Samsung has launched a new affordable smartphone aimed at budget buyers. The device is dubbed as the Galaxy A2 Core and it runs Android 9 Pie (Go Edition). The Galaxy A2 Core is priced at Rs 5,290 and is already available for purchase from offline stores.
On the front, the Galaxy A2 Core sports a 5-inch screen bearing a qHD display. The device comes with a 5MP rear accompanied by LED flash. There is a 5MP camera fitted on the front as well for clicking selfies.
The Galaxy A2 Core is powered by an octa-core Exynos 7870 processor clocked at 1.67GHz. It is backed by 1GB RAM and offers 16GB internal memory. The smartphone draws its power from a 2,600mAh battery unit. Out of the box, the Galaxy A2 Core is loaded with the latest Android 9 Pie (Go Edition) which is designed to run on low-end devices.
The device functions as a dual-SIM smartphone and offers all the basic connectivity options like 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS.
The Galaxy A2 Core will compete against Xiaomi’s Redmi Go which retails at Rs 4,499. The Redmi Go packs some higher specifications compared to Galaxy A2 Core.