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Samsung Galaxy A41

Specifications

Samsung Galaxy A41
Samsung Galaxy A41
Processor
Mediatek Helio P65 8 x 2 GHz, Cortex-A75 / A55
Graphics adapter
Memory
4096 MB 
, LPDDR4X
Display
6.1 inch 20:9, 2400 x 1080 pixel 431 PPI, capacitive, Super AMOLED, Infinity-U, Full HD+, glossy: yes, 60 Hz
Storage
64 GB eMMC Flash, 64 GB 
, 45.1 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5-mm audio port, Card Reader: microSD up to 512 GB (FAT, FAT32, exFAT), 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: acceleration sensor, gyroscope, proximity sensor, compass, WiFi Direct, USB OTG, DRM Widevine L1, Dolby Atmos
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 5.0, GSM (850, ​900, ​1800, ​1900 MHz), 3G (band 1, 2, 5, 8), LTE (band 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41), head-SAR 0.587 W/Kg, body-SAR 1.500 W/Kg, Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.9 x 149.9 x 69.8 ( = 0.31 x 5.9 x 2.75 in)
Battery
3500 mAh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Android 10
Camera
Primary Camera: 48 MPix 48 MP wide-angle camera (f/2.0, 26mm, 1/2.0", 0.8µm) + 8 MP ultra wide-angle camera (f/2.2, 12mm, 1/4.0", 1.12µm) + 5 MP camera for Bokeh effects (f/2.4)
Secondary Camera: 25 MPix f/2.2, 25mm, 1/2.8", 0.9µm
Additional features
Speakers: single speaker at the bottom, Keyboard: virtual, modular 15-Watt charger, USB cable (Type A to Type C), headset, SIM tool, quick-start manual, warranty booklet, OneUI 2.1, 24 Months Warranty, fanless
Weight
152 g ( = 5.36 oz / 0.34 pounds), Power Supply: 30 g ( = 1.06 oz / 0.07 pounds)
Price
299 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 75.58% - good
Average of 13 scores (from 23 reviews)
price: 68%, performance: 58%, features: 64%, display: 90% mobility: 84%, workmanship: 83%, ergonomy: 75%, emissions: 96%

Reviews for the Samsung Galaxy A41

78.6% Samsung Galaxy A41 Smartphone Review: Affordable despite its Super AMOLED display | Notebookcheck
With its Galaxy A series, Samsung has made a name for itself by offering affordable but well-equipped smartphones. Correspondingly, the expectations on its newest product of the series, the Galaxy A41 mid-range smartphone, are high. With its 6.1-inch Super AMOLED display, an octa-core SoC, and a 48-MP triple camera, the smartphone brings some good prerequisites.
75% Samsung Galaxy A41 Review
Source: Phone Arena English
The Samsung Galaxy A series has been enjoying immense popularity in recent years. After the huge success of the Galaxy A10 and the popularity of the A51, Samsung is on a mission to cover every possible buying scenario in the mid-tier segment. The Samsung Galaxy A41 is another great addition to the A family. It manages to hide its simple origins under some clever design ideas and offers an excellent package for the price. The gorgeous 6.1-inch Super AMOLED display can justify the €250 price tag alone, and then there’s the adequate camera system, the cool back panel, and the excellent battery life, despite the all-around slim waistline of the device. Affordable phones have never been so exciting.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/17/2020
Rating: Total score: 75%
70% Samsung Galaxy A41 review
Source: GSM Arena English
Sure, the Galaxy A41 is not a gaming champ, but you can manage by lowering the in-game resolution if possible. And if the poor graphic punch is an issue, well, there are faster phones on the same price, just not this small or with an AMOLED.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/13/2020
Rating: Total score: 70%
Samsung Galaxy A41 review: A compact mid-range phone done right
Source: Sam Mobile English
The Galaxy A41 is an excellent compact mid-ranger, and if you don’t like big phones and don’t wish to spend on the flagship Galaxy S20 or last year’s Galaxy S10e, the A41 will serve you well. The beautiful AMOLED display is easy to handle with one hand, the performance is good as long as you don’t intend to play heavy games, the battery can often last a full day, and you get the latest Samsung software. It’s not perfect, but if a compact and affordable phone is what you’re after, the Galaxy A41 comes pretty close.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/02/2020

