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Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G/DS 32GB) vs Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A30 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 10 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy Note 10 XSamsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G/DS 32GB)10Points
Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G/DS 32GB)
6.4"
AMOLED

1080x2340

16
MP

16mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

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20PointsSamsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)Compare Samsung Galaxy A30 X
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)
6.3"
AMOLED

1080x2280

12.2
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)

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/DS 32GB)10 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G/DS 32GB)vsGalaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)20 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+165 grams (5.78 ounces)2%
Lighter
vs168 grams (5.88 ounces)
+7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)3%
Thinner
vs7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
+1080x2340 pixels3%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2280 pixels
+403 PPI1%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs400 PPI
+6.4"2%
Larger screen
vs6.3"
+(front) 16MP59%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 10MP
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C reversible connector
+4000 mAh14%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3500 mAh
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core49%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
3GB LPDDR4Xvs+8GB LPDDR4X167%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
32GB (24GB available)vs+256GB (230GB available)9 times
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
(dual camera) 16MP + 5MPvs+(triple camera) 12.2MP + 12MP + 16MP92%
Higher resolution main camera
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS (2-axis): Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
f/1.7 (aperture)vs+f/1.5 (aperture)13%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 2000 Mbps2 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOvs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Govs+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
Not supportedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

26 Common items in both devices
Super AMOLED / Dynamic AMOLED
16 million
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
Android 10
4G+ LTE-A
+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 A30 (SM-A305G/DS 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)
ModelGalaxy A30 (SM-A305G/DS 32GB)Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)
Other model namesGalaxy A30 SM-A305G/Dual-Sim (32GB + 3GB RAM)Samsung Galaxy Note10 SM-N970U (Snapdragon)
Country or region available(Latin America)
(Latin America)
USA
USA
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateMarch, 2019August, 2019
Depth7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)74.7 x 158.5 millimeters (2.94 x 6.24 in)71.8 x 151 millimeters (2.83 x 5.94 in)
Weight165 grams (5.78 ounces)168 grams (5.88 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G/DS 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 10Android 10
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G/DS 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7904 (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.6Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.78Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G71 MP2Qualcomm Adreno 640
RAM memory3GB LPDDR4X8GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (24GB available)
eMMC 5.1
256GB (230GB available)
UFS 3.0
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G/DS 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDDynamic AMOLED
Screen size6.4" inches6.3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~91.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)1080x2280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)403 PPI400 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 5
Display features60Hzfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G/DS 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload600/150 Mbps2000/150 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 Cat20 (Bands [waiting])
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G/DS 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraSamsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G/DS 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
• 16 megapixels
• 5MP ultrawide (f/2.2 12mm)
(triple camera)
• 12.2 megapixels
• 12MP telephoto (f/2.1 1/3.6" 52mm 1.0µm PDAF OIS 2x-zoom)
• 16MP ultrawide (f/2.2, 12mm 1.0µm)
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.5 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered27mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.55" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS (2-axis): Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G/DS 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixels10 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels3872x2592 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.22µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G/DS 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)
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
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G/DS 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C reversible connector
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G/DS 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Gesture
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Red
- 19.5:9 display ratio FHD+
- One UI
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Pink, Red, Glow
- Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
- Stylus Pen (Bluetooth integration)
- 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 3.0
- Wireless charging: 20W
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G/DS 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
25W
Battery capacity4000 mAh3500 mAh
Charger, watts• 15W Fast battery charging• Fast battery charging
• Qi wireless charging
• Reverse wireless charging between devices
Talk time autonomy1380 minutes | 23 hours | 1 dayfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G/DS 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.316W/kg (head) | 0.404W/kg (body)0.34W/kg (head) | 1.59W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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