Phone Comparison - LG K8 (2017) vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

LG K8 (2017)
lg k8 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
samsung galaxy a5 (2017)
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general General Info

Manufacturer LG Samsung
Announced December 2016 January 2017
Status Coming Soon - January 2017 Coming Soon - January 2017
Price - Rs. 28,990 ($399.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Silver, Titan, Dark Blue, Gold Black, White, Gold, Pink Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 144.8 x 72.1 x 8.09 mm
(5.7 x 2.84 x 0.32 in)
146.1 x 71.4 x 7.9 mm
(5.75 x 2.81 x 0.31 in)
Weight 142 g (5.01 oz) -
SIM Type - Dual-SIM
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Notification LED - Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat) Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Processor Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425 [Similar] 1.9 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A72 & 1.3 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A53, Exynos 7880 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 308 [Similar] Mali-T860 MP4 [Similar]
RAM 1.5 GB [Browse Similar] 3 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 256 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, In-cell Touch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches [Similar] 5.2 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.89% 71.34%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels [Similar] 16 MP [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama Auto focus, f/1.9 aperture, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 5 MP [Similar] 16 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 Yes
Edge Class 12 Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/11.5 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps, VoLTE HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps, VoLTE
Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE, ANT+
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 1.5 GB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 256 GB
USB OTG Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
Light Sensor light sensor present light sensor present
Magnetic-Field Sensor (Compass) magnetic field sensor present magnetic field sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2500 mAh 3000 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -