• Samsung Galaxy A3 vs Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016) vs Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016)

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy A3 vs Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016) vs Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016)

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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Samsung
Announced October 2014 December 2015 March 2016
Status Available - November 2014 Coming Soon - December 2015 Available - March 2016
Price Rs. 14,265 ($209.78) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 17,300 ($254.41) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 11,990 ($176.32) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Pearl White, Midnight Black, Platinum Silver, Soft Pink, Light B Various Gold, White, Pink
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 130.1 x 65.5 x 6.9 mm
( 5.12 x 2.58 x 0.27 in)
134.5 x 65.2 x 7.3 mm
(5.3 x 2.57 x 0.29 in)
145.8 x 72.3 x 8.1 mm
(5.74 x 2.85 x 0.32 in)
Weight 110.3 g (3.88.0.11 oz) 132 g (4.66 oz) 159 g (5.61 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 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - J510F, J510G, J510FN
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - J510Y, J510M
4G Network LTE 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) - J510F, J510FN
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410
GPU - Adreno 306 Adreno 306
RAM 1 GB 1.5 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 16 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.5 inches 4.7 inches 5.2 inches
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels (245 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (282 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.39% 69.65% 70.93%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 13 MP
Flash LED flash LED flash LED Flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR, Wide Selfie, Rear-cam Selfie Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama Autofocus, f/1.9, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 5 MP [Similar] 5 MP [Similar] 5 MP, f/1.9, 23mm, LED flash [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA 21.1/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.0, BLE, ANT+ v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.1, A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant) Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 1.5 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not 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 not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Removable Li-Ion battery
Capacity 1900 mAh 2300 mAh 3100 mAh
Stand by - - Up to 369 h
Talk Time - - -