Sony Xperia E5 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

Screen-to-body

69.26 %
85.73 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

MediaTek MT6735
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885

Processor

Quad-core, 1300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Mali-T720 MP2
Mali-G71 MP2

RAM

1.5 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

16 GB
64 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 200 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

2300 mAh
3100 mAh

Type

User replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
16 megapixels

Features

Autofocus
Phase detection autofocus

Second camera

 
5 megapixels

Features

 
Ultra-wide

Video recording

Yes
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

Object tracking, Video calling, Video sharing
Hyperlapse, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 megapixels
25 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

5.65 x 2.73 x 0.31 inches (143.6 x 69.45 x 7.99 mm)
5.69 x 2.72 x 0.31 inches (144.4 x 69.2 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

5.19 oz (147 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)

Colors

Black, White
Black, Coral, Blue, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 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 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
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

Nano 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 a, b, g, n, dual-band; 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, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Other

NFC, 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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