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Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G 32GB) vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A30 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 XSamsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G 32GB)06Points
Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G 32GB)
6.4"
AMOLED

1080x2340

16
MP

16mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
12PointsXiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)Compare Samsung Galaxy A30 X
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
6.53"
IPS

1080x2340

48
MP

13mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5020
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)

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!

Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G 32GB)6 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G 32GB)vsRedmi Note 9 (128GB Global)12 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
+165 grams (5.78 ounces)21%
Lighter
vs199 grams (6.97 ounces)
+7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)16%
Thinner
vs8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+403 PPI2%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs395 PPI
+f/1.7 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.8 (aperture)
+(front) 16MP25%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 13MP
1.8GHz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2GHz 64bit Octa-Core33%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
3GB LPDDR4Xvs+4GB LPDDR4X33%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
32GB (24GB available)vs+128GB (106GB available)3 times
More internal storage for applications and files
6.4"vs+6.53"2%
Larger screen
(dual camera) 16MP + 5MPvs+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP187%
Higher resolution main camera
Android 10vs+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 800 Mbps33%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
4000 mAhvs+5020 mAh26%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
15Wvs+18W20%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
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+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
Not supportedvs+Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

36 Common items in both devices
eMMC 5.1
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC / Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
Plastic body, glass front
60Hz
16 million
1080x2340 pixels
LED flash
+29 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G 32GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
ModelGalaxy A30 (SM-A305G 32GB)Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
Other model namesGalaxy A30 SM-A305G Single-Sim (32GB + 3GB RAM)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 M2003J15SG Global version (NFC)
Country or region availableArgentinaMexico
Argentina, Mexico
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungXiaomi
Release date3/2/20194/30/2020
Depth7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)74.7 x 158.5 millimeters (2.94 x 6.24 in)77.2 x 162.3 millimeters (3.04 x 6.39 in)
Weight165 grams (5.78 ounces)199 grams (6.97 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G 32GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
System versionAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 10Android 11
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G 32GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7904 (14nm)64bit - MediaTek Helio G85 (12nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.8GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.6GHz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2GHz Dual-Core ARM-Cortex-A75
1.8GHz Hexa-Core ARM-Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G71 MP2ARM Mali-G52 MC2 1Ghz
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G 32GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
RAM memory3GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (24GB available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (106GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G 32GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.4" inches6.53" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)403 PPI395 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 5
Display features60Hz60Hz, 450nits[typ]

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G 32GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
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/upload600/150 Mbps800/150 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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat12/13 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
LTE Cat15/13 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, 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

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G 32GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
16 megapixels
5MP ultrawidef/2.212mm
(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1/4"1.12µm118°
2MP macrof/2.41.75µmAF
2MP depthf/2.41/5"1.7µm
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: 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
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G 32GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixels13 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.3 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered29mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.06" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G 32GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G 32GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCNot supportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedSupported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G 32GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G 32GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh5020 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging18W Fast battery charging
9W Reverse charging USB between devices
Talk time autonomy23 hours33 hours (1.4 days)
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G 32GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Red
- Display FHD+
- One UI
- Colors: Forest Green, Midnight Grey, Polar White
- MIUI 11, 12
- 22.5W charger (18W phone support)

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G 32GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (128GB Global)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.316W/kg (head), 0.404W/kg (body)0.84W/kg (head), 0.9W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.8W/kg (head), 1.14W/kg (body)
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