Samsung Galaxy A01 announced with octa-core SoC and dual-rear cameras

Fresh on the heels of launching the Galaxy A71 and Galaxy A51, Samsung has now made official another Galaxy smartphone


Fresh on the heels of launching the Galaxy A71 and Galaxy A51, Samsung has now made official another Galaxy smartphone called the Galaxy A01, which is geared towards the entry-level segment of the smartphone market.

The Galaxy A01 has been listed on Samsung’s official website with some salient spec details, which include information about an Infinity-V display, an octa-core processor, and dual-rear cameras.

To start with the display, the Galaxy A01 packs a 720x1080p HD+ capacitive display of 5.7-inch size with a water-drop notch and 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The phone is listed with a 146.3×70.86×8.34mm dimension.

Under the hood, there is an octa-core processor with Quad 1.95GHz and Quad 1.45GHz configuration, though the name of the SoC is not specified. The chipset is teamed with 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage equipped with storage expansion support up to 512GB via a dedicated microSD card.

About the camera aspect, the Galaxy A01 sports a 5MP selfie shooter with f/2.0 aperture enclosed inside the water-drop notch. The polycarbonate back on the top-left corner sports dual cameras and an LED flash all housed in a vertical module.

The rear cameras include a 13MP primary sensor with f/2.2 aperture and a 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture. For the fuel, the Galaxy A01 depends on a decent 3,000mAh battery.

Among other notable features, the smartphone will come with FM Radio, dual Nano-SIM slot along with with a separate slot for microSD card, and essential sensors such as proximity, light, and accelerometer sensors.

Samsung website doesn’t list other details about the phone, but the device is expected to come with 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, and 3.5mm audio jack. The smartphone lacks a fingerprint scanner, but given its entry-level orientation, it is not a big deal.

The Galaxy A01 will be available in three color options, namely Black, Blue, and Red. Nevertheless, the South Korean company hasn’t divulged the availability details of the phone nor its pricing. Hopefully, in this regard, official information will come to light quite soon.

It is pertinent to note that Samsung is also due for an announcement about the global availability of the Galaxy A71 and Galaxy A51, which have been launched in Vietnam just a couple of days ago.

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