Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) vs Samsung Galaxy A40

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Display

Size

5.2 inches
5.9 inches

Resolution

1280 x 720 pixels,
282 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
437 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

70.63 %
85.73 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 8916
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885

Processor

Quad-core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 28 nm
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 306
Mali-G71 MP2

RAM

2GB
4GB

Internal storage

16GB
64GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (7.1 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

3100 mAh
3100 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

13 MP
 

Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor
PDAF

Second camera

 
5 MP

Features

 
Ultra-wide

Video recording

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

Features

Video calling
Hyperlapse, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 MP
25 MP

Features

Flash
 

Design

Dimensions

5.74 x 2.85 x 0.32 inches (145.8 x 72.3 x 8.1 mm)
5.69 x 2.72 x 0.31 inches (144.4 x 69.2 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

5.57 oz (158 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (179 g)
4.94 oz (140 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (179 g)

Materials

Frame: Metal
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

 
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Soft keys
 

Colors

Black, Gold, White
Black, Coral, Blue, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

Data Speed

 
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

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging, Mass storage device

Sensors

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

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

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

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
 
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