Samsung has announced a couple of new smartphones as upgrades to its mid-tier offerings. Forming the centre ground of Samsung's best-selling Galaxy A-series, the new Galaxy A30s and A50s phones both feature designs that will help users 'Play, Capture, Share' with style. The two smartphones both offer 6.4-inch AMOLED infinity displays with in-screen fingerprint sensors, a cool geometric pattern design round the back, long-lasting 4,000mAh batteries, upgraded cameras, and upgraded performance for everyday tasks.
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Samsung's Galaxy A30s is built around a 6.4-inch HD+ (720×1560) Super AMOLED Infinity-V display with under-screen fingerprint sensor. Triple rear cameras should attract those who like to take snaps with their phones. Samsung has equipped 25MP (F1.7) + 5MP + 8MP (Ultra Wide) in the back left corner of this phone. The 5MP camera is used as a depth sensor for Live Focus plus "professional-quality bokeh effects". Meanwhile the screen notch allows for a 16MP (f/2.0 selfie snapper). Samsung says it has implemented AI camera processing for smarter, better results.
Inside the phone is a Dual 1.8GHz + Hexa 1.6Hz processor plus 3GB / 4GB RAM, and a choice of 32GB / 64GB /128GB of built-in storage plus up to 512GB additional space via microSD.
The Samsung Galaxy A50s offers the same size Super AMOLED screen but this time it uses a small U shaped notch and has a higher resolution (FHD+ 1080×2340). Cameras are all higher spec too. Round the back is a 48MP (F2.0) + 5MP + 8MP (Ultra Wide 123°) with the 5MP unit again serving as a depth sensor. Using the UltraWide camera users can enjoy super-steady video capture, even for fast-paced scenes. The selfie camera is a 32MP (F2.0) unit.
Inside the A50s is a Quad 2.3GHz + Quad 1.7GHz processor with 4GB / 6GB RAM and choice of 64GB / 128GB storage (plus up to 512GB additional space via microSD). This phone supports Bixby while the AI assistant isn't mentioned in the A30s spec.
Both phones support 15W fast charging of their 4,000mAh battery via USB Type C. and will come in a choice of Prism Crush Black, Prism Crush White, Prism Crush Green and Prism Crush Violet depending upon market.
Samsung hasn't divulged pricing and availability details for the Galaxy A30s and A50s smartphones.