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Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975W 128GB vs Samsung Galaxy A30 SM-A305G/DS 32GB

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy A30 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A30 X26Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975W 128GB
Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975W 128GB
6.4"
AMOLED

1440x3040

12.2
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4100
mAh

(Non removable)

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Compare Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus X03Samsung Galaxy A30 SM-A305G/DS 32GB
Samsung Galaxy A30 SM-A305G/DS 32GB
6.4"
AMOLED

1080x2340

16
MP

16mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975W 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!


26 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975W 128GB
Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975W 128GBvsGalaxy A30 SM-A305G/DS 32GB
 49%49%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 167%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
8GB LPDDR4Xvs3GB LPDDR4X
 4 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
128GB (109GB user available)vs32GB (24GB user available)
Advantage
+Fastest write and read storage
UFS 2.1vseMMC 5.1
Advantage
+More resistant material
Aluminum frame, front/back glassvsPlastic body, front glass
 73%73%
+Higher resolution screen
1440x3040 pixelsvs1080x2340 pixels
 31%31%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
526 PPIvs403 PPI
 92%92%
+Higher resolution main camera
(triple camera) 12.2MP + 12MP + 16MPvs(dual camera) 16MP + 5MP
Advantage
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
Digital and optical zoomvsOnly digital zoom
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both camerasvsPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS: Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
 13%13%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.5 (aperture)vsf/1.7 (aperture)
 13%13%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(dual front camera) 10MP + 8MPvs(front) 16MP
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
 2 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 2000 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Heart ratevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
SpO2vsNot supported
 2%2%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4100 mAhvs4000 mAh
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported
Advantage
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GovsUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
IP68 certifiedvsNot supported

03 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A30 SM-A305G/DS 32GB
Galaxy A30 SM-A305G/DS 32GBvsGalaxy S10 Plus SM-G975W 128GB
 6%6%
+Lighter
165 grams (5.78 ounces)vs175 grams (6.13 ounces)
 1%1%
+Thinner
7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)vs7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot

27 Common items in both devices
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
Dynamic AMOLED / Super AMOLED
16 million
6.4"
LED flash
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint (under display) / Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Face unlock
Li-Ion (Non removable) / LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
FM
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
5.0 version A2DP/LE
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 6 / Gorilla Glass 3
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975W 128GBSamsung Galaxy A30 SM-A305G/DS 32GB
ModelGalaxy S10 Plus SM-G975W 128GBGalaxy A30 SM-A305G/DS 32GB
Also known asGalaxy S10+ (Snapdragon) G975W, Samsung Beyond 2Galaxy A30 SM-A305G/Dual-Sim 3GB RAM + 32GB
Country or region availableCanadaLatin America
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateMarch, 2019March, 2019
Depth7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)74.1 x 157.6 millimeters (2.92 x 6.2 in)74.7 x 158.5 millimeters (2.94 x 6.24 in)
Weight175 grams (6.13 ounces)165 grams (5.78 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, front/back glassPlastic body, front glass
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minNot supported
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975W 128GBSamsung Galaxy A30 SM-A305G/DS 32GB
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975W 128GBSamsung Galaxy A30 SM-A305G/DS 32GB
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7904 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.78Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.6Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 640ARM Mali-G71 MP2
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X3GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (109GB user available)
UFS 2.1
32GB (24GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975W 128GBSamsung Galaxy A30 SM-A305G/DS 32GB
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.4" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~87.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1440x3040 pixels1080x2340 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)526 PPI403 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Gorilla Glass 3
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975W 128GBSamsung Galaxy A30 SM-A305G/DS 32GB
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkTD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat20 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 29, 30, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
LTE Cat12/13 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, 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
Maximum download/upload2000/150 Mbps600/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975W 128GBSamsung Galaxy A30 SM-A305G/DS 32GB
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
Primary / back cameraSamsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975W 128GBSamsung Galaxy A30 SM-A305G/DS 32GB
Main camera(triple camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephoto (f/2.4 1/3.6" 52mm 1.0µm AF OIS 2x-zoom)
16MP ultrawide (f/2.2, 12mm)
(dual camera)
16 megapixels
5MP ultrawide (f/2.2 12mm)
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 60 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.5 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.55" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both camerasPDAF: 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
Front / secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975W 128GBSamsung Galaxy A30 SM-A305G/DS 32GB
Front camera(dual front camera)
10 megapixels
8MP depth sensor (f/2.2 22mm)
16 megapixels
Front camera resolution3872x2592 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975W 128GBSamsung Galaxy A30 SM-A305G/DS 32GB
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975W 128GBSamsung Galaxy A30 SM-A305G/DS 32GB
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax + 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, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975W 128GBSamsung Galaxy A30 SM-A305G/DS 32GB
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
Gesture
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (under display)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Prism Black, White, Green, Blue, Flamingo Pink
- Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
- One UI
- Always-on display
- 19:9 ratio and HDR10+ display
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Dolby Atmos/AKG sound
- Bixby
- Samsung DeX
- Samsung Pay (MST, NFC)
- ANT+
- USB Power Delivery 2.0
- Wireless charging: 15W
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Red
- 19.5:9 display ratio FHD+
- One UI
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975W 128GBSamsung Galaxy A30 SM-A305G/DS 32GB
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
Reverse wireless charging between devices
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity4100 mAh4000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)15W15W
Talk timefeature not registered1380 minutes | 23 hours | 1 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975W 128GBSamsung Galaxy A30 SM-A305G/DS 32GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia1.11 W/Kg (head) | 1.29 W/Kg (body)0.316 W/Kg (head) | 0.404 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered