A few days after launching the new Galaxy A02 2021 smartphone last month, Samsung has now launched the new M series device Samsung Galaxy M02 which comes with a budget price tag and decent specifications for a budgeted smartphone. Look-wise, the new Galaxy M02 reflects the Galaxy A02 and features similar specifications including a 5000mAh battery.
The Galaxy M02 is launched for the Indian market where it is priced at Rs. 6999 for the 2GB RAM + 32GB internal storage variant while the 3GB RAM + 32GB internal storage variant is priced at just Rs. 7499. Additionally, the company will offer the device at just Rs. 6799 via the Amazon India website, Samsung India website and offline retailers starting from February 9th. It will be available in Blue, Red, Gray and Black colour options.
The new Samsung Galaxy M02 features a 6.5-inch HD+ IPS LCD infinity-V display with 270 PPI density and 1560 × 720 pixels resolution. It is powered by a 1.5GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6739 64-bit processor with PowerVR Rogue GE8100 GPU. The device comes with multiple variants like 2GB /3GB RAM + 32GB inbuilt storage. The device supports expandable storage of up to 1TB with the help of a microSD card slot. It runs on the Android 10 OS-based Samsung One UI 2.0 on top and is expected to get the new Android 11-based One UI soon. It also supports Dual SIMs (nano + nano + microSD).
It has a dual rear camera with a 13-megapixel main camera with LED flash, f/1.9 aperture and a 2-megapixel macro secondary camera with f/2.4 aperture. It also has a 5-megapixel front camera with an f/2.0 aperture. The device has a 5,000 mAh battery with 7.75W charging support. It comes with connectivity options such as Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, MicroUSB 2.0, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS + GLONASS, 3.5mm audio jack and audio feature Dolby Atmos. It measures 164.0 x 75.9x 9.1mm and weighs 206 grams.
At the launch event, Aditya Babbar, Head, of Mobile Marketing, at Samsung India commented, “To strengthen our vision of ‘Powering Digital India’, Samsung is creating innovative and affordable technology to cater to new and evolving consumer behaviour. The launch of Galaxy M02 is a testimony to Samsung’s commitment to expanding and empowering digital adoption for new India and its accelerated digital needs including learning from home, working from home and entertainment anywhere. With the launch of Galaxy M02, we are confident that this mega entertainer will further strengthen our positioning in the sub 10K segment,”.
Nishant Sardana, Director, of Mobile Phones, Amazon India said, “With the world literally moving online, 2020 really made the smartphone a necessity for us. We are excited to remain Samsung’s partner of choice and bring the powerful yet affordable new Galaxy M02 to customers on Amazon. It promises to resonate with customers seeking utility, value and reliability. With this launch, we continue to build a strong portfolio in the smartphone category providing customers with a vast selection across price points and an unmatched shopping experience,”.