Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) vs Samsung Galaxy S5 mini

Display

Display size

4.7 inches
4.5 inches

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels
720 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density

312 ppi
326 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

67.85 %
65.76 %

Colors

16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9
 

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
Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, White balance presets, Burst mode, HDR, Panorama, Scenes, Effects

Video recording

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

Recording format

 
MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
 

Front

8 megapixels
2.1 megapixels

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.33 x 2.61 x 0.31 inches (135.4 x 66.2 x 7.9 mm)
5.16 x 2.55 x 0.36 inches (131.1 x 64.8 x 9.1 mm)

Weight

4.87 oz (138 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
4.23 oz (120 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

Water, Dust
Water, Dust

IP certified

IP 68
IP 67

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (swipe)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
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, Blue, White

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870
Samsung Exynos 3 Quad 3470

Processor

Octa-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Quad-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A7

GPU

Mali-T830 MP2
Mali-400 MP4

RAM

2 GB LPDDR3
1.5 GB

Internal storage

16 GB
16 GB

Maximum User Storage

9.7 GB
 

Storage expansion

up to 256 GB
up to 64 GB

Slot Type

microSDXC, microSDHC, microSD
microSDXC, microSDHC, microSD

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)
Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 4.4), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Battery

Capacity

2350 mAh
2100 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
User replaceable

Talk time (3G)

17.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1364 min)
10.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1364 min)

Internet use

 
 

3G

12 hours
 

LTE

16 hours
 

Wi-Fi

17 hours
 

Music playback

41.00 hours
47.00 hours

Video playback

17.00 hours
11.00 hours

Internet browsing

Browser

 
 

supports

 
HTML, HTML5

Built-in online services support

 
YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

Bands 40
 

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), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS
EDGE, GPRS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Micro SIM

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.2
4.0

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), Attribute Protocol (ATT), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Bluetooth Network Encapsulation Protocol (BNEP), Device ID Profile (DID), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Attribute Profile (GATT), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Logical Link Control and Adaptation Protocol (L2CAP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Multi-Channel Adaptation Protocol (MCAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Scan Parameters Profile (ScPP), Security Manager Protocol, Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP), SIM Access (SAP)

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band

Mobile hotspot

Yes
Yes

Wi-Fi Direct

Yes
Yes

USB

Yes
USB 2.0

Connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
microUSB

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device, USB charging

Charging connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
microUSB

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
 

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

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

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, Stopwatch

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

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
 

Music player

 
 

Filter by

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

Features

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

Supported formats

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

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

MPEG4, H.263, H.264
MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, AVI, 3GP, Flash Video, MKV, WebM

Radio

FM
 

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Dec 21, 2016
Jun 19, 2014

FCC ID value: A3LSMA320F link
FCC ID value: A3LSMG800F link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.45 W/kg
0.58 W/kg

Body

0.74 W/kg
0.57 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.56 W/kg
0.82 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.94 W/kg
0.80 W/kg

Availability

Officially announced

Jan 02, 2017
Jul 01, 2014
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