• Samsung Galaxy A5 vs Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge vs Sony Xperia Z5 Compact

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy A5 vs Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge vs Sony Xperia Z5 Compact

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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Sony
Announced October 2014 March 2015 September 2015
Status Available - November 2014 Available - April 2015 Available - October 2015
Price Rs. 18,090 ($266.03) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 34,900 ($513.24) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 27,300 ($399.99) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Pearl White, Midnight Black, Platinum Silver, Soft Pink, Light B White Pearl, Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum, Green Emerald White, Graphite Black, Yellow, Coral
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 139.3 x 69.7 x 6.7 mm
(5.48 x 2.74 x 0.26 in)
142.1 x 70.1 x 7 mm
(5.59 x 2.76 x 0.28 in)
127 x 65 x 8.9 mm
(5 x 2.56 x 0.35 in)
Weight 123 g (4.34 oz) 132 g (4.66 oz) 138 g (4.87 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA
4G Network LTE LTE LTE
SAR US - W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
1.58 W/kg (head)
1.34 W/kg (body)
- W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
SAR EU - W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
0.33 W/kg (head)
0.59 W/kg (body)
- W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Corning Gorilla Glass 4 back panel
- Fingerprint sensor (PayPal certified)
- 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, v5.0.2 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57, Exynos 7420 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2 GHz Cortex-A57, Qualcomm MSM8994 Snapdragon 810
GPU - Mali-T760 Adreno 430
RAM 2 GB 3 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 32/64/128 GB 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No microSD, up to 200 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 4, Curved Edge Screen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Triluminos Display, X-Reality Engine, Scratch-resistant Glass, Oleophobic Coating
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 5.1 inches 4.6 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (576 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (323 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 70.85% 71.96% 69.04%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 16 MP, 3456 x 4608 pixels, OIS 23 MP, 5520 х 4140 pixels
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, Auto HDR, Panorama Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec. 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR
Front Camera 5 MP [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p@30fps, dual video call, HDR [Similar] 5.1 MP, 1080p, HDR [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Up to 107 kbps
Edge Yes Yes Up to 296 kbps
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, LE, apt-X v4.1, A2DP, 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/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi 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 (MHL 3 TV-out), USB Host microUSB v2.0 (MHL 3 TV-out), USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ Beidou (market dependant)
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 32/64/128 GB, 3 GB RAM 32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB No microSD, up to 200 GB
USB OTG - Supported 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 2600 mAh 2700 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time - - -