Last Updated on June 17, 2020 by Larious
The Samsung Galaxy M01 comes in as one of the most basic Samsung smartphones from 2020. It is a low-end smartphone designed to meet the needs of Samsung enthusiasts in the low budget market. This article covers its specs and price, which is aimed at helping you make your purchase decision.
Samsung Galaxy M01 Key Specs and Features
- 5.7-inch, PLS TFT Display, 720 x 1520 Pixels, (295 PPI)
- Android 10, One UI 2
- Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 439
- 3GB RAM
- 32GB built-in storage, with SD-Card Support
- 13MP + 5MP Dual Rear Camera
- 5MP front camera
- 4G LTE
- 4000mAh non-removable Li-Ion battery
Design and Display
The Samsung Galaxy M01 features a basic design void of some of Samsung’s signature design elements we are used to seeing. This design clearly indicates its status of being a low budget Android phone.
Upfront we have a 5.7-inch PLS TFT display, which has a screen resolution of 720 x 1520 Pixels. This display bordered by chunky bezels. You also have a teardrop notch on the top which houses its front-facing camera.
On the rear, we have a camera module housing dual cameras and a camera flash. We also have the Samsung branding and a speaker outlet.
The camera department of the Samsung Galaxy M01 is home to three cameras. A single front-facing camera and dual rear cameras, equipped with basic features needed to capture photographs.
The rear camera department features a 13MP primary camera with an aperture of f/2.2 and a 2MP depth camera with an aperture of f/2.4. This rear camera system is supported by a LED flash and is also capable of shooting videos maxed at 1080p 30fps.
Upfront, we have a 5MP selfie camera with an aperture of f/2.2. This camera makes use of an on-screen flash to get bright photos in poorly lit conditions.
Hardware and Software
Being a cheap Android smartphone means enthusiasts will have to settle for low-end hardware. The Samsung Galaxy M01 doesn’t bring any surprise to the table. It packs in specs tuned for low-end tasks.
The Samsung Galaxy M01 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon, 3GB, 32GB of internal storage, Adreno 505 graphics processing unit, and non-removable 4000mAh battery.
On the software side, you have got One UI 2 running on the Android 10 operating system.
The Samsung Galaxy M01 features a 3.5mm headphone jack, a Micro-USB port, Wifi Bluetooth 4.2 connectivity.
Internet connectivity on the Samsung Galaxy M01 is capped at 4G LTE, this means you won’t have the luxury of 5G internet speed. Download and uploads are limited to 4G speed.
Samsung Galaxy M01 Price and Availability
The price of the Samsung Galaxy M01 starts around $118, which is about 46,119 Naira, 12,673 Kenyan shillings, 689 Ghana Cedi and 8,999 Indian Rupees.
The Samsung Galaxy M01 was announced on June 2, 2020, and is currently available for purchase. It comes in Black, Blue, and Red colors.
Samsung Galaxy M01 Specs
Here are a few specs of the Samsung Galaxy M01:
- Platform: Android 10; One UI 2
- Processor: Octa-core Qualcomm SDM439 Snapdragon 439 (4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.45 GHz Cortex A53)
- GPU: Adreno 505
- Memory: 3GB RAM
- Colours: Black, Blue, Red
- Dimension: 147.5 x 70.9 x 9.8 mm
- Weight: 168 g
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM
- SIM Count: Dual-SIM
- Display: 5.7-inch PLS TFT, 720 x 1520 Pixels, 295 PPI
- Screen Protection: –
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 13MP (Wide) f/2.2 + 2MP (Depth) f/2.4
- Rear Camera Features: LED flash, 1080p @ 30fps
- Front Camera: 5MP, f/2.2
- Built-in Storage: 32GB
- Memory Card Support: Yes, microSDXC (Dedicated slot)
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
- 2G GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
- 2G CDMA 1X: –
- 3G WCDMA: 850 / 900 / 2100
- 3G CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41
- 5G: 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: No
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
- NFC: –
- Infrared Blaster: –
- USB Port: Micro-USB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: –
- Push Emails: –
- Email Protocol: –
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: –
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
- Maps: Yes, Google Map
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: –
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: –
- Barometer: –
- SpO2: –
- Pedometer: –
- Heart Rate Monitor: –
- Gyroscope: –
- Fingerprint Scanner: –
- Iris Scanner: –
- Face Unlock: –
- Stylus Pen: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: –
- Wireless Charging: No
- Built-in Mobile Payment: –
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant: No
- Image Editor: –
- Video Editor: –
- Document Viewer: –
- Document Editor: –
- Battery: Non-Removable 4000mAh Battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: –