Samsung Galaxy M30
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Key Specs
  • Display 6.40-inch (1080x2340)
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 7904
  • Front Camera 16MP
  • Rear Camera 13MP + 5MP + 5MP
  • RAM 4GB
  • Storage 64GB
  • Battery Capacity 5000mAh
  • OS Android 8.1 Oreo
  • Market StatusReleased
  • Release DateFebruary 2019
  • Official

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Samsung Galaxy M30 Review

By Aditya Shenoy (Mar 11, 2019)
Aditya Shenoy
  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • Crisp Super AMOLED display
  • Good camera performance in daylight
  • Solid battery life
  • Bad
  • Average low-light camera performance
  • Spammy notifications
  • Gets slightly warm after gaming
  • Dated Android version

Samsung made it very clear at the launch of the Galaxy M series that this new series is targeted at young millennials, a market that has been captured by Chinese smartphone makers for a few years now. In order to recapture this audience, the Samsung M series phones have aggressive prices compared to older Samsung models, as well as notched displays, dual or triple camera setups, and big batteries. Samsung already has the Galaxy M10 (Review) and Galaxy M20 (Review) in the market catering to the sub-Rs. 10,000 and sub-Rs. 15,000 segments, and has now brought in the Galaxy M30 to recapture the Rs. 15,000 - 20,000 segment.

Samsung Galaxy M30 Summary

The Galaxy M30 is Samsung's offering in the sub Rs. 15,000 segment and sports a Super AMOLED display. We liked the full-HD+ panel which was crisp and got bright enough when outdoors. Powering the phone is a Samsung Exynos 7904 SoC which offers acceptable performance for the price. The processor can handle light to medium tasks but warms up under load. It has 4GB RAM and 64GB of storage. It has a dedicated microSD card slot which helps expand storage by up to 512GB. There is a triple camera setup at the back which clicks good photos and so does the selfie camera. We weren't happy with the fact that this smartphone shipped with Android Oreo with Samsung Experience UI on top instead of One UI with Android Pie. The 5000mAh battery offers good battery life.

Samsung Galaxy M30 Price in India

Product Name Price in India
Samsung Galaxy M30 (3GB RAM, 32GB Storage) - Blue 9,999
Samsung Galaxy M30 (4GB RAM, 64GB Storage) - Gradation Blue 11,999
Samsung Galaxy M30 (4GB RAM, 64GB Storage) - Gradation Black 11,999
Samsung Galaxy M30 (6GB RAM, 128GB Storage) - Gradation Blue 12,990
Samsung Galaxy M30 (6GB RAM, 128GB Storage) - Gradation Black 16,999

Samsung Galaxy M30 price in India starts from ₹ 9,999. The lowest price of Samsung Galaxy M30 is ₹ 9,999 at Amazon.

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Samsung Galaxy M30 Full Specifications

Brand Samsung
Model Galaxy M30
Release date February 2019
Launched in India Yes
Form factor Touchscreen
Battery capacity (mAh) 5000
Fast charging Proprietary
Screen size (inches) 6.40
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 1080x2340 pixels
Aspect ratio 19.5:9
Processor 1.6GHz octa-core (2x1.8GHz + 6x1.6GHz)
Processor make Samsung Exynos 7904
Internal storage 64GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 512
Dedicated microSD slot Yes
Rear camera 13-megapixel (f/1.9) + 5-megapixel (f/2.2) + 5-megapixel (f/2.2)
Front camera 16-megapixel (f/2.0)
Operating system Android 8.1 Oreo
Skin Samsung Experience v9.5
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth Yes, v 5.00
USB Type-C Yes
Micro-USB Yes
Number of SIMs 2
Active 4G on both SIM cards Yes
SIM Type Nano-SIM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes
SIM Type Nano-SIM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes
Face unlock Yes
Fingerprint sensor Yes
Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
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Samsung Galaxy M30 User Review and Ratings

