Compare Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) vs Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

  • Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) has bigger 5.2 inch screen than Sony Xperia Z3 Compact(4.6 inch).
  • Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) and Sony Xperia Z3 Compact both features 2 GB RAM.
  • Sony Xperia Z3 Compact features 20.7 MP rear camera which clicks clear and sharp pictures.
  • Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) features 5 MP front camera which is better than Sony Xperia Z3 Compact.

Compare Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) with Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

SummarySummary 75 Score 74 Score
Performance Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615Exynos 7580 Octa
2 GB RAM RAM
Android OS, v5.1.1
Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801
2 GB RAM RAM
Android OS, v4.4.4, v5.0
Display 5.2 inch
1080 x 1920 pixels
424 PPI Density
4.6 inch
720 x 1280 pixels
319 PPI Density
Camera 13 MP (Main)
5 MP (Front)
20.7 MP (Main)
2.2 MP (Front)
Battery 2900 mAh
Li-Ion
2600 mAh
Li-Ion
DisplayDisplay
Screen Size 5.2 inch 4.6 inch
Screen Resolution 1080x1920 pixels 720x1280 pixels
Pixel Density 424 PPI 319 PPI
Display Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Gorilla Glass - -
Screen Protection - -
ChipsetChipset
Brand Samsung Sony
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615Exynos 7580 Octa Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801
Processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400
RAM 2 GB RAM 2 GB RAM
GPU Adreno 405Mali-T720MP2 Adreno 330
CameraCamera
Rear Camera Resolution 13 MP 20.7 MP
Front Camera Resolution 5 MP 2.2 MP
Dual Camera
Video
Camera Features Autofocus, Touch Focus, Flash, Panorama, Geo-Tagging Autofocus, Touch Focus, Flash, Panorama
GeneralGeneral
Operating System Android Android
OS Version Android OS, v5.1.1 Android OS, v4.4.4, v5.0
Weight 155 g 129 g
Dimensions 144.8 x 71 x 7.3 mm 127.3 x 64.9 x 8.6 mm
Thickness
StorageStorage
Internal Storage 16 GB 16 GB
Card Slot microSD, up to 128 G microSD, up to 128 G
Other 16GB storage, microSD card slot 16GB storage, microSD card slot
CommunicationCommunication
SIM Card Slots Dual SIM Single SIM
SIM Card Type Nano-SIM Nano-SIM
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.0, A2DP, LE, apt-X
3.5 mm Jack Yes Yes
NFC Yes (LTE model only) Yes
ConnectivityConnectivity
2G
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - A510F, A510FD, A5100, A510Y
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - D5803
4G
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 40(2300) - A510F, A510FD
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 13(700), 17(700), 20(800) - D5803
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, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
GPS
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
GPRS
EDGE
Radio
BatteryBattery
Battery Capacity 2900 mAh 2600 mAh
Battery Type Li-Ion Li-Ion
Standby Time Up to 880 h (2G) / Up to 920 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 16 h (3G) Up to 12 h (2G) / Up to 14 h (3G)
Other FeaturesOther Features
Fingerprint Scanner
Waterproof
Sensors Fingerprint
accelerometer
proximity
compass
Accelerometer
gyro
proximity
compass
barometer
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, IM, Push Email
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: 60% in 30 min (Quick Charge 2.0) , ANT+ support , Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic , Xvid/MP4/H.264 player , MP3/eAAC+/WAV/Flac player , Document viewer , Photo viewer/editor , Voice memo/dial

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
 

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact Pros & Cons

  • Water resistant and dust resistant proof phone
  • Comes with 20.7 MP rear camera SteadyShot,Superior Auto, Burst mode, Image stabilizer
  • Excellent pixel density 319 ppi so that your display clarity is superb
  • 2 GB RAM along with Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400 processor gives fast speed
  • Front facing camera mega pixel must be improved
  • It doesn’t support Dual SIM
 
 

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