Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) vs Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017)

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)
samsung galaxy a5 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017)
samsung galaxy j5 (2017)
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung
Announced December 2015 June 2017
Status Available - February 2016 Available - June 2017
Price Rs. 21,900 ($322.06) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 19,500 ($300.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Gold, Pink Gold Blue, Black, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 144.8 x 71.0 x 7.3 mm
(5.7 x 2.8 x 0.29 in)
146.3 x 71.3 x 7.9 mm
(5.76 x 2.81 x 0.31 in)
Weight 155 g (5.47 oz) -
SIM Type - Dual-SIM
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - J710F, J710H
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - J710M
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 40(2300) - J710F
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Fingerprint Sensor
Notification LED - Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat)
Processor Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 [Similar] Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53, Exynos 7870 Octa [Similar]
GPU - Mali-T830MP2 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 256 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 2.5D Gorilla Glass
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.2 inches [Similar] 5.2 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi) [Similar] 720 x 1280 pixels (282 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 72.38% 71.68%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels [Similar] 13 MP [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED Flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama Autofocus, f/1.7, 28mm, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 5 MP [Similar] 13 MP, f/1.9 [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, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.1, A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0, USB OTG
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 256 GB
USB OTG - Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
Light Sensor light sensor present light sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2900 mAh 3000 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -