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Samsung ramps up its budget-friendly A-series lineup in the Philippines with the launch of two devices – Galaxy A12 and A02s.

Galaxy A12 - All ColorsGalaxy A12 has a 6.5-inch HD+ TFT LCD Infinity-V display and is powered by an MT6765 SoC along with up to 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage.

At the back, you get a 48MP main camera, a 5MP ultra-wide unit, and a pair of 2MP units for macro and depth sensing. Upfront is an 8MP snapper.

Galaxy A02s - BlueGalaxy A02s, on the other hand, sports the same display but switches up the processor to a Snapdragon 450. It’s got 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage.

For optics, the device boasts a 13MP main rear camera plus the same pair of 2MP sensors. Upfront, you get a 5MP unit. Both the A12 and A02s run on One UI and house a 5,000mAh battery. The former supports 15W fast-charging.

Specifications and Pricing

Display6.5" HD+ TFT LCD, Infinity-V6.5" HD+ TFT LCD, Infinity-V
Dimensions164 x 75.8 x 8,9mm164.2 x 75.9 x 9.1mm
ProcessorOcta 2.3GHzOcta 1.8GHz
mSDUp to 128GBUp to 128GB
CameraRear 48MP (F2.0)Rear 13MP (F2.0)
5MP (F2.2 UW)2MP (F2.4 Depth)
2MP (F2.4 Depth)2MP (F2.4 Macro)
2MP (F2.4 Macro)
Front 8MP (F2.2)Front 5MP (F2.2)
Connectivity4G LTE4G LTE
OthersSide Fingerprint, , Face Recognition,
15W Fast ChargingDolby Atmos
Dolby Atmos
Price6GB+128GB - PHP 9,990PHP 6,990
4GB+128GB - PHP 7,990
Design6GB+128GB - Black, BlueBlack, Blue
4GB+128GB - Black, White

Promos and Payment Methods

The Samsung Galaxy A12 6GB+128GB variant will be available via 0% interest for 6 months of Home Credit installment when purchased from February 5 to March 31.

On the other hand, those who’ll purchase a Galaxy A12 from February 5 to 14 will receive a FREE 1-year subscription to Viu.

For more information, click here.

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Emman has been writing technical and feature articles since 2010. Prior to this, he became one of the instructors at Asia Pacific College in 2008, and eventually landed a job as Business Analyst and Technical Writer at Integrated Open Source Solutions for almost 3 years.