Samsung Galaxy A5 vs Samsung Galaxy S6 edge

$134.95 VIEW ON AMAZON
$275.00 VIEW ON eBay

Display

Display size

5.0 inches
5.1 inches

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels
1440 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density

294 ppi
577 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

71.14 %
71.75 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Flash

LED
LED

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

5.48 x 2.74 x 0.26 inches (139.3 x 69.7 x 6.7 mm)
5.59 x 2.76 x 0.28 inches (142.1 x 70.1 x 7 mm)

Weight

4.34 oz (123 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
4.66 oz (132 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

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

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

 
Touch sensitive control keys

Colors

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

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

2 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

16 GB
128 GB, not expandable

Maximum User Storage

12 GB
 

Storage expansion

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

2300 mAh
2600 mAh

Charging

 
Yes, Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Talk time

 
26.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1379 min)

Stand-by time

 
13.0 days (312 hours)
the average is 21 days (498 h)

Talk time (3G)

15.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
 

Music playback

68.00 hours
58.00 hours

Video playback

12.00 hours
13.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 20, 5, 8, 3, 1, 7
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 17, 20

UMTS

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

GSM

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

Data

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

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.0
4.1

Wi-Fi

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

USB

USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Connector

microUSB
microUSB

Features

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

Mobile Payment

 
Samsung Pay

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

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

Hearing aid compatibility

 
M4, T3

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

 
DLNA, Wireless screen share

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Oct 17, 2014
Mar 02, 2015

FCC ID value: A3LSMA500G link
FCC ID value: A3LSMG925A link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.37 W/kg
0.24 W/kg

Body

0.94 W/kg
0.69 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

0.96 W/kg
1.25 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.07 W/kg
1.07 W/kg
This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. You can order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers at https://www.parsintl.com/phonearena or use the Reprints & Permissions tool that appears at the bottom of each web page. Visit https://www.parsintl.com/ for samples and additional information.