This device, which will be launched together with the Galaxy M11 only slightly richer in the equipment, it will have a hair price under 100 euros (at the current exchange rate) and it will have practically nothing of what many believe today essential in a smartphone: there will not even be the fingerprint sensor, replaced by the facial release. There will only be two cameras and charging will be slow. The battery will be big but the SoC is old and at 12 nm, so it consumes a lot. In short: the Samsung Galaxy M01 it will be a very cheap device, for a mass market like the Indian one, created to compete with equally cheap smartphones like the Realme C3 and the Redmi 8A. Will Samsung beat Xiaomi / Redmi and BBK / Realme?
Samsung Galaxy M01: technical form
According to the Indian website 91Mobiles.com the Samsung Galaxy M01 is a device with screen LCD-TFT from 5.71 inches and resolution of 720 × 1,560 pixels (aspect ratio 19: 9). The SoC is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 439, accompanied by 3 GB of RAM and just 32 GB of storage memory, expandable with microSD card. There will be two rear cameras: a 13 MP main lens and a 2 MP depth sensor. The main camera, inserted in a drop notch, will be just 5 MP. The 4,000 mAh battery can be recharged at 5 watts of power.
Samsung Galaxy M01: when it comes out and how much it costs
The release date of the Samsung Galaxy M01 in India, always second 91Mobiles.com, is scheduled for June 5 (both online and in physical stores). The price set for the 3/32 GB version is 7.990 Indian rupees, which at the current exchange rate they do 96.5 euros. It is not yet known on which other markets, besides India, Samsung will decide to sell the Galaxy M01 but it is certain that it will arrive at least in Kazakhstan: the page relating to this low cost model, in fact, has already appeared on the Kazakh website in Russian from Samsung. It is currently empty and shows the model with the initials SM-M015F / DS, but it is there and is accessible.
Already in the past, the South Korean company first presented the smartphones of the Galaxy M series in India and then also bring them to Italy. It is not excluded that he does it once again.