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Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920F 32GB vs Samsung Galaxy M30 SM-M305F/DS 64GB

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy Note 5 vs Samsung Galaxy M30 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy M30 X17Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920F 32GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920F 32GB
5.7"
AMOLED

1440x2560

16
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Samsung Galaxy Note 5 X13Samsung Galaxy M30 SM-M305F/DS 64GB
Samsung Galaxy M30 SM-M305F/DS 64GB
6.4"
AMOLED

1080x2340

13
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920F 32GB

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!


17 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920F 32GB
Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920F 32GBvsGalaxy M30 SM-M305F/DS 64GB
 6%6%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.1Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
Advantage
+Fastest write and read storage
UFS 2.0vseMMC 5.1
 2%2%
+Lighter
171 grams (5.99 ounces)vs174 grams (6.09 ounces)
 12%12%
+Thinner
7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)vs8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Advantage
+More resistant material
Aluminum frame, front/back glassvsPlastic body, front glass
 46%46%
+Higher resolution screen
1440x2560 pixelsvs1080x2340 pixels
 28%28%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
515 PPIvs403 PPI
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS: Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
 78%78%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Heart ratevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
SpO2vsNot supported
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Gorilla Glass 4vsNot supported

13 Advantages Samsung Galaxy M30 SM-M305F/DS 64GB
Galaxy M30 SM-M305F/DS 64GBvsGalaxy Note 5 SM-N920F 32GB
 100%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
64GB (50GB user available)vs32GB (25GB user available)
Advantage
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsNot supported
 12%12%
+Larger screen
6.4"vs5.7"
 44%44%
+Higher resolution main camera
(triple camera) 13MP + 5MP + 5MPvs(back) 16MP
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
PDAF: phase detection autofocusvsAutofocus
 2 times100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 16MPvs(front) 5MP
Advantage
+Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
Android 9.0 PievsAndroid 7.0 Nougat
 100%100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Face unlockvsNot supported
 67%67%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
5000 mAhvs3000 mAh
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FMvsNot supported
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.2 version A2DP

26 Common items in both devices
4GB LPDDR4
Super AMOLED
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
f/1.9 (aperture)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint (front-mounted) / Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Li-Ion (Non removable) / LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) / 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go / USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920F 32GBSamsung Galaxy M30 SM-M305F/DS 64GB
ModelGalaxy Note 5 SM-N920F 32GBGalaxy M30 SM-M305F/DS 64GB
Also known asGalaxy Note5 N920F, Samsung NobleGalaxy M30 SM-M305F/Dual-Sim 4GB RAM + 64GB
Country or region availableEuropeIndiaVarious (International)
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateAugust, 2015March, 2019
Depth7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)76.1 x 153.2 millimeters (3 x 6.03 in)75.1 x 159 millimeters (2.96 x 6.26 in)
Weight171 grams (5.99 ounces)174 grams (6.09 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, front/back glassPlastic body, front glass
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920F 32GBSamsung Galaxy M30 SM-M305F/DS 64GB
Operating systemAndroid 5.1.1 LollipopAndroid 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920F 32GBSamsung Galaxy M30 SM-M305F/DS 64GB
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420 (14nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7904 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A57
1.5Ghz Quad-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-T760 MP8ARM Mali-G71 MP2
RAM memory4GB LPDDR44GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (25GB user available)
UFS 2.0
64GB (50GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920F 32GBSamsung Galaxy M30 SM-M305F/DS 64GB
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.7" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~76.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1440x2560 pixels1080x2340 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)515 PPI403 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Not supported
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920F 32GBSamsung Galaxy M30 SM-M305F/DS 64GB
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
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 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat6 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,17,20,25,26,28)LTE Cat12/13 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 40, 41)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, 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
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps600/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920F 32GBSamsung Galaxy M30 SM-M305F/DS 64GB
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Primary / back cameraSamsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920F 32GBSamsung Galaxy M30 SM-M305F/DS 64GB
Main camera16 megapixels(triple camera)
13 megapixels
5MP ultrawide (f/2.2 12mm)
5MP depth sensor (f/2.2)
Main camera resolution5312x2988 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.6" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital 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
Front / secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920F 32GBSamsung Galaxy M30 SM-M305F/DS 64GB
Front camera5 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length22mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/4.1" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.34µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920F 32GBSamsung Galaxy M30 SM-M305F/DS 64GB
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920F 32GBSamsung Galaxy M30 SM-M305F/DS 64GB
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 version A2DP5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920F 32GBSamsung Galaxy M30 SM-M305F/DS 64GB
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Heart rate
SpO2
Fingerprint (front-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Gold Platinum, Silver Titan
- S Pen stylus
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
- S-Voice natural language
- ANT+
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Blue
- 19.5:9 display ratio FHD+
- Dolby Atmos sound
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920F 32GBSamsung Galaxy M30 SM-M305F/DS 64GB
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)
Wireless charging (Qi/WPC)
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity3000 mAh5000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registered15W
Talk time1320 minutes | 22 hours | 0.9 day1860 minutes | 31 hours | 1.3 days
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920F 32GBSamsung Galaxy M30 SM-M305F/DS 64GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia1.15 W/Kg (head) | 1.16 W/Kg (body)0.409 W/Kg (head)
SAR European Union, UK0.382 W/Kg (head) | 0.499 W/Kg (body)feature not registered