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Xiaomi Redmi K30 Pro (128GB/6GB) vs Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Redmi K30 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) XXiaomi Redmi K30 Pro (128GB/6GB)19Points
Xiaomi Redmi K30 Pro (128GB/6GB)
6.67"
AMOLED

1080x2400

64
MP

20mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4700
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
07PointsSamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)Compare Xiaomi Redmi K30 Pro X
Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
5.2"
AMOLED

1080x1920

16
MP

16mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Redmi K30 Pro (128GB/6GB)

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!

Redmi K30 Pro (128GB/6GB)19 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi K30 Pro (128GB/6GB)vsGalaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)7 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core45%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.9Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+6GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs3GB LPDDR4
+128GB (107GB available)106%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs64GB (52GB available)
+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.1
+1080x2400 pixels25%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x1920 pixels
+6.67"28%
Larger screen
vs5.2"
+(quad camera) 64MP + 5MP + 13MP + 2MP4 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 16MP
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+(front) 20MP25%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 16MP
+8K UHD (7680x4320)15 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 8.0 Oreo
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs4G+ LTE-A
+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps6 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4700 mAh57%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3000 mAh
+33W83%
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.
vs18W
+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
+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.2 + A2DP
Not supportedvs+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
218 grams (7.63 ounces)vs+157 grams (5.5 ounces)39%
Lighter
8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)13%
Thinner
395 PPIvs+424 PPI7%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
Not supportedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

29 Common items in both devices
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
Super AMOLED
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
f/1.9 (aperture)
+22 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresXiaomi Redmi K30 Pro (128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
ModelRedmi K30 Pro (128GB/6GB)Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
Other model namesXiaomi Redmi K30 Pro 5G (128GB + 6GB RAM)Galaxy A5 (2017) SM-A520F/Dual-Sim
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandXiaomiSamsung
Release dateMarch, 2020January, 2017
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)75.4 x 163.3 millimeters (2.97 x 6.43 in)71.4 x 146.1 millimeters (2.81 x 5.75 in)
Weight218 grams (7.63 ounces)157 grams (5.5 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Xiaomi Redmi K30 Pro (128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 8.0 Oreo
HardwareXiaomi Redmi K30 Pro (128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250 (7nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7880 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 585
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 585
1.9Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 585
1.9Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 650ARM Mali-T830 MP3
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X3GB LPDDR4
Internal storage128GB (107GB available)
UFS 3.0
64GB (52GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayXiaomi Redmi K30 Pro (128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.67" inches5.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~87.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels1080x1920 pixels (16:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)395 PPI424 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 3
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz
Mobile networksXiaomi Redmi K30 Pro (128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
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/upload2000/150 Mbps300/50 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 850/900/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat6 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 17, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA (Bands 1, 3, 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 networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingXiaomi Redmi K30 Pro (128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/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
CameraXiaomi Redmi K30 Pro (128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
64 megapixels
5MP telephoto macro50mmAF
13MP ultrawide13mm
2MP depth
16 megapixels
Main camera resolution10120x6328 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)8K UHD (7680x4320) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/1.72" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
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 only main camera
2ª cameraXiaomi Redmi K30 Pro (128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
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/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/3.4" inches1/3.1" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1µm pixel
MultimediaXiaomi Redmi K30 Pro (128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityXiaomi Redmi K30 Pro (128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.1 + A2DP/LE4.2 + A2DP
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
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Redmi K30 Pro (128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
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
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Grey, Purple, White, Blue
- Display: 20:9, HDR10+, DCI-P3 100%
- MIUI 11
- Motorized pop-up front camera
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Quick Charge 4+
- USB Power Delivery
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Gold, Blue, Pink
- Gorilla Glass on the back
- Samsung Grace UX
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyXiaomi Redmi K30 Pro (128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4700 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts33W Fast battery charging18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered960 minutes | 16 hours | 0.7 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateXiaomi Redmi K30 Pro (128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.522W/kg (head) | 1.39W/kg (body)
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