Samsung Galaxy A55 vs Vivo V30 Pro: How the two affordable premium Android phones compare

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Samsung recently expanded its mid-range A-series with two new smartphones -- Galaxy A55 and A35. The more expensive Samsung Galaxy A55 starts at Rs 39,999 and is the first mid-range Smartphone from Samsung to come with 12GB RAM. However, the 12GB RAM variant is priced at Rs 45,999. The smartphone features a Full HD+ display, an Exynos chipset, a 50MP camera and supports 25W charging.

Samsung Galaxy A55 is set to be available in India soon. On the other hand, Chinese smartphone maker Vivo launched its latest V30 series which also includes two smartphones -- the Vivo V30 and the V30 Pro. The higher-priced V30 Pro starts at Rs 41,999 and also comes in a 12GB option that is priced at Rs 45,999. This smartphone is already available for sale and sports a curved AMOLED display, much better camera capabilities and 80W fast charging. Here’s how the two mid-range smartphones compare:

FeatureSamsung Galaxy A55 5G

Vivo V30 Pro

Display6.6-inch FHD+ (1080x2340), 120Hz, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus+6.78-inch AMOLED (1260x2800), 120Hz, Up to 2800 nits
ProcessorExynos 1480MediaTek Dimensity 8200
RAMUp to 12GBUp to 12GB
Storage128GB or 256GB (Expandable up to 1TB)256GB or 512GB
Operating SystemAndroid 14 with One UI 6.1Android 14 with FuntouchOS 14
Rear Camera50MP main, 12MP ultrawide, 5MP macro50MP main, 50MP ultrawide, 50MP telephoto
Front Camera32MP50MP
Battery5000mAh with 25W fast charging5000mAh with 80W fast charging
Water ResistanceIP67Dust and splash resistant coating
Starting Price (India)Rs 39,999Rs 41,999

Vivo V30 Pro has a larger AMOLED display with higher peak brightness and has a more powerful processor. The Vivo phone also offers a higher base storage option (256GB) and comes with a telephoto lens. Vivo V30 Pro also offers faster 80W charging than the Samsung Galaxy A55’s 25W charging.

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