The Korean tech giant has quietly increased the prices of the devices under the Galaxy A, F and M-series. The price hike took place on the three smartphones: Galaxy A12, Galaxy M02s and Galaxy F02s. An amount of Rs. 500 is increased on each device, and it applies to all the variants.
While the price hike took place so far, there’s no official statement or release note regarding this from Samsung. Presently, the new prices are live on Samsung India’s official online store and the offline stores. It is being rumored that the company has increased the prices due to the shortage of chips globally. It is unsure whether these hikes are permanent or for a limited span.
Galaxy A12 price hike
Samsung introduced the Galaxy A12 in markets at a price tag of Rs. 13,499 for the 4GB RAM + 64GB Storage and Rs. 13,999 for the 4GB RAM + 128GB storage variant. After a ₹500 price hike, the 4GB RAM + 64GB variant is now available at Rs. 13,499, and the top variant carries a price tag of Rs. 14,499.
Galaxy M02s price
At the time of launch, the Galaxy M02s was priced at Rs. 8,999 for the 3GB RAM + 32GB storage variant and for Rs. 9,499. The 4GB RAM + 64GB storage model. At present, the devices are available at Rs. 9,499 and Rs. 10,499 respectively after a ₹500 price hike.
Galaxy F02s price
In April 2021, Samsung launched the Galaxy F02s in Indian markets at a starting price of Rs. 8,999 for the 3GB RAM + 32GB storage model. At the same time, the 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variant was priced at Rs. 9,999. Unfortunately, the price hike also took place on the Galaxy F02s. And now, after a ₹500 price hike, the devices cost around Rs. 9,499 for the base variant and Rs. 10,499 for the top variant.