Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Nexus vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)

Samsung Galaxy Nexus
samsung galaxy nexus
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)
samsung galaxy a5 (2016)
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung
Announced October 2011 December 2015
Status Available - November 2011 Available - February 2016
Price - Rs. 21,900 ($322.06) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black Black, White, Gold, Pink Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 135.5 x 67.9 x 8.9 mm
(5.33 x 2.67 x 0.35 in)
144.8 x 71.0 x 7.3 mm
(5.7 x 2.8 x 0.29 in)
Weight 135 g (4.76 oz) 155 g (5.47 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 (region specific) LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Messaging SMS, MMS, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Processor Dual-core 1.2GHz Cortex-A9 CPU, TI OMAP 4460 chipset [Similar] Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 [Similar]
GPU No [Similar] -
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/32 GB storage 16 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.65 inches [Similar] 5.2 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (316 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 64.72% 72.38%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592x1936 pixels [Similar] 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 microUSB microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support, barometer sensor Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 128 GB

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1750 mAh 2900 mAh
Stand by Up to 290 h (2G)
Up to 270 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 17 h 40 min (2G)
Up to 8 h 20 min (3G)
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