Samsung Galaxy A02s and A12: Specs, Price in the Philippines

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Samsung has silently launched two new entry-level phones in the country called the Galaxy A02s and A12, WalasTech has learned. Several retailers have already put up their advertisements and listings for these two new devices, so let’s run through them.

Both these phones were announced last November but are making their way to several countries this month. The Galaxy A02s is the successor to last year’s A01, packing in beefier hardware at the same introductory price tag. It now sports a longer 20:9 aspect ratio and has a 5000mAh battery capacity in tow.

Samsung Galaxy A02s (Philippines) specs:

  • 6.5-inch HD+ IPS Infinity V display, 720 x 1600px
  • 1.8GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 450
    Adreno 506 GPU
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB internal storage
    with support for up to 512GB via microSD
  • Triple rear cameras with LED Flash:
    13MP f/2.2 wide AF
    2MP f/2.4 macro
    2Mp, f/2.4 depth
  • 5MP f/2.2 front camera
  • 4G LTE, Dual SIM
  • Wi-Fi 802.11n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS
  • USB 2.0 Type-C , 3.5mm audio jack
  • Samsung One UI 2 (Android 10)
  • 5000mAh battery
    15W fast charging
  • Colors in the Philippines: Blue, Black

Meanwhile, the Galaxy A12 features a quad-rear camera and comes in two RAM/storage configurations at different price points. This is the successor to last year’s Galaxy A11.

Samsung Galaxy A12 (Philippines) specs:

  • 6.5-inch HD+ IPS Infinity V display, 720 x 1600px
  • 2.3GHz Octa-Core Mediatek Helio P35
    PowerVR GE8320 GPU
  • 4GB or 6GB RAM
  • 64GB or 128GB internal storage
    with support for up to 1TB via microSD
  • Quad rear cameras with LED Flash:
    48MP f/2.0 26mm wide AF
    5MP f/2.2 123˚ultrawide
    2MP f/2.4 macro
    2MP f/2.4 depth
  • 8MP f/2.2 front camera
  • 4G LTE, Dual SIM
  • WiFi 802.11n, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS
  • USB 2.0 Type-C, 3.5mm audio jack
  • Side-mounted fingerprint scanner
  • Samsung One UI 2.0 (Android 10)
  • 5000mAh battery
    15W fast charging
  • Colors in the Philippines: Blue, Black, White

Price in the Philippines: These two new Samsung Galaxy smartphones are seen at select Samsung Experience Stores, as well as several retailers (i.e MemoXpress), both online and offline, with these prices to boot:

  • Samsung Galaxy A02s (4GB/64GB) – PHP 6,990
  • Samsung Galaxy A12 (4GB/64GB) – PHP 7,990
  • Samsung Galaxy A12 (6GB/128GB) – PHP 9,990
Carl Lamiel
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