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Apple iPhone XR vs Samsung Galaxy A30

Apple iPhone XR on Amazon USA
Samsung Galaxy A30 on Amazon USA

Comparison of the technical features between smartphones, with the Apple iPhone XR on one side and the Samsung Galaxy A30 on the other. The first has a processor with 6 cores, 6 threads, a maximale frequency of 2.5GHz. The second chips has a total of 8 cores, 8 threads, its turbo frequency is set to 2.2GHz. The following table also compares the lithography, the amount of RAM memory, the date of first broadcast, the values obtained in Geekbench 4, as well as an average price.


Smartphone Apple iPhone XR Samsung Galaxy A30
Model version(s) A1984, A2105,
A2106, A2108
SM-A3050, SM-A305F, SM-A305FN,
SM-A305G, SM-A305GT, SM-A305GN,
SM-A305N, SM-A305YN
Release date Q3 2018 Q1 2019
Dimensions 5,94 x 2,98 x 0,33 in 6,24 x 2,94 x 0,30 in
Weight 6.84 oz 5.82 oz
Body Front and back glass,
aluminum frame
Front glass,
plastic body
Screen size, colours 6.1 inches, 16M colours 6.4 inches, 16M colours
Screen type IPS LCD Super AMOLED
Resolution 828 x 1792 pixels 1080 x 2340 pixels
Screen ratio 19.5:9 19.5:9
Density 326 ppi 403 ppi
Operating system iOS 12 Android 9.0
Processor Apple A12 Bionic Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7904
Lithography 7 nm FinFET 14nm FinFET
Cores 6 8
Threads 6 8
Energy cores 4x Tempest @ 1.59 GHz 6x ARM Cortex-A53 @ 1.6 GHz
High performance cores 2x Vortex @ 2.49 GHz 2x ARM Cortex-A73 @ 2.2 GHz
GPU Apple A12 Bionic GPU ARM Mali-G71 MP2
GPU execution units 4 2
GPU shading units - 32
GPU clock rate - 1,300 MHz
GPU FP32 floating point 487.5 GFLOPS 49.3 GFLOPS
Memory 3 GB RAM 3 / 4 GB RAM
Storage 64 / 256 GB 32 / 64 GB
Memory card - Up to 1,000 GB
Photo 12 MP, f/1,8, 26mm 16 MP, f/1,7,
5 MP, f/2,2, 12mm
Video 2160p24/30/60,
Front photo 7 MP, f/2,2, 32mm 16 MP, f/2,0
Front video 1080p60 1080p30
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE 5.0, A2DP, LE
USB Micro USB 2.0 Micro USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0
Battery capacity 2,942 mAh 4,000 mAh
Battery type Non removable Li-Ion Non removable Li-Po
Battery life (versatile use) ~ 13 hours and 20 minutes ~ 12 hours and 30 minutes
TDP 6 W 4 W
Head SAR (US) - -
Body SAR (US) - -
DxOMark 101 -
AnTuTu 338,020 107,480
(iOS 64-bit | Android 64-bit)
Geekbench 4 single core
4,674 1,265
(iOS 64-bit | Android 64-bit)
Geekbench 4 multi-core
10,918 3,985
(Multi-core / price performance)
Performance / price ratio
13 pts / $ 13 pts / $
Note 4.7 / 5 4 / 5
Reviews 532 87
Amazon Apple iPhone XR Samsung Galaxy A30
New price on Amazon
$850 $310
Used price on Amazon
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eBay Apple iPhone XR Samsung Galaxy A30
New price on eBay
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Used price on eBay
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We can easily compare the technical characteristics between these two smartphones. The phone Samsung Galaxy A30 has a larger number of cores, the maximum frequency of Apple iPhone XR is greater. The Samsung Galaxy A30 was started more recently.

Price: prices can change over time. For technical reasons, they are not updated in real time. This is only an average of the results on the first page of each product, whether new or used. Shipping costs have not been integrated. To know the final price of the product, please go to the form of the shop. If no price is indicated, it means that we did not find any offers during the last update.

Autonomy: the autonomy given is the one for a versatile use with video playback, web browsing, various applications, games, photos, etc ...

Ratios: we first consider the average for the new price if available, the average for the used price otherwise.

Performances :

Performance comparison between the two smartphones, for this we consider the results generated on benchmark softwares such as Geekbench 4.

AnTuTu - Total score
Apple iPhone XR 338,020
Samsung Galaxy A30 107,480

The difference is 214%.

AnTuTu is one of the most popular apps in the world to evaluate and compare the power of a mobile device with the competition. It tests above all the power of calculation, the display of Web pages, the modeling of decorations in 3D, the management of the memory, the transfer of data.

Geekbench 4 - Multi-core & single core score - iOS 64-bit & Android 64-bit
Apple iPhone XR 4,674
Samsung Galaxy A30 1,265

In single core, the difference is 269%. In multi-core, the differential gap is 174%.

Geekbench 4 is a complete benchmark platform with several types of tests, including data compression, images, AES encryption, SQL encoding, HTML, PDF file rendering, matrix computation, Fast Fourier Transform, 3D object simulation, photo editing, memory testing. This allows us to better visualize the respective power of these devices. For each result, we took an average of 250 values on the famous benchmark software.

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