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Apple iPhone X (256GB) vs Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305FN/DS)

Side by side comparison between Apple iPhone X vs Samsung Galaxy A30 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Apple iPhone X (256GB)
5.8"
AMOLED

1125x2436

12
MP

7.1mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

2716
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
13PointsSamsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305FN/DS)Compare Apple iPhone X X
Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305FN/DS)
6.4"
AMOLED

1080x2340

16
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Apple iPhone X (256GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

iPhone X (256GB)17 Advantages Apple iPhone X (256GB)vsGalaxy A30 (SM-A305FN/DS)13 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305FN/DS)
+2.39Ghz 64bit Hexa-Core11%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+256GB (245GB available)4 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs64GB (51GB available)
+NVMe (SSD)Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.1
+Stainless steel body, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+Dolby Vision/HDR10Advantage
The Dolby Vision/HDR10 display provides vibrant colors and more details
vsNot supported
+1125x2436 pixels8%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2340 pixels
+463 PPI15%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs403 PPI
+(dual camera) 12MP + 12MP15%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 16MP + 5MP
+Quad-LED flashAdvantage
The Quad-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps71%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Qi wireless chargingAdvantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
vsNot supported
+IP67 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
3GB LPDDR4Xvs+4GB LPDDR4X33%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
Not supportedvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
174 grams (6.09 ounces)vs+165 grams (5.78 ounces)5%
Lighter
5.8"vs+6.4"10%
Larger screen
f/1.8 (aperture)vs+f/1.7 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 7.1MPvs+(front) 16MP125%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
2100000 apps (App Store)vs+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)19%
More apps available to download and use
proprietary audio outputvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
2716 mAhvs+4000 mAh47%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1 slot (Single-SIM)vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
USB 2.0 proprietary connectorvs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.

29 Common items in both devices
7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Super AMOLED
60Hz
16 million
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+22 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresApple iPhone X (256GB)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305FN/DS)
ModeliPhone X (256GB)Galaxy A30 (SM-A305FN/DS)
Other model namesiPhone 10, iPhone Ten A1865, A1901, A1902Galaxy A30 SM-A305F/Dual-Sim (64GB + 4GB RAM) NFC
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Europe)
(Europe)
BrandAppleSamsung
Release dateSeptember, 2017March, 2019
Depth7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)70.9 x 143.6 millimeters (2.79 x 5.65 in)74.7 x 158.5 millimeters (2.94 x 6.24 in)
Weight174 grams (6.09 ounces)165 grams (5.78 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsStainless steel body, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30minNot supported
System (OS)Apple iPhone X (256GB)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305FN/DS)
Operating systemiOS 11Android 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateiOS 14Android 10
HardwareApple iPhone X (256GB)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305FN/DS)
Chipset64bit - Apple A11 Bionic (10nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7904 (14nm)
CPU processorHexa-Core, 2 processors:
2.39Ghz Dual-Core Monsoon
1.6Ghz Quad-Core Mistral
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.6Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerApple GPU MP3ARM Mali-G71 MP2
RAM memory3GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage256GB (245GB available)
NVMe (SSD)
64GB (51GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayApple iPhone X (256GB)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305FN/DS)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.8" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1125x2436 pixels (19.5:9)1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)463 PPI403 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3
Display features60Hz, 625 nits, Dolby Vision/HDR1060Hz
Mobile networksApple iPhone X (256GB)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305FN/DS)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1024/150 Mbps600/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900/2100 (A1865 model), GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkA1865 model:
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100

A1901 model:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat16 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 34, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat12/13 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingApple iPhone X (256GB)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305FN/DS)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraApple iPhone X (256GB)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305FN/DS)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.41/3.4"52mm1.0µm2x-optical-zoomOISPDAF
(dual camera)
16 megapixels
5MP ultrawidef/2.212mm
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashQuad-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.22µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraApple iPhone X (256GB)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305FN/DS)
Front camera (secondary)7.1 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution3072x2304 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length32mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaApple iPhone X (256GB)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305FN/DS)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMPEG4, H.265, H.264, MOVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, AAX+, AIFFMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityApple iPhone X (256GB)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305FN/DS)
USBUSB 2.0 proprietary connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputProprietary TV-outNot supported
Audio outputproprietary audio output3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsApple iPhone X (256GB)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305FN/DS)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Face unlock
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Space Gray, Silver
- Face ID
- 3D Touch
- Apple Pay
- AirDrop, iCloud, FaceTime, Siri
- Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter included
- Fast battery charging: 50% in 30min
- 5W charger is included
- 1080p@240fps slow motion
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Red
- Display FHD+
- One UI
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyApple iPhone X (256GB)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305FN/DS)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity2716 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging
5W Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy1260 minutes | 21 hours | 0.9 day1380 minutes | 23 hours | 1 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateApple iPhone X (256GB)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305FN/DS)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.09W/kg (head) | 1.17W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.246W/kg (head) | 1.165W/kg (body)
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