Our Opinion

The Samsung Galaxy M01 Core (1GB RAM, 16GB) is a slightly better phone than the Samsung Galaxy A2 Core, and is also slightly better value for money. What should you buy? Go for the Samsung Galaxy M01 Core (1GB RAM, 16GB)!

Samsung Galaxy A2 Core  Samsung Galaxy M01 Core (1GB RAM, 16GB) 
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Excellence Score
15.8
16.5
Value for Money Score
63.0
66.3
Price ₹ 5,290 onwards ₹ 4,999 onwards
Launch Date (India) Apr, 2019 Jul, 2020
Expected Launch Date N/A N/A
Smartphone OS Android 9.0 PieLow likelihood of getting updated to next Android versionAndroid Go Edition Android 10Low likelihood of getting updated to next Android versionAndroid Go Edition
Touchscreen Yes (Capacitive) Yes (Capacitive)
Screen Size 5 inches 5.3 inches
Screen Resolution 540x960 pixels (~ 220 pixels per inch) 720x1480 pixels (~ 311 pixels per inch)
Tall Aspect Ratio / Minimal Bezels
Scratch Resistant Display
Display Type TFT LCD TFT LCD
Screen Refresh Rate 60 HzStandard 60 HzStandard
Display Features N/A N/A
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
Processor 1.6 GHz 1.5 GHz
Processor Type Octa Core Quad Core
Processor Name Samsung Exynos 7870Ranked #98 in Mobile Processor Benchmarks MediaTek MT6739Ranked #123 in Mobile Processor Benchmarks
GPU Mali-T830 MP2 PowerVR Rogue GE8100
RAM 1 GB 1 GB
3G Yes Yes
4G Yes Yes
5G
VoLTE Yes Yes
WiFi Yes Yes
VoWiFi/WiFi-Calling Yes
GPS Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Connecting Port microUSB microUSB
Primary Camera 5MP 8MP
Camera Auto-Focus Yes Yes
Camera Flash Yes Yes
HD Video Recording Yes (HD) Yes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features F/1.9 Aperture N/A
Secondary Camera 5MP 5MP
Secondary Camera Features N/A f/2.4 Aperture
Internal Memory 16 GB 16 GB
Expandable Memory Slot Yes, up to 256 GB Yes, up to 512 GB
Contacts Storage Unlimited Unlimited
SMS Storage Unlimited Unlimited
Music Player Yes Yes
FM Radio Yes Yes
Dual SIM GSM+GSM GSM+GSM
Thickness 9.1 mmThick 8.6 mmMedium
Weight 142 gmLight 150 gmLight
Width 71.0 mmComfortable for one-handed use 67.5 mmComfortable for one-handed use
Audio Output 3.5mm jack 3.5mm jack
Water Resistant
Battery Capacity 2600 mAh 3000 mAh
Battery Standby N/A N/A
Battery Standby (3G) N/A N/A
Battery Talktime N/A N/A
Battery Talktime (3G) N/A N/A
Fast Charging Support
Included Fast Charger
Other Battery Parameters N/A N/A
Fingerprint sensor
Other Features N/A N/A
2-minute Review [Positives] N/A N/A
2-minute Review [Negatives] N/A N/A
Expert Reviews N/A N/A
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