Flagship features in new Samsung Galaxy A50 and Galaxy A30


During the Official Galaxy S10 launch in Kenya, Samsung confirmed that they will be bringing the new A-series for 2019 line-up to Kenya. As per rumours, this may include – Galaxy A90, Galaxy A70, Galaxy A50, Galaxy A30 and Galaxy A10. They are expected to compete with brands like Oppo, Techno, Huawei and Infinix in the budget price smartphone segment.

The official retail price of these phones have not been released yet for the Kenyan market, but be on the lookout for their launch in Kenya in the next few months.

The Samsung Galaxy A30 and A50 are already officially launched in some markets and the reviews seem to be pretty exciting for budget smartphones. The Galaxy A50 and A30, boast of flagship features such as the A50’s on-screen fingerprint sensor while the A30 comes with a rear fingerprint sensor and face unlock; nearly bezeless screen and multiple cameras.

Cameras are one of the main focuses with both the A30 and A50. The A50 has three cameras on the rear: a primary 25 megapixel main camera, an 8 megapixel ultra wide lens (which the phone will intelligently recommend you use depending on what you’re shooting), and a 5 megapixel depth sensor. The front also boasts a 25 megapixel camera with a special selfie focus for blurring out backgrounds. The A30 has two cameras on the back — a 16 megapixel primary lens and 5 megapixel wide angle lens — along with a 16 megapixel camera on the front.

Both smartphones have a sleek and curved design, a large 6.4inch Super Amoled Infinity-U display with a teardrop notch, and a 4,000mAh battery capable of fast charging. And they will all come running Android 9 Pie.


The Galaxy A50 has 6GB RAM and 128GB storage, while the A30 has 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. Both have a microSD card slot for adding up to 512GB more space, and the models will come in three colours, Black, White and Blue.

Pricing and availability have not yet been released for either the Galaxy A30 or A50. Once confirmed we will be sure to update you in our upcoming posts outlining both full specs, and pricing.