Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Alpha vs LG Nexus 5X vs Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)

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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung LG Samsung
Announced August 2014 September 2015 December 2015
Status Available - September 2014 Available - October 2015 Coming Soon - December 2015
Price - Rs. 27,999 ($411.75) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 17,300 ($254.41) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, white, gold, silver, blue Black, White, Blue Various
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 132.4 x 65.5 x 6.7 mm
(5.21 x 2.58 x 0.26 in)
147 x 72.6 x 7.9 mm
(5.79 x 2.86 x 0.31 in)
134.5 x 65.2 x 7.3 mm
(5.3 x 2.57 x 0.29 in)
Weight 115 g (4.06 oz) 136 g (4.8 oz) 132 g (4.66 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all models
CDMA 800 / 1900 - American model
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - American model
HSDPA 800 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - Global model
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network 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 LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Fingerprint Sensor -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Exynos 5 Octa 5430 Quad-core 1.44 GHz Cortex-A53 & dual-core 1.82 GHz Cortex-A57, Qualcomm MSM8992 Snapdragon 808 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410
GPU Mali-T628 MP6 Adreno 418 Adreno 306
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 1.5 GB
Internal Memory 32 GB 16/32 GB 16 GB
External Memory No No microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3, Oleophobic Coating Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches 5.2 inches 4.7 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (320 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 66.95% 69.73% 69.65%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 12 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 12 MP, 4608 x 2592 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone) LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Panorama, HDR Laser Autofocus, 1.55┬Ám Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Photo Sphere, HDR, Dual Recording Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama
Video 2160p@30fps 2160p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 2.1 MP [Similar] 5 MP [Similar] 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps, HSUPA; LTE-A, Cat6, 300 Mbps DL HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.2, A2DP v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 Type-C 1.0 reversible connector microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 1.5 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No microSD, up to 128 GB

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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 not supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1860 mAh 2700 mAh 2300 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time - - -