Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia M5 Dual vs Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016)

Sony Xperia M5 Dual
sony xperia m5 dual
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016)
samsung galaxy a8 (2016)
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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Samsung
Announced August 2015 September 2016
Status Available - August 2015 Coming Soon - October 2016
Price Rs. 26,990 ($396.91) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 39,240 ($588.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Gold Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold, Mint
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 145 x 72 x 7.6 mm
(5.71 x 2.83 x 0.3 in)
156.6 x 76.8 x 7.2 mm
(6.17 x 3.02 x 0.28 in)
Weight 142.6 g (5.01.0.21 oz) 182 g (6.42 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - E5633, E5643, E5663 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) - E5633
LTE band 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 28(700) - E5643
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 28(700), 40(2300) - E5663
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Fingerprint Sensor

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop) Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Processor Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Mediatek MT6795 [Similar] Octa-core (4x2.1 GHz Cortex-A57 & 4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53), Exynos 7420 Octa [Similar]
GPU PowerVR G6200 [Similar] Mali-T760MP8 [Similar]
RAM 3 GB [Browse Similar] 3 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB 32/64 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 200 GB microSD, up to 256 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches [Similar] 5.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.89% 74.66%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 21.5 MP, 5248 x 3936 [Similar] 16 MP [Similar]
Flash LED Flash LED Flash
Features Phase Detection Autofocus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR, Panorama Autofocus, f/1.9, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video 2160p@30fps, HDR 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 13 MP, autofocus; 1080p@30fps video [Similar] 8 MP, f/1.9, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 85.6 kbps Yes
Edge Up to 236.8 kbps Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, LE, apt-X v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE
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/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 3 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 200 GB microSD, up to 256 GB

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2600 mAh 3300 mAh
Stand by Up to 495 h (2G)
Up to 504 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 11 h 49 min (2G)
Up to 12 h 11 min (3G)
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