Phone Comparison - HTC Desire 826 vs Sony Xperia M5 Dual vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)

general General Info

Manufacturer HTC Sony Samsung
Announced January 2015 August 2015 December 2015
Status Coming Soon - Q1 2015 Available - August 2015 Available - February 2016
Price Rs. 16,999 ($249.99) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 26,990 ($396.91) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 21,900 ($322.06) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Various Black, White, Gold Black, White, Gold, Pink Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension - 145 x 72 x 7.6 mm
(5.71 x 2.83 x 0.3 in)
144.8 x 71.0 x 7.3 mm
(5.7 x 2.8 x 0.29 in)
Weight - 142.6 g (5.01.0.21 oz) 155 g (5.47 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - EMEA version
HSDPA 900 / 2100 - Asia version
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - E5633, E5643, E5663 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - EMEA version LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) - E5633
LTE band 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 28(700) - E5643
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 28(700), 40(2300) - E5663
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.0.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Mediatek MT6795 Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 405 PowerVR G6200 -
RAM 2 GB 3 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 16 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 200 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches 5.0 inches 5.2 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio - 65.89% 72.38%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio FM radio FM radio with RDS FM radio, recording
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels 21.5 MP, 5248 x 3936 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED Flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, HDR Phase Detection Autofocus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama
Video 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps 2160p@30fps, HDR 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 4 MP, 1080p (1/3' sensor size, 2Ám pixel [Similar] 13 MP, autofocus; 1080p@30fps video [Similar] 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Up to 85.6 kbps Yes
Edge Yes Up to 236.8 kbps Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, apt-X v4.1, A2DP, LE, apt-X v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 3 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 200 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not 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-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2600 mAh 2600 mAh 2900 mAh
Stand by - Up to 495 h (2G)
Up to 504 h (3G)
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Talk Time - Up to 11 h 49 min (2G)
Up to 12 h 11 min (3G)
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