Samsung Galaxy A73 Price in Kenya & key features
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The Samsung Galaxy A73 price in Kenya is 56500 shillings. The Galaxy A73 succeeds last year’s Galaxy A72, and quite naturally, it’s a more powerful and premium offering than the Galaxy A53. It has a 6.7-inch AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate. On the inside, the device is powered by an unspecified octa-core chipset, paired with 6GB/8GB RAM and 128GB/256GB storage.
For reference, the Galaxy A72 packed a Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SoC. The biggest upgrade in the Galaxy A73 is the 108MP primary camera, a big step up from the 64MP sensor on the Galaxy A72. While the 12MP ultra-wide camera and 5MP camera are unchanged from the last model, the telephoto lens is gone, replaced by a 5MP depth lens.
Samsung Galaxy A73 5G
The Samsung Galaxy A73 5G is yet another refresh to Samsung’s mid-range devices, which have been coming out back to back. 120Hz super AMOLED screen, a primary 64MP camera, 25W fast charging, a huge battery at 5000mAh, and the new flagship Exynos 1280 5G chipset. Add 5G and it’s quite a competitively priced midrange. It ticks pretty much every box, and then some. This phone is certainly a midrange powerhouse.
The Samsung Galaxy A73 5G comes with a 6.7-inch 120Hz Super AMOLED screen with a center-aligned punch-hole design for the selfie camera. It’s a beauty, with very even bezels and a very narrow chin, with a screen-to-body ratio of 87.0%. It has an aspect ratio of 20:9 and supports HD10+ which makes it an absolute delight to consume media with.
It has a plastic frame, a plastic back and a Corning Gorilla Glass 5 front panel. It is very bright and vivid, peaking at 1000 nits. It’s rated IP67 for dust and splash protection, for 1m for 30mins. unfortunately, it loses the headphone jack. It has a fast under-display optical fingerprint sensor. It supports stereo speakers, which offer great sound when playing media.
The Samsung Galaxy A73 5G brings in the heat with the latest generation Exynos 1280 5G chipset, the fastest in the current range of in-house midrange 5G chips, making it very fast and excellent for gaming. It has an Octa-core CPU with storage options of 6/8 GB for RAM & 256 GB for ROM. It also comes with an expandable memory option, which shares the slot with the sim card.
Paired with the 120Hz AMOLED screen, running the latest Android 12 with One UI 4.1 skin on top, the performance feels very fast and premium. Samsung’s UI is rich in customizations, supporting numerous always-on screen animations. No lags or slow transitions on this one. Everything feels fast, fluid, and rich in color.
The Samsung Galaxy A73 5G has a quad-camera arrangement on the back. It comes with an excellent 108 MP primary sensor, with 12 MP picture binning for those excellent daylight photos. It has a 12MP ultra-wide with a 123˚ FOV, for great landscape and group photos. There is a 5MP depth lens, giving it great immersion when it comes to those close-up photos, and a 5MP macro lens.
The video can support up to 4K video at 30 fps, with HDR supports & gyro-EIS stability assistance. It can also record 1080p video at 60 fps. The selfie camera is a generous 32MP wide sensor, capable of 4K at 30fps and 1080p video at 30fps. The selfies and videos are great and well exposed.
The Samsung Galaxy A73 5G has a decent 25W fast charging, which can charge the phone to 100% in a little over an hour. That in addition to the fact that it also comes with a Li-Po 5000mAh non-removable battery. Even with the 120Hz high refresh rate AMOLED screen, this should be more than a day’s worth. The main concession would be that there is no wireless charging nor wired reverse charging. It, fortunately, does support NFC for contactless paying.
Similarly, priced phones would include the Huawei Nova 9, the Oppo Reno 6 5G, Samsung Galaxy S21, and the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G. the main talking points would be the screen and the huge battery. Also with an AMOLED screen, it offers an experience similar to much more premium gadgets like the S21.
For the price, it’s a great device. Superior design, high-end screen, and a very huge battery. Seeing that it comes with the new Exynos chipset, the performance is bound to feel like that of a flagship, as the performance has actually improved. It comes in Black, White, Blue, & Peach
Common Q & A
- How much is a Samsung Galaxy A73 5G in Kenya: the phone is currently retailing at Ksh 54,500
- Where can I buy a Samsung Galaxy A73 5G in Kenya: you can buy it at phonesstorekenya.com, both online and offline, with optional delivery on request.
- Does Samsung Galaxy A73 5G have wireless charging: No. instead, it has very quick 25W fast charging that can get the phone to 100% in an hour. The reason is, the battery is huge at 5000mAh
- Does Samsung Galaxy A73 5G support 5G: yes, it does. That makes it future-proof if indeed 5G does come to your area.
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