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Samsung Galaxy A2 Core SM-A260F/DS vs Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy A2 Core vs Samsung Galaxy A30s phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A30s X02Samsung Galaxy A2 Core SM-A260F/DS
Samsung Galaxy A2 Core SM-A260F/DS
5"
PLS

540x960

5
MP

5mp

1GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2600
mAh

(Removable)

vs
Compare Samsung Galaxy A2 Core X24Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)
Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)
6.4"
AMOLED

720x1560

25
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)

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!


02 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A2 Core SM-A260F/DS
Galaxy A2 Core SM-A260F/DSvsGalaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)
 19%19%
+Lighter
142 grams (4.97 ounces)vs169 grams (5.92 ounces)
Advantage
+Removable battery can be replaced easily
Li-Ion (Removable)vsLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)

24 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)
Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)vsGalaxy A2 Core SM-A260F/DS
 6%6%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.6Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 3 times100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
4GB LPDDR4Xvs1GB LPDDR3
 3 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
64GB (49GB user available)vs16GB (12GB user available)
 3 times100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
 17%17%
+Thinner
7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs9.1 millimeters (0.36 inches)
Advantage
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Super AMOLEDvsTFT PLS
 117%100%
+Higher resolution screen
720x1560 pixelsvs540x960 pixels
 22%22%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
268 PPIvs220 PPI
 28%28%
+Larger screen
6.4"vs5"
 7 times100%
+Higher resolution main camera
(triple camera) 25MP + 8MP + 5MPvs(back) 5MP
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
PDAF: phase detection autofocusvsAutofocus
 12%12%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.7 (aperture)vsf/1.9 (aperture)
 2 times100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 16MPvs(front) 5MP
Advantage
+Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
Android 9.0 PievsAndroid 8.1 Oreo
 3 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbpsvs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
CompassvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Ambient LightvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Fingerprint (under display)vsNot supported
 54%54%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4000 mAhvs2600 mAh
Advantage
+Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
Active noise cancellationvsNot supported
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.2 version A2DP
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Scratch-resistant glassvsNot supported

23 Common items in both devices
eMMC 5.1
Plastic body, front glass
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G LTE / 4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
2 slots Dual-SIM
FM
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go / USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy A2 Core SM-A260F/DSSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)
ModelGalaxy A2 Core SM-A260F/DSGalaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)
Also known asGalaxy A2 Core SM-A260F/Dual-SimGalaxy A30s SM-A307FN/Dual-Sim (NFC)
Country or region availableSouth AfricaEgyptMoroccoVarious (International)EuropeIndiaPakistanVarious (International)
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateApril, 2019September, 2019
Depth9.1 millimeters (0.36 inches)7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)71 x 141.6 millimeters (2.8 x 5.57 in)74.7 x 158.5 millimeters (2.94 x 6.24 in)
Weight142 grams (4.97 ounces)169 grams (5.92 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, front glassPlastic body, front glass
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy A2 Core SM-A260F/DSSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)
Operating systemAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A2 Core SM-A260F/DSSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870 (14nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7904 (14nm)
CPU processor1.6Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.6Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T830 MP1 700MhzARM Mali-G71 MP2
RAM memory1GB LPDDR34GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage16GB (12GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
64GB (49GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A2 Core SM-A260F/DSSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)
Display typeTFT PLSSuper AMOLED
Screen size5" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~68.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution540x960 pixels720x1560 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)220 PPI268 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedScratch-resistant glass
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy A2 Core SM-A260F/DSSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
micro-SIM (3FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandDual-Band 900/1800Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 900/1800GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 3, 7, 8, 20)LTE Cat12/13 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 900/1800GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps600/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy A2 Core SM-A260F/DSSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Primary / back cameraSamsung Galaxy A2 Core SM-A260F/DSSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)
Main camera5 megapixels(triple camera)
25 megapixels
8MP ultrawide (f/2.2 13mm 1/4.0" 1.12µm)
5MP depth sensor (f/2.2 1/5.0" 1.12µm)
Main camera resolution2560x1920 pixels5760x4320 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital 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
Front / secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy A2 Core SM-A260F/DSSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)
Front camera5 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.1" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A2 Core SM-A260F/DSSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy A2 Core SM-A260F/DSSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 version A2DP5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A2 Core SM-A260F/DSSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Hall effect
Fingerprint (under display)
Other features- Colors: Black, Blue, Red, Gold
- Android Go edition
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Prism Crush Black, Prism Crush White, Prism Crush Green, Prism Crush Violet2
- 19.5:9 display
- Game Booster
- Samsung Pay
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy A2 Core SM-A260F/DSSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)
BatteryLi-Ion (Removable)LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity2600 mAh4000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registered15W
Talk time960 minutes | 16 hours | 0.7 dayfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Samsung Galaxy A2 Core SM-A260F/DSSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UK0.527 W/Kg (head) | 1.093 W/Kg (body)1.05 W/Kg (head) | 1.54 W/Kg (body)