Samsung Galaxy A34 5G Review
Samsung Galaxy A34
Android 13, One UI 5.1
Mediatek MT6877V Dimensity 1080 (6 nm)
Octa-core (2×2.6 GHz Cortex-A78 & 6×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPU Graphics Processor
microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
48 MP 8 MP 5 MP
GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~390 ppi density)
161.3 x 78.1 x 8.2 mm (6.35 x 3.07 x 0.32 in)
Super AMOLED, 120Hz
6.6 inches, 106.9 cm2 (~84.9% screen-to-body ratio)
5.3, A2DP, LE
GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
USB Type-C 2.0, OTG
Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, compass
Virtual proximity sensing
Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable
The Galaxy A34 is framed in simple lines and a plastic finish, Galaxy A34 5G is available in fashionable yet timeless colors, including Awesome Lime, Awesome Silver, Awesome Violet, and Awesome Graphite. Measuring 161.3 x 78.1 x 8.2 mm and weighing 199g, the Samsung phone is as massive as it is weighty. Made of the front glass, plastic frame, and plastic back pane, the phone feels light and comfortable to handle your grasp or pocket. The fact that the handset has a dual SIM card slot and is IP67 dust/water resistant (up to 1m for 30 min) makes it functional and great for optimal use without worries of water splashes, screen breaking, or lack of network.
Galaxy A34 5G’s 1,000nits, Super AMOLED, 6.6-inch display ensures a clear view even when outside. Enjoy silky smooth viewing on the 6.6-inch excellent screen and refresh rates of up to 120Hz that breathe life into your content. Protecting the 1080 x 2340 pixels (~390 ppi density) resolution screen is a Corning Gorilla Glass.
The main camera consists of a triple-camera setup:
- 48 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/2.0″, 0.8µm, PDAF, OIS
- 8 MP, f/2.2, 123˚, (ultrawide), 1/4.0″, 1.12µm
- 5 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
The primary camera can record 4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps, and 720p@480fps videos. For selfies, capture moments with the decent 13 MP, f/2.2, (wide), 1/3.1″, 1.12µm camera. The camera equally captures 4K videos. Galaxy A34 5G records your finest moments in bright, vivid colors, even in the dark, and adjusts the frame to fit the group perfectly with Auto Framing. Perfect your shots with Photo Remaster. Reduce blur and noise while increasing the resolution of your photos with an intuitive, AI-powered tool. You do not need to wait for that perfect shot. Take the picture and edit out unwanted objects, shadows, reflections, and more with the Object Eraser.
Powering the handset is a decent MediaTek MT6877V Dimensity 1080 (6 nm) chipset, enabling efficient operations on the device and optimal battery use. Along with the CPU comes a reliable Octa-core (2×2.6 GHz Cortex-A78 & 6×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55) CPU and Mali-G68 MC4, both of which make it possible to multi-task, browse through multiple pages, play low to mid-level setting games and stream videos. The handset runs on Android’s latest V13 OS, supported with One UI 5.1
The handset comes installed with an internal memory of:
- 128GB 6GB RAM
The RAM and ROM are sufficient for basic and advanced phone use, especially for high-performance tasks requiring good RAM and applications that demand adequate memory. Besides, the handset supports additional memory with microSDXC (uses a shared SIM slot).
Network & Communications
Samsung Galaxy A34 is 5G enabled. With a 5G network, you will enjoy fast loading and downloading of videos and large files, which take longer on lesser networks. Supporting the device are:
Powering the Galaxy A34 is a 5,000mAh battery, recharged by a wired, fast 25W charger.