Samsung started teasing the launch of the Galaxy F02s and the Galaxy F12 in the Indian market last week. The company has now launched both smartphones in India at affordable prices. The Galaxy F02s is simply a rebadged version of the Galaxy M02s, while the Galaxy F12 is a rebranded Galaxy M12 that was launched in India a few days ago.
The Galaxy F02s is priced at INR 8,999 (around $122) for the 3GB+32GB variant and INR 9,999 (around $137) for the 4GB+64GB variant. It is available in three color variants: Diamond Black, Diamond Blue, and Diamond White. The Galaxy F12 is priced at INR 10,999 (around $150) for the 64GB variant and INR 11,999 (around $165) for the 128GB variant, and there is a cashback of INR 1,000 (around $13) cashback on purchases made using ICICI Bank credit and debit cards. It is available in three colors: Celestial Black, Sea Green, and Sky Blue.
Both smartphones will be available from April 9 (at 12 PM) via Flipkart, Samsung’s online store, and select retail stores.
Galaxy F02s, Galaxy F12 specs
The Galaxy F02s features a 6.5-inch IPS LCD Infinity-V display with HD+ resolution, a 5MP selfie camera, and a 13MP+2MP+2MP triple rear-facing camera setup. Sadly, it runs Android 10 (with One UI 2) out of the box. It comes equipped with the Snapdragon 450 processor, 3GB/4GB RAM, 32GB/64GB internal storage, and a microSD card slot. It has a dual-SIM card slot, GPS, Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth, a USB Type-C port, a headphone jack, and a 5,000mAh battery with 15W fast charging.
The Galaxy F12 has the same specifications as that of the Galaxy M12. It sports a 6.5-inch IPS LCD Infinity-V display with HD+ resolution and a 90Hz refresh rate. It runs Android 11 out of the box with One UI 3.1. The phone is equipped with the Exynos 850 processor, 4GB RAM, 64GB/128GB internal storage, and a microSD card slot. It has an 8MP selfie camera and a 48MP+8MP+5MP+2MP quad-camera setup at the rear. It can record 1080p 30fps videos from both front and rear cameras.
The Galaxy F12 also features a side-mounted fingerprint reader, GPS, dual-SIM card slot, Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 5.0, a USB Type-C port, and a headphone jack. It is powered by a 6,000mAh battery and supports 15W fast charging.