Phone Comparison - Huawei Nova vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

Huawei Nova
huawei nova
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
samsung galaxy a5 (2017)
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general General Info

Manufacturer Huawei Samsung
Announced September 2016 January 2017
Status Coming Soon - October 2016 Coming Soon - January 2017
Price Rs. 20,800 ($310.00) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 28,990 ($399.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, Silver, Gold Black, White, Gold, Pink Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension - 146.1 x 71.4 x 7.9 mm
(5.75 x 2.81 x 0.31 in)
Weight - -
SIM Type - Dual-SIM
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - Fingerprint Sensor
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Notification LED - Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Processor Octa-core 2.0 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 [Similar] 1.9 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A72 & 1.3 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A53, Exynos 7880 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 506 [Similar] Mali-T860 MP4 [Similar]
RAM 3 GB [Browse Similar] 3 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 32 GB 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD, up to 256 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, 2.5D Curved Gorilla Glass Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches [Similar] 5.2 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio - 71.34%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio To be confirmed FM radio, recording
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 12 MP [Similar] 16 MP [Similar]
Flash LED Flash LED flash
Features Phase Detection Autofocus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, f/1.9 aperture, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama
Video 2160p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 8 MP [Similar] 16 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSPA, LTE HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps, VoLTE
Bluetooth Yes v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE, ANT+
Wi-Fi Yes Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
USB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant) Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB, 3 GB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD, up to 256 GB
USB OTG - Supported

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3020 mAh 3000 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -