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Samsung Galaxy M30

Samsung Galaxy M30
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Brand: Samsung
Category: Mobiles
  • CPU Exynos 7904 (14nm)
  • RAM 4 GB
  • Storage 64 GB
  • Display Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
  • Camera Dual: 13 MP + 5 MP + 5 MP
  • OS Android 8.1 (Oreo) - upgradable to v9.0

Editor Rating

This rating is based on the features of the phone. We have considered all elements pf the phone - both hardware and software.

9
  • Battery 9 / 10
  • Camera 9 / 10
  • Value 9 / 10
  • Display 9 / 10

Samsung Galaxy M30 Price In Kenya

Samsung Galaxy M30 price in Kenya isKSh22,000. This phone has two color options – Charcoal Black and Ocean Blue.  It has 4GB of RAM and 64GB onboard storage space. This phone features a 6.4 inches display and has a Triple-lens camera at the back with a 13 megapixels main lens. The selfie camera is 16 megapixels.

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Samsung Galaxy M30 - Specifications

General

Announced This indicates the month and year that the manufacture announced a given smartphone. Some phones phone are announced and released within a short period of time while sometimes it takes several months for certain phones to be officially launched after the announcement. February, 2019
Status Is this phone available in Kenya? Available means you can get it at various smartphone shops in the country. Coming soon means you will have to wait a little bit. Products marked as discontinued are those that are no longer available in local shops. We check several online and offline shops before marking products as discontinued to ensure that it’s really not available. Available

Design

Dimensions 159 x 75.1 x 8.5 mm
Weight 174g
Colors Blue and Black

Network

2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)
SIM How many SIM cards can be used in a given phone at the same time? Well, most phones today support the use of two SIM cards. Others will only allow you to use one SIM card. This allows you to enjoy offers from Safaricom, Telkom, and others. You should also check whether a given device has a dedicated SIM card slot or if its hybrid. Hybrid means that the second SIM and the Micro SD share the same slot. With such a handset. You will have to choose between a second SIM and memory expansion via a micro SD. Nano SIM
Dual SIM Yes

Display

Display Type There are many different types of display panels used in today’s phones. The displays you will find in modern smartphones include Liquid Crystal Display (LCD), In-Plane Switching Liquid Crystal Display (IPS-LCD), Organic Light-Emitting Diode (OLED) and Active-Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diode (AMOLED). IPS LCD displays are common in high-end and mid-range phones because they offer good color reproductions and have superior viewing angles. AMOLED displays consume less power compared to LCD displays and have very good contrast ratio. They are highly visible in areas with low light. AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Size 6.4 inches
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels
Display Colors 16M colours
Pixel Density 403 ppi
Touch Screen Yes, Multitouch

Media

FM Radio If you would like to listen to your favorite FM stations without an internet connection, choose a phone with FM radio support. Most high-end phones don’t have this feature. Yes
Alert Types Vibration, ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm Jack Yes

Camera

Rear Triple 13 MP, f/1.9, PDAF
5 MP, f/2.2, 12mm (ultrawide)
5 MP, f/2.2, depth sensor
Rear Camera Features LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 1080@30fps
Selfie 16 MP, f/2.0
Selfie Camera Features HDR, 1080p@30fps video recording

Software

OS Are you looking for a phone powered by Google’s Android OS or Apple’s iOS? Android 8.1 (Oreo - upgradable to Android v9.0 (Pie)
User Interface One UI

Hardware

Chipset A chipset is basically an integrated circuit that brings together all the components of a computer on one chip. It also commonly referred to as the System on Chip (SoC). The chipset on a phone consists of the processor (CPU), memory controller, GPU (Graphics Processing Unit), modem and a few other controllers. They are all built-in this one chip, referred to as the chipset. Common chipsets installed in phones today include Qualcomm Snapdragon, MediaTek, Exynos (by Samsung) and Kirin (by Huawei). Exynos 7904 (14 nm)
CPU CPU is a circuit that executes computer programs. Your phone’s CPU is in charge of executing your apps. One of the main characteristics of the CPU is its clock rate. It is usually measured in Gigahertz (GHz). This is an important feature to look at when comparing phones with the same processor generation and family. The type of CPU on your phone has a big effect on your smartphone’s performance and user experience. Octa-core (2x1.8GHz Cortex-A73 & 6x1.6GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU Graphics Processing Unit, abbreviated GPU, is a circuit that accelerates your phone’s graphic output. They are very efficient in image manipulation. GPU’s are essential parts of chipsets. Today’s GPUs are very advanced as manufacturers are constantly pushing to make the best ever gaming phones. Mali-G71 MP2
RAM This is where apps along with their data reside while running. It is used by both the operating system and installed apps. RAM is very fast. It is temporary storage that loses all its data when the phone is switched off. 4/6 GB
Internal Storage 64/128 GB
Card Slot Yes, up to 1TB (dedicated slot)
Sensors Today’s handsets have multiple sensors. Budget phones may lack some sensors. Some may not have a fingerprints scanner, gyroscope, compass, etc. make sure the phone you want to buy has all the sensors you need. Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

Connectivity

Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
Wi-fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct
Wi-fi Hotspot
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC

Data

GPRS
EDGE
Speed HSPA, LTE-A

Battery

Placement Phone batteries are either removable or non-removable. Non-removable means that you can’t remove the battery without the help of a specialist without causing some sort of damage. Most of today’s phones have removable batteries. There are few smartphones with removable batteries. The key advantage of phones with removable batteries is the fact that you can replace a battery with a new one when it depreciates without the help of a specialist. Non-removable
Battery Type Li-Poly (Lithium Polymer)
Capacity 5000mAh
Fast Charging Fast Charging Does it comes with a fast charging adapter? 15W fast charging adapter

Samsung Galaxy M30 - Summary

  • Does Samsung M30 feature a microSD card slot?

Yes, it comes with a dedicated MicroSD card slot. This means it can accommodate SIM 1, SIM 2 and MicroSD card at the same time.

  • Is there always-on-display feature with the Galaxy M30?

No, the Super AMOLED display doesn’t come with the always-on-display feature.

  • Does the Samsung M30 feature a fast-charging battery?

Yes, the huge battery size is charged by a 15W fast charger.

  • Does the M30 feature wireless charging?

No, It doesn’t.

  • How many color variations does Samsung M30 have?

Two. Black and Blue.

  • Is Samsung M30 protected against water damage?

No.

  • Does Galaxy M30 come with a removable battery?

No, it is in-built.

  • Can Galaxy M30 playback HD videos (Widevine L1 support)?

Yes, the user can stream HD videos from various video-streaming websites like Viusasa, Netflix and others.

  • Can this smartphone’s camera capture and record 4K videos?

No, it can only record Full HD videos.

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