04 June 2019
Samsung's 2019 Galaxy A lineup has been a subject of numerous leaks and reports so far. And now, Samsung has kicked off official unveiling of the same with two smartphones: Galaxy A30 and Galaxy A50. Both these phones are mid-range offerings and will be showcased at MWC 2019 alongside the whole Galaxy S10 lineup and Galaxy Fold.
The Samsung Galaxy A50 is the more premium between the two smartphones. The key highlights for the phone include Infinity-U display, triple rear cameras, and in-display fingerprint scanner. It sports a 6.4-inch Full HD+ (2340 x 1080 pixels) Super AMOLED display with Infinity-U display notch. Under the hood, it has an undisclosed octa-core processor (four cores 2.3GHz and four cores 1.7GHz) coupled with 4GB and 6GB of RAM. There is 64GB and 128GB internal storage to go with the two variants.
The triple rear camera setup comprises of a 25-megapixel sensor with f/1.7 aperture, a 5-megapixel ultra-wide sensor with f/2.2 aperture, and an 8-megapixel sensor with f/2.2 aperture. There is a 25-megapixel front camera with f/2.0 aperture and Selfie Focus. The whole package is powered by a 4,000mAh battery with fast charging support. It also features Bixby and Samsung Pay support.
The Samsung Galaxy A30 is quite similar to the Galaxy A50 but with a few changes here and there. The display panel size, resolution, and notch are exactly the same. It also has an undisclosed octa-core processor but with dual 1.8GHz cores and six 1.6GHz cores. It has been released in two configuration options: 3GB RAM with 32GB internal storage and 4GB RAM with 64GB internal storage.
There is only a dual rear camera setup with 16-megapixel (f/1.7 aperture) and 5-megapixel (f/2.2 aperture) sensors. On the front, it has a 16-megapixel shooter with f/2.0 aperture. The battery capacity remains the same at 4,000mAh along with fast charging, Samsung Pay, and Bixby. It has only traditional fingerprint scanner which means no in-display fingerprint here.
Samsung has not shared any details regarding pricing and availability yet. It seems like these details will be released during the formal launch in respective markets.