Good Camera, Long Lasting Battery – Samsung Electronics Indonesia (SEIN) started 2022 by bringing the Samsung Galaxy A03 to Indonesia. This smartphone offers a good camera with a long battery life. Is it true that the Samsung Galaxy A03 camera is really capable? Check out the full review.

This latest Samsung cellphone complements the Galaxy A03 series which was previously released in the country, namely the Samsung Galaxy A03s and Samsung Galaxy A03 Core.

However, as the last phone released from the Galaxy A03 series, this phone actually offers higher specifications and features than the previous 2 cellphones.

According to SEIN, the Galaxy A03 brings the best essential features to the entry segment. The Samsung Galaxy A03 camera is touted as one of the mainstay features of this cellphone.

Also read: Samsung Galaxy A03 Launches in Indonesia, Price in a Million!

Apart from the camera, what are the other advantages? The Telset team has conducted a complete test review of the Samsung Galaxy A03. How is the result? Check out the results of the following review.


The Samsung Galaxy A03 provides a choice of Blue, Black, and Red colors. In this review, we had the opportunity to get the Red color variant. The dimensions of the HP Galaxy A03 are 164.2 x 75.9 x 9.1 mm with a weight of 196 grams.

On the back, Samsung implements a main camera with a lens wide and camera with lens depth along with flash in the upper right corner.

The camera design of the Samsung Galaxy A03 is red and made different from the overall body design. The goal may be to provide an affirmation of the camera features on the smartphone.

The overall body design on the back is also red wrapped in material polycarbonate textured. This type of material makes the cellphone not slippery when held so you don’t need to use it soft case addition.

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Design View on Back

Don’t miss the Samsung writing at the bottom along with the HP IMEI number. Switch to the front. There is a selfie camera at the top which makes the screen unable to appear in its entirety.

However, Samsung covered this shortcoming with a spacious screen-to-body ratio of 81.8% so that the screen can still be used comfortably.

Galaxy A03 screen
Screen display

On the right there is a button to adjust the volume, a button to turn off the screen, the power off button, emergency mode and restart the cellphone.

On the left there is a card slot which when opened, there is a slot for 2 SIM cards, and a MicroSD. At the bottom, there is a Micro USB charger port, a 3.5 mm headphone jack port and speakers.

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The bottom of the smartphone

Screen and Audio

The Samsung Galaxy A03 has a PLS TVT screen specification with a size of 6.5 inches and a resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels or HD +. The screen-to-body ratio reaches 81.8% and the refresh rate is 60 Hz.

Based on the results reviewThe screen of the Samsung Galaxy A03 cellphone is quite tough when used for video streaming on YouTube and Netflix, or just access your cellphone to access social media such as Instagram and WhatsApp.

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Then for audio, this HP is able to provide users with quite good audio features thanks to the Dolby Audio technology embedded in the speakers.

This technology makes smartphones able to provide maximum sound both when using mode loudspeaker or headset mode.


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Samsung continues to provide maximum performance for the entry-level series, including the Galaxy A03. This can be seen from the kitchen runway on this one smartphone.

Samsung relies on an octa-core processor with a Unisoc T606 chipet with a speed of 1.6 GHz. Its performance is also supported by the option of RAM and internal memory of 3GB/32GB or 4GB/64GB.

There is also support for a microSD slot up to 1 TB. In this review, we get a product with a 3GB RAM variant and 32GB internal memory.

While the power source is equipped with a maximum battery capacity of 5,000mAh. Unfortunately, because this smartphone is not equipped with technology fast charging.

Through such specifications, the Samsung Galaxy A03 can be relied on for daily activities. We did not find any problems when opening various applications ranging from WhatsApp, Instagram, YouTube, NetFlix to Google Mail.

Also read: Specifications for Samsung Galaxy A03, HP Entry with 48MP Camera

Not only that, the Galaxy A03 can also not experience errors such as lag when opening these applications quickly or multitasking.

However, different results occur when the cellphone is used to play FPS games such as PUBG Mobile. Galaxy A03 often experiences lag so that it is not able to provide a maximum gaming experience.

Fortunately, we didn’t find this problem when playing other FPS games like Free Fire or casual games like Angry Birds 2 and 8 Ball Pool.

HP performance testing is also carried out through benchmark testing applications and the following are the results.

AnTuTu Benchmark

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The first test used the AnTuTu Benchmark application and the result was that the Galaxy A03 got a score of 156180. A good score for an entry-level cellphone because it was able to score above 100 thousand points.

