Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy A5 vs Samsung Galaxy A8 vs LG Nexus 5X

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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung LG
Announced October 2014 July 2015 September 2015
Status Available - November 2014 Available - August 2015 Available - October 2015
Price Rs. 18,090 ($266.03) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 26,990 ($396.91) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 27,999 ($411.75) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Pearl White, Midnight Black, Platinum Silver, Soft Pink, Light B Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold Black, White, Blue
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 139.3 x 69.7 x 6.7 mm
(5.48 x 2.74 x 0.26 in)
158 x 76.8 x 5.9 mm
(6.22 x 3.02 x 0.23 in)
147 x 72.6 x 7.9 mm
(5.79 x 2.86 x 0.31 in)
Weight 123 g (4.34 oz) 151 g (5.33 oz) 136 g (4.8 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all models
CDMA 800 / 1900 - American model
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - American model
HSDPA 800 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - Global model
4G Network LTE LTE LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 29(700) - American model
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Fingerprint sensor - Fingerprint Sensor

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 Quad-core 1.44 GHz Cortex-A53 & dual-core 1.82 GHz Cortex-A57, Qualcomm MSM8992 Snapdragon 808
GPU - Adreno 405 Adreno 418
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 16/32 GB 16/32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3, Oleophobic Coating
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 5.7 inches 5.2 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 70.85% 73.99% 69.73%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels 12 MP, 4608 x 2592 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone)
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR, Wide Selfie, Rear-cam Selfie Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Laser Autofocus, 1.55┬Ám Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Photo Sphere, HDR, Dual Recording
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps
Front Camera 5 MP [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p [Similar] 5 MP [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 Cat6 300/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.0, BLE, ANT+ v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.2, A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 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/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0 Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ Beidou (market dependant) Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

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

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not 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 supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2300 mAh 3050 mAh 2700 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time - - -