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Motorola Edge vs Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305F/DS)

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

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Motorola Edge
6.7"
OLED

1080x2340

64
MP

25mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
06PointsSamsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305F/DS)Compare Motorola Edge X
Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305F/DS)
6.4"
AMOLED

1080x2340

16
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Motorola Edge

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Edge15 Advantages Motorola EdgevsGalaxy A30 (SM-A305F/DS)6 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305F/DS)
+2.4Ghz 64bit Octa-Core35%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+128GB (107GB user free)110%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs64GB (51GB user free)
+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage
vseMMC 5.1
+Aluminum body, glass front, plastic backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+6.7"5%
Larger screen
vs6.4"
+(quad camera) 64MP + 8MP + 16MP + 0.04MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 16MP + 5MP
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+(front) 25MP56%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 16MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs4G+ LTE-A
+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps2 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps
+4500 mAh13%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4000 mAh
+5.1 version A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs5.0 version A2DP/LE
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
188 grams (6.58 ounces)vs+165 grams (5.78 ounces)14%
Lighter
9.3 millimeters (0.37 inches)vs+7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)21%
Thinner
OLEDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
385 PPIvs+403 PPI5%
Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
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
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

31 Common items in both devices
4GB LPDDR4X
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
16 million
1080x2340 pixels
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
+24 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresMotorola EdgeSamsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305F/DS)
ModelEdgeGalaxy A30 (SM-A305F/DS)
Other model namesMotorola Edge XT2063-3, Moto Edge 5GGalaxy A30 SM-A305F/Dual-Sim (64GB + 4GB RAM)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandMotorolaSamsung
Release dateMay, 2020March, 2019
Depth9.3 millimeters (0.37 inches)7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)71.1 x 161.6 millimeters (2.8 x 6.36 in)74.7 x 158.5 millimeters (2.94 x 6.24 in)
Weight188 grams (6.58 ounces)165 grams (5.78 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass front, plastic backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Not supported
System (OS)Motorola EdgeSamsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305F/DS)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 10
HardwareMotorola EdgeSamsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305F/DS)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SDM765 (7nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7904 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.4Ghz Single-Core Kryo 475 Prime
2.2Ghz Single-Core Kryo 475 Gold
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 475 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.6Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 620ARM Mali-G71 MP2
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (107GB user free)
UFS 2.1
64GB (51GB user free)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayMotorola EdgeSamsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305F/DS)
Display typeOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.7" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~95.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels1080x2340 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)385 PPI403 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 3
Mobile networksMotorola EdgeSamsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305F/DS)
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/upload2000/150 Mbps600/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 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 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat16 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat12/13 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNSA Sub6 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 25, 28, 38, 41, 66, 71, 78)Not 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, 5G SA-NSAGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingMotorola EdgeSamsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305F/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
CameraMotorola EdgeSamsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305F/DS)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
64 megapixels
8MP telephoto (f/2.4 52mm 1.12µm, 2x-opt-zoom PDAF)
16MP ultrawide (f/2.2 13mm 1.0µm)
0.04MP TOF 3D
(dual camera)
16 megapixels
5MP ultrawide (f/2.2 12mm)
Main camera resolution10120x6328 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/1.72" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraMotorola EdgeSamsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305F/DS)
Front camera (secondary)25 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution5760x4320 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size0.9µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaMotorola EdgeSamsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305F/DS)
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
ConnectivityMotorola EdgeSamsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305F/DS)
USBUSB 2.0 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
Bluetooth5.1 version A2DP/LE5.0 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)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsMotorola EdgeSamsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305F/DS)
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
Face unlock
Fingerprint (under display)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Solar Black, Midnight Magenta
- 19.5:9, 90Hz, HDR10 display
- Dual stereo speakers tuned by Waves
- Moto Actions
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Red
- 19.5:9 display ratio FHD+
- One UI
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyMotorola EdgeSamsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305F/DS)
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity4500 mAh4000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)18W15W
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1380 minutes | 23 hours | 1 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateMotorola EdgeSamsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305F/DS)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.246W/kg (head) | 1.165W/kg (body)