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Samsung Galaxy S4 mini LTE (GT-i9195i) vs Motorola Moto G30 (XT2129-2 128GB/4GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S4 mini vs Motorola Moto G30 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Motorola Moto G30 XSamsung Galaxy S4 mini LTE (GT-i9195i)06Points
Samsung Galaxy S4 mini LTE (GT-i9195i)
4.3"
AMOLED

540x960

8
MP

2mp

1.5GB
RAM

64bit Quad

1900
mAh

(Removable)

vs
22PointsMotorola Moto G30 (XT2129-2 128GB/4GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy S4 mini X
Motorola Moto G30 (XT2129-2 128GB/4GB)
6.5"
IPS

720x1600

64
MP

13mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Motorola Moto G30 (XT2129-2 128GB/4GB)

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 S4 mini LTE (GT-i9195i)6 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S4 mini LTE (GT-i9195i)vsMoto G30 (XT2129-2 128GB/4GB)22 Advantages Motorola Moto G30 (XT2129-2 128GB/4GB)
+107 grams (3.75 ounces)84%
Lighter
vs197 grams (6.9 ounces)
+8.94 millimeters (0.35 inches)3%
Thinner
vs9.2 millimeters (0.36 inches)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
+Gorilla GlassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
1.2Ghz 64bit Quad-Corevs+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core115%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1.5GB LPDDR2vs+4GB LPDDR4X167%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
8GB (5GB available)vs+128GB (109GB available)21 times
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 4.5vs+eMMC 5.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC15 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
540x960 pixelsvs+720x1600 pixels122%
Higher resolution screen
256 PPIvs+270 PPI5%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
4.3"vs+6.5"51%
Larger screen
(back) 8MPvs+(quad camera) 64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP9 times
Higher resolution main camera
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) 13MP6 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 4.4.4 KitKatvs+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
1900 mAhvs+5000 mAh163%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
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
802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
4.0 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
MicroUSB 2.0vs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
Not supportedvs+IP52 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

25 Common items in both devices
Plastic body, glass front
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
Full HD (1920x1080)
+18 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy S4 mini LTE (GT-i9195i)Motorola Moto G30 (XT2129-2 128GB/4GB)
ModelGalaxy S4 mini LTE (GT-i9195i)Moto G30 (XT2129-2 128GB/4GB)
Other model namesSamsung Galaxy S4 mini Plus GT-i9195iLenovo Moto G30 XT2129-2 NFC (128GB + 4GB RAM)
Country or region availableSouth Africa(Latin America)(Europe)
South Africa, (Latin America), (Europe)
(Europe)(Global, International)
(Europe), (Global, International)
BrandSamsungMotorola
Release dateJune, 2015March, 2021
Depth8.94 millimeters (0.35 inches)9.2 millimeters (0.36 inches)
Size (width x height)61.3 x 124.6 millimeters (2.41 x 4.91 in)75.73 x 165.22 millimeters (2.98 x 6.5 in)
Weight107 grams (3.75 ounces)197 grams (6.9 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP52 certified: protection against dust and splashing
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy S4 mini LTE (GT-i9195i)Motorola Moto G30 (XT2129-2 128GB/4GB)
Operating systemAndroid 4.4.4 KitKatAndroid 11
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S4 mini LTE (GT-i9195i)Motorola Moto G30 (XT2129-2 128GB/4GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 SM6115 (11nm)
CPU processor1.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 306 450MhzQualcomm Adreno 610 950Mhz
RAM memory1.5GB LPDDR24GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage8GB (5GB available)
eMMC 4.5
128GB (109GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S4 mini LTE (GT-i9195i)Motorola Moto G30 (XT2129-2 128GB/4GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size4.3" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~66.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~81.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution540x960 pixels720x1600 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)256 PPI270 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla GlassNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registered90Hz
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy S4 mini LTE (GT-i9195i)Motorola Moto G30 (XT2129-2 128GB/4GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 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 Cat4 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)LTE Cat4 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
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 S4 mini LTE (GT-i9195i)Motorola Moto G30 (XT2129-2 128GB/4GB)
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, Voice commands
CameraSamsung Galaxy S4 mini LTE (GT-i9195i)Motorola Moto G30 (XT2129-2 128GB/4GB)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels(quad camera)
64 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2118º1/4.0"1.12µm
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels10120x6328 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 60 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.6 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/1.97" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.7µm pixel
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 sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy S4 mini LTE (GT-i9195i)Motorola Moto G30 (XT2129-2 128GB/4GB)
Front camera (secondary)2 megapixels13 megapixels
Front camera resolution1600x1200 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S4 mini LTE (GT-i9195i)Motorola Moto G30 (XT2129-2 128GB/4GB)
RadioFM (RDS)FM
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 S4 mini LTE (GT-i9195i)Motorola Moto G30 (XT2129-2 128GB/4GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy S4 mini LTE (GT-i9195i)Motorola Moto G30 (XT2129-2 128GB/4GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: White Frost, Black Mist
- Samsung TouchWiz 5.0 UX
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Java framework
- Colors: Phantom Black (Dark Pearl), Pastel Sky
- Protective case included
- My UX
- 20W charger inbox
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy S4 mini LTE (GT-i9195i)Motorola Moto G30 (XT2129-2 128GB/4GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity1900 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy840 minutes | 14 hours | 0.6 dayfeature not registered
Standby18000 minutes | 300 hours | 12.5 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy S4 mini LTE (GT-i9195i)Motorola Moto G30 (XT2129-2 128GB/4GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.98W/kg (head) | 1.23W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.678W/kg (head) | 0.503W/kg (body)feature not registered
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