Foreign Reviews

81% Samsung Galaxy A41 im Praxis-Test: Handlich, günstig – und gut?
Source: Computerbild German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/04/2020
Rating: Total score: 81%
81% Samsung Galaxy A41
Source: Chinahandys.net German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/01/2020
Rating: Total score: 81% performance: 60% display: 100% mobility: 75% workmanship: 85%
Samsung Galaxy A41
Source: MobiFlip German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/11/2020
Samsung Galaxy A41 im Praxis-Test: Handlich, günstig – und gut?
Source: Computerbild German DE→EN
Positive: Nice cameras; beautiful design; great built quality; decent display. Negative: Average performance.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/16/2020
Samsung Galaxy A41 im Praxis-Test: Handlich, günstig - und gut?
Source: Computerbild German DE→EN
Positive: Good price; nice performance; decent cameras; beautiful display.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/20/2020
79% Recensione SAMSUNG GALAXY A41
Source: Andrea Galeazzi Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/03/2020
Rating: Total score: 79% price: 73% display: 82% mobility: 80% workmanship: 75%
78% Recensione Samsung Galaxy A41: una piccola gioia in mezzo a tanti giganti
Source: Tutto Android Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/03/2020
Rating: Total score: 78% performance: 70% mobility: 84% workmanship: 84%
74% Recensione Samsung Galaxy A41: ha tutto, compreso un difetto
Source: HDblog.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/01/2020
Rating: Total score: 74% price: 62% features: 74%
70% Samsung Galaxy A41 - Handzaam, licht, betaalbaar
Source: Computer Totaal Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/15/2020
Rating: Total score: 70%
5 redenen om de Samsung Galaxy A41 (niet) te kopen
Source: Want.nl Dutch NL→EN
Positive: Attractive price; long battery life; quick charging; nice cameras. Negative: Average performance.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/13/2020
70% Test du Samsung Galaxy A41 : un petit smartphone à l’autonomie très confortable
Source: Frandroid French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/04/2020
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 50% display: 90% mobility: 90% workmanship: 90%
77% Samsung Galaxy A41 – smartfon, któremu można wiele wybaczyć (recenzja)
Source: Tabletowo Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/22/2020
Rating: Total score: 77%
Recenzja Samsung Galaxy A41. Ktoś tu trochę odpłynął z ceną
Source: Antyweb Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Elegant design; great built quality. Negative: Relatively high price.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/22/2020
Обзор Samsung Galaxy А41: компактный смартфон, как вы это называете
Source: DGL.ru RU→EN
Positive: Nice cameras; good price; elegant design.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/01/2020
Обзор смартфона Samsung Galaxy A41: герой посткарантина
Source: Zoom RU→EN
Positive: Good price; nice triple cameras; decent hardware; support NFC; microSD card slot; headphone jack.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/20/2020
79% Samsung Galaxy A41 recenze: dobře namíchaná střední třída
Source: Smartmania.cz CZ→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/27/2020
Rating: Total score: 79% performance: 75% features: 71% mobility: 85% workmanship: 81%
Ra mắt Samsung Galaxy A41 với 3 camera sau cực đẹp
Source: Danviet VN→EN
Positive: Great triple cameras; nice display; support waterproof IP68.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/21/2020
Galaxy A41 ra mắt: Chip Helio P65, ba camera 48MP, vân tay trong màn hình, có kháng nước IP68
Source: Genk VN→EN
Positive: Powerful processor; nice triple cameras; fast fingerprint sensor; support waterproof IP68.
Hands-On, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/20/2020
70% Test: Samsung Galaxy A41 – Det närmsta du kommer en smidig och billig mobil
Source: Mobil.se SV→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/20/2020
Rating: Total score: 70%
Samsung Galaxy A41 review: bun și accesibil, dar păcat de procesor
Source: Computerblog.ro →EN
Positive: Modern design; excellent cameras; nice display; long battery life. Negative: Weak processor; relatively high price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/31/2020

