Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) vs Samsung Galaxy J4+

Display

Display size

4.7 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels
720 x 1480 pixels

Aspect Ratio

 
18.5:9

Pixel density

312 ppi
274 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
TFT

Screen-to-body ratio

67.85 %
73.60 %

Colors

16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
 

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
13 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Flash

LED
LED

Software Features

Touch to focus, Face detection, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Panorama, Effects
HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Touch to focus, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

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

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

8 megapixels
5 megapixels

Features

 
Flash

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.33 x 2.61 x 0.31 inches (135.4 x 66.2 x 7.9 mm)
6.35 x 3.03 x 0.31 inches (161.4 x 76.9 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

4.87 oz (138 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)
6.28 oz (178 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
 

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Keys

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

Colors

Black, Gold, Pink, Blue
Black, Gold, Pink

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Music player

 
 

Filter by

Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists
Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Supported formats

MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI
MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

MPEG4, H.263, H.264
MPEG4, H.263, H.264

Radio

FM
FM

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870
Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917

Processor

Octa-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Quad-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 28 nm

GPU

Mali-T830 MP2
Adreno 308

RAM

2 GB LPDDR3
3 GB

Internal storage

16 GB
32 GB

Available to use

9.7 GB
22.4 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo), Samsung One UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
4.2

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), HID over GATT Profile (HOGP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

Wi-Fi

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

USB

USB Type-C (reversible)
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device

Charging connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
microUSB

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
 

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20
Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20

LTE (TDD)

Bands 40
Bands 38, 40, 41

UMTS

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

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS
EDGE, GPRS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Global Roaming

Yes
 

Battery

Capacity

2350 mAh
3300 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
 

Talk time (3G)

17.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1373 min)
23.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1373 min)

Internet use

3G: 12 hours; LTE: 16 hours; Wi-Fi: 17 hours
3G: 14 hours; LTE: 16 hours; Wi-Fi: 16 hours

Music playback

41.00 hours
88.00 hours

Video playback

17.00 hours
15.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Phonebook

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer
Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer

Messaging

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging

Hangouts / Google Talk
Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Dec 21, 2016
 

FCC ID value: A3LSMA320F link
 

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.45 W/kg
 

Body

0.74 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.56 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

0.94 W/kg
 

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Charger, USB cable, Headphones, SIM Removal Tool, Documentation

Availability

Officially announced

Jan 02, 2017
Sep 21, 2018
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