Samsung Galaxy A31 vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)

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Display

Size

6.4 inches
5.2 inches

Resolution

2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
411 PPI
1920 x 1080 pixels,
424 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

84.88 %
72.39 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

MediaTek Helio P65 MT6768
Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 8939

Processor

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Arm Cortex-A75 and Arm Cortex-A55, 64-bit, 12 nm
Octa-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 28 nm

GPU

Mali-G52 MC2
Adreno 405

RAM

4GB LPDDR4
2GB

Internal storage

64GB
16GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 128 GB

OS

Android (10), Samsung One UI
Android (5.1 Lollipop)

Battery

Capacity

5000 mAh
2900 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

Fast charging
Fast charging

Camera

Rear

Quad camera
Single camera

Main camera

48 MP (PDAF)
13 MP (OIS, Autofocus, CMOS image sensor)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 28 mm

Second camera

8 MP (Ultra-wide)
 

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2
 

Third camera

5 MP (Macro)
 

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4
 

Fourth camera

5 MP (Depth information)
 

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4
 

Video recording

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

Features

 
Video calling

Front

20 MP
5 MP

Design

Dimensions

6.27 x 2.88 x 0.34 inches (159.3 x 73.1 x 8.6 mm)
5.70 x 2.80 x 0.29 inches (144.8 x 71 x 7.3 mm)

Weight

6.53 oz (185 g)
the average is 6.5 oz (184 g)
5.47 oz (155 g)
the average is 6.5 oz (184 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
 

Biometrics

In-screen fingerprint
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Prism Crush black, Prism Crush blue, Prism Crush red, Prism Crush white
Black, Gold, Pink, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 40(2300)

UMTS

 
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

 
3.5mm jack

Features

 
Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

Yes
4.1

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Type-C (reversible)
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

Charging
Mass storage device, OTG, Charging, Video out

HDMI

 
Yes

Sensors

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

Other

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