Comment

Model:

The rise of Chinese brands in the Android smartphone industry was mainly due to the cheaper price point without compromising on specs and the qualities that these brands could offer. They mainly skimped on the ‘nice-to-have features’ and focused more on the absolutely necessary specs that would make an Android phone perform well. For a long time, this seemed like a sure-to-win category for Chinese brands, and with so many companies entering and failing in this market, such as Sony, Nokia and HTC, it only proved that they could not adapt the same strategies to sell in this space. However, Samsung has been hitting back hard in the past two years. It first started by placing the Galaxy-A series in its mid-range lineups and introducing another M series as a budget series. A few upgrades from the same models have passed, and Samsung seems to be doing better in this field. It has even beat some Chinese brands in some areas of this market.

The Galaxy A41 is one of its newest introductions in the A-series lineup. It seems that Samsung is trying to make an A-device for every digit between one and nine, each serving a slight upgrade over the smaller one or perhaps catering to an entirely different market all together. On the surface, it seems like the A41 should stand between the already famous A31 and A51, but it does not. For a start, at 6.1 inches, the A41’s screen is smaller than that of both the A31 and A51, with their 6.4-inch and 6.5-inch screen respectively. They all sport the same AMOLED display with the same 1080 x 2400 pixels resolution, but due to its smaller size and relatively smaller bezels, the A41 has a higher pixel density. The phone ships with the latest Android 10 with One UI 2 and the same Mediatek MT6768 processor as the A31. It has 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage. Performance should be fine for general usage and some gaming, but the A31 can be obtained with more memory. The rear cameras for both phones are exactly the same, but the A41 has a bigger 25-megapixels front camera for better selfies. Other features that are also similar to its close siblings include an under-display fingerprint scanner, a headphone jack and a Type-C connection that supports 15W fast charging.

When it comes to the battery size, though, the A41 seems to have fallen back much further compared to the other two. It only has a 3,500mAh battery – tiny compared to the A31’s 5,000mAh and A51’s 4,000mAh battery. The A41 then seems to be targeting a different market with a lower budget, as it is cheaper than the A31. Nevertheless, it is a great phone with excellent specs for its price, and it stands out in the mid-range category with its AMOLED display and under-display fingerprint scanner. However, its battery size might be a concern for users who prefer not to charge their phone often.

Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

ARM Mali-G52 MP2: Integrated mid range graphics card with 2 clusters. ARM states that the G52 series is 30% faster and 15% more efficient compared to the G51 series on the same process node.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Helio P65: ARM based octa-core SoC with 2x big ARM Cortex-A75 cores with up to 2 GHz and 6x small and power efficient ARM Cortex-A55 cores.  Integrates a Cat-7 (DL) / Cat-13 (UL) LTE Modem (4G), ARM Mali-G52 MP2 GPU and a AI processing unit.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


6.1":

Only a few smartphones have larger screens.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


0.152 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


Samsung: The Samsung Group is composed of numerous international businesses, all united under the Samsung brand in South Korea. The meaning of the Korean word Samsung is "tristar" or "three stars". The Samsung brand is one of the most important brands of South Korea. Samsung is an international notebook manufacturer of medium size according market shares and reviews.

In 2015 and 2016, Samsung had a market share of around 24-25% in the global smartphone market and was undisputed market leader. In the laptop sector, Samsung is on the 8th place in the global manufacturer rankings from 2014-2016 with 1.7-2.7%.

 

In 2016 Samsung slipped into a crisis due to exploding smartphone batteries and a failed recall action.


75.58%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

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Stefan Hinum, 2020-04-24 (Update: 2020-04-24)