Compare Motorola Moto Z Play vs Samsung Galaxy A30s

Motorola Moto Z Play
Samsung Galaxy A30s
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General Information
Released on
September, 2016
September, 2019
Brand
Motorola
Samsung
Network
Bands
  • 2G
  • 3G
  • 4G
  • 2G
  • 3G
  • 4G
Body
SIM
Nano SIM (Single SIM, Dual SIM)
Nano SIM (Dual SIM)
Dimensions
  • Height: 156.4 mm
  • Width: 76.4 mm
  • Thickness: 7 mm
  • Height: 158.5 mm
  • Width: 74.7 mm
  • Thickness: 7.8 mm
Weight
165 gm
166 gm
Body Features
  • Dual SIM, dual stand-by
  • Splash and dust resistant
  • Dual SIM, dual stand-by
  • Samsung Pay
Display
Type
Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size
5.5 inches
6.4 inches
Screen Resolution
1080 x 1920 pixels
720 x 1560 pixels
Touch Screen
Yes
Yes
Protection Type
Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Display Features
  • ~69.1% screen-to-body ratio
  • ~403 ppi density
  • 84.8% screen-to-body ratio
  • 268 ppi density
Camera
Rear Camera
16 Megapixel
25 Megapixel
Front Camera
5 Megapixel
16 Megapixel
Camera Features
  • 16 Megapixel, f/2.0, phase detection and laser autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
  • 1.3 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, Auto-HDR
  • 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps Video
  • 5 Megapixel Secondary Camera, f/2.2, 1.4 µm pixel size, LED flash, 1080p
  • Triple 25 Megapixel (f/1.7 aperture) + 8 Megapixel (f/2.2 aperture, Ultra-wide Lens) + 5 Megapixel (f/2.2 aperture, Depth sensor), Phase-detection autofocus
  • LED flash, panorama, HDR
  • 1080p@30fps Video
  • 16 Megapixel Secondary Camera (f/2.0 aperture), 1080p@30fps
Sound
Loudspeaker
Yes
Yes
Sound Features
  • Alert types: Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
  • With 3.5mm Audio jack
  • Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
  • Alert types: Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
  • With 3.5mm Audio jack
  • Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Memory
RAM
3 GB
3/4 GB
Internal Storage
32 GB
34/64/128 GB
Card Slot
microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
microSD, up to 1 TB (dedicated slot)
Platform
Operating System
Android, version 6.0.1 (Marshmallow), 7.1.1 (Nougat), planned upgrade to Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Android, version 9.0 (Pie)
Chipset
  • Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625
  • Exynos 7885
CPU
  • Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
  • Octa-core (2x1.8 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU
  • Adreno 506
  • Mali-G71
Connectivity
Wireless LAN
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth
4.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS
A-GPS, GLONASS
A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC
Yes
USB
Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, magnetic connector
2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Radio
No
Yes
Battery
Non-removable, 3510 mAh
Non-removable, 4000 mAh
Other Features
Sensors
  • Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
  • Fingerprint, accelerometer, proximity, compass
Messaging
  • SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
  • SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser
  • HTML5
  • HTML5
Colors
  • Black/Silver/Black Slate, White/Fine Gold/Sugar White
  • Prism Crush Green, Prism Crush Violet, Prism Crush Black, Prism Crush White
  • Speed: HSPA, LTE
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • Fast battery charging
  • MP3/AAC+/WAV/Flac player
  • MP4/H.264 player
  • Photo/video editor
  • Document viewer
  • Speed: HSPA, LTE-A
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • Fast battery charging 15W
  • FLAC, APE, AAC, MKA player
  • MP4, 3GP, MOV, MKV player
  • Image Format: JPEG, PNG, GIF, BMP
  • Photo editor
  • Video editor
  • Document viewer
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Comparison Summary

Motorola Moto Z Play phone was released in September, 2016 while Samsung Galaxy A30s phone was released in September, 2019.

Display Features

Motorola Moto Z Play features 5.5 inches display screen with Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors and resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels whereas Samsung Galaxy A30s features 6.4 inches display screen with Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors and resolution of 720 x 1560 pixels. Both phones also have full support to 2G, 3G, 4G network bands.

Hardware and RAM

Motorola Moto Z Play phone is equipped with Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU and Adreno 506 GPU powered by Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 chipset while Samsung Galaxy A30s phone is equipped with Octa-core (2x1.8 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53) CPU and Mali-G71 GPU powered by Exynos 7885 chipset.

Motorola Moto Z Play phone has a RAM of 3 GB and has an internal storage of 32 GB with expandable card slot microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot). On the other hand Samsung Galaxy A30s phone has a RAM of 3/4 GB and has an internal storage of 34/64/128 GB with expandable card slot microSD, up to 1 TB (dedicated slot).

Camera

Motorola Moto Z Play has impressive 16 megapixel rear camera with 5 megapixel front-facing camera while on the other hand Samsung Galaxy A30s has 25 megapixel rear camera with 16 megapixel front-facing camera to capture impressive pictures.

Battery and Other Features

Motorola Moto Z Play mobile phone has a Non-removable battery with a capacity of 4000 mAh. The height, width and thickness of this phone measures around 156.4 x 76.4 x 7 mm with a weight of 165 gm. On the other hand Samsung Galaxy A30s phone has a Non-removable battery with a capacity of 4000 mAh. The height, width and thickness of this Samsung phone measures around 158.5 x 74.7 x 7.8 mm with a weight of 166 gm.