Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 5 vs Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)

Apple iPhone 5
apple iphone 5
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)
samsung galaxy a3 (2017)
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general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Samsung
Announced September 2012 January 2017
Status Available - September 2012 Coming Soon - January 2017
Price - Rs. 19,990 ($299.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White Various
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
(4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 in)
135.4 x 66.2 x 7.9 mm
(5.33 x 2.61 x 0.31 in)
Weight 112 g (3.95 oz) -
SIM Type - Dual-SIM
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - for Verizon
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 2100 - for AT&T 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
Notification LED - Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 6 Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Processor Dual-core 1.2 GHz, Apple A6 [Similar] Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53, Exynos 7870 [Similar]
GPU PowerVR SGX 543MP3 [Similar] Mali-T830 MP2 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 256 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS TFT, capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches [Similar] 4.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 60.84% 68.14%
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 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, Backside Illumin [Similar] 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light, video stabilization, geo-tagging, face detection 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] 8 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 73 Mbps; Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps, VoLTE
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE, ANT+
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Plus Cellular Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, Lightning Port Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, Fast Charging
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 256 GB
USB OTG - Supported

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 not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1440 mAh 2350 mAh
Stand by Up to 225 h -
Talk Time Up to 8 h -