Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) vs Samsung Galaxy A6

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Display

Display size

5.2 inches
5.6 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
720 x 1480 pixels

Pixel density

424 ppi
294 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

71.51 %
74.94 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 27 mm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

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

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

16 megapixels
16 megapixels

Features

 
Flash

Design

Dimensions

5.75 x 2.81 x 0.31 inches (146.1 x 71.4 x 7.9 mm)
5.90 x 2.79 x 0.30 inches (149.9 x 70.8 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

5.61 oz (159 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.71 oz (162 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Metal

Resistance

Water, Dust
 

IP certified

IP 68
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7880
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7884

Processor

Octa-core, 1900 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Mali-T830 MP3
Mali-T830 MP1

RAM

3 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
32 GB

Maximum User Storage

23.1 GB
22.1 GB

Storage expansion

up to 256 GB
up to 400 GB

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)
Android (8.0 Oreo), Samsung Experience UI

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3000 mAh

Charging

Yes
 

Talk time

 
19.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1379 min)

Stand-by time

 
18.0 days (432 hours)
the average is 21 days (498 h)

Talk time (3G)

16.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
 

Internet use

 
 

3G

13 hours
 

LTE

16 hours
 

Wi-Fi

18 hours
 

Music playback

53.00 hours
64.00 hours

Video playback

19.00 hours
18.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 17, 20, 28
Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 14

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 40, 41
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 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-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
microUSB

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
 

Location

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

Other

NFC, ANT+, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+, VoIP, 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, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Hearing aid compatibility

 
M3, T3

Other features

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

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
FM, Recording option

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Dec 06, 2016
Aug 01, 2018

FCC ID value: A3LSMA520F link
FCC ID value: A3LSMA600A link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.30 W/kg
0.36 W/kg

Body

0.55 W/kg
1.40 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
1.57 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.09 W/kg
1.40 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Charger, microUSB cable, Headset and Documentation

MSRP price

 
$ 360
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