• Samsung Galaxy A5 vs Samsung Galaxy Grand Max vs Samsung Galaxy S6 Active

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy A5 vs Samsung Galaxy Grand Max vs Samsung Galaxy S6 Active

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Samsung
Announced October 2014 January 2015 June 2015
Status Available - November 2014 Available - January 2015 Available - June 2015
Price Rs. 18,090 ($266.03) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 13,999 ($205.87) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 595 ($999.99) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Pearl White, Midnight Black, Platinum Silver, Soft Pink, Light B Black, White Yes
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 139.3 x 69.7 x 6.7 mm
(5.48 x 2.74 x 0.26 in)
146 x 74.8 x 7.9 mm
(5.75 x 2.94 x 0.31 in)
143.5 x 70.6 x 6.9 mm
(5.65 x 2.78 x 0.27 in)
Weight 123 g (4.34 oz) 161 g (5.68 oz) 138 g (4.87 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20) LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700), 20(800)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - - Fingerprint sensor (PayPal certified)
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
- IP67 certified - dust and water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes
- MIL-STD-810G certified - salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation,

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57, Exynos 7420
GPU - Adreno 306 Mali-T760
RAM 2 GB 1.5 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 16 GB 32/64/128 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 5.25 inches 5.1 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (280 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (576 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 70.85% 69.44% 70.76%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio - FM Radio No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 16 MP, 2988 x 5312 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED Flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR, Wide Selfie, Rear-cam Selfie Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR, Wide Selfie, Rear-cam Selfie Auto focus, OIS, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps
Front Camera 5 MP [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL 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+ v4.0, BLE, ANT+ v4.1, A2DP, LE, apt-X
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, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0 (MHL 3 TV-out), USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 1.5 GB RAM 32/64/128 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB No
USB OTG - - Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not 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 Non-removable Li-Po Battery Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2300 mAh 2500 mAh 2550 mAh
Stand by - Up to 386 h -
Talk Time - - Up to 23 h (3G)