• Samsung Galaxy A5 vs Samsung Galaxy A8 vs Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (CDMA)

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy A5 vs Samsung Galaxy A8 vs Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (CDMA)

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Samsung
Announced October 2014 July 2015 February 2016
Status Available - November 2014 Available - August 2015 Available - March 2016
Price Rs. 18,090 ($266.03) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 26,990 ($396.91) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 50,900 ($748.53) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Pearl White, Midnight Black, Platinum Silver, Soft Pink, Light B Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold Black Onyx, Silver Titanium, Gold Platinum
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)
150.9 x 72.6 x 7.7 mm
(5.94 x 2.86 x 0.3 in)
Weight 123 g (4.34 oz) 151 g (5.33 oz) 157 g (5.54 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - G935V
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - G935A
HSDPA 850 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - G935T
4G Network LTE LTE LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 20(800), 29(700), 30(2300), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - G935A
SAR US - W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
- W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
1.03 W/kg (head)
1.59 W/kg (body)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Fingerprint sensor - Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
- IP68 certified - dust proof and water resistant over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes

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 Dual-core 2.15 GHz & dual-core 1.6 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820
GPU - Adreno 405 Adreno 530
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 3/4 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 16/32 GB 32/64 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD, up to 200 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, Curved Edge Screen, Always-on display
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 5.7 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (534 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 70.85% 73.99% 76.13%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio - FM radio with RDS; recording -
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
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, HDR Phase Detection Autofocus, f/1.7, 26 mm, 1/2.6" Sensor Size, 1.4 ┬Ám Pixel Size, Smart Optical Image Stablization, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front Camera 5 MP [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p [Similar] 5 MP, f/1.7, 22mm, dual video call, Auto HDR [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 Cat9 450/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.0, BLE, ANT+ v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.2, A2DP, LE, apt-X
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, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ Beidou (market dependant) Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 3/4 GB RAM - G935R
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD, up to 200 GB (dedicated slot)
USB OTG - - Supported

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-Ion Battery
Capacity 2300 mAh 3050 mAh 3600 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time - - -