Samsung Galaxy M30s vs Realme 5 Pro vs Realme XT: Price in India, Specifications Compared


Samsung Galaxy M30s has been launched in India and the phone packs a massive 6,000mAh battery, a triple rear camera setup at the back, and a 48-megapixel main camera. It features a Super AMOLED display, a waterdrop-style notch, and has a rear fingerprint sensor as well. The new Samsung phone, at its price point, will compete with a host of phones in the Indian market, most notably the two newly launched Realme smartphone offerings – the Realme XT and Realme 5 Pro.

We pit the newly launched Samsung Galaxy M30s with other affordable smartphones like the Realme 5 Pro and the Realme XT to see which one fares better, on paper.

Samsung Galaxy M30s vs Realme 5 Pro vs Realme XT price in India

Samsung Galaxy M30s price in India 2019 is Rs. 13,999 for the 4GB RAM/64GB storage variant and Rs. 16,999 for the 6GB RAM/128GB storage variant. The phone comes in Opal Black, Pearl White, and Sapphire Blue colour options. Samsung Galaxy M30s will be available on Amazon India and Samsung online store from September 29. It must be noted that the aforementioned prices of the Galaxy M30s are special introductory prices for the festive season.

The Realme 5 Pro, on the other hand, was launched in India last month and is priced at Rs. 13,999 for its 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage variant, Rs. 14,999 for its 6GB RAM/ 64GB storage variant, and Rs. 16,999 for its 8GB RAM/ 128GB storage variant. The Realme 5 Pro is available in Crystal Green and Sparkling Blue colour variants on Flipkart and The phone is sold via flash sales for now.

Realme XT Review

Realme XT price in India starts at Rs. 15,999 for the 4GB RAM + 64GB storage option, Rs. 16,999 for the 6GB RAM + 64GB storage option, and Rs. 18,999 for the 8GB RAM + 128GB storage option. It is available on Flipkart and in Pearl Blue and Pearl White colour options.

Samsung Galaxy M30s vs Realme 5 Pro vs Realme XT specifications

As for specifications, the Galaxy M30s and the Realme 5 Pro both feature 6.4-inch displays, while the display on the Realme XT is slightly bigger at 6.5-inch. All screens have 1080p resolution and sport waterdrop-style notches. All three phones run on Android Pie but with different skins on top.

The Samsung phone is powered by the Exynos 9611 octa-core processor paired with up to 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. In contrast, the Realme phones are powered by the Snapdragon 712 SoC, and pack up to 8GB RAM with 128GB storage. All three phones support storage expansion via microSD card.

The Galaxy M30s’ triple rear camera setup includes a 48-megapixel primary sensor with an f/2.0 aperture, assisted by a 5-megapixel depth camera, and an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens with a 123-degree field of view.

The Realme 5 Pro, on the other hand, comes with a quad camera setup on the back – with a 48-megapixel primary shooter, an 8-megapixel wide-angle camera, a 2-megapixel portrait camera, and a 2-megapixel macro camera.

The Realme XT also sports a quad camera module – however it houses a 64-megapixel Samsung ISOCELL Bright GW1 sensor, an 8-megapixel wide-angle camera, a 2-megapixel macro camera and a 2-megapixel depth sensor.

All three phones sport 16-megapixel front cameras, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 3.5mm audio jack, and dual-SIM slots. The Samsung Galaxy M30s and the Realme 5 Pro come with a rear fingerprint sensor, while the Realme XT has an in-display fingerprint sensor.

The Samsung Galaxy M30s has a mammoth 6,000mAh battery with 15W fast charging. In comparison, the Realme XT features a 4,000mAh battery with support 20W VOOC 3.0 fast charging, while the Realme 5 Pro houses a slightly larger 4,035mAh battery with support for VOOC 3.0 fast charging technology and Realme will bundle a 20W fast charger in the box.

Because of the large battery, the Samsung variant is the heaviest at 188 grams, followed by the Realme 5 Pro at 184 grams, and the Realme XT at 183 grams.

Samsung Galaxy M30s vs Realme XT vs Realme 5 Pro comparison

  Samsung Galaxy M30s

Realme XT Realme 5 Pro

Overall NDTV Rating
Design Rating
Display Rating
Software Rating
Performance Rating
Battery Life Rating
Camera Rating
Value for Money Rating
Brand Samsung Realme Realme
Model Galaxy M30s XT 5 Pro
Release date 18th September 2019 13th September 2019 20th August 2019
Dimensions (mm) 159.00 x 75.10 x 8.90 158.70 x 75.16 x 8.55 157.00 x 74.20 x 8.90
Weight (g) 188.00 183.00 184.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 6000 4000 4035
Removable battery No No
Fast charging Proprietary VOOC VOOC
Wireless charging No No
Colours Opal Black, Sapphire Blue, Pearl White Pearl Blue, Pearl White Crystal Green, Crystal Blue
SAR value 0.47
Launched in India Yes Yes
Body type Glass
Screen size (inches) 6.40 6.40 6.30
Resolution 1080×2340 pixels 1080×2340 pixels 1080×2340 pixels
Protection type Gorilla Glass Gorilla Glass
Aspect ratio 19.5:9
Processor 1.7GHz octa-core (4×1.7GHz + 4×2.3GHz) 2.3GHz octa-core 2.3GHz octa-core
Processor make Samsung Exynos 9611 Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 AIE
Internal storage 64GB 128GB 64GB
Expandable storage Yes Yes Yes
Expandable storage type microSD microSD microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 512 256 256
Dedicated microSD slot Yes Yes
Rear camera 48-megapixel (f/2.0) + 5-megapixel (f/2.2) + 8-megapixel (f/2.2) 64-megapixel (f/1.8, 0.8-micron) + 8-megapixel (f/2.25, 1.12-micron) + 2-megapixel (f/2.4, 1.75-micron) + 2-megapixel (f/2.4, 1.75-micron) 48-megapixel (f/1.8) + 8-megapixel (f/2.25) + 2-megapixel (f/2.4) + 2-megapixel (f/2.24)
Rear autofocus Yes Yes Phase detection autofocus
Rear flash Yes Yes Yes
Front camera 16-megapixel 16-megapixel 16-megapixel (f/2.0)
Front flash No
Operating system Android 9 Pie Android 9 Pie Android 9 Pie
Skin One UI ColorOS 6 ColorOS 6.0
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth Yes Yes, v 5.00 Yes, v 5.00
USB OTG Yes Yes Yes
USB Type-C Yes Yes Yes
Number of SIMs 2 2 2
Active 4G on both SIM cards Yes Yes
SIM Type Nano-SIM Nano-SIM Nano-SIM
4G/ LTE Yes Yes Yes
SIM Type Nano-SIM Nano-SIM Nano-SIM
4G/ LTE Yes Yes Yes
Fingerprint sensor Yes Yes Yes
Compass/ Magnetometer Yes Yes Yes
Proximity sensor Yes Yes Yes
Accelerometer Yes Yes Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes Yes Yes
Face unlock Yes Yes
Gyroscope Yes Yes

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