Samsung Nepal has launched its first budget range smartphone in the market. The new Galaxy M02s is the new addition in the budget M series. This phone comes with a w design, camera layout, software, and some changes. It targets the entry-level market with its lower price. It is quite surprising to see that Samsung Galaxy M02s has been launched in Nepal before India. M02s is set to launch in the market on January 7th, while it has already made its way to Nepal on January 4th. It is good to see that the li market is getting priority compared to the market.
Galaxy M lineup has many budget range smartphone fit for entry-level users. The basic start price of the affordable M lineup phone starts from about $100. Slowly they climb to the mid-range category. Samsung Galaxy M02s is the new phone that sits in the entry-level range. We can take this smartphone as the successor of Galaxy M01s. It comes with a 6.5″ screen, octa-core processor, 3 GB base RAM, 5000 mAh battery, and triple cameras. From an outer perspective, the phone looks good. So now, let us have a look at the specifications and hardware to get a deeper perspective.
Samsung Galaxy M02s Specifications and Overview
- Display: 6.5 Inches LCD Screen
- Resolution: HD+
- SoC: Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 (Octa-Core)
- CPU Details: 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53
- GPU: Adreno 506
- Memory: 3/4 GB RAM
- Storage: 32/64 GB In-Built, 1 TB MicroSD card support
- Battery: 5000 mAh Lithium Polymer
- Charging Rate: 15W
- Back Camera: 3 Modules
- 13 Megapixel (Main Wide)
- 2 Megapixel (Depth)
- 2 Megapixel (Macro)
- Front Camera: 5 Megapixel
- OS: Android 10 (One UI)
- Connectivity: USB Type-C, 3.5 mm headphone jack
- Sensors: Side-mounted Fingerprint Scanner, Gyrosensor, Compass
Build and Design
Samsung Galaxy M02s has a modern design and build that we see with new phones. The front side has a big display with an Infinity V notch. The notch holds the front selfie camera. Galaxy M02s has a body made up of plastic. It has smaller side bezels and a small amount of chin at the bottom. The right side of the phone has volume rockers and a power button. At the bottom, there is a USB Type-C port, headphone jack, and speaker grill. The back of the phone has triple cameras in a rectangular layout. The plastic back has some texture and design. It is a common design approach to budget M series phones. Similarly, the build quality is also as expected in this price range.
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Internal Hardware: Processor, Memory, Battery, Storage
The Galaxy M02s has Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 processor with 3 GB RAM and 32 GB base storage. There is also 4 GB RAM and 64 GB storage model available. Snapdragon 450 is an octa-core processor, but it was launched in 2017. It is quite an old processor, and there are newer alternatives like Snapdragon 460, which is much faster. There are also newer Mediatek and Exynos options for budget phones. The memory and storage options are good for the time. Also, Samsung Nepal has launched the 4 GB model in the market with 64 GB storage. There is also support for SD card expansion. The Samsung Galaxy M02s has a 5000 mAh battery on the inside. It has 15W charging support. This is a good battery size and can surely power the phone for one day.
Cameras and Display
Galaxy M02s has three cameras on the backside. The first one is a 13 MP primary wide-angle camera, the second one is a 2 MP depth sensor, and the third one is a 2 MP macro camera. This is a very ordinary camera setup, and it can take 1080p videos at maximum capacity. There are standard modes like Macro, Beauty Mode, and Live Focus. For display, there is a 6.5″ LCD screen at the front with HD+ resolution. There is a waterdrop notch at the top with the front camera. The front side camera is a 5 MP selfie sensor. It is for video calls and conferencing purposes. The camera setup on M02s is for an entry-level phone that covers the basics.
Samsung Galaxy M02s Price in Nepal, Avaibility
The M02s is available for purchase in Nepal at all retail stores. It is available in three color options. The colors are Red, Black, and Blue. Samsung Galaxy M02s price in Nepal is Rs 15,999 for 4/64 GB model. The 3/32 GB version is not launched in the market.