Phone Comparison - Nokia Lumia 638 vs Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)

Nokia Lumia 638
nokia lumia 638
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)
samsung galaxy a3 (2016)
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general General Info

Manufacturer Nokia Samsung
Announced December 2014 December 2015
Status Available - December 2014 Coming Soon - December 2015
Price Rs. 7,999 ($117.63) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 17,300 ($254.41) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black Various
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 129.5 x 66.7 x 9.2 mm
(5.1 x 2.63 x 0.36 in)
134.5 x 65.2 x 7.3 mm
(5.3 x 2.57 x 0.29 in)
Weight 136 g (4.8 oz) 132 g (4.66 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 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 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2300 / 2500 / 2600 (Bands 3, 7, 38, 39, 40, 41) 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

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1 Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 [Similar] Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 305 [Similar] Adreno 306 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 1.5 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 8 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3, ClearBlack Display Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.5 inches [Similar] 4.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 480 x 854 pixels (218 ppi) [Similar] 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 64.43% 69.65%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592 х 1944 pixels [Similar] 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels [Similar]
Flash No LED flash
Features Auto focus, 1/4 Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama
Video Yes 1080p@30fps
Front Camera No [Similar] 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge 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
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, LE/ apt-X after WP8 Denim update v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 1.5 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not 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 Li-Ion Battery (BL-5H) Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1830 mAh 2300 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -