In an event that took place today, Samsung unveiled three new smartphones as part of regaining lost ground with the Indian market. The phones launched are the Samsung Galaxy A50, A30 and the A10. The phones will debut in the mid-tier smartphone segment and are geared towards the growing youth of India and their excessive on the move smartphone requirements.
The three phones in the A series come a notch above the recently launched Galaxy M series. The main draw of these phones is that all of them sport a Super AMOLED display allowing for crisp and immersive viewing experiences.
The Samsung Galaxy A10 is the most budget friendly phone of the three and sports a 6.2-inch HD+ display with a resolution of 720 x 1520 pixels. The phone sports the OnePlus 6T like waterdrop notch which goes by the name ‘Infinity-V’ display.
For enhanced processing capability, the phone comes with an Exynos 7884 octa-core chipset in a single 2 GB RAM and 32 GB internal storage variant. The phone’s storage can also be expanded to up to 512GB using a microSD card.
The phone sports a single rear camera with a 13-megapixel sensor at an f/1.9 aperture. Up front, in the infinity-v notch, there is a 5-megapixel sensor with an f/2.0 aperture. The company has added some enhanced AI features to the phone which make for faster and better image processing capabilities.
The phone will come equipped with a 3,400mAH battery to keep it juiced up for long periods of time. The phone will run on Samsung’s latest OneUI which is based on Android 9.0. The phone will be available starting 20th March on offline and online portals for a price of ₹8,490.
The Galaxy A30 is the mid tier phone of the A series line-up. The phone sports a superAMOLED display with an ‘Infinity-U’ display. The screen is an FHD+ 6.4-inch display with a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. The superAMOLED display makes way for a crispy, vibrant and more immersive display. The screen has a rather noticeable chin at the bottom, but does not take away from the display.
To power the phone, there is an Exynos 7904, the same as the Galaxy M30. The A30 also comes in a single 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage option. The storage of the phone can be expanded using a microSD card of up to 512GB. The company claims that the Exynos 7904 processor comes with a feature that allows it to multitask and consume very little power, which should enhance the battery life.
The phone comes with a dual camera set up and a fingerprint scanner at the back. The primary sensor of the dual camera is 16-megapixel with an f/1.7 aperture and the secondary sensor is 5-megapixels with an f/2.2 aperture. The secondary camera will be used to take depth shots and for capturing extra details. One of the lenses is a wide angle lens to capture a wider frame in the image.
Apart from that, the phone will sport a massive 4,000mAH battery to keep it juiced up for the entire day and provide a continuous gaming and multitasking experience. The phone will run on Samsung’s latest OneUI which is based on Android 9.0. The phone will be available starting 2nd March on offline and online portals for a price of ₹16,990
The top tier phone of the line-up has some great features lined up. It sports a an FHD+ superAMOLED 6.4-inch display with a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. It also has a waterdrop notch that is seen on high end flagship phones. Another neat feature is that the phone will come equipped with an in-display fingerprint scanner. However, the phone will not have an ultra-sonic sensor like the S10 lineup.
To make the phone perform to its fullest, it will come with an Exynos 9610 chipset that is equivalent to a Snapdragon 710 processor. The phone will come in two variants- a 6GB RAM variant and a 4GB RAM model. Both the models have storage capacities of 64GB which can be expanded to 512GB via a microSD card.
The main draw of the phone will perhaps be the triple rear camera set up. It has a primary 25-megapixel sensor, a secondary 5-megapixel sensor and a third 8-megapixel sensor. The phone comes with a 123 degree FOV and enhanced AI and image processing capabilities. The company has also said that the phone will automatically detect the scene and set the camera to the best settings.
Apart from that, the phone will sport a 4,000mAH battery with fast charging enabled with the help of a 15W charger that will come in the box. The phone will run on Samsung’s latest OneUI which is based on Android 9.0. The phone will be available starting 2nd March on offline and online portals for a price of ₹22,990 for the 6GB RAM + 64GB variant and ₹19,990 for the 4GB RAM + 64GB model.