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Samsung Galaxy Fold (SM-F9000) vs Motorola P30 (64GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy Fold vs Motorola P30 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Motorola P30 XSamsung Galaxy Fold (SM-F9000)19Points
Samsung Galaxy Fold (SM-F9000)
7.3"
AMOLED

1536x2152

12.2
MP

10mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4380
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Motorola P30 (64GB)
6.2"
IPS

1080x2246

16
MP

12mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy Fold (SM-F9000)

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 Fold (SM-F9000)19 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Fold (SM-F9000)vsP30 (64GB)10 Advantages Motorola P30 (64GB)
+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core49%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+12GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs6GB LPDDR4X
+512GB (462GB available)8 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs64GB (52GB available)
+6.9 millimeters (0.27 inches)11%
Thinner
vs7.69 millimeters (0.3 inches)
+Dynamic AMOLEDAdvantage
Dynamic AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+1536x2152 pixels36%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2246 pixels
+7.3"18%
Larger screen
vs6.2"
+(triple camera) 12.2MP + 12MP + 16MP92%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 16MP + 5MP
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+f/1.5 (aperture)20%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.8 (aperture)
+(dual front camera) 10MP + 8MP50%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 12MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 8.1 Oreo
+(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbps3 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4380 mAh46%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3000 mAh
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Not supportedvs+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
263 grams (9.21 ounces)vs+170 grams (5.95 ounces)55%
Lighter
362 PPIvs+402 PPI11%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
LED flashvs+Dual-LED on main camera and LED on front cameraAdvantage
The Dual-LED on main camera and LED on front camera helps in dark places or in low light
Type-C reversible connectorvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
15Wvs+18W20%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
1 slot (Single-SIM)vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Not supportedvs+Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

25 Common items in both devices
Aluminum frame, flexible plastic screen, glass back / Aluminum frame, glass front/back
16 million
PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
+18 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy Fold (SM-F9000)Motorola P30 (64GB)
ModelGalaxy Fold (SM-F9000)P30 (64GB)
Other model namesGalaxy Fold F9000 (Single-sim), Samsung WinnerMoto P30 XT1943-1 6GB RAM, Lenovo XT1943-1, Motorola One
Country or region availableChinaHong Kong
China, Hong Kong
China
China
BrandSamsungMotorola
Release dateApril, 2019September, 2018
Depth6.9 millimeters (0.27 inches)7.69 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)117.9 x 160.9 millimeters (4.64 x 6.33 in)75.95 x 155.5 millimeters (2.99 x 6.12 in)
Weight263 grams (9.21 ounces)170 grams (5.95 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, flexible plastic screen, glass backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy Fold (SM-F9000)Motorola P30 (64GB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 10feature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Fold (SM-F9000)Motorola P30 (64GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SDM636 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.78Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.6Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 640Qualcomm Adreno 509
RAM memory12GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage512GB (462GB available)
UFS 3.0
64GB (52GB available)
External storageNot supportedUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Fold (SM-F9000)Motorola P30 (64GB)
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size7.3" inches6.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~85.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~82% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1536x2152 pixels1080x2246 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)362 PPI402 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 3
Display features60Hz, HDR10+feature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy Fold (SM-F9000)Motorola P30 (64GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1200/150 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 networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat18 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat6 (Bands 1,2,3,5,7,8)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40,41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingSamsung Galaxy Fold (SM-F9000)Motorola P30 (64GB)
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 Fold (SM-F9000)Motorola P30 (64GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.41/3.6"52mm1.0µmAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
16MP ultrawidef/2.212mm1/3.1"1.0µm
(dual camera)
16 megapixels
5MP depthf/2.2
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED on main camera and LED on front camera
Focal aperturef/1.5 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.55" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.25µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both camerasPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy Fold (SM-F9000)Motorola P30 (64GB)
Front camera (secondary)(dual front camera)
10 megapixels
8MP depthf/1.924mm1.22µm
12 megapixels
Front camera resolution3872x2592 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedLED
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.22µm pixel1.25µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy Fold (SM-F9000)Motorola P30 (64GB)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy Fold (SM-F9000)Motorola P30 (64GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
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, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Fold (SM-F9000)Motorola P30 (64GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, Space Silver, Martian Green, Astro Blue
- Cover display: 4.6 inches HD+ Super AMOLED (21:9)
- Cover camera: 10MP (f/2.2)
- Samsung DeX
- Dolby Atmos/AKG sound
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Samsung Pay
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Aurora blue
- ZUI 4.0
- 2.5D curved glass
- Max Vision HD+ 19:9
- Moto Actions, Moto Display
- Dolby audio
- TurboPower: 8h in 15min
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy Fold (SM-F9000)Motorola P30 (64GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4380 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging
9W Reverse wireless charging between devices
18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy1920 minutes | 32 hours | 1.3 days660 minutes | 11 hours | 0.5 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy Fold (SM-F9000)Motorola P30 (64GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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