Exclusive: Samsung Galaxy A04 bags BIS certification, lndia launch seems imminent


  • Samsung Galaxy A04 has been certified by India’s BIS authority
  • The device has an SM-A045F/DS model number
  • It will arrive as a successor to the Galaxy A03

Samsung Galaxy A04 has been approved by the BIS authority in India. The certification is a good hint that the device could be released soon in the country. As the moniker suggests, it will succeed the Galaxy A03, which debuted in India in February this year.

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It can be said based on the predecessor models that the Galaxy A04 will be a mid-range device. At launch, the A03 was priced at Rs 10,499. Hence, it is likely that its successor may carry a similar price tag. Apart from the Galaxy A04, the company is also working on another model called the Galaxy A04 Core.

Samsung Galaxy A04 BIS certified

Samsung Galaxy A04 BIS Certified

Samsung Galaxy A04 (SM-A045F/DS) has bas been certified by the BIS authority

A new Samsung device with model number SM-A045F/DS has appeared in the database of the BIS authority. The Galaxy A03 carried the SM-A035F/DS model number. Hence, it can be said that the SM-A045F/DS may debut as the Galaxy A04 smartphone.

The same device was certified by the Wi-Fi Alliance at the beginning of this month. The WiFi certification revealed that the device will carry support for Wi-Fi 802.11ac and run on the Android 12 OS. The ‘DS’ in the model number indicates that it will come with dual SIM support.

Samsung Galaxy A04s CAD renders

Samsung Galaxy A04s CAD renders by Onleaks / GizNext

The Galaxy A04 is said to be a toned-down version of the upcoming Galaxy A04s handset. The A04s is expected to arrive with specifications like a 6.5-inch HD+ LCD display with an Infinity-V notch, an Exynos 850 chipset, 3GB of RAM, Android 12 OS, and a 5,000mAh battery. In terms of design, the Galaxy A04 may resemble the Galaxy A04s.

Samsung Galaxy A03 specifications (rumoured)

The Galaxy A03 features a 6.5-inch PLS LCD panel that offers an HD+ resolution and a 20:9 aspect ratio. It has a 5-megapixel front camera and a 48-megapixel (main) + 2-megapixel (depth) dual-camera system. The Unisoc T606 powered device offers 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. It packs a 5,000mAh battery with 10W charging support. The device lacks a fingerprint scanner.

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