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Summary
81%
82%
Display

6" (15.24 cm)

1080x2220 px, 411 PPI

6.4" (16.26 cm)

1080x2340 px, 403 PPI

Performance

Dual + Hexa Core

2.2 GHz + 1.6 GHz, 6 GB RAM

Dual + Hexa Core

1.8 GHz + 1.6 GHz, 4 GB RAM

Storage

64 GB

256 GB (Expandable)

64 GB

512 GB (Expandable)

Camera

16 MP (Primary)

16 MP + 8 MP(Front)

16 MP + 5 MP (Primary)

16 MP(Front)

Battery

3500 mAh

23 h talktime (3G)

4000 mAh

23 h talktime (3G)

Expert Rating

★★★★★
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User Rating

★★★★★
★★★★★

4.2/5 based on 3,598 ratings

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4.3/5 based on 19,028 ratings

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General
Launch Date

January 20, 2018 (Official)

March 2, 2019 (Official)

Brand

Samsung

Samsung

Model

Galaxy A8 Plus 2018

Galaxy A30

Operating System

Android v7.1.1 (Nougat)

Android v9.0 (Pie)

Custom UI

Samsung One UI

SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM, Dual VoLTE

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

Network

4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available

4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available

Fingerprint Sensor

yes

yes

Quick Charging

yes Fast

yes Fast

Design
Size Compare
Size Compare
Dimensions

Height: 159.9 mm
Width: 75.7 mm
Thickness: 8.3 mm

Height: 158.5 mm
Width: 74.7 mm
Thickness: 7.7 mm

Weight

191 grams

165 grams

Build Material


Back: Plastic

Colours

Black, Gold

Black, Blue, Red, White

Waterproof

yes Water resistant, IP68

Ruggedness

Dust proof

Display
Very Good
Very Good
Screen Size

6 " (15.24 cm)

6.4 " (16.26 cm)

Screen Resolution

1080 x 2220 pixels

1080 x 2340 pixels

Aspect Ratio

18.5:9

19.5:9

Bezel-less display

yes

yes with waterdrop notch

Pixel Density

411 ppi

403 ppi

Display Type

Super AMOLED

Super AMOLED

Screen Protection

yes

Corning Gorilla Glass v3

Touch Screen

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

75.82 %

84.74 %

Performance
Good
Good
Chipset

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7904

Processor

Octa core (2.2 GHz, Dual core + 1.6 GHz, Hexa Core)

Octa core (1.8 GHz, Dual core, Cortex A73 + 1.6 GHz, Hexa Core, Cortex A53)

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Graphics

Mali-G71

Mali-G71 MP2

RAM

6 GB

4 GB

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

64 GB

64 GB

Expandable Memory

yes Up to 256 GB

yes Up to 512 GB

User Available Storage

Up to 51.2 GB

Up to 49.6 GB

USB OTG Support

yes

yes

Camera
Very Good
Very Good
Main Camera
Camera Setup

Single

Dual

Resolution

16 MP f/1.7, Wide Angle Primary Camera(26 mm focal length, 2.8" sensor size, 1.12µm pixel size)

16 MP f/1.7 Primary Camera
5 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera(12 mm focal length)

Autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus

yes

Physical Aperture

F1.7

F1.7

Optical Image Stabilisation

no  No

no  No

Flash

yes LED Flash

yes LED Flash

Image Resolution

4616 x 3464 Pixels

4616 x 3464 Pixels

Settings

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Shooting Modes

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Camera Features

Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus

Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Front Camera
Camera Setup

Dual

Single

Resolution

16 MP f/1.9 Primary Camera(27 mm focal length, 3.1" sensor size, 1µm pixel size)8 MP Camera(4.0" sensor size, 1.12µm pixel size)

16 MP f/2.0 Primary Camera

Autofocus

no  No

no  No

Physical Aperture

F1.9

F2.0

Flash

no  No

no  No

Camera Features

Fixed Focus

Fixed Focus

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Battery
Very Good
Very Good
Capacity

3500 mAh

4000 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-ion

User Replaceable

no  No

no  No

TalkTime

Up to 23 Hours(3G)

Up to 23 Hours(3G)

Quick Charging

yes Fast

yes Fast

Network & Connectivity
SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

Network Support

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

VoLTE

yes

yes

SIM 1

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 850(band 26)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1700 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5) / 800(band 20)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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SIM 2

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 850(band 26)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5) / 800(band 20)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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SAR Value

Head: 0.290 W/kg

Head: 0.413 W/kg

Wi-Fi

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n

Wi-Fi Features

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Bluetooth

yes v5.0

yes v5.0

GPS

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

NFC

yes

no  No

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging

Mass storage device, USB charging

USB Type-C

yes (Doesn`t support micro-USB)

yes (Doesn`t support micro-USB)

Multimedia
FM Radio

yes

yes

Loudspeaker

yes

yes

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

Audio Features

Dolby Atmos

Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor

yes

yes

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Rear

Rear

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope

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  • Is Samsung Galaxy A30 Waterproof?

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    Answered By Idhika Chopra | 1 years ago

    No, Samsung Galaxy A30 does not possess any IP certification to protect your phone against water damage.

    What to do if you accidentally dropped your phone in water:

    You can see detailed product specifications here: Samsung Galaxy A30

  • Does Samsung Galaxy A30 has a notification light?

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    Answered By Deepit Pillai | 11 months ago

    No, Samsung Galaxy A30 doesn't have a notification light as it has a waterdrop notch. You can see the same in this image : 

    To see the complete specifications of this device: Samsung Galaxy A30

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    Answered By Balamurugan Mukopadhyay | 11 months ago

    Yes, Samsung Galaxy A30 supports Samsung Pay as it has NFC feature. You can also see the review of this device: 

    To see the complete specifications of this device: Samsung Galaxy A30

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    Answered By Anubhav Mehra | 11 months ago

    Yes, there is a Corning Gorilla Glass protection on the display of Samsung Galaxy A30. 

    To see the full specifications of this device: Samsung Galaxy A30

  • How to take screenshot on Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018 ?

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    Answered By Mahubala Mistry | 2 years ago

    Check the following Steps:

    1. Navigate the screen which you want to take a screenshot.
    2. Press and hold the Power button and volume down button at the same time.
    3. You will hear the camera shutter sound which indicates that the screenshot has been taken successfully.
    4. Browse through your gallery and you will see the latest Screenshot taken on Bharat 5.

    You can check the complete specs here: Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018

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