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Apple iPhone XS Max vs Samsung Galaxy A30

Apple iPhone XS Max on Amazon USA
Samsung Galaxy A30 on Amazon USA

Comparison of the technical features between smartphones, with the Apple iPhone XS Max 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 XS Max Samsung Galaxy A30
Model version(s) A1921, A2101,
A2102, A2104
SM-A3050, SM-A305F, SM-A305FN,
SM-A305G, SM-A305GT, SM-A305GN,
SM-A305N, SM-A305YN
Release date Q3 2018 Q1 2019
Dimensions 6,20 x 3,05 x 0,30 in 6,24 x 2,94 x 0,30 in
Weight 7.34 oz 5.82 oz
Body Front and back glass,
frame in stainless steel
Front glass,
plastic body
Screen size, colours 6.5 inches, 16M colours 6.4 inches, 16M colours
Screen type Super AMOLED Super AMOLED
Resolution 1242 x 2688 pixels 1080 x 2340 pixels
Screen ratio 19.5:9 19.5:9
Density 458 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 Apple Tempest @ 1.59 GHz 6x ARM Cortex-A53 @ 1.6 GHz
High performance cores 2x Apple Vortex @ 2.49 GHz 2x ARM Cortex-A73 @ 2.2 GHz
GPU integrated graphics Apple A12 Bionic GPU ARM Mali-G71 MP2
GPU execution units 4 2
GPU shading units - 32
GPU clock rate - 770 MHz
GPU FP32 floating point 487.5 GFLOPS 53 GFLOPS
Memory 4 GB RAM 3 / 4 GB RAM
Storage 64 / 512 GB 32 / 64 GB
Memory card - Up to 1,000 GB
Photo 12 MP, f/1,8, 26mm
12 MP, f/2,4, 52mm
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 3,174 mAh 4,000 mAh
Battery type Non removable Li-Ion Non removable Li-Po
Battery life (versatile use) ~ 13 hours and 10 minutes ~ 12 hours and 30 minutes
TDP 7 W 4 W
Head SAR (US) - -
Body SAR (US) - -
DxOMark 105 -
AnTuTu 362,390 107,480
(iOS 64-bit | Android 64-bit)
Geekbench 4 single core
4,654 1,265
(iOS 64-bit | Android 64-bit)
Geekbench 4 multi-core
10,861 3,985
(Multi-core / price performance)
Performance / price ratio
10 pts / $ 10 pts / $
Note 4.6 / 5 4 / 5
Reviews 263 87
Amazon Apple iPhone XS Max Samsung Galaxy A30
New price on Amazon
- -
Used price on Amazon
- $410
eBay Apple iPhone XS Max Samsung Galaxy A30
New price on eBay
$1,110 $270
Used price on eBay
$500 $170

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 XS Max 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 XS Max 362,390
Samsung Galaxy A30 107,480

The difference is 237%.

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 XS Max 4,654
Samsung Galaxy A30 1,265

In single core, the difference is 268%. In multi-core, the differential gap is 173%.

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.

See also:

Samsung Galaxy A3Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)Samsung Galaxy A30sSamsung Galaxy A31 © 2020 - Privacy policy
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