An A Series For All


Just graduated from college?, looking for an affordable device?, or just wanted a budget oriented device that calls, social media and work?. Today we will take a look at the Samsung Galaxy A02s, a very budget oriented phone from the Galaxy A series line-up that does the requirements that what a smartphone meant to be.


The Samsung Galaxy A02s back is surrounded by the hard plastic build with lined texture, non shiny ones, so its not going to be a fingerprint magnet for those who are worried. On the camera placement portion, it houses the tri camera lenses setup with flash, the bump on the camera is not that big either, which is just nice looking when placed on the flat surface. Over to the front, its a 6.5 inch PLS IPS Infinity-V display with HD+ resolution with an 5MP selfie camera. Although its not AMOLED, but the display is viewable on most daily tasks. Over the frame, it all plastic including the power and volume buttons. There is no fingerprint scanner, however it comes with face recognition security for unlocking the phone. The Galaxy A02s comes in 2 colors, Black and Blue.


The Galaxy A02s houses a 6.5 inch PLS IPS display with HD+ resolution. No FHD resolution with 20:9 aspect ratio here but viewing angle is good when looked up direct to the display. Streaming test on the video quality wise is acceptable , producing level of clarity with little saturation, but it is completely bearable. Touchscreen response is fairly normal, nothing much to comment about.


Camera side, the Galaxy A02s rear camera consist of one 13MP wide lens, one 2MP depth and one 2MP macro lens. Overall quality is average with no surprises and a minimal of noise can still be seen over evening shots. Video recording is limited to 30FPS only. The similar quality can be said over the 5MP selfie camera, with the exception that when on day time selfie, it works absolutely the best. Overall quality is expected if considered with its affordable price tag with standard features , which is good for social media picture uploads with visible level of quality. Above is some picture samples of macro, normal and evening shots.


The Samsung Galaxy A02s is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 Octa Core Processor , 64GB of internal storage and 4GB RAM. Call quality is good whether its a 3G call or even via VOLTE, WoWIFI option is available as well when enabled. Over to WiFi, the Galaxy A12 has WiFi 2.4GHz built-in, which is a bit of a bummer, speed averages around 90 to 110mbps. Overall its excellent so far. Also because of the screen is just HD+, streaming is no issue with close to no buffer at all. Gaming wise, Mobile Legends works well with low performance settings, while simpler graphical games such as Candy Crush works just fine .


ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 450 Octa Core Processor
GraphicAdreno 506
Display6.5 inch PLS LCD , 720 x 1600
CameraRear : 13 MP, f/2.2, (wide), AF
2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
2 MP, f/2.4, (depth
Front : 5 MP, f/2.2 (wide)
Storage64 GB
Battery5000mAh with 15w fast charging
OS + UIAndroid 10 + ONE UI with GMS


The Samsung Galaxy A02s is a device meant for those who is just graduated, on a new job, venturing into the career world with a mix of social media , entertainment or those who wanted to use it as a secondary phone. Its an affordable phone with a good amount of RAM to start , ensuring all the apps switching and streaming video playback is smooth. With a price tag of RM549 , the Galaxy A02s is a good purchase choice for those who wanted a light usage phone that lasts long with a 5000MAh battery life.


  • Decent amount of 4GB RAM
  • Good light performing phone


  • 2.4Ghz Wifi only
  • Video capture recording limited to 30FPS only

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