Galaxy M01 Core – Samsung’s cheapest M-series smartphone launched in Nepal

Samsung Galaxy M01 Core Launched specs price in Nepal availability
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About a couple of months ago, Samsung Galaxy A01 Core popped up in the Indonesian smartphone market. Samsung launched the device in the Indian subcontinent under the Galaxy M01 Core moniker. And now, it has made its way into the Nepalese market. Let’s check the specs, features, official price, and availability of Samsung Galaxy M01 Core in Nepal.

Samsung Galaxy M01 Core Overview

Display and Design

Given its budget nature, the Galaxy M01 Core bears an outdated design. While modern budget devices are moving to notch and punch-hole display, M01 Core comes with traditional bezels. It features a 5.3-inch PLS TFT LCD screen with an HD+ resolution of 1480 x 720 pixels. The chin is reduced to what we saw on the J2 Core 2020 and thus, there is no place for any physical button or branding.Samsung Galaxy M01 Core design color options

The majority of the back panel is covered with stripes. Samsung is calling it a stripe design, because duh. A pill-shaped module houses a rear camera and an LED flash. Samsung Galaxy M01 Core is 8.6mm thick and is available in three different colors – Black, Blue, Red.

Processor and Memory

Here, the phone is equipped with MediaTek’s MT6769 chipset. It consists of four ARM Cortex A53 cores clocked at 1.5 GHz. It is available in two memory configurations. The base variant comes with 1GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. Similarly, the other variant pairs 2GB of RAM with 32GB of internal storage. Users can expand the storage up to 512GB with the help of a microSD card. The phone runs on the Go edition of the Android 10 operating system.


Samsung Galaxy M01 Core Camera setup

Samsung Galaxy M01 Core features a total of two cameras; one at the rear and one at the front. The rear camera has an 8MP sensor and f/2.2 aperture. It supports autofocus and can shoot FHD videos at 30fps. It is enclosed by a pill-shaped module, alongside an LED flash.

Similarly, the 5MP front camera has an aperture of f/2.4.

Battery and rest of the specs

The device gets its juice from the 3,000mAh battery which boasts of 17 hours of talk time. Similarly, Samsung claims that the Galaxy M01 Core can provide 11 hours of offline video playback and 14 hours of internet browsing (over 4G LTE network). When it runs out of juice, you can charge the device via the micro-USB port. It supports GPS and Glonass for navigation and positioning. Sadly, there is no fingerprint sensor for biometrics.

Samsung Galaxy M01 Core Battery

Samsung Galaxy M01 Core Specifications:

  • Dimension: 141.7 x 67.5 x 8.6mm, 150 grams
  • Display:  5.3-inch PLS TFT LCD, 1480 x 720 pixels
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6739
  • Chipset: Quad-core (4 x 1.5 GHz ARM Cortex – A53)
  • RAM: 1/2GB
  • Storage: 16/32GB (expandable up to 512GB)
  • Rear Camera: 8MP primary camera, f/2.2
  • Front Camera: 5MP camera, f/2.4
  • Connectivity: 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz), Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/Glonass, micro USB port
  • OS: Android 10 (Go)
  • Colors: Blue, Black, Red

Samsung Galaxy M01 Core Price in Nepal and Availability

Samsung Galaxy M01 Core is now available in Nepal at the price of Rs. 8,399 for the base 1/16GB variant. Similarly, the 2/32GB configuration retails for Rs. 9,999. You can buy Samsung Galaxy M01 Core from different Samsung retail stores across Nepal.

Smartphone model Price in Nepal (Official)
Samsung Galaxy M01 Core (1/16GB) Rs. 8,399
Samsung Galaxy M01 Core (2/32GB) Rs. 9,999
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