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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB) vs Samsung Galaxy M30s (SM-M307F/DS 128GB)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy Note 7 vs Samsung Galaxy M30s phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy M30s XSamsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)20Points
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
5.7"
AMOLED

1440x2560

12.2
MP

5mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
14PointsSamsung Galaxy M30s (SM-M307F/DS 128GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy Note 7 X
Samsung Galaxy M30s (SM-M307F/DS 128GB)
6.4"
AMOLED

1080x2340

48
MP

16mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

6000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!

Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)20 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)vsGalaxy M30s (SM-M307F/DS 128GB)14 Advantages Samsung Galaxy M30s (SM-M307F/DS 128GB)
+169 grams (5.92 ounces)11%
Lighter
vs188 grams (6.58 ounces)
+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)13%
Thinner
vs8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+1440x2560 pixels46%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2340 pixels
+515 PPI28%
Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs403 PPI
+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
+f/1.7 (aperture)18%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
vsf/2.0 (aperture)
+(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)78%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+Ambient LightAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Iris scannerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+SpO2Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
vsNot supported
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
vsUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
2.15Ghz 64bit Quad-Corevs+2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core45%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
UFS 2.0vs+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
5.7"vs+6.4"12%
Larger screen
(back) 12.2MPvs+(triple camera) 48MP + 8MP + 5MP4 times
Higher resolution main camera
1/2.55" inchesvs+1/2" inches28%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
(front) 5MPvs+(front) 16MP2 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Android 7.0 Nougatvs+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps33%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
3500 mAhvs+6000 mAh71%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
2 slots Dual-SIM
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
vs+2 slots Dual-SIM
(dedicated slot)Advantage
With more SIM card slots you can have more operators and choose which one to use
Not supportedvs+FM with RDSAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
4.2 version A2DPvs+5.0 version A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster

26 Common items in both devices
6GB LPDDR4
128GB (114GB user free) / 128GB (109GB user free)
Super AMOLED
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
+19 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 featuresSamsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)Samsung Galaxy M30s (SM-M307F/DS 128GB)
ModelGalaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)Galaxy M30s (SM-M307F/DS 128GB)
Other model namesSamsung Galaxy Note 7 SM-N9300 6GB RAM, Galaxy Note 6Samsung Galaxy M30s SM-M307F/Dual-Sim (128GB + 6GB RAM)
Country or region availableChinaHong Kong
China, Hong Kong
India
India
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateSeptember, 2016September, 2019
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)73.9 x 153.5 millimeters (2.91 x 6.04 in)75.1 x 159 millimeters (2.96 x 6.26 in)
Weight169 grams (5.92 ounces)188 grams (6.58 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)Samsung Galaxy M30s (SM-M307F/DS 128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 7.0 Nougatfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)Samsung Galaxy M30s (SM-M307F/DS 128GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 (14nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9611 (10nm)
CPU processorQuad-Core, 2 processors:
2.15Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
1.6Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.7Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 530ARM Mali-G72 MP3
RAM memory6GB LPDDR46GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (114GB user free)
UFS 2.0
128GB (109GB user free)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)Samsung Galaxy M30s (SM-M307F/DS 128GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.7" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~79% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1440x2560 pixels1080x2340 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)515 PPI403 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Not supported
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)Samsung Galaxy M30s (SM-M307F/DS 128GB)
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Dual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload450/50 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, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat9 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE 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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+GPRS, EDGE
CallingSamsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)Samsung Galaxy M30s (SM-M307F/DS 128GB)
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
CameraSamsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)Samsung Galaxy M30s (SM-M307F/DS 128GB)
Back camera (main camera)12.2 megapixels(triple camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawide (f/2.2 12mm 1/4.0" 1.12µm)
5MP depth sensor (f/2.2)
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/2" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel0.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital 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 cameraSamsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)Samsung Galaxy M30s (SM-M307F/DS 128GB)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)2K UHD (2560x1440)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length22mm lens26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.1" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)Samsung Galaxy M30s (SM-M307F/DS 128GB)
RadioNot supportedFM with RDS
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)Samsung Galaxy M30s (SM-M307F/DS 128GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 version A2DP5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)Samsung Galaxy M30s (SM-M307F/DS 128GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Iris scanner
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Fingerprint (front-mounted)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Blue Coral, Silver Titanium, Black Onyx
- Stylus Pen (12-bit)
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard)
- S-Voice
- HD Voice
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Opal Black, Sapphire Blue, Pearl White
- 19.5:9 display
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)Samsung Galaxy M30s (SM-M307F/DS 128GB)
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity3500 mAh6000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)15W15W
Talk time autonomy2280 minutes | 38 hours | 1.6 daysfeature not registered
Standby18720 minutes | 312 hours | 13 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)Samsung Galaxy M30s (SM-M307F/DS 128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.492W/kg (head) | 1.13W/kg (body)