Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) vs Nokia 7.2

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Display

Size

5.2 inches
6.3 inches

Resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels,
424 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
409 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

71.51 %
81.11 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7880
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SDM660

Processor

Octa-core, 1900 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Mali-T830 MP3
Adreno 512

RAM

3GB LPDDR3
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

32GB
128GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)
Android (10, 9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3500 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Fast charging
 

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera

16 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor)
48 MP (PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 27 mm
Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

 
8 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2

Third camera

 
5 MP (Depth information)

Video recording

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

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
 

Front

16 MP
20 MP

Design

Dimensions

5.75 x 2.81 x 0.31 inches (146.1 x 71.4 x 7.9 mm)
6.29 x 2.96 x 0.32 inches (159.88 x 75.11 x 8.25 mm)

Weight

5.61 oz (159 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)
6.35 oz (180 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3); Frame: Plastic

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
Notification light

Colors

Black sky, Gold sand, Blue mist, Peach cloud
Cyan green, Charcoal, Ice

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

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

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
aptX

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Charging, Mass storage device
Charging, OTG

Sensors

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

Other

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

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Charger, charging / data cable, Quick Start guide, SIM pin, Headset
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