It’s slow, the camera sucks, and it’s missing a lot of features, but it’s a great price for those on a strict budget or who need a long-term secure ‘beater’
Not everyone needs or can afford a $1,000 flagship phone, but how much money can you save before a cheap phone crosses over from “affordable” to “terrible?” That’s a line in the sand that moves every year from manufacturer to manufacturer and person to person. For me, the 2021 A02s rides the very edge. This is almost precisely the minimum viable smartphone, but it’s $110 brand new, and Samsung promises an unbelievable four years of updates.
Samsung Galaxy A02s review: Turns out you can make a pretty decent $110 phone in 2021 was written by the awesome team at Android Police.