Samsung Galaxy A30 & A50 – Review

Samsung Galaxy A30 & A50 – Review

Other mid-range smartphones of the Samsung Galaxy A series are the A30 and the A50. Although both devices are very similar in term of specifications, they however differ in price. While the Samsung galaxy A30 is sold for N76, 000, the Samsung galaxy A50 goes for N100, 000/N110, 000.


Samsung Galaxy A30

Display                            6.4 FHD+ Infinity-U display, 1920 x 1080 pixels

Processor                        2.2Ghz Octa-core Exynos 7904 chipset

RAM                                 4GB

Internal Storage            32GB/64GB, Dedicated card slot (expandable up to 512GB)

Software                          Android 9 Pie based One UI

Primary Camera            6MP (F1.7) + 5MP (F2.2, Ultra-wide)

Front Camera                16MP

Fingerprint sensor        Yes, rear-mounted

Battery                             4000mAh with fast charging supported


Samsung Galaxy A50


Display                            16.21cm (6.4″) FHD+ Super AMOLED Infinity-U.

Processor                        Exynos 9610. Octa-Core.

RAM                                4GB/6GB

Internal Storage            64GB

Software                         Android Pie. Samsung One UI

Rear Camera                 25MP (F1.7) 8MP (F2.2) 5MP (F2.2)

Front Camera               25MP (F2.0)

Battery                           4000mAh. 15W Fast Charging. USB Type C.

Fingerprint sensor       On-Screen Fingerprint Sensor


Design, Display & Performance

Both the A50 and A30 have exactly the same  sleek and stylish design with the same dimensions and screen size. They both come with a 6.4-inch -1080 x 2340- Super AMOLED FHD + Infinity-U display protected with Gorilla Glass 3, and the same thickness at 7.7mm.

They are also both powered by Samsung’s latest One UI version 1.1 based on top of Android 9 Pie. But while the A50 comes with with 4GB/6GB of RAM and 64GB/128GB of storage, and is driven by Exynos 9610 Octa-Core, A30 is built on Exynos 7904 Octa-Core processor designed for multi-tasking and easy navigation and comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB of storage.

The fingerprint sensor on the A50 is embedded on the screen which is actually more beneficial than having it at the rear like the A30.



While you get a triple camera setup on the A50, the A30 however comes with a dual camera setup. On the A50 rear camera set up, you have a 25MP Low light + 8MP ultra wide + 5MP depth sensor camera to support Light Focus Portraits and a 25MP selfie camera without the benefits of wide or depth lenses.

The A30 houses a 16MP selfie camera on the front of the device, and a dual camera set up at the rear which consists of a 16MP Low Light lens + 5MP Ultra wide camera lens.

From the camera spec, we can tell you that although both phones capture quality images, the A50 however captures more detailed and excellent pictures.



The A50 and A30 are both powered by 4000mAh non removable battery board which supports fast charging at 15Watt with USB type c. The battery takes about an hour and 40 minutes for a full charge and last up to a day with just a single charge.


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