Samsung Galaxy A30
Display: Super AMOLED
Camera: Dual, 16 MP, f/1.7, 27mm (wide), PDAF 5 MP, f/2.2, 12mm, (ultrawide)
Storage: 32GB, 64GB
RAM: 3GB, 4GB
CPU: Octa-core (2x1.8 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53)
OS: Android 9.0 (Pie), upgradable to Android 10, One UI 2.0
Battery: Li-Po 4000 mAh, non-removable
The Samsung Galaxy A30 is a mid-range smartphone that offers a combination of impressive features and affordability. With its sleek design, reliable performance, capable camera system, and long-lasting battery life, the Galaxy A30 aims to deliver a satisfying user experience without breaking the bank. Let’s dive deeper into its key aspects.
Samsung Galaxy A30 Price and Accessibility Review
The Samsung Galaxy A30 falls into the mid-range category, making it an attractive option for budget-conscious consumers. Its competitive pricing makes it accessible to a wide range of users, offering excellent value for money. The device is widely available through various retailers and online platforms, making it easily obtainable for interested buyers.
Samsung Galaxy A30 Performance Review
Powered by an octa-core Exynos 7904 processor and 4GB of RAM, the Galaxy A30 delivers a smooth and lag-free performance in day-to-day usage. Whether you’re browsing the web, running multiple apps simultaneously, or playing casual games, the device handles tasks with ease. While it may not match the processing power of high-end flagship devices, the Galaxy A30 offers a reliable and efficient performance for its price range.
Samsung Galaxy A30 Design Review
The Samsung Galaxy A30 features an eye-catching design with a glossy back panel and slim profile. Its 6.4-inch Super AMOLED display dominates the front, offering vibrant colors and sharp visuals. The thin bezels and Infinity-U notch add to the immersive viewing experience, making it ideal for media consumption and gaming. The device feels comfortable to hold and is relatively lightweight, making it convenient for one-handed use.
Samsung Galaxy A30 Camera Review
The Galaxy A30 boasts a dual-camera setup on the rear, consisting of a 16MP primary lens and a 5MP ultra-wide lens. The primary camera captures detailed and vibrant photos, while the ultra-wide lens allows you to capture a wider field of view. The camera app offers a range of shooting modes and features, including Live Focus for bokeh effects and Pro mode for manual control. The 16MP front-facing camera captures sharp and detailed selfies, ensuring that your self-portraits look great.
Samsung Galaxy A30 Software Review
The Galaxy A30 runs on Samsung’s One UI, based on Android. One UI provides a user-friendly and intuitive interface, with well-optimized performance and a host of customization options. The device comes preloaded with a range of Samsung apps and services, as well as access to the Google Play Store for downloading additional apps to enhance your smartphone experience.
Samsung Galaxy A30 Battery Life and Charging Review
One of the standout features of the Galaxy A30 is its impressive battery life. With its 4,000mAh battery, the device easily lasts a full day of moderate to heavy usage. Whether you’re streaming videos, browsing social media, or playing games, the Galaxy A30 has you covered. The device also supports fast charging, allowing you to quickly recharge the battery and get back to using your smartphone.
The Samsung Galaxy A30 offers a compelling package for budget-conscious consumers who desire a feature-rich smartphone without compromising on performance. Its attractive design, vibrant display, capable camera system, user-friendly software, and long-lasting battery life make it a standout option in its price range. If you’re in the market for a reliable and affordable smartphone, the Galaxy A30 is definitely the right choice.
