The Galaxy A series by Samsung features affordable devices with amazing specs. The Samsung Galaxy A01 is set to be released for purchase in March 2020. It features a similar design and specs to its predecessors.
Samsung Galaxy A01 release date is set to be in March 2020. It will come in two models, SM-A015F and SM-A015G. It will be available in Nigeria stores at an expected starting price of N105,000.
Samsung Galaxy A01 overview
Before you can decide whether or not to get the phone upon its release, check out some of its pros and cons.
- Features Android 10 with Samsung’s One UI 2
- Comes with an impressive waterdrop notch display
- Has a long battery life
- Captures images with excellent sharpness and detail
- It does not support fast charging
- Has thick bezels at the bottom that might be a bother to some
Samsung Galaxy A01 specs
Here are the Samsung Galaxy A01 full features and specifications.
- Release date: March 2020, announced on December 18 2019
- Dimensions: 146.3 x 70.9 x 8.3 mm (5.76 x 2.79 x 0.33 in)
- SIM: Dual SIM ( Nano-SIM, dual standby)
- Display type: Capacitive touchscreen
- Colour depth: 16M
- Display size: 5.7 inches, 76.9% screen-to-body ratio
- Resolution: 720 x 1560 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio
- Operating system: Android 10.0, One UI 2
- CPU: Octa-core (4x1.95 GHz & 4x1.45 GHz)
- Internal memory: 16GB 2GB RAM
- Card slot: MicroSD, expandable up to 512GB (dedicated slot)
- Main dual camera: 13 MP (wide), f/2.2, AF; 2 MP (depth sensor), f/2.4
- Video resolution: 1080p@30fps
- Selfie camera: 5 MP
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
- GPS: Available with A-GPS
- Sensors: Accelerometer, proximity
- Battery: 3000 mAh Li-Ion, non-removable
- Colours: Black, Blue, Red
- Models: SM-A015F, SM-A015G
The gadget has quite impressive specs, especially the camera lenses and battery life. Have a look at a detailed review of its hardware and software features.
The device comes with the following hardware features.
The phone is yet to be officially released to the market. Going by the specs released on the Samsung Mobile Press website, it has a similar design to its predecessors. It has a waterdrop notch display with thick bezels at the bottom.
The back is made of plastic with the vertical array of camera lenses placed on the left. It is convenient to carry thanks to its dimensions. The dual speaker grill is located on the bottom left at the back of the device. The power button and SIM slot are placed on the right edge while the volume rockers are on the left side.
However, the device does not come with a fingerprint scanner leaving one with the manual lock screen. It will be available in three colours, namely Blue, Black and Red.
The device features a 5.7-inch HD+ infinity-V display. The waterdrop notch holds the 5 MP selfie camera. It has a capacitive touchscreen that offers a colour depth of 16M colours and an impressive 19.5:9 aspect ratio. Even with the thick bezels, the 76.9% screen-to-body ratio provides a great viewing frame for your videos and movies. The pixel density is at 301 PPI.
A powerful octa-core CPU powers the gadget. The GPU and chipset that will be used on the device are not known, but since it is an entry device phone, it will be speedy enough for daily usage and low-end gaming. Games with complex graphics like Asphalt 9 and Modern Combat may experience some buffering, and you might want to consider the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 if you would like a gaming device.
The device has an internal memory of 16GB ROM and 2GB RAM. For additional storage, there is a dedicated slot for your microSD of up to 512GB. Such storage is enough for your apps, documents, images and videos.
The device is packed with a 3000 mAh non-removable Li-Ion battery, which can last a full day usage. Battery consumption varies depending on the usage of the phone. With up to 14 hours of talk time, the Samsung Galaxy A01 battery life is a great one. Details of whether the phone will have a fast charger have not been revealed yet.
Speaker and call quality
The phone has a 3.5 mm jack for your headphones and external audio devices. It also has active noise cancellation with dedicated mic to ensure sound and call quality is loud and crisp. It also features a loudspeaker and dual speaker grills that produce loud and clear sound.
What are the software features that you will expect?
OS and features
It runs on Android 10 with Samsung's One UI 2. It has significant connectivity features like Wi-Fi, hotspot, USB, Bluetooth and GPS. It features an accelerometer, ambient light and proximity sensors.
Camera, video and image quality
Samsung Galaxy A01 features a 13MP, 2MP dual primary camera and a 5MP selfie camera. The 13MP wide camera has an f/2.2 aperture and captures detailed pictures. The colour concentration and sharpness in the pictures is well achieved, especially under natural light. The 2MP depth sensor increases the image quality and has an f/2.4 aperture. The main camera also features an LED flash for low-light conditions.
The 5MP selfie camera is located on the waterdrop notch. It captures excellent images and portrait shots. The videos, taken at a maximum resolution of 1080p@30fps, have excellent sound quality.
Samsung Galaxy A01 price
The device is expected to be released for purchase in March. The official price is yet to be revealed but it is rumoured to be pocket-friendly. The Samsung Galaxy A01 price in Nigeria is set to be in the range of N105,000 at different online and offline stores.
The Samsung Galaxy A01 most impressive features are its operating system and camera lenses. Most details of the devices are not given, but it is generally a good entry-level phone. One can use it as a secondary device as its features are arguably the most basic.
Samsung Galaxy A01 is a budget-friendly device expected to be made available for purchase in March. It is packed with Android 10 that works well with Samsung’s One UI 2 to ensure user efficiency. The phone will be a perfect choice as it offers amazing features at an affordable price.