Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy A5 vs Huawei Honor 8

Samsung Galaxy A5
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Huawei Honor 8
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Huawei
Announced October 2014 July 2016
Status Available - November 2014 Available - August 2016
Price Rs. 18,090 ($266.03) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 18,999 ($400.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Pearl White, Midnight Black, Platinum Silver, Soft Pink, Light B Sunrise Gold, Midnight Black, Sakura Pink, Sapphire Blue, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 139.3 x 69.7 x 6.7 mm
(5.48 x 2.74 x 0.26 in)
145.5 x 71 x 7.5 mm
(5.73 x 2.8 x 0.3 in)
Weight 123 g (4.34 oz) 153 g (5.4 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz [Similar] Quad-core 2.3 GHz Cortex-A72 + quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex A53, HiSilicon Kirin 950 [Similar]
GPU - Mali-T880 MP4 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 4 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)

display Display

Type Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen IPS LCD 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 70.85% 72.03%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels [Similar] Dual 12 MP, f/2.2 [Similar]
Flash LED flash Yes
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR, Wide Selfie, Rear-cam Selfie 1.4 ┬Ám Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps, HDR
Front Camera 5 MP [Similar] 8 MP, f/2.4, LED flash [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.0, BLE, ANT+ v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 32 GB, 4 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)

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-Po Battery
Capacity 2300 mAh 3000 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -