Samsung just sent us their new Galaxy A73 smartphone, and here is our unboxing and hands-on preview!
Samsung Galaxy A73 : What’s Inside The Box!
Samsung just launched their Galaxy A73 mid-range smartphone, which boasts a 108 MP quad-camera system and a large Super AMOLED+ display, at an affordable price point!
They sent one to us to review, so let’s take a look at the box, and see what we find inside!
Once you fully unbox it, this is what you will find :
- Samsung Galaxy A73 5G smartphone
- Set of Galaxy A73 documents
- Type C to Type C USB data and power cable
- SIM tray extractor pin
Unfortunately, Samsung did not include a 25 watt charger, and the Type C to Type C cable will only support the newer Samsung chargers.
If you have the older Samsung charger, you will need to reuse the old Type A to Type C cable, or buy a new cable.
Samsung Galaxy A73 : Key Features!
Now, let’s take a closer look at the Samsung Galaxy A73’s key features, as well as our hands-on experience video!
6.7-inch Super AMOLED+ Display
The Samsung Galaxy A73 comes with a large 6.7-inch Super AMOLED+ display.
It has a Full HD+ resolution, and a dynamic refresh rate of up to 120 Hz!
The Samsung Galaxy A73 runs on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G, which has a triple-tier CPU architecture :
- a Kryo 670 Prime core running at up to 2.4 GHz,
- three sustained-performance Kryo 670 Gold cores running at up to 2.2 GHz, and
- four energy-efficient Kryo 670 Silver cores running at 1.8 GHz
It also comes with a Qualcomm Adreno 642L GPU running at 490 MHz.
Memory + Storage Options
The Samsung Galaxy A73 comes with 8 GB of RAM, and 256 GB of internal flash storage.
The memory capacity can be expanded through the RAM Plus feature, while storage can be expanded through a microSD card (up to 1 TB).
The Samsung Galaxy A73 is targeted at those who love to take photos and videos.
In the front, it has a 32 MP camera with an f/2.2 aperture, and the ability to combine pixels for better low-light performance.
In the back, it has a quad-camera system that consists of :
- a 108 MP Dual Pixel camera with f/1.8 aperture
- a 12 MP ultra-wide angle camera with f/2.2 aperture
- a 5 MP macro camera with f/2.4 aperture, and
- a 5 MP depth camera with f/2.4 aperture
IP67 Dust + Water-Resistance!
You will also love the fact that the Galaxy A73 is IP67-rated for dust and water-resistance! That means it can withstand immersion in up to 1 metre of fresh water for up to 30 minutes!
Battery + Charging
The Samsung Galaxy A73 comes with a large 5,000 mAh battery, that supports up to 25 watts of fast charging.
The only downside – Samsung is not providing the 25 watt charger in-the-box.
Samsung Galaxy A73 Specifications
|Specifications||Samsung Galaxy A73|
|Display||6.7-inch Super AMOLED+
– 120 Hz dynamic refresh rate
|OS||One UI 4.1 (Android 12)|
|Platform||Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G|
|CPU||1 x Kryo 670 Prime core (2.4 GHz)
3 x Kryo 670 Gold cores (2.2 GHz)
4 x Kryo 670 Silver cores (1.8 GHz)
|GPU||Qualcomm Adreno 642L (490 MHz)|
|8 GB + 256 GB|
|Front Camera||32 MP camera, f/2.2|
|Main Cameras||108 MP OIS camera, f/1.8
12 MP ultra-wide camera, f/2.2
5 MP macro camera, f/2.4
5 MP depth camera, f/2.4
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi : Up to Wi-Fi 6
Bluetooth : BT 5.0
USB : USB Type C
|Fingerprint Sensor||Yes, Under Display|
|Other Sensors||Accelerometer, Gyroscope,
|GPS||GPS, Beidou, Glonass, Galileo|
|Battery||5,000 mAh Li-Po battery|
|Charging||25 watt wired charging|
|Dimensions||76.1 mm wide
163.7 mm tall
7.6 mm thick
Samsung Galaxy A73 Colour + Availability!
Here in Malaysia, the Galaxy A73 smartphone is available in three colour options :
- Awesome White
- Awesome Mint
- Awesome Gray
It will be offered in only one variant, at this price point :
- 8 GB + 256 GB : RM 2,099 (about US$499 / £379 / A$679 / S$679)
Here are some online purchase options :
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