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Samsung Galaxy F02s, Galaxy F12 launched in India: first sale date on Flipkart, launch offers

On: April 5, 2021
Highlights

  • Samsung Galaxy F02s and Galaxy F12 have launched in India
  • The Galaxy F02s is a budget phone with a big battery as its highlight
  • The Galaxy F12 is also an affordable device, and comes with a 90Hz display

The Samsung Galaxy F02s and Galaxy F12 smartphones have gone official in India today. These are Flipkart-exclusive phones that are aimed towards customers who are looking for affordable smartphones.

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The Galaxy F02s and Galaxy F12 are both equipped with an Infinity-V notch display design. The F02s offer key features like a 13-megapixel triple camera system and a large battery with fast charging support. On the other hand, the Galaxy F12 has a high refresh rate display, a big battery with fast charging capabilities, an 8nm chipset, and a 48-megapixel quad-camera system.

Samsung Galaxy F02s and Galaxy F12 price in India

Samsung Galaxy F02s

The Samsung Galaxy F02s features a large 5,000mAh battery

The Galaxy F02 has arrived in two variants, 3GB RAM + 32GB storage 4GB RAM + 64GB storage. It is available in colours like black, white, and blue.

Samsung Galaxy F02s variants

Price

Samsung Galaxy F02s 4GB RAM + 64GB storage

Rs 8,999

Samsung Galaxy F12 4GB RAM + 128GB storage

Rs 9,999

The more powerful F12 can be bought in options like 4GB RAM + 64GB RAM and 4GB RAM + 128GB storage. It comes in hues such as blue and black.

Samsung Galaxy F12 variants

Price

Samsung Galaxy F12 4GB RAM + 64GB storage

10,999

Samsung Galaxy F12 4GB RAM + 128GB storage

11,999

Samsung Galaxy F02s and Galaxy F12 sale date and where to buy

The Galaxy F02s will be going on sale from April 9th at 12pm will be available through Flipkart, Samsung India’s online store and leading retailers. The Galaxy F12 on the other hand goes on sale starting April 12th and 12pm via the same channels.

Samsung Galaxy F02s and Galaxy F12 launch offers

Samsung Galaxy F12 buyers can avail a Rs 1,000 cashback using ICICI bank credit cards. There are no launch offers for the Galaxy F02s at present.

Samsung Galaxy F02s and Galaxy F12 specifications and features

Samsung Galaxy F12

The Samsung Galaxy F12 is equipped with a 90Hz HD+ display

The Samsung Galaxy F02s and Galaxy F12 are fitted with 6.5-inch displays that offer an HD+ resolution and 20:9 aspect ratio. The F12’s screen also supports a 90Hz refresh rate. With Widevine L1 certification, it allows users to enjoy HD streaming content over OTT platforms. The F12’s display is protected by a layer of Gorilla Glass 3. Both phones run One UI 3.1 based on Android 11.

The Galaxy F02s is driven by the Snapdragon 450 mobile platform, while the Galaxy F12 gets the Exynos 850 chipset. Both phones are equipped with 4GB of LPDDR4x RAM. While the F02s comes with up to 64GB of native storage, the F12 offers users 128GB of built-in storage. The F02s and F12 both offer a dedicated microSD card slot for storage expansion.

The Galaxy F02s has a 5-megapixel front-facing camera and its rear camera setup has a 13-megapixel primary shooter, a 2-megapixel depth assist lens, and a macro camera. On the other hand, the Galaxy F12 has an 8-megapixel selfie camera, and a quad-camera system featuring a 48-megapixel primary lens, a 5-megapixel secondary lens, a 2-megapixel depth sensor and 2-megapixel macro sensor.

The Galaxy F20s has a 5,000mAh battery, while the Galaxy F12 gets a larger 6,000mAh battery. Both phones carry support for 15W fast charging. The F12 features a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, whereas the F02s lacks a fingerprint sensor. Both phones offer users common features like dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, USB, and a 3.5mm audio jack.

Samsung Galaxy F02s full specs

  • 6.5-inch LCD HD+ screen
  • 13MP + 2MP + 2MP rear cameras
  • 5MP front camera
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 processor
  • 3GB + 32GB and 4GB + 64GB variants
  • 5,000mAh battery, 15W fast charging
  • Dual nano-SIM slots, microSD card slot
  • Android 11 with One UI 3.1

Samsung Galaxy F12 full specs

  • 6.5-inch LCD HD+ screen, 90Hz refresh rate
  • 48MP + 5MP + 2MP + 2MP rear cameras
  • 8MP front camera
  • Exynos 850 processor
  • 4GB + 64GB and 4GB RAM + 128GB variants
  • 6,000mAh battery, 15W fast charging
  • Side-mounted fingerprint scanner
  • Dual nano-SIM slots, microSD card slot
  • Android 11 with One UI 3.1
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Anvin is a self-proclaimed geek who has been writing about smartphones for nearly 10 years. After using phones like the Samsung Galaxy Note, Sony Xperia Mini, Lumia 730, Lumia 950, Honor 7, Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 and Honor 8 Pro to name a few, he is now a happy user of the POCO F1. In his free time, he participates in church activities and likes to travel.