy A51 and the Galaxy A71 are the first models in the Galaxy series equipped with a macro lens, which allows users to take closeup photos. The four rear cameras of the Galaxy A51 include a 48-megapixel main camera, a 12-megapixel ultra-wide camera, a 5-megapixel f/2.2 depth camera and a 5-megapixel macro camera. The four cameras of the Galaxy A71 consist of a 64-megapixel main camera, a 12-megapixel ultra-wide camera, a 5-megapixel depth camera, and a 5-megapixel macro camera.
Samsung adds innovative technologies to the Galaxy A series, a line of lower to mid-range smartphones, releasing low-end smartphones equipped with premium features. Features like multiple cameras, hole display and in-display fingerprint sensors were used in previous Galaxy A series smartphones.
Samsung plans to expand its presence in markets such as Vietnam, where lower to mid-range smartphones are popular, with its 2020 Galaxy A series phones including the Galaxy A51 and the Galaxy A71. The A51 is priced starting at VND7.99 million (about 410,000 won).