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Samsung Galaxy A30

alaTest has collected and analyzed 144 reviews of Samsung Galaxy A30. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviews about the size and screen are generally positive. The performance and portability also get good reviews, whereas there are some critical reviews about the camera.

price, portability, performance, screen, size


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Samsung Galaxy A30 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : GSMArena team (

Samsung Galaxy R vs. LG Optimus 2X: Affordable dual-cores


Yep, you read that right. Affordable and dual core wouldn't normally belong in the same sentence. In 2011. And you don't need to press fast forward. Just sit back and enjoy. There's a lot stewing in the industry's pot and we think the place smells of...

Feb, 2012

Expert review by : GSM Arena (

Samsung I9103 Galaxy R review: Riding shotgun


Quad-band GSM and dual-band 3G support, 21 Mbps HSDPA and 5.76 Mbps HSUPA support, 4.2" 16M-color SC-LCD capacitive touchscreen of WVGA (480 x 800 pixel) resolution; Scratch-resistant glass, Android OS v2.3.3 with TouchWiz 4 launcher, 1 GHz dual-core...

SC-LCD has poor black levels, Tegra 2 falls slightly behind Exynos in CPU and GPU performance, No dedicated camera key, Non-hot-swappable microSD card

The Samsung Galaxy R I9103 stops a few paces from the top in Samsung's Android lineup, but you can tell that the R&D for the top dogs has trickled down the ranks. The camera quality when compared to other Galaxy models has definitely improved, if you...

Jan, 2012

Expert review by : GSMArena team (

Samsung I9103 Galaxy R preview: First look


The Galaxy S lineup is no stranger to versioning - the original Galaxy S relied on half a dozen different editions to achieve its market success. Its successor will obviously take a similar path as we just got its first body double in the face of the...

Jun, 2011

Expert review by : Ilse Jurrien (

Samsung Galaxy foldable smartphone with large front-display | LetsGoDigital


Leaked Samsung teaser video shows new foldable smartphone. LetsGoDigital brings the phone in full view and shows exclusive 3D renders.

Feb, 2019

Expert review by : Phone Arena (

Samsung Galaxy R Review


Beautiful display, Great in-call sound quality, Good battery life, Dual-core processor

Priced too close to the Galaxy S II, Cannot shoot 1080p video

All in all, the Samsung Galaxy R is one impressive smartphone that offers plenty of processing power packed up in one pretty slim body. It stands out with its great 4.2-inch display, and the in-call sound quality that it delivers is way above the...

Oct, 2011

Expert review by : PhoneArena Team (

Samsung Galaxy R Preview


The Samsung Galaxy R (also known as I9103) is the first handset to walk in the shoes of the Samsung Galaxy S II. A slightly stripped down version of Samsung's flagship, it wears similar looks, packs an equally powerful core and only downgrades the...

Jul, 2011

Expert review by : David Imel (

Samsung Galaxy Buds review: A great fit at a great price


The Samsung Galaxy Buds are a great option for those who want a first-party set of headphones at an affordable price. Apple should take note.

Mar, 2019

Expert review by : mohseen (

Samsung Galaxy R: Stripped Down Galaxy S II


A review of the second best Samsung has to offer it's Android fans, the Samsung Galaxy R. Is this stripped down version of the Galaxy S II worth purchasing? Let's find out as we take a look at the design, user interface, features and performance of...

The Samsung Galaxy R has very few flaws, the only major flaw is the weak camera. Otherwise, the Galaxy R stands as an excellent phone on its own merits. But, the Galaxy S II is a much better phone, and if you have the extra $50 to spare, then please go...

Nov, 2011

Expert review by : Dan Sung (

Samsung Galaxy R pictures and hands-on - Pocket-lint


In Samsung's latest mobile phone nomenclature, R stands for Royal and is second only to the S or Super range. So, to take a closer look at the Samsung

Sep, 2011

Expert review by : Tom Bedford Matt Swider (

Hands on: Samsung Galaxy A30 review


The middle child of Samsung's Galaxy A series of devices

Vibrant Super AMOLED screen ; Sizable battery life ; Fast user interface

Camera effects weren't reliable ; Felt a tiny bit unwieldy

The Samsung Galaxy A30 is a good looking device, with a large and vibrant screen, although we're yet to be convinced by its camera capabilities.