|Announced||2019, February 25|
|Model||Samsung Galaxy A30|
|Versions||SM-A305F, SM-A305FN, SM-A305G, SM-A305GN, SM-A305YN, SM-A3050, SM-A305N, SM-A305GT|
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 &amp;amp; SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 38, 40, 41
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66
|Speed||HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A|
|Dimensions||158.5 x 74.7 x 7.7 mm (6.24 x 2.94 x 0.30 in) Build SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Weight||165 g (5.82 oz)|
|Build Type||Glass front (Gorilla Glass 3), plastic back, plastic frame|
|SIM <strong>SIM</strong> (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages.||Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Display Type <strong>Display Technology => </strong> A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor)||Super AMOLED|
|Size||6.4 inches, 100.5 cm2 (~84.9% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~403 ppi density)|
|Display Protection <strong>Display Protection => </strong> Gorilla Glass is a special alkali-aluminosilicate glass shield with exceptional damage resistance that helps protect mobile displays from scratches, drops, and bumps of everyday use, It is always better to go for a smartphone with Gorilla Glass for that added protection and peace of mind.||Corning Gorilla Glass 3|
|RAM (Memory) <strong>RAM</strong> (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices.||3GB, 4GB|
|Internal Storage <strong>Internal Storage</strong> is a data storage space (flash memory) mostly used in smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices where operating system, apps, music, photos, videos, files and other user data Is stored.||32GB, 64GB|
|Card Slot <strong>Memory Card Slot</strong> is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras.||microSDXC (dedicated slot)|
|Call Record Memory||Yes|
16 MP, f/1.7, 27mm (wide), PDAF
5 MP, f/2.2, 12mm, (ultrawide)
|Camera Features||LED flash, panorama, HDR|
16 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide), 1/3.06&amp;quot;, 1.0µm
|Chipset <strong>Chipset</strong> is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming.||Exynos 7904 (14 nm)|
|CPU <strong>CPU</strong> (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone.||Octa-core (2x1.8 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53)|
|GPU <strong>GPU</strong> (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion.||Mali-G71 MP2|
|Operating System <strong>OS => </strong> Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device.||Android 9.0 (Pie), upgradable to Android 10, One UI 2.0|
|Java Support <strong>Java</strong> for Mobile Devices is a set of technologies that let developers deliver applications and services to all types of mobile handsets, ranging from price efficient feature-phones to the latest smartphones. Java is currently running on over 3 billion phones worldwide, and growing. It offers unrivaled potential for the distribution and monetization of mobile applications.|
|Facebook <strong>Facebook</strong> is a popular free social networking website that allows registered users to create profiles, upload photos and video, send messages and keep in touch with friends, family and colleagues. The site is available in 37 different languages.|
|Youtube <strong>Youtube</strong> is a popular free video-sharing website, Youtube is the largest video sharing site in the world, Millions of users around the world have created accounts on the site that allow them to upload videos that anyone can watch.|
|Bluetooth <strong>Bluetooth</strong> is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices.||5.0, A2DP, LE|
|Infrared <strong>Infrared</strong> connectivity is an old wireless technology used to connect two electronic devices. It uses a beam of infrared light to transmit information and so requires direct line of sight and operates only at close range.|
|Wi-fi <strong>Wi-Fi</strong> is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world.||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|GPS <strong>GPS</strong> The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky.||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS|
|USB||USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go|
|NFC <strong>NFC</strong> (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.|
|HDMI <strong>HDMI</strong> (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is a compact audio/video interface for transferring uncompressed video data and compressed or uncompressed digital audio data from a HDMI-compliant source device to a compatible computer monitor, video projector, digital television, or digital audio device.|
|Audio Jack Type||3.5mm|
|SMS <strong>SMS</strong> (Short Messaging Service) is a text messaging service component of phone, Web, or mobile communication systems. It uses standardized communications protocols to allow mobile phone devices to exchange short text messages over the networks.||Yes|
|MMS <strong>MMS</strong> (Multimedia Messaging Service) is a standard way to send messages that include multimedia content (audio clips, video clips and images) to and from mobile phones over wireless networks using the WAP protocol.|
|Email <strong>Email</strong> (Electronic Mail) is a system for receiving, sending, and storing electronic messages, Similar to a letter, email is text messages that may contain files, images, or other attachments sent via the internet to a recipient by using applications and software prograps. An email address is required to receive email, and that address is unique to the user.||Yes|
|IM <strong>IM</strong> (Instant Messaging) is an exchange of text messages through a software application, it enable you to create a kind of private chat room with another individual in order to communicate in real time over the Internet.||Yes|
|Battery Type <strong>Battery Type => </strong> Cell phones run on various kinds of batteries depending on the manufacturer, phone size or shape and features. There are basically four types of cell phone batteries => Lithium Polymer, Lithium Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium.||Li-Ion (Lithium Ion)|
|Capacity <strong>Battery Capacity</strong> is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions.||4000 mAh|
|Fast Charging||Yes, 15W|
|Sensors <strong>Sensors</strong> are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device.||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Colors||Black, Blue, Red, White|
- A Samsung Galaxy A30
- A USB Type-C Cable
- A printed setup guide and instructions.
- A SIM card tool.