• Samsung Galaxy A5 vs Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) vs Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy A5 vs Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) vs Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)

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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Samsung
Announced October 2014 March 2016 January 2017
Status Available - November 2014 Available - March 2016 Coming Soon - January 2017
Price Rs. 18,090 ($266.03) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 15,990 ($235.15) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 19,990 ($299.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Pearl White, Midnight Black, Platinum Silver, Soft Pink, Light B Gold, White, Pink Various
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 139.3 x 69.7 x 6.7 mm
(5.48 x 2.74 x 0.26 in)
151.7 x 76 x 7.8 mm
(5.97 x 2.99 x 0.31 in)
135.4 x 66.2 x 7.9 mm
(5.33 x 2.61 x 0.31 in)
Weight 123 g (4.34 oz) 170 g (6 oz) -
SIM Type - - Dual-SIM
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - J710F, J710H
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - J710M
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 40(2300) - J710F 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

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz Octa-core (4x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.0 GHz Cortex-A53), Qualcomm MSM8952 Snapdragon 617 Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53, Exynos 7870
GPU - Adreno 405 Mali-T830 MP2
RAM 2 GB 3 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 16 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 256 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 5.5 inches 4.7 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 70.85% 72.16% 68.14%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 13 MP 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED Flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR, Wide Selfie, Rear-cam Selfie Autofocus, f/1.9, 28mm, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 5 MP [Similar] 5 MP, f/1.9, LED Flash [Similar] 8 MP [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 HSPA, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps, VoLTE
Bluetooth v4.0, BLE, ANT+ v4.1, A2DP v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE, ANT+
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0 Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, Fast Charging
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 3 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 256 GB
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 supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po Battery Removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2300 mAh 3300 mAh 2350 mAh
Stand by - Up to 354 h -
Talk Time - - -