Feb, 2019

Product Specifications


Battery Capacity:1650
Battery performance:1650
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Standby time (2G):620 / 660
Standby time (3G):550
Talk time (2G):22.5 / 9
Talk time (3G):9.6 / 9.7
Video call time:3.6

Call Management

Call hold: Yes
Call timer: Yes
Call waiting: Yes
Conference call: Yes
Image Stabilizer: Yes
Speakerphone: Yes
Vibrating alert: Yes


Auto focus: Yes
Built-in camera: Yes
Built-in flash: Yes
Digital Zoom:4
Face detection: Yes
Flash Type:LED
Front camera resolution (numeric):1.3
Image Stabilizer: Yes
ISO sensitivity:100, 200, 400 / 100, 200, 400, Auto
Main camera resolution (numeric):5
Maximum frame rate:30
Photo effects:Black&White, Negative film, Sepia
Rear camera resolution (numeric):5
Rear camera type:Single camera
Second camera: Yes
Second camera resolution:1.3
Self-timer: Yes
Smile detection: Yes
Video recording: Yes
Video recording modes:1080p
Video stabilizer: Yes
White Balance:Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Fluorescent / Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Fluorescent, Incandescent
Zoom capability:4 / Yes


Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y
DLNA Certified: Yes


Color of product:Black / Black, Grey
Form Factor:Bar / Swivel


Display Diagonal:4.19
Display number of colors:16.0 / 16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:480 x 800 / 800 x 480
Display Type:AMOLED / LCD
Orientation sensor: Yes
Touch screen: Yes
Touch technology:Multi-Touch


Accelerometer: Yes


Any key answer: Yes
Full-size keyboard: Yes


Chat: Yes
E-mail:Y / Yes
Instant messaging (IM): Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes
Short Message Service (SMS): Yes


Audio formats supported:AAC, AMR, eAAC+, MP3, WAV, WMA / MP3
FM radio: Yes
Image formats supported:JPG
Radio Data System (RDS): Yes
RSS reader: Yes
Video compression format:DIVX, H.263, H.264, MPEG4, WMV, XVID / MPEG4
Video formats supported:DIVX,H.263,H.264,MPEG4,WMV,XVID / MPEG4


Assisted GPS (A-GPS): Yes
GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite):Y
GPS antenna: Yes
Position location:Y


2G bands (primary SIM):850, 900, 1900 / 850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE,GPRS,GSM
3G: Yes
3G bands supported:850, 900, 1900, 2100 / 850,900,1900,2100
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP, AVRCP, GAP, HFP, HID, HSP, MAP, OPP, SAP, SDAP, SSP
Bluetooth version:3.0 / 3.0+HS
Data network:3.5G, 3G / 3G
SIM card capability:Single SIM
SIM card type:MiniSIM
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Other Features

Java technology: Yes
Music player: Yes
Polyphonic ring: Yes
Ringer type:MP3
Rotating: Yes
Video playback: Yes
Voice recording: Yes

Packaging Content

Cables included:AUX, USB / USB
Headset included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes


Accelerometer: Yes
Customisable video ring tones: Yes
Customizable video ring tones:Y
Direct printing: Yes
Flight mode: Yes
Microphone mute: Yes
Operating system installed:Android
Operating system version:2.3
Personal info management:Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Converter, Countdown timer, Events reminder, Games, Notes, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Converter, Countdown timer, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Converter, Countdown timer, Events reminder, Games, Notes, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Converter, Countdown timer, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list
Video call: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB connector type:Micro-USB B
USB version:2.0


Processor frequency:1


Operating system installed:Android
Operating system version:2.3


Internal storage capacity:4 / 8
Maximum memory card size:32
USB mass storage: Yes


Video call: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Height:4.95 / 4.96
Weight:4.62 / 4.66