Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia M2 Aqua vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

Sony Xperia M2 Aqua
sony xperia m2 aqua
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
samsung galaxy a5 (2017)
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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Samsung
Announced August 2014 January 2017
Status Available - September 2014 Coming Soon - January 2017
Price - Rs. 28,990 ($399.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Golden Black, White, Gold, Pink Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 140 x 72 x 8.6 mm
(5.51 x 2.83 x 0.34 in)
146.1 x 71.4 x 7.9 mm
(5.75 x 2.81 x 0.31 in)
Weight 149 g (5.26 oz) -
SIM Type - Dual-SIM
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all models GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 - D2403
HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - D2406
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - D2403 LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - IP65/IP68 certified - dust and water proof up to 1.5 meter and 30 minutes -
Notification LED - Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8926-2 Snapdragon 400 [Similar] 1.9 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A72 & 1.3 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A53, Exynos 7880 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 305 [Similar] Mali-T860 MP4 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 3 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 8 GB 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 256 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.8 inches [Similar] 5.2 inches [Similar]
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels (229 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 63.27% 71.34%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar] 16 MP [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, f/1.9 aperture, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama
Video 1080p@30fps, HDR 1080p@30fps
Front Camera VGA, 480p [Similar] 16 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 107 kbps Yes
Edge Up to 296 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps, VoLTE
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, apt-X, LE v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE, ANT+
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go, USB Host Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB, 1 GB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 256 GB
USB OTG Supported Supported

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 Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2300 mAh 3000 mAh
Stand by Up to 595 h (2G)
Up to 641 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 11 h 23 min (2G)
Up to 12 h 11 min (3G)
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