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Samsung Announces the Galaxy A12 and Galaxy A02s smartphones; To Arrive in January 2021

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Surprisingly, Samsung just announced two new smartphones in the A-series but they won’t be hitting retail shelves until sometime next year.

The two handsets are the Galaxy A12 and the Galaxy A02s. Both smartphones have a few identical features like the Infinity V display and 5,000mAh batteries.

Samsung Galaxy A12 Specifications

The upcoming Galaxy A12 will come with a 6.5-inch display that promises to deliver an HD+ resolution. The bezels on the screen are not that slim, and the on-screen notch houses an 8-megapixel selfie shooter.

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The Galaxy A12’s back panel is produced from polycarbonate. A large percentage of the phone’s rear has a textured feel while the rest is smooth.

Also, on the backside, the Galaxy A12 sports a square-shaped camera module at the top left corner. The module comprises of a 48-megapixel primary shooter, a 5-megapixel ultrawide angle lens, a 2-megapixel macro lens, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor.

The Galaxy A12 may feature an octa-core processor with some of its cores clocking at 2.3GHz and the rest at 1.8GHz.

Speculations have it that the processor could be the MediaTek-Powered Helio P35 chipset. However, the smartphone will be available in three variants: 3GB RAM + 32GB storage, 4GB RAM 64GB storage, and 6GB + 128GB storage.

The Galaxy A12 also features a 5,000mAh battery that supports 15W fast charging, a side-facing fingerprint scanner, a 3.5mm audio jack, and a USB-C port.

The phone will arrive in red, black, and blue colour options, and it will be debut in January 2021.

According to reports, the 64GB and 128GB storage variants of the Galaxy A12 will retail for €179 and €199 respectively.

Samsung Galaxy A02s Specifications

The new Galaxy A02s has a punch-hole 6.5-inch display panel that supports HD+ resolution. It has a patterned polycarbonate back design.

It shelters a 5-megapixel selfie shooter in its punch hole and a 13-megapixel + 2-megapixel + 2-megapixel camera setup on its rear panel.

The Galaxy A02s will debut with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage alongside an octa-core processor that clocks at 1.8GHz.

The phone also carries support for a microSD card slot for storage expansion.

However, the Galaxy A02s doesn’t carry support for a fingerprint scanner. It also houses a 5,000mAh battery that supports 15W fast charging.

The Galaxy A02s will launch in navy blue, black, red, and white color options. By next year January, it will debut with a price tag of €150.

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