November 2021 security update is now rolling out to Galaxy A71

Various Galaxy smartphones and tablets have already received the November 2021 security update. Now, the Galaxy A71 has started getting the update, at least in South American countries. The new security patch could be released in more markets over the next few days. The latest software update for the Galaxy A71 comes with firmware version […]

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October 2021 security update reaches the Galaxy A71

Samsung is on a roll today. The company has released new security patches to a lot of smartphones over the past few hours. After releasing the November 2021 security update to the Galaxy S21 series, the South Korean firm has released the October 2021 security update to the Galaxy A71. The latest software update for […]

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Galaxy A71 gets the August 2021 security update

The Galaxy A71 is the latest Samsung smartphone to get the August 2021 security update. The company had started rolling out the latest security patch in the last week of July, and the Galaxy A52 was the first Samsung phone to get it. Later, the update was expanded to various high-end and mid-range smartphones. Samsung […]

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The show goes on: Galaxy A71 joins the July 2021 security update party

The Galaxy A71 has started receiving the July 2021 security update earlier today. Namely, Samsung’s newest security patch level, labeled as the release A715FXXU5BUF5, is now making its way to compatible devices in Mexico. The rollout hasn’t yet expanded beyond Central America but that’s likely going to happen in a matter of days, if not sooner. […]

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Galaxy A71 gets June security update the same day it gets the May update

Here’s something interesting: Samsung is rolling out two different security patches to the same phone on the same day. The Galaxy A71 received the May 2021 security update in some countries a few hours ago, as we reported earlier, but now, Samsung is rolling out an update with the June 2021 security patch to the phone […]

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Android 11 makes Galaxy A71 late to grab the May security update

We can confirm that the May 2021 security patch is now reaching its first variants of the Galaxy A71. A number of owners in Brazil were the first ones to get this particular firmware release, identified by the build version A715FXXU4BUE1. A new… newish security patch isn’t the only thing on board of this software […]

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Samsung India has new cashback deals on Galaxy S21 and mid-rangers

Samsung India has just announced a ton of exciting deals on select Galaxy products as part of its latest Samsung Days Sale event, with cashback offers on the latest Galaxy S21 series as well as numerous other devices from the Galaxy A, Galaxy M, and Galaxy F family of devices. The cashback offers are valid […]

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Galaxy A71 starts receiving April 2021 security update

The Galaxy A71 just became part of the April 2021 security update rollout. Select variants of the device started receiving the new patch mere hours ago. We tracked down its first iteration – build version A715FZHU4BUC1 – all the way to Hong Kong. And while it hasn’t yet expanded to additional countries, expect that to happen any day now. […]

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Android 11-based One UI 3.1 update is now live for the Galaxy A71 4G

The Galaxy A71 was one of the many smartphone models that were previously confirmed by Samsung to be planned for the One UI 3.1 firmware update soon. Two weeks after the initial announcement, One UI 3.1 is now rolling out to the Galaxy A71 in Europe alongside the February 2021 security patch. The latest release carries […]

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Samsung kept the lead in Europe in 2020 but the S20 series held it back

2020 was a tough year for the European smartphone market, and although sales figures have recovered almost entirely by the end of the year, the smartphone market also experienced a massive sales decline of nearly 50% YoY in April 2020, three months after the number of COVID-19 cases started to rise, and one month after […]

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One UI 3.1 update rolling out to Galaxy S20, A51, and more ‘from today’!

One UI 3.1 debuted with the Galaxy S21 series and it was later introduced to the Galaxy Tab S7/S7+ and the Galaxy S20 FE through a firmware update (though Samsung decided to pull the plug on the S20 FE release, presumably due to one or more bugs that slipped by unnoticed during testing). The great news is […]

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Galaxy A71 to Galaxy S21: Should you wait for the Galaxy A72 instead?

A full year has passed since the Galaxy A71 (4G) was released but a proper sequel has yet to hit the shelves. The Galaxy S21 series, however, was unveiled earlier than usual and the flagship trio is already available for purchase. The base model’s price is closer to the upper-mid-range market than it’s been in […]

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Here’s when your Galaxy device is scheduled to get One UI 3.0 stable update

Samsung had announced the One UI 3.0 beta program for developers four months ago. Since then, the company has released the Android 11-based One UI 3.0 beta update to various high-end smartphones. Last month, Samsung had promised that it will release the official roadmap for the One UI 3.0 stable update, and it has done […]

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Samsung Black Friday 2020: Best deals on phones, TVs, and more

Black Friday 2020 is here and to no one’s surprise, Samsung Electronics America has marked the occasion by preparing a series of attractive deals and discounts on a wide variety of products, from smartphones to TVs and home appliances. Samsung has applied discounts to various smartphone models but the bigger focus is on trade-in deals. […]

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One UI 2.5 update for the Galaxy A71 rolling out in dozens of markets

Samsung unveiled its latest version of One UI at Galaxy Unpacked as it usually does. One UI 2.5 debuted alongside the Galaxy Note 20 series before starting to reach other Galaxy devices through firmware updates. Samsung confirmed a couple of months ago that the One UI 2.5 update was being prepared for other Galaxy S, […]

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Galaxy A71 vs Pixel 4a: Indian customers should steer clear of Google’s phone

Samsung has a grip on the mid-range and upper-mid-range smartphone segments in India and the company’s online retail business in the country is booming. However, Samsung’s sub-$500 smartphone portfolio was threatened today by a new mid-range device that was developed by the same people who are responsible for Android OS. The Google Pixel 4a was released […]

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The majority of smartphones sold in Germany in Q2 were mid-range

The beginning of the second quarter of 2020 was looking very bleak for the German smartphone market. Sales have been in constant decline throughout Q1 and they’ve reached their lowest point at the beginning of April due to low demand caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Total smartphone sales in Germany were 27% lower compared to […]

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Samsung reportedly drops Galaxy A51 and Galaxy A71 prices in India

Samsung launched the Galaxy M51 in India yesterday with a starting price of INR 24,999 (around $339). It undercuts the Galaxy A51 and the Galaxy A71 in terms of pricing while offering better features such as a faster processor and a much bigger battery. With that in mind, the company seems to be permanently dropping […]

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Galaxy M51 versus Galaxy A71: The M series undercuts the A lineup again

The Galaxy M51 was released in Russia earlier this week and it will soon hit the shelves in other markets including Europe and India. It’s an exciting mid-range phone on account of its monstrous 7,000mAh battery but it has other good things going for it. In fact, the Galaxy M51 appears to make the Galaxy […]

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New Galaxy A promo offers £190 worth of audio bliss for free

Samsung UK today launched a new promotion catering to about as broad of a demographic as you can think of – music lovers. The cheekily named “Listen Up” campaign is rather straightforward: buy one of this year’s Galaxy A models, then take six free months of Spotify Premium and a complimentary pair of the AKG […]

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