Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 5S vs Samsung Galaxy A8 vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)

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general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Samsung Samsung
Announced September 2013 July 2015 December 2015
Status Available - September 2013 Available - August 2015 Available - February 2016
Price - Rs. 26,990 ($396.91) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 21,900 ($322.06) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black/Slate, White/Silver Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold Black, White, Gold, Pink 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)
158 x 76.8 x 5.9 mm
(6.22 x 3.02 x 0.23 in)
144.8 x 71.0 x 7.3 mm
(5.7 x 2.8 x 0.29 in)
Weight 112 g (3.95 oz) 151 g (5.33 oz) 155 g (5.47 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional) 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 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100 LTE 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 SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Fingerprint sensor -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 7.0.1 Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Processor 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 Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU PowerVR G6430 Adreno 405 -
RAM 1 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16/32 GB 16 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches 5.7 inches 5.2 inches
Resolution 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 60.84% 73.99% 72.38%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash dual-LED flash 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, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120 fps, video stabilization 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p [Similar] 5 MP [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, 100 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.0, 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 Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, hotspot
USB Yes, Lightning Port microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ Beidou (market dependant) Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

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

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint 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 supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1440 mAh 3050 mAh 2900 mAh
Stand by Up to 250 h - -
Talk Time Up to 10 h - -