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Summary
90%
83%
Display

5.8" (14.73 cm)

1440x2960 px, 568 PPI

6.4" (16.26 cm)

1080x2340 px, 403 PPI

Performance

Quad + Quad Core

2.3 GHz + 1.7 GHz, 4 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

12 MP (Primary)

8 MP(Front)

16 MP + 5 MP (Primary)

16 MP(Front)

Battery

3000 mAh

20 h talktime (3G)

4000 mAh

23 h talktime (3G)

Expert Rating

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User Rating

★★★★★
★★★★★

4.6/5 based on 30,557 ratings

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4.3/5 based on 15,824 ratings

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General
Launch Date

May 5, 2017 (Official)

March 2, 2019 (Official)

Brand

Samsung

Samsung

Model

Galaxy S8

Galaxy A30

Operating System

Android v7.0 (Nougat)

Android v9.0 (Pie)

SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM, Dual VoLTE

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

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
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Dimensions

Height: 148.9 mm
Width: 68.1 mm
Thickness: 8.0 mm

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

Weight

155 grams

165 grams

Build Material

Case: Metal
Back: Metal

Colours

Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Coral Blue, Arctic Silver, Maple Gold, Burgundy Red

Black, Blue, Red, White

Waterproof

yes Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 1.5 meter), IP68

Ruggedness

Dust proof

Display
Excellent
Very Good
Screen Size

5.8 " (14.73 cm)

6.4 " (16.26 cm)

Screen Resolution

1440 x 2960 pixels

1080 x 2340 pixels

Aspect Ratio

18.5:9

19.5:9

Bezel-less display

yes

yes with notch

Pixel Density

568 ppi

403 ppi

Display Type

Super AMOLED

Super AMOLED

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass v5

Corning Gorilla Glass v3

Touch Screen

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

84.57 %

84.74 %

Performance
Very Good
Very Good
Chipset

Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 8895

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7904

Processor

Octa core (2.3 GHz, Quad core, M2 Mongoose + 1.7 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53)

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

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Graphics

Mali-G71 MP20

Mali-G71 MP2

RAM

4 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 52.3 GB

Up to 49.6 GB

USB OTG Support

yes

yes

Camera
Excellent
Very Good
Main Camera
Resolution

12 MP Primary Camera

16 MP + 5 MP Dual Primary Cameras

Sensor

Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor

Autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus, Dual Pixel autofocus

yes

Physical Aperture

F1.7

F1.7

Optical Image Stabilisation

yes

no  No

Flash

yes Dual-color LED Flash

yes LED Flash

Image Resolution

4000 x 3000 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

8 x Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Touch to focus

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

Video Recording

3840x2160 @ 30 fps, 1920x1080 @ 60 fps, 1280x720 @ 120 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Front Camera
Resolution

8 MP Front Camera

16 MP Front Camera

Autofocus

yes

no  No

Physical Aperture

F1.7

F2.0

Flash

yes Screen flash

Camera Features

Wide Angle Selfie

Fixed Focus

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Battery
Very Good
Very Good
Capacity

3000 mAh

4000 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-ion

User Replaceable

no  No

no  No

TalkTime

Up to 20 Hours(3G)

Up to 23 Hours(3G)

Wireless Charging

yes

Quick Charging

yes Fast

yes Fast

Network & Connectivity
SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

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 2300(band 40)
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 17) / 800(band 20)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
4G Speed:
150 Mbit/s ↑ 1024 Mbit/s ↓ (LTE category 16)
3G Speed:
HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s ↓, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s ↑
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 2300(band 40)
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 17) / 800(band 20)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
4G Speed:
150 Mbit/s ↑ 1024 Mbit/s ↓ (LTE category 16)
3G Speed:
HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s ↓
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: 0.413 W/kg

Wi-Fi

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

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

Wi-Fi Features

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

no  No

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

Heart Rate Monitor

yes

IRIS Scanner

yes

Other Sensors

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

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope

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    Answered By Idhika Chopra | 7 months 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

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    Answered By Deepit Pillai | 7 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 Anubhav Mehra | 6 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

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    Answered By Balamurugan Mukopadhyay | 7 months ago

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

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    Answered By Chetana Suri | 6 months ago

    Yes, The camera of Samsung Galaxy A30  can shoot in slow motion as well as record hyper-lapse videos also. 

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