• Samsung I9506 Galaxy S4 vs Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) vs Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)

Phone Comparison - Samsung I9506 Galaxy S4 vs Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) vs Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Samsung
Announced Q3 2013 December 2015 December 2015
Status Available - Q3 2013 Available - February 2016 Coming Soon - December 2015
Price - Rs. 25,900 ($380.88) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 17,300 ($254.41) [Similarly Priced]
Colors White Frost, Black Mist / Arctic Blue, Red Aurora Black, White, Gold, Pink Gold Various
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm
(5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 in)
151.5 x 74.1 x 7.3 mm
(5.96 x 2.92 x 0.29 in)
134.5 x 65.2 x 7.3 mm
(5.3 x 2.57 x 0.29 in)
Weight 130 g (4.59 oz) 172 g (6.07 oz) 132 g (4.66 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Corning Gorilla Glass 4 -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Octa-core (4x1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53)
Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615
Exynos 7580 Octa
Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410
GPU Adreno 330 Adreno 405
Mali-T720MP2
Adreno 306
RAM 2 GB 3 GB 1.5 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 16 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 5.5 inches 4.7 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 72.15% 74.11% 69.65%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No FM radio with RDS; recording FM radio
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR Auto focus, f/1.9 aperture, Optical Image Stabilization, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, dual-video rec. 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar] 5 MP, f/1.9, 1080p [Similar] 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host microUSB v2.0, USB OTG microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant) Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 3 GB RAM 16 GB, 1.5 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG Supported Supported -

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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 supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2600 mAh 3300 mAh 2300 mAh
Stand by Up to 370 h (3G) Up to 78 h -
Talk Time Up to 17 h (3G) Up to 17 h (3G) -