Samsung launches the Galaxy A20, A50 and A70 in Canada

Samsung has officially announced the availability of the 2019 Galaxy A series in Canada. The new budget and mid-range Samsung phones will be available nationwide starting June 7, 2019. The Canadian lineup will initially include the Galaxy A20, Galaxy A50 and the Galaxy A70. Samsung may, however, bring a few more 2019 Galaxy A devices to Canada later on, including the Galaxy A80.

Prices start at $350

Samsung revamped the Galaxy A series this year to launch a flurry of budget and mid-range smartphones. These devices are doing incredibly well in markets like India. The company is now preparing to bring a handful of them to North America. The Galaxy A20, A50 and the A70 are arriving in Canada later this week, followed by the US sometime later on.

The Galaxy A20, the most affordable of the three, features a 6.4-inch HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity-V display, a 4,000mAh battery with 15W fast charging, and a dual rear camera setup. It is powered by the Exynos 7884 SoC, coupled with 3GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage space.

The Galaxy A50, which is the most value-for-money Samsung mid-ranger yet, is the company’s first non-flagship phone with an optical in-display fingerprint sensor. It features a 6.4-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED Infinity-U display and packs the same 4,000mAh battery with 15W fast charging as the A20. Under the hood is an Exynos 9610 chipset with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage space. The Galaxy A50 also features a triple rear camera setup.

The Galaxy A70 (review), meanwhile, features a huge 6.7-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED Infinity-U display and also packs a bigger 4,500mAh battery with 25W fast charging. It is powered by the Snapdragon 675 SoC and comes with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage space. It also gets an optical in-display fingerprint sensor, along with a 32MP primary lens on the triple rear camera setup.

Sales kick off on June 7

Samsung has priced the Galaxy A20, Galaxy A50 and the Galaxy A70 at $349.99, $449.99 and $629.99 respectively in Canada. The Galaxy A20 and A70 are available in black, while the Galaxy A50 will be available in both black and white. The devices can be purchased from Samsung Experience Stores, Samsung e-store, all national carriers, and select retail partners starting June 7.

  • Model: SM-A205F
  • Dimensions: 158.4 x 74.7 x 7.8mm
  • Display: 6.4"(162.5mm) Super AMOLED
  • CPU: Exynos 7885
  • Camera: 13 MP, CMOS & 5MP, CMOS
  • Model: SM-A505F
  • Dimensions: 158.5 x 74.7 x 7.7mm
  • Display: 6.4"(162.1mm) Super AMOLED
  • CPU: Exynos 9610
  • Camera: 25 MP, CMOS F1.7 & 5MP, CMOS F2.2 Depth & 8MP, CMOS F2.2 Ultrawide
  • Model: SM-A705FN
  • Dimensions: 164.3 x 76.7 x 7.9mm
  • Display: 6.7"(170.2mm) Super AMOLED
  • CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 670
  • Camera: 32 MP, CMOS F1.7 & 8MP, CMOS F2.2 & 5MP, CMOS F2.2


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