Compare Nokia 2.1 vs Samsung Galaxy A30

Nokia 2.1
Samsung Galaxy A30
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General Information
Released on
August, 2018
March, 2019
Brand
Nokia
Samsung
Network
Bands
  • 2G
  • 3G
  • 4G
  • 2G
  • 3G
  • 4G
Body
SIM
Nano SIM (Dual SIM)
Nano SIM (Dual SIM)
Dimensions
  • Height: 153.6 mm
  • Width: 77.6 mm
  • Thickness: 9.67 mm
  • Height: 158.55 mm
  • Width: 74.6 mm
  • Thickness: 7.7 mm
Weight
174 gm
165 gm
Body Features
  • Dual SIM, dual stand-by
  • Cover Glass with anti-FP coating
  • Striking metallic details
  • Google Assistant
  • Dual SIM, dual stand-by
Display
Type
IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size
5.5 inches
6.4 inches
Screen Resolution
720 x 1280 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels
Touch Screen
Yes
Yes
Protection Type
Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Display Features
  • ~70.0% screen-to-body ratio
  • ~267 ppi density
  • 85% screen-to-body ratio
  • 401 ppi density
  • Samsung One UI
Camera
Rear Camera
8 Megapixel
16 Megapixel
Front Camera
5 Megapixel
16 Megapixel
Camera Features
  • 8 Megapixel, autofocus, LED flash
  • Geo-tagging, touch focus
  • 720p@30fps Video
  • 5 Megapixel Secondary Camera
  • Dual 16 Megapixel (f/1.7 aperture) + 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), HDR, 1080p
Sound
Loudspeaker
Yes
Yes
Sound Features
  • Alert types: Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
  • Dual front speakers
  • With 3.5mm Audio jack
  • Alert types: Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
  • With 3.5mm Audio jack
  • Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Memory
RAM
1 GB
3/4 GB
Internal Storage
8 GB
32/64 GB
Card Slot
microSD, up to 128 GB (dedicated slot)
microSD, up to 512 GB (dedicated slot)
Platform
Operating System
Android, version 8.1 Oreo, (Go edition)
Android, version 9.0 (Pie)
Chipset
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 425
  • Exynos 7904 Octa
CPU
  • Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
  • Octa-core (2x1.8 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU
  • Adreno 308
  • Mali-G71 MP2
Connectivity
Wireless LAN
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth
4.2, A2DP, LE
5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS
A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC
Yes
USB
microUSB 2.0
2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Radio
Yes
No
Battery
Non-removable, 4000 mAh
Non-removable, 4000 mAh
Talk Time
Up to 19 hrs (3G)
Music Play
Up to 128 hrs
Other Features
Sensors
  • Accelerometer, proximity
  • Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Messaging
  • SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
  • SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser
  • HTML5
  • HTML5
Colors
  • Blue/Copper, Blue/Silver, Grey/Silver
  • Black, White, Blue
  • Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • 10W charging
  • MP4, H.264 player
  • MP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC player
  • Photo editor
  • Video editor
  • Document viewer
  • Speed: HSPA, LTE-A
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • Fast battery charging 15W
  • FLAC, APE, AAC, MKA, OGG player
  • MP4, 3GP, MOV, MKV, AVI, FLV player
  • Image Format: JPEG, PNG, GIF, BMP
  • Photo editor
  • Video editor
  • Document viewer
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Comparison Summary

Nokia 2.1 phone was released in August, 2018 while Samsung Galaxy A30 phone was released in March, 2019.

Display Features

Nokia 2.1 features 5.5 inches display screen with IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors and resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels whereas Samsung Galaxy A30 features 6.4 inches display screen with Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors and resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. Both phones also have full support to 2G, 3G, 4G network bands.

Hardware and RAM

Nokia 2.1 phone is equipped with Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU and Adreno 308 GPU powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 chipset while Samsung Galaxy A30 phone is equipped with Octa-core (2x1.8 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53) CPU and Mali-G71 MP2 GPU powered by Exynos 7904 Octa chipset.

Nokia 2.1 phone has a RAM of 1 GB and has an internal storage of 8 GB with expandable card slot microSD, up to 128 GB (dedicated slot). On the other hand Samsung Galaxy A30 phone has a RAM of 3/4 GB and has an internal storage of 32/64 GB with expandable card slot microSD, up to 512 GB (dedicated slot).

Camera

Nokia 2.1 has 8 megapixel rear camera with 5 megapixel front-facing camera while on the other hand Samsung Galaxy A30 has 16 megapixel rear camera with 16 megapixel front-facing camera to capture pictures.

Battery and Other Features

Nokia 2.1 mobile phone has a Non-removable battery with a capacity of 4000 mAh. The height, width and thickness of this phone measures around 153.6 x 77.6 x 9.67 mm with a weight of 174 gm. On the other hand Samsung Galaxy A30 phone has a Non-removable battery with a capacity of 4000 mAh. The height, width and thickness of this Samsung phone measures around 158.55 x 74.6 x 7.7 mm with a weight of 165 gm.