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Samsung Galaxy A30

Samsung Galaxy A30
$229
Brand: Samsung
Category: Phones
  • Display 6.4-inch 1080 x 2340 pixels Full-HD++ display
  • Camera 16 MP + 5 MP Main / 16 MP front
  • Storage 32/64 GB
  • RAM 3/4 GB
  • CPU Octa-core 1.8 GHz, Exynos 7904
  • OS Android 9.0 (Pie)

Our Rating

The review rating is based on accessment of the device by experts, and opinions of trusted YouTube reviewers.

9
  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 9 / 10
  • Camera Quality 9 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 9 / 10
  • Battery Performance 9 / 10

Overview

Samsung Galaxy A30 is yet another device from Samsung under the latest A-series. But unlike the Galaxy A20 and the A10, Samsung Galaxy A30 comes with updated specifications and features. Although the screen remains 6.4-inch display, but the resolution is pushed to Full-HD+ (1080 x 2340 pixels), instead of the HD+ display in the Galaxy A20.

The CPU on Galaxy A30 is also updated to the Exynos 7904 CPU. This is a 14nm Octa-core CPU clocked at 1.8GHz, integrated with along Mali-G71 MP2, 3/4 GB of RAM and 32/64 GB expandable internal storage.

The camera department includes a dual rear 16 MP + 5 MP Main sensor, featuring PDAF, f/1.7 aperture and a single LED flash. At the front, there’s yet another large 16-megapixel front-facing camera for selfie and video chats. The Galaxy A30 comes with Google Android 9.0 Pie, with support for either a single or dual SIM models.

The device retains same 4000mAh built-in battery, with 15W fast charging features, along with USB Type-C interface, and Android 9.0 (Pie) out of the box. Other key specifications and silent features of the Samsung Galaxy A30 are detailed in the table below.

Full Specifications

NETWORK

Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM only)
3G Network Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network Bands LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps

LAUNCH

Also Known As -
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BODY

Dimensions 158.5 x 74.7 x 7.7 mm (6.24 x 2.94 x 0.30 in)
Weight 165 g (5.82 oz)
Build Front glass, plastic body
SIM Type Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

DISPLAY

Display Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.4 inches, 100.5 cm2 (~85.0% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~403 ppi density)

PLATFORM

Operating System Android 9.0 (Pie) One UI
Chipset Samsung Exynos 7904 (14 nm)
CPU Octa-core (2x1.8 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU Mali-G71 MP2

MEMORY

RAM + ROM 3/4 GB
Card Slot microSD, up to 1 TB (dedicated slot)

MAIN CAMERA

Camera Type Double Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) 16 MP + 5 MP Main camera
Camera Features Autofocus
Face detection
F/1.9 aperture
LED Flash
Panorama
HDR
5 MP, f/2.2, 12mm (ultrawide) (second camera)
Video Resolution 1080p@30/240fps

SELFIE CAMERA

Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 5-megapixel
Camera Features F/2.0 aperture
FaceID
Face beautification
HDR
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes
Speaker Location Placed at the basement
Audio Jack Type Yes, 3.5mm audio jack

CONNECTIVITY

Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
NFC
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
FM Radio FM radio

BATTERY

Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery
Wireless Charging No
Talk Time Talk Time is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower. Up to 33 hours
Stand-by Up to 740 hours

OTHER FEATURES

Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Box Contents Charging Brick / USB cable

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