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Samsung Galaxy S3 (GT-i9305T) vs Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy S3 vs Samsung Galaxy A30s phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A30s XSamsung Galaxy S3 (GT-i9305T)08Points
Samsung Galaxy S3 (GT-i9305T)
4.8"
AMOLED

720x1280

8
MP

2mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2100
mAh

(Removable)

vs
21PointsSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN)Compare Samsung Galaxy S3 X
Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN)
6.4"
AMOLED

720x1560

25
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN)

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!

Galaxy S3 (GT-i9305T)8 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S3 (GT-i9305T)vsGalaxy A30s (SM-A307FN)21 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN)
+133 grams (4.66 ounces)27%
Lighter
vs169 grams (5.92 ounces)
+306 PPI14%
Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs268 PPI
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Li-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
+Micro-B USB - MHLAdvantage
The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
vsNot supported
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
vsNot supported
1.4Ghz 32bit Quad-Corevs+1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core100%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR2vs+4GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
16GB (11GB user free)vs+64GB (49GB user free)3 times
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC15 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)vs+7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)10%
Thinner
720x1280 pixelsvs+720x1560 pixels22%
Higher resolution screen
4.8"vs+6.4"33%
Larger screen
(back) 8MPvs+(triple camera) 25MP + 8MP + 5MP4 times
Higher resolution main camera
Autofocusvs+PDAF: phase detection autofocusAdvantage
You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
f/2.6 (aperture)vs+f/1.7 (aperture)53%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
(front) 2MPvs+(front) 16MP7 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) HD (1280x720)vs+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 4.4 KitKatvs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
(4G LTE) 100 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps5 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint (under display)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
2100 mAhvs+4000 mAh90%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
802.11 a/b/g/n + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
4.0 version A2DPvs+5.0 version A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster

24 Common items in both devices
Plastic body, glass front
Super AMOLED
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
EIS: Digital stabilization
Full HD (1920x1080)
+17 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 S3 (GT-i9305T)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN)
ModelGalaxy S3 (GT-i9305T)Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN)
Other model namesTelstra Samsung Galaxy S3 i9305T (4G LTE)Galaxy A30s SM-A307FN Single-Sim (NFC)
Country or region availableAustraliaNew Zealand
Australia, New Zealand
South AfricaAngolaMozambique
South Africa, Angola, Mozambique
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateOctober, 2012September, 2019
Depth8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)70.6 x 136.6 millimeters (2.78 x 5.38 in)74.7 x 158.5 millimeters (2.94 x 6.24 in)
Weight133 grams (4.66 ounces)169 grams (5.92 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy S3 (GT-i9305T)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN)
Operating systemAndroid 4.1.1 Jelly BeanAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 4.4 KitKatAndroid 10
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S3 (GT-i9305T)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN)
Chipset32bit - Samsung Exynos 4 Quad 4412 (32nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7904 (14nm)
CPU processor1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A9Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.6Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-400 MP4ARM Mali-G71 MP2
RAM memory2GB LPDDR24GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage16GB (11GB user free)64GB (49GB user free)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S3 (GT-i9305T)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size4.8" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~65.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution720x1280 pixels720x1560 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)306 PPI268 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 2Scratch-resistant glass
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy S3 (GT-i9305T)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload100/50 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 850/900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE 1800/2600LTE Cat12/13 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy S3 (GT-i9305T)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN)
MessagingSMS (Swype), 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 S3 (GT-i9305T)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels(triple camera)
25 megapixels
8MP ultrawide (f/2.2 13mm 1/4.0" 1.12µm)
5MP depth sensor (f/2.2 1/5.0" 1.12µm)
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels5760x4320 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.6 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor size1/3" inchesfeature 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 sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy S3 (GT-i9305T)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN)
Front camera (secondary)2 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution1600x1200 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.6 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.1" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S3 (GT-i9305T)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy S3 (GT-i9305T)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputMicro-B USB - MHLNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 version A2DP5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy S3 (GT-i9305T)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerSupportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (under display)
Other features- Colors: Pebble blue, Marble white
- S-Voice natural language commands and dictation
- USB On-the-go support
- Smart Stay eye tracking
- Touch Focus
- TouchWiz with Motion UX
- DLNA
- Wi-Fi Mobile Hotspot
- Colors: Prism Crush Black, Prism Crush White, Prism Crush Green, Prism Crush Violet2
- 19.5:9 display
- Game Booster
- Samsung Pay
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy S3 (GT-i9305T)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN)
BatteryLi-Ion (Removable)LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity2100 mAh4000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)EB-L1G6LLU15W
Talk time autonomy660 minutes | 11 hours | 0.5 dayfeature not registered
Standby30600 minutes | 510 hours | 21.3 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy S3 (GT-i9305T)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.41W/kg (head) | 0.87W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.244W/kg (head) | 0.237W/kg (body)1.05W/kg (head) | 1.54W/kg (body)