Motorola Edge S vs Samsung Galaxy A71 5G – Review, specifications and prices

The new Motorola Edge S device has a 4 camera setup with a main lens of 64 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 processor chipset and a battery of 5000 mAh. On other side, the Samsung Galaxy A71 5G also has awesome features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Motorola Edge S Samsung Galaxy A71 5G
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.7 in (inches) 6.7 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 Samsung Exynos 980
Operating System Android 10 Android 10
Resolution 1080 x 2520 pixels 1080 x 2400 pixels
RAM 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes) 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 64/16/2/TOF MP 64/12/5/5 MP
Front Camera 16 MP 32 MP
Battery 5000 mAh 4500 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Motorola Edge S runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 3.2 GHz Kryo 585, 3 cores of 2.4 GHz Kryo 585 and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 385. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 3200 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. Running on Android 10 operating system.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 is a better chipset processor than the Samsung Exynos 980.

Meanwhile, the Samsung Galaxy A71 5G has a Samsung Exynos 980, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 2 cores of 2.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A77 and 6 cores of 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2200 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. And it’s running on Android 10 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Motorola Edge S is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 650 gpu in the interior and the Samsung Galaxy A71 5G has the ARM Mali-G76 MP5,5 cores,Antutu gpu – 71585 graphics processor.

Battery

The Motorola Edge S battery capacity is 5000 mAh which is a 11.1% (percent) more powerful than the 4500 mAh offered by the Samsung Galaxy A71 5G. Some features include Fast charging and Non-removable.
The Samsung Galaxy A71 5G battery include Fast charging and Non-removable.

Screen

The device is using a IPS display with 1080 x 2520 pixels and a screen size of 6.7 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Samsung Galaxy A71 5G is featuring a Super AMOLED display with 1080 x 2400 pixels and a screen size of 6.7 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Motorola Edge S is the same size as Samsung Galaxy A71 5G screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Motorola Edge S Samsung Galaxy A71 5G
2.5D curved glass screen Capacitive
90 Hz refresh rate Infinity-O Display
Capacitive Multi-touch
Corning Gorilla Glass Scratch resistant
HDR10
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Motorola Edge S is carrying a ram memory of 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.

The Samsung Galaxy A71 5G is coming with a 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 1866 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.
In the basic edition, both phones have the same ram capacity of 6 gigabytes.

At the more expensive edition, both device present the same ram capacity:8 gigabytes.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Motorola Edge S comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, both phones have the same storage capacity of 128 gigabytes.

The max storage capacity offered by the Motorola Edge S is 256 gigabytes ,which is a 100% more than the Samsung Galaxy A71 5G with 128 gigabytes.

Samsung Galaxy A71 5G gets you or 128 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Motorola Edge S rear camera setup is composed by 4 lenses of 64/16/2/TOF MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.7 f/2.2 f/2.0 respectively.

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Meanwhile the Samsung Galaxy A71 5G rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 64/12/5/5 MP , the flash type is LED , carrying sensor like Samsung S5KGW1 , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.2 f/2.4 f/2.2 respectively.

Motorola Edge S Samsung Galaxy A71 5G
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
Autofocus Aperture size – f/2.2 (#3)
Continuous shooting Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3)
Digital image stabilization Autofocus
Digital zoom Continuous shooting
Exposure compensation Digital image stabilization
Face detection Digital zoom
Fourth rear camera – TOF (Time Of Flight) 3D camera Exposure compensation
Geotagging Face detection
HDR Fourth rear camera – 5 MP (depth-sensing)
ISO settings Geotagging
Laser autofocus (LAF) HDR
Optical image stabilization ISO settings
Optical zoom Panorama
Panorama Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
PDAF (#2) Pixel size – 1.12 m (#2)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Pixel size – 1.12 m (#3)
Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning) Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Scene mode Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 16 MP (ultra-wide angle) Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Self-timer Self-timer
Sensor size – 1.0 m (#2) Sensor type – ISOCELL PLUS
Third rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing) Super Phase Detection
Touch focus Third rear camera – 5 MP (macro)
White balance settings Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Motorola Edge S comes with a 16 MP in the front.

The Samsung Galaxy A71 5G has a 32 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Motorola Edge S Samsung Galaxy A71 5G
16 MP 32 MP
Aperture:f/2.0 Aperture:f/2.2
Aperture:f/2.0 (#2) Pixel size:0.8 µm /0.000800 mm
Face unlock Sensor model:Samsung S5KGD1
HDR Sensor type – ISOCELL Slim
Pixel size:0.9 µm /0.000900 mm Sensor type:ISOCELL
Secondary front camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide-angle)

Data network and speed connectivity/bandwidth

The mobile networks technologies improve the communication between devices, connectivity speed and files download/upload bandwidth depending of the place.

Motorola Edge S Samsung Galaxy A71 5G
5G NSA 5G NSA
5G SA 5G SA
Built-in 5G modem EDGE
EDGE GPRS
GPRS HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) LTE Cat 12(102.0/603.0 Mbit/s)
LTE Cat 20 Shannon 5G modem
UMTS(384 kbit/s) UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Motorola Edge S price is $300 (6 GB + 128 GB) or $350 ($8 GB + 128 GB) or $400 (8 GB + 256 GB) and the Samsung Galaxy A71 5G price tag is $600

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