The Galaxy A30 and Galaxy A50 are Samsung latest mid-rangers that were launched at the ongoing annual Mobile World Congress event that is taking place in Barcelona. The phones have the same body design and nearly identical specs, including the same screen and battery capacity.
They however differ in RAM and storage configurations, processor, and camera. The device features 6.4-inch Infinity-U Super AMOLED display with Full HD+ (2340×1080) resolution – the A30 powered by an Exynos 7904 chipset, while the A50 is driven by an Exynos 9610 chipset. The later comes in 4GB/64GB and 6GB/128GB configurations unlike the former, which is limited to 3GB/32GB and 4GB/64GB. The storage can be expanded up to 512GB via MicroSD card.
Camera configurations on the Galaxy A30 are 16MP(f/1.7) + 5MP(ultra wide + f/2.2) dual rear camera and 16MP(f/2.0) front camera; the Galaxy A50 on the other hand opted for 25MP(f/1.7) + 5MP(depth + f/2.2) + 8MP (ultra wide + f/2.2) triple rear camera, and a 25MP(f/2.0) front camera. Moreover, the A50 security is handled by an in-display fingerprint sensor, while A30 settled for the traditional rear-mounted fingerprint sensor.
The phones run Android 9.0 Pie. They support dedicated dual SIM with Dual 4G VoLTE enabled on both slots. Other connectivity included are Bluetooth 5, WiFi 802.11ac (dual band), GPS, GLONASS, NFC, and USB Type-C. Power are delivered by 4000mAh battery on both device with supports for fast charging.
The new Galaxy A30 and A50 will be available in Black, Blue, and White colors when they arrived to select markets. The company is yet to reveal their pricing and availability.
Update (February 28, 2019)
At the MWC 2019, Samsung launched the Galaxy A50 and A30 smartphones. Today, the company have introduced the phones in India and have also revealed their pricing. The 4GB/64GB version and 6GB/128GB version of the Galaxy A50 are priced at Rs 19,990 ($280 USD) and Rs 22,990 ($322 USD), respectively, while the Galaxy A30 will be sold for Rs 16,990 ($238 USD).
The device will be available at online and offline stores across India from March 2nd.