• Nokia Lumia 925 vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) vs Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)

Phone Comparison - Nokia Lumia 925 vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) vs Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)

general General Info

Manufacturer Nokia Samsung Samsung
Announced May 2013 December 2015 December 2015
Status Available - June 2013 Available - February 2016 Coming Soon - December 2015
Price - Rs. 21,900 ($322.06) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 17,300 ($254.41) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White Black, White, Gold, Pink Gold Various
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 129 x 70.6 x 8.5 mm
(5.08 x 2.78 x 0.33 in)
144.8 x 71.0 x 7.3 mm
(5.7 x 2.8 x 0.29 in)
134.5 x 65.2 x 7.3 mm
(5.3 x 2.57 x 0.29 in)
Weight 139 g (4.9 oz) 155 g (5.47 oz) 132 g (4.66 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 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 / 1900 / 2100 - RM-892, RM-893
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - RM-910
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - RM-892
LTE 700 / 1700 / 2100 - RM-893
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) 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

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410
GPU Adreno 225 - Adreno 306
RAM 1 GB 2 GB 1.5 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB storage 16 GB 16 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.5 inches 5.2 inches 4.7 inches
Resolution 768 x 1280 pixels (332 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 63.18% 72.38% 69.65%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8.7 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash Dual-LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features PureView Technology, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Optical image stabilization, Still image editor, Face recognition Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP wide Angle, 720p@30fps [Similar] 5 MP [Similar] 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes Yes
Edge Up to 236.8 kbps Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 1.5 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint supported fingerprint not 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 supported NFC supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery (BL-4YW) Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2000 mAh 2900 mAh 2300 mAh
Stand by Up to 440 h (3G) - -
Talk Time Up to 18 h 18 min (2G)
Up to 12 h 48 min (3G)
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