• Microsoft Lumia 640 LTE vs Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

Phone Comparison - Microsoft Lumia 640 LTE vs Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

general General Info

Manufacturer Microsoft Samsung Samsung
Announced March 2015 January 2017 January 2017
Status Available - April 2015 Coming Soon - January 2017 Coming Soon - January 2017
Price Rs. 7,999 ($117.63) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 19,990 ($299.00) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 28,990 ($399.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Yes Various Black, White, Gold, Pink Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 141.3 x 72.2 x 8.8 mm
(5.56 x 2.84 x 0.35 in)
135.4 x 66.2 x 7.9 mm
(5.33 x 2.61 x 0.31 in)
146.1 x 71.4 x 7.9 mm
(5.75 x 2.81 x 0.31 in)
Weight 145 g (5.11 oz) - -
SIM Type - Dual-SIM Dual-SIM
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) 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 SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Notification LED - Yes Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1 with Lumia Denim Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53, Exynos 7870 1.9 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A72 & 1.3 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A53, Exynos 7880
GPU Adreno 305 Mali-T830 MP2 Mali-T860 MP4
RAM 1 GB 2 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 8 GB 16 GB 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 256 GB microSD, up to 256 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3, ClearBlack Display Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 4.7 inches 5.2 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 67.43% 68.14% 71.34%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 16 MP
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, 1/4'' Sensor Size 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 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 1 MP, 720p [Similar] 8 MP [Similar] 16 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

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

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 256 GB microSD, up to 256 GB
USB OTG - Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2500 mAh 2350 mAh 3000 mAh
Stand by Up to 864 h (2G)
Up to 864 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 26 h 30 min (2G)
Up to 17 h 30 min (3G)
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