Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 5 vs Apple iPhone 5S vs Samsung Galaxy A8

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general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Apple Samsung
Announced September 2012 September 2013 July 2015
Status Available - September 2012 Available - September 2013 Available - August 2015
Price - - Rs. 26,990 ($396.91) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White Black/Slate, White/Silver Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
(4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 in)
123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
(4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 in)
158 x 76.8 x 5.9 mm
(6.22 x 3.02 x 0.23 in)
Weight 112 g (3.95 oz) 112 g (3.95 oz) 151 g (5.33 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - for Verizon
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 2100 - for AT&T LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100 LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - - Fingerprint sensor

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 6 iOS 7.0.1 Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop)
Processor Dual-core 1.2 GHz, Apple A6 Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone, Apple A7 with M7 Motion Coprocessor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615
GPU PowerVR SGX 543MP3 PowerVR G6430 Adreno 405
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16/32/64 GB storage 16/32 GB
External Memory No No microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS TFT, capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches 4.0 inches 5.7 inches
Resolution 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi) 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 60.84% 60.84% 73.99%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No No FM radio with RDS; recording
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, Backside Illumin 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels
Flash LED flash dual-LED flash LED flash
Features Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, 1.5 ┬Ám pixel size, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, touch focus, geo-tagging, face detection, panorama, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light, video stabilization, geo-tagging, face detection Yes, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120 fps, video stabilization 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 73 Mbps; Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 100 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Plus Cellular Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, Lightning Port Yes, Lightning Port microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ Beidou (market dependant)
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML (Safari) HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1440 mAh 1440 mAh 3050 mAh
Stand by Up to 225 h Up to 250 h -
Talk Time Up to 8 h Up to 10 h -