With the kickstart of the new month of February two new phones, Samsung Galaxy M02 and Poco M3 are set to launch in India today. The Samsung smartphone is the successor of the Galaxy M01 on the other hand the Poco phone will succeed Poco M2 which was launched last year in the country. The specs of the Galaxy M02 are yet to be announced whereas we are very much aware of the specs of the Poco M3 as it has already made its debut in the US a few months back. Read on to know about the expected pricing and launch details of both smartphones.
Samsung Galaxy M02 launch expected pricing and specs details
Samsung Galaxy M02 is going to launch today in India. As per the dedicated landing page for the upcoming smartphone created on Amazon, the launch event will take place via an online launch event starting at 1 PM. The device is stated to fall under Rs 7,000 and will be a successor of Galaxy M01 which was launched in June last year.
The specification of the Galaxy M02 has not been officially revealed but the company has confirmed that it will feature a 6.5-inch HD+ Infinity-V Display. In addition to this, it will pack a 5,000mAh battery. The device is also rumoured to be a rebadged variant of Galaxy A02s which debuted in Europe in November last year. There it is made available in two variants of 3GB RAM with 32GB storage and 6GB RAM with 128GB onboard storage option.
As per the Geekbench listing, it will come with Android 10 out-of-the-box. The phone’s single-core score is 128 and has achieved a multi-core score of 486. Furthermore, the device is expected to be powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SoC, paired with 3GB of RAM.
Poco M3 launch expected pricing and specs details
As per the company, Poco M3 will make its way to the Indian market today. The launch event will be live-streamed from 12 noon onwards and will be available via Flipkart. The launch event will be live-streamed on the company’s social media channels via its official YouTube Channel.
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To recall Poco M3 was launched in the US in 4GB RAM with 64GB storage priced at $149 that translates to Rs 11,000. While the 4GB RAM with 128GB storage option comes at $169 that translates to Rs 12,500.
Speaking of the specification Poco M3 will run MIUI 12 for Poco based on the top of Android 10. Under the hood, there is an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 SoC paired with 4GB of LPDDR4X RAM and up to 128GB of onboard storage. The phone will be featuring a 6.53-inch full-HD+ display offering 1,080×2,340 pixels of resolution with a screen-to-body ratio of 90.34 percent and a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The display is protected with a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass.
For the photos and videos, the smartphone will be sporting a triple rear camera set up that includes a 48-megapixel primary sensor with f/1 aperture. Furthermore, there is a 2-megapixel macro lens with f/2.4 aperture and a 2-megapixel depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture. Upfront there is an 8-megapixel selfie camera with an f/2.05 aperture.
Moreover, there will be a 6,000mAh battery that comes with 18W fast charging support. In addition to this, it will also feature an Infrared (IR) blaster and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor to unlock the phone.
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