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

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

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Compare Apple iPad Air X20Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307G)
Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307G)
6.4"
AMOLED

720x1560

25
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Samsung Galaxy A30s X09Apple iPad Air 4G 128GB
Apple iPad Air 4G 128GB
9.7"
IPS

1536x2048

5
MP

1.2mp

1GB
RAM

64bit Dual

8820
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best device? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307G)

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!


20 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307G)
Galaxy A30s (SM-A307G)vsiPad Air 4G 128GB
 70%70%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.4Ghz 64bit Dual-Core
 3 times100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
4GB LPDDR4Xvs1GB LPDDR3
Advantage
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsNot supported
 183%100%
+Lighter
169 grams (5.92 ounces)vs478 grams (16.73 ounces)
Advantage
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Super AMOLEDvsTFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit
 2%2%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
268 PPIvs264 PPI
 7 times100%
+Higher resolution main camera
(triple camera) 25MP + 8MP + 5MPvs(back) 5MP
Advantage
+The LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
LED flashvsNot supported
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
PDAF: phase detection autofocusvsAutofocus
Advantage
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HDR photo on both camerasvsHDR photo only main camera
 41%41%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.7 (aperture)vsf/2.4 (aperture)
 12 times100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 16MPvs(front) 1.2MP
 125%100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)vsHD (1280x720 pixels)
 5 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbpsvs(4G LTE) 100 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
ProximityvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Fingerprint (under display)vsNot supported
Advantage
+The vibration of the device aids in the use of several features
Vibrating alertvsNot supported
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FMvsNot supported
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 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.0 version A2DP

09 Advantages Apple iPad Air 4G 128GB
iPad Air 4G 128GBvsGalaxy A30s (SM-A307G)
 161%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
128GBvs64GB (49GB user available)
 4%4%
+Thinner
7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)vs7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
 180%100%
+Higher resolution screen
1536x2048 pixelsvs720x1560 pixels
 52%52%
+Larger screen
9.7"vs6.4"
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
GyroscopevsNot supported
 121%100%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
8820 mAhvs4000 mAh
Advantage
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
Proprietary TV-outvsNot supported
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported

18 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A / 4G LTE
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go / USB 2.0 Proprietary connector
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Scratch-resistant glass
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307G)Apple iPad Air 4G 128GB
ModelGalaxy A30s (SM-A307G)iPad Air 4G 128GB
Also known asGalaxy A30s SM-A307G Single-SimApple iPad Air 4G LTE A1475 CDMA, Apple iPad 5, iPad Air 1
Country or region availableLatin AmericaArgentinaMexicoPerufeature not registered
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, front glassfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307G)Apple iPad Air 4G 128GB
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieiOS 7.0
Firmware updatefeature not registerediOS 8.0
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307G)Apple iPad Air 4G 128GB
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7904 (14nm)64bit - Apple A7 APL5698
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 user available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307G)Apple iPad Air 4G 128GB
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit
Screen size6.4" inches9.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution720x1560 pixels1536x2048 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)268 PPI264 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glass
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307G)Apple iPad Air 4G 128GB
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
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 850/900/1900/2100
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 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-ACDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, GPRS, EDGE, 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
Maximum download/upload600/150 Mbps100/50 Mbps
Messaging and 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
Primary / back cameraSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307G)Apple iPad Air 4G 128GB
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)
5 megapixels
Main camera resolution5760x4320 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationfeature not registered
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
Front / secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307G)Apple iPad Air 4G 128GB
Front camera16 megapixels1.2 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels1280x960 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)HD (1280x720 pixels)
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+
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung 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 version A2DP/LE4.0 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedfeature not registered
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
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Hall effect
Fingerprint (under display)
Accelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
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: Space Gray, Silver
- Retina display
- Oleophobic coating
- AirDrop file sharing
- iCloud service
- iCloud Keychain
- FaceTime HD
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307G)Apple iPad Air 4G 128GB
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh8820 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)15Wfeature not registered
Talk timefeature not registered600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307G)Apple iPad Air 4G 128GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UK1.05 W/Kg (head) | 1.54 W/Kg (body)feature not registered