After months of teasing, Samsung has officially unveiled the Galaxy F02s and Galaxy F12s budget smartphones in India. These devices are, as expected, rebranded Galaxy A02s / M02s and Galaxy A12 / M12 respectively. Now, Let’s take a look at their specifications, functionality, price, and availability.
Samsung Galaxy F02s / F12 (Galaxy M02s/M12) Specifications and Features
The Galaxy F02s and Galaxy F12 each have a 6.5-inch PLS TFT LCD screen with 720 x 1600 pixels (HD+) resolution and a dewdrop notch (Infinity-V Display). In addition, the above phone’s screen has a 90Hz refresh rate as well.
The duo is made of plastic but has a unique design. The Galaxy F02s is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SoC, while the Galaxy M02s are powered by an Exynos 850 SoC. They have eMMC 5.1 storage and a dedicated microSD card slot, much like every other budget device (up to 1TB).
The Galaxy F02s also have a vertically aligned triple camera system on the back (13MP wide + 2MP macro + 2MP depth) and a 5MP selfie camera on the front.
The Galaxy F12, on the other side, has a matrix-style quad-camera setup on the back panel (48MP Samsung GM2 sensor + 5MP ultra-wide + 2MP macro + 2MP depth) and an 8MP front-facing camera.
The pair supports dual-SIM, 4G, single-band WiFi, Bluetooth 4.2 (F02s) / 5.0 (F12), and GNSS on the networking front (GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, GALILEO). An accelerometer, grip sensor, ambient light sensor, and proximity sensor are among the sensors on these phones.
A grip sensor and a fingerprint sensor on the side of the Galaxy F12 are also included. The pair has a 3.5mm headphone jack as well as a USB Type-C port.
In terms of software, the Galaxy F02s runs One UI Core 2.x, which is based on Android 10, while the Galaxy F12 runs One UI Core 3.x, which is based on Android 11.
Similarly, though both support 15W fast charging, the Galaxy F02s has a smaller 5,000mAh battery than the Galaxy F12, which has a larger 6,000mAh battery.
The pair is available in three colors. Galaxy F02s have Diamond Blue, Diamond Blue, and Diamond Black variants, while the Galaxy F12 is available in Sea Green, Celestial Black, and Sky Blue variants.
Galaxy F02s / Galaxy M02s Color
- Diamond Blue
- Diamond White
- Diamond Black
Galaxy F12 / Galaxy M12 Color
- Sea Green
- Celestial Black
- Sky Blue
Samsung Galaxy F02s / F12 (Galaxy M02s/M12) Price and Availability
The Galaxy F02s and Galaxy F12 will be available for the following prices on Flipkart, Samsung’s online store, and select offline retail stores.
Galaxy F02s / Galaxy M02s Price
- 3GB + 32GB – ₹8,999 ($122)
- 4GB + 64GB – ₹9,999 ($136)
Galaxy F12 / Galaxy M12 Price
- 4GB + 64GB – ₹10,999 ($150)
- 4GB + 128GB – ₹11,999 ($163)
The Galaxy F02s and F12 will go on sale on April 9 and April 12, respectively.