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Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307GN/DS) vs Motorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1684)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A30s vs Motorola Moto G5 Plus phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Motorola Moto G5 Plus XSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307GN/DS)17Points
Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307GN/DS)
6.4"
AMOLED

720x1560

25
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
09PointsMotorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1684)Compare Samsung Galaxy A30s X
Motorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1684)
5.2"
IPS

1080x1920

12
MP

5mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307GN/DS)

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-A307GN/DS)17 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307GN/DS)vsMoto G5 Plus (XT1684)9 Advantages Motorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1684)
+4GB LPDDR4X33%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs3GB LPDDR3
+64GB (49GB available)123%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (22GB available)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
+7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)24%
Thinner
vs9.7 millimeters (0.38 inches)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+6.4"23%
Larger screen
vs5.2"
+(triple camera) 25MP + 8MP + 5MP2 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 12MP
+(front) 16MP2 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 8.1 Oreo
+(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+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
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+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) + MIMO
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.2 + A2DP
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core24%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
169 grams (5.92 ounces)vs+155 grams (5.43 ounces)9%
Lighter
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum body, glass frontAdvantage
More resistant material
720x1560 pixelsvs+1080x1920 pixels85%
Higher resolution screen
268 PPIvs+424 PPI58%
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
Not supportedvs+Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

28 Common items in both devices
eMMC 5.1
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
f/1.7 (aperture)
+21 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307GN/DS)Motorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1684)
ModelGalaxy A30s (SM-A307GN/DS)Moto G5 Plus (XT1684)
Other model namesGalaxy A30s SM-A307GN/Dual-Sim (NFC)Lenovo Moto G5 Plus (32GB + 3GB RAM) XT1684, Motorola Potter
Country or region availablePhilippinesMalaysiaMyanmarSingaporeThailand
Philippines, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand
(Europe)
(Europe)
BrandSamsungMotorola
Release dateSeptember, 2019March, 2017
Depth7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)9.7 millimeters (0.38 inches)
Size (width x height)74.7 x 158.5 millimeters (2.94 x 6.24 in)74 x 150.2 millimeters (2.91 x 5.91 in)
Weight169 grams (5.92 ounces)155 grams (5.43 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307GN/DS)Motorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1684)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Firmware updateAndroid 10Android 8.1 Oreo
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307GN/DS)Motorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1684)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7904 (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.6Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
2Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G71 MP2Qualcomm Adreno 506 650Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X3GB LPDDR3
Internal storage64GB (49GB available)
eMMC 5.1
32GB (22GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307GN/DS)Motorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1684)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.4" inches5.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~67.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1560 pixels (19.5:9)1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)268 PPI424 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3
Display features60Hzfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307GN/DS)Motorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1684)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload600/150 Mbps300/50 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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
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 Cat6 700/800/850/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,19,20,28)
TD-LTE 2300/2500/2600 (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 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307GN/DS)Motorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1684)
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-A307GN/DS)Motorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1684)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
25 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1/4.0"1.12µm
5MP depthf/2.21/5.0"1.12µm
12 megapixels
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 lens26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.5" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm pixel
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 supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307GN/DS)Motorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1684)
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.1" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307GN/DS)Motorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1684)
RadioFMFM
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-A307GN/DS)Motorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1684)
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 + A2DP/LE4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307GN/DS)Motorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1684)
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
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Prism Crush Black, Prism Crush White, Prism Crush Green, Prism Crush Violet2
- Game Booster
- Samsung Pay
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Lunar Grey, Fine Gold
- TurboPower charging: 6h in 15min
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307GN/DS)Motorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1684)
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-A307GN/DS)Motorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1684)
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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