Speculations said that a new Samsung phone is currently in the works, in short, the smartphone dubbed Samsung Galaxy A71 and A51 will soon be launched in India as it has been certified by Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) in India. Now, a fresh report we received revealed that there will be a 5G version of the Samsung Galaxy A71.
According to Sammobile, Samsung will launch the Exynos 980 SoC powered A71 in China. It is also said that Samsung smartphone with model number SM-A7160 is in the works. It is believed that Galaxy A71 for China has a model number of SM-A716B whereas the variant for the global markets has SM-A715F.
Since Galaxy Note 10+ 5G carries model number SM-N976B for global markets and SM-N9760 for China, the SM-A7160 could be the Galaxy A71 5G for the Chinese market. The Chinese model of the smartphone is said to come with 128GB internal storage and also 5G connectivity. The Samsung Galaxy A71 5G will be powered by an Exynos 980 SoC, SM-A7160 could be the first phone from Samsung to be powered by its mid-range 5G-equipped Exynos 980 chipset. Samsung currently uses the Snapdragon 855 and Exynos 9825 chipsets for its 5G smartphones.