• Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) vs Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) vs Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Samsung
Announced September 2013 December 2015 December 2015
Status Available - September 2013 Available - February 2016 Coming Soon - December 2015
Price - Rs. 21,900 ($322.06) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 17,300 ($254.41) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Pink Black, White, Gold, Pink Gold Various
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 151.2 x 79.2 x 8.3 mm
(5.95 x 3.12 x 0.33 in)
144.8 x 71.0 x 7.3 mm
(5.7 x 2.8 x 0.29 in)
134.5 x 65.2 x 7.3 mm
(5.3 x 2.57 x 0.29 in)
Weight 168 g (5.93 oz) 155 g (5.47 oz) 132 g (4.66 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 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 LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) 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 S Pen stylus - -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400 (LTE model) / Quad-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410
GPU Adreno 330 (LTE model) - Adreno 306
RAM 3 GB 2 GB 1.5 GB
Internal Memory 32/64 GB storage 16 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.7 inches 5.2 inches 4.7 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 74.98% 72.38% 69.65%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS FM radio, recording FM radio
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, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, Panorama, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama
Video Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps (LTE model) 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [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, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB Host microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32/64 GB storage, 3 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 1.5 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG Supported - -

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-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3200 mAh 2900 mAh 2300 mAh
Stand by Up to 420 h (3G) - -
Talk Time Up to 21 h (3G) - -