Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) vs LG K30

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$139.99 VIEW ON AMAZON

Display

Display size

5.2 inches
5.3 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
720 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density

424 ppi
277 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
TFT

Screen-to-body

71.51 %
69.55 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7880
Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917

Processor

Octa-core, 1900 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Quad-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 28 nm

GPU

Mali-T830 MP3
Adreno 308

RAM

3 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
16 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)
Android (7.1 Nougat)

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3000 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Fast charging
Fast charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Phase detection autofocus

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

16 megapixels
5 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

5.75 x 2.81 x 0.31 inches (146.1 x 71.4 x 7.9 mm)
5.85 x 2.95 x 0.34 inches (148.6 x 74.9 x 8.6 mm)

Weight

5.61 oz (159 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (176 g)
5.93 oz (168 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (176 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Frame: Metal

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

Black sky, Gold sand, Blue mist, Peach cloud
Black

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)
Bands 2(1900), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
 

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

Charging, Mass storage device
Mass storage device, OTG, Charging

Sensors

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

Other

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

Shopping information

In The Box

 
SIM removal tool, microUSB Cable, Wall Charging Adapter, Start Guide

MSRP price

 
$ 180
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