Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) vs Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 Duos

Price Comparison (India) - -

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Samsung
Announced December 2015 March 2017 June 2014
Status Available - February 2016 Available - April 2017 Available - June 2014
Price Rs. 21,900 ($322.06) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 57,900 ($720.00) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 16,999 ($249.99) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Gold, Pink Gold Black, White, Gold, Silver, Pink Gold Charcoal Black, Shimmery White, Electric Blue and Copper Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 144.8 x 71.0 x 7.3 mm
(5.7 x 2.8 x 0.29 in)
148.9 x 68.1 x 8 mm
(5.86 x 2.68 x 0.31 in)
142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm
(5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 in)
Weight 155 g (5.47 oz) 155 g (5.47 oz) 145 g (5.11 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) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) LTE LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
SAR US - W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
- W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
1.15 W/kg (head)
1.50 W/kg (body)
SAR EU - W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
- W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
0.73 W/kg (head)
0.28 W/kg (body)
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Notification LED - Yes -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo)
Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz & 4x1.7 GHz), Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
Exynos 8895 Octa
Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801
GPU - Adreno 540 Adreno 330
RAM 2 GB 4 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 64 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, Gorilla Glass 5 Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.2 inches 5.8 inches 5.1 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi) 1440 x 2960 pixels (568 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (432 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 72.38% 84.06% 69.63%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio FM radio, recording No No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 12 MP 16 MP
Flash LED flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone) LED Flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama Phase Detection Autofocus, OIS, f/1.7 aperture, Geo-tagging, Simultaneous 4K Video And 9MP Image Recording, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama Phase Detection Autofocus, f/2.2, 31mm, 1/2.6" sensor size, 1.12 ┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps 2160p@60fps, 1080p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec. 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front Camera 5 MP [Similar] 8 MP, AF [Similar] 2 MP, f/2.4, 22mm, 1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA, LTE, VoLTE HSPA, LTE
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE, aptX
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 v3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector microUSB v3.0 (MHL 2.1 TV-out), USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 64 GB, 4 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
USB OTG - Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint supported fingerprint 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
Barometer Sensor barometer sensor barometer sensor present barometer sensor
Heart-rate Sensor heart rate sensor heart rate sensor present heart rate sensor
NFC NFC supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery Removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2900 mAh 3000 mAh 2800 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time - - Up to 21 h (3G)