Samsung Galaxy A2 Core has been launched in India. The new entry-level Samsung smartphone runs Android Pie (Go Edition) and appears to be the successor to Samsung Galaxy J2 Core that was launched back in August last year. It has a 5-inch qHD screen, is powered by Exynos 7870 SoC with 1GB of RAM, runs Android 9.0 Pie (Go edition), has a 5-megapixel front and rear cameras and packs a 2600mAh battery.
Galaxy A2 Core specifications
- 5-inch (540 x 960 pixels) qHD TFT display
- 1.6GHz Octa-Core Exynos 7870 processor with Mali T830 GPU
- 1GB RAM, 16GB storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
- Android 9.0 Pie (Go edition)
- Dual SIM
- 5MP rear camera with LED flash, f/1.9 aperture
- 5MP Front-facing camera
- Dimensions:141.6 x 71 x 9.1mm; Weight: 142g
- 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
- 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS
- 2600mAh battery
GalaxyA2 Core price in India, release date
The Samsung Galaxy A2 Core price in India has been set at Rs. 5,290, Ranjivjit Singh, Chief Marketing Officer, and Senior Vice President, Samsung India told IANS. It is now available from offline stores, according to established retailer Mahesh Telecom. There is no word from Samsung India regarding the smartphone’s availability from online channels in the country.
Since the device runs Android Pie (Go Edition), it will come pre-installed with a host of Android Go-optimised apps such as Google Assistant Go and Maps Go to name a few. As per another leak, the Samsung offering comes in Blue and Black color options. Additionally, a leaked user manual revealed that the Samsung Galaxy A2 Core will be launched in both single-SIM and dual-SIM variants, but it is not clear which version has made it to the Indian market – though we can expect the dual-SIM variant to have made its way into the country based on past Samsung launches.