Samsung Galaxy A3 vs Samsung Galaxy A5

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Display

Size:

4.5 inches
5.0 inches

Resolution:

960 x 540 pixels, 245 PPI
1280 x 720 pixels, 294 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

66.09 %
71.14 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 8916
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 8916

Processor:

Quad-core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Quad-core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit

GPU:

Adreno 306
Adreno 306

RAM:

1.5GB
2GB

Internal storage:

16GB
16GB, available to use: 12 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 64 GB
microSDXC up to 64 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4)
Android (5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4)

Battery

Capacity:

1900 mAh
2300 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

8 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor)
13 MP (Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Video calling
Video calling

Front:

5 MP
5 MP

Design

Dimensions:

5.12 x 2.58 x 0.27 inches (130.1 x 65.5 x 6.9 mm)
5.48 x 2.74 x 0.26 inches (139.3 x 69.7 x 6.7 mm)

Weight:

3.89 oz (110.3 g)
4.34 oz (123.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic; Frame: Metal
Back: Plastic; Frame: Metal

Keys:

Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, Gold, Gray, Pink, Blue, White
Pearl white, Midnight black, Platinum silver, Soft pink, Light blue, Champagne gold

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
4.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n; Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging, Mass storage device

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)
Accelerometer, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Other:

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Oct 17, 2014

FCC ID value:

A3LSMA500G link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.37 W/kg

Body:

0.94 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

0.96 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.07 W/kg

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 30, 2014
Oct 30, 2014
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