Samsung Galaxy A03 Specifications, FAQs, Pros and Cons

Samsung has launched the Samsung Galaxy A03 smartphone. The device comes as the successor to the Samsung Galaxy A02 which was launched previously.

The handset comes with an octa-core Unisoc chipset, Dual Rear Camera setup, a selfie camera lens in the waterdrop style notch display, and a 5,000 mAh Battery.

Let’s see the full features, specifications, and price of the Samsung Galaxy A03. We have listed the Pros and Cons of the device along with some FAQs. Read on to check all the details.

Price of the Samsung Galaxy A03

The device launched in two different variants of 3GB RAM + 32GB Storage and 4GB RAM + 64GB Storage. It comes in three color options – Blue, Black, and Red.

The 3GB+32GB model is priced at Rs 10,499 (~ USD 150) and the 4GB+64GB model is priced at Rs 11,999 (~ USD 165).

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Basically, the A-Series smartphones target the offline market but you can also purchase this smartphone online from Samsung’s website.

Samsung Galaxy A03 Pros and Cons

ProsCons
3.5 mm Headphone JackHD+ PLS TFT LCD Display
Decent Primary CameraOnly 5MP Selfie Camera
Dedicated SD card slotUnisoc T606 Processor
Good Battery Backup7.75W Charging Support
No Fingerprint Scanner
Micro USB Port (No Type-C)
Bit Expensive
Only 2MP depth camera
Bloatware in the UI

So, these are the Pros and Cons of the Samsung Galaxy A03, now let’s see the full features and specifications of the smartphone.

Samsung Galaxy A03 Review

The Galaxy A03 is not worth buying because Samsung is offering an HD+ TFT LCD Display while there it also does not have a fingerprint scanner on it. So, Samsung is just charging extra money just for brand value. Overall, we suggest you skip the Galaxy A03 and take a look at other devices available in the market like Poco M2.

Just like other Samsung devices at the same price, the Galaxy A03 is also an overpriced smartphone but they need to provide some value to their customers.

Also, this could have been the best smartphone, if there were no other handset available but that’s not the case, we do have many phones from Poco M2 to Micromax IN Note 1 which are available at the same price as Galaxy A03 and they offer a lot better value.

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Display

The device features a 6.5-inches HD+ PLS TFT LCD Infinity-V Display with a screen resolution of 1600 x 720 pixels and a 60Hz Refresh Rate.

The frame and back panel of the phone are made out of plastic while there is glass protection on the top but Samsung has not disclosed which glass they used to protect the display.

Camera

The smartphone features a 48MP Dual Rear Camera setup with an LED Flash in the square module. The cameras consist of a 48MP primary lens with f/1.8 aperture and a 2MP depth lens with f/2.4 aperture.

There is a 5MP Selfie Camera lens with f/2.2 aperture in the waterdrop style notch design display. The rear camera can record 1080p videos at 30fps.

The 48MP rear camera shoots okay-type photos and the dynamic range of the device is very limited. And yes, forget that 2MP depth lens as it’s added just for numbers, no use of it in the real life.

Samsung Galaxy A03

When it comes to selfies, the 5MP selfie camera clicks photos and is very decent. Samsung should have at least provided a 13MP selfie camera but they didn’t, they went with 5MP only.

Samsung needs to work on the cameras and provide better cameras, especially the selfie camera at this price. Also, they need to optimize the camera.

Overall, the cameras of the smartphone are not that great compared to what other companies are offering at the same price.

Performance

The Samsung Galaxy A03 is powered by an octa-core Unisoc T606 Processor coupled with Arm Mali-G57 MP1 GPU. The device runs on Android 11-based OneUI Core 3.1 skin out of the box. Now, at this price point, Unisoc T606 is not acceptable, Samsung should have provided Helio G80 at least.

The Unisoc T606 processor is not that powerful too, the phone feels laggy and sometimes, it freezes for seconds while opening applications. Overall, don’t expect performance to be great, you will be disappointed with the performance.

The device packs a 5,000 mAh Battery with 7.75W Fast Charging Support and Samsung has used a Micro-USB Port for charging which is again a disappointment. Samsung has included a 7.75W charger inside the box. However, this is totally unacceptable at this price point, Samsung should have provided at least 15W charging support.

Also, there are no stereo speakers but it does have a 3.5mm headphone jack, a dedicated SD-card slot while it does not have a fingerprint scanner.

Samsung Galaxy A03 Full Specifications

Display6.51-inches HD+ IPS LCD Display
Resolution1600 x 720 pixels
Display Protection
Refresh Rate60Hz Refresh Rate
Dimensions & Weight164.2 x 75.9 x 9.1 mm, 196 grams
BuildGlass Front
Plastic Frame
Plastic Back
Operating SystemAndroid 11 based OneUI 3.1 Core
ProcessorUnisoc T606 Processor
GPU – Arm Mali-G57 MP1
CPU – Octa-core (2×1.6 GHz Cortex A75 & 6×1.6 GHz Cortex A55)
StorageLPDDR4x RAM + eMMC 5.1 Storage
3GB+32GB
4GB+64GB
Card SlotDedicated Slot (2+1 MicroSD card)
Rear Camera48MP primary sensor
2MP depth sensor
Video (Rear)1080p@30fps
Front Camera5MP Selfie Camera
Video (Front)
Battery5000 mAh Battery
Charging7.75W Charging Support
Headphone JackYes (3.5 mm)
SpeakersSingle Speaker
Bluetooth Versionv5.0
NFCNo
IR BlasterNo
FingerprintNo Fingerprint Scanner
SensorsAccelerometer, Proximity Sensor
NavigationGPS, A-GPS
ColorsBlack, Blue, Red

Key Specifications

  • 6.5-inches HD+ PLS TFT Display
  • Unisoc T606 Processor
  • 48MP Dual Rear Camera
  • 5MP Selfie Camera
  • 5,000 mAh Battery
  • 7.75W Charging Support
  • 2+1 microSD slot
  • OneUI Core 3.1 Based on Android 11

Some FAQs

Does the device have an FHD+ Display?

No, the smartphone does not have an FHD+ Display. Instead of that, Samsung has provided a 6.5-inches HD+ PLS TFT Display.

Is the device 5G supportive?

No, the device does not have 5G supports as it features an Unisoc T606 Processor which is 4G supportive.

Does the device have NFC support?

No, the smartphone does not support NFC (Near Field Communication) Technology.

Is there a Type-C port in the device?

No, the device does not have a USB Type-C port. Instead of that, Samsung has included Micro-USB Port for charging.

Does the device have wireless charging?

No, the smartphone does not have wireless charging support. It only has 7.75W Wired charging support.

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