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Samsung Galaxy M30 (SM-M305F/DS 64GB) vs Samsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215W)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy M30 vs Samsung Galaxy A21 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A21 XSamsung Galaxy M30 (SM-M305F/DS 64GB)10Points
Samsung Galaxy M30 (SM-M305F/DS 64GB)
6.4"
AMOLED

1080x2340

13
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

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06PointsSamsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215W)Compare Samsung Galaxy M30 X
Samsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215W)
6.5"
PLS

720x1600

16
MP

13mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy M30 (SM-M305F/DS 64GB)

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 M30 (SM-M305F/DS 64GB)10 Advantages Samsung Galaxy M30 (SM-M305F/DS 64GB)vsGalaxy A21 (SM-A215W)6 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215W)
+4GB LPDDR4X33%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs3GB LPDDR3
+64GB (50GB available)150%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (20GB available)
+174 grams (6.09 ounces)11%
Lighter
vs193 grams (6.76 ounces)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT PLS
+1080x2340 pixels119%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1600 pixels
+403 PPI49%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs270 PPI
+(front) 16MP25%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 13MP
+(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps3 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+5000 mAh25%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4000 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)
1.8GHz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.3GHz 64bit Octa-Core43%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs+8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)5%
Thinner
6.4"vs+6.5"2%
Larger screen
(triple camera) 13MP + 5MP + 5MPvs+(quad camera) 16MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP23%
Higher resolution main camera
f/1.9 (aperture)vs+f/1.8 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely

35 Common items in both devices
eMMC 5.1
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC / Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
Plastic body, glass front
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
+28 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy M30 (SM-M305F/DS 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215W)
ModelGalaxy M30 (SM-M305F/DS 64GB)Galaxy A21 (SM-A215W)
Other model namesGalaxy M30 SM-M305F/Dual-Sim (64GB + 4GB RAM)Galaxy A21 SM-A215WZKAXAC (Bell Mobility)
Country or region availableIndia(Global, International)
India, (Global, International)
Canada
Canada
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release date3/7/20196/26/2020
Depth8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)75.1 x 159 millimeters (2.96 x 6.26 in)76.7 x 167.8 millimeters (3.02 x 6.61 in)
Weight174 grams (6.09 ounces)193 grams (6.76 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy M30 (SM-M305F/DS 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215W)
System versionAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 10feature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy M30 (SM-M305F/DS 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215W)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7904 (14nm)64bit - MediaTek Helio P35 (MT6765) (12nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.8GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.6GHz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.3GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.8GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G71 MP2PowerVR GE8320 MP2 (680MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy M30 (SM-M305F/DS 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215W)
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X3GB LPDDR3
Internal storage64GB (50GB available)
eMMC 5.1
32GB (20GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy M30 (SM-M305F/DS 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215W)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT PLS
Screen size6.4" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~79.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels720x1600 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)403 PPI270 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy M30 (SM-M305F/DS 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215W)
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 Mbps150/50 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 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat12/13 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 40, 41)
LTE Cat4 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 17, 20, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
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
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy M30 (SM-M305F/DS 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215W)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
13 megapixels
5MP ultrawidef/2.212mm
5MP depthf/2.2
(quad camera)
16 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.21/4.0"1.12µm
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.06" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: 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 on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy M30 (SM-M305F/DS 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215W)
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixels13 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy M30 (SM-M305F/DS 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215W)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy M30 (SM-M305F/DS 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215W)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + 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
NFCNot supportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy M30 (SM-M305F/DS 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215W)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy M30 (SM-M305F/DS 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215W)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy31 hours (1.3 days)feature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy M30 (SM-M305F/DS 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215W)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
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, Blue
- 19.5:9 display ratio FHD+
- Dolby Atmos sound
- Colors: Black
- One UI 2.0

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy M30 (SM-M305F/DS 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215W)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.409W/kg (head)0.6W/kg (head), 1.27W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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