Mid-ranged phones are the most sought-put by people who want a daily smart phone on a budget. While companies like Xiaomi and Huawei have been making phones like this for quite a while, Samsung also jumped the bandwagon in 2019 with the M and A series.
Galaxy M30 is the third phone in the M series, released in 2019. It comes with a vibrant AMOLED display, ultra-wide angle of camera, amazing viewing experience, Android 8.1 Oreo and 5000mAH battery.
Design and Display
Just like other phones in the series, Galaxy M30 also has a polycarbonate build. The back has a glossy finish while the plastic frame is curved on the edge. The back has a blue and black gradient for added design and the triple camera is present on the right hand corner, in the top.
The dimensions of Galaxy M30 are 159*75.1*8.4mm.
It has USB C port and comes in matte plastic with a 3.5mm head phone jack.
The battery is large and a water drop notch is present.
For display, there is super AMOLED screen for great viewing experience while the 6.4 inches screen fits everything properly. The screen has 88.1% screens to body ratio, with 1080*2340 pixels quality. This display is one of the best at this price range because the screen appears awesome from all angles and the contrast is also remarkable. There is support for Widevine L1 DRM which means you can stream all your favorite Netflix shows in HD.
Platform and Memory
Galaxy M30works on 8.1 Oreo operating system and an Exynos 7904 chipset. You will not notice any lagging during social media usage or general usage of the phone. However, gamers might face issues with speed as Exynos is not comparable to Adreno. There is a dedicated micro SD card slot, which expands the space up to 512GB. Two models, in terms of storage, are available.
128GB storage with 6GB RAM
64GB storage with 4GB RAM
Like many phones of 2019, Galaxy M30 also has a triple front camera; the 13MP main lens with PDAF, 5MP with depth sensor and a 5MP ultra wide lens for all your panoramic shots. Two video formats are 2160pixels at 30 frames per second and 1080 pixels at 30 frames per second. There is a 16MP selfie camera for all capturing your memories.
Comparison of Galaxy M30 to Galaxy M20
Both phones are similar in some regards and while there are some upgrades in Galaxy M30.
Galaxy M30 comes with 128GB memory option while the M20 only has 64GB memory model.
The 8MP selfie camera of M20 is half as good as the 16MP camera in its successor.
This phone has a compass, finger print sensor that is quite responsive, a gyro and MMS feature. Galaxy M30 is available in Black and Blue. It is priced at 250EUR, 15000 INR in India and 44000 Pakistani rupees.
The Good aboutGalaxy M30
· Amazing AMOLED display
· 5000mAH battery
· Value for money
· Triple camera with ultra-wide lens