The Samsung Galaxy A01 core is a less premium sibling to the Samsung Galaxy A01. It packs less powerful smartphone hardware, which in turn facilitates a cheaper price tag. In comparison, it offers a less powerful processor, a less powerful camera, and a 1GB option. Details on its specs and price provided here will help in making your purchase decision.
Where to Buy Samsung Galaxy A01 Core
Samsung Galaxy A01 Core Key Specs & Features
- 5.3-inch Display, 720 x 1480 Pixels (301 PPI)
- Android 10 (Go edition)
- Quad-core Mediatek MT6739WW (28 nm)
- 1GB / 2GB RAM
- 16GB / 32GB Inbuilt Storage, With SDcard Support
- 8MP Rear Camera
- 5MP Front Camera
- 4G LTE Network
- 3000 mAh Non-Removable Li-Po Battery
Design and Display
The Samsung Galaxy A01 core may not share the exact design with its more premium sibling, but it does share the same design language. It’s a very subtle design. The kind you would expect from a very cheap android phone of this nature.
For starters, the build of this smartphone comprises of cheap materials, which include plastic on the rear, plastic on the frame and glass upfront.
On the rear, you will find a very subtle setup, which comprises a single camera, an LED flash, and the Samsung branding which indicates its a Samsung smartphone.
Upfront we have got a 5.3 inch IPS LCD display, guarded by chunky bezels on the top and bottom. This display has a resolution of 720 x 1480 Pixels and a screen density of 301 PPI.
The camera setup on the Galaxy A01 core is pretty much the most basic you will find on a Samsung smartphone. It’s a single camera setup on the rear and single-camera upfront.
The rear camera department is held in place by a single 8MP camera with an aperture of f/2.2, as opposed to the dual-camera setup on the Samsung Galaxy A01. This rear camera is capable of shooting video capped at 1080p @ 30fps.
Selfies are manned by a single 5MP with an aperture of f/2.4. Which is also capable of shooting videos.
Hardware & Software
The Samsung Galaxy A01 core packs in a low-end smartphone much like its more premium sibling, only on a much lower scale. In summary, this smartphone is built for non-power intensive tasks.
Making a comparison with the standard Samsung Galaxy A01, there is a migration from a Snapdragon 439 processor to a Mediatek MT6739WW processor.
Other features facilitating performance include a PowerVR GE8100, options of 1GB or 2GB of RAM, and option for 16GB or 32GB of internal storage. You also get a 3000mAh Li-Ion battery.
On the software side, this Android smartphone runs on the Android Go operating system, which geared towards offering the lightest apps to reduce potential lags.
The Samsung Galaxy A01 core features a 3.5mm headphone jack, a micro-USB port wifi and Bluetooth 5.0.
Internet connectivity is capped at 4G which is due to the absence of 5G support. Downloads, uploads, and streaming will be maxed out at 4G speeds.
Samsung Galaxy A01 Core Price and Availability
The price of the Samsung Galaxy A01 is around $94, which translates to 36,425 Naira in Nigeria, 10,138 KSH in Kenya, and 544 GHC in Ghana.
The Samsung Galaxy A01 core was announced on July 21st and is expected to go on sale in August 2020.
Samsung Galaxy A01 Core Specs
Here are a few specs of the Samsung Galaxy A01:
- Platform: Android 10 (Go edition)
- Processor: Quad-core Mediatek MT6739WW (1.5 GHz Cortex-A53)
- GPU: PowerVR GE8100
- Memory: 1GB / 2GB RAM
- Colours: Black, Blue, Red
- Dimension: 141.7 x 67.5 x 8.6 mm
- Weight: 150 g
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM
- SIM Count: Dual-SIM
- Display: 5.3-inch Display, 720 x 1480 Pixels, 301 PPI
- Screen Protection: –
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 8MP Camera, f/2.2
- Rear Camera Features: LED Flash, [email protected]
- Front Camera: 5MP Camera, f/2.4
- Built-in Storage: 16GB / 32GB
- Memory Card Support: Yes, microSDXC (dedicated slot)
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
- 2G GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
- 2G CDMA 1X: –
- 3G WCDMA: 850 / 900 / 2100
- 3G CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41
- 5G: No
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: –
- CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: Yes
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, LE
- NFC: No
- Infrared Blaster: No
- USB Port: micro-USB 2.0
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: –
- Email Protocol: –
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: –
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: –
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: –
- Barometer: –
- SpO2: No
- Pedometer: No
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Gyroscope: –
- Fingerprint Scanner: –
- Iris Scanner: –
- Face Unlock: –
- Stylus Pen: –
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: –
- Wireless Charging: No
- Built-in Mobile Payment: –
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant: No
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: –
- Document Viewer: –
- Document Editor: –
- Battery: Non-Removable 3000mAh Li-ion Battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: –