18 March 2019
Update: March 27, 2019
Detailed specifications of the device have surfaced on the leaks aggregator site Slashleaks. The specifications of the device look similar to what the Galaxy J2 Core has.
Take a look at these leaked specs -
- 5-inch (540 x 960 pixels) qHD TFT display
- 1.6GHz Octa-Core Exynos 7870 processor with Mali T830 GPU
- 1GB RAM
- 8GB storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
- Android 8.1 Oreo (Go edition)
- Dual SIM
- 5MP rear camera with LED flash, f/1.9 aperture
- Front-facing camera
- 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
- 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS
- 2600mAH battery
Original Post (March 15, 2019)
Samsung recently wraps off the cover from the mid-range Galaxy A lineup phones but now it seems like the company is gearing to unveil a new entry-level Android Go A-lineup phone. The device is rumored to go official as Galaxy A2 Core. The Samsung support section already listed the device ahead of the official unveiling. Although the official launch date is still in the dark the leaked render showcase March 22nd date on the lock screen, So the chances are high the company could unveil Galaxy A2 Core in the last week of this year.
The well-known reliable tipster Evan Blass shared the Galaxy A2 Core render an image which reveals the design from all angles ahead of the official unveiling. Although Blass didn't spill beans regarding the hardware specs, however being an Android Go phone the Galaxy A2 Core will have entry-level hardware. Unlike the latest phones, you will get a thick bezels design. The top bezel has selfie snapper, earpiece, and other sensors. The bottom bezel has Samsung's logo.
Samsung Galaxy A2 Core (SM-A260) pic.twitter.com/NCw0u32zGc— Evan Blass (@evleaks) 15 March 2019
The rear side has single snapper with LED flashlight on the top left corner. It doesn't have a fingerprint scanner which is understandable considering it as an entry-level offering. Overall from the front-facing side, it looks a lot like the Galaxy J2 Core.
The A2 Core recent appearance at the Geekbench reveals it will be running on the Exynos 7870 chipset with 1GB RAM. The leaked image also confirms the device will be available in blue color. The other hardware details are still in the dark, we can expect more details will appear in the coming days. Stay tuned.