• Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) vs Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (CDMA)

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) vs Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (CDMA)

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Samsung
Announced February 2014 December 2015 February 2016
Status Available April 2014 Available - February 2016 Available - March 2016
Price - Rs. 25,900 ($380.88) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 50,900 ($748.53) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Blue, Gold Black, White, Gold, Pink Gold Black Onyx, Silver Titanium, Gold Platinum
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm
(5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 in)
151.5 x 74.1 x 7.3 mm
(5.96 x 2.92 x 0.29 in)
150.9 x 72.6 x 7.7 mm
(5.94 x 2.86 x 0.3 in)
Weight 145 g (5.11 oz) 172 g (6.07 oz) 157 g (5.54 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - G935V
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - G935A
HSDPA 850 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - G935T
4G Network LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 20(800), 29(700), 30(2300), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - G935A
SAR US - W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
- W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
1.03 W/kg (head)
1.59 W/kg (body)
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features Fingerprint Sensor
IP67 Certified - Dust and Water Resistant
Water Resistant up to 1 Meter and 30 Minutes
Heart Rate Sensor
- Corning Gorilla Glass 4 - Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
- IP68 certified - dust proof and water resistant over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Processor Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 Octa-core (4x1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53)
Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615
Exynos 7580 Octa
Dual-core 2.15 GHz & dual-core 1.6 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820
GPU Adreno 330 Adreno 405
Mali-T720MP2
Adreno 530
RAM 2 GB 3 GB 3/4 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB storage 16 GB 32/64 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 200 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, Curved Edge Screen, Always-on display
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.1 inches 5.5 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (432 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (534 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 69.63% 74.11% 76.13%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No FM radio with RDS; recording -
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 16 MP, 4640 x 3480 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 12 MP
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, HDR Auto focus, f/1.9 aperture, Optical Image Stabilization, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Phase Detection Autofocus, f/1.7, 26 mm, 1/2.6" Sensor Size, 1.4 ┬Ám Pixel Size, Smart Optical Image Stablization, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, video stabilization, dual-video rec. 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front Camera Yes, 2.1 MP,1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar] 5 MP, f/1.9, 1080p [Similar] 5 MP, f/1.7, 22mm, dual video call, Auto HDR [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; 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 Cat9 450/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.2, A2DP, LE, apt-X
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, WiFi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v3.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host microUSB v2.0, USB OTG microUSB v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant) Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 3 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 3/4 GB RAM - G935R
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 200 GB (dedicated slot)
USB OTG Supported 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 supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2800 mAh 3300 mAh 3600 mAh
Stand by Up to 390 h Up to 78 h -
Talk Time Up to 21 h Up to 17 h (3G) -