We found out the exact pricing and release date of Samsung’s most affordable smartphone this year so far, the Galaxy A01, in the Philippines.
The newest budget phone from the brand features dual rear cameras — one with 13MP at f/2.2 aperture, while the other is a depth lens at 2-megapixels. A 5MP selfie camera completes the package. There’s also a 5.7-inch notched display and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 chip onboard.
Samsung Galaxy A01 (Philippines) specs:
- 5.7-inch HD+ Infinity-V PLS IPS display, 1520 x 720 px
- 1.95Ghz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 439
- 2GB RAM
- 16GB internal storage, expandable via microSD up to 512GB (dedicated)
- 13MP f/2.2 + 2MP f/2.4 dual-rear cameras
- 5MP f/2.2 front camera
- WiFi, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS
- 4G LTE, Dual SIM (nano)
- Samsung OneUI (Android 10)
- 3000mAh battery
- Colors: Black, Blue
The Samsung Galaxy A01 will retail in stores for Php5,490, as we found out in our conversations with several Samsung salespeople in Mandaluyong City. They also say that stocks will arrive by the end of the month, leading to a February 29 release date in the Philippines. Samsung PH has put up the page earlier this month, indicating that blue and black are the only colors arriving locally.