Samsung launched the affordable Galaxy A02s device back in November 2020 marking it as one of the first members of its Galaxy A (2021) lineup alongside the Galaxy A12. Today, we get to see the Galaxy A02 smartphone which was announced at Thailand with a retail of THB 2,999 (converts to $100/€82).
Like the Galaxy A02s, the Galaxy A02 is built around a 6.5-inch HD+ LCD upfront with a waterdrop notch cutout for the 5MP selfie cam. Around the plastic back we have a 13MP primary camera next to a 2MP macro cam.
Spec-wise you’re getting a similar package to the A02s with one less camera around the back and MediaTek’s MT6739W chipset at the helm. You get a single 3GB RAM and 32GB storage version though you can expand that via microSD.
The Samsung Galaxy A02 boots Android 10 with OneUI 2 on top as it receives power from a 5000 mAh battery that charges over microUSB at 7.75W speeds. The phone comes with dual SIM support and also sports a headphone jack. Availability details were not announced today but we expect the Galaxy A02 to make its way to more regions in the coming months.
Samsung Galaxy A02 specifications
|NETWORK||Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|LAUNCH||Announced||2021, January 27|
|Status||Available. Released 2021, January 27|
|BODY||Dimensions||164 x 75.9 x 9.1 mm (6.46 x 2.99 x 0.36 in)|
|Weight||206 g (7.27 oz)|
|Build||Glass front, plastic back, plastic frame|
|SIM||Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Size||6.5 inches, 102.0 cm2 (~81.9% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~270 ppi density)|
|PLATFORM||OS||Android 10, One UI 2.0|
|Chipset||Mediatek MT6739W (28 nm)|
|CPU||Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53|
|MEMORY||Card slot||microSDXC (dedicated slot)|
|Internal||32GB 3GB RAM|
|MAIN CAMERA||Dual||13 MP, f/1.9, (wide), AF
2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
|SELFIE CAMERA||Single||5 MP, f/2.0|
|COMMS||WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||5.1, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS|
|BATTERY||Type||Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable|
|SAR EU||0.65 W/kg (head) 1.71 W/kg (body)|
|Price||About 100 USD|