After a long gap, Samsung has built and launched one of its most affordable android smartphone in India. The Korean mobile manufacturer has launched Samsung Galaxy M01 Core in India, which sits alongside the existing Galaxy M01 and Galaxy M01s. Unlike the latter two, the Galaxy M01 Core is currently one of the most affordable android phones from the brand.

That’s said, the Samsung Galaxy M01 Core price starts at Rs 5499 for the base 1GB RAM and 16GB storage variant. There is also another 2GB RAM and 32GB storage model which is priced at Rs 6499. These phones come in Black, Blue and Red colour options. It’s available to purchase through Samsung India e-store, other e-commerce store and an extensive network of Samsung retail stores across India.

Samsung Galaxy M01 Core Features

The first thing you need to know about Samsung Galaxy M01 Core is that it runs on Android Go mobile operating system. Unlike the full-fledged Android OS, the Android Go is a super optimized android operating system that can run smoothly even on devices with 512 MB of RAM. It comes with its own set of lightweight Go apps, which offers a fast, smooth smartphone experience.

Samsung has customised the UX and touting as ‘Make for India’ UX with several features tailored for Indian usage. Some of the feature set includes an intelligent screen, with dynamic screen timeout for power optimization. There are the Intelligent Inputs – Smart Paste and Suggest Notification. Smart Paste automatically extracts data like website URL, mobile number and email id from messages. Whereas, the Suggest Notification feature warns users about low battery and allows them to open their running app or add other critical apps in Maximum Power Saving Mode.

Another feature in the UX part is the Dark Mode which adds dark shades to the UI that’s easier on the eyes and helps in battery saving.

Samsung Galaxy M01 Core with Android Go

Samsung Galaxy M01 Core flaunts a 5.3-inch HD+ (1480 x 720) PLS TFT LCD and is powered by 1.5GHz Quad-Core MediaTek MT6739 processor. The processor is paired with up to 2GB RAM and up to 32GB internal storage. You could further expand the storage up to 512GB using microSD cards.

On the camera side, the Samsung Galaxy M01 Core boasts an 8-megapixel rear camera with F2.2 aperture and up to 4X digital zoom. While for selfies the phone comes with a 5-megapixel front camera with F.4 aperture. On the camera software part, you have the Intelligent Photos – which detects similar or duplicate photos and gives users suggestion to keep the best photo while discarding other photos to free up space.

Connectivity options include Dual-SIM (SIM 1 + SIM 2 + MicroSD), 4G LTE, 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n 2.4GHz, Bluetooth 5.0, Micro USB and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The phone packs 3000mAh battery that could up to 17 hours talk time (4G LTE) or up to 14 hours of internet usage.

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