In March 2019, Samsung launched a new smartphone to increase its A flagship series by one. We are talking about the new Samsung Galaxy A30. Once again, Samsung looks to make a meaningful splash both in the A-series lineup and in the budget smartphone market as well.
While this Samsung phone is affordable, it still features some usual and cool features we’ve experienced in the A-series lineup and of course, some serious upgrades. This device makes a difference with a better camera, display, battery, operation, and many more. There’s so much more to uncover about the all-new Samsung Galaxy A30, I mean in details. Let’s jump into it.
Table of Contents
- 1 Samsung Galaxy A30 Price, and Spec List
- 2 Samsung Galaxy A30 Camera
- 3 Samsung Galaxy A30 Display
- 4 Samsung Galaxy A30 Battery
- 5 Samsung Galaxy A30 Performance
- 6 Samsung Galaxy A30 Security
- 7 Samsung Galaxy A30 Memory
- 8 Samsung Galaxy A30 Sensors
- 9 Samsung Galaxy A30 Connectivity
- 10 Samsung Galaxy A30 Design
Samsung Galaxy A30 Price, and Spec List
- Launch: March 2019
- SIM: Single Nano-SIM (4FF)
- Network: 2G GSM/ 3G UMTS/ 4G FDD LTE/ 4G TDD LTE
- Display: 162.1mm (6.4 inches)
- OS: Android 9.0 (Pie)
- Security: Face recognition/Fingerprint scanner
- Processor: Octa-Core 1.8GHz, 1.6GHz
- Storage: 64GB
- RAM: 4GB
- Camera: Front (16MP) Rear (16MP + 5MP)
- Battery: 4000mAh
- Price ON Jumia: NGN 67,000
Samsung Galaxy A30 Camera
We’ve experienced cool camera technologies and beauty packages in Samsung’s A-series and this time it gets even better on Samsung A30. The Samsung Galaxy A30 houses a 16MP selfie camera with an F2.0 aperture which captures clear and high-resolution selfies. At the rear, this device sports a 16MP camera with an F1.7 aperture which ensures that you capture bright and clear photos both day and night and a 123-degree ultra-wide camera 5MP with an aperture of F2.2 which lets you fit more of your world in a single shot, making a dual rear camera setup.
Optimized Photos and Flawless Shots
And speaking of beauty packages, this Samsung new phone gives you a total of 19 modes of optimized photos and flaw detection for flawless shots. Let’s take it one after the other. The Galaxy A30 is equipped with artificial intelligence that lets it automatically optimize subjects based on 19 different scenes some of which include food, flowers, indoor, person, and so on. As the name goes, the flaw detection is there to notify you of any flaw in your photo so you can take flawless pictures of yourself with your friends. For instance, the Galaxy A30 will let you know if someone blinked, there is too much backlighting or your subject is blurry.
Samsung Galaxy A30 Display
It’s almost as if you can hold the single display of the Samsung Galaxy A30 because it comes with a bezel-less 6.4 inches edge-to-edge Infinity-U display FHD+ Super AMOLED screen with a resolution of FHD+ 2340 × 1080. This display will ensure that you get the most from your screen-time, immersing you completely in your favorite games and videos. Also, the 6.4 inches super AMOLED display of this Samsung new phone has a 16M colour depth, giving you a better resolution, saturation, and clarity on your screen.See Today’s Price
Samsung Galaxy A30 Battery
The Samsung Galaxy A30 packs a non-removable 4000mAh battery which can power you for up to 12 hours nonstop on a 3G internet usage, up to 14 hours on 4G LTE internet usage, and on Wi-Fi internet usage, up to 15 hours nonstop. On 3G WCDMA talk time, this device can keep you going for up to 23 hours.
With this new device, you can enjoy your entertainment with less worry about battery life. The Samsung Galaxy A30 runs for up to 18 hours nonstop on Video playback and up to 77 hours on audio playback. It gets even better. This device charges fast as well. The Samsung Galaxy A30 has a super-fast 15W charging, so you really don’t have to miss your device for too long.
Samsung Galaxy A30 Performance
An Octa-core 1.8GHz, 1.6GHz processor powers the Galaxy A30. This device also comes with an Android 9.0 Pie operating system which is the latest version of the Android operating system. Along with that Android 9 Pie, comes One UI. With One UI, you enjoy a faster and easier reach to your contents and features. The Galaxy A30 also has a Night mode option to ease user interface experience in the dark.
All these, going from the processor to the One UI, make for a super-fast, easy and smart operation.
Samsung Galaxy A30 Security
One of the sensors featured on this phone is a fingerprint sensor carefully placed at the rear to unlock your device with just one touch at the rear. More so, the Galaxy A30 also features a Face Recognition technology which lets you access your smartphone data with just a glance at the screen simply holding it to your face. This means that your phone only recognizes you as its owner and will not give access to just anyone, ensuring that your phone data does not fall into the wrong hands.
This device takes your device security as far as your data themselves. The Galaxy A30 sports Samsung Secure Folder, special software that lets users create private and encrypted space to store contents such as photos, documents, and voice recording files under an additional layer of protection.
Samsung Galaxy A30 Memory
As for how much data you can store in this device, you can store a lot; videos, photos, games, apps and many more. The Samsung Galaxy A30 gives you an internal or inbuilt memory of 64GB, a RAM of 4GB, and an up to 512GB external memory support using a microSD card.
Samsung Galaxy A30 Sensors
An accelerometer, a fingerprint sensor, a gyro sensor, a geomagnetic sensor, a Hall sensor, a light sensor, and finally, a proximity senor all feature on the Samsung Galaxy A30. Featuring all these sensors, the device can feel or sense almost every touch and move you make on it and respond accordingly.
Samsung Galaxy A30 Connectivity
With the Galaxy A30, you get a SIM 1 + microSD slot featuring just a Nano-SIM (4FF). Moving forward on the network connectivity, this device lets you enjoy anything from 2G to 4G TDD/FDD LTE. It also allows for direct Wi-Fi connection, featuring an 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2.4G+5GHz, VTHT80 rated WI-FI connectivity. This device also features four standard location technologies going from GPS, Glonass, Beidou, to Galileo. Also, the Galaxy A30 features a USB version 2.0 with a USB interface type-C and a 3.5mm stereo ear jack.
And with this Samsung new phone, you don’t have to worry about losing your old files in your previous device. This device features Samsung’s Smart Switch which allows you to transfer your data and apps from older Samsung devices, other Android devices, and iPhones to your new device.
Samsung Galaxy A30 Design
The Galaxy A30 brings a modern feel of a smartphone, offering you a sleek, premium, and yet, durable design. The Samsung Galaxy A30 is as thin as 7.7mm and has a glossy finish, making it very light and smooth to touch. The fingerprint sensor that features on this device is discreetly placed to ensure durability. The Galaxy A30 also features a 3D glass back.
So far, which of the features of the all-new Samsung Galaxy A30 did you find fascinating and impressive? Let us know in your comments. As for me, it is the ultra-wide-angle, Infinity U-Display, long-lasting battery and fasting charging, the CPU speed, and more. That will be all for now.
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