Samsung Galaxy M30 Design
The Samsung Galaxy M30 sits between the Galaxy M20 and the Galaxy M30 while offering premium looking gradient design with a polycarbonate unibody design. The smartphone has a vibe of a high-end device with a sleek design and a triple camera set up at the back. The rear case also houses the capacitive fingerprint sensor, which is oval in shape, similar to some of the previous Samsung smartphones. Unlike most of the budget smartphones, the Galaxy M30 has a dedicated microSD card slot, which is a boon to the device over the competition.
Samsung Galaxy M30 Hardware Performance
The in-house Exynos 7904 Octa-core SoC powers the smartphone, coupled with either 4/6 GB of LPDDR4x RAM and 64/128 GB internal storage. The Exynos 7904 might not be the best performing chipset on benchmark platforms like AnTuTu or Geekbench. However, the chipset is potent enough to handle casual gaming and the 6 GB RAM model is capable of keeping multiple apps in the memory.
Samsung Galaxy M30 Camera Performance
The Galaxy M30 is the most affordable Samsung smartphone with a triple camera setup, which packs a 13 MP primary camera, 5 MP ultra wide-angle lens, and a 5 MP depth sensor, which comes handy while taking portrait shots, to depict accurate depth in the background while keeping the subject in focus. The dedicated 5 MP ultra wide-angle sensor is also great for capturing landscapes, and sceneries in a single frame.
The smartphone can record 1080p videos @30fps, and the 16 MP selfie camera also offers identical video recording capability. With the all-new camera interface on One UI, the Galaxy M30 has one of the most feature-rich camera setups in the sub Rs. 15,000 price mark.
Samsung Galaxy M30: Price To Specs Ratio
The base variant of the Samsung Galaxy M30 retails in India for Rs. 14,990, which makes it a great device under Rs. 15,000 price mark. Compared to the competition, the Galaxy M30 has a big Super AMOLED display, which is not usually seen on budget smartphones, paired with a 5000 mAh battery that can fast charge via the type-C port.
The only down-side (considering the competition) on the Galaxy M30 is the processor. Though the Exynos 7904 is a new chipset, SoCs like the Snapdragon 675 or the Helio P60 still better on both CPU and GPU performance.
Samsung Galaxy M30: Important Features?Highlights
By launching a sub Rs. 15,000 device with high-resolution Super AMOLED screen with 5000 mAh battery Samsung silence the critic by offering some of the best features that Samsung is known for. The Galaxy M30 is one of the best smartphones in the sub Rs. 15,000 category for watching movies and videos. It does come with Widevine L1 certification, which ensures smooth HD playback on premium video streaming services like Amazon Prime Videos and Netflix.
Samsung Galaxy M30: Verdict
Though there are no perfect smartphones in the world, the Samsung Galaxy M30 covers a wide range of features that one might look for in a mid-tier smartphone. The mobile has a great screen with the triple camera setup, and everything runs on a 5000 mAh battery, which can store enough juice to keep the device ticking for the entire day on a single charge.
The Galaxy M30 comes with One UI based on Android 9 Pie OS, which offers an experience identical to the much expensive Samsung smartphones like the Galaxy S10. If you care about brand value and also looking for a smartphone that features trending features, then the Galaxy M30 might just be the phone that you are looking for.