Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Alpha vs Samsung Galaxy A5 vs Samsung Galaxy S7

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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Samsung
Announced August 2014 October 2014 February 2016
Status Available - September 2014 Available - November 2014 Available - March 2016
Price - Rs. 18,090 ($266.03) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 43,400 ($638.24) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, white, gold, silver, blue Pearl White, Midnight Black, Platinum Silver, Soft Pink, Light B Black, Gold, Silver
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 132.4 x 65.5 x 6.7 mm
(5.21 x 2.58 x 0.26 in)
139.3 x 69.7 x 6.7 mm
(5.48 x 2.74 x 0.26 in)
142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9 mm
(5.61 x 2.74 x 0.31 in)
Weight 115 g (4.06 oz) 123 g (4.34 oz) 152 g (5.36 oz)
SIM Type - - Single SIM (Nano-SIM), Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, Dual Stand-by)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - - Heart rate sensor
- Fingerprint sensor
- IP68 certified - dust and water resistant
- Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Processor Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Exynos 5 Octa 5430 Quad-core 1.2 GHz Quad-core (2x 2.15 GHz Kryo & 2x 1.6 GHz Kryo)/ Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Mongoose & 4x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53) , Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820/ Exynos 8 Octa 8890
GPU Mali-T628 MP6 - Adreno 530/ Mali-T880 MP12
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 4 GB
Internal Memory 32 GB 16 GB 32/64 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 2 TB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, Always-on display
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches 5.0 inches 5.1 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (320 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (576 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 66.95% 70.85% 72.33%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 12 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels Dual Pixel 12 MP, 4608 x 2592 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone)
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Panorama, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR, Wide Selfie, Rear-cam Selfie Phase Detection Autofocus, f/1.7, 1/2.6' Sensor Size, 1 ┬Ám Pixel Size,Smart Optical Image Stablization, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama
Video 2160p@30fps 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front Camera 2.1 MP [Similar] 5 MP [Similar] 5 MP, f/1.7, Dual Video Call, Auto HDR [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 HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat9 450/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.0, BLE, ANT+ v4.2, A2DP, LE, apt-X
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 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 Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 2 TB
USB OTG - - Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not 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
Barometer Sensor barometer sensor barometer sensor barometer sensor present
Heart-rate Sensor heart rate sensor heart rate sensor heart rate sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 1860 mAh 2300 mAh 3000 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time - - -