• Samsung Galaxy A8 vs Sony Xperia Z5 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 (MediaTek)

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy A8 vs Sony Xperia Z5 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 (MediaTek)

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Sony Xiaomi
Announced July 2015 September 2015 November 2015
Status Available - August 2015 Available - October 2015 Available - November 2015
Price Rs. 26,990 ($396.91) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 38,499 ($566.16) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 11,999 ($176.46) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold White, Graphite Black, Gold, Green Silver, Gray, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 158 x 76.8 x 5.9 mm
(6.22 x 3.02 x 0.23 in)
146 x 72 x 7.3 mm
(5.75 x 2.83 x 0.29 in)
150 x 76 x 8.7 mm
(5.91 x 2.99 x 0.34 in)
Weight 151 g (5.33 oz) 154 g (5.43 oz) 164 g (5.78 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional) GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
TD-SCDMA
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - Fingerprint sensor - IP68 certified - dust proof and water resistant over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes -
Notification LED - - Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2 GHz Cortex-A57, Qualcomm MSM8994 Snapdragon 810 Octa-core, Mediatek MT6795 Helio X10
GPU Adreno 405 Adreno 430 PowerVR G6200
RAM 2 GB 3 GB 2/3 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 32 GB 16/32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD, up to 200 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Triluminos Display, X-Reality Engine, Scratch-resistant Glass, Oleophobic Coating IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.7 inches 5.2 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (428 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 73.99% 69.47% 72.98%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels 23 MP, 5520 х 4140 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone)
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama Phase Detection Autofocus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 5 MP, 1080p [Similar] 5.1 MP, 1080p, HDR [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Up to 107 kbps Yes
Edge Yes Up to 296 kbps Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps HSPA, LTE
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.1, A2DP, apt-X v4.1, A2DP, LE
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, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0 (MHL 3 TV-out), USB Host microUSB v2.0, USB On-The-Go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ Beidou (market dependant) Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ Beidou (market dependant) Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

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

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint 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 not supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Li-Po Battery
Capacity 3050 mAh 2900 mAh 4000 mAh
Stand by - - Up to 264 h (3G)
Talk Time - - -