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Samsung Galaxy A30 SM-A305GT/DS vs Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 6GB/128GB

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy A30 vs Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 X09Samsung Galaxy A30 SM-A305GT/DS
Samsung Galaxy A30 SM-A305GT/DS
6.4"
AMOLED

1080x2340

16
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Samsung Galaxy A30 X11Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 6GB/128GB
Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 6GB/128GB
6.39"
AMOLED

1080x2340

12
MP

24mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3200
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 6GB/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!


09 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A30 SM-A305GT/DS
Galaxy A30 SM-A305GT/DSvsMi Mix 3 6GB/128GB
Advantage
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsNot supported
 32%32%
+Lighter
165 grams (5.78 ounces)vs218 grams (7.63 ounces)
 10%10%
+Thinner
7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)vs8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)
 1%1%
+Larger screen
6.4"vs6.39"
 6%6%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.7 (aperture)vsf/1.8 (aperture)
Advantage
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
3.5mm jackvsType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
 25%25%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4000 mAhvs3200 mAh
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FMvsNot supported
Advantage
+Watch your favorite TV shows anywhere
Digital TV FullSegvsNot supported

11 Advantages Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 6GB/128GB
Mi Mix 3 6GB/128GBvsGalaxy A30 SM-A305GT/DS
 46%46%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 50%50%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
6GB LPDDR4Xvs4GB LPDDR4X
 116%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
128GB (110GB user available)vs64GB (51GB user available)
Advantage
+Fastest write and read storage
UFS 2.1vseMMC 5.1
Advantage
+More resistant material
Aluminum body, front glass, ceramic backvsPlastic body, front glass
 15%15%
+Higher resolution main camera
(dual camera) 12MP + 12MPvs(dual camera) 16MP + 5MP
Advantage
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
Digital and optical zoomvsOnly digital zoom
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS (4-axis): Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
 63%63%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(dual front camera) 24MP + 2MPvs(front) 16MP
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported

31 Common items in both devices
Super AMOLED
16 million
1080x2340 pixels
403 PPI
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
600 Mbps
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Face recognition (unlock)
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable) / Li-Ion (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
2 slots Dual-SIM
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
5.0 version A2DP/LE
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go / USB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 3
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy A30 SM-A305GT/DSXiaomi Mi Mix 3 6GB/128GB
ModelGalaxy A30 SM-A305GT/DSMi Mix 3 6GB/128GB
Also known asGalaxy A30 TV digital SM-A305G/Dual-Sim 4GB RAM + 64GB小米MIX 3, Xiaomi Mix 3 6GB RAM + 128GB
Country or region availableBrazilChinaVarious (International)
BrandSamsungXiaomi
Release dateMarch, 2019November, 2018
Depth7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)74.7 x 158.5 millimeters (2.94 x 6.24 in)74.69 x 157.89 millimeters (2.94 x 6.22 in)
Weight165 grams (5.78 ounces)218 grams (7.63 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, front glassAluminum body, front glass, ceramic back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy A30 SM-A305GT/DSXiaomi Mi Mix 3 6GB/128GB
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A30 SM-A305GT/DSXiaomi Mi Mix 3 6GB/128GB
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7904 (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.6Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.7Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G71 MP2Qualcomm Adreno 630 710Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (51GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (110GB user available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A30 SM-A305GT/DSXiaomi Mi Mix 3 6GB/128GB
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.4" inches6.39" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~85% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels1080x2340 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)403 PPI403 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 3
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy A30 SM-A305GT/DSXiaomi Mi Mix 3 6GB/128GB
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
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 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100Global version:
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100

China version:
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat12/13 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
LTE Cat11
VoLTE

Global version:
LTE (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,18,19,20,25,26,28,29,30,66)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40,41)

China version:
LTE (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,17,20)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40,41)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, 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
Maximum download/upload600/150 Mbps600/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy A30 SM-A305GT/DSXiaomi Mi Mix 3 6GB/128GB
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 A30 SM-A305GT/DSXiaomi Mi Mix 3 6GB/128GB
Main camera(dual camera)
16 megapixels
5MP ultrawide (f/2.2 12mm)
(dual camera)
12 megapixels
12MP 1/3.4" 1.0µm telephoto
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 60 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.55" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS (4-axis): Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical 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 A30 SM-A305GT/DSXiaomi Mi Mix 3 6GB/128GB
Front camera16 megapixels(dual front camera)
24 megapixels
2MP depth sensor
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels5656x4224 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.8" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.9µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A30 SM-A305GT/DSXiaomi Mi Mix 3 6GB/128GB
RadioFMNot supported
TVDigital TV FullSegNot 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 and interfacesSamsung Galaxy A30 SM-A305GT/DSXiaomi Mi Mix 3 6GB/128GB
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
Bluetooth5.0 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
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A30 SM-A305GT/DSXiaomi Mi Mix 3 6GB/128GB
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
Hall effect
Face recognition (unlock)
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Face recognition (unlock)
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Red
- 19.5:9 display ratio FHD+
- One UI
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Onyx Black, Jade Green, Sapphire Blue
- MIUI 10
- 600nit + HDR display
- Mechanical pop-up front camera
- Quick Charge 3.0 18W (cable)
- Quick Charge 4.0+ 10W (wireless)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy A30 SM-A305GT/DSXiaomi Mi Mix 3 6GB/128GB
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
Battery capacity4000 mAh3200 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)15W18W
Talk time1380 minutes | 23 hours | 1 dayfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Samsung Galaxy A30 SM-A305GT/DSXiaomi Mi Mix 3 6GB/128GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia0.378 W/Kg (head) | 0.418 W/Kg (body)feature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered