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Samsung on 17/08/2021 launched the Galaxy A03s which is a budget android smartphone in India priced at Rs.11,499 & these are my honest thoughts about it.
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1. Battery [8.5/10]
Device comes with Li-Po 5000 mAh battery which supports 15W fast charging. The battery life should be great as it features,
- Bigger battery size.
- 12nm fabrication of the SOC.
- 15W fast charging.
Battery Life Stats
SOT [Screen on Time]: Upto 7:45 hrs average.
Battery Life: Upto 2 days average.
2. Features [8/10]
The device comes with pretty great features which includes,
- Important sensors: Fingerprint
- Connectivity options: WiFi (802.11 b/g/n), Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C 2.0 port, GPS (A-GPS, GLONASS & Beidou), Dual SIM (dual nano SIM, dual 4G, dual VoLTE) & dedicated Micro SD card slot.
- Audio features: Single speaker & 3.5mm headphone jack.
3. Performance [8/10]
Device comes with Mediatek Helio P35 12nm SOC & runs Android 11 OS with Samsung's One UI 3.1 Core interface on top. The overall performance should be pretty great as it features,
- 4 ARM-Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 2.35 Ghz & 4 ARM-Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 1.8 Ghz with PowerVR GE8320 680 Mhz GPU.
- 3/4GB LPDDR4X RAM & 32/64GB eMMC 5.1 Storage.
4. Display [7.9/10]
Device comes with 6.5 inch display which should offer pretty great quality as it features,
- PLS IPS LCD 60Hz refresh rate panel with HD+ [1600 X 720 pixels] resolution.
- Pretty great 270 ppi sharpness & 20:9 aspect ratio.
5. Form Factor [7.9/10]
- Dimensions: 164.2 x 75.9 x 9.1 mm & Weight: 196 gms.
- Build: Corning Gorilla Glass front, Plastic back & frame.
6. Camera [7.6/10]
Device comes with  rear cameras with LED flash &  front camera. The overall camera quality [image & video] should be pretty great [8/10] in day & pretty good [6.6/10] in night as it features [camera features 0.3],
- Main: 13MP with f/2.2 aperture, wide-angle lens & AF.
- Macro: 2MP with f/2.4 aperture.
- Depth: 2MP with f/2.4 aperture.
- Video recording options include FHD [1080p@30fps]. It features macro mode & more
- Front: 5MP with f/2.2 aperture, wide-angle lens.
- Video recording options include HD [720p@30fps].
7. Box Contents: Samsung Galaxy A03s [Device itself], Adapter, Type-C cable, Guides / Paper work & SIM tool.
9. Pros, Cons, GadgetGuruBN Product Rating & VFM Rating
|+ Great battery life||- Better SOC could be used|
|+ Pretty great features||- Display quality could be slightly better|
|+ Pretty great performance||- Camera quality could be slightly better|
|+ Pretty great display||- Premium price|
|+ Pretty great camera|
|+ Pretty great build|
1. Product Rating: 7.95/10.
2. VFM Rating: 7/10.
3. GadgetGuruBN Rating: 7.47/10.
10. Final Words
Summing up my thoughts the Samsung galaxy A03s is a pretty great smartphone at a pretty good price, Also do let me know your thoughts in the comments below.
11. Why you should buy this smartphone?
If you are looking for a pretty great smartphone that offers great battery life and big screen in the 12K budget than this smartphone might be the best option for you.