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Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F/DS 32GB) vs Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305FN/DS)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) vs Samsung Galaxy A30 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A30 XSamsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F/DS 32GB)03Points
Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F/DS 32GB)
5.7"
AMOLED

1080x1920

16
MP

16mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3600
mAh

(Non removable)

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16PointsSamsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305FN/DS)Compare Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) X
Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305FN/DS)
6.4"
AMOLED

1080x2340

16
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305FN/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 A7 2017 (SM-A720F/DS 32GB)3 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F/DS 32GB)vsGalaxy A30 (SM-A305FN/DS)16 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305FN/DS)
+1.9GHz 64bit Octa-Core11%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.8GHz 64bit Octa-Core
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Waterproof (IP?)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
3GB LPDDR4vs+4GB LPDDR4X33%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
32GB (22GB available)vs+64GB (51GB available)132%
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
186 grams (6.51 ounces)vs+165 grams (5.78 ounces)13%
Lighter
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs+7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)3%
Thinner
1080x1920 pixelsvs+1080x2340 pixels22%
Higher resolution screen
386 PPIvs+403 PPI4%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5.7"vs+6.4"12%
Larger screen
(back) 16MPvs+(dual camera) 16MP + 5MP31%
Higher resolution main camera
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
f/1.9 (aperture)vs+f/1.7 (aperture)12%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
Android 8.0 Oreovs+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
3600 mAhvs+4000 mAh11%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4.2 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster

32 Common items in both devices
Super AMOLED
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
(front) 16MP
+25 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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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F/DS 32GB)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305FN/DS)
ModelGalaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F/DS 32GB)Galaxy A30 (SM-A305FN/DS)
Other model namesGalaxy A7 SM-A720F/Dual-Sim 32GB, Galaxy A7 2017 DuosGalaxy A30 SM-A305F/Dual-Sim (64GB + 4GB RAM) NFC
Country or region available(Global, International)(Latin America)BrazilIranPakistanRussiaSingaporeThailandUkraine
(Global, International), (Latin America), Brazil, Iran, Pakistan, Russia, Singapore, Thailand, Ukraine
(Europe)
(Europe)
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release date1/13/20173/2/2019, Announced: 2/25/2019
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)77.6 x 156.8 millimeters (3.06 x 6.17 in)74.7 x 158.5 millimeters (2.94 x 6.24 in)
Weight186 grams (6.51 ounces)165 grams (5.78 ounces)
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersWaterproof (IP?)Not supported

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F/DS 32GB)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305FN/DS)
System versionAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 11
User Interfacefeature not registeredOne UI 1.1 / 3.1

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F/DS 32GB)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305FN/DS)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7880 (14nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7904 (14nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 1 processor:
1.9GHz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.8GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.6GHz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T830 MP3ARM Mali-G71 MP2 (770MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredAnTuTu: 96550 (v7)
Geekbench: 4146 (v4.4)
GFXBench: 4.6fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F/DS 32GB)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305FN/DS)
RAM memory3GB LPDDR44GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (22GB available)64GB (51GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F/DS 32GB)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305FN/DS)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.7" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~73.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)386 PPI403 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 3
Refresh ratefeature not registered60Hz
Display featuresfeature not registeredNot supported

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F/DS 32GB)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305FN/DS)
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)
Maximum download/upload300/50 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 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,17,20,28)
TD-LTE 2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,40,41)
LTE Cat12/13 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (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 supportedUMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F/DS 32GB)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305FN/DS)
Back camera (main camera)16 megapixels(dual camera)
16 megapixels
5MP ultrawidef/2.212mm
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens27mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: 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 only main cameraHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F/DS 32GB)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305FN/DS)
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.06" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F/DS 32GB)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305FN/DS)
LoudspeakerSupportedMono sound (not stereo)
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F/DS 32GB)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305FN/DS)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F/DS 32GB)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305FN/DS)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Fingerprint sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F/DS 32GB)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305FN/DS)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3600 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy23 hours23 hours
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F/DS 32GB)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305FN/DS)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black, Gold, Blue, Pink
- Metal body
- Gorilla Glass on the back
- Samsung Grace UX
- Fast battery charging
- ANT+
- IP68 certified: dust proof and water resistant over 1.5meter and 30min
- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Red

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F/DS 32GB)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305FN/DS)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.21W/kg (head), 1.33W/kg (body)0.246W/kg (head), 1.165W/kg (body)
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