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Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS) vs Motorola Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-8 32GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A30s vs Motorola Moto Z3 Play phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Motorola Moto Z3 Play XSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)09Points
Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)
6.4"
AMOLED

720x1560

25
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

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10PointsMotorola Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-8 32GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy A30s X
Motorola Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-8 32GB)
6.01"
AMOLED

1080x2160

12
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Motorola Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-8 32GB)

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 A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)9 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)vsMoto Z3 Play (XT1929-8 32GB)10 Advantages Motorola Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-8 32GB)
+64GB (49GB available)123%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (22GB available)
+6.4"6%
Larger screen
vs6.01"
+(triple camera) 25MP + 8MP + 5MP123%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 12MP + 5MP
+(front) 16MP99%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 9.0 Pie
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
+4000 mAh33%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3000 mAh
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.
vs2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
169 grams (5.92 ounces)vs+156 grams (5.46 ounces)8%
Lighter
7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs+6.75 millimeters (0.27 inches)16%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
720x1560 pixelsvs+1080x2160 pixels108%
Higher resolution screen
268 PPIvs+402 PPI50%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
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+Water splash resistant (don't immerse)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

33 Common items in both devices
1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
4GB LPDDR4X
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Super AMOLED
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
+26 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)Motorola Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-8 32GB)
ModelGalaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-8 32GB)
Other model namesGalaxy A30s SM-A307FN/Dual-Sim (NFC)Lenovo Moto Z3 Play 32GB + 4GB RAM XT1929
Country or region available(Europe)(Global, International)IndiaPakistan
(Europe), (Global, International), India, Pakistan
(Global, International)United Arab Emirates(Europe)
(Global, International), United Arab Emirates, (Europe)
BrandSamsungMotorola
Release dateSeptember, 2019June, 2018
Depth7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)6.75 millimeters (0.27 inches)
Size (width x height)74.7 x 158.5 millimeters (2.94 x 6.24 in)76.5 x 156.5 millimeters (3.01 x 6.16 in)
Weight169 grams (5.92 ounces)156 grams (5.46 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWater splash resistant (don't immerse)
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)Motorola Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-8 32GB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 10Android 9.0 Pie
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)Motorola Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-8 32GB)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7904 (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SDM636 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.6Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.6Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G71 MP2Qualcomm Adreno 509
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (49GB available)
eMMC 5.1
32GB (22GB available)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)Motorola Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-8 32GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.4" inches6.01" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~77.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1560 pixels (19.5:9)1080x2160 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)268 PPI402 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3
Display features60Hzfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)Motorola Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-8 32GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload600/150 Mbps600/150 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 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat12/13 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
LTE Cat13 (Bands 1,3,4,5,7,8,12,17,18,19,20,26,28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,40,41)
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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)Motorola Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-8 32GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)Motorola Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-8 32GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
25 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1/4.0"1.12µm
5MP depthf/2.21/5.0"1.12µm
(dual camera)
12 megapixels
5MP depth
Main camera resolution5760x4320 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature 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 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
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)Motorola Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-8 32GB)
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens24mm lens
Sensor size1/3.1" inches1/4" inches
Pixel size1µm pixel1.12µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)Motorola Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-8 32GB)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)Motorola Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-8 32GB)
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 jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)Motorola Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-8 32GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Prism Crush Black, Prism Crush White, Prism Crush Green, Prism Crush Violet2
- Game Booster
- Samsung Pay
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Deep Indigo
- Aluminum frame (6000 series)
- 2.5D gorilla glass screen
- Max vision 18:9 display
- Moto mods support
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)Motorola Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-8 32GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)Motorola Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-8 32GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)1.05W/kg (head) | 1.54W/kg (body)feature not registered
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