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Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS) vs Asus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy A30s vs Asus Zenfone Max (M1) phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Asus Zenfone Max (M1) X16Samsung 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)

vs
Compare Samsung Galaxy A30s X05Asus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)
Asus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)
5.45"
IPS

720x1440

13
MP

8mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better 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!


16 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)
Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)vsZenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)
 65%65%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
 100%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
4GB LPDDR4Xvs2GB LPDDR3
 4 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
64GB (49GB user available)vs16GB (10GB user available)
 3 times100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
 12%12%
+Thinner
7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Advantage
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Super AMOLEDvsTFT LCD IPS
 8%8%
+Higher resolution screen
720x1560 pixelsvs720x1440 pixels
 17%17%
+Larger screen
6.4"vs5.45"
 82%82%
+Higher resolution main camera
(triple camera) 25MP + 8MP + 5MPvs(dual camera) 13MP + 8MP
 18%18%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.7 (aperture)vsf/2.0 (aperture)
 99%99%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 16MPvs(front) 8MP
Advantage
+Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
Android 9.0 PievsAndroid 8.0 Oreo
 3 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbpsvs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
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
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Scratch-resistant glassvsNot supported

05 Advantages Asus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)
Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)vsGalaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)
 13%13%
+Lighter
150 grams (5.25 ounces)vs169 grams (5.92 ounces)
Advantage
+More resistant material
Aluminum body, front glassvsPlastic body, front glass
 10%10%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
295 PPIvs268 PPI
Advantage
+The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
LED flash on both camerasvsLED flash
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Face unlockvsNot supported

29 Common items in both devices
eMMC 5.1 / eMCP
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A / 4G LTE
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Fingerprint (under display) / Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
4000 mAh
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
2 slots Dual-SIM
Active noise cancellation
FM
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
NFC
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go / MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)Asus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)
ModelGalaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)
Also known asGalaxy A30s SM-A307FN/Dual-Sim (NFC)Asus Zenfone Max M1 ZB555KL (dual-camera) quad-core
Country or region availableEuropeIndiaPakistanVarious (International)CanadaUSA
BrandSamsungAsus
Release dateSeptember, 2019October, 2018
Depth7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Size (width x height)74.7 x 158.5 millimeters (2.94 x 6.24 in)70.9 x 147.3 millimeters (2.79 x 5.8 in)
Weight169 grams (5.92 ounces)150 grams (5.25 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, front glassAluminum body, front glass
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)Asus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 8.0 Oreo
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)Asus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7904 (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917 (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.6Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G71 MP2Qualcomm Adreno 308 500Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X2GB LPDDR3
Internal storage64GB (49GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
16GB (10GB user available)
eMCP
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)Asus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT LCD IPS
Screen size6.4" inches5.45" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~73.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 5-points
Display resolution720x1560 pixels720x1440 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)268 PPI295 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassNot supported
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)Asus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)
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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat12/13 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
LTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 28)
VoLTE
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
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 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)Asus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)
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 A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)Asus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)
Main camera(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)
(dual camera)
13 megapixels
8MP ultrawide (17mm 120º)
Main camera resolution5760x4320 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash on both cameras
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm 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
Front / secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)Asus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)
Front camera16 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedLED
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens25mm lens
Sensor size1/3.1" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1µm pixel1.12µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)Asus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)Asus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE4.2 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)Asus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)
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
Hall effect
Fingerprint (under display)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Prism Crush Black, Prism Crush White, Prism Crush Green, Prism Crush Violet2
- 19.5:9 display
- Game Booster
- Samsung Pay
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Deepsea Black, Sunlight Gold, Ruby Red
- ZenUI 5
- 2.5D curved glass display
- LED notification
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)Asus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity4000 mAh4000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)15W5V/2A=10W
Talk timefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)Asus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UK1.05 W/Kg (head) | 1.54 W/Kg (body)feature not registered