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  • Review after using for 10 days
    Shweta Chauhan (Mar 24, 2019) on Gadgets 360 Recommends
    The Samsung Galaxy M30 is a brilliant phone which excels in day to day performance. The phone comes with a great set of specifications which makes it the best bang for the buck. The Samsung Galaxy M30 has a beautiful 6.4 inch display which is full HD. The tall aspect ratio of the phone makes it feel very comfortable in the hand. The phones gets the juice from its Exynos octa-core processor which is paired with 4 GB of RAM. It also has an inbuilt 64 GB of internal memory which can be further expanded via a microSD card. The phone runs the latest Android Pie 9.0 out of the box and has all the required sensors on the phone like the proximity and light sensors. The fingerprint scanner on the device is placed on the back of the phone which is convenient to use. The phone is also paired with a humongous 5000 mAh battery which would last the user for a full day with heavy usage. The triple camera setup on the back of the camera click great pictures in the normal day light. The night light photography on the phone is also decent. The phone comes with several camera features which capture the moments perfectly. Overall, the phone is a winner in all departments and is priced at a reasonable price bracket which provides a seamless experience to the user.
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  • An amazing phone
    Dishika Kothari (Apr 14, 2019) on Gadgets 360 Recommends
    Oh my goodness the phone is so amazing .I just fell in love with the display .The Instagram stories ,movies,YouTube videos looks so amazing and feels great to watch in this amazing phone .The camera is so amazing with such wonderful features.I just binge watching Netflix in my Samsung Galaxy M30 whole day but the battery power is so amazing it doesn't drains that quick .And the phone is so light to carry .It doesn't feel heavy like a stone .one of the best phone till now for sure especially after my upgrade. Im so so so happy! I wouldn't want to be without my phone even for a day.
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  • Cemara quality
    Kamaraj Raj (Jan 22, 2019) on Gadgets 360 Recommends
    Low cemara pixel
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  • Best phone in 15K
    Monti Gupta (Apr 26, 2019) on Gadgets 360 Recommends
    Best phone in 15000 range.Another good launch by samsung for limited budget users.
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  • An amazing Phone
    Craig Rodrigues (Apr 10, 2019) on Gadgets 360 Recommends
    The best phone in the market right now
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  • A Game changing device.
    Rahul Nair (Apr 10, 2019) on Gadgets 360 Recommends
    Samsung has nailed this market segment with the inception of M series of smart phones, my latest pick which is the M30 brings segment best features like Super AMOLED display, Triple cameras, etc. The display is beyond words, this AMOLED display has great contrast, deep blacks, really saturated and popping colours which is the absolute best for consuming media like Netflix, YouTube, etc. And the display is pretty huge too at 6.4 inches but thanks to its minimal bezels and infinity-U notch, the overall footprint is quite handy! The M30 has a giant battery clocking at 5000 mAh which is more than plenty for day and a half's usage and yet the device is reasonably sleek and ergonomic. And this time around Samsung went with a gradient back which in person looks very appealing. The back of the device also houses THREE cameras! The ultra wide angle lens is again the segment first and is really really convenient. The cameras in general is great with pretty good dynamic range once the HDR is turned on and the selfie camera has a lot of details and again has pretty good dynamic range with great skin tones. Samsung M30 has pretty impressive performance and is exactly why it's plenty fun to play PUBG and other games with heavy graphics, and the device never runs out of steam because of it's 6 gigabytes of LPDDR4 RAM. To sum it up, the Samsung Galaxy M30 has the right ingredients for a perfect smart phone for us millennials i.e. exceptional display, humongous battery, splendid cameras and mighty performance for the price that I paid.
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  • Totally Game changer
    Rishabh Tripathi (Apr 10, 2019) on Gadgets 360 Recommends
    Techno giant Samsung has come up with this amazing phone with great specs at this cost. Broadly, the camera is lit, processor is soothing, amazing display and strong battery. Starting with the looks, Samsung M30 is very handy, light weight and good body finish. The 6.4"" display is among the most catchy features supported by Android v8.1. It is powered with octa core processor with 6 GB RAM. The sensors include Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope. All these sensors makes it apt for vivid and fast gaming experience. The 126° wide view is something hard to get and another add on to this device. It has c port charger that charges quite fast. Overall this device is worth the money and is a 5/5 phone.
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  • Worth Every Penny!
    Gabrielle D'lima (Apr 10, 2019) on Gadgets 360
    The all new Samsung Galaxy M30 comes packed with several exciting features. To begin with, it's long lasting battery power comprising of the 15 watt fast charger , charges the 5000 mah battery which is more than adequate for a while day . The Super AMOLED inifinty display gives an immersive viewing experience with crisp images. The 13 megapixel primary camera along with the two 5 megapixel ultra wide cameras captures the whole image in great detail and it's supported with quick live focus . At an extremely affordable price this phone offers several Innovative and outstanding features. In addition to its immense internal memory of 128gb it has expandable storage of 512gb. This phone is power packed with the all new 1.8 GHz Exynos Octa core processor . The gradient body of the phone which is available in both blue and black stands apart. This phone is extremely light weight. The 6 GB RAM of the phone makes Gaming an amazing experience. Games like PUBG and Need For Speed works amazing on this phone. The phone also comes with the Type-C cable which is something really required now days. The Dual SIM feature of the phone is also really helpful. Overall I strongly recommend buying this phone to everyone.
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  • Great phone
    Aidan Dsilva (Apr 9, 2019) on Gadgets 360 Recommends
    Very good screen clarity, it looks very neat and appealing, Camera is very good, low light photography is excellent. Fingerprint sensor is fast and it has good speed which helps me switch between apps smoothly. Gaming on this phone is awesome and it doesn't lag while playing games like PUBG and NFS. The 5000mah battery helps me almost never run out of charge . The charger included with the phone charges my phone in a matter of minutes. The AMOLED display helps me see clearer images and lets me watch movies in high definition.The Dolby digital feature helps me listen to music in high quality sound with a beautiful infinity V cut display the phone looks better than anyone. I love it.
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  • An excellent investment
    Jessica Pereira (May 15, 2019) on Gadgets 360 Recommends
    The Samsung Galaxy M30's triple camera feature is absolutely amazing and helps in capturing every detail. The phone is super slim and the 90% display feature makes it even better. For a college going student like myself, the price makes it really affordable. The battery life is very long lasting. The fingerprint scanner as well as the face scanner is very efficient. The HD display quality makes watching videos a whole new experience. Buying this phone is one of the smartest decisions I've made. The phone lives up to its potential. Smartphones usually don't excite me but i am super pumped to use this phone. The phone has 128GB internal memory as well as expandable storage upto 512GB
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