Compare Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

  • Both Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) and Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) comes with 5.2 inch display.
  • Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) has more 3 GB RAM compared to Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)(2 GB RAM).
  • Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) features 16 MP rear camera which clicks clear and sharp pictures.
  • Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) features 16 MP front camera for better selfies.

Compare Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) with Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

SummarySummary 75 Score 78 Score
Performance Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615Exynos 7580 Octa
2 GB RAM
Android OS, v5.1.1
Exynos 7880
3 GB RAM
Android ,Marshmallow 6.0.1
Display 5.2 inch
1080 x 1920 pixels
424 PPI Density
5.2 inch
1920 x 1080 pixels
424 PPI Density
Camera 13 MP (Main)
5 MP (Front)
16 MP (Main)
16 MP (Front)
Battery 2900 mAh
Li-Ion
3000 mAh
Li-ion
DisplayDisplay
Screen Size 5.2 inch 5.2 inch
Screen Resolution 1080x1920 pixels 1920 * 1080 pixels
Pixel Density 424 PPI 424 PPI
Display Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors Super AMOLED 2.5D curved display
Gorilla Glass - -
Screen Protection - -
ChipsetChipset
Brand Samsung Samsung
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615Exynos 7580 Octa Exynos 7880
Processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 Octa-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A53
RAM 2 GB RAM 3 GB RAM
GPU Adreno 405Mali-T720MP2 Mali-T830 MP3
CameraCamera
Rear Camera Resolution 13 MP 16 MP
Front Camera Resolution 5 MP 16 MP
Dual Camera
Video
Camera Features Autofocus, Touch Focus, Flash, Panorama, Geo-Tagging Autofocus, Touch Focus, Flash, Panorama, Geo-Tagging
GeneralGeneral
Operating System Android Android
OS Version Android OS, v5.1.1 Android ,Marshmallow 6.0.1
Weight 155 g 157 g
Dimensions 144.8 x 71 x 7.3 mm 146.1 x 71.4 x 7.9 mm
Thickness 7.9mm
StorageStorage
Internal Storage 16 GB 32 GB
Card Slot microSD, up to 128 G microSD, Up to 256 GB
Other 16GB storage, microSD card slot 32GB, Expandable up to 256GB
CommunicationCommunication
SIM Card Slots Dual SIM Dual SIM
SIM Card Type Nano-SIM Micro-SIM
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE
3.5 mm Jack Yes Yes
NFC Yes (LTE model only)
ConnectivityConnectivity
2G
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
3G
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - A510F, A510FD, A5100, A510Y
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
4G
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 40(2300) - A510F, A510FD
LTE 2100, LTE 800, LTE 1800, LTE 2600
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
GPS
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
A-GPS, Glonass
GPRS
EDGE
Radio
BatteryBattery
Battery Capacity 2900 mAh 3000 mAh
Battery Type Li-Ion Li-ion
Standby Time
Talk Time Up to 16 h (3G)
Other FeaturesOther Features
Fingerprint Scanner
Waterproof
Sensors Fingerprint
accelerometer
proximity
compass
Accelerometer
Proximity
Geomagnetic
RGB Light
Barometer
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Java No No
Other Fast battery charging , ANT+ support , Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic , MP4/WMV/H.264 player , MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC player , Photo/video editor , Document viewer Fast battery charging , ANT+ support , Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic , MP4/WMV/H.264 player , MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC player , Photo/video editor , Document viewer

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) Pros & Cons

  • Very elegant and premium design.
  • The memory can be expended up to 128 GB.
  • 2900 mAh battery gives pretty decent backup.
  • Body is fully covered and protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 4.
  • Non removable battery
 

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Pros & Cons

  • Super AMOLED display
  • Great shots can be taken by both front and rear cameras
  • Waterproof smartphone
  • Robust overall configuration
  • Battery could have been better
 
 

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