• Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) vs Alcatel Idol 4 vs Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016)

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) vs Alcatel Idol 4 vs Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016)

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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Alcatel Samsung
Announced December 2015 February 2016 March 2016
Status Available - February 2016 Available - June 2016 Available - March 2016
Price Rs. 25,900 ($380.88) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 16,999 ($199.99) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 15,990 ($235.15) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Gold, Pink Gold Gold, Dark Gray, Rose Gold, Metal Silver Gold, White, Pink
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 151.5 x 74.1 x 7.3 mm
(5.96 x 2.92 x 0.29 in)
147 x 72.5 x 7.1 mm
(5.79 x 2.85 x 0.28 in)
151.7 x 76 x 7.8 mm
(5.97 x 2.99 x 0.31 in)
Weight 172 g (6.07 oz) 135 g (4.76 oz) 170 g (6 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional) 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 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - 6055Y, 6055K, 6055B, 6055I
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - 6055H
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - J710F, J710H
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - J710M
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 28(700) - 6055K LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 40(2300) - J710F
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - Corning Gorilla Glass 4 - -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Processor Octa-core (4x1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53)
Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615
Exynos 7580 Octa
Quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8952 Snapdragon 617 Octa-core (4x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.0 GHz Cortex-A53), Qualcomm MSM8952 Snapdragon 617
GPU Adreno 405
Mali-T720MP2
Adreno 405 Adreno 405
RAM 3 GB 2 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 16 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen LTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches 5.2 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 74.11% 69.82% 72.16%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 13 MP
Flash LED flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone) LED Flash
Features Auto focus, f/1.9 aperture, Optical Image Stabilization, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Phase Detection Autofocus, f/2.0, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Autofocus, f/1.9, 28mm, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 5 MP, f/1.9, 1080p [Similar] 8 MP, 1080p, LED flash [Similar] 5 MP, f/1.9, LED Flash [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps or LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps HSPA, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.2, A2DP, LE v4.1, A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0, USB OTG microUSB v2.0, USB Host microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant) Yes, with A-GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 3 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM - 6055Y, 6055K
16 GB, 3 GB RAM - 6055B, 6055H
16 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG Supported Supported -

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint 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 supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3300 mAh 2610 mAh 3300 mAh
Stand by Up to 78 h Up to 520 h (2G)
Up to 520 h (3G)
Up to 354 h
Talk Time Up to 17 h (3G) Up to 15 h (2G)
Up to 15 h (3G)
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