Samsung Galaxy A2 Core Android Go smartphone launched in India for Rs 5,290
Samsung has just launched its latest Android Go Edition smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy A2 Core. The device is a successor to the Galaxy J2 that was launched last year. Some of the highlighting features of the Galaxy A2 Core include an Exynos 7870 SoC, 5-inch qHD display, and Android 9.0 Pie Go Edition.
The all-new Samsung Galaxy A2 Core features a 5-inch qHD TFT display with a resolution of 540 x 960 pixels. Under the hood, it is powered by a 1.6GHz Octa-Core Exynos 7870 processor with Mali T830 GPU, paired with 1GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage (expandable up to 256GB using a microSD). In term of other hardware specifications, the device comes with a 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio, Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi b/g/n, GPS, and 4G VoLTE. It is powered by a 2600mAh battery and runs on Android 9.0 Pie Go Edition.
In terms of optics, the Galaxy A2 Core sports a 5MP camera with an f/1.9 aperture and flash on the rear, along with a 5MP on the front for selfies.
Samsung Galaxy A2 Core Specifications
- 5-inch qHD TFT display
- 1.6GHz Octa-Core Exynos 7870 processor with Mali T830 GPU
- 1GB RAM, 16GB internal storage (expandable up to 256GB using a microSD)
- 5MP rear camera f/1.9 aperture and flash, 5MP front-facing camera
- 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
- Android 9.0 Pie Go Edition
- 2600mAh battery
Samsung Galaxy A2 Core Pricing and Availability
The Samsung Galaxy A2 Core comes in two color options: Black and White. It is priced at Rs 5,290 and will be available offline at select retail stores.
For the uninitiated, Xiaomi also launched a Go Edition smartphone last month. The device is called Redmi Go and packs in a 1GB of RAM, 8GB of internal storage, an 8MP camera on the rear (compared to a 5MP camera on the Galaxy A2 Core), a 5MP camera on the front, and a bigger 3000mAh battery. In addition to a few advantages in terms of specifications, the Redmi Go is also comparatively less priced than the Galaxy A2 Core, at Rs 4,499.