Phone Comparison - Amazon Fire vs Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)

Amazon Fire
amazon fire
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)
samsung galaxy a3 (2016)
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general General Info

Manufacturer Amazon Samsung
Announced September 2015 December 2015
Status Available - September 2015 Coming Soon - December 2015
Price Rs. 3,407 ($999.99) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 17,300 ($254.41) [Similarly Priced]
Colors White, Black Various
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 191 x 115 x 10.6 mm
(7.52 x 4.53 x 0.42 in)
134.5 x 65.2 x 7.3 mm
(5.3 x 2.57 x 0.29 in)
Weight 313 g (11.04 oz) 132 g (4.66 oz)
2G Network N/A GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network N/A HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop), Fire OS 5 Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 1.3 GHz [Similar] Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 [Similar]
GPU - Adreno 306 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 1.5 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 8 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 7.0 inches [Similar] 4.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 600 x 1024 pixels (170 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 62.44% 69.65%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio No FM radio
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 2 MP, 1600 x 1200 pixels [Similar] 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels [Similar]
Flash No LED flash
Features Geo-tagging Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama
Video 480p@24fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera VGA [Similar] 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G N/A HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 1.5 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 4400 mAh 2300 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time Up to 7 h (multimedia) -