Samsung unveiled the Galaxy A01 entry-level smartphone in December 2019. With a pricing of $110, it is available as the most affordable Galaxy A-series smartphone. Now rumours are floating that the South Korean company is planning to launch a cheaper version of the Galaxy A01 smartphone. The device is expected to arrive with a removable battery and could be called Galaxy A01e. The unannounced handset has appeared on the Geekbench benchmarking platform with some of its key specs.
The alleged Samsung Galaxy A01e with model number SM-A013F has surfaced on Geekbench 4. The model number of the Galaxy A01 that debuted last year is SM-A015F. The Geekbench listing reveals that the purported Galaxy A01e is powered by MediaTek MT6739 quad-core chipset from 2017 that works 1.5GHz.
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The SoC is coupled with 1 GB of RAM. The device is loaded with the latest Android 10 OS and is expected to feature the latest version of One UI skin from Samsung. In the single-core test, the device scored 542 points. It recorded a score of 1468 in the multi-core test. Apart from the news that it could be coming with a removable battery, nothing else is known about the device.
The Samsung Galaxy A01 has a 5.7-inch IPS LCD notch display that offers 720 x 1520 pixels HD+ resolution. The device will be powered by the Snapdragon 439 SoC coupled with 2 GB of RAM powers the device. The phone comes in 16 GB and 32 GB storage versions and has a dedicated microSD card slot. The plastic rear of the phone features a 13-megapixel + 2-megapixel dual camera setup. It has a front camera of 5-megapixel. The device is backed by a 3,000mAh battery, and lacks a fingerprint reader.