Samsung Galaxy A02 Launched in India under ₹10,000

The Samsung Galaxy A02 has been launched in Thailand with a price starting at THB 2,999, around ₹7,300 in India. The South Korean smartphone manufacturer aims to take on other entry-level smartphones, including the Xiaomi Redmi 9 series, Realme C series, among others.

Samsung Galaxy A02 Specifications:

The Samsung Galaxy A02 consists of a 6.5-inch HD+ Infinity-V display that has a screen resolution of 720 x 1,600 pixels. A Quad-core processor powers it with 2GB of RAM. The Galaxy A02 runs on Android 10 (Q) and has a powerful 5000mAh non-removable Battery.

It has a dual rear Camera, 13-megapixel (f/1.9) primary sensor, + 2-megapixel (f/2.4) macro sensor. The Selfie Camera is 5-megapixel (f/2.0). The phone comes in various RAM and storage options including – 2GB RAM + 32GB storage, 3GB RAM + 32GB storage, and 3GB RAM + 64GB storage and has a dedicated slot of microSD card which can be extended up to 1TB. The Samsung Galaxy A02 measures 164.00 x 75.90 x 9.10mm (height x width x thickness) and weighs 206.00 grams. Connectivity options on the Samsung Galaxy A02 include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS, Bluetooth v5.00, Micro-USB, Wi-Fi Direct, 3G, and 4G with active 4G on both SIM cards. Sensors on the phone include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, and proximity sensor.

As the Samsung Galaxy M02 is set to get Launch on February 2, let’s check both Specifications comparatively.

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Samsung Galaxy M02 Specification:

Samsung Galaxy M02 will come with a 6.5-inch HD+ Infinity-V Display with the Resolution of 720*1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (270 PPI density), and a powerful 5000 mAh Battery that comes with 15W fast charging support. The M02 weighs around 206 g (7.27 oz), and the build is pretty good with Glass Front, Plastic Back, and Plastic Frame.

The Operating System on which Galaxy M02 will get run is Android 10, One UI 2.0, a Chipset of MediaTek MT6739W. CPU consists of Quad Core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 with GPU PowerVR GE8100, which has a good response but is not too good for hardcore mobile gaming. It also features a dedicated microSD card slot for storage expansion up to 1TB.

It has a triple camera setup on the Galaxy M02, which comes with a 13-megapixel primary sensor, a 2-megapixel macro sensor, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. The Front Camera is 5-megapixel for some quality Selfies. The camera features Auto Flash, Auto Focus, Face detection, Touch to focus, and much more. It has sensors such as a Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, too. Other features to expect are GPS, a dual-SIM card slot, LTE, Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 5.0, and a micro-USB port.

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Samsung Galaxy A02 Samsung Galaxy M02
General Sim Type Dual Sim, GSM+GSM Dual Sim, GSM+GSM
Dual Sim Yes Yes
Sim Size Nano+Nano SIM Nano+Nano SIM
Release Date January 27, 2021 February 2, 2021
Design Dimensions 164 x 75.9 x 9.1 mm 164 x 75.9 x 9.1 mm
Weight 206 g 206 g
Display Type Color IPS screen Color PLS TFT LCD (16M)
Size 6.5 inches, 720 x 1600 pixels 6.5 inches, 720 x 1600 pixels
Aspect Ratio 20:9 19:9
PPI ~270 PPI ~295 PPI
Notch Yes, Water Drop Notch Yes, Water Drop Notch
Memory RAM 2GB and 3GB 3GB
Storage 32GB and 64GB 32GB
Card Slot Yes, up to 1TB Yes, up to 512 GB
Connectivity GPRS Yes Yes
EDGE Yes Yes
3G Yes Yes
4G Yes Yes
VoLTE Yes Yes
Wifi Yes, with wifi-hotspot Yes, with wifi-hotspot
Bluetooth Yes, v5.1, A2DP, LE Yes, v4.2
USB Yes, MicroUSB v2.0 Yes, MicroUSB v2.0
USB Features USB on-the-go, USB Charging USB on-the-go, USB Charging
Extra Sensors Accelerometer, proximity Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer
Camera Rear Camera 13 MP f/1.9 (Wide Angle)
2 MP f/2.4 (Macro) with autofocus
13 MP + 2 MP + 2MP with autofocus
Features Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
Video Recording 1080p @ 30fps FHD 1080p
Front Camera 5 MP f/2 5 MP f/2
Front Video Recording 1080p 1080p
Performance OS Android v10 Android v10
Chipset Mediatek Helio MT6739W Qualcomm Snapdragon 450
CPU 1.5 GHz, Quad Core Processor 1.5 GHz, Quad Core Processor
Core Details Cortex-A53 Cortex-A53
GPU PowerVR GE8100 Adreno 506
Battery Type Non-Removable Battery Non-Removable Battery
Size 5000 mAh, Li-Po Battery 5000 mAh, Li-Po Battery


Samsung Galaxy A02 Pricing:

The Samsung Galaxy A02 has three variants. The base variant with 2GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage is priced at THB 2,999 (roughly around Rs 7,300). Samsung has not revealed the 3GB RAM + 64GB storage and 3GB RAM + 32GB storage model. The phone also comes in four color options, including Denim Black, Denim Blue, Denim Gray, and Denim Red.