Last month, Samsung quietly announced its entry-level Galaxy A01 smartphone in three different color options. For some reason, the South Korean company didn’t reveal any information on availability and pricing. If the recent report is to be believed, the chaebol might soon launch the device in the US market. According to the recent FCC listing, it seems like the Galaxy A01 device is on its way to the US market. For those who’re unaware, Samsung first made its Galaxy A lineup available in the country back in 2018. Since then we have seen numerous A lineup devices getting official in the US. The company is also planning to launch the Galaxy A51 device in the coming months.
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The FCC listing has revealed two variants of the smartphone namely SM-A015V and SM-A015T1. The former should be the carrier-locked for Verizon while the latter point towards the Metro, T-Mobile’s prepaid brand. With that said, the device should get more carrier support during the official launch. It is worth mentioning that Samsung is currently developing firmware for the Verizon variant meaning we might see the device from this carrier first.
Samsung Galaxy A01: Specs, Features
The Galaxy A01 smartphone is equipped with a 5.7-inch Infinity-V display with a resolution of 720 x 1560 pixels along with a pixel density of 301 PPI. Under the hood, the phone runs on an unknown octa-core chipset paired with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of onboard storage. In terms of optics, the device features a dual 13MP+2MP camera module at the back. For selfies, there is a single 5MP front snapper underneath the notch. Since this is an entry-level device, you will not find the physical fingerprint sensor at the back.
All of these runs on a 3,000mAh battery packed inside. Other specifications include Bluetooth 4.2, Android 10 based One UI 2, WiFi and a 3.5mm headphone jack.