Samsung Galaxy A3 vs Samsung Galaxy S6

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Display

Display size

4.5 inches
5.1 inches

Resolution

540 x 960 pixels
1440 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density

245 ppi
577 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

66.09 %
70.48 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 8916
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420

Processor

Quad-core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 306
Mali-T760 MP8

RAM

1.5 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

16 GB
128 GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 64 GB
 

OS

Android (5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4)
Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Battery

Capacity

1900 mAh
2550 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Fast charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
16 megapixels

Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Optical image stabilization, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)

Features

Video calling
Optical image stabilization, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Video calling

Front

5 megapixels
5 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.12 x 2.58 x 0.27 inches (130.1 x 65.5 x 6.9 mm)
5.65 x 2.78 x 0.27 inches (143.4 x 70.5 x 6.8 mm)

Weight

3.89 oz (110 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (176 g)
4.87 oz (138 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (176 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic; Frame: Metal
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

 
Notification light, Touch sensitive control keys

Colors

Black, Gold, Gray, Pink, Blue, White
Black, Gold, Blue, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD)

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 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-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback, Custom equalizer, Preset equalizer, Sound effects

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.1

Wi-Fi

802.11 b, g, n; Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Multiple antennas, MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Sensors

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

Other

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Infrared, 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
 
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