We all know Samsung for its flagship class leading Galaxy S and Note series. But it has some very interesting class leading offerings in the mass-and-mid market as well. Enter the new Galaxy A-series for 2019.

The new Galaxy A-series – A70, A50, A30 and A20 specs put these ahead of almost all competitors.

For example, a 4,000mAh battery and 15W fast charge for $279. Or the 4,500mAh battery and 25W fast charge as well as three rear cameras and a 32MP selfie for $649 – Tell them they’re dreaming!

GadgetGuy has not reviewed the Galaxy A-series yet – here is a brief overview

Galaxy A-series

Item A70 $649 A50 $499 A30 $379 A20 $279
Display 6.7” 2400 x 1080 Super AMOLED 6.4” 2340 x 1080
Super AMOLED
Same as A50 6.4” 1560×720
Super AMOLED
Camera (Front) 32MP (F2.0) 25MP, f/2.0 16MP, f/2.0 8MP, f/2.0
Camera (Rear) 32MP (Main, F1.9)
5MP (Depth, F2.2)
8MP (Ultrawide, F2.2)
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25MP (F1.7)
Same as A70
Same as A70
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16MP (F1.7)
Same as A70

13MP (F1.9)
Same as A70

Memory 6GB 4GB 3GB 3GB
Storage 128GB
Micro-SD 512GB
64GB
Micro-SD 512GB
32GB
Micro-SD 512GB
Same as A30
Processor Qualcomm SD675
Octacore
Exynos 9610
same
Exynos 7885
same
Exynos 7884
same
Wi-Fi
BT
NFC
USB-C
AC
5.0
Yes
Yes
AC
same
same
same
AC
same
same
same
N
same
same
same
Battery 4,500mAh 4,000mAh 4,000mAh 4,000mAh
Other Features 25W Fast Charge, Optical In-display Fingerprint Reader, Android 9.0 15W Fast Charge
Same as A70
15W Fast Charge, Fingerprint Reader, Android 9.0 Same as A30
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Garry McGregor, Vice President of IT and Mobile, Samsung Electronics Australia, said,

“Designed for the digital native, the Galaxy A Series is packed with so many of our signature, premium Galaxy S Series features, giving Aussies unprecedented access to Samsung’s latest innovations at an accessible price point.”

GadgetGuy’s take – Samsung Galaxy A-series is feature rich for the price

Two things augur well for Samsung in this market space.

  1. The Galaxy name connotes a build quality, superior feature set and reliability not generally found here
  2. Faced with the choice of buying a Samsung over most other brands, it’s street cred wins every time.

The pick of the crop is the A70 that uses the Qualcomm SD675, and that adds considerable AI post-processing power so its three cameras should produce excellent pictures.