After the success of the Galaxy S10 Series launch, Samsung has unveiled two fresh smartphones in its Galaxy A series. Galaxy A30 and A50 are the two smartphones that the South Korean giant has released at the MWC 2019. Both the smartphones feature a 6.4-inch Infinity-U Super AMOLED screen, each and are powered by a 4,000 mAh battery.
Speaking about their India launch, Samsung India has already sent out invites for a press event on 28th Feb, in Mumbai, where the launch details are rumored to be shared. Together with this the company also plans to launch the Galaxy A10 and A20 smartphones in the coming months.
There is no official statement on the pricing and availability details for both the phones, as of now. When compared to the Galaxy M series, The Galaxy A series seem to be more premium and upmarket.
Speaking at the launch event, DJ Koh President and CEO of IT & mobile Communications Division, Samsung Electronics, said “We are committed to providing meaningful progress to everyone for a better mobile experience, and that innovation starts with the upgraded Galaxy A Series,” . Along with this he added, “People are changing the way they connect, and their smartphones need to keep up. Our new Galaxy A Series offers improvements to the essential features that will support these live interactions, with diverse options to meet their ever-changing needs.”
Specifications: Samsung Galaxy A50
At the MWC 2019, Samsung unveiled its Galaxy A50. As per the official statement, it features a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED Infinity-U screen with full-HD+ (1080×2340 pixels resolution) and a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The smartphone has either 4GB/6GB of RAM and also 64GB/128GB of inbuilt storage as options. The storage can be extended up to 512GB with the help of a microSD card slot. Powering the phone is a 4,000 mAh battery, an octa-processor that is still not officially named. The A50 also packs in an in-display fingerprint sensor.
As far as the camera is concerned, the A50 supports a triple camera setup with a 25MP sensor that has an auto-focus f/1.7 lens, a 8MP secondary sensor with fixed-focus of f/2.2 lens and a 5MP tertairy sensor with fixed focus of f/2.2 lens. The front camera supports a 25MP sensor with a fixed-focus of f/2.0 lens. Nothing much can be said on the version of Android on the A50, as of now, but it does include Bixby Vision, Bixby Voice , Bixby Home and Bixby Reminder features.
Specifications: Samsung Galaxy A30
Similar to the Galaxy A50, the A30 also comes with a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED Infinity-U screen with full-HD+( 1080×2340 pixels resolution) and a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. As per Samsung, the smartphone is powered by an octa-core processor (the details haven’t been confirmed, yet) and consists of two versions with either 3GB/4GB of RAM and 32GB/64GB of inbuilt storage. The storage capacity can be increase by 512GB with the help of a microSD card. The A30 also packs in a 4,000 mAh battery and has a capacitive fingerprint sensor at the back. The version of Android used on the phone is not clear as of now, however it has features like Face Unlock, Bixby Home and Bixby Reminder.
Stating the camera capabilities, the smartphone supports a dual-camera setup on the back with a 16MP primary sensor with a f/1.7 lens and a 5MP secondary sensor with a f/2.2 lens. The selfie camera is a 16MP sensor with a fixed-focus of f/2.2 lens.
Other common features on the recently unveiled A30 and A50 models is that they include Samsung Pay and fast charging, but there’s a catch. Availability of the features are market dependant and will not be available globally.