Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy A8 vs Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge vs Sony Xperia Z5 Dual

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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Sony
Announced July 2015 February 2016 September 2015
Status Available - August 2015 Available - March 2016 Available - October 2015
Price Rs. 26,990 ($396.91) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 50,900 ($748.53) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 52,990 ($0.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold Various White, Graphite Black, Gold, Green
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 158 x 76.8 x 5.9 mm
(6.22 x 3.02 x 0.23 in)
150.9 x 72.6 x 7.7 mm
(5.94 x 2.86 x 0.3 in)
146 x 72 x 7.3 mm
(5.75 x 2.83 x 0.29 in)
Weight 151 g (5.33 oz) 157 g (5.54 oz) 154 g (5.43 oz)
SIM Type - Single SIM (Nano-SIM), Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, Dual Stand-by) -
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - E6633, E6683
4G Network LTE LTE LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700), 20(800) - E6633
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - Fingerprint sensor - Heart rate sensor
- Fingerprint sensor
- IP68 certified - dust and water resistant
- Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes
- Fingerprint Sensor
- IP68 certified - dust proof and water resistant over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes
Notification LED - Yes -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 Quad-core (2x 2.15 GHz Kryo & 2x 1.6 GHz Kryo)/ Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Mongoose & 4x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53) , Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820/ Exynos 8 Octa 8890 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A57, Qualcomm MSM8994 Snapdragon 810
GPU Adreno 405 Adreno 530/ Mali-T880 MP12 Adreno 430
RAM 2 GB 4 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 32 GB 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD upto 256GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, Curved Edge Screen, Always-on display IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating, Triluminos display, X-Reality Engine
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.7 inches 5.5 inches 5.2 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (534 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 73.99% 76.13% 70.79%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels 12 MP, 4608 x 2592 pixels 23 MP
Flash LED flash LED Flash LED Flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Phase Detection Autofocus, Dual Pixel, f/1.7, 1/2.6' Sensor Size, 1 ┬Ám Pixel Size, Smart Optical Image Stablization, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama Phase Detection Autofocus, f/2.0, 24mm, 1/2.3" Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec. 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR
Front Camera 5 MP, 1080p [Similar] 5 MP, f/1.7, Dual Video Call, Auto HDR [Similar] 5.1 MP, f/2.4, 1080p, HDR [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Up to 107 kbps
Edge Yes Yes Up to 296 kbps
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat9 450/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.2, A2DP, LE, apt-X v4.1, A2DP, aptX
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, 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, DLNA, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0, USB Host microUSB v2.0 (MHL 3 TV-out), USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ Beidou (market dependant) Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 32 GB, 4 GB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD upto 256GB 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-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3050 mAh 3600 mAh 2900 mAh
Stand by - - Up to 520 h (2G)
Up to 540 h (3G)
Talk Time - - Up to 13 h 10 min (2G)
Up to 17 h (3G)