• Sony Xperia M5 vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) vs Samsung Galaxy S7 (CDMA)

Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia M5 vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) vs Samsung Galaxy S7 (CDMA)

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Samsung Samsung
Announced August 2015 December 2015 February 2016
Status Available - August 2015 Available - February 2016 Available - March 2016
Price Rs. 26,990 ($396.91) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 21,900 ($322.06) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 43,400 ($638.24) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Gold Black, White, Gold, Pink Gold Black Onyx, Silver Titanium, Gold Platinum
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 145 x 72 x 7.6 mm
(5.71 x 2.83 x 0.3 in)
144.8 x 71.0 x 7.3 mm
(5.7 x 2.8 x 0.29 in)
142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9 mm
(5.61 x 2.74 x 0.31 in)
Weight 142.5 g (5.01.0.18 oz) 155 g (5.47 oz) 152 g (5.36 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 - G930V, G930R
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - E5603, E5653
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - E5606
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - G930A, G930V
HSDPA 850 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - G930T
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) - E5603
LTE band 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 28(700) - E5606
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 28(700), 40(2300) - E5653
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) - G930A
SAR US - W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
- W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
1.24 W/kg (head)
1.59 W/kg (body)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - - 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, v5.0 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Processor Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Mediatek MT6795 Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 Dual-core 2.15 GHz & dual-core 1.6 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820
GPU PowerVR G6200 - Adreno 530
RAM 3 GB 2 GB 3/4 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 16 GB 32/64 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 200 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 200 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Scratch-resistant Glass Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, Always-on display
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 5.2 inches 5.1 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (576 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.89% 72.38% 72.33%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 21.5 MP, 5248 x 3936 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 12 MP, 4608 x 2592 pixels
Flash LED Flash LED flash LED Flash
Features Phase Detection Autofocus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama Phase Detection Autofocus, 1/2.6" Sensor Size, 26 mm, f/1.7, 1.4 ┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, Auto HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, HDR 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front Camera 13 MP, autofocus; 1080p@30fps video [Similar] 5 MP [Similar] 5 MP, f/1.7, 22mm, dual video call, Auto HDR [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 85.6 kbps Yes Yes
Edge Up to 236.8 kbps Yes Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps 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 v4.1, A2DP, LE, apt-X v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.2, A2DP, LE, apt-X
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, 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 16 GB, 3 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 3/4 GB RAM - G930R
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 200 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 200 GB (dedicated slot)
USB OTG - - Supported

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 supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2600 mAh 2900 mAh 3000 mAh
Stand by Up to 671 h (2G)
Up to 656 h (3G)
- -
Talk Time Up to 11 h 49 min (2G)
Up to 12 h 11 min (3G)
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