Samsung Galaxy J5 vs Samsung Galaxy A40

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Display

Display size

5.0 inches
5.9 inches

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

294 ppi
437 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

67.53 %
85.73 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

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

Second camera

 
5 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Ultra-wide

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; 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
Hyperlapse, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 megapixels
25 megapixels

Features

Flash
 

Design

Dimensions

5.59 x 2.83 x 0.31 inches (142.1 x 71.8 x 7.9 mm)
5.68 x 2.72 x 0.31 inches (144.3 x 69.1 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

5.15 oz (146 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)
4.94 oz (140 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Materials

 
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

 
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

Black, Gold, White
Black, Pink, Blue, White

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

 
FM

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 8916
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885

Processor

Quad-core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 306
Mali-G71 MP2

RAM

1.5 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

8 GB
64 GB

Available to use

4.3 GB
49.4 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop)
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

 
Samsung Pay

Other

NFC, ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 40, 41

UMTS

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

Data

LTE, HSPA, HSUPA
LTE-A Cat 12/13 (600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

Battery

Capacity

2600 mAh
3100 mAh

Type

User replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Talk time (3G)

18.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1373 min)
18.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1373 min)

Internet use

 
3G: 9 hours; LTE: 11 hours; Wi-Fi: 11 hours

Music playback

62.00 hours
62.00 hours

Video playback

13.00 hours
14.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

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

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jun 30, 2015
Mar 08, 2019

FCC ID value: A3LSMJ500F link
FCC ID value: A3LSMA405FN link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.58 W/kg
0.51 W/kg

Body

0.70 W/kg
0.46 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.13 W/kg
1.02 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.09 W/kg
0.61 W/kg
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