Samsung Galaxy A30s – All you need to know

Meet the newly launched, Samsung Galaxy A30s or as we are calling it the ‘updated version of the Samsung Galaxy A30’. So, after a few months only, the largest manufacturer of phones i.e. Samsung announced that it is going drop in another bomb in the market in the form of Galaxy A30s. Now as you guys know, we just can’t help but review it in-depth for you so there are no regrets after you’ve made the purchase. We will also be comparing Samsung A30 vs. A30s just to know that what all the hype is about and if there are any changes at all. So, without any further due, let’s get our hands dirty!

Now without any doubt, the A30 and A50 series of Samsung Galaxy has been one of the most successful ones for the brand. There are some serious buyers for the series and now, in fact, some loyalists too. In fact, A30 has got the bigger bite of success, unlike the A50. It is the reason why A30s has been launched.

Display and Design

You get a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED display that is power-packed with the 720 x 1560 pixels resolution. It has a 268 PPI density. So here, boys and girls, you don’t get an upgrade but instead, you get a downgrade as the A30 has a 1080 x 2340 pixels and a 403 PPI density. The screen size remains the same for both the smartphones and the screen-body ratio as well. The high price range doesn’t at all do justice to the smaller resolution of the screen.

Operating System

The Galaxy A30s comes with Android 9 Pie and there are no hopes for it to be upgraded to the Android 10, which is the latest version of the operating system. Majority of the Samsung phones that are being launched now are coming equipped with the latest version. Moreover, both the smartphones are powered by Octa-core (2×1.8 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6×1.6 GHz Cortex-A53) and there is no difference in the GPU as well i.e. Mali-G71 MP2. Long story short, you wouldn’t find any difference in the operating system for A30s and A30.

Power and Performance

The A30s features the chipset Exynos 7885 whereas the A30 had the chipset Exynos 7904. Now, most of the people will be fooled by the numbers. Some might feel that the A30s has an older version of the chipset while the A30 has the latest version, but it isn’t the case. The chipset Exynos 7885 is newer version and it is improved with more powerful performance in terms of battery life as well. Comparatively, it is safe to say that there has been a fair amount of update from the Exynos 7904 to the Exynos 7885. So yes, it will make your phone faster and much better with efficient performance.

Moving on, the RAM storage is the same i.e. 32GB for both the smartphones. However, for all you data bugs over there, you can extend the storage to 128GB, which is a lot. I mean, no matter how many ugly selfies you save or the random memes you store on your phone, the storage won’t run dow on you.

Camera of Samsung Galaxy A30s

You get a triple camera setup with the newly launched A30s. The main camera is of 25MP with the f/1.7 aperture while the A30 had a 16MP main camera with f/1.7 aperture. The main difference also includes that in A30, you get just two cameras but in A30s you get triple cameras. It is something amazing for people who like taking pictures. You get an ultra-wide camera of 8 MP and a depth sensor camera of 5MP. The selfie camera remains the same for both smartphones.

In-Display Fingerprint Sensor

For people who have been using the A30, know that there has been no in-display fingerprint sensor. Now with the Samsung Galaxy A30s you get a fully geared up in-display fingerprint sensor. However, it is nothing to be really happy about because all the fingerprint sensors that can be found in the Galaxy A series are extremely faulty. Even the fingerprint sensor in A70 sucks, so now you can just imagine it for the A30s. Instead of the in-display fingerprint sensor they could have shot for a lower price because that would have been more considerable. But, what to do because, ‘shashke bhi zaruri dekhane hain’.

Battery life of Samsung Galaxy A30s

No change here guys! You get a 4,000 mAh battery with the A30 and you get a 4,000 mAh battery with A30s too. It was expected that the battery will be improved with A30s, but sadly, we get nothing. However, you can get a better battery performance, all thanks to the upgraded chipset. The rest of it is Same Ol’ Same Ol’.


I don’t want to say it, but Samsung is definitely making a fool of the consumers by actually decreasing the resolution of the A30s and yet marketing it as an updated version or a newer version of the A30. A big LOL over there! Moreover, the in-display fingerprint is completely useless, for sure.


Now moving Taylor-Swiftly to the good aspects of this phone. The first good thing about the A30s is the triple camera system because you didn’t get that with the Samsung Galaxy A30. Secondly, the Samsung Galaxy A30s has an upgraded chipset that makes the phone much more efficient and provides more power as well. For people who love change, there are a lot of color variants available in the A30s which wasn’t the case for the A30 because there were just four color variants available.

Concluding it all, the phone is not so bad and does have value for money at the mid-range price point. If they had positioned it on a price higher than Rs. 40,000 then it would have been a total waste. However, we feel that Samsung should look over its prices, generally. It isn’t that we need another Apple in this world that has their phone prices, touching the skies.

Moreover, if you don’t feel like settling on this one yet, no worries. You can check a myriad list of smartphones on PriceOye and know the differences in their features, specs, as well as the prices.