Apple iPhone 7 vs Samsung Galaxy A30

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Display

Display size

4.7 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

750 x 1334 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

326 ppi
403 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

65.71 %
85.24 %

Features

Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A10 Fusion APL1W24
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7904

Processor

Quad-core, 2340 MHz, 64-bit, 16 nm
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

PowerVR 7XT GT7600 Plus
Mali-G71 MP2

RAM

2 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

256 GB, not expandable
64 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

iOS (13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x)
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

1960 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
16 megapixels

Features

Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Phase detection autofocus

Second camera

 
5 megapixels

Features

 
Ultra-wide

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Video calling, Video sharing
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

7 megapixels
16 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
 

Design

Dimensions

5.44 x 2.64 x 0.28 inches (138.3 x 67.1 x 7.1 mm)
6.24 x 2.94 x 0.30 inches (158.5 x 74.7 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

4.87 oz (138 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
5.82 oz (165 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Plastic

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 67
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Black, Gold, Silver, Red, Rose gold, Jet black
Black, Blue, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 12 (600/100 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 12/13 (600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Atmos

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB

Lightning
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Headphones port, Charging, Mass storage device
Mass storage device, Charging

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Other

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications

 
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

 
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Shopping information

MSRP price

$ 849
 
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