• Samsung Galaxy S6 (CDMA) vs Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016) vs alcatel Idol 3 (4.7)

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy S6 (CDMA) vs Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016) vs alcatel Idol 3 (4.7)

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung alcatel
Announced March 2015 December 2015 March 2015
Status Available - April 2015 Coming Soon - December 2015 Available - June 2015
Price Rs. 29,999 ($441.16) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 17,300 ($254.41) [Similarly Priced] -
Colors White Pearl, Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum Various Various
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 143.5 x 70.6 x 6.9 mm
(5.65 x 2.78 x 0.27 in)
134.5 x 65.2 x 7.3 mm
(5.3 x 2.57 x 0.29 in)
134.6 x 65.9 x 7.6 mm
(5.3 x 2.59 x 0.3 in)
Weight 140 g (4.94 oz) 132 g (4.66 oz) 110 g (3.88 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - G920V, G920P
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - G920V, G920P, G920R
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 - G920V HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - EMEA
HSDPA 850 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - USA
4G Network LTE band 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 13(700) - G920V LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) - EMEA
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - Corning Gorilla Glass 4 back panel
- Fingerprint sensor (PayPal certified)
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
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hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57, Exynos 7420 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410
GPU Mali-T760MP8 Adreno 306 Adreno 306
RAM 3 GB 1.5 GB 1.5 GB
Internal Memory 32/64/128 GB 16 GB 8 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) - single-SIM model

display Display

Type Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 4 Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.1 inches 4.7 inches 4.7 inches
Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels (576 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 70.76% 69.65% 68.86%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 16 MP, 2988 x 5312 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 13 MP, f/2.0
Flash LED Flash LED flash LED flash
Features OIS, Auto-focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama Auto focus, 1/3" Sensor Size, 1.12 ┬Ám Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec. 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 5 MP, 1440p@30fps, dual video call, Auto [Similar] 5 MP [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, LE, apt-X v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.0, A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0, USB Host microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant) Yes, with A-GPS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML

memory User Memory

Internal 32/64/128 GB, 3 GB RAM 16 GB, 1.5 GB RAM 8 GB, 1.5 GB RAM/ 16 GB, 1.5 GB RAM (Dual SIM model)
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) - single-SIM model
USB OTG Supported - Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not 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 supported NFC not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2550 mAh 2300 mAh 2000 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time Up to 23 h (3G) - -