Phone Comparison - Motorola Nexus 6 vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

Motorola Nexus 6
motorola nexus 6
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
samsung galaxy a5 (2017)
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general General Info

Manufacturer Motorola Samsung
Announced October 2014 January 2017
Status Available - November 2014 Coming Soon - January 2017
Price - Rs. 28,990 ($399.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Midnight Blue, Cloud White Black, White, Gold, Pink Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 159.26 x 82.98 x 10.06 mm
(6.27 x 3.27 x 0.4 in)
146.1 x 71.4 x 7.9 mm
(5.75 x 2.81 x 0.31 in)
Weight 184 g (6.49 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 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 - XT1100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - XT1103
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 / 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 / TD-LTE 2500 - XT1100 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 9, 19, 20, 28, 41)
LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 TD-LTE 2500 - XT1103 (Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 17, 25, 26, 29, 41)
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features Dual front-facing speakers, Water resistant -
Notification LED - Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop) Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Processor Quad-core 2.7 GHz Krait 450, Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 [Similar] 1.9 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A72 & 1.3 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A53, Exynos 7880 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 420 [Similar] Mali-T860 MP4 [Similar]
RAM 3 GB [Browse Similar] 3 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 32/64 GB 32 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 256 GB

display Display

Type AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.96 inches [Similar] 5.2 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels (493 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 74.05% 71.34%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels [Similar] 16 MP [Similar]
Flash Dual-LED Flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Photo Sphere, HDR, Dual Recording, OIS Auto focus, f/1.9 aperture, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, optical stabilization 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 2 MP, 720p [Similar] 16 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, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps, VoLTE
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE, ANT+
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 (SlimPort), USB Host, USB On-the-go Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32/64 GB, 3 GB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 256 GB
USB OTG Supported 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 supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3220 mAh 3000 mAh
Stand by Up to 330 h -
Talk Time Up to 24 h -