Samsung has launched two new phones in India. Called the Galaxy F12 and the Galaxy F02s, the two phones represent Samsung's latest bet for the budget segment of the market. The phones offer waterdrop notch displays and big camera modules at the back.
Apart from this, there are few other things to like about the phones, including the presence of a 90Hz refresh rate display on the Galaxy F12. Here's everything you need to know about the two smartphones.
Of the two phones, the Galaxy F02s is the more affordable choice as it starts retail in India at Rs 8,999 for the 3GB RAM + 32GB storage variant and goes up to Rs 9,999 for the 4GB RAM+64GB storage one. Both the variants have been made available in Diamond Black, Diamond Blue, and Diamond White colour options. As for the Galaxy F12, the device starts at Rs 10,999 for the 4GB RAM and 64GB storage configuration. There's also a higher-end model, which comes with 4GB RAM+128GB storage and is priced at Rs 11,999. The Galaxy F12 is available in Celestial Black, Sea Green, and Sky Blue colours.
The Galaxy F12 comes with a 6.5-inch HD+ (720x1,600 pixels) Infinity-V Display at the top. The display has an aspect ratio of 20:9 and can refresh at up to 90Hz. Underneath the hood we have an octa-core Exynos 850 SoC paired with 4GB RAM. This has been tasked to run a copy of Android 11-based One UI 3.1 Core.
For cameras, there is the quad lens set-up at the back, with a 48-megapixel Samsung GM2 primary sensor. There's also a 5-megapixel secondary ultra-wide-angle sensor with an f/2.2 aperture. The phone also flaunts a 2-megapixel macro shooter with an f/2.4 aperture and another 2-megapixel depth sensor with an f/2.4 lens. For selfies, there's an 8-megapixel lens. Apart from this, the Samsung Galaxy F12 packs a 6,000mAh battery that supports 15W fast charging.
The Galaxy F02s also features a 6.5-inch HD+ (720x1,600 pixels) HD+ Infinity-V Display. However, there's no support for fast refresh rate. For the core hardware, the Samsung Galaxy F02s gets an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SoC paired with up to 4GB of RAM.
The phone also comes flaunts a triple rear camera with a 13-megapixel primary sensor, 2-megapixel depth sensor, and a 2-megapixel sensor with a macro lens. The Samsung Galaxy F02s also gets a 5-megapixel selfie camera sensor. Samsung has provided a 5,000mAh battery on the Galaxy F02s that supports 15W fast charging through the bundled charger.