Hyped as having some of the best in category camera specs, the Samsung Galaxy A Series is one to seriously consider if you’re looking for a new smartphone. But which is the best Galaxy A Series phone for your budget? We’ve put together a comparison so you can get the best bang for your buck. 

Samsung Galaxy A Series under R3500


MODEL Samsung A10  Samsung A10S Samsung A20 
Price R2699 from R2999 R3299
Screen 6.2-inch 6.2-inch 6.4-inch
Camera 13MP Rear

5MP  Selfie

13MP+2MP Dual Rear

8MP Selfie

13MP+5MP Dual Rear

8MP Selfie

Battery 3400 mAh 4000mAh 4000mAh
Memory 32GB 32GB 32GB

Make sure you spend wisely by considering some of the best smartphones available in the R3500 price range. These 3 Samsung Galaxy A Series smartphones although affordable still pack a seriously impressive punch for the price when it comes to specs. All have slim lightweight bodies with Infinity-V Display screens, so whichever you choose you’ll be styling off the bat. The real difference comes into play with the camera and battery. If you can spare an extra R600 The Samsung Galaxy A10S bumps you up into Dual Camera status with a 4000mAh battery to keep you going.

Samsung Galaxy A Series under R5500


MODEL Samsung A30 Samsung A30S
Price from R4399 from R4999
Screen 6.4-inch 6.4-inch
Camera 16MP + 2MP Dual Rear

16MP  Selfie

25MP + 5MP + 8MP Triple Rear

16MP Selfie

Battery 4000mAh 4000mAh
Memory 64GB 128GB

When you step into the R5500 price range there are some serious contenders at play but we think these two smartphones are some of the best in the category when it comes to specs for price. With a similar premium look and feel, a 6.4-inch Infinity-V Display and sleek and slim bodies, it’s really the camera that sets these two apart. If you have the extra budget to spend, go for the Galaxy A30S with a super impressive triple rear camera to take your phone photography to the next level.

Blow it on the best – Top of the range Galaxy A Series 


MODEL Samsung A50 Samsung A70 Samsung A80
Price R6999 R7999 R8999
Screen 6.4-inch Infinity-U Display 6.7-inch sAMOLED 6.7 FHD+ sAMOLED
Camera 25MP + 5MP + 8MP Triple Rear

25MP Selfie

32MP + 8MP + 5MP Triple Rear

32MP Selfie

Rotating 48MP + 8MP +3D Depth ToF
Battery 4000mAh 4500mAh 3700mAh
Memory 128GB 128GB 128GB

When you’re playing in the premium arena you have loads of choices, but we think these 3 smartphones are top choices in this competitive price range.

The price difference between the A50 and A70 is just R1000 but the jump in specs is huge. If you can afford it, go for it! But if you want the ultimate camera experience, the Samsung Galaxy A80’s impressive 3D camera rotates for both rear-facing shots and incredible selfies with no compromise on quality.


Whichever Samsung Galaxy A Series smartphone you choose, you can rest easy knowing you’re getting a quality device that will up your snaps and grams for sure!

Shop the full Galaxy A Series range here