PC Mark

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When tested through the PC Mark application, the data shows that the Samsung Galaxy A03 has maximum performance because it scores above 5000 points, which is 6793 points.

3D Mark

Through 3D Mark, this cellphone went through tests in the Sling Shot, Sling Shot Extreme, Wild Life Stress and Wild Life Extreme categories.

The results for Sling Shot and Extreme Shot, HP got a score of 1394 and 958 points. As for Wild Life Stress and Wild Life Extreme, the scores obtained are 410 and 113 points, respectively.

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These results show that the Galaxy A03 has good performance in terms of screen graphics and HP performance when used for all activities.


Samsung Galaxy A03 battery specifications are 5,000 mAh. From the test results using the PC Mark application, this 5000 mAh battery HP provides screen on time performance for 19 hours 25 minutes.

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These results show that you can use this cellphone all day, on a single charge. As for charging, Galaxy A03 is not supported by technology fast charging.

This shortcoming makes the duration of time for charging up to 100% takes up to 3 hours.


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The camera of the Samsung Galaxy A03 is quite luxurious. On the back, there is a main camera with a 48 MP wide lens and a 2 MP depth camera. On the front there is a camera with a 2 MP lens.

The camera is also supported by various features such as portrait mode, panorama mode, pro mode, food mode, night mode and zoom mode.

Also read: Tips for Creating Interesting Contemporary Content with 1 Million HP Cameras

For the results, the HP main camera is able to provide images with good detail and good lighting. Even for outdoor photos when the sky is clear, the resulting photos are still optimal.

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Main camera results
Main camera
main camera results

Then for panorama mode, HP is able to provide good pictures with a wide angle. Perfect for those of you who want to take photos of large objects such as fields or roads.

Panorama Mode
Panorama Mode Camera Results

Maximum results are also seen for portrait mode. This mode manages to give a bokeh effect to photos both when using the rear camera or front camera.

Front camera portrait mode
Portrait Mode on Main Camera
Front camera portrait mode
Portrait Mode on Front Camera

Similar results were also found for the food mode. This mode is able to produce a more focused image for food objects. Here are the photos for the food mode.

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Food Mode

Furthermore, in night mode, the HP managed to capture the moments at night so well that the photos still looked clear even though the outside lighting was very minimal.

Night Mode Camera
Night Mode

Next in the photo section there is a zoom feature with digital zoom support up to 10x, which is able to take distant objects quite clearly. Like this 10x digital zoom results.

Samsung Zoom Mode
10x Zoom Mode Results

In addition to the feature for taking pictures, the Galaxy A03 can also be used to create video content. One of the interesting features in the video menu is the hyperlapse video feature.

This feature is able to change the video with normal movement to be faster. For example, if you record a video for 2 minutes, the hyperlapse video feature will change the video duration to 30 seconds with fast movement results.

In this review we tried the hyperlapse video feature on the Galaxy A03 and the feature was able to provide good hyperlapse videos.


Galaxy A03 Review Conclusion

The Samsung Galaxy A03 Core is included in the 1 million HP category. The price is Rp. 1,599,000 for the 3/32GB variant and Rp. 1,799,000 for the 4/64GB variant. But at such a price, is the Galaxy A03 worth buying?

This cellphone does add to the excitement of the 1 million HP battle in the Indonesian market, because at an affordable price the Galaxy A03 is able to provide maximum performance and features.

Not to mention the large battery of 5,000 mAh with a good camera. So this cellphone is suitable for those of you who are looking for a cellphone with a large battery and also a sophisticated camera for creating photo or video content.

Read also: 3 Easy Ways to Create Anti FOMO with Samsung Galaxy A03 Core

The drawbacks of the Galaxy A03 are the screen that is less spacious, and the absence of a fast charging feature which makes the battery charging duration quite long. Not to mention the less than optimal performance when used for heavy games like PUBG Mobile.


  • Attractive design.
  • Big battery.
  • Camera with high resolution and full features.
  • Good speakers.


  • There is not any Fast Charging.
  • The screen is not relieved.
  • Performance for playing games is lacking.

Rating 8/10

ReleaseJanuary 2022
Network2G, 3G, 4G
OSAndroid 11
ChipsetUnisoc T606
CPUOcta-core (2×1.6 GHz & 6×1.6 GHz)
GPUMali G57
Dimension164.2 x 75.9 x 9.1 mm, 196 g
Screen6.5-inch TFT PLS, HD+
Main Camera48MP (wide) + 2MP (depth)
Front camera5MP
battery5000 mAh
ColorBlack, Blue, Red
PriceStarting from IDR 1.5 million