• Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 vs Samsung Galaxy A5 vs Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 vs Samsung Galaxy A5 vs Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Samsung
Announced February 2012 October 2014 January 2017
Status Available - May 2012 Available - November 2014 Coming Soon - January 2017
Price - Rs. 18,090 ($266.03) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 19,990 ($299.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black Pearl White, Midnight Black, Platinum Silver, Soft Pink, Light B Various
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 118.3 x 62.2 x 10.5 mm
(4.66 x 2.45 x 0.41 in)
139.3 x 69.7 x 6.7 mm
(5.48 x 2.74 x 0.26 in)
135.4 x 66.2 x 7.9 mm
(5.33 x 2.61 x 0.31 in)
Weight 122 g (4.3 oz) 123 g (4.34 oz) -
SIM Type - - Dual-SIM
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Notification LED - - Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Processor Dual-core 800 MHz, NovaThor U8500 Quad-core 1.2 GHz Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53, Exynos 7870
GPU Mali-400MP - Mali-T830 MP2
RAM 768 MB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 4 GB storage 16 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 256 GB

display Display

Type PLS TFT capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.8 inches 5.0 inches 4.7 inches
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (246 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 55.64% 70.85% 68.14%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR, Wide Selfie, Rear-cam Selfie Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama
Video Yes, 720p@30fps 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] 5 MP [Similar] 8 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps, VoLTE
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 with A2DP v4.0, BLE, ANT+ v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE, ANT+
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, 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, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 microUSB microUSB v2.0 Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, Fast Charging
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
Browser HTML HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 4 GB storage, 768 MB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 64 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 not supported NFC supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1500 mAh 2300 mAh 2350 mAh
Stand by Up to 670 h (2G)
Up to 640 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 16 h 20 min (2G)
Up to 7 h 30 min (3G)
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