The Samsung Galaxy A01 is the smallest member of the A-series family in terms of specs and price. One of the big advantages of this phone is that despite being an entry-level, it runs on the full Android 10 operating system as opposed to the Go edition which is more restricted. In this post, we’ll be looking at the full specs and features of the device with also the pricing in the Nigerian market.

Galaxy A01 Key Specs

  • 5.7″ HD PLS TFT display
  • Android 10 (One UI 2.0)
  • Octa-core 1.95 GHz processor
  • Snapdragon 439 SoC
  • 2GB/16GB
  • 13MP + 2MP main camera
  • 5MP selfie camera
  • 3,000 mAh battery capacity

Design

The smartphone has a sleek design which is made with comfort in mind. Irrespective of the colour choice, they all have the modern-day matte finish. The device measures a slender 8.3 mm in thickness and fits comfortably in your hand. It is also light in weight at just 149 grams. The body colour options available are Black, Blue and Red. At the front side of the phone, we have a waterdrop notch which eats into the small-size display and below that is a thick chin. There is no fingerprint reader at the back or elsewhere on the phone. The back is home to a dual camera. 

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Display

The Galaxy A01 features an Infinity-V screen. The 5.7″ TFT display allows for a bigger view and an immersive experience. It features a 720 x 1560 pixels resolution, 19:9 aspect ratio and 301 PPI density. 

Hardware and Software

Powering the Samsung Galaxy A01 is the Snapdragon 439 SoC. The chipset features an Octa-core 1.95 GHz processor and Adreno 505 GPU. Memory configuration available here is a 2GB RAM with 16GB storage. Additional storage is also possible via a dedicated microSD slot. The budget phone runs on Android 10 with One UI 2.0 custom skin.

Camera

The entry-level comes with a dual camera which isn’t common these days as devices sports 3-4 cameras at the back. The camera setup here is a 13MP f/2.2 wide-angle lens and a 2MP f/2.4 depth lens with Live Focus. Inside the waterdrop notch is a 5MP f/2.2 selfie camera with selfie focus and selfie timer.

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Battery  

The Galaxy A01 packs a decent 3,000 mAh battery capacity. There is no fast charging technology available not that we expected it considering the price segment.

Price and Availability

The Samsung Galaxy A01 is available in the Nigerian market and costs around N45,000.

Samsung Galaxy A01 Complete Specs

Launch

  • Announced: May 2020
  • Status: June 2020

Design [ Build Factor], Display and Colour Options

  • Dimension: Height- 146.2 mm * Width- 70.9 mm * Thickness- 8.3 mm
  • Weight: 149 grams
  • Build Quality: Glass front, plastic back, plastic frame
  • Screen Display Type: PLS TFT
  • Screen Size: 5.7-inch
  • Resolution: 720 x 1520
  • Aspect Ratio: 19:9
  • Display Protection: Glass
  • Notch: Yes
  • Multi-touch screen: Yes
  • Colour Options: Red, Blue, Black

Operating System and Memory

  • Operating System: Android 10 (One UI 2.0)
  • Chipset: Snapdragon 439 SoC
  • CPU: Octa-core (4×1.95 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.45 GHz Cortex A53)
  • GPU: Adreno 505
  • RAM: 2GB
  • Built-in Storage Capacity: 16GB
  • Card Slot: Yes

Rear and Front Camera Rating

  • Rear Camera Sensor: 13MP + 2MP
  • Selfie Camera Sensor: 5MP
  • Camera Features: HDR, panorama, LED flash
  • Video Recording: [email protected]
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Wireless Network Bands and Connectivity Options

  • Technology: GSM / HSPA / LTE
  • 5G Network Bands: N/A
  • 4G Network Bands: 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41
  • 3G Network Bands: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
  • 2G Network Bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
  • Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
  • SIM Type: Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • Bluetooth: 4.2, A2DP, LE
  • USB: microUSB 2.0
  • Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • FM Radio: FM radio
  • GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
  • NFC: No

Sound Quality and Multimedia Support

  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Speaker Location: Bottom
  • Sound Enhancement Features: Yes
  • Audio Jack Type: Yes, 3.5mm audio jack
  • Video Support Formats:  H.264 (Baseline / Main / High profile), MPEG4 (Simple profile / ASP) and other video formats
  • Audio Support formats: PCM, AAC / AAC + / eAAC +, MP3, AMR – NB and WB, APE, WAV

Battery

  • Battery Capacity: Non-removable Li-Po 3,000 mAh
  • Wireless Charging: NO
  • Fast Charging: N/A

Sensors

 • Face unlock, Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Electronic Compass

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