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Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975W 128GB) vs Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G/DS 32GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy A30 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A30 XSamsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975W 128GB)27Points
Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975W 128GB)
6.4"
AMOLED

1440x3040

12.2
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4100
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
03PointsSamsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G/DS 32GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus X
Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G/DS 32GB)
6.4"
AMOLED

1080x2340

16
MP

16mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975W 128GB)

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 S10 Plus (SM-G975W 128GB)27 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975W 128GB)vsGalaxy A30 (SM-A305G/DS 32GB)3 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G/DS 32GB)
+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core49%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+8GB LPDDR4X167%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs3GB LPDDR4X
+128GB (109GB available)4 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (24GB available)
+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.1
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+HDR10+Advantage
The HDR10+ display provides vibrant colors and more details
vsNot supported
+1440x3040 pixels73%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2340 pixels
+526 PPI31%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs403 PPI
+(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)13%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.7 (aperture)
+(dual front camera) 10MP + 8MP13%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 16MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+(4G+ LTE-A) 2000 Mbps2 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+SpO2Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4100 mAh2%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4000 mAh
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+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
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
175 grams (6.13 ounces)vs+165 grams (5.78 ounces)6%
Lighter
7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs+7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)1%
Thinner
1 slot (Single-SIM)vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device

31 Common items in both devices
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Dynamic AMOLED / Super AMOLED
60Hz
16 million
6.4"
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
+24 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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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975W 128GB)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G/DS 32GB)
ModelGalaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975W 128GB)Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G/DS 32GB)
Other model namesGalaxy S10+ (Snapdragon) G975W, Samsung Beyond 2Galaxy A30 SM-A305G/Dual-Sim (32GB + 3GB RAM)
Country or region availableCanada
Canada
(Latin America)
(Latin America)
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateMarch, 2019March, 2019
Depth7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)74.1 x 157.6 millimeters (2.92 x 6.2 in)74.7 x 158.5 millimeters (2.94 x 6.24 in)
Weight175 grams (6.13 ounces)165 grams (5.78 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975W 128GB)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G/DS 32GB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 10Android 10
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975W 128GB)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G/DS 32GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7904 (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 Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.6Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 640ARM Mali-G71 MP2
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X3GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (109GB available)
UFS 2.1
32GB (24GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975W 128GB)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G/DS 32GB)
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.4" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~87.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x3040 pixels (19:9)1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)526 PPI403 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Gorilla Glass 3
Display features60Hz, HDR10+60Hz
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975W 128GB)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G/DS 32GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/150 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 networkTD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 29, 30, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
LTE Cat12/13 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, 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
CallingSamsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975W 128GB)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G/DS 32GB)
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
CameraSamsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975W 128GB)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G/DS 32GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
• 12.2 megapixels
• 12MP telephoto (f/2.4 1/3.6" 52mm 1.0µm AF OIS 2x-zoom)
• 16MP ultrawide (f/2.2, 12mm)
(dual camera)
• 16 megapixels
• 5MP ultrawide (f/2.2 12mm)
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.5 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.55" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm pixelfeature not registered
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 S10 Plus (SM-G975W 128GB)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G/DS 32GB)
Front camera (secondary)(dual front camera)
• 10 megapixels
• 8MP depth sensor (f/2.2 22mm)
16 megapixels
Front camera resolution3872x2592 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975W 128GB)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G/DS 32GB)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975W 128GB)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G/DS 32GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975W 128GB)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G/DS 32GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Gesture
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Prism Black, White, Green, Blue, Flamingo Pink
- Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
- One UI
- Always-on display
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Dolby Atmos/AKG sound
- Bixby
- Samsung DeX
- Samsung Pay (MST, NFC)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Red
- 19.5:9 display ratio FHD+
- One UI
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975W 128GB)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G/DS 32GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4100 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts• 15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging
• 15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
• 9W Reverse wireless charging between devices
• USB Power Delivery 2.0
• 15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1380 minutes | 23 hours | 1 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975W 128GB)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G/DS 32GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.11W/kg (head) | 1.29W/kg (body)0.316W/kg (head) | 0.404W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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