Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) vs Samsung Galaxy A30

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Display

Display size

5.2 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

282 ppi
403 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

70.63 %
85.24 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 28 mm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Second camera

 
5 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Ultra-wide

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

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

Features

Video calling
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 megapixels
16 megapixels

Features

Flash
 

Design

Dimensions

5.74 x 2.85 x 0.32 inches (145.8 x 72.3 x 8.1 mm)
6.24 x 2.94 x 0.30 inches (158.5 x 74.7 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

5.57 oz (158 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.82 oz (165 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Frame: Metal
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

 
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Soft keys
 

Colors

Black, Gold, White
Black, Blue, White

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 8916
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7904

Processor

Quad-core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 28 nm
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 306
Mali-G71 MP2

RAM

2 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

16 GB
64 GB

Maximum User Storage

10.9 GB
49.6 GB

Storage expansion

up to 128 GB
up to 512 GB

OS

Android (7.1 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

3100 mAh
4000 mAh

Charging

 
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Talk time (3G)

21.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
23.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Internet use

 
 

3G

11 hours
12 hours

LTE

13 hours
14 hours

Wi-Fi

14 hours
15 hours

Music playback

71.00 hours
77.00 hours

Video playback

17.00 hours
18.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20
Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20

LTE (TDD)

Bands 40
Bands 38, 40, 41

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data

 
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

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

 
Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.1
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 b, g, n
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Connector

microUSB
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Other

NFC, ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM, RDS
FM

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Feb 14, 2019

 
FCC ID value: A3LSMA305F link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.45 W/kg
0.32 W/kg

Body

1.17 W/kg
0.52 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.43 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.15 W/kg
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