Samsung Galaxy A02 Mass Production Has Begun in India Hinting Imminent Launch

Samsung Galaxy A02 India launch seems imminent.


Samsung launched the Galaxy A01 successor, the Galaxy A02 smartphone back in January this year. The device features a 6.5-inch IPS LCD display and is powered by MediaTek’s quad-core MT6739W7 SoC. The phone sports a 13MP dual-camera setup and is backed by a 5000mAh battery. As of now, Samsung is yet to launch this device in India. However, now the phone’s launch seems to be imminent in the Indian market. 91Mobiles claims to have learned from its sources that the A02 mass production has started at the company’s Noida facility. The live images of the device in production are leaked online, which suggests us that the handset will have the same design as the global variant. The device even might come with similar specifications as that of the global model.

Samsung Galaxy A02 Specifications, Features

Now that Samsung has started the production of the A02 in India, the company might announce this device in the Indian market in the upcoming few weeks or months. As of now, the launch date of the Galaxy A02 isn’t revealed officially. If we have a glimpse at the A02 production images, we can see that the device features a dual-camera setup. The smartphone has a textured back finish, a 3.5mm audio jack, microUSB port, and a speaker grille at the bottom side. The power button and the volume rocker is placed at the right side of the handset.

To recap with the specs of the Galaxy A02, the device sports a 6.5-inch IPS LCD display with HD+ 720 x 1,560 pixels resolution. The phone has a water-drop notch at the front that houses a selfie camera. Powering the A02 under the hood is MediaTek’s MT6739W7 SoC which is aided with PowerVR Rogue GE8100 GPU. The phone packs 3GB of RAM and 64GB onboard storage. It also has microSD card support for further storage expansion up to 1TB. The Galaxy A02 runs Android 10 out of the box with Samsung’s custom OneUI skin.

As for the imaging purpose, as mentioned above, the phone sports a dual-camera setup. The device incorporates a 13MP primary main camera with an f/1.9 aperture. The 13MP sensor is accompanied by a 2MP macro camera that has an f/2.4 aperture. For selfies and video-calling, the phone features a 5MP camera. The handset packs a 5000mAh battery that supports 7.75W charging. Dimensions-wise, the phone measures at around 164.0mm x 75.9mm x 9.1mm and weighs 206 grams.

Samsung Galaxy A02 Pricing (Expected)

The Samsung Galaxy A02 price in India is expected to be under Rs 10,000. The device might be available in Denim Red, Denim Grey, Denim Black, and Denim Blue colour options. As the days pass, we should see Samsung teasing the launch of this handset in India. What are your thoughts about this entry-level smartphone from Samsung? Do let us know in the comments below.