Samsung Galaxy M30 is highly spec'd for a budget phone

Today, more detailed specs for the Samsung Galaxy M30 leaked; this is the top model in Sammy's new budget line and featires a 6.38-inch screen, 6GB of RAM, 128GB of storage, a triple camera setup and a 5000mAh battery.
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25 Comments

1. yalokiy

Posts: 841; Member since: Aug 01, 2016

Wonder if these will appear in US and Europe and how much they'll cost in these markets.

2. notfair

Posts: 661; Member since: Jan 30, 2017

they will not appear for sure. not the intended market. they want to sell expensive phones in the EU and USA.

4. yalokiy

Posts: 841; Member since: Aug 01, 2016

They do sell cheap J series in US and EU.

5. L0n3n1nja

Posts: 1499; Member since: Jul 12, 2016

True, but the US doesn't have a flood of cheap China phones to compete with and carriers rely heavily on financing.

11. Vogue1985

Posts: 283; Member since: Jan 24, 2017

Yeah, unfortunately Sammy will Most likely NOT bring them here. BUT in merging markets they will be selling these and others the J Pro, A6,7,A8,A9, C5,C7,C9 and others.

25. yalokiy

Posts: 841; Member since: Aug 01, 2016

16. worldpeace

Posts: 3049; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

They make this new budget line to take back their market share from honor, OPPO/Vivo/Realme, and Xiaomi. Probably they'll only sell it on India, SE Asia, China, and (probably) some EU country.

19. ing0ram

Posts: 8; Member since: Jan 15, 2019

I think that they will sell M30 at least in Europe. Don't know about the US

3. antroid

Posts: 357; Member since: Jan 24, 2018

Impressive value for the price(I hope the M30 will be around 200$-250$)

21. AmashAziz

Posts: 2867; Member since: Jun 30, 2014

It's good value, but not impressive. At 200$, the upcoming Redmi Note 7 Pro is expected to employ the Sd 675 SoC. Which is far ahead of the 7904. And the Redmi's other specs might also be better than M30's, except maybe a smaller 4000mAh battery and no wide-angle back cam. Or Xiaomi might give a wide-angle cam, who knows! Either way, it's main cam will be the Sony IMX 586, the same 48MP 1/2-inch one that's in the 500$ Honor View 20.

6. L0n3n1nja

Posts: 1499; Member since: Jul 12, 2016

This is better than an iPhone in many ways, no wonder Apple is struggling in so many foreign markets with the competition Android handsets bring for a fraction of the price.

7. Vogue1985

Posts: 283; Member since: Jan 24, 2017

Wouldnt p mind something like that. I will not expect the camera to be great at that price point, but with the money saved, could buy a killer camera

8. OneLove123

Posts: 588; Member since: Aug 28, 2018

You can get a nice camera for that $900 you just saved.

9. osterrich21

Posts: 186; Member since: Apr 14, 2017

LCD again , Sammy? In the past, the king of supermoled...

14. mudassarfa

Posts: 15; Member since: Aug 29, 2012

its also a TFT lcd screen. not an IPS lcd. samsung did this for saving cost

15. worldpeace

Posts: 3049; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

It's PLS TFT, no the ancient TN TFT... Samsung hold the patent and make their own PLS, it's just as good (if not better) than IPS panel (IPS is also TFT). Try google it. (or check TFT page on wikipedia, there you can find all TFT types including TN, IPS, PLS and many more).

17. Boast_Rider

Posts: 498; Member since: Sep 14, 2017

TFT is the backplane, not the panel. A lot of AMOLED screens also have a TFT backplane.

10. markusinfinite

Posts: 70; Member since: Aug 05, 2016

Love Lcd, sad is it not available is US

13. osterrich21

Posts: 186; Member since: Apr 14, 2017

Now looking at the picture, says "amoled display".Let's wait.

12. epdm2be

Posts: 811; Member since: Apr 20, 2012

What those idiots at Samsung don't understand is that a fast SOC, fashionable display and lots of ram/storage isn't enough to win their position back. Those xiaomi's also deliver on I/O (IR-blaster and audio jack) and software features (automatic callrecorder build into the dialer etc...).

18. L0n3n1nja

Posts: 1499; Member since: Jul 12, 2016

Samsung has the audio jack, and they've got plenty of great software features that make them competitive. IR is outdated tech and not really needed if you own a modern television.

22. lallolu

Posts: 726; Member since: Sep 18, 2012

IR is more convenient for basic interaction with televisions. Also, there are other devices using IR, not only TVs.

20. dazed1

Posts: 771; Member since: Jul 28, 2015

You compare miui with samsung experience? Rofl

23. cheetah2k

Posts: 2105; Member since: Jan 16, 2011

highly spec'd with a rubbish CPU..... close but no cigar for the paid ad

24. cheetah2k

Posts: 2105; Member since: Jan 16, 2011

Copying OnePlus now Sammy? Fark they are just copy cats these days.. No one is safe