Samsung has announced a smartphone that costs only 100 euros. Nevertheless, the Galaxy M02s has a large screen, a large battery and a triple camera.
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Samsung Galaxy M02s officially announced
Samsung is releasing the Galaxy M02s in India, a smartphone that costs only 100 euros. This makes it one of the most affordable devices of the South Korean company. The specifications of the Galaxy M02s are modest, but certainly not bad.
For example, the device has a large screen with fairly thin edges and a small notch. The display measures 6.5 inches and has a low resolution of 1560 by 720 pixels, although we see this more often in the budget segment. The notch houses a 5 megapixel selfie camera and the Galaxy M02s also has a headphone jack for wired headsets.
On the back is a triple camera, with a primary camera of 13 megapixel, 2 megapixel macro camera and a depth sensor. A fingerprint scanner is missing. The battery is very large with 5000 mAh and also supports fast charging with a maximum of 15 Watt (via micro-usb). More expensive phones, such as the Samsung A41 and Galaxy A51, also charge at this speed.
The processor is the Snapdragon 450, which is already quite old. For example, this chip was already in the Motorola Moto G6 and Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus from 2018. In addition, there is 3 / 4GB of RAM and 32 / 64GB of storage space. The latter can be expanded with a micro-sd memory card. Finally, the Galaxy M02s runs on Android 10, an outdated version of the mobile operating system. We do not know whether it will also receive an update to Android 11.
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The Samsung Galaxy M02s will be released in India and it is unclear whether it will also come to the Benelux, although this does not seem likely. The company will soon come with two other budget smartphones in the Netherlands: the Galaxy A02s and A12. These phones will cost 150 and 179 euros respectively and will be in stores before the end of next month.
The devices must mainly rely on the large batteries and large screens, and still run on Android 10, for example. The Galaxy A12 does have a fingerprint scanner, unlike the Galaxy A02s and M02s.
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