Samsung Malaysia has introduced two new budget smartphones for the Galaxy A series that offer a 6.5″ display and a large 5,000mAh battery. Both devices are now available and are priced under RM800.
Pricing and availability
Below is the official pricing in Malaysia:
Both model will be available at participating Samsung Experience Store, authorised dealers and on their eStore. The devices are offered in Black and Blue.
The Samsung Galaxy A12 features a 6.5″ HD+ TFT display that pushes a resolution of 1600×720 pixels. Powering the device is a MediaTek Helio P35 processor that’s mated to 6GB of RAM. It has 128GB of onboard storage which can be expanded via microSD card.
For taking pictures, the A12 gets a quad-camera setup that consists of a 48MP main camera, a 5MP ultra-wide-angle lens and two 2MP cameras for depth and macro. For selfies, the tiny notch on the display houses an 8MP front camera.
Powering the device is a 5,000mAh battery that supports 15W fast charging via USB-C. The device still comes with a 3.5mm headphone jack and it supports 2.4GHz 802.11b/g/n WiFi and Bluetooth 5.0. Unfortunately, it doesn’t come with NFC support.
The Galaxy A02s is a cheaper alternative that also comes with a 6.5″ HD+ display and a 5,000mAh battery. Under the hood, it runs on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 processor with 4GB of RAM. Onboard, it has 64GB of storage which can be expanded via microSD card.
It terms of cameras, it is a step below the A12 as it gets a more basic triple-camera setup. It has a 13MP main camera and two 2MP shooters for depth and macro. Over at the front, it gets a 5MP selfie camera that sits in a tiny notch.
Keeping the lights on is the same generous 5,000mAh battery and it also supports 15W fast charging via USB-C. It supports 2.4GHz 802.11 b/g/n WiFi, Bluetooth 4.2 and it still comes with a 3.5mm headphone jack.