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Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307G) vs Apple iPad Air (4G 128GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A30s vs Apple iPad Air devices, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Apple iPad Air XSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307G)22Points
Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307G)
6.4"
AMOLED

720x1560

25
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
09PointsApple iPad Air (4G 128GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy A30s X
Apple iPad Air (4G 128GB)
9.7"
IPS

1536x2048

5
MP

1.2mp

1GB
RAM

64bit Dual

8820
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better device? Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307G)

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Galaxy A30s (SM-A307G)22 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307G)vsiPad Air (4G 128GB)9 Advantages Apple iPad Air (4G 128GB)
+1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core78%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.4Ghz 64bit Dual-Core
+4GB LPDDR4X3 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs1GB LPDDR3
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+169 grams (5.92 ounces)183%
Lighter
vs478 grams (16.73 ounces)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD
+268 PPI2%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs264 PPI
+(triple camera) 25MP + 8MP + 5MP7 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 5MP
+LED flashAdvantage
The LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsNot supported
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+f/1.7 (aperture)41%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.4 (aperture)
+(front) 16MP12 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 1.2MP
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)19%
More apps available to download and use
vs2100000 apps (App Store)
+(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps5 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 100 Mbps
+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (under display)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Vibrating alertAdvantage
The vibration of the device aids in the use of several features
vsNot supported
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.0 + A2DP
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
64GB (49GB available)vs+128GB (117GB available)139%
More internal storage for applications and files
7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs+7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)4%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum body, glass frontAdvantage
More resistant material
720x1560 pixelsvs+1536x2048 pixels180%
Higher resolution screen
6.4"vs+9.7"52%
Larger screen
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
4000 mAhvs+8820 mAh121%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.

20 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
Full HD (1920x1080)
4G+ LTE-A / 4G LTE
Capacitive
+13 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 A30s (SM-A307G)Apple iPad Air (4G 128GB)
ModelGalaxy A30s (SM-A307G)iPad Air (4G 128GB)
Other model namesGalaxy A30s SM-A307G Single-SimiPad Air A1475 (4G LTE + CDMA), iPad 5, iPad Air 1
Country or region available(Latin America)ArgentinaMexicoPeru
(Latin America), Argentina, Mexico, Peru
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungApple
Release dateSeptember, 2019November, 2013
Depth7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)74.7 x 158.5 millimeters (2.94 x 6.24 in)169.5 x 240 millimeters (6.67 x 9.45 in)
Weight169 grams (5.92 ounces)478 grams (16.73 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307G)Apple iPad Air (4G 128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieiOS 7.0
Firmware updateAndroid 10iOS 12
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307G)Apple iPad Air (4G 128GB)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7904 (14nm)64bit - Apple A7 APL5698 (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.6Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.4Ghz Dual-Core Cyclone
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G71 MP2PowerVR G6430 MP4
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X1GB LPDDR3
Internal storage64GB (49GB available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (117GB available)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307G)Apple iPad Air (4G 128GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD
Screen size6.4" inches9.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1560 pixels (19.5:9)1536x2048 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)268 PPI264 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glass
Display features60Hzfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307G)Apple iPad Air (4G 128GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload600/150 Mbps100/50 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 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1700/1900/2100, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 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 Cat3 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307G)Apple iPad Air (4G 128GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice recorder
CameraSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307G)Apple iPad Air (4G 128GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
25 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1/4.0"1.12µm
5MP depthf/2.21/5.0"1.12µm
5 megapixels
Main camera resolution5760x4320 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens33mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307G)Apple iPad Air (4G 128GB)
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixels1.2 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels1280x960 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.1" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307G)Apple iPad Air (4G 128GB)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307G)Apple iPad Air (4G 128GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
TV outputNot supportedProprietary TV-out
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307G)Apple iPad Air (4G 128GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedNot supported
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
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Other features- Colors: Prism Crush Black, Prism Crush White, Prism Crush Green, Prism Crush Violet2
- Game Booster
- Samsung Pay
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Space Gray, Silver
- Retina display
- Oleophobic coating
- AirDrop file sharing
- iCloud service
- iCloud Keychain
- FaceTime HD
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307G)Apple iPad Air (4G 128GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh8820 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307G)Apple iPad Air (4G 128GB)
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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