Samsung mobile one of the tech gaints in the smartphone and technology world is starting a brand new A series which was unveiled in March 2019 as the Samsung Galaxy A30 Android, which is powered with a 6.4-inch Infinity-U Super AMOLED screen and a 4000mAh battery capacity. Samsung Galaxy A30 is a mid-range member of the Samsung’s 2019 A Series.
The Samsung Galaxy A series focused more on cameras in the designing of this A series and they are also built with bigger and massive screen display. Just like its other A Series smartphones, the Galaxy a30 is also delicate and can get scratched quite easily hence, it requires and also advised for it to be sheltered with a phone case and a screen protector all the time in order to keep the design of the phone in place and hopefully beautify it more. The Samsung a30 smartphones comes with a fingerprint sensor scanner, which is mounted at the rear.
The Samsung a30 comes in two variants: the 3GB RAM and 32GB ROM, and another one with 4GB RAM and 64GB ROM. The smartphone ships Android 9.0 Pie out of the box and features Samsung’s new One UI which is intended to help all users operate the smartphone effectively and with ease with just one hand regardless of the size.
The new smartphone offers a dual rear camera setup; 16MP+5MP along with a 16-MP front selfie shooter which ensures you enjoy crystal clear pictures and breathtaking video quality. For the battery, it comes with a robust 4000-mAh non-removable battery with 15W fast battery charging.
Samsung Galaxy A30 Price in Nigeria
Samsung Galaxy A30 price in Nigeria is known to be very affordable and the smartphone is available across online and offline stores in Nigeria. The price of the 3GB/32GB variant goes for about ₦62,000 while, the 4GG/64GB model will cost about ₦87,000. This price range may fluctuate because of the location or period of purchase. This is a standard smartphone that serves as a cheaper alternative to bigger phones in the same series.
Samsung Galaxy A30 Specs and features
- 4-inch 19.5:9 Super AMOLED Infinity U screen with Full-HD+
- 1080 x 2340 pixels Screen resolution
- RAM: 3GB/4GB
- Back camera: 16-megapixel sensor with an f/1.7 lens and a 5-megapixel sensor with an f/2.2 len Front camera: 16-megapixel sensor with a fixed-focus f/2.2 lens
- Processor: Exynos 7885 with two main Cortex-A73 cores and six energy-efficient Cortex-A53 at 1.6 GHz processor.
- 32GB/64GB of inbuilt storage, expandable up to 512GB via a microSD card slot
- USB Otg Support: Yes
- Phone Dimensions: 158.5 by 74.5 by 7.7 millimeters
- Weight: 165 grams
- Material: front glass/plastic body
- Colors: Blue, Black, White
- SIM: Single SIM option (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM option (Nano-SIM with dual stand-by)
- Battery: 4,000mAh capacity with Fast charging
Samsung Galaxy A30 Reviews
Design and Display
The Samsung Galaxy A30 has a 3D glass cover design, which makes it look more shiny and has an amazing body build. The 3D Glasstic design is the combination of both glass and plastic materials and the bezels at the top are reduced. It features an infinity-U display with a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 front cover.
The Samsung a30 arrives with a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED Infinity U screen with Full-HD+ (1080×2340 pixels) resolution and 19.5:9 aspect ratio. On the smartphone, is found a notch up top housing the front-facing selfie shooter, also called the Infinity U display. You can find the fingerprint sensor scanner, mounted at the back.
The Samsung a30 is water and dust proof. The smartphone comes as a single SIM and dual SIM options both of which are engineered with a dedicated MicroSD card slot for expanding the storage capacity. The smartphone is available in three color options to choose from; Blue, White, and Black.
Samsung Galaxy A30 comes with a smaller camera spec although, it arrives with three cameras in total.At the back of the smartphone sits a dual camera setup, which consist of 16-megapixel sensor with an f/1.7 lens and a 5-megapixel sensor with an f/2.2 lens.
While at the front, the Infinity-U screen display houses a single 16-megapixel sensor with a fixed-focus f/2.2 lens and it also packs a brighter aperture, and doubles as a Face Unlock sensor. The front selfie and rear cameras have the capability to record up to 1080p videos at 30fps.
The rear camera setup again features an LED flash, Panorama, and High Dynamic Range mode (HDR). There are also different camera modes available on the Samsung Galaxy a30 including Pro, Photo, Video and Live Focus. All these can be selected from the bottom bar of the phone while a toggle allows you to switch between the main and ultra wide-angle lens.
The Samsung Galaxy a30 mobile comes with a handful of network and connectivity feature, which includes the 4G LTE, USB Type C (USB 2.0), WiFi, WiFi hotspot, GPS, Bluetooth, a 3.5mm jack, and others. The Samsung Galaxy A30 gets an upgrade with a more powerful Exynos 7904 chipset. This chipset features a dual-cluster architecture with a dual-core processor and a hexa-core processor clocked at 1.8GHz and 1.6GHz respectively.
The Galaxy A30 is powered by a Exynos 7885 with two main Cortex-A73 cores and six energy-efficient Cortex-A53 at 1.6 GHz processor. It is made available in two different models, there is the 3GB/4GB of RAM, 32GB/64GB of inbuilt storage, which are expandable up to 512GB via a microSD card slot.
The Samsung a30 is fueled by a 4000mAh battery capacity with Fast charging, which can last for hours on a single charge. The smartphone also comes with Samsung Pay. Samsung Galaxy A30 is a lovely smartphone which offers a really long-lasting battery life and decent general performance both for light and heavy users.
Samsung Galaxy A30 Specifications
Here are a few specs of the Samsung Galaxy A30:
- Platform: Android 9.0 Pie
- Processor: Octa-core Processor, 1.8GHz dual-core + 1.6GHz hexa-core (Exynos 7904)
- GPU: Mali-G71 MP2
- Memory: 3GB RAM or 4GB RAM
- Colours: Black, Blue, Red
- Dimension: 158.5 x 74.7 x 7.7 mm
- Weight: 165 g
- SIM Type: Nano SIM
- SIM Count: Single SIM or Dual SIM
- Display: 6.4-inch, Super AMOLED Infinity-U Display, 1080 x 2340 pixels (403 ppi)
- Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 3
- Rear Camera: 16MP + 5MP Dual Camera, 1080p Video@30fps
- Rear Camera Features: PDAF, LED flash, Geo-tagging, HDR, panorama
- Front Camera: 16MP camera, f/2.0, 1080p Full HD
- Built-in Storage: 32GB (with 3GB RAM) or 64GB (with 4GB RAM)
- Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 512GB
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
- 2G GSM: Yes
- 2G CDMA 1X: –
- 3G WCDMA: Yes, 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
- 3G CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: Yes, LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: 42.2/5.76 Mbps
- CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: Yes
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 5.0 with A2DP, LE
- NFC: No
- Infrared Blaster: –
- USB Port: USB Type C (USB 2.0)
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: –
- Music Player: Yes, MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA
- Video Player: Yes, MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM
- FM Radio: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: No
- SpO2: –
- Pedometer: –
- Heart Rate Monitor: –
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Rear)
- Iris Scanner: –
- Face Unlock: Yes
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: Yes (with dedicated mic)
- Wireless Charging: –
- Built-in Mobile Payment: –
- Water Resistant: –
- Dust Resistant: –
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: Yes
- Battery: 4000 mAh Li-Po battery (Non-removable)
- Internet Usage Time: up to 14 hours (LTE), upto 15 hours (Wi-Fi), up to 12 hours (3G)
- Video Playback Time: up to 18 hours
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: Yes (up to 15W)