Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 5S vs Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016)

Apple iPhone 5S
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general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Samsung
Announced September 2013 December 2015
Status Available - September 2013 Available - February 2016
Price - Rs. 25,900 ($380.88) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black/Slate, White/Silver Black, White, Gold, Pink Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
(4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 in)
151.5 x 74.1 x 7.3 mm
(5.96 x 2.92 x 0.29 in)
Weight 112 g (3.95 oz) 172 g (6.07 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100 LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Corning Gorilla Glass 4

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 7.0.1 Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Processor Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone, Apple A7 with M7 Motion Coprocessor [Similar] Octa-core (4x1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53)
Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615
Exynos 7580 Octa [Similar]
GPU PowerVR G6430 [Similar] Adreno 405
Mali-T720MP2 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 3 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches [Similar] 5.5 inches [Similar]
Resolution 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 60.84% 74.11%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels [Similar] 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels [Similar]
Flash dual-LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, 1.5 ┬Ám pixel size, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, touch focus, geo-tagging, face detection, panorama, HDR Auto focus, f/1.9 aperture, Optical Image Stabilization, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120 fps, video stabilization 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] 5 MP, f/1.9, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G 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 Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi 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 microUSB v2.0, USB OTG
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG - Supported

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Li-Po Battery
Capacity 1440 mAh 3300 mAh
Stand by Up to 250 h Up to 78 h
Talk Time Up to 10 h Up to 17 h (3G)