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Samsung Galaxy F14 5G India launch set for March 24 via Flipkart; The Geekbench listing mentions the Exynos 1330 SoC


Samsung Galaxy F14 5G is scheduled to be launched in India on March 24. Samsung has confirmed the arrival of the new F series smartphone in the country via Flipkart. The listing on the online market reveals some of the features of the upcoming Galaxy F14 5G. It shows that the phone will run on Android 13 OneUI 5.0 and will receive operating system upgrades for two years with four years of security updates. The Galaxy F14 5G is powered by a 5nm processor and packs a 6000mAh battery. Separately, a Samsung smartphone believed to be the Galaxy F14 5G has surfaced on benchmarking site Geekbench. It is shown with Exynos 1330 SoC and 6GB of RAM.

Flipkart, via a dedicated landing page on its website, has teased the India launch of the Samsung Galaxy F14 5G. According to the teaser, the phone will go official in the country on March 24 and the launch event will start at 12 noon IST. However, the pricing details of the smartphone are not known at present.

The Flipkart listing states that the Galaxy F14 5G will run on Android 13 based on OneUI 5.0. Samsung promises two years of OS upgrades along with four security updates for the new phone. It is also equipped with a 5nm processor and a large 6000mAh battery. The list suggests two color options for the phone.

Separately, a Samsung smartphone has been spotted on the Geekbench website with model number SM-E146B. The listing is believed to be the Galaxy F14 5G. It scored 811 points in the single-core test and 2120 points in the multi-core test. The listing mentions 6GB of RAM and the Android 13 operating system.

According to the listing, the phone will be powered by an octa-core chipset. It features two CPU cores at a maximum clock speed of 2.40GHz and six cores at 2.00GHz. These CPU speeds indicate the presence of the Exynos 1330 on the Galaxy F14 5G.

Additionally, the model number SM-E146B has appeared on Samsung’s support page for India as well. Indicates the dual SIM support of the device.

Tend to be priced Galaxy F14 5G around Rs. 15,000 in India. Galaxy F13 was launched in India in June last year with a price tag of Rs. 11,999 for the base 4GB + 64GB storage variant. 4GB + 128GB model priced at Rs. 12999.

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Joanna Swanson

Joanna Swanson is Europe correspondent at the Thomson Reuters Foundation based in Brussels covering politics, culture, business, climate change, society, economies and inclusive tech. With specific focus in breaking news, she has covered some of the world's most significant stories.