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Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro (256GB/12GB) vs Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305F/DS)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy A30 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A30 XXiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro (256GB/12GB)18Points
Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro (256GB/12GB)
7.1"
AMOLED

1440x3120

64
MP

20mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
07PointsSamsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305F/DS)Compare Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro X
Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305F/DS)
6.4"
AMOLED

1080x2340

16
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro (256GB/12GB)

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!

Black Shark 3 Pro (256GB/12GB)18 Advantages Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro (256GB/12GB)vsGalaxy A30 (SM-A305F/DS)7 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305F/DS)
+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core57%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+12GB LPDDR52 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs4GB LPDDR4X
+256GB (230GB available)4 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs64GB (51GB available)
+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.1
+Aluminum body, glass frontAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+HDR10+Advantage
The HDR10+ display provides vibrant colors and more details
vsNot supported
+90Hz50%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
vs60Hz
+1440x3120 pixels78%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2340 pixels
+484 PPI20%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs403 PPI
+7.1"11%
Larger screen
vs6.4"
+(triple camera) 64MP + 13MP + 5MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 16MP + 5MP
+(front) 20MP25%
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)
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs4G+ LTE-A
+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps2 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps
+5000 mAh25%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4000 mAh
+65W3 times
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
vs15W
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) Wifi6 + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) Wifi6 + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
Not supportedvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
253 grams (8.86 ounces)vs+165 grams (5.78 ounces)53%
Lighter
10.1 millimeters (0.4 inches)vs+7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)31%
Thinner
AMOLEDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
f/1.8 (aperture)vs+f/1.7 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

28 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+21 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresXiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro (256GB/12GB)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305F/DS)
ModelBlack Shark 3 Pro (256GB/12GB)Galaxy A30 (SM-A305F/DS)
Other model names小米 BlackShark 3 Pro 5G (256GB + 12GB RAM), MBU-A0, MBU-H0Galaxy A30 SM-A305F/Dual-Sim (64GB + 4GB RAM)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandXiaomiSamsung
Release dateMarch, 2020March, 2019
Depth10.1 millimeters (0.4 inches)7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)83.29 x 177.79 millimeters (3.28 x 7 in)74.7 x 158.5 millimeters (2.94 x 6.24 in)
Weight253 grams (8.86 ounces)165 grams (5.78 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro (256GB/12GB)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305F/DS)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 10
HardwareXiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro (256GB/12GB)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305F/DS)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250 (7nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7904 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 585
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 585
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 585
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.6Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 650 587MhzARM Mali-G71 MP2
RAM memory12GB LPDDR54GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage256GB (230GB available)
UFS 3.0
64GB (51GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayXiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro (256GB/12GB)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305F/DS)
Display typeAMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size7.1" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x3120 pixels (19.5:9)1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)484 PPI403 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 3
Display features90Hz, 500 nits, HDR10+60Hz
Mobile networksXiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro (256GB/12GB)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305F/DS)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/1024 Mbps600/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20
VoLTE

Global version (MBU-H0):
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)

China version (MBU-A0):
LTE (1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
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 networkGlobal version (MBU-H0):
SA/NSA (78)

China version (MBU-A0):
SA/NSA (41, 78, 79)
Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingXiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro (256GB/12GB)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305F/DS)
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
CameraXiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro (256GB/12GB)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305F/DS)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
64 megapixels
13MP ultrawidef/2.3120º
5MP depthf/2.2
(dual camera)
16 megapixels
5MP ultrawidef/2.212mm
Main camera resolution10120x6328 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/1.72" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered
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
2ª cameraXiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro (256GB/12GB)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305F/DS)
Front camera (secondary)20 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution5184x3840 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.9µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaXiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro (256GB/12GB)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305F/DS)
RadioNot supportedFM
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
ConnectivityXiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro (256GB/12GB)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305F/DS)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not 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) Wifi6 + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro (256GB/12GB)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305F/DS)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Blasting Black, Armor Gray
- Always-on display
- Stereo speakers
- Liquid Cooling System
- Physical pop-up gaming triggers
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Red
- Display FHD+
- One UI
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyXiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro (256GB/12GB)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305F/DS)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts65W Fast battery charging
Quick Charge 4
15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1380 minutes | 23 hours | 1 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateXiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro (256GB/12GB)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305F/DS)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.246W/kg (head) | 1.165W/kg (body)
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