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Samsung Galaxy A02 goes official with MediaTek MT6739W SoC and Android 10


Samsung has quietly announced its first entry-level smartphone of 2021 in the form of Galaxy A02. The handset is currently listed on the company’s official website for Thailand with no details regarding pricing and availability. According to a promo shared by the firm on social media, this device should cost around ฿2,999 ($100).

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Samsung Galaxy A02 Specifications and Features

The Samsung Galaxy A02 has been in the news for a while, thanks to certifications and benchmarks. Hence, we already know much about his phone. Anyway, now as it’s official, let us take a look at its entire specs and features.

The newly announced Galaxy A02 flaunts a 6.5-inch PLS TFT LCD panel with a resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels (HD+) and a dew-drop notch for the front-facing camera. The firm calls it ‘Infinity-V Display’.

Under the hood, the handset features a MediaTek MT6739W SoC paired with 2GB/3GB RAM and 32GB/64GB internal storage. However, the company has only listed the 3GB + 32GB variant for Thailand.

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Talking about this MediaTek chip, it includes a 1.5GHz quad-core CPU (4 x ARM Cortex A53 cores clocked at 1.5GHz each) and a 570MHz PowerVR Rogue GE8100 GPU.

Further, the entire body of the phone is made of polycarbonate except for the front display glass. Also, the backside of the device features a grippy pattern, in addition to a 13MP (wide) + 2MP (macro) dual-camera setup along with an LED flash. Whereas, on the front, it sports a 5MP snapper for selfies and video calls.


On the connectivity front, the smartphone supports dual-SIM (varies by region), 4G, VoLTE, single-band WiFi, Bluetooth 5.0, and GNSS (GPS, GLONASS). As for ports and sensors, it comes with a MicroUSB port, a 3.5mm headphone jack, a dedicated MicroSD card slot (up to 1TB), a grip sensor, an accelerometer, and a proximity sensor.


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Running this phone is a gigantic 5,000mAh battery and more than a year old Android 10 (One UI 2.x Core) operating system. Lastly, the Galaxy A02 comes in three colors (Denim Black, Denim Blue, Denim Gray, and Denim Red), measures 164.0 x 75.9 x 9.1mm in dimensions, and weighs 206g. But unfortunately, Thailand only gets the first two colors.




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