Samsung has officially unveiled the Galaxy A03s, an updated offering for the entry-level market and a successor to last year’s A02s.

The Google Play Console listing of the new A03s device highlights the spec sheet of the phone which supports HD+ resolution and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor.

The phone comes in three different designs and sports a big 5,000mAh battery.

 

Design and Display

Samsung A03s Launched With Big Battery and One UI 3.1

The Samsung Galaxy A03s has a 6.5-inch IPS LCD display with a water-drop notch that holds a 5MP selfie shooter. The fingerprint sensor is side-mounted, and there is a camera bump on the back which sports three lenses.

Internals and Storage

The phone features the entry-level MediaTek Helio P35 SoC paired with 3GB or 4GB RAM and 32/64 GB storage.

The Galaxy Ao3s will boot One UI 3.0 with Android 11 out of the box.

Cameras

The primary camera setup comes with a 13MP main and a 2MP+2MP pairing of macro and depth sensors in support. This setup is loaded with a variety of entry-level features and can record 1080p videos at 30 FPS.

The front-facing punch-hole camera is a 5MP f/2.2 shooter.

Battery and Pricing

The 5,000mAh battery in the Galaxy A03s is intended to last two days of usage on full charge besides support for 15W fast charging.

The base Ao3s will initially be sold in India for $155, while the 4GB/64GB variant will retail for $168. Both the variants come in three color options — black, blue, and white.

Samsung Galaxy A03s Specifications

  • Chipset: MediaTek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (4×2.35 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)
  • GPU: PowerVR GE8320
  • OS: Android 11, One UI 3.0
  • Supported Networks: GSM/HSPA/LTE
  • Display:
    • 6.5 inches (~81.8% screen-to-body ratio) with 720 x 1600 pixels resolution; 270 ppi)
  • Memory:
    • RAM: 3GB, 4GB
    • Internal: 32GB, 64GB
    • Card slot: microSDXC (dedicated slot)
  • Camera:
    • Rear (triple): 13 MP, f/2.2, (wide), AF
      2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
      2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
    • Front: 5 MP, f/2.2
  • Colors: Black, Blue. White
  • Fingerprint sensor: side-mounted
  • Battery: 5,000 mAh, 15W fast-charging
  • Price: $155-168