• Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 vs Samsung Galaxy A8 vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 vs Samsung Galaxy A8 vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Samsung
Announced November 2013 July 2015 December 2015
Status Available - Q4 2013 Available - August 2015 Available - February 2016
Price - Rs. 26,990 ($396.91) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 21,900 ($322.06) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Pink Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold Black, White, Gold, Pink Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 146.8 x 75.3 x 8.9 mm
(5.78 x 2.96 x 0.35 in)
158 x 76.8 x 5.9 mm
(6.22 x 3.02 x 0.23 in)
144.8 x 71.0 x 7.3 mm
(5.7 x 2.8 x 0.29 in)
Weight 163 g (5.75 oz) 151 g (5.33 oz) 155 g (5.47 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SM-G7100
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 - G7102
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) - SM-G7105 LTE 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, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU - Adreno 405 -
RAM 1.5 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 8 GB 16/32 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.25 inches 5.7 inches 5.2 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (280 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 68.61% 73.99% 72.38%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, stereo sound rec. 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p [Similar] 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ Beidou (market dependant) Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB, 1.5 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD, up to 128 GB

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 not supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2600 mAh 3050 mAh 2900 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time Up to 